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

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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

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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

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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

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Playlist: April 22, 2015


Eric Burdon & The Animals, St. James Infirmary
     Fri 4/24 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Eric Bibb, Silver Spoon
     Tue-Wed 4/28-29 @ Biscuits and Blues
Slim Jenkins, Devil Eyes
     Sat 4/25 @ XOXO
Lost Dog Found, Four Drinks
     Fri 4/24 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company

Special in-studio guests: Tumbleweed Wanderers

     6/11 @ The Independent: Album Release Show

Into The Mines
     from the forthcoming album Realize
Restless (in-studio)
Lower 48 (in-studio)
Don't You Want To Get Higher
     from the forthcoming album Realize
For You In Time (in-studio)
Somebody To Love (in-studio)
Bad Blood
     from the forthcoming album Realize

Bill Frisell, Hard Times
     Thu 4/23 @ Terrapin Station
     Fri 4/24 @ Mandavi Center
     Sun 4/26 @ SFJazz Center
Steve Earle & The Dukes, King of the Blues
     Wed 4/29 @ Crest Theater
     Thu 4/30 @ City Winery
     Fri 5/01 @ Great American Music Hall
Junk Parlor, Wild Tones
     Fri 4/24 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Sat 4/25 @ The Big Easy
     Sun 4/26 @ How Weird Street Faire
Barrio Manouche, Improvisación / Pasión Arabe
     Fri 4/24 @ Seahorse Sausalito
Humming House, Gypsy Django
     Sat 4/25 @ Fox Theater
Roy Orbison, Mean Woman Blues
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown, Bits & Pieces
Johnny Shines, Give My Heart A Break
George 'Harmonica' Smith, Oopin' Doopin' Doopin'
Heart, Mother Earth Blues
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Mother Earth (Natural Anthem)
Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign (live)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Playlist: April 15, 2015


Tumbleweed Wanderers, Bad Blood
     from the forthcoming album Realize
     Wed 4/22 on Fog City Blues
Karina Denike, Sideshow
     from the new album Under Glass
     Thu 4/16 @ Amnesia
     Fri 4/17 @ Awaken Cafe
     Sat 4/18 @ Dave's Record Shop
Sean Hayes, Waiting In Vain
     Sat 4/18 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Fantastic Negrito, An Honest Man
     Fri 4/17 @ New Parish

J.B. Lenoir, Tax Payin' Blues
Eddy Clearwater, I.R.S. Man
Robert Cray Band, 1040 Blues
Fiddlin' John Carson, Taxes on the Farmer Feeds Us All
Slim Harpo, I Need Money (Keep Your Alibis)
The Drifters, Money Honey
Rufus Thomas, Save That Money
Barrett Strong, Money (That's What I Want)
Buddy Guy, $100 Bill
Patrick Quinn, Tax Man Max

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Playlist: April 8, 2015


B.B. King, So Excited
Erma Franklin, Piece of My Heart
Rob Reich, Chicken Soup
     from the new album Shadowbox
     Sat 4/11 @ Red Poppy Art House
Jeremiah Lockwood, Flangdang/When I Get Home
     Sun 4/12 @ Viracocha

Special in-studio guests: Karina Denike and Lily Taylor

     Thu 4/16 @ Amnesia
     Fri 4/17 @ Awaken Cafe
     Sat 4/18 @ Dave's Record Shop

Karina Denike, Musée Mécanique (in-studio)
Lily Taylor, Reap (in-studio)
Karina Denike, I Never Cared (in-studio)
Karina Denike, Aviatrix (in-studio)
Karina Denike, Havin' A Go
     from the forthcoming album Under Glass
Lily Taylor, Miss It
     from the new album The Ride
Lily Taylor, Ride (in-studio)
Karina Denike, Boxing Glove (in-studio)
Karina Denike, Park It
     from the forthcoming album Under Glass

Terence Blanchard, Wading Through
Terence Blanchard, On the Sunny Side of the Street
     Thu-Sun 4/16-19 @ SFJazz Center
Lost Dog Found, You Are the Kind of Girl
     Thu 4/09 @ Ashkenaz
Big Blu Soul Revue, I Know
     Sun 4/12 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
24th Street Wailers, Spitfire
     Thu 4/09 @ Torch Club
     Fri 4/10 @ The Pocket
29th Street Swingtet, This Moustache Is For You
     Sat 4/11 @ Blush Wine Bar
Barrio Manouche, Coquette
     Sat 4/11 @ Revolution Cafe
Tin Cup Serenade, Manitoba
     Fri 4/10 @ Revolution Cafe
Billie Holiday, Having Myself A Time
Bob Dylan, Bye And Bye
Muddy Waters, You're Gonna Miss Me
Alfred Harris, Sundown Boogie Blues
Walter Horton, Hard Hearted Woman

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Playlist: April 1, 2015


Aretha Franklin, April Fools
Karina Denike, Boxing Glove
     from the forthcoming album Under Glass
     Wed 4/08 on Fog City Blues
Whiskerman, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
     Fri 4/03 @ Leo's
Shovelman, Excavating the Future
     Fri 4/03 @ Public Works
     Sat 4/04 @ Inner Mission

Special in-studio guests: UnderCover Presents Bob Marley's Exodus

T Sisters, Three Little Birds
T Sisters, The Crying Song (in-studio)
T Sisters, I Have A Hammer (in-studio)
T Sisters, Ready For Love
Rupa & The April Fishes, The Heathen
Sean Hayes, Waiting In Vain
Quartet San Francisco feat. Boots Riley & Silk E, Turn Your Lights Down Low
SHAKE YOUR PEACE!, My Mom The Realtor (in-studio)
SHAKE YOUR PEACE!, Feel Like Going On Home (in-studio)
SHAKE YOUR PEACE!, So Much Things To Say
Brass Band Mission, One Love
Empress Unification & Fyah Squad Band, Exodus

Jimmy Scott, Exodus
Alberta Hunter, Ich Hob Dich Tzufil Lieb
Zakiya Hooker, Baby You Busted