Thursday, July 23, 2015

Playlist: July 22, 2015

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Royal Jelly Jive, Indian George
     Sat 7/25 @ Great American Music Hall
Con Brio, Kiss The Sun
     Tue 7/28 @ The Chapel
Midtown Social, Solid Ground
     Thu 7/23 @ The Chapel
     Fri 7/24 @ Zodiacs
The Mission Seven, Monterrey
     Wed 7/29 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guest: Roy Rogers

     Fri 8/07 @ Great American Music Hall

Last Go-Round
     from the new album Into the Wild Blue
Love Is History
She's A Real Jaguar (in-studio)
John Lee Hooker, Backstabbers
Don't You Let Them Win
Down Home Girl (in-studio)
Into the Wild Blue

Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Seven State Lines
     Sat 7/25 @ The Mountain Winery
Big Head Blues Club, Preachin' Blues
Big Bones, The Walk
     Fri 7/24 @ PAL Redwood City Blues Festival
Aki Kumar, Buzzin'
     Tue 7/28 @ Mojo Lounge
     Wed 7/29 @ Biscuits and Blues
Howell Devine, Woogie Man
     Fri 7/24 @ Little Lou's BBQ
     Sat 7/25 @ Speisekammer
     Sun 7/26 @ Rancho Nicasio
Ruthie Foster, Death Came A-Knockin' (live)
     Sun 7/26 @ Rancho Nicasio
     Tue 7/28 @ SLO Brewing Company
Debbie Davies, I'm Not Cheatin' Yet
     from the new album Love Spin
     Thu 7/23 @ Zodiacs
     Fri 7/24 @ Sausalito Jazz & Blues By The Way
T Sisters, But Not For You
     Fri 7/24 @ Bear Valley Music Festival
     Sat 7/25 @ Lion Awake Backyard Concert
Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard, Django & Jimmie
     from the new album Django & Jimmie
     Thu 7/23 @ Greek Theatre
John Mellencamp, Death Letter
     Sat 7/25 @ Paramount Theatre
     Sun 7/26 @ Sacramento Community Theatre

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Playlist: July 15, 2015

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Catherine Russell, Struttin' With Some Barbeque
     Thu-Sun 7/16-19 @ SFJazz Center
Paula West, Like A Rolling Stone
     Sat 7/18 @ SFJazz Center
Kim Nalley, Them There Eyes
     Fri 7/17 @ SFJazz Center
Roy Rogers, Don't You Let Them Win
     from the new album Into the Wild Blue
     Wed 7/22 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: RDL+

     Tue 7/21 @ Boom Boom Room

94 Hour Blues (in-studio)
Pacific Voyage (in-studio)
Circles (in-studio)
High Hopes (in-studio)
Hymn to Nick (in-studio)

Slim Jenkins, Down in Heaven
     from the new album Lamp Down Low
     Tue 7/21 @ Local Edition
Will Magid, The Box
     Thu 7/16 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, In A Mellow Tone
     Thu 7/16 @ Madrone Art Bar
     Fri 7/17 @ People in Plazas
     Wed 7/22 @ Balançoire
The Lucky Losers, What Was It You Wanted
     Thu 7/16 @ Calistoga Concert Series
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Don't Do It (live)
     Fri 7/17 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sun 7/19 @ Moe's Alley
Mark Hummel, Step Back Baby
     Fri 7/17 @ Smoking Pig BBQ
Keb' Mo', The Old Me Better
     Thu 7/16 @ Montalvo Arts Center
Howell Devine, It Won't Be Long Now
     Fri 7/17 @ Ruth Bancroft Garden
     Sat 7/18 @ The Baltic
Washboard Sam, Easy Ridin' Mama
Wille Cobbs, You Don't Love Me
Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Yellow Coat
Chris Cain, Not In The Mood For Christmas
     Sat 7/18 @ Blues & Brews Pleasant Hill

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Playlist: July 8, 2015

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John Mayall, Floodin' in California
     Thu 7/09 @ Ace of Spades
     Fri 7/10 @ Yoshi's
     Sat 7/11 @ City Winery
Kenny Neal, Bluesmobile
     Mon 7/13 @ Yoshi's
RDL+, 94 Hour Blues
     Wed 7/15 on Fog City Blues
Slim Jenkins, Cheating Heart
     from the new album Lamp Down Low
     Tue 7/14 @ Local Edition

Special in-studio guests: Midtown Social

Can't Stop the Music (in-studio)
Ain't I Good (in-studio)
Common Dream (in-studio)
Will Magid & Alligator Spacewalk, Bilongo
Solid Ground (in-studio)
It's Alright (in-studio)

Lazer Lloyd, Moroccan Woman
Lazer Lloyd, Rockin' in the Holy Land
     Sun 7/12 @ Hayward / Russell City Blues Festival
     Sun 7/12 @ Biscuits and Blues
Eddy 'The Chief' Clearwater, Soul Funky 
     Sat 7/11 @ Hayward / Russell City Blues Festival
Guitar Shorty, Please Mr. President
     Sat 7/11 @ Hayward / Russell City Blues Festival
Bay Area Caravan of Allstars, Don't Want No Woman
Goodnight Texas, Button Your Collar
Ghost Towns, Ghost Towns
Jeremiah Lockwood, Hurting
Con Brio, Kiss The Sun
     Fri 7/10 @ Marinwood

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Playlist: July 1, 2015

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Aki Kumar, Bombay Stroll
     from the new album It Takes Three
     Tue 7/07 @ Mojo Lounge
     Wed 7/08 @ Club Fox
Mark Hummel, Lovey Dovey Lovely One
     Thu 7/02 @ Armando's
     Fri 7/03 @ Poor House Bistro
     Mon 7/06 @ Yoshi's
J.C. Smith Band, Jump For Joy
     Thu 7/02 @ Biscuits and Blues
Maria Muldaur, Soulful Dress
     Fri 7/03 @ Biscuits and Blues
Midtown Social, Addicted
     Wed 7/08 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guest: DJ Honeycomb Brown

     Fri 7/10 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Yvonne Fair, Say Yeah Yeah
Bill Doggett, Hold It
Buddy Guy, She Suits Me to a Tee
Spanky Wilson, Sunshine of Your Love
Funkadelic, Music For My Mother
Big Maybelle, I Can't Wait Any Longer
The Two Things In One, Let's Get It Together
Dorando, Didn't I
Isley Brothers, I Say Love

Canada Day Blues

Neil Young, A Rock Star Bucks a Coffee Shop
     from the new album The Monsanto Years
Neil Young, This Note's For You
Cowboy Junkies, Me and the Devil
Blue Rodeo, Florida
Blue Rodeo, Are You Ready for the Country (in-studio)
Leonard Cohen, Almost Like the Blues
King Biscuit Boy, The Bum Is Mine
Long John Baldry, Times Gettin' Tougher Than Tough
Fathead, Life Goes On
Dawn Tyler Watson & Paul Deslauriers, If You Only Knew
Peter Karp & Sue Foley, Analyze'n Blues
Jeff Healy & The Jazz Wizards, Sing You Sinners
Downchild, This Road
Jim Belushi & Dan Aykroyd, Swinging Party
Canadian Scottish Regiment, O Canada

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Playlist: June 24, 2015

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Regina Carter, See See Rider
     Sat 6/27 @ Dinkelspiel Auditorium
     Sun 6/28 @ Freight & Salvage
The Mission Seven, Eastsiders
     from the forthcoming EP Eastsiders
     Sun 6/28 @ Pop's Bar
The Lucky Losers, Change in the Weather
     from the new album A Winning Hand
     Thu 6/25 @ City Winery
     Fri 6/26 @ The Turf Club
Bey Paule Band, Black Bottom
     from the new album Not Goin' Away
     Thu 6/25 @ City Winery
     Fri 6/26 @ The Smoking Pig

Special in-studio guest: Bhi Bhiman

     Sat 6/27 @ The Independent

Bhi Bhiman, Moving to Brussels
Bhi Bhiman, Bread and Butter
Bhi Bhiman, Up In Arms (in-studio)
Vikesh Kapoor, Bottom of the Ladder
Bhi Bhiman, The Color Pink
Little Beaver, Party Down
Bhi Bhiman, Closer to Thee
     from the new album Rhythm & Reason

Quinn DeVeaux, Summer
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, Pale Angel
     Thu 6/25 @ Terrace Room
     Sat-Sun 6/27-28 @ Jerry's Front Pocket
Whiskerman, Never Come Apart
     Fri 6/26 @ Great American Music Hall
East Bay Brass Band, Dredele
     Sun 6/28 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Two Tone Steiny, Welcome to the Club
     Sat 6/27 @ Vacaville Blues Festival
     Sun 6/28 @ The Turf Club
Ron Hacker, Two Timin' Woman (live)
     Sat 6/27 @ The Saloon
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Bye Bye Baby
     Sa 6/27 @ Ashkenaz
John Mayall, Why Did You Go Last Night
     Sat 6/27 @ Salle Wilfred-Pelletier
James Cotton, Feelin' Good (live)
     Sat 6/27 @ Salle Wilfred-Pelletier
Colin James, Kindhearted Woman
     Thu-Sat 6/25-27 @ Théatre de Nouveau Monde
Gilles Vigneault, Gens du Pays

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Playlist: June 17, 2015

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Postmodern Jukebox, Sweet Child o' Mine
Postmodern Jukebox, Gangsta's Paradise
     Fri 6/19 @ Regency Ballroom
     Sat 6/20 @ California Symphony
Sugaray Rayford, Southside of Town
     from the new album Southside
     Thu-Fri 6/18-19 @ Biscuits and Blues
Bhi Bhiman, Moving to Brussels
     from the new album Rhythm & Reason
     Wed 6/24 on Fog City Blues

Karina Denike, Musée Mécanique
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues
     Fri 6/19 @ SF City Hall Centennial Celebration
John Németh, I Wish I Was Home
     Sat 6/20 @ Fountain Blues Festival
John Primer & Bob Corritore, When I Get Lonely
     Sat 6/20 @ Fountain Blues Festival
     Sat 6/20 @ Biscuits and Blues
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, When I Cross The Mississippi
     Sat 6/20 @ Fountain Blues Festival
Nikki Hill, Ask Yourself
     Sat 6/20 @ Fountain Blues Festival
Barrio Manouche, Pasión Árabe
Junk Parlor, Pocket Full of Dreams
     Fri 6/19 @ 50 Mason Social House

Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues, Uptown Shoes: Opus 19
Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues, Downtown Blues: Opus 20
Mark Hummel, Drivin' Me Mad
     Thu 6/18 @ Don Quixote's International Hall of Music
     Fri 6/19 @ Palms Playhouse
     Sat 6/20 @ Mystic Theatre
Aki Kumar, Wish Me Well
     Thu 6/18 @ Don Quixote's International Hall of Music
     Fri 6/19 @ Palms Playhouse
     Sat 6/20 @ Fountain Blues Festival
Slim Jenkins, Well I Done Got Over It
     Sat 6/20 @ Mystic Theatre
Mitch Woods, Gumbo Blues
     Fri 6/19 @ Sausalito Jazz & Blues By The Bay
     Sun 6/21 @ Biscuits and Blues
Eric Lindell, Cazadero
     Thu 6/18 @ Harlow's 
     Sat 6/20 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Howell Devine, House in the Field
     Sat 6/20 @ The Baltic
     Tue 6/23 @ Royal Cuckoo
The Beatles, She's A Woman
Paul McCartney, Temporary Secretary

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Playlist: June 10, 2015

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Django Reinhardt, Sweet Georgia Brown
Occidental Gypsy, Thriller
     Fri 6/12 @ DjangoFest Mill Valley
Rhythm Future Quartet, Summertime / Billie Jean
     Sun 6/14 @ DjangoFest Mill Valley

Special in-studio guests: Jimmy Grant Ensemble

Djangology (in-studio)
Topsy (in-studio)
Montagne Ste. Geneviève (in-studio)
Trio Dinicu, Hungarian Songs
     Sat 6/13 @ DjangoFest Mill Valley
Hot Club d'Europe, Anniversary Song
     Sat 6/13 @ DjangoFest Mill Valley
Coquette (in-studio)
Claire de Lune (in-studio)
Blues En Mineur (in-studio)

Sly & The Family Stone, Stand! (live)
     Fri 6/12 @ Napa Valley Jazz Getaway
     Sat 6/13 @ Pittsburg Juneteenth Festival
     Sun 6/14 @ Yoshi's
Will Magid & Friends, Zig Zag
     Thu 6/11 @ Elbo Room
Realistic Orchestra, Hard Times
     Sun 6/14 @ Treat Social Club
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Ghosts
     from the new album Realize
    Thu 6/11 @ The Independent
California Honeydrops, Singing Waterfall (live)
     Sun 6/14 @ Stern Grove Festival
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, So Easy
     Fri 6/12 @ Friday Night Blues
     Sat 6/13 @ SFJazz Center
Hot Club of Cowtown, Pennies From Heaven (live)
     Thu 6/11 @ Harlow's
     Fri 6/12 @ Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
     Sat 6/13 @ Doc's Lab
Davina & The Vaganbonds, Red Shoes
     Tue 6/16 @ SFJazz Center
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Never Trust A Woman (live)
     Sat 6/13 @ Biscuits and Blues
Aki Kumar, Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Yeh
     Fri 6/12 @ Seabright Brewery
     Sun 6/14 @ Biscuits and Blues

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Playlist: June 3, 2015


Hillstomp, Meet Me at the Bottom
     Thu 6/04 @ Sophia's Thai Kitchen
     Fri 6/05 @ The Catalyst
     Sat 6/06 @ Hotel Utah Saloon
Homemade Jamz Blues Band, Mississippi Hill Country
     Thu-Fri 6/04-05 @ Biscuits and Blues
T Sisters, Playtime
     Fri 6/05 @ Viracocha
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, You'll Be Lonely
     Sat 6/06 @ Greek Theatre

Midtown Social, All Around the World or The Myth of Fingerprints
Afrofunk Experience, Under African Skies
     Fri 6/05 @ Awaken Cafe
Fantastic Negrito, A New Beginning
     Sat 6/06 @ Blackball Universe
The Stone Foxes, Eye For Love
     Sat 6/06 @ Great American Music Hall
Royal Jelly Jive, Stand Up
     Thu 6/04 @ The Crepe Place
     Fri 6/05 @ Subzero Art & Culture Festival
     Sat 6/06 @ Zodiacs
The View From Bernal Hill, A Dozen Crocodiles
     Thu 6/04 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Eric Lindell, Lucky Lucky
     Fri 6/05 @ Cloverdale Arts Alliance
     Sat 6/06 @ B&V Whiskey Bar & Grille
     Sun 6/07 @ Moe's Alley
The Plāto'nes, One Tin Soldier (live)
     Sun 6/07: Philosophy Talk Live at the Marsh

The Lucky Losers, Detroit City Man
     from the new album A Winning Hand
J.C. Smith Band, Cold Sweat
     from the new album Love Mechanic
Roy Rogers, Dackin'
     from the new album Into The Wild Blue
Charlie Musselwhite, If I Should Have Bad Luck
     from the new album I Ain't Lyin'
Pokey Lafarge, Underground
     from the new album Something In The Water
Cassandra Wilson, Crazy He Calls Me
     from the new album Coming Forth By Day
Saun & Starr, Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah
     from the new album Look Closer
Ana & Milton Popvic, Grant Spivey
     from the new album Blue Room
Memphis Minnie, Ice Man (Come On Up)
Marie Knight, Samson and Delilah
Jimmy Rogers, My Last Meal
Tom Jones, Ain't No Grave

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Playlist: May 20, 2015

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B.B. King, Sweet Little Angel / It's My Own Fault / How Blue Can You Get (live)
     B.B. King (1925-2015)
The Hound Kings, SSI Blues (in-studio)
     from the album Live From the Fog City Blues Volume 2

Special in-studio guest: Fantastic Negrito

     Thu 5/21 @ Boom Boom Room

Fantastic Negrito, An Honest Man
Fantastic Negrito, Lost In A Crowd
Fantastic Negrito, Night Has Turned To Day
Skip James, Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues
Robert Johnson, Preaching Blues (Up Jumped The Devil)
Fantastic Negrito, A New Beginning
Fantastic Negrito, It's A Long Road
Fantastic Negrito, The Time Has Come

Tom Waits, Take One Last Look (live)
Adam Sandler, Ode to David Letterman (live)
Benjamin Brown, Yours (in-studio)
Junk Parlor, Summertime in the City (in-studio)
Tin Cup Serenade, Sunny Oakland Day (in-studio)
Karina Denike, I Never Cared (in-studio)
Diana Gameros, ¿Cómo Hacer? (in-studio)
The View From Bernal Hill, We Are No Beautiful Children (in-studio)
Jimmy Grant Ensemble, Blues En Mineur (in-studio)
Bhi Bhiman, Will You Be There (in-studio)
Bob Dylan, The Night We Called It A Day (live)

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Playlist: May 13, 2015


Fantastic Negrito, Lost In A Crowd
     Wed 5/20 on Fog City Blues
Bhi Bhiman, Highway To Hell (in-studio)
     Wed 6/24 on Fog City Blues
Carolina Chocolate Drops, No Man's Mama (in-studio)
     Thu-Sun 5/14-17 @ SF Jazz Center
California Honeydrops, Miss Louise (in-studio)
     Thu-Sat 5/14-16 @ New Parish
Lucky Losers, Baby You Got What It Takes (in-studio)
     Thu 5/14 @ The Saloon
     Fri 5/15 @ Smoking Pig

Selections from Live From the Fog City Blues Vol.2

Little Jonny & Aki Kumar, Worried (in-studio)
Slim Jenkins, Hand Me Down Blues (in-studio)
Meklit & Quinn, Saving Up (in-studio)
Whiskerman, Amen (in-studio)
The Hound Kings, SSI Blues (in-studio)
Wendy DeWitt & Kirk Harwood, Nervous (in-studio)
The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine, Shake It And Break It (in-studio)
Tin Cup Serenade, Money Is King (in-studio)
Go Van Gogh, Sirens (in-studio)

Shake Your Peace, My Mom The Realtor (in-studio)
Barrio Manouche, Lucía (in-studio)
Karina Denike, Musée Mécanique (in-studio)
Royal Jelly Jive, Dream Like A Child (in-studio)
Rupa & The April Fishes, Lay My Head Down (in-studio)
Jeremiah Lockwood, The Bright Sunny South (in-studio)
Seth Augustus, Down To The Roadhouse (in-studio)
Ol Silver Tongue, Nobody Special (in-studio)
Shun Ng, Billie Jean (in-studio)
Brass Menažeri, Doppio Macchiato (in-studio)
Young Musicians Choral Orchestra, As (in-studio)

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Playlist: May 6, 2015


Bhi Bhiman, Closer To Thee
     from the forthcoming album Rhythm & Reason
     Mon 5/11 @ City Winery
Rhiannon Giddens, Black Is The Color
     from the new album Tomorrow Is My Turn
     Mon 5/11 @ City Winery
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Ghosts
     from the forthcoming album Realize
     Sat 5/09 @ Whole Earth Festival
Markus James, Candyland Refugee
     from the new album Head For The Hills
     Fri 5/08 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Sat 5/09 @ Sweetwater Music Hall

Special in-studio guest: Macy Blackman

Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, Kidney Stew
     from the new album Friskin' the Whiskers
Macy Blackman, Where Did You Stay Last Night (in-studio)
Macy Blackman, Terrible Blues (in-studio)
King Oliver & His Creole Jazz Band, Deep Henderson
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, Ain't Misbehavin'
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, In A Mellow Tone
Macy Blackman, Rollin With My Baby (in-studio)
Huey 'Piano' Smith, Just A Lonely Clown
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, Shake Rattle and Roll
     from the new album Friskin' the Whiskers

B.B. King, Backwater Blues
B.B. King, Peace To The World (live)
Slim Jenkins, Your Voodoo Workin
Royal Jelly Jive, Indian George
     Sat 5/09 @ Peri's
Lost Dog Found, The Ghost of Johnny Walker
     Thu 5/07 @ Mystic Theatre
Big Sam's Funky Nation, Hard To Handle
     Thu 5/07 @ The Chapel
Con Brio, Temptation's Talking
     Thu 5/07 @ Public Works
Howell Devine, Come On In My Kitchen
     Fri 5/08 @ Hopmink Tavern
     Sat 5/09 @ Club Deluxe
     Tue 5/12 @ Royal Cuckoo
Robert Johnson, Phonograph Blues
Blind Willie McTell, Razor Ball
Diana Gameros, ¿Cómo Hacer? (in-studio)
     Thu 5/07 @ Red Poppy Art House
     Sat 5/09 @ Studio Grand
     Sun 510 @ Legion of Honor

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Playlist: April 29, 2015


John Németh, Ain't Too Old (live)
John Németh, Sooner Or Later
     Thu 4/30 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Fri 5/01 @ Harlow's
     Sat 5/02 @ Biscuits and Blues
Royal Jelly Jive, Troy
     Fri 5/01 @ Awaken Cafe
     Sat 5/02 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Squeeze Me
     Sat 5/02 @ Red Poppy Art House
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, Ain't Misbehavin'
     Wed 5/06 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: Will Magid, Paul Oliphant, and Johnny Diamond

     Wed 5/13 @ Monarch: Smoked Out Soul

Swing Republic, Cryin' At Daybreak
Zebuel, Cruzin' Thru Memphis
Alligator Spacewalk, Sweet Something
Will Magid & Paul Oliphant, 12-Bar Blues (in-studio)
Moby, Honey
King Most, Hold On I'm Coming
U9 Lift, Old Dollar Holler

6th Annual Left-Hand-A-Thon

Otis Rush, Right Place, Wrong Time (live)
Otis Rush, All Your Love (I Miss Loving) (live)
Otis Rush, I Can't Quit You Baby
Albert King, The Hunter
Bobby Womack, California Dreamin'
Barbara Lynn, You're The Man
Danielle Nicole, Starvin' For Love
Elizabeth Cotten, Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie
Eddy 'The Chief' Clearwater, Too Old To Get Married
Lefty Dizz, R.M. Blues
Left Hand Frank, Linda Lu
Jimi Hendrix, Bleeding Heart