Thursday, August 27th • 7:30pm & 9:30pm • $15
San Francisco's talented North Beach Brass Band is both a traditional brass band playing early jazz and golden standards and an electrified funky jazz act playing classic blues, Motown and soul tunes. Band leader Ed Ivey and his nine-piece lineup of sax, trumpet, trombone, tuba/bass, drums, piano and guitar features one of SF's standout soul singers, Emma Jean Foster, who is a principal singer in the Glide Memorial church choir. North Beach Brass Band covers almost every American genre, from Louis Armstrong's favorites to danceable covers of Seventies hits from legends like Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Reed, Buddy Guy, War, Hugh Masakela, The Meters, Jobim, and Miles Davis.
San Francisco's talented North Beach Brass Band is both a traditional brass band playing early jazz and golden standards and an electrified funky jazz act playing classic blues, Motown and soul tunes. Band leader Ed Ivey and his nine-piece lineup of sax, trumpet, trombone, tuba/bass, drums, piano and guitar features one of SF's standout soul singers, Emma Jean Foster, who is a principal singer in the Glide Memorial church choir. North Beach Brass Band covers almost every American genre, from Louis Armstrong's favorites to danceable covers of Seventies hits from legends like Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Reed, Buddy Guy, War, Hugh Masakela, The Meters, Jobim, and Miles Davis.
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Friday, August 28th • 7:30pm & 10pm • $22
Inspired from an early age by the old blues masters, Ray Goren delivers his own unique high energy blues/Rock that takes the listener through a musical and emotional journey. His soulful R&B infused vocals and soul piercing guitar work will make you lose yourself in the music and get away for a while from the daily toil --- exactly what blues was designed to do. While paying homage to the music of his Chicago-based idols such as Freddie King, Albert King and Luther Allison to name just a few, Ray's music has evolved, combining Chicago blues with the electrifying energy of Stevie Ray Vaughn and Hendrix, with unexpected creativity and modern rock elements. 
Inspired from an early age by the old blues masters, Ray Goren delivers his own unique high energy blues/Rock that takes the listener through a musical and emotional journey. His soulful R&B infused vocals and soul piercing guitar work will make you lose yourself in the music and get away for a while from the daily toil --- exactly what blues was designed to do. While paying homage to the music of his Chicago-based idols such as Freddie King, Albert King and Luther Allison to name just a few, Ray's music has evolved, combining Chicago blues with the electrifying energy of Stevie Ray Vaughn and Hendrix, with unexpected creativity and modern rock elements. 
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Saturday, August 29th • 7:30pm & 10pm • $24
The Earl Thomas show is a celebration. He sings like a man who's seen everything, rasping out songs in a well trained voice of grit and flint and hard traveling and after nearly two decades in the music business, he is in peak form. The show he brings to his monthly Biscuits & Blues residency, capitalizes on all of his strengths - his voice, his experience, his natural charisma, and the fact that once on stage, he is the real deal. A torch bearer. A 21st century bluesman.
The Earl Thomas show is a celebration. He sings like a man who's seen everything, rasping out songs in a well trained voice of grit and flint and hard traveling and after nearly two decades in the music business, he is in peak form. The show he brings to his monthly Biscuits & Blues residency, capitalizes on all of his strengths - his voice, his experience, his natural charisma, and the fact that once on stage, he is the real deal. A torch bearer. A 21st century bluesman.
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