Willie Brown’s Blues Calendar

Schedule subject to change, check with venue for confirmation

Compiled by Willie Brown calendar@sacblues.com

July 2014

01 Tuesday

Blues Jam (8:00), The Station, Roseville

Blues Jam w/Bruce Wersted (7:00), 1-4-5 Club, Rio Linda

Blues Jam w/Gary Mendoza (7:00), Elk Grove Sports Bar, Elk Grove

Lew Fratis (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Open Mic w/Wendy DeWitt (7:30), Bobby G’s, Berkeley

Ron Thompson (7:30 & 9:30), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Stan Erhart Band (9:30), Johnny Foley’s Irish House, San Francisco

The J’s (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

 

02 Wednesday

Acoustic Open Mic w/Sandra Delores (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Blues Jam (7:00), Club Fox, Redwood City

Blues Night (7:00), The Rusted Mic, Lodi

Eddie Neon (7:30 & 9:30), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Hot City Jazz (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Jam w/Fire & Wheels (8:00), Folsom Hotel, Folsom

Open Mic w/Brian Souders (7:00), Lockdown Brewing Co., Folsom

SacBlues Jam w/The J’s (8:00), Louie’s Cocktail Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Sonoma County Blues Society Jam (7:30), Sally Tomatoes, Rohnert Park

 

03 Thursday

Blues Jam (4:00), Blue Lamp, Sacramento

Blues Jam (8:00), Spancky’s, Cotati

Blues Jam w/Jimmy Pailer (7:00), San Juan Club, Fair Oaks

Charlie Musselwhite (7:00), Theater DeVille, Vacaville

Cole Fonseca (7:30 & 9:30), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Gary Mendoza Band (6:30), Town Center, El Dorado Hills

Jam w/Allstar Rhythm Review (7:00), Monty’s Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood (8:00), Garlic Bros., Stockton

Jimmy Smith Band (8:00), Fenix, San Rafael

Mark Delgado & Bumptet (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Mick Martin & Blues Rockers (5:30), Sacramento Zoo

Wingnut Adams Blues Band (6:00), Swabbie’s On The River, Sacramento

X-Quartet (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

 

04 Friday

Junior Watson (7:00 & 10:00), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Mark Sexton Band (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

 

05 Saturday

***Downtown Vacaville Blues Festival*** – Eddie Neon, Charlie Wade, Bill Watson, Matty T, Chris Cain (10:00 AM), Town Square, Vacaville

Blues Jam (8:00), 1-4-5 Club, Rio Linda

Daniel Castro Band (9:30), The Saloon, San Francisco

Doc Rock & The Stuff (9:00), Johnny’s Club 53, Carmichael

Dr. Hall & Blues Practitioners (7:00), Trocadero, Roseville

Harrison B (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Johnny “Guitar” Knox (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Julie & The Jukes (6:00), Grace Patriot Wines, Placerville

Lavay Smith (7:30 & 10:00), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Rhythm Club (4:30), The Station, Roseville

 

06 Sunday

***Downtown Vacaville Blues Festival*** – Loose Blues, Delta Rockets, Big Cat Tolefree, Used Blues Band (11:00 AM), Town Square, Vacaville

***Backyard Blues & BBQ*** – John Covert & Crystal Image (1:00), Hotel Leger, Mokelumne Hill

1st Sunday Blues Jam w/Randy Carey (1:00), Louie’s Cocktail Lounge, Rancho Cordova

BBQ & Blues w/Leather Souls (3:00), Drytown Club, Drytown

Blues Jam (7:30), Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma

For Sayle – The Lolos (8:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Jam w/F.O.G.’s (2:00), Valencia Club, Penryn

Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood (3:00), Powerhouse Pub, Folsom

Mother Teresa & The Sinners (2:00), Windmill Cove, Stockton

Open Mic w/Mark Herin (4:00), Bunz Sports Pub, Roseville

Sunday Blues Jam (2:00), New Moon River Inn, Freeport

Sunday Blues Jam (7:00), Powerhouse Pub, Folsom

Sunday Blues Jam w/Johnny Knox (4:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Wingnut Adams Band (2:00), Rosa’s at Tower Park, Lodi

 

07 Monday

Heath Williamson & Friends (5:00), Old Ironsides, Sacramento

Paul Steward & Twice As Good (6:30), Blue Wing, Upper Lake

Pro Jam (9:00), The Tradewinds, Cotati

 

08 Tuesday

Bill Mylar (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Blues Jam (8:00), The Station, Roseville

Blues Jam w/Bruce Wersted (7:00), 1-4-5 Club, Rio Linda

Blues Jam w/Gary Mendoza (7:00), Elk Grove Sports Bar, Elk Grove

Debut Tuesday (8:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Open Mic w/Wendy DeWitt (7:30), Bobby G’s, Berkeley

Stan Erhart Band (9:30), Johnny Foley’s Irish House, San Francisco

 

09 Wednesday

Acoustic Open Mic w/Sandra Delores (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Blues Jam (7:00), Club Fox, Redwood City

Blues Night (7:00), The Rusted Mic, Lodi

Brian Rogers (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Craig Horton (7:30 & 9:30), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Jam w/Fire & Wheels (8:00), Folsom Hotel, Folsom

Open Mic w/Brian Souders (7:00), Lockdown Brewing Co., Folsom

SacBlues Jam w/The J’s (8:00), Louie’s Cocktail Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Sonoma County Blues Society Jam (7:30), Sally Tomatoes, Rohnert Park

 

10 Thursday

Blues Jam (4:00), Blue Lamp, Sacramento

Blues Jam (8:00), Spancky’s, Cotati

Blues Jam w/Jimmy Pailer (7:00), San Juan Club, Fair Oaks

Grady Champion (7:30 & 9:30), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Jam w/Allstar Rhythm Review (7:00), Monty’s Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood (8:00), Garlic Bros., Stockton

Mia Dyson (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

X-Quartet (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

 

11 Friday

***Concert Series*** – Club Nouveau (6:00), Lions Gate Hotel – McCllellan Park, Sacramento

Bad Catz (9:00), Louie’s Cocktails, Rancho Cordova

Bill Mylar (5:00), Old Ironside, Sacramento

Doc Rock & The Stuff (9:00), Bar 101, Roseville

Grady Champion (7:30 & 10:00), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Grease, Grit & Grime (6:00), 5 Mile House, Nevada City

Janiva Magness (8:30), The Palms, Winters

Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood (7:00), Vintage Sports Grill, Lodi

Pailer & Fratis (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Pro Blues Jam w/Alvon & Sean (7:00), Blondies Bar & Grill, Vacaville

Solsa (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

 

12 Saturday

***Concert Series*** Rick Estrin & The Nightcats and Jimmy J Band (6:00), McConnell Estate Winery, Elk Grove

***15th Annual Hayward Russell City Blues Festival*** – Grady Champion, Bird Legg, Guitar Mac, Big Cat Tolefree, Alabama Mike & more (11:00 AM), City Hall Plaza, Hayward

Blues Jam (8:00), 1-4-5 Club, Rio Linda

Blues Vandals (8:00), Stonehouse Brew, Nevada City

Doc Rock & The Stuff (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Gary Mendoza Band (7:00), Pete’s Brewhouse, Granite Bay

Grease & Grime Blues Duo (6:30), Matteos, Nevada City

Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood (9:00), T’s Cocktails, Modesto

Lara Price Band (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Mr. December (3:00), Swabbie’s On The River, Sacramento

 

13 Sunday

***15th Annual Hayward Russell City Blues Festival*** – Billy Branch, Tail Dragger, Demetria Taylor, Billy Pigrum & more (11:00 AM), City Hall Plaza, Hayward

***Backyard Blues & BBQ*** – Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood (1:00), Hotel Leger, Mokelumne Hill

BBQ & Blues w/Leather Souls (3:00), Drytown Club, Drytown

Blues Jam (7:30), Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma

Dippin’ Sauce (8:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Jam w/F.O.G.’s (2:00), Valencia Club, Penryn

Lydia Pense & Cold Blood (3:00), Powerhouse Pub, Folsom

Open Mic w/Mark Herin (4:00), Bunz Sports Pub, Roseville

Shane Dwight (6:00), Royer Park, Roseville

Sunday Blues Jam (2:00), New Moon River Inn, Freeport

Sunday Blues Jam (7:00), Powerhouse Pub, Folsom

Sunday Blues Jam w/Johnny Knox (4:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Tim Noxon’s Rockin’ Blues Band (3:00), Crystal Basin Bistro, Camino

Wingnut Adams Band (2:00), Rosa’s at Tower Park, Lodi

 

14 Monday

Heath Williamson & Friends (5:00), Old Ironsides, Sacramento

Pro Jam (9:00), The Tradewinds, Cotati

Snake Alley (6:30), Blue Wing, Upper Lake

 

15 Tuesday

Blues Jam (8:00), The Station, Roseville

Blues Jam w/Bruce Wersted (7:00), 1-4-5 Club, Rio Linda

Blues Jam w/Gary Mendoza (7:00), Elk Grove Sports Bar, Elk Grove

Debut Tuesday (8:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Open Mic w/Wendy DeWitt (7:30), Bobby G’s, Berkeley

Ron Thompson (7:30 & 9:30), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Stan Erhart Band (9:30), Johnny Foley’s Irish House, San Francisco

Wait Dad (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

 

16 Wednesday

Acoustic Open Mic w/Sandra Delores (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Blues Jam (7:00), Club Fox, Redwood City

Blues Jam w/The Growlers (8:00), Brewery in Feather Falls Casino, Oroville

Blues Night (7:00), The Rusted Mic, Lodi

Bob Mora & the Third Degree (6:30), Street Fair, Nevada City

Candye Kane (7:30 & 9:30), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Eric Bibb (7:00), Harlow’s, Sacramento

Jam w/Fire & Wheels (8:00), Folsom Hotel, Folsom

Julie & The Jukes (6:00), Dad’s Kitchen, Fair Oaks

Keri Carr Band (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Open Mic w/Brian Souders (7:00), Lockdown Brewing Co., Folsom

SacBlues Jam w/The J’s (8:00), Louie’s Cocktail Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Sonoma County Blues Society Jam (7:30), Sally Tomatoes, Rohnert Park

 

17 Thursday

Blues Jam (4:00), Blue Lamp, Sacramento

Blues Jam (8:00), Spancky’s, Cotati

Blues Jam w/Jimmy Pailer (7:00), San Juan Club, Fair Oaks

Candye Kane (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Jam w/Allstar Rhythm Review (7:00), Monty’s Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Jazz Night (7:00), Beatnik Studio, Sacramento

Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood (8:00), Garlic Bros., Stockton

X-Quartet (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

 

18 Friday

Andy T & Nick Nixon Band (7:30 & 10:00), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Bill Mylar (5:00), Old Ironside, Sacramento

Doc Rock & The Stuff (7:00), Ettore’s, Sacramento

Lane Baldwin & Deeper Blues (9:00), Louie’s Cocktails, Rancho Cordova

Marshal Wilkerson (8:00), Monty’s Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Matt Schofield (8:00), Harlow’s, Sacramento

Pailer & Fratis (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Pro Blues Jam w/Alvon & Sean (7:00), Blondies Bar & Grill, Vacaville

Quinn Hedges (6:30), Bistro 33, Davis

Randy Carey Band (6:00), Brookside Bar, Sacramento

Ray “Catfish” Copeland Band (6:30), Capital Athletic Club, Sacramento

Roharpo & The Funky Bunch (8:00), Lou’s Fish Shack, San Francisco

Steven Roth Band (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Wingnut Adams Blues Band (7:00), Castle Oaks, Ione

 

19 Saturday

Blues Jam (8:00), 1-4-5 Club, Rio Linda

Delta Wires (9:00), Smoking Pig BBQ, Fremont

Mark Chrisler (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Matt Schofield (9:00), Moe’s Alley, Santa Cruz

Quinn Hedges (6:00), Fire Rock Grill, Rancho Cordova

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats (7:30 & 10:00), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Rhythm Club (4:30), The Station, Roseville

Volker Strifler Band (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

 

20 Sunday

***Albie Survivin’ Breast Cancer Benefit*** – Pailer & Fratis, Mind X, F Hole Experience, The Nibblers, Island of Black & White (3:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

***Backyard Blues & BBQ*** – Rube & the Rhythm Rockers featuring Johnny “Guitar” Knox (1:00), Hotel Leger, Mokelumne Hill

BBQ & Blues w/Leather Souls (3:00), Drytown Club, Drytown

Blues Jam (7:30), Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma

Delta Wires (3:00), Powerhouse Pub, Folsom

Golden Cadillacs (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Jam w/F.O.G.’s (2:00), Valencia Club, Penryn

Matt Schofield (7:00), Yoshi’s, San Francisco

Open Mic w/Mark Herin (4:00), Bunz Sports Pub, Roseville

Sunday Blues Jam (2:00), New Moon River Inn, Freeport

Sunday Blues Jam (7:00), Powerhouse Pub, Folsom

Wingnut Adams Band (2:00), Rosa’s at Tower Park, Lodi

 

21 Monday

62 Blues w/Pat Gleeson (6:30), Blue Wing, Upper Lake

Heath Williamson & Friends (5:00), Old Ironsides, Sacramento

Pro Jam (9:00), The Tradewinds, Cotati

 

22 Tuesday

Blues Jam (8:00), The Station, Roseville

Blues Jam w/Bruce Wersted (7:00), 1-4-5 Club, Rio Linda

Blues Jam w/Gary Mendoza (7:00), Elk Grove Sports Bar, Elk Grove

Island of Black & White (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Matt Schofield (8:00), City Winery, Napa

Open Mic w/Wendy DeWitt (7:30), Bobby G’s, Berkeley

Stan Erhart Band (9:30), Johnny Foley’s Irish House, San Francisco

The Chowder Hour (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

 

23 Wednesday

Acoustic Open Mic w/Sandra Delores (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Blues Jam (7:00), Club Fox, Redwood City

Blues Night (7:00), The Rusted Mic, Lodi

Brad Wilson (7:00), Palladio Center, Folsom

Howell Devine (7:30 & 9:30), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Jam w/Fire & Wheels (8:00), Folsom Hotel, Folsom

Open Mic w/Brian Souders (7:00), Lockdown Brewing Co., Folsom

Peter Petty (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

SacBlues Jam w/The J’s (8:00), Louie’s Cocktail Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Sonoma County Blues Society Jam (7:30), Sally Tomatoes, Rohnert Park

 

24 Thursday

Blues Jam (4:00), Blue Lamp, Sacramento

Blues Jam (8:00), Spancky’s, Cotati

Blues Jam w/Jimmy Pailer (7:00), San Juan Club, Fair Oaks

Doc Rock & The Stuff (8:00), The Shine, Sacramento

Grease & Grime Blues Duo (6:30), Matteos, Nevada City

Homemade Jamz Blues Band (7:30 & 9:30), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Jam w/Allstar Rhythm Review (7:00), Monty’s Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Marc Chauvette Band (8:00), Garlic Bros., Stockton

X-Quartet (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

 

25 Friday

***Redwood City Blues Festival*** – Rod Piazza & Mighty Flyers (6:00), Courthouse Square, Redwood City

Belly Gunner & Old Screen Door (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Bill Mylar (5:00), Old Ironside, Sacramento

Doc Rock & The Stuff (9:00), Back 9, Citrus Heights

Homemade Jamz Blues Band (7:30 & 10:00), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood (9:00), Monty’s Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Pailer & Fratis (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Pro Blues Jam w/Alvon & Sean (7:00), Blondies Bar & Grill, Vacaville

Quinn Hedges (6:30), Bistro 33, Davis

The Nibblers (9:30), Powerhouse Pub, Folsom

Tim Noxon’s Rockin’ Blues Band (9:00), Louie’s Cocktails, Rancho Cordova

Wingnut Adams Blues Band (9:00), Jonny Club 53, Carmichael

 

26 Saturday

***The Blues Broads*** – Annie Sampson, Dorothy Morrison, Tracy Nelson, Angela Strehli with special guest Deanna Bogart (8:00), Harris Center, Folsom

***Blues & Bones Festival*** – Shane Dwight, Maxx Cabello, Jr. & The Breakdown, Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood, Wingnut Adams, Mike Hammar & The Nails, Guitar Mac & Leo Bootes (12:30), Fairgrounds, Angels Camp.

***Redwood City Blues Festival*** – Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Aki Kumar Blues Band, Danny Caron Trio, Golden State – Lone Star Revue, Tebo, Ms. Taylor P. Collins, Deeva & The Blazers (11:00 AM), Courthouse Square, Redwood City

***Blues, Brews & BBQ*** – Elvin Bishop, Joe Louis Walker, Memphis Gold – Fairgrounds, Monterey

Blues Jam (8:00), 1-4-5 Club, Rio Linda

Earl Thomas (7:30 & 10:00), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Delta Wires (9:00), Black Oak Casino, Tuolumne

Julie & The Jukes (6:00), Sierra Vista Winery, Placerville

KB & the Slingtones – Slim Jenkins (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Mr. December (9:00), Trocadero, Roseville

Quinn Hedges (11:00 AM), Pizza Rock, Sacramento

Whoppie Qat (4:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

The Soulshakers (1:00), Swabbie’s On The River, Sacramento

 

27 Sunday

***Celebration of Life – Steve & Andy Samuels*** – (1:00) Marilyn’s On K, Sacramento

***Backyard Blues & BBQ*** – Studebaker Blues Band (1:00), Hotel Leger, Mokelumne Hill

***Blues, Brews & BBQ*** – Kenny Neal, Curtis Salgado, Homemade Jamz Blues Band – Fairgrounds, Monterey

BBQ & Blues w/Leather Souls (3:00), Drytown Club, Drytown

Big Sticky Mess (8:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Blues Jam (7:30), Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma

Jam w/F.O.G.’s (2:00), Valencia Club, Penryn

Loose Change (3:00), Powerhouse Pub, Folsom

Mr. December (9:00), Trocadero, Roseville

Open Mic w/Mark Herin (4:00), Bunz Sports Pub, Roseville

Sunday Blues Jam (2:00), New Moon River Inn, Freeport

Sunday Blues Jam (7:00), Powerhouse Pub, Folsom

Sunday Blues Jam w/Johnny Knox (4:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Wingnut Adams Band (2:00), Rosa’s at Tower Park, Lodi

 

28 Monday

Heath Williamson & Friends (5:00), Old Ironsides, Sacramento

Pro Jam (9:00), The Tradewinds, Cotati

Randy McAllister Band (6:30), Blue Wing, Upper Lake

 

29 Tuesday

Blues Jam (8:00), The Station, Roseville

Blues Jam w/Bruce Wersted (7:00), 1-4-5 Club, Rio Linda

Blues Jam w/Gary Mendoza (7:00), Elk Grove Sports Bar, Elk Grove

Hans & The Hot Mess (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Open Mic w/Wendy DeWitt (7:30), Bobby G’s, Berkeley

Stan Erhart Band (9:30), Johnny Foley’s Irish House, San Francisco

 

30 Wednesday

Acoustic Open Mic w/Sandra Delores (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento

Alvon (7:30 & 9:30), Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco

Black Star Safari (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

Blues Jam (7:00), Club Fox, Redwood City

Blues Night (7:00), The Rusted Mic, Lodi

Daniel Castro Band (7:00), Little Lou’s BBQ, Campbell

Jam w/Fire & Wheels (8:00), Folsom Hotel, Folsom

Julie & The Jukes (4:30), Picnic In The Park, Davis

Open Mic w/Brian Souders (7:00), Lockdown Brewing Co., Folsom

SacBlues Jam w/The J’s (8:00), Louie’s Cocktail Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Sonoma County Blues Society Jam (7:30), Sally Tomatoes, Rohnert Park

 

31 Thursday

Blues Jam (4:00), Blue Lamp, Sacramento

Blues Jam (8:00), Spancky’s, Cotati

Blues Jam w/Jimmy Pailer (7:00), San Juan Club, Fair Oaks

Jam w/Allstar Rhythm Review (7:00), Monty’s Lounge, Rancho Cordova

Jeramy Norris & Dangerous Mood (8:00), Garlic Bros., Stockton

Red’s Blues w/Andy Santana (9:00), Torch Club, Sacramento

X-Quartet (5:30), Torch Club, Sacramento