Calendar

Show listings throughout the greater Bay Area
featuring groups listed on the Hicks with Sticks Bands page.
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NOVEMBER 2014

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 25
Toshio Hirano @ Rite Spot Cafe, 2099 Folsom, SF 830pm free

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 26
Caroline Sills Combo @ Sam’s BBQ, 1110 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose 6pm free
The Polka Cowboys @ Champa Restaurant, 3550 San Pablo Dam Rd., El Sobrante 730pm free
The Brothers Comatose/T Sisters @ The Chapel, 777 Valencia St., SF 8pm $18/$20
Brokedown in Bakersfield @ The Independent, 628 Divisadero, SF 8pm $20
The Chop Tops/Backyard Blues Band/The Concaves/The Thirsty Three @ Moe’s Alley, 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz 830pm $9/$12

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 28
Turkey Trot 2014: Wolf Hamlin & the Front Porch Drifters/The Bootcuts/Tell River @ The Chapel, 777 Valencia St., SF 8pm $21/$23
Jinx Jones & the KingTones @ Sausalito Cruising Club, 300 Napa St, Sausalito 8pm $10
The Bohemian Highway @ HopMonk Tavern, 691 Broadway, Sonoma 830pm free
Red Elvises @ Hotel Utah Saloon, 500 4th St., SF 9pm $20
The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit/Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra @ Moe’s Alley, 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz 9pm $10/$15

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29
West Coast Ramblers @ Speisekammer Restaurant, 2424 Lincoln Ave., Alameda 830pm free

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 30
Blithedale Canyon @ Rancho Nicasio, 1 Old Rancheria Rd., Nicasio 4pm free
Don Burnham & the Bolos @ Station House Café, 11180 Hwy. 1, Point Reyes Station 5pm free

DECEMBER 2014

MONDAY DECEMBER 1
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF 10pm free

THURSDAY DECEMBER 4
Jinx Jones & Jessica Rose @ Atlas Cafe, 3049 20th St., SF 8pm free
Hip Hatchet/Christopher Paul/Stelling Hill Man/Misisipi Mike & the Midnight Gamblers @ Amnesia, 853 Valencia, SF 9pm $7-10 sliding scale

FRIDAY DECEMBER 5
Maurice Tani & 77 El Deora @ Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista, Martinez 8pm $12
Buck Nickels & Loose Change/Bitter Diamonds @ HopMonk Tavern, 224 Vintage Way, Novato 8pm $12
The Bohemian Highway @ Twin Oaks Tavern, 5745 Old Redwood Hwy., Penngrove 830pm free/food donation

SATURDAY DECEMBER 6
Red Meat @ Rancho Nicasio, 1 Old Rancheria Rd., Nicasio 8pm $12/$15
Cash’d Out/Them Slack Jawed Sons of Bitches @ Blank Club, 44 S. Almaden Ave., San Jose 9pm $13/$15

MONDAY DECEMBER 8
Toshio Hirano @ Amnesia, 853 Valencia, SF 9pm free
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF 10pm free

TUESDAY DECEMBER 9
All Star Jam w/Los Train Wreck @ El Rio, 3158 Mission, SF 8pm free

THURSDAY DECEMBER 11
Mitch Polzak & the Royal Deuces @ Blondie’s Bar & No Grill, 540 Valencia St., SF 9pm free

FRIDAY DECEMBER 12
Hot Rize w/Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers @ Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley 8pm $42/$47
Christmas Special: Tom Armstrong & the Branded Men @ Speisekammer Restaurant, 2424 Lincoln Ave., Alameda 830pm free

SATURDAY DECEMBER 13
Big Sandy & his Fly-Rite Boys @ Rancho Nicasio, 1 Old Rancheria Rd., Nicasio 830pm $12/$15

SUNDAY DECEMBER 14
Playin’ For Susan: Lost Weekend Western Swing Band/Laurie Lewis/Jim Passard & the Lost Cats/Don Burnham & the Bolos/Mark Holzinger & Friends/Lavay Smith & Chris Seibert/Carolyn Sills Combo @ Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista, Martinez 2pm benefit donation
The Lonestar Retrobates @ Presidio Yacht Club, Sommerville Rd., Bldg. T679, Ft. Baker, Sausalito 3pm $7–10 donation
Red Meat @ The Riptide, 3639 Taraval, SF 7pm free
Hot Rize w/Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers @ Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison, Berkeley 8pm $40/$44

MONDAY DECEMBER 15
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF 10pm free

FRIDAY DECEMBER 19
The Saddle Cats @ Speisekammer Restaurant, 2424 Lincoln Ave., Alameda 830pm free

SATURDAY DECEMBER 20
Red Meat @ Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista, Martinez 8pm $15
Rusty Evans & the Ring of Fire @ Peri’s, 29 Broadway, Fairfax 930pm $8

MONDAY DECEMBER 22
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF 10pm free

SUNDAY DECEMBER 28
Joe Goldmark & the Seducers @ The Riptide, 3639 Taraval, SF 730pm free

MONDAY DECEMBER 29
The Bachelors @ The Saloon, 1232 Grant, SF 10pm free

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 31 NEW YEAR’S EVE
Jinx Jones’ Jazz-A-Billy All-Stars @ Speisekammer Restaurant, 2424 Lincoln Ave., Alameda 830pm free

JANUARY 2015

FRIDAY JANUARY 2
The Brothers Comatose/+ @ HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol 8pm $18

SATURDAY JANUARY 3
Buck Nickels & Loose Change @ Twin Oaks Tavern, 5745 Old Redwood Hwy., Penngrove 8pm free

FRIDAY JANUARY 9
The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit/Hillstomp @ Slim’s, 333 11th St., SF 8pm $14/$16

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14
Whitey Morgan & The 78’s @ Moe’s Alley, 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz 830pm $10/$12

THURSDAY JANUARY 15
Mountain Dojo @ Atlas Cafe, 3049 20th St., SF 8pm free

THURSDAY JANUARY 22
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones/Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys @ Moe’s Alley, 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz 8pm $20/$25

FRIDAY JANUARY 23
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones/Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys @ Moe’s Alley, 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz 9pm $25/$30

SATURDAY JANUARY 24
Buck Nickels & Loose Change @ Rancho Nicasio, 1 Old Rancheria Rd., Nicasio 830pm
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones/Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys @ Mystic Theatre, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma 830pm $26

FRIDAY JANUARY 30
Laura Benetiz & The Heartache/Little Lonely @ Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista, Martinez 8pm $10

SATURDAY JANUARY 31
The Saddle Cats @ Speisekammer Restaurant, 2424 Lincoln Ave., Alameda 830pm free