« Week of February 6, 2011 »
Start: 02/06/2011 8:00 pm

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Arhoolie Records throws the party of a lifetime, with panels (see link to Arhoolie’s website for time & locations), discussions, fantastic regional foods, a “second line“ parade Saturday 4 pm with the Tremé Brass Band, plus three amazing concerts with proceeds benefiting the Arhoolie Foundation.

Start: 02/08/2011 8:00 pm

Our favorite blues songstress/horse whisperer, Teresa Trull, takes the stage with a great lineup of musical cohorts—Barbara Higbie, and many more TBA—for a concert celebrating her impending relocation to New Zealand. A bittersweet occasion, perhaps, but most definitely an evening of soul-stirring, bootie-shaking, downright awesome music.

Start: 02/09/2011 8:00 pm

The makeup of experimental jazz trio Maybe Monday might seem counter-intuitive, but that makes the music all the more satisfying in its realization.

Start: 02/10/2011 8:00 pm

The California Guitar Trio has won a huge following and wide notoriety with its whirlwind of instrumental styles fusing classical, rock, blues, jazz, world music, and progressive—not to mention that most indispensable of genres, California surf music. From ethereal originals to Bach's "Toccata and Fugue" to an unusual version of "Ghost Riders," stunning virtuosity and a sly sense of humor are the trademarks of this threesome, as well as the unique, intricate knotwork of their ensemble playing.

Start: 02/11/2011 8:00 pm

Here's a show to warm you right down to your toes! Scottish fiddle legend Alasdair Fraser and youthful cello artist Natalie Haas team up to make some of the richest, most exhilarating music imaginable.

Start: 02/12/2011 8:00 pm

Say goodbye to the February blahs when the twelfth annual San Francisco Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival comes to town! Tonight's show brings the glorious vocals and scintillating musicianship of Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum, and the old time sound of Oregon string band stars the Foghorn Trio.