Author: Carlin, Larry

October 27, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Post-baseball triple play in SF -- Rumor has it that after the World Series game tonight Cliff Lee and Tim Lincecum may be headed over to the El Rio at 9 p.m. to talk about the game and to see Jeanie & Chuck’s Country Roundup, the Grand Nationals, and Misisipi Mike’s HonkyTonk Night Time Band. Cover charge and you must be 21 and over to attend.

Two final chances to see IIIrd Tyme Out -- IIIrd Tyme Out has been in California for the past week and you can see them at the Verboom Ranch in Orland on the 27th and at the Rancho Cordillera del Norte Theatre in Northridge on the 28th, with Lonesome Otis opening. Catch them before they are gone!

Cowboys in Moss Landing -- See The Trail Ride Band, led by Peter Hicks, playing cowboy music at Phil’s Fish Market in Moss Landing on the 27th from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Jammin’ in Petaluma -- There is a bluegrass jam led by Jack Murphy every fourth Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Aqus Cafe in Petaluma. The Aqus has food and beverages of all kinds available for your jammin’ enjoyment.

South Bay classic barbecue -- The Country Classics will be pickin’ some classic country songs to go along with the spicy barbeque at Sam’s Bar-B-Que in San Jose on the 27th from 6-9 p.m. Reserve a table at (408) 297-9151.

Jammin’ in Palo Alto -- There is a bluegrass jam every Wednesday night at Fandango Pizza in Palo Alto starting at 7 p.m.

Jammin’ in Lompoc -- Bluegrass jammin' happens on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 7-9 p.m. at the Southside Coffee Company, 105 South H Street, in Lompoc. For more info call Bill at (805) 736-8241.

Hot time in Berkeley -- Hot Rize with Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers will be tearing it up at the Freight in Berkeley on the 28th. Don’t go unless you already have tickets, because the show is already sold out.

Jammin’ in Redwood City -- The "Peninsula Bluegrass Crossing" (PBC) jam takes place every Thursday at Café Sportivo, 965 Brewster Avenue in Redwood City, from 7-10 p.m. For more info contact Mark at rwcbluegrass@gmail.

Jammin’ in San Francisco -- The Atlas Cafe presents the best in live bluegrass, old-time and Americana music every Thursday night from 8-10 p.m., and on the 28th you can join the monthly bluegrass and old-time jam.

Jammin’ in Sacto -- Every Thursday folks gather to jam from 7-10 p.m. at the Fifth String Music Store, located at Alhambra & J Streets in Sacramento. You are invited to attend.

Martians in Santa Barbara -- See the Salt Martians play bluegrass Thursday evenings from 5-7 p.m. for happy hour at the Tupelo Junction Cafe, 1218 State Street, in Santa Barbara. Call (805) 899-3100 for dinner reservations. Full bar and no cover.

Jammin’ in Berkeley -- Thursday night is beginners jam night at the 5th String Music Store, 3051 Adeline Street, in Berkeley, from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Experienced duo -- Jim Nunally and Keith Little, who also play in the David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, on the 28th will be playing at The First Street Café, located at 440 First Street in Benicia, from 7-10 p.m. Bring an appetite with you as the café has an extensive appetizer and dessert menu, and beer and wine are offered as well.

Pickin’ in Petaluma -- Ed Neff and Friends play bluegrass every Thursday at the Willowbrook Ale House in Petaluma from 6:30-9:30 p.m. There is no cover, and you get to hear some of the finest traditional bluegrass in the North Bay. The regular pickers are Ed Neff on mandolin, Mike Wilhoyte on guitar, Jeff King on bass, Paul Shelasky on fiddle, and banjoist Larry Cohea. The address is 3600 Petaluma Boulevard North. Call (707) 775-4232 for more info.

Jammin’ in Morgan Hill -- In Morgan Hill the CBA sponsored jam takes place on Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. at the Morgan Hill Grange, located at 40 E. 4th Street. For info contact Dick Simunic at (408) 316-4745 or

Plans for the weekend -- The Runaways (Laurie Lewis, Tashina Clarridge and Kimber Ludiker) at The Oaksong Society show at Bernie’s Guitars in Redding 10/29; Savannah Blue at the Plough & Stars in SF 10/29; Reilly & Maloney at the Freight 10/29, Fiddling Cricket in Santa Clara 10/30; Keystone Station at Murphy's in Sonoma 10/30.

B. Judd, Bluegrass Philosopher -- “You fall the way you lean.”
Posted:  10/29/2010

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