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21 October 2019

OCTOBER 3, 2019 : HAPPY HARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS WEEKEND!

What’s the werd BISS Listers?

 

It’s Thursday, October 3rd… Do know where your music is?

 

Tonight, you are probably at String Cheese at The Fillmore? Unless of course, you got one of those SOLD OUT tickets to DEBBIE HARRY: FACE IT -With Chris Stein & Rob Roth at the JCC. Yeah, that’s correct!

 

Of course, there’s also Dave Mason (w/band) + Richie Furay at Palace of Fine Arts; Hardly Strictly Out of the Park Presents: Steve Earle Solo & Acoustic + Lake Charlatans at Sweetwater; and MORRISSEY + INTERPOL at Bill Graham Civic…

 

Come on now! We aren’t even close to done for this weekend’s shenanigans so let’s continue…

 

Tomorrow, Friday, HARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS Kicks Off In GG Park with Bedouine, Bettye Lavette, Bill Frisell : Harmony F: Petra Haden, Hank Roberts & Luke Bergman, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, The Brothers Gibb, Chastity Brown, Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Kronos Quartet’s Music For Change: Pete Seeger @ 100 , The Letterboxers & Model $Tudentz, Live From Here With Chris Thile With Grace Potter & J.S. Onda, The Milk Carton Kids, Poor Man’s Whiskey , Shooter Jennings, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Tanya Tucker, The Waterboys, & Will Kimbrough….

Then the evening continues with Lebo & Friends – feat. Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz, George Porter, Jr., John Molo, Wally Ingram, Adam MacDougall, Lesley Grant & Special Guests, A Hardly Strictly Out Of The Park Show at Terrapin Crossroads; An Evening With VAN MORRISON at Greek Theatre; Midtown Social + Walk Talk (members of Pimps of Joytime) + Tiny Massive at the Ivy Room; and SCOTT PEMBERTON BAND + DJ K-OS at Boom Boom Room.

 

Or how about this one for Friday night? EXPERIENCE HENDRIX featuring Buddy Guy, Billy Cox, Joe Satriani, Jonny Lang, Dweezil Zappa, Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Johnson, Chris Layton, Mato Nanji, Kenny Aronoff, The Slide Brothers, and Henri Brown at The Paramount…

 

And did I mention? Another night of String Cheese?! But this time at the Fox!

 

Moving on to Saturday… Another beautiful day of music in the park for DAY 2 HSBG 2019 with: Adia Victoria, Bobby Braddock Part Of Buddy Miller’s Cavalcade Of Stars, Buddy Miller & Dirk Powell With Stuart Duncan Part Of Buddy Miller’s Cavalcade Of Stars, The Budos Band, Caitlin Canty, Calexico And Iron & Wine, The Flatlanders, The Go To Hell Man Band, Hayes Carll, Hot Buttered Rum, Hot Tuna Electric, Ismay Presents: Songs And Stories From Sonoma Mountain, Joan Shelley, John Craigie, John Kay, Jon Langford And The Skull Orchard Welsh Male Voice Choir, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, The Long Ryders, Marco And The Polos, Margo Price, Mary Gauthier, Mercury Rev & Beth Orton Perform Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete, The New Pornographers , Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Part Of Buddy Miller’s Cavalcade Of Stars, Robert Earl Keen, Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, Sierra Hull, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Tank & The Bangas, Travis Meadows Part Of Buddy Miller’s Cavalcade Of Stars , Whiskerman, Yola Part Of Buddy Miller’s Cavalcade Of Stars

 

Not tired from your Saturday in the park?? (Don’t forget you have one more to go)

 

How about one the following BISS selected options…? The Milk Carton Kids at Grate Room at Terrapin Crossroads; Fruit Bats at The Chapel; or my choice for the evening, Meat Puppets+ Particle Kid (SOLD OUT) at Ivy Room. Then again, maybe we just stay local (like in the neighborhood) for TONY GLASER AND THE PARTY + WALK TALK (members of Pimps of Joytime) at … where else…? BOOM BOOM ROOM!

 

But wait there’s more… Still got Sunday to go… Can you hang? Yeah, you can do it!

 

Hardly Strictly doesn’t skimp on Sundays… You know what they say… Never miss a Sunday show? If you did, you would be missing: Bill Kirchen, Dakhabrakha, Daniel Norgren, Emmylou Harris, Fantastic Negrito, Flor De Toloache, Hiss Golden Messenger, The Infamous Stringdusters, Jackie Greene, Joan Osborne, Judy Collins, Kurt Vile And The Violators, Lebo & Friends F: George Porter Jr., John Molo, Wally Ingram, Adam Macdougall & Jennifer Hartswick, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Mandolin Orange, Mapache, Mdou Moctar, Meat Puppets, Michael Nesmith & The First National Band, Moonalice, Moshe Vilozny , Nancy & The Lambchops,   Nikki Lane, Parsonsfield, Pimps Of Joytime, Punch Brothers , Rayland Baxte, Robert Ellis, The Wild Reeds, Wood & Wire, Y La Bamba

 

For those who are not faint of heart there is always more music in the bay area…

 

Sunday night holds a bit of BISS selected variety that takes you across the board in options from Hip Hop to Punk Rock!

 

A local weekly favorite, RETURN OF THE CYPHER LIVE HIP HOP PARTY at Boom Boom Room will get you to Dance Yo Azz Of. This is a FREEEE SHOW!

 

There is also Stiff Little Fingers at Slim’s; Lana Del Rey at Greek Theatre; Mark Karan at Bar at Terrapin Crossroads [7:30 pm] and ; Ace of Cups at Sweetwater Music Hall with Wavy Gravy. You can’t go wrong with a film about THE first all-female psychedelic rock band!

 

Now I could continue on into the next week and the next and the next.

 

However, since we put all this effort into creating and launching the NEW and IMPROVED BISS LIST WEB SITE… I am going to send you there to see more.

 

So now go on over to www.bisslist.com and check it out. (Please?) I

 

f you find we are missing something, then go ahead and add the show on our Event Submission page! NOTE: We are STILL a totally biased musical news source and highly imperfect… We may have forgotten or maybe we didn’t…?

 

B.I.S.S.!!!!!!!!
#SeeYouAtTheShows

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