Thursday, September 18, 2014

Playlist: September 17, 2014

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The Stone Foxes, I'm A King Bee
     Thu 9/18 @ Humboldt Brews
     Fri 9/19 @ Feather Falls Casino & Lodge
     Sat 9/20 @ Moe's Alley
Hillstomp, The Cuckoo
     Fri 9/19 @ Humboldt Brews
     Sat 9/20 @ Cafe Coda
Eddie B's Greasy Blues Bash, Put Your Hand Down
     Sat 9/20 @ Emerald Lake Country Club
Little Jonny & The Giants, No Other Man
     Wed 9/24 @ The Saloon
Royal Jelly, Deep Dark Night
     Wed 9/24 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: The View From Bernal Hill

     Thu 9/25 @ Neck of the Woods

Perfect In Theory
Pathological Doubt (in-studio)
Folsom Street (in-studio)
We Ae No Beautiful Children (in-studio)
Catch Me Listening (in-studio)
Easier Done Than Said (in-studio)
The End of the Tempest

Herbie Hancock, Watermelon Man
     Fri 9/19 @ Monterey Jazz Festival

Special in-studio guest: Max Jacobs

Frank Zappa, Trouble Every Day
Alabama Sacred Harp Singers, The Last Words of Copernicus
William Greene, Amazianne
Pat Bowie and Charles McPherson, Feeling Good
Bells Atlas, Incessant Noise
Sean Hayes, Alabama Chicken
Charlie Greene, Dear Danielle

Go Van Gogh, Sirens (in-studio)
     Sat 9/20 @ Revolution Cafe
Beso Negro, La Mala Reputación (in-studio)
     Sat 9/20 @ Russian River Jazz & Blues Festival
Diana Gameros, Libre y Serena (in-studio)
     Thu 9/19 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Slim Jenkins, Rein It Back (in-studio)
     Thu 9/18 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
Lost Dog Found, These Times Are Tough (in-studio)
     from the new album Dine On Danger
Midtown Social, Socialite Boogie (in-studio)
Whiskerman, Bad News (in-studio)
     Thu-Fri 9/18-19 @ The Crepe Place
Cathy Lemons, I'm A Good Woman (in-studio)
Rupa & The April Fishes, Like I Do (in-studio)
Junk Parlor, The Rose of Filipino Shores (in-studio)
Dennis Johnson, Rollin On The River (in-studio)
     from the new album Slide Avenue

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Playlist: September 10, 2014

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Lost Dog Found, The Big Stomper
     from the new album Dine On Danger
     Fri 9/12 @ Raven Theater
The View From Bernal Hill, We Are No Beautiful Children
     Wed 9/17 on Fog City Blues
Ziek McCarter, Free 'n Brave
     Sat 9/13 (w/ Con Brio) @ The Independent
Fishbone, Whipper Snapper
     Sat 9/13 @ The Independent
     Sun 9/14 @ SoFA Street Festival
The Gonifs, A Zekele Gelt (A Sack of Cash)
     Thu 9/11 @ Yerba Buena Center

Special in-studio guest: Dennis Johnson

     Fri 9/19 @ Fenix

Swingin at the Savoy
     from the new album Slide Avenue
She Looks Good (in-studio)
Ramblin' On My Mind (in-studio)
Down In Mississippi (in-studio)
Rollin on the River (in-studio)
Turn Your Lamp Down Low
     from the new album Slide Avenue

Selections from Live From the Fog City Blues Vol.2

Whiskerman, Amen (in-studio)
     Sat 9/13 @ Mission Creek Oakland
Tin Cup Serenade, Sunny Oakland Day (in-studio)
     Fri 9/12 @ Revolution Cafe
     Sat 9/13 @ Speisekammer
Benjamin Brown, Yours (in-studio)
     Sat 9/13 @ VML Winery
Broken Shadows Family Band, Song of Seven Miles #4 - Suk (in-studio)
     Sat 9/13 @ Red Poppy Art House
Karina Denike, I Never Cared (in-studio)
Meklit & Quinn, Saving Up (in-studio)
Diana Gameros, ¿Cómo Hacer? (in-studio)
     Thu 9/18 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Wendy DeWitt & Kirk Harwood, Nervous (in-studio)
     Wed 9/17 @ Elite Cafe
Slim Jenkins, Hand Me Down Blues (in-studio)
     Thu 9/18 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
Junk Parlor, Summertime in the City (in-studio)
     Sat 9/13 @ Piper's Opera House
Shovelman, Moonshine (in-studio)
     Sat 9/18 @ Vau de Vire Society
The Hound Kings, SSI Blues (in-studio)

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Playlist: September 3, 2014

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Nathan James & The Rhythm Scratchers, Rhino Horn
     Fri-Sat 9/05-06 @ Poor House Bistro
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, Cruel
     Sat 9/06 @ Poor House Bistro
Murali Coryell, Restless Mind
     Fri 9/05 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sat 9/06 @ Torch Club
Dennis Johnson, Back On My Feet
     Wed 9/10 on Fog City Blues

Special guest: Christopher Vos

The Record Company, Feels So Good
The Record Company, Baby I'm Broken
The Record Company, On The Move
     Thu 9/04 @ DNA Lounge

Patrick Sweany Band, One More Time
     Thu 9/04 @ DNA Lounge
Shawn Holt and The Teardrops, Get Your Business Straight
     Wed-Fri 9/03-05 @ Biscuits and Blues
Ensemble Mik Nawooj, Morning Light
     from the new album Ensemble Mik Nawooj: A Hip-Hop Orchestra
     Sat 9/06 @ Intersection for the Arts

Mark Hummel, Gee I Wish
     Thu 9/04 @ Armando's
     Sat 9/06 @ Saratoga Blues & BBQs
     Wed 9/11 @ Lark Theatre: Bread & Roses Benefit
Freeman Stowers, Railroad Blues
Deford Bailey, Davidson County Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson, Mr. Downchild
Little Walter, Juke
Big Walter Horton, In The Mood
Junior Wells, Chitlin Con Carne
Bob Dylan, Pledging My Time
The Beatles, I Got To Find My Baby
Robert Klein, I Can't Stop My Leg
Toots Thieleman, Bluesette
The Harmonicats, Peg o' My Heart
J. Geils Band, Whammer Jammer
Howell Devine, Harmonica Wobble #2
     Wed 9/03 @ Bartlett Hall
     Sat 9/06 @ Club Deluxe

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Playlist: August 27, 2014

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Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Earthquake
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Don't Do It (live)
     from the new album You Asked For It... Live!
Charlie Musselwhite, It Ain't Right (live)
     Thu 8/28 @ Yoshi's Oakland

Sausalito Art Festival: August 30 - September 1

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, The Old Man of the Mountain
Taj Mahal, Sweet Mama Janisse (live)
     Sat 8/30 @ Theatre Deville
Fabulous Thunderbirds, I Want To Believe
Tommy Castro, When My Left Eye Jumps
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Big Fine Daddy
     Sat 8/30 @ Red Poppy Art House

Hanna Rifkin, Mood Indigo (live)
     Sat 8/30 @ Viracocha
Maria Muldaur, For Every Man There's a Woman
     Fri 8/29 @ Throckmorton Theatre
Quinn DeVeaux, Late Night Drive
     Sat 8/30 @ Viracocha

Fruteland Jackson, Blues 2.0
Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Working Man
Valerie June, Workin' Woman Blues
Lee Dorsey, Work Work Work
Watermelon Slim & The Workers, Hard Labor
Bob Dylan, Workingman's Blues #2
Jimmy Reed, Big Boss Man
B.B. King, Paying the Cost to Be the Boss
Elvin Bishop, Don't Let the Bossman Get You Down
Tom Waits, I Can't Wait to Get Off Work

Brass Magic, Happy Hour in Poland
Bells Atlas, Loving You Down
     Fri 8/29 @ Rickshaw Stop
Blue Rodeo, Tara's Blues
     Sat 10/04 @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Playlist: August 20, 2014

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B.B. King, See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (live)
     Fri 8/22 @ The Warfield
     Sat 8/23 @ The Mountain Winery
Blind Boys of Alabama, Every Grain of Sand
     Sat 8/23 @ The Mountain Winery
Maria Muldaur, Lay Baby Lay
     Mon 8/25 @ Yoshi's Oakland
Karina Denike, Ballad of a Thin Man
     Sat 8/23 @ The Chapel
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Long Time Wrong Time
     Thu 8/21 @ Sonoma Mountain Village Green
     Fri 8/22 @ The Mountain Winery

Ori Naftaly Band, Happy For Good
     Thu 8/21 @ Biscuits and Blues
PitchBlak Brass Band, Virus
     Fri 8/22 @ Neck of the Woods
     Sun 8/24 @ Leo's
Brass Band Mission, Rollin' in the Hood
     Fri 8/22 @ Neck of the Woods
Fanfare Zambaleta, Vo Strumica Na Ulica
     Fri 8/22 @ Neck of the Woods
     Fri 8/22 @ Sheba Lounge
     Sat 8/23 @ Napa Blues Brews & BBQ
Little Jonny & The Giants, I Wish You Would Love Me
     Sun 8/24 @ The Warehouse
     Wed 8/27 @ The Saloon

D. Johnson, Radio Blues
     Fri 8/22 @ Delormier Winery
R.E.M., Radio Song
Cowboy Junkies, Late Night Radio
Buddy Guy, DJ Play My Blues
     Tue 8/26 @ The Mountain Winery
Elvin Bishop, Radio Boogie

Lost Dog Found, Hot Swing Is Back
     from the new album Dine On Danger
     Sat 8/23 @ Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival
Junk Parlor, Alabama Song
     Wed 8/27 @ Boom Boom Room
Midtown Social, Addicted
     Fri 8/22 @ Rickshaw Stop
Isaac Hayes, Theme from Shaft
Sam & Dave, Soul Man
Led Zeppelin, Bron-Y-Aur Stomp
John Lee Hooker, Stop Talking
Count Basie & His Orchestra, House Rent Boogie

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Playlist: August 13, 2014

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Eric Lindell, West Country Drifter
     Sun 8/17 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Tue 8/19 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
     Wed 8/20 @ Moe's Alley
Benjamin Booker, Always Waiting
     from the forthcoming album Benjamin Booker
     Tue 8/19 @ Leo's
     Wed 8/20 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Benjamin Brown, Cryin' Wolf
     Thu 8/14 @ Mission Community Market
     Fri 8/15 @ Fireside Lounge
T Sisters, It Was Me
     Sat 8/16 @ Chthonic Theater
The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine, She Caught the Katy
     Sat 8/16 @ Sutter Creek Inn

     Thu 8/14 @ Leo's
Afrofrunk Experience, Under African Skies
     Fri 8/15 @ Zodiacs
Whiskerman, Bad News
     Fri 8/15 @ The Chapel
Bettye LaVette, I'm Not the One
     Thu 8/14 @ Yoshi's San Francisco
     Fri 8/15 @ Yoshi's Oakland
Cathy Lemons, The Big Payback
     Fri 8/15 @ The Saloon
Mitch Woods, Third Degree
     Sat 8/16 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sun 817 @ Biscuits and Blues

The Beatles, Paperback Writer (live)
Paul McCartney, San Francisco Bay Blues
The Beatles, She's A Woman
Paul McCartney, Bogey Music
Paul McCartney, Queenie Eye
     Thu 8/14 @ Candlestick Park

     from the forthcoming album To Blessed To Be Stressed
Elvin Bishop, Blues With A Feeling
     from the forthcoming album Can't Even Do Wrong Right
     Sun 8/17 @ Hoberg's Amphitheater
Missy Andersen, Rent Party
     from the new album In The Moment
Oscar Peterson, Oakland Blues
Colin James, Cha Shooky Doo
Jimmy McCracklin, I Wanna Make Love To You

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Playlist: August 6, 2014

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Dr. John, What A Wonderful World
     from the forthcoming album Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch
     Sun 8/10 @ The Mountain Winery
Jon Cleary, Fortune Teller
     Thu 8/07 @ Leo's
     Fri 8/08 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Tin Cup Serenade, Empty Pocket Waltz
     Fri 8/08 @ Revolution Cafe
     Sat 8/09 @ Speisekammer
Howell Devine, Honey Bee
     Thu 8/07 @ Union Square Street Fair
     Sat 8/09 @ Club Deluxe
The Hound Kings, Drunk Honey Bee
     Sun 8/10 @ Biscuits and Blues
 
San Jose Jazz Summer Fest: August 8-10

Catherine Russell, Bring It Back
     Fri 8/08 @ Harlow's
     Sat 8/09 @ Yoshi's San Francisco
The Soul Rebels, Sweet Dreams Are Made of This
     Fri 8/08 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
C.J. Chenier, Ain't No Need in Cryin'
     Thu 8/07 @ SFJazz Center
Hot Club of Detroit, Sacré Bleu
     Thu 8/07 @ Yoshi's Oakland
J.C. Smith Band, She Walks Right In

Bobby Rush, Too Much Weekend
     Fri 8/08 @ Lions Gate Hotel
Robert Cray Band, Hip Tight Onions
     Fri 8/08 @ Crest Theatre
Monophonics, Thinking Black
     Sun 8/10 @ Stern Grove Festival

Outside Lands Music Festival: August 8-10

Valerie June, Pushin' Against A Stone
Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Little Too Late
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Worn Down Welcome
Phosphorescent, Ride On / Right On
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Burnt Out Town
     from the new album Hypnotic Eye
Slim Jenkins, Devil's Angels
Beso Negro, Grow
     Wed 8/13 @ Sweetwater Music Hall

Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, That Mellow Saxophone
     Mon 8/11 @ Yoshi's Oakland
     Wed 8/13 @ Mill Valley Public Library
Sean Hayes, Magic Slim vs. Dynamite
     Thu 8/07 @ Fox Theatre
Magic Slim & The Teardrops, She Is Mine
Louis Armstrong, (What Did I Do To Be So) Black and Blue
Dr. John, Mack the Knife
     from the forthcoming album Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Playlist: July 30, 2014


Buddy Guy, I Could Die Happy
     Sun 8/03 @ Mammoth Lakes Bluesapalooza
Taj Mahal, Slow Drag
     Thu 7/31 @ Montalvo Arts Center
     Fri 8/01 @ Mammoth Lakes Bluesapalooza
Lost Dog Found, Give Me Love
     from the forthcoming album Dine On Danger
     Fri 8/01 @ Sonoma County Fair
Elvin Bishop, Can't Even Do Wrong Right
     from the forthcoming album Can't Even Do Wrong Right

Ensemble Mik Nawooj, First Song
     from the new album Ensemble Mik Nawooj: A Hip-Hop Orchestra
     Sun 8/03 @ Oakland Art & Soul Festival
Andrew Bird, Far From Any Road (Be My Hand)
     Sat 8/02 @ The Mountain Winery
     Sun 8/03 @ Stern Grove Festival
Broken Shadows Family Band, Driftwood
     Sat 8/02 @ Amnesia
Junk Parlor, Alabama Song
     Fri 8/01 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Jim Campilongo, Blues For Roy
     Sun 8/03 @ Yoshi's San Francisco
Chris Smither, Visions of Johanna
     Fri 8/01 @ City Winery
     Sat 8/02 @ Palms Playhouse
     Sun 8/03 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Shot of Love
     Sat 8/02 @ Mammoth Lakes Bluesapalooza
     Sun 8/03 @ The Mountain Winery

Buddy Guy, Whiskey Ghost
Buddy Guy, Sit and Cry (The Blues)
Buddy Guy, Try to Quit You
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, A Man of Many Words
Buddy Guy, Buddy's Blues: Part Two (live)
Buddy Guy, I Love the Life I Live
Buddy Guy, Hello San Francisco
Buddy Guy, 74 Years Young

Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson, I Love the Life I Live
     from the forthcoming album For Pops: Tribute to Muddy Waters
Ruthie Foster, Believe
     from the forthcoming album Promise of a Brand New Day
Dom Flemons, 'Til the Seas Run Dry
     from the new album Prospect Hill
Michael Bloomfield, Glamour Girl (live)

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Playlist: July 23, 2014


U2, "40" (live)
Carletta Sue Kay, Queen Jane Approximately
     Fri 7/25 @ The Chapel

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Handle With Care
     from the new album You Asked For It... Live!
Lowell Fulson, Blues Pain
Z.Z. Hill, Don't Make Me Pay For His Mistakes
Rodger Collins, She's Looking Good
Fillmore Slim, Playboy
Johnnie Morisette, A Brick Baby
Jimmy McCracklin, Think

Travis Phillips, Eyes Like a Cat 
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Too Close Together
     from the new album You Asked For It... Live!
     Sat 7/26 @ Redwood City PAL Blues Festival
     Sun 7/27 @ Seaside Sunday Blues Concert Series

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Playlist: July 16, 2014


Kelly McFarling, I Wanna Dance With Somebody
     Thu 7/17 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum
Con Brio, Never Be The Same
Eric Bibb, Music
Maria Muldaur, Get You Next to Me
     Thu 7/17 @ SFJazz Center

Special in-studio guests: Andy T Nick Nixon Band

     Fri 7/18 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sat 7/19 @ Rio Nido Roadhouse
     Sun 7/20 @ Barley & Hops Tavern

You Look So Good (in-studio)
On My Way to Texas (in-studio)
Love at First Sight (in-studio)
Good Man (in-studio)
Last to Leave
     from the new album Livin' It Up
No End to the Blues (in-studio)
Whatever You Had You Ain't Got It No More
     from the new album Livin' It Up

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, My Next Ex-Wife
     from the new album You Asked For It... Live!
     Sat 7/19 @ Biscuits and Blues
Phil Berkowitz, Saturday Night Fish Fry
     Tue 7/22 @ Freight & Salvage
Steve Freund, Cleanhead Blues
Charles Wheal, Sent For You Yesterday
Big Jon & The Nationals, Down Home Special
     Sat 7/19 @ Little Lou's BBQ

Lucky Peterson, Boogie-Woogie Blues Joint Party
     from the new album The Son of a Bluesman
John Primer & The Teardrops, Standing at the Crossroads
     from the new album You Can Make It If You Try
Joe Louis Walker, Highview
     from the new album The Best of the Stony Plain Years
     Wed-Thu 7/23-24 @ Stanford Jazz Camp & Festival
Dennis Johnson, Terraplane Blues
     from the new album Slide Avenue
     Thu 7/17 @ Calistoga Concert in the Park
The Gospel Flats, The Mighty Jordan

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Playlist: July 9, 2014


Eric Bibb, The Lord's Work
     Wed 7/16 @ Harlow's
     Thu 7/17 @ SFJazz Center
Bill Cosby, Funky North Philadelphia
     Sat 7/12 @ SF Jazz Center
Mr. Lonesome & The Bluebelles, I Sold My Heart to the Junkman
     Thu 7/10 @ Club Deluxe
Candye Kane, Invisible Woman
     Tue 7/15 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Wed 7/16 @ Club Fox
Janiva Magness, Let Me Breathe
     Thu 7/10 @ KRSH backyard Concert
     Fri 7/11 @ Palms Playhouse
     Mon 7/14 @ Yoshi's Oakland

Special in-studio guests: Lost Dog Found

     Fri 7/11 @ Rohnert Park Party on the Plaza
     Sat 7/12 @ Odd Fellows Hall

The Ghost of Johnny Walker
     from the forthcoming album Dine On Danger
Nobody Loves Me Like You Do (in-studio)
These Times Are Tough (But Baby So Are We) (in-studio)
Where Is Ray? (in-studio)
50 Things I Love About a Woman (in-studio)
Dine On Danger
     from the forthcoming album Dine On Danger

Hayward-Russell City Blues Festival: July 12-13

Billy Branch & The Sons of Blues, Dog House
Grady Champion, South Side
Alabama Mike, Moon Dog Howl
Birdlegg, Draw In Your Lip
Toronzo Cannon, Gentle Reminder

Afrofunk Experience, What It Was, Pt.2
     Fri 7/11@ Crazy Horse Saloon & Grill
     Sat 7/12 @ Harlow's
Andy T - Nick Nixon Band, Snake in the Grass
     from the new album Livin' It Up
     Wed 7/16 on Fog City Blues
Cathy Lemons, Texas Shuffle
     Thu 7/10 @ The Saloon
Aki Kumar, Wish Me Well
     Thu 7/10 @ Little Lou's BBQ
     Fri 7/11 @ Mojo Lounge
     Sat 7/12 @ Monaghan's on the Hill
California Honeydrops, Like This Like That
     Thu 7/10 @ Windsor Summer Nights on the Green
Bill Cosby, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heats Club Band
The Beatles, With a Little Help From My Friends

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Playlist: June 25, 2014


Carolina Chocolate Drops, No Man's Mama
     Tue 7/01 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
     Wed 7/02 @ Gallo Center for the Arts
     Thu 7/03 @ Napa City Winery
Dom Flemons, San Francisco Baby
     from the forthcoming album Prospect Hill
Lost Dog Found, Turn Me On
     Sat 6/28 @ The Surf Spot
     Sat 6/28 @ Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
     Wed 7/09 on Fog City Blues
Slim Jenkins, Well I Done Got Over It
     Fri 6/27 @ The Starry Plough
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Darker It Gets
     Sat 6/28 @ Mondavi Winery

Special in-studio guests: Midtown Social

     Fri 6/27 @ Great American Music Hall

Addicted (in-studio)
That Something (in-studio)
Socialite Boogie (in-studio)
Solid Ground
Addicted (instrumental)
     from the new EP Down On Sixth

Charlie Musselwhite, Cristo Redentor (live)
     Thu 7/03 @ Vacaville Blues Festival
Elvin Bishop, Stomp (live)
     Sun 7/06 @ Marin County Fair
Grady Champion, Laugh, Smile, Cry Sometimes
     Fri 7/04 @ Red, White & Blues Festival
Ron Thompson & The Resistors, Nervous Breakdown
     Fri 6/27 @ The Saloon
     Tue 7/01 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Fri 7/04 @ Red, White & Blues Festival
Bay Area Caravan of All-Stars, Norm's Shuffle
     Fri 7/04 @ Red, White & Blues Festival

The Blues Broads, Two Bit Texas Town
     Thu 6/26 @ Freight & Salvage
Ruthie Foster, Runaway Soul (live)
     Sun 6/29 @ Rancho Nicasio
Kara Grainger, C'mon in My Kitchen
     Sun 7/06 @ Biscuits and Blues
Bo Carter, Rolling Blues
Big Bill Broonzy, These Ants Keeps Biting Me
Honeyboy Edwards, Sweet Home Chicago
Clifton Chenier, Night and Day My Love