Thursday, July 31, 2008

BISS Features: Vagaboom! Benefit /Martin Fierro Tribute/ Everyone Orchestra / Hornucopia / La Tortugas / Save The Plant!

Ticket Giveaways are listed below. The full BISS list will be out next week. Check the BISS Google Calendar. calendar for all the show dates until then. And mark your calendar for these featured shows!

August 2nd - Vagaboom! Benefit Concert - Fat City SF, San Francisco
Support Vagaboom! by coming out to the show this Saturday August 2nd. Artists include: Monophonics, Triple Cobra, The Thrill of It All, think13, Charm School Dropouts, Dirty Orange Sun, Tracey Amos, & The Guverment. VAGABOOM! is a program that gives Youth an opportunity to learn to work in a team, exploring a variety of rare skills. We blend exciting aspects of art, acrobatics, circus arts, music, theater performance and production, and movement to nurture the Youth's awareness of their skills as an amazing expressive vehicle in this world. We provide a unique educational environment, and small teacher/student ratio in classes. We create original stage performance productions, fusing fun with education. http://think13live.com/?page_id=49
August 8th - ZERO: A Tribute to Martin Fierro - The Fillmore, San Francisco
A memorial concert in honor of the late and great Martin Fierro will be held on 8/8/08 featuring surviving/former members of ZERO and many very special guests. Join us as we celebrate and honor the memory, music and life of Martin. http://www.livenation.com/event/getEvent/eventId/325451

August 9th - Everyone Orchestra - Great American Music Hall, San Francisco

Everyone Orchestra returns to the Great American for a special night of EO featuring conductor Matt Butler, Steve Kimock, Dan Lebowitz, Chris Haugen, Mike Sugar, Audio Angel, Sasha Butterfly, Sikiru Adepoju, John Morgan Kimock, Asher Fulero, Julian Fritz and more. This unique live performance based project features an ever-changing cast of musicians creating inspirational improvisation, night after night. This incarnation of EO will feature Jambay classics, Kimock favorites and unexpected happenings. http://www.tsunamipublicity.com/epk08/EO/EO-ecard_new.html


September 4th -14th The Hornucopia Festival - Multiple Venues, San Francisco

The Hornucopia Festival is a new festival featuring the best horn and brass driven bands in the Bay Area and beyond for two weeks of mind blowing, soul shaking shows, workshops and presentations. Taking place September 4th ? 14th at 9 different Bay Area venues, The Hornucopia Festival is a celebration of the historic and contemporary power of horn and brass music to bring people together while exuberantly bridging genres, languages, borders and cultures. With educational workshops, a DIY parade, and over 30 eclectic bands, The Hornucopia Festival will bring together music as diverse as Gypsy Brass to Afrobeat, Marching Bands to Cartoon Bands, Punk Rock Polka to New Orleans 2nd line, delighting hot and cool Jazz cats, klezmorim, soul stirrers and salseros alike in one brassy, horny celebration. Featuring: Orgone, The Realistic Orchestra, Frank London's SF KLEZMER BRASS ALL-STARS, The Yard Dogs Road Show, The Shotgun Wedding Quintet, Aphrodesia, Extra Action Marching Band, Brass Menazerie, Rube Waddell, The Bayonics, Marcus Shelby, Iron + The Albatross, Todd Sickafoose, Lord Loves A Working Man, Polkacide, Manicato, The Brass Mafia, Mitch Marcus Quintet, The Monophonics, Kapakahi, Edmund Welles, Kugelplex, Dan Cantrell's Megaband,
Tin Cup Serenade, Blue Bone Express, Du Uy Quintet, Franco Nero, Gomorran Social Aid + Pleasure Club, Zoyres, Brass Liberation Orchestra, The Cottontails, The Nice Guy Trio, Spaceheater, Hot Pocket http://www.hornucopiafestival.org/


Thursday, October 30th and run through Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 - LAS TORTUGAS DANCE of the DEAD, Yosemite, CA

Blue Turtle Seduction and TerraFin Entertainment are honored to present the 3rd Annual ?LAS TORTUGAS DANCE of the DEAD?. The event is located 100 yards from the Central Western Gate of the magnificent Yosemite National Park, at the Evergreen Lodge in Groveland, Ca.

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This year?s artist lineup features an amazing array of artists with an emphasis from the exploding Northern California music scene. We are absolutely thrilled to announce the following confirmed acts:
ALO, TEA LEAF GREEN, HOT BUTTERED RUM, Host Band BLUE TURTLE SEDUCTION, MELVIN SEALS' JGB, THE MOTHER HIPS, CORNMEAL, LEBO, TREVOR GARROD, GUITARMAGEDDON, POOR MAN?S WHISKEY, DELTA NOVE, BLVD, MONOPHONICS, THE TRESPASSERS, IZABELLA, TRACORUM, BIG LIGHT, SEAN LEAHY AND FRIENDS, UNDERGROUND ORCHESTRA, ON THE ONE, VICTOR BARNES, TISTRYA AND FRIENDS, MONTANA SLIM, DAVE STEIN BUBHUB, & WISEBIRD.
The festivities begin on Thursday, October 30th and run through Sunday, November 2nd, 2008.

http://evergreenhalloween.inticketing.com/


Today! Help save The Plant Studios, Sausalito, CA
The Plant Studios, where Episode One and Episode Two were recorded, is in danger of being torn-down to make way for dun Dun DUN? an office building. Home to wonderful people that have helped world-famous musicians complete their visions, this musical treasure needs to be saved. Please help by signing this online petition.

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This Week's Ticket Giveaways: You know the deal! Be the first person to send us a new sign up for the list who WANTS to be added.

Thurs, 7/31/2008 - Afrolicious,Pleasuremaker & Senor Oz @ Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA


Fri, 8/1/2008 - RAW DELUXE & TRUNK FULLA FUNK (with playaz of: Karl Denson, Signal Path) @ Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA


Sat, 8/2/2008 - The ESTATE (plus: *CARNEY*) - CD Release @ Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA


Thurs, 8/7/2008 - MIKE DILLON's Go-Go Jungle @ Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA


Fri, 8/8/2008 - BIG SAM'S FUNKY NATION & THE PIMPS OF JOYTIME @ Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA


Fri, 8/8/2008 - The Pimps Of Joytime @ Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA


Sat, 8/9/2008 - *LATE-NITE SHOW* @ Boom Boom Room *THE PIMPS OF JOYTIME* (Starts @1:00am/'til 4:15am+) Saturday @ Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA


Fri, 8/22/2008 - Vinyl @ Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA


Sat, 8/23/2008 - ERIC McFADDEN TRIO with ROBERT MERCURIO & JEFF RAINES (of Galactic) @ Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA


Sat, 8/30/2008 - Monophonics @ Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA

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