Thursday, March 31, 2016

Playlist: March 30, 2016

The Ink Spots, Java Jive
     Bean There (1994-2016)
Coco Montoya, My Side of the Fence (live)
     Sat 4/02 @ Poor House Bistro
Junk Parlor, Tree House
     Fri 4/01 @ Doc's Lab
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Restless
     Fri 4/01 @ Awaken Cafe
     Wed 4/06 on Fog City Blues

Special guest: Vanessa Collier

     Fri-Sat 4/01-02 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sun 4/03 @ Running Creek Casino
     Mon 4/04 @ Blue Wing Saloon

Vanessa Collier, Bad News Bears
Vanessa Collier, Keep It Saxy
Vanessa Collier, God Bless the Child

Lara Price, Undone
     Thu 3/31 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Fri 4/01 @ Murphy's Law
T Sisters, It Was Me
     Fri 4/01 @ Moe's Alley
Sonny Landreth, Firebird Blues
     Thu 3/31 @ Harlow's
     Fri 4/01 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Stooges Brass Band, Hot
     Thu 3/31 @ The Chapel

Iggy Pop, Chocolate Drops
     from the new album Post Pop Depression
     Thu 3/31 @ Masonic Center
The Stone Foxes, This Town
     Fri 4/01 @ The Ritz
     Sat 4/02 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Shine
     from the forthcoming album Call It What It Is
Peter Wolf, How Do You Know
     from the forthcoming album A Cure For Loneliness
Curtis Salgado, Ring Telephone Ring
     from the forthcoming album The Beautiful Lowdown
Andrew Bird, Left Handed Kisses
     from the forthcoming album Are You Serious
Lost Dog Found, Four Drinks
     Fri 4/01 @ Rossi's 1906
Little Jonny & The Giants, Hey Little Lee
     Thu 3/31 @ The Saloon
Robert Cray, Sittin' On Top of the World (live)
     Sat 4/02 @ Golden State Theatre
     Sun 4/03 @ Center for the Arts
Eric Clapton, Driftin' Blues (live)
Lowell Fulson, Blues With a Feeling
Sonny Boy Williamson, Blue Bird Blues
Sarah Vaughan, Ain't Misbehavin'
Alberta Hunter, Fine and Mellow

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Playlist: March 23, 2016

Andy Statman Quartet, Purim
Meshugga Beach Party, Dreidel Dreidel
Trombone Shorty, Shortyville
     Sat 3/26 @ The UC Theatre
Stone Foxes, Greasing Up the Doorman
     Sat 3/26 @ The UC Theatre
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Common Ground
     Fri 3/25 @ Club Fox
     Sat 3/26 @ The Chapel

Hammond Cheese Combo, Dink's Blues
     Fri 3/25 @ The Royal Cuckoo
     Sat 3/26 @ Ashkenaz
Gary Smith, Alviso Rock
     Thu 3/24 @ Biscuits and Blues
Gary Smith and Aki Kumar, A.G. Rock
Mark Hummel, Lucky Kewpie Doll
     from the new album Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue
     Fri 3/25 @ The Smoking Pig
The Mission Seven, Eastsiders
     Sat 3/26 @ McGee's
Barrio Manouche, Numéro 7
     Fri 3/25 @ La Peña Cultural Center
The Crux, Veredictum (The Attorney's Waltz)
     Sun 3/27 @ Amnesia

Real Vocal String Quartet, Like A Rolling Stone
     Thu 3/24 @ Freight & Salvage
Karina Denike, Ballad of a Thin Man
     Sat 3/26 @ The Lost Church
Tiffany Austin, Stardust
     Sat 3/26 @ Cafe Stritch
Wendy DeWitt & Kirk Harwood, Trouble
     Fri 3/25 @ The Saloon
     Wed 3/30 @ Elite Cafe
Howell Devine, Railroad Stomp (live)
     Fri 3/25 @ The Pocket
     Sat 3/26 @ Speisekammer
Jeff Healey, Under A Stone
     from the new album Heal My Soul
Steve Dawson, Broken Future Blues
     from the new album Solid States and Loose Ends
Aretha Franklin, The Weight
Son House, Pony Blues
Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco, Celia & Johnny

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Playlist: March 16, 2016

Leon Bridges, Brown Skin Girl
     Thu 3/17 @ Fox Oakland
Lionel Young Band, Knock These Blues Around
     Thu 3/17 @ Biscuits and Blues
Royal Jelly Jive, Pterygophora
     Thu 3/17 @ The Chapel
The Crux, All the Flowers in All the World
     Thu 3/17 @ The Chapel

Special in-studio guests: Culann's Hounds

     Thu 3/17 @ Peri's: Rum, Sodomy & The Lash

The Sick Bed of Cuchulainn (in-studio)
The Old Main Drag (in-studio)
A Pair of Brown Eyes (in-studio)
Sally Maclennane (in-studio)
The Pogues, The Gentleman Soldier
Navigator (in-studio)
Billy's Bones (in-studio)
I'm A Man You Don't Meet Every Day (in-studio)
The Skylark
The Pogues, The Band Played Waltzing Matilda

Bhi Bhiman, Blue
     Thu 3/17 @ Impact Hub Oakland: Kamau Right Now!
Junk Parlor, Gold Star Academy
     Thu 3/17 @ Club Deluxe
Parlor Tricks, Was I?
     Sun 3/20 @ The Independent
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, You Can Have My Husband
     Thu 3/17 @ Madrome At Bar
     Fri 3/18 @ Armando's
29th Street Swingtet, Dolores
     Thu 3/17 @ Cigar Bar
     Wed 3/23 @ Cigar Bar
Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, A Little Too Much
Wilson Pickett, Everybody Needs Somebody to Love
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Up Above My Head I Hear Music in the Air
Yank Rachell, Dreamy Eyed Woman
Sly & the Family Stone, Stand!

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Playlist: March 9, 2016

Sean Connery, In My Life
Robin Williams & Bobby McFerrin, Come Together
     Sir George Martin (1926-2016)
Tin Cup Serenade, Ya Ya Blues
     Fri 3/11 @ Revolution Cafe
29th Street Swingtet, This Moustache Is For You
     Thu 3/10 @ Cigar Bar
Baby & The Luvies, Tilt Sign
     Fri 3/11 @ Slim's

Special in-studio guests: Hanna Rifkin & The Handsomes

     Thu 3/10 @ The Lost Church

I Can't Give You Anything But Love (in-studio)
Morning Glory (in-studio)
I've Never Been In Love Before (in-studio)
Chet Baker, I've Never Been In Love Before
Anita O'Day, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Don't Explain (in-studio)
I'd Rather Build A Home (in-studio)
Every Other Day (in-studio)
You Don't Know What Love Is (in-studio)

Rupa & The April Fishes, Soy Payaso (live)
     Fri 3/11 @ The Ivy Room
The Lucky Losers, A Winning Hand
     Thu 3/10 @ The Saloon

Special in-studio guests: Barbara Newman and Steven Suen

Elvin Bishop, Can't Even Do Wring Right
John Mayall, A Special Life
Jimmy Johnson, I Need Some Easy Money
Eddy 'The Chief' Clearwater, They Call Me The Chief (live)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Didn't It Rain

Ornette Coleman, The Shape of Jazz To Come

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Playlist: March 2, 2016

Mark Growden, Undertaker
Mark Growden, The Love of It All
     Sat 3/05 @ Red Poppy Art House
Sugaray Rayford, Take Away These Blues
     Fri 3/04 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sat 3/05 @ El Campanil Theatre
Keb' Mo', The Worst Is Yet To Come
     Tue 3/08 @ Freight & Salvage

Denise Perrier, Big Long Slidin' Thing
Rhonda Benin, Pink Champagne
     Sat 3/05 @ Freight & Salvage: Just Like A Woman
Pamela Rose & Wayne de la Cruz, How Little We Know
    Thu 3/03 @ Angleica's
Karina Denike, Aviatrix
     Sat 3/05 @ The Make-Out Room
     Wed 3/09 @ The Right Spot
Royal Jelly Jive, Boderlands
     Fri 3/04 @ Mystic Theatre
Americano Social Club, The Road to Reno
     Thu 3/03 @ Blush Wine Bar
     Sat 3/05 @ Club Deluxe
     Wed 3/09 @ Revolution Cafe
Barrio Manouche, Coquette
     Fri 3/04 @ Lycée Français Ortega Teather
     Sat 3/05 @ Smiley's Saloon

Elvin Bishop, Hey-Ba-Ba-Re-Bop
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Lose Lose
     Fri 3/04 @ Crest Theatre
     Sat 3/05 @ Turlock Community Theatre
Bob Margolin, Devil's Daughter
Bob Corritore, Bob's Late Hours
     wed 3/09 @ Biscuits & Blues
Doug MacLeod, Serious Doin' Woman
     Fri 3/04 @ Armando's
     Sun 3/06 @ SYLA Concert Series
Mitch Woods, Eyesight to the Blind
     Thu 3/03 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Fri 3/04 @ Rancho Nicasio
California Honeydrops, Lead Me Home
     Fri 3/04 Mystic Theatre
     Sat 3/05 @ Terrapin Crossroads
Whiskerman, Troublemaker
     from the forthcoming album Champions
     Fri 3/04 @ Broadway Studios
Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue, Midnight Hour
     from the new album Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue
Alvin Youngblood Hart, When I Was A Cowboy (Western Plains)
Alvin Youngblood Hart, Watchin' Brian Jones