Wednesday, December 09, 2009

BISS 12.10.09 - Los Lobos/ Grace Potter/ Garage A Trois/ Topaz/ The Biss Holiday Show @ Pier 23

Please join us this Friday, Dec 11th for a very special BISS Night on the HEATED AND COVERED DECK @ Pier 23 to celebrate the holidays with BISS Entertainment for our holiday show!! There will be food, music, friends, & fun!! Bring a toy to donate and get entered in the raffle to win more FREE tickets to more shows! The entertainment will feature BISS Artists Mission Players, The San Fran Review featuring *bernadette* and Pamela Parker, DJ ISM, special guest comedian Doug Ferarri, and more! 8PM.

Come help us fill the pier with holiday cheer!

The Night Before BISS List
by Dana Marinelli
Twas the night before BISS List, and everyone said,
oh where are the listings, I'm filling with dread.

The clean club clothes were hung by the chimney with care,
but what's the good show this weekend, who, when and where?

The hippies and groupies were snug in their beds,
while visions of free tickets danced in their heads.

The BISS list was typed, and ready to send,
but it appeared that the night of picking winners was not at it's end.

When out on Balboa St, there arose such a clatter,
Miss Biss jumped from her computer chair to see what was the matter.

Away to the door she flew like a flash,
moved the bong over and pushed back the stash.

The moon on the face of the street sign aglow,
Gave the luster of midday to the 31 in tow.

Then, what to her wondering eyes did appear,
but a tour bus smelling of Jack Daniels and Beer.

With a little old driver, so lively and quick,
She knew in a second it must be St. Nick.

More rapid than Facebook statuses appear,
he recited the venues he's been to all year:

Red Devil and Yoshi's, the Warfield and Indy,
Slims, Pier 23, and BBR on Fillmore and Geary.

To the front of the line! To the front of the line!
I've won tickets from BISS List, it must be a sign!

And as bar patrons rush as last drink is called,
Santa Steve climbed on his tour bus in an attempt not to stall.

So straight out to Geary, the bus seemed to fly,
and headed after him towards the Fillmore, Miss Biss would try.

She was dressed all in fur, from her head to her toe,
with New Orleans Sparkley scarves, her guest list, and Bo.

A bundle of flyers she had thrown on her back,
but where were her cigarettes? She just opened a pack!

She spoke not a word but went straight to her work,
she must see 8 shows a night or the Biss List won't work.

Rock-star parking she found, on time for first set,
See you all late night at the Boom Boom Room, for out of work I can't get.

She sprang to the rope, gave the BISS Team a whistle,
the weekend is about to begin, yes fa-shizzle.

And I heard her exclaim as she danced out of sight,
Merry BissMAS to all, and to all a good night!

BISS SPONSORED EVENTS
• Running from Nov 19 through Dec 20th: The Global Film Initiative presents The Global Lens film series which can be seen in more than 35 locations across the United States and Canada and is impacting lives around the world.

"The Global Lens film series opens us to a larger world; a world where other realities, forces at large, values and survival instincts prevail. In this world, people triumph on a daily basis against the odds or deal with the grim truths of their world," Siegel said about the series. "Thanks to Global Lens, the world is smaller and our understanding of it is much larger."
Check the website for showtimes and more information: www.myspace.com/northbayfac


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BISS CALENDAR
Thurs, 12/10/2009
Grateful Dead Night: DEAD GUISE followed by GANKMORE spinning tunes **WIN TICKETS****
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php

Thurs, 12/10/2009
ONE F (with: Special Guests) **WIN TICKETS****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$7

Thurs, 12/10/2009
Afrolicious, with Pleasuremaker and Senior Oz **WIN TICKETS****
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$6

Thurs, 12/10/2009
Jerry Joseph ****
Hotel Utah Saloon, San Francisco, CA
http://www.thehotelutahsaloon.com/calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$10

Thurs, 12/10/2009
Valerie Orth, John Craigie, ****
Starry Plough, Berkeley, CA
http://www.starryploughpub.com/history/
Show: 9PM

Thurs, 12/10/2009
ICE CUBE ****
The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
http://goldenvoice.com/search/?q=san+francisco
Show: 8PM
$34.50 - $41.50

Fri, 12/11/2009
TOPAZ & MUDPHONIC (+ DJ K-OS) - GOING *LATE-NITE* ('til 3AM) **Congrats to Alvin A!****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$12

Fri, 12/11/2009
BISS ENTERTAINMENT Presents - Biss Holiday Show featuring The San Fran Review featuring Bernadette and Pamela Parker, The Mission Players **Congrats to Rachel B!****
Pier 23, San Francisco, CA
http://www.pier23cafe.com/
Show: 8PM
$10

Fri, 12/11/2009
The New Up ****
Starry Plough, Berkeley, CA
http://www.starryploughpub.com/history/
Show: 9PM
$8

Fri, 12/11/2009
Los Lobos ****Congrats Sherri M!!**Congrats to Larry S!
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C0040A2CAE04E08
Show: 9PM
$42.50

Sat, 12/12/2009
Queens of Reggae, SISTER I-LIVE / QUEEN MAKEDAH **WIN TICKETS****
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php
Show: 9:30PM
$13/$10 Advance & Students

Sat, 12/12/2009
TOPAZ & MUDPHONIC (+ DJ K-OS) - GOING *LATE-NITE* ('til 3AM) **WIN TICKETS****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$12

Sat, 12/12/2009
Garrin Benfield ****
Cafe Royale, San Francisco, CA
www.garrin.com

Sat, 12/12/2009
The Jackie Payne and Steve Edmonson Band **WIN TICKETS****
Mill Valley Masonic,, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.murphyproductions.com
Show: 8:30PM
$15 GA advanced, $20 GA day of show or $25 reserved seat

Sat, 12/12/2009
Los Lobos **WIN TICKETS****
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C0040A2CAE04E08
Show: 9PM
$42.50

Sat, 12/12/2009
Garage A Trois, feat. Stanton Moore, Skerik, Mike Dillion & Marco Benevento ****Congrats to Tom S!! Congrats to Tim S.!!**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com
Show: 8:30PM
$20

Sun, 12/13/2009
Dr. LONNIE SMITH-STANTON MOORE-DONALD HARRISON-WILL BERNARD [7:30pm) Multiple Sclerosis BENEFIT ****Congrats to Lisa W!****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 8PM
$30

Sun, 12/13/2009
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals ****Congrats Tori B!****
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C0040A2CAE04E08
Show: 9PM
$21

Tues, 12/15/2009
Davy Knowles & Back Door Slam, Rob Drabkin **WIN TICKETS****
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com
Show: 8PM
$15

Wed, 12/16/2009
THE COLIN BROWN BAND (of Monophonics) **WIN TICKETS****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$6

Thurs, 12/17/2009
ON THE SPOT TRIO ('til 2:00am+) **WIN TICKETS****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$6

Thurs, 12/17/2009
Afrolicious, with Pleasuremaker and Senior Oz **WIN TICKETS****
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$6

Thurs, 12/17/2009
Electrofunkadelica ****
Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA
http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=198854637544&mid=176d993G1eea2b0dG488743fG7
Show: 7PM

Fri, 12/18/2009
Reggae, LUTAN FYAH with QUINTO SOL plus LIONHEART SOUNDS, SECURE DEM SOUNDS, JAH WARRIOR SHELTER HI FI **WIN TICKETS****
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$20/$15 advance

Fri, 12/18/2009
DAVE BROGAN (+ Lorne Smith's *GUNS FOR SAN SEBASTIAN*) ****Congrats to Amy S!!****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$10

Fri, 12/18/2009
JACKIE GREENE ****
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/index.html
Show: 8:45PM
$30 - $40

Fri, 12/18/2009
BISS ENTERTAINMENT Presents - Biss Presents Rock Night! - Punk Funk Mob, Sistas in the Pit, American Drag **WIN TICKETS****
Pier 23, San Francisco, CA
http://www.pier23cafe.com/
Show: 10PM
$10

Fri, 12/18/2009
ALBINO!, SOCKET ****
Starry Plough, Berkeley, CA

Fri, 12/18/2009
Steve Kimock Crazy Engine, Big Light ****Congrats to Jason S!!**
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C0040A2CAE04E08
Show: 9PM
$25.00

Fri, 12/18/2009
Lee "Scratch" Perry, Revival Sound System **WIN TICKETS****
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com
Show: 9PM
$25

Sat, 12/19/2009
SOFA KINGS (+ Special Guests) **WIN TICKETS****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$10

Sat, 12/19/2009
JACKIE GREENE ****
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/index.html
Show: 8:45PM
$30 - $40

Sat, 12/19/2009
Rickie Lee Jones **WIN TICKETS****
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C0040A2CAE04E08
Show: 9PM
$36.50

Sat, 12/19/2009
Nat Keefe Concert Carnival **WIN TICKETS****
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com
Show: 9PM
$20 General Admission, $35 reserved table

Sat, 12/19/2009
Preservation Hall Jazz Band ****
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.sfsymphony.org/
Show: 8PM
$15 to $65

Sun, 12/20/2009
TEA LEAF GREEN ****
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/index.html
Show: 9:30PM
1st 100 tickets $20 - $25 there after

Sun, 12/20/2009
Brian Setzer Orchestra ****
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C004296A4754FF6?brand=[=BRAND=]&camefrom=CFC_BUYAT_jambase
Show: 8PM
$57.50 - $67

Thurs, 12/24/2009
Natasha Miller's Christmas in San Francisco featuring the Jazz Mafia Horns **WIN TICKETS****
Yoshi's SF, San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM
$16 in advance, $20

Sat, 12/26/2009
Eek-A-Mouse, Pato Banton & The Now Generation, DJ Funklor **WIN TICKETS****
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com
Show: 9PM
$25

Sun, 12/27/2009
FIVE EYED HAND (+ Railroad Earth Afterparty) 9:30pm-2am **WIN TICKETS****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$8

Tues, 12/29/2009
LAHAR **WIN TICKETS****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$5

Sun, 12/27/2009
Railroad Earth, Hot Buttered Rum ****Congrats to Adam A!****
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C0040A2CAE04E08
Show: 9PM
$25.50

Sun, 12/27/2009
Garrin Benfield ****
Mojito, San Francisco, CA
http://www.mojitosf.com/
Show: 9PM

Mon, 12/28/2009
FIVE EYED HAND (+ Railroad Earth Afterparty) 9:30pm-2am **WIN TICKETS****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$8

Mon, 12/28/2009
Railroad Earth, Hot Buttered Rum **WIN TICKETS****
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C0040A2CAE04E08
Show: 9PM
$25.50

Mon, 12/28/2009
Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven, Ashwin Batish **WIN TICKETS****
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com
Show: 8PM
$23

Wed, 12/30/2009
Furthur ****
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
Show: 7:30PM
$45

Wed, 12/30/2009
AVI BORTNICK & ANDY HESS (of GOV'T MULE & BLACK CROWES) + guests **WIN TICKETS****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$10

Wed, 12/30/2009
SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS ****
Café Du Nord, San Francisco, CA
http://www.cafedunord.com/
Show: 9PM
$25

Wed, 12/30/2009
Jackie Greene, Mark Karan & Jeremiah Puddleduck ****
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$25

Thurs, 12/31/2009
Furthur ****
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
Show: 7:30PM
$45

Thurs, 12/31/2009
New Year's Eve Bash - *WIL BLADES SOUL SOLUTION* (feat: Will Bernard) + *MONOPHONICS* ****
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$40

Thurs, 12/31/2009
SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS ****
Café Du Nord, San Francisco, CA
http://www.cafedunord.com/
Show: 9PM
$65 Two Sets & Champagne Toast at Midnight!

Thurs, 12/31/2009
Afrolicious NYE, Featuring: Afrolicious Soundsystemwith MC resh4Life and The Pleasuremaker Live Band plus Non Stop Bhangra
****
Elbo room, San Francisco, CA
http://elbo.com/Calendar.php

Thurs, 12/31/2009
Brett Dennen, ALO, SambaDa **WIN TICKETS****
Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php

Thurs, 12/31/2009
Jackie Greene, Mark Karan & Jeremiah Puddleduck - NEW YEAR'S EVE! ****
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM
$40

Thurs, 12/31/2009
Frobeck, Uncle Wiggly, Mr. Music and Friends, The Moon Beams
Drummunity with Kim Atkinson, Teresa Tudury, Roxanne Oliva with Cobblestone, Riggy Rakin & Friends
****
Sebastopol Community Center, Sebastopol, CA

Thurs, 12/31/2009
Sea of Dreams NYE 2010 featuring OZOMATLI, BASSNECTAR, GHOSTLAMD, OBSERVATORY, YARD DOGS ROAD SHOW, THE GLITCH MOB and many many more... ****
The Concourse Exhibition Center, San Francisco, CA
www.seaofdreamsnye.com

Thurs, 12/31/2009
Les Claypool ****
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C0040A2CAE04E08
Show: 9PM
$59.50

Thurs, 12/31/2009
New Year's Eve!, Trombone Shorty Orleans Avenue, Zigaboo Modeliste & the New Aahkesstra ****
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/november2009.htm
Show: 9PM
$85

Thurs, 12/31/2009
The Roots, Orgone ****
The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C004296A4754FF6?brand=[=BRAND=]&camefrom=CFC_BUYAT_jambase
Show: 9PM
$69.50 - $92.50

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