Thursday, August 25, 2016

Playlist: August 24, 2016

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Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue, End of the World
     Wed 8/31 @ Yoshi's
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Cobalt Blues
     from the new album Skronky Tonk
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, My Next Ex-Wife (live)
     Fri 8/26 @ Biscuits & Blues

Special in-studio guests: Charles Gorczynski & Daniel Fabricant

     Sun 8/28 @ Community Music Center

Redwood Tango Ensemble, Comme Il Faut
Redwood Tango Ensemble, Buena Suerte
Redwood Tango Ensemble, Chiqué
Charles Gorczynski, La Casita de mis Viejos (in-studio)
Charles Gorczynski & Daniel Fabricant, Milonga de mis Amores (in-studio)
Charles Gorczynski & Daniel Fabricant, 9 de Julio (in-studio)
Redwood Tango Ensemble, Unison

John Brothers Piano Company, CHP
Fanfare Zambaleta, Vo Strumica Na Ulica
     Thu 8/25 @ Great American Music Hall
Mark Growden, Sunday Afternoon
     Fri 8/26 @ The Lost Church
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Play It Cool
     Fri 8/26 @ The Terrace Room
Tiffany Austin, Georgia
     Sun 8/28 @ Studio Grand
Terrie Odabi, Life Is So Good
     Sun 8/28 @ Biscuits & Blues
Kim Nalley, Never Make Your Move Too Soon
     Sat 8/27 @ Biscuits & Blues
Glenn Miller Orchestra, The St. Louis Blues March
     Sat-Sun 8/27-28 @ Yoshi's
Jimmy Rushing, Evenin'
Wynonie Harris, Git to Gittin' Baby


Thursday, August 18, 2016

Playlist: August 17, 2016

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The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine, Two For The Blues
     Sat 8/20 @ Sutter Creek Inn: International Jugband Festival
Amy Winehouse, You Know I'm No Good
     Sat 8/20 @ SF Jazz: UnderCover Presents Amy Winehouse - The Singles

August 20-21: Art & Soul Oakland

Fillmore Slim, Vegetable Man
Sonny Rhodes, Smithville Texas
John Brothers Piano Company, Ba Dump a Dump

Junk Parlor, Wild Tones
     Thu 8/18 @ Club Deluxe
     Sat 8/20 @ The Starry Plough
Barrio Manouche, La Muerte de Paco
     Sat 8/20 @ The Oddjob Bar
Jimmy Grant Ensemble, Dorian's Blues
     Sat 8/20 @ The Royale (Yacht Club of Paris)
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, Roll With My Baby
     Thu 8/18 @ Madrone Art Bar
Wendy Dewitt & Kirk Harwood, Trouble
     Thu 8/18 @ The Saloon
     Sat 8/20 @ Rincon Valley Tap Room
Mighty Mike Schermer, Take My Hand
     Thu 8/18 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
     Fri 8/19 @ Rancho Nicasio
     Sat 8/20 @ Poor House Bistro

Aki Kumar, My Home Is A Prison
     Thu 8/18 @ The Corinthian Room
     Sat 8/20 @ Hopmoink Tavern
     Sun 8/21 @ The Turf Club
Little Jonny & The Giants, I Wish You Would Love Me
     Fri 8/19 @ Sausalito Jazz & Blues By The Bay
JC Smith Band, Ring Around the Tub
     Thu 818 @ Biscuits & Blues
James Armstrong, Blues at the Border
     Fri 8/19 @ Biscuits & Blues
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, What's The Matter With You
     Sat 8/20 @ Golden Gate Park Bandshell
     Sat 8/20 @ Biscuits & Blues
Kenny Neal, Bloodline
     from the new album Bloodline
Eric Gales, Make It There (live)
     from the new album A Night on the Sunset Strip
Charlie Hunter, We Don't Want Nobody Nobody Sent
     from the new album Everybody Has a Plan Until They Get Punched in the Mouth
Luther Allison, It Hurts Me Too (live)


Thursday, August 4, 2016

Playlist: August 3, 2016


Aki Kumar, Kisi Ki Muskurahaton Pe
     from the new album Aki Goes to Bollywood
     Wed 8/10 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Wed 8/17 on Fog City Blues
Howell Devine, Railroad Stomp (live)
     Sat 8/06 @ Club Deluxe
     Sun 8/07 @ Sonoma County Blues Festival
Fantastic Negrito, In The Pines
     Sat 8/06 @ Outside Lands Festival

Special in-studio guests: Randall Kline, Lyz Luke, and Midtown Social

     Sat 8/20: UnderCover Presents Amy Winehouse – The Singles

Amy Winehouse, Back To Black
Amy Winehouse, What Is It About Men (live)
Amy Winehouse, Valerie
Midtown Social, Tears Dry On Their Own
Diana Gameros, Para Papá
Martin Luther, Waiting For You
Amy Winehouse (w/ Tony Bennett), Body and Soul
Amy Winehouse, Cupid
Midtown Social, Are You The One
     from the new EP The December Session

Buddy Guy, Smarter Than I Was
Jeff Beck, Hold Me Hug Me Rock Me
     Sun 8/14 @ Mountain Winery
     Tue 8/16 @ Masonic Center
     Wed 8/17 @ Luther Burbank Center
Con Brio, Free and Brave
     from the new album Paradise
     Sat 8/06 @ Outside Lands Festival
Lighnin' Malcolm, Dellareesa
     Sun 8/07 @ Sonoma County Blues Festival
Sonny Landreth, Cherry Ball Blues
     Thu 8/04 @ Yoshi's
     Sun 8/07 @ Sonoma County Blues Festival
     Sun 8/07 @ Sonoma County Blues Festival
Lara Price, Moon In The Mirror
     Sun 8/07 @ Biscuits & Blues
Bey Paule Band, Black Bottom
     Fri 8/05 @ Biscuits & Blues
Maria Muldaur, Down Home Blues
     Mon 8/08 @ Yoshi's
     Sat 8/13 @ Rancho Nicasio
Allen Toussaint, West End Blues


Thursday, July 28, 2016

Playlist: July 27, 2016


Weird Al Yankovic, Generic Blues
     Sat 7/30 @ Green Music Center
Meshugga Beach Party, Shleppin' and Kvetchin'
     Sun 7/31 @ Treasure Island Flea Market
Terrie Odabi, Live My Life
     Sat 7/30 @ Biscuits & Blues
Midtown Social, Thinking Talking
     Sat 7/30 @ Guitarfish Music Festival
     Wed 8/03 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: Nick Pulley and Daniel Charles

     Sat 8/13 @ Great American Music Hall

The Dixie Giants, Mary Please
The Dixie Giants, No Good Blues
The Crux, Baydeinn Boys (Vermin Keep the Peace)
Lungs & Limbs, Signs of Life
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five, Skid Dat de Dat
Louis Armstrong & The All-Stars, Royal Garden Blues (live)
The Dixie Giants (feat. Josh Windmiller of the Crux), St. Louis Blues

Dr. John, Junko Partner
Dr. John, Getaway
     Fri-Sat 7/29-30 @ SFJazz Center
Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
     Sun 7/31 @ SFJazz Center
New Breed Brass Band, Watcha Workin' It Fa
     Sat 7/30 @ SFJazz Center
Brass Magic, Hammertime
     Thu 7/28 @ SFJazz Center
Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas, The Bluest Man
C.J. Chenier, Bogalousa Boogie
     Thu 7/28 @ SFJazz Center
Mo'Fone, No Nugget
     Fri 7/29 @ SFJazz Center
Buddy Guy, Buddy's Blues (live)
Buddy Guy, Crying Out of One Eye
Buddy Guy, I Hope You Come Back Home
Kansas City Six, Way Down In New Orleans


Thursday, July 21, 2016

Playlist: July 20, 2016


Don Henley, Too Much Pride
     Sat 7/23 @ Greek Theatre
Dr. John, God's Sure Good
     Fri 7/22 @ Golden State Theatre
     Sat 7/23 @ Uptown Theatre
     Sun 7/24 @ Woodlake Theatre
     Tue-Sat 7/26-30 @ SFJazz Center
Midtown Social, These Things
     from the forthocimng EP The December Session
     Fri 7/22 @ The Chapel
     Sat 7/23 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Will Magid, Sweet Something
     from the new album Alligator Spacewalk
     Sat 7/23 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Special in-studio guest: Kim Lembo

     Sat 7/30 @ The Lost Church

Country Roads
     from the new album 45 Miles
The Farm (in-studio)
What Moves You (in-studio)
The Howling
Bob Dylan, Everything Is Broken
One People (in-studio)
45 Miles

Elvin Bishop, Can't Even Do Wrong Right
     Sun 7/24 @ Rancho Nicasio
Taj Mahal, The New Hula Blues
     Sat 7/23 @ Sonoma State University
Marcial Ball, Can't Blame Nobody But Myself
     Fri 7/22 Freight & Salvage
     Sat 7/23 @ Sonoma State University
     Sun 7/24 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Howell Devine, Woogie Man
     Sat 7/23 @ Speisekammer
     Sun 7/24 @ Rancho Nicasio
     Thu 7/21 @ Poor House Bistro
     Fri 7/22 @ Little Lou's BBQ
     Sat 7/23 @ The Saloon
Ana Popovic. Baby What's Wrong
     Mon 7/25 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Wed 7/27 @ Yoshi's
Filmore Slim, Trapped by the Devil
     Fri 7/22 @ Ivy Room
Lost Dog Found, I'm Not Crying For You
     Fri 7/22 @ Sausalito Blues by the Bay
Junk Parlor, Alphabet City
     Thu 7/21 @ Club Deluxe
     Sat 7/23 @ Uptown Cabaret
The Mission Seven, Monterrey
     Sat 7/23 @ The Bistro
Los Enanitos Verdes, Travelin' Band (Viajero Band)
     from the forthcoming album Quiero Creedence


Thursday, July 14, 2016

Playlist: July 13, 2016


Midtown Social, Are You The One
     from the forthcoming EP December Session
     Thu 7/14 @ Stanford Shopping Center
Tiffany Austin, Stardust
     Thu 7/14 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
The Lucky Losers, In Any Town
     Thu 7/14 @ The Saloon
     Fri 7/15 @ The Somking Pig
Kim Lembo, The Farm
     Wed 7/20 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: Will Magid and Garrett Kosbef

     Fri 7/15 @ Elbo Room
     Tue 7/19 @ Mezzanine
     Sat 7/23 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Prelude to Mars / The Crown
A Frog's Fantasy
Sweet Something
Bilongo (in-studio)
Set Me Free
     from the new album Alligator Spacewalk

John Brothers Piano Company, Patterns of Brick
Joan Osborne, The Same Love That Made Me Laugh
     Sun 7/17 @ Stern Grove Festival
T Sisters, It Was Me
     Thu 7/14 @ SFJazz Center
Kim Nalley, Summertime
     Fri 7/15 @ SFJazz Center
Paula West, Don't Think Twice It's Alright
     Sat 7/16 @ SFJazz Center
Grace Kelly, Blues for Harry Bosch
     Fri 7/15 @ SFJazz Center
Karina Denike, Stop the Horses
     Wed 7/20 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Barrio Manouche, Coquette
     Sat 7/16 La Peña Cultural Center
Unltrafaux, The Sheik of Air B&B
     Fri 7/15 @ Red Poppy Art House
     Sat 7/16 La Peña Cultural Center
Eric Lindell, The Good Times
     from the new album Matters of the Heart
     Thu 7/14 @ Moe's Alley
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Burgundy Street Blues


Thursday, July 7, 2016

Playlist: July 6, 2016


Bobby Rush, Just Like A Dresser
Bobby Rush, Sock Boo Ga Loo
     Sun 7/10 @ Hayward / Russell City Blues Festival
Lazer Lloyd, Suffering
     Sun 7/10 @ Hayward / Russell City Blues Festival
The Klezmatics, Elijah Rock (live)
     Sat 7/09 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Jon Cleary, Beg Steal or Borrow
     Thu 7/07 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Sat 7/09 @ Moe's Alley
Mitch Woods, Big Mamou
     Sun 7/10 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Wed 7/13 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, New Blowtop Blues
     Fri 7/08 @ De Young Museum
     Sat 7/09 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sun 7/10 @ The Royal Cuckoo
Pamela Rose & Wayne De La Cruz, My Babe
     Thu 7/07 @ Angelica's
     Sun 7/10 @ Custom Made Theater
     Sun 713 @ SFJazz Center
Lara Price, I Mean Business
     Fri 7/08 @ Sausalito Jazz & Blues By The Bay
     Sat 7/09 @ San Pedro Market
     Wed 7/13 @ Tupelo
Gaucho, Song for Wong
     Fri 7/08 @ Comstock Saloon
     Tue 7/12 @ Club Deluxe
Delta Wires, Big Legged Woman (live)
     Sat 7/09 @ Vinnie's

Aki Kumar, Jaan e Jaan
     from the forthcoming album Aki Goes to Bollywood
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Pennies from Heaven
     from the new album Skronky Tonk
Little Jonny & The Giants, No Other Man
     Wed 7/13 @ Club Fox
Steve Freund, Come On In This House
     Fri 7/08 @ The Saloon
     Sun 7/10 @ Vets To Vets Blues Festival
Huey Lewis & The News, Free
Bob Dylan, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues (live)
Bill Withers, Ain't No Sunshine
Mavis Staples, Wade in the Water (live)


Thursday, June 30, 2016

Playlist: June 29, 2016


Aki Kumar, Eena Mena Deeka
     from the forthcoming album Aki Goes to Bollywood
Will Magid, Sweet Somerthing
     from the new album Alligator Spacewalk
     Wed 7/06 on Fog City Blues
Whsikerman, Cardinal City
     Thu 6/30 @ Rickshaw Stop
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orcherstra, Left for the Wolves
     Fri 7/01 @ Slim's

Special in-studio guest: Cathy Lemons & Phil Berkowitz

The Lucky Losers, So High
     from the forthcoming album In Any Town
The Lucky Losers, Jackson
The Lucky Losers, It Ain't Enough
The Lucky Losers, Small Town Talk
Bobby Charles, Long Face
The Lucky Losers, Give Me a Sign
The Lucky Losers, Devil's Dream

Happy Pre-Canada Day

Neil Young, Vampire Blues (live)
     from the new album Earth
Leonard Cohen, Never Gave Nobody Trouble (live)
     from the new album Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour
Blue Rodeo, Diamond Mine (live)
     from the new album Live at Massey Hall
Paul DesLauriers Band, Gonna Make You Move (Part 2)
     from the forthcoming album Relentless
David Gogo, Jet Set (Sigh)
     Wed 7/06 @ Montreal International Jazz Festival
Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne, Ciao Ciao Baby
     Thu 6/30 @ Montreal International Jazz Festival
John Németh, Ain't Too Old (live)
     Fri 7/01 @ Montreal International Jazz Festival
Cowboy Junkies, Baby Please Don't Go
Canadian Scottish Regiment, O Canada


Thursday, June 23, 2016

Playlist: June 22, 2016


Royal Jelly Jive, Dear Mr. Waits
     from the new album Stand Up
     Fri 6/24 @ The Independent
The Lucky Losers, So High
     from the new album In Any Town
     Wed 6/29 on Fog City Blues
David Bromberg, Nobody's Fault But Mine
     Fri 6/24 @ Great American Music Hall
     Sat 6/25 @ Rio Theatre
     Sun 6/26 @ Center for the Arts
David Luning, Whiskey Bottle
     Sat 6/25 @ Great Ameerican Music Hall

Special in-studio guest: Big Harp George

     Sat 6/25 @ Biscuits and Blues

Home Stretch
     from the new album Wash My Horse in Champagne
Road Kill
My Bright Future
Paul deLay, Why Can't You Love Me
Mojo Waltz
Wash My Horse in Champagne

Sat 6/25: Fountain Blues Festival

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Don't Do It (live)
California Honeydrops, Cry For Me (live)
Maria Muldaur, Yonder Come the Blues
Otis Taylor, The Heart Is A Muscle (Used for the Blues)

Americano Social Club, Mi Amor Es Para Ti
     Fri 6/24 @ The Ivy Room
Jimmy Grant Ensemble, Lynn's Blues
     Thu 6/23 @ Cigar Bar
Hanna Rifkin & The Handsomes, Morning Glory (in-studio)
     Thu 6/23 @ Driftwood
Helen Humes, All Night Long
Jerry McCain, Courtin' in a Cadillac
Lazy Lester, I'm a Lover Not a Fighter
Clifton Chenier, Hey Ma Ma
Bob Dylan, Boogie Woogie Country Girl


Thursday, June 9, 2016

Playlist: June 8, 2016


Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples, Gonna Change My Way of Thinking
     Thu-Fri 6/09-10 @ Greek Theatre
Mavis Staples, Action
     from the new album Livin' On A High Note
Terrie Odabi, Gentrification Blues
     from the new album My Blue Soul
     Sat 6/11 @ The Sound Room
Alabama Mike, SSI Blues
     from the new album Upset the Status Quo
     Sun 6/12 @ Biscuits and Blues

Special in-studio guest: Fantastic Negrito

Lost in a Crowd
Working Poor (in-studio)
Hump Thru the Winter
Rant Rushmore (in-studio)
In The Pines (in-studio)
Nothing Without You
     from the new album The Last Days of Oakland

California Honeydrops, A River's Invitation
     Thu-Fri 6/09-10 @ SFJazz Center
Davina & The Vagabonds, Fizzle Out
     Thu 6/09 @ SFJazz Center
     Fri 6/10 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Rhythm Future Quartet, Summertime
     Fri 6/10 @ Djanofest Mill Valley
Robin Nolan, Buckets of Rain
     Fri 6/10 @ Djanofest Mill Valley
Gonzalo Bergara Quartet, Resurrection
     from the new album Claroscuro
     Sun 6/12 @ Djanofest Mill Valley
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Django
     from the new album Skrony Tonk
Big Harp George, Justice In My Time
     from the new album Wash My Horse in Champgane
     Wed 6/22 on Fog City Blues
Lost Dog Found, Pop That Cap
     Sun 6/12 @ Sebastalpol Community Cultural Center
Tom Jones, Take My Love (I Want to Give It)
Derek Trucks Band, Forty-Four
Bob Dylan, Come Rain or Come Shine
     Thu-Fri 6/09-10 @ Greek Theatre


Thursday, June 2, 2016

Playlist: June 1, 2016


Paul Simon, Wristband
     from the forthcoming album Stranger To Stranger
     Fri-Sat 6/03-04 @ Greek Theatre
Bob Dylan, Polka Dots and Moonbeams
     from the new album Fallen Angels
Tin Cup Serenade, This Rainy May
     Sun 6/05 @ Philosophy Talk Live at StageWerx
Tiffany Austin, I Walk the Line
     Sat 6/04 @ Jazz in the Basement
Fantastic Negrito, In the Pines
     from the forthcoming album The Last Days of Oakland
     Fri 6/03 @ Oakland First Friday
     Wed 6/08 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: Royal Jelly Jive

     Thu 6/02 @ Moe's Alley
     Sun 6/05 @ Railroad Square Music Festival
     Fri 6/24 @ The Independent: CD Release Party

Bad
Dear Mr. Waits
Don't Lead Me On (in-studio)
Oh Roger (in-studio)
Railroad Track
Top Hat
Green Grass (in-studio)
Tommy the Cat
     from the forthcoming album Stand Up

Hillstomp, The Cuckoo
     Sat 6/04 @ Mystic Theatre
Monophonics, There's a Riot Going On
     Sat 6/04 @ The Ritz
The Budos Band, Sing a Simple Song
     Sat 6/04 @ The Catalyst
     Sun 6/05 @ Regency Ballroom
Charlie Musselwhite, It Ain't Right (live)
     Fri 6/03 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sat 6/04 @ College of san Mateo
     Sun 6/05 @ Rancho Nicasio
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet, Having an Average Weekend
     Wed 6/08 @ Great American Music Hall
The Soul of John Black, Early in the Moanin'
     Thu 6/02 @ Moe's Alley
     Fri 6/03 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sat 6/04 @ Swabbie's
William Bell, Mississippi-Arkansas Bridge
     from the forthcoming album This Is Where I Live
Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne, Barnkrupted Blues
     from the forthcoming album Jumpin' & Boppin'
Walter Horton (with Hot Cottage), Shakey's Edmonton Blues
Jeff Healey, Hong Kong Blues
Sam Chatmon & His Barbeque Boys, All Night Long
Long John Baldry, Midnight Special
     from the forthcoming album 40 Years of Stony Plain Records


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Playlist: May 25, 2016


Bob Dylan, Young at Heart
     from the new album Fallen Angels
Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Shot of Love
     Sat 5/28 @ Santa Cruz American Music Festival
Buddy Guy, Whiskey Beer & Wine
     Fri 5/27 @ Bottlerock Napa Valley
     Sat 5/28 @ Santa Cruz American Music Festival
Fantastic Negrito, Lost in a Crowd
     Fri 5/27 @ Bottlerock Napa Valley
     from the forthcoming album The Last Days of Oakland
Royal Jelly Jive, Dear Mr. Waits
     Sun 5/29 @ Bottlerock Napa Valley
     Wed 6/01 on Fog City Blues
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Tootie Ma Is A Mighty Fine Thing
     Thu-Sun 5/26-29 @ SFJazz Center
John Brothers Piano Company, Black Widow Bump
     Sun 5/29 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
     Tue 5/31 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Ghosts
     Thu 5/26 @ Sophia's Thai Kitchen
     Fri 5/27 @ Rickshaw Stop
     Sat 5/28 @ The Crepe Place
James Hunter Six, Satchel Foot
     Thu 5/26 @ Strawberry Music Festival
Pokey Lafarge, Wanna Be Your Man
     Fri 5/27 @ Strawberry Music Festival
Mavis Staples, Love and Trust
     Sun 5/29 @ Strawberry Music Festival
T-Bone Walker, Call It Stormy Monday

Bob Dylan at 75: A Bay Area History

The Times They Are A-Chnagin' (San Jose 11/25/1964)
It Ain't Me, Babe (Berkeley 12/04/1965)
Most Likely You Go Your Way (Oakland 2/11/1974)
Baby Let Me Follow You Down (San Francisco 11/25/1976)
The Groom's Still Waiting at the Altar (San Francisco 11/16/1980)
Good Rockin' Mama feat. John Lee Hooker (Mountain View 8/05/1986)
Subterranean Homesick Blues (Concord 6/07/1988)
Pretty Boy Floyd (Oakland 12/04/1988)
Crash On The Levee (Monterey 5/27/1995)
Hoochie Coochie Man (Santa Cruz 3/15/2000)
Mutineer (Berkeley 10/11/2002)
Stay With Me (Oakland 10/30/2014)