Thursday, April 19, 2018

Playlist: April 18, 2018

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Kinky Friedman, We Reserve the Right to Refuse Service to You
     Tue 4/24 @ Mystic Theatre
     Wed 4/25 @ The Chapel
Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing, Cobalt Blues
     Sun 4/22 @ Palms Playhouse
MarchFourth Marching Band, Magic Number
     Thu 4/19 @ Cornerstone
     Fri 4/20 @ Mystic Theatre
Black Sheep Brass Band, Shot the Phunkin' Phone
     Thu 4/29 @ Cornerstone

Special in-studio guests: Barrio Manouche

     Fri 4/27 @ The Ivy Room
     Thu 5/31 @ The Chapel

La Marcha Gatina
     from the forthcoming album Aires de Cambio
Numéro 7 (in-studio)
Té a la Menta (in-studio)
La Vide de un Ruso (in-studio)
Aires de Cambio
     from the forthcoming album Aires de Cambio

Junk Parlor, Majstore Majstore
     Thu 4/19 @ Club Deluxe
     Fri 4/20 @ Bottom of the Hill
     Sat 4/21@ Peri's
Royal Jelly Jive, Railroad Tracks
     Fri-Sat 4/20-21 @ Blue Note Napa
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Hard Time Killing Floor
     Sat 4/21 @ The Chapel
Dirty Cello, Yer Blues
     Fri 4/20 @ San Geronimo Community Center
     Sat 4/21 @ Armando's
Jack Tone Riordan, Blues in Maude's Flat (live)
     Thu 4/19 @ Red Poppy Art House
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Cool Slaw
     Thu 4/19 @ Biscuits & Blues
Toronzo Cannon, Walk It Off
     Fri-Sat 4/20-21 Biscuits & Blues
Robert Cray, The Forecast (Calls for Pain)
     Fri 4/20 @ Fox Theatre
     Sat 4/21 @ Rio Theatre


Thursday, April 12, 2018

Playlist: April 11, 2018


Rebirth Brass Band, Chameleon
     Thu 4/12 @ Starline Social Club
     Fri-Sat 4/13-14 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
     Sun 4/15 @ Moe's Alley
John Brothers Piano Company, Fig Jelly
     Fri 4/13 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
No Lovely Thing, Better Now
     Thu 4/12 @ The Independent
Midtown Social, Socialite Boogie
     Fri 4/13 @ The Independent

Special in-studio guests: Moonshine Jelly

     Sun 4/15 @ The Back Room

Lucy & Zeb (in-studio)
Crackan-Kirree (in-studio)
Ti Simera (in-studio)
High Card or Low Card (in-studio)
Lawr y Lôn (in-studio)
Ech Matyushka (in-studio)

Barrio Manouche, La Vida de un Ruso
     from the forthcoming album something
     Fri 4/13 @ The Royale
     Wed 4/18 on Fog City Blues
Goodnight, Texas, Keep Movin'
     from the new album Conductor
     Thu 4/12 @ Great American Music Hall
Howell Devine, Going Down South
     Thu 4/12 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Fri 4/13 @ The Sound Room
     Sat 4/14 @ Club Deluxe
Postmodern Jukebox, Sweet Child o' Mine
     Sat 4/14 @ Rio Theatre
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, Brickyard Blues
     Sat 4/14 @ Speisekammer
     Sun 4/15 @ Mama's Royal Cafe
Big Blu Soul Revue, E. Walkin'
     Sat 4/14 @ PianoFight
The Soul Rebels, Try Try Try (Just Try)
     Thu-Fri 4/12-13 @ The Independent
Herbie Hancock, Watermelon Man
Loretta Lynn, Van Lear Rose
Loretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter


Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Playlist: April 4, 2018


Otis Spann, Blues For Martin Luther King
Otis Spann, Hotel Lorraine
Big Maybelle, Heaven Will Welcome You Dr. King
The Loving Sisters, Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King
Bill Spivery & The Sons of Truth, The Non-Violent Man
Nina Simone, Why? (The King of Love Is Dead)

Midtown Social, Woke
     Fri 4/06 @ The Independent
No Lovely Thing, Stay True
     Fri 4/06 @ Starry Plough
Meklit, Human Animal
     Fri 4/06 @ SFJazz Center
Vanessa Collier, When Love Comes to Town
     Fri-Sat 4/06-07 Biscuits & Blues
Terrie Odabi, When You Love Me
     Sun 4/08 @ The Sound Room
Andy T Band, Doin' Hard Time
     Sun 4/08 @ Biscuits & Blues
Postmodern Jukebox, Gangsta's Paradise
     Sun 4/08 @ Uptown Theatre

Muddy Waters, Thirteen Highway (live)
Muddy Waters, Little Anna Mae
Muddy Waters, Rollin' and Tumblin' Pt. 1 & 2
Muddy Waters, My Pencil Won't Write No More
Muddy Waters, Mamie
Walter Horton, In the Mood
Billie Holiday, Stormy Blues
Terry Hanck Band, Peace of Mind (live)
     Thu 4/05 @ Biscuits & Blues
Golden State Lone Star Revue, End of the World
     Sat 4/07 @ Empress Theater
Sal's Greenhouse, Chump
     Sat 4/07 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall


Thursday, March 29, 2018

Playlist: March 28, 2018


Rhonda Benin, Pink Champagne
Linda Tillery, Train Medley
     Sat 3/31 @ Freight & Salvage: Just Like A Woman
Pamela Rose, Blues Is A Woman
     Wed 4/04 @ SFJazz Center
Mary Stallings, Night Mist Blues
     Wed 4/04 @ SFJazz Center
Kelly McFarling, I Wanna Dance With Somebody
     Thu 3/29 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Fri 3/30 @ Cafe du Nord
Wendy DeWitt, Sometimes I Wonder
     Fri 3/30 @ Hopmonk Sonoma
Paula Harris, Dust My Broom
     Sat 3/31 @ The Quarter Note
Sue Foley, Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair
     from the new album The Ice Queen
Alberta Hunter, You Can't Tell the Difference After Dark
Lucille Bogan, Man Stealer Blues
Sarah Vaughan, Sassy Blues (live)
Zakiya Hooker, One Bourbon One Scotch

Fantastic Negrito, Plastic Hamburgers
     from the forthcoming album Please Don't Be Dead
Jimi Hendrix, Hear My Train A-Comin'
     from the new album Both Sides of the Sky
Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, Found the One
     from the new album No Mercy In This Land
     Fri-Sat 3/30-31 @ The Fillmore
Harpdog Brown & The Travelin' Blues Show, Whiskey Bottle (live)
     Thu 3/29 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Fri 3/30 @ The Big Easy
Lost Dog Found, The Ghost of Johnny Walker
     Fri 3/30 @ The Big Easy
Oddjob Ensemble, Plaza Rat Is Zoo
     Sat 3/31 @ 33Arts
The Crux, The Gate (What the Children Saw)
     Thu 3/29 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Blonde Toledo, What Makes A Man
     Fri 3/30 @ Revolution Cafe
Evan & the Live Oaks, Maybe Later
Whiskerman, My Good Country
     Thu 3/29 @ The New Parish
Roger Kim, Let's Be Friends Miss Missouri
     from the new album Portrait Maker
     Thu 3/29 @ Red Poppy Art House




Thursday, March 22, 2018

Playlist: March 21, 2018


High & Mighty Brass Band, Ol' Girl
     Thu 3/22 @ Moe’s Alley
     Mon 3/26 @ The Chapel
     Tue 3/27 @ Blue Note Napa
King Street Giants, Silver & Coal
     Wed 3/28 @ Blue Note Napa
Jon Cleary, Occapella
     Thu 3/22 @ The Independent
Mitch Woods, Take This Hammer
     Sat 3/24 @ Piedmont Piano Company

Special in-studio guests: Kyra Gordon and Larry Steelman

     Sun 3/25 @ Ashkenaz: Loving Janis

Bye Bye Baby (in-studio)
Davey (in-studio)
Trouble in Mind (in-studio)
New York in the Springtime (in-studio)
Ruby (in-studio)
Janis Ian, At Seventeen
Janis Joplin, Summertime
Janis Ian, God & The FBI

Royal Jelly Jive, Borerlands
Van Goat, Willie the Weeper
Trace Repeat, Breakfast
     Fri 3/23 @ Cornerstone
Big Blu Soul Revue, Don't You Know
     Sat 3/24 @ The Riptide
John Lee Hooker Jr, Maudie (live)
     Sat 3/24 @ Biscuits & Blues
MJ's Brass Boppers, Step Aside
Son House, Downhearted Blues
Tom Waits, You Can Never Hold Back Spring

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Playlist: March 14, 2018


Buddy Guy, DJ Play My Blues
Buddy Guy, A Man and the Blues
     Sat 3/17 @ Paramount Theatre
     Sun 3/18 @ Luther Burbank Center
Bonnie Raitt, Shakin' Shakin' Shakes
     Thu 3/15 @ City National Civic
     Mon 3/20 @ Fox Theatre
Jon Cleary, Popcorn Pop Pop
     Thu 3/15 @ City National Civic
     Fri 3/16 @ Moe's alley
     Mon 3/20 @ Fox Theatre

Special in-studio guests: Culann's Hounds

     Sat 3/17 @ Great American Music Hall

Martin Wynnes (in-studio)
Haghole (in-studio)
The Skylark (in-studio)
Carlo (in-studio)
Zombie (in-studio)
Silver Spear (in-studio)

Lucia Comnes, On the Farm
One Grass Two Grass, Stuck in the Middle With You
     Sat 3/17 @ Great American Music Hall
Red Baraat, Zindabad
Bhi Bhiman, Telouise
     Sat 3/17 @ SFJazz Center
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Going to Chicago Blues
     Thu-Sun 3/15-18 @ SFJazz Center
Faye Carol, Comes Love (live)
     Sat 3/17 Ashkenaz
John Brothers Piano Company, Ceviche
     Fri 3/16 @ The Ivy Room
     Sun 3/18 @ Flynn's Cabaret
     Fri 3/16 @ Neck of the Woods
Sly & The Family Stone, Stand!


Thursday, March 8, 2018

Playlist: March 7, 2018


Wee Willie Walker & The Greaseland All Stars, Help! (live)
Terrie Odabi, When You Love Me
     Thu 3/08 @ Yoshi's
June Core, Rhythm & Blues
     Fri 3/09 @ Poor House Bistro
Aki Kumar, Back to Bombay
    Sat 3/10 @ Main Street Brewery
Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne, Something Is Going On In My Room
     Fri 3/09 @ Biscuits & Blues
King Street Giants, Mr. & Mrs. J
Jim Kweskin, Blues in the Bottle
     Tue 3/13 @ Freight & Salvage
The Lucky Losers, Don't You Lose It
     Thu 3/08 @ The Saloon
Deep Basement Shakers, The Ma Grinder
Mark Hummel, Shake Your Boogie
     Fri 3/09 @ Speisekammer

Jimi Hendrix, Georgia Blues
Jimi Hendrix, Mannish Boy
     from the forthcoming album Both Sides of the Sky
Mud Morganfield, Howling Wolf
     from the forthcoming album They Call Me Mud
Nick Moss Band, Get Your Hands Out of My Pockets
     from the forthcoming album The High Cost of Low Living
Sue Foley, The Ice Queen
     from the new album The Ice Queen
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Be Careful What You Wish For
     Sat 3/10 @ The Fox Theatre
Lee Rocker, Night Train to Memphis
     Fri 3/09 @ Montalvo Arts Center
Love, Forever Changes
J.B. Lenoir, Vietnam Blues
J.B. Lenoir, When I Was Young


Thursday, March 1, 2018

Playlist: February 28, 2018


The Clash, Know Your Rights
Bukka White, District Attorney Blues
John Mayall, The Laws Must Change
John Primer, Power of Attorney
Warren Zevon, Lawyers Guns & Money
Peter Tosh, Cold Blood
Lee Perry & The Sensations, Set Them Free
Bob Dylan, Death of Emmett Till
Bob Dylan, Red Cadillac and a Black Moustache
Mitch Woods, Solid Gold Cadillac (live)
Lightnin' Hopkins, Big Black Cadillac Blues
Dizzy Gillespe, Swing Low Sweet Cadillac

Janiva Magness, Hammer
     from the new album Love Is An Army
Janiva Magness, Honey in the Rock (live)
David Luning, Humble Apologizin'
     Fri 3/02 @ Slim's
Kelly McFarling, Pacific
     Fri 3/02 @ Bottom of the Hill
Booker T. Jones, The Bronx
     Fri 3/02 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center
     Sat 3/03 @ The Independent
Squirrel Nut Zippers, Twilight
     Sat 3/03 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sun 3/04 @ Rio Theatre
Steve Lucky, Smack Dab in the Middle
     Fri 3/02 @ Armando's
     Tue 3/06 @ Verdi Club
Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager, Too Young to Die
     Sat 3/03 @ El Campanil Theatre
     Sun 3/04 @ Moe's Alley
Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, My Old Neighborhood
     Fri-Sat 3/02-03 @ Rancho Nicasio
Harvey Mandel, Nashville 1 A.M.
     Thu 3/01 @ Biscuits & Blues
Andy T Nick Nixon Band, Good Man (in-studio)
Andy T Nick Nixon Band, No End to the Blues (in-studio)


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Playlist: February 21, 2018


Big Mama Thornton, Session Blues
Anita Lofton Project, I'll Let You Down
     Sat 2/24 @ Ashkenaz
Chris Thomas King, Da Thrill Is Gone From Here
     Wed 2/28 @ Freight & Salvage
Jules Leyhe, Monkey Finger
     Sun 2/25 @ Biscuits & Blues
Tinsley Ellis, Saving Grace
     Sun 2/25 @ B Street Theatre
     Mon 2/26 @ Yoshi's
The Wood Brothers, Happiness Jones
     Sat-Sun 2/24-25 @ The Fillmore
Mitch Woods, Cryin' For My Baby (feat. Charlie Mussewhite)
     Thu 2/22 @ Pier 23
     Sun 2/25 @ Sausalito
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, I Ain't All That
     Thu 2/22 @ Biscuits & Blues
California Honeydrops, Honeydrops Theme
     Wed 2/28 @ Sweetwater Music Hall (La Leche & Honey)
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, I've Got a Feelin'
     Sat 2/24 @ Rancho Nicasio
Howell Devine, PM Blues
     Sat 2/24 @ Speisekammer

George Harrison, Microbes
George Harrison, Rocking Chair in Hawaii
The Beatles, It's All Too Much
George Harrison, Ramblin' Woman / I Threw It All Away / Mama You Been On My Mind
George Harrison, Horse to the Water
Nina Simone, My Sweet Lord / Today Is A Killer
Nina Simone, I Shall Be Released
Seth Augustus, Trickeries of the Great Emptiness


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Playlist: February 14, 2018


Tom Waits, Blue Valentine
Bob Dylan, It Gets Lonely Early
Ray Charles, Lonely Avenue
Little Walter, Blue and Lonesome
Hound Dog Taylor, Sitting at Home Alone
Al Green, Tired of Being Alone

The Reverend Shawn Amos, (We've Got to) Come Together
     Fri 2/16 @ Mystic Theatre
Otis Taylor, Twelve String Mile
     Sat-Sun 2/17-18 @ Biscuits & Blues
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor
     Sun 2/17 @ Fox Theatre
Blonde Toledo, Aging Lion
     Fri 2/16 @ Old Bus Tavern
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Stereoscope
    from the new album Stereoscope
     Fri 2/16 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, A Lucky One
     Sat 2/17 @ Slim's


Friday, February 9, 2018

Playlist: February 7, 2018


Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Sun 2/11 @ Freight & Salvage
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Black Suffrage Blues
     Thu 2/08 @ SFJazz Center
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, There For Me
     Wed 2/14 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guest: Dawn Oberg

     Fri 2/16 @ Bar Fluxus

Nothing Rhymes With Orange
Information Is Your Friend
Black Quarterback, Haiti
John Elliott, Concerning the Lincoln & Douglas Debates or Love Found Lost
Randy Newman, Putin
Larray Gallagher, The DNA Stops Here


Bob Dylan, The Groom's Still Waiting at the Altar
Bob Dylan, Jesus Met the Woman at the Well
     Sun 2/11 @ The Chapel: Trouble No More
MJs Brass Boppers, Step Aside
     Tue 2/13 @ Step Aside
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, When the Saints Go Marching In
     Fri 2/09 @ Speisekammer
     Sat 2/10 @ Pacific
     Wed 2/14 @ Biscuits & Blues
Seth Walker, Trouble (Don't Want No)
     Thu 2/08 @ Cotati
     Fri 2/09 @ Biscuits & Blues
Howell Devine, Sirenic Woman
     Sat 2/10 @ Club Deluxe
Daniel Castro, Funky for the Ice Man
     Thu 2/08 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Sat 2/10 @ Torch Club
Pamela Rose, You Was Right Baby
     Sun 2/11 @ Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
Karina Denike, Až Budeš Vélky



Thursday, February 1, 2018

Playlist: January 31, 2018


Book of J, The Partisan
     Fri 2/02 @ SFJazz Center
Royal Jelly Jive, Green Grass
     Fri 2/02 @ Moe's Alley
     Sat 2/03 @ Hopmonk Novato
Wolf & Crow, Fear No Evil
     Sat 2/03 @ Red Poppy Art House
Lost Dog Found, Four Drinks
     Sat 2/03 @ Monroe Hall

Special in-studio guests: Seth Augustus Band

     Sat 2/03 @ Old Bus Tavern

Angel on the One Side (in-studio)
Yellow Bird (in-studio)
Hey Hey Heraclitus (in-studio)
Movies Going By (in-studio)
Not Gonna Push That Rock (in-studio)
Turn My Head Around (in-studio)
It'll Be Me

Cowboy Junkies, Blue Moon Revisited
Elvis Presley, Blue Moon
Billie Holiday Blue Moon
Sam Cooke, Blue Moon
The Marcels, Blue Moon
Dr. Feelgood & The Interns, Mister Moonlight
Dinah Washington, Destination Moon
Slim Gaillard, How High the Moon
Bobby Womack, Fly Me to the Moon
Otis Spann, Moon Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins, Shine On Moon!
Tom Waits, Drunk on the Moon
Tom Waits, I'll Shoot the Moon
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Moonlight On Vermont