Rae Ann's
SF Bay Area Hot Jazz Guide

For fans of Dixieland, Traditional, New Orleans, Ragtime, and Gypsy Jazz
in the San Francisco Bay Area

 

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Compiled by Rae Ann Berry
(sfraeann@comcast.net)
Last Update: December 12, 2014

These are the regularly scheduled jazz events that you won't want to miss.

Call ahead to confirm times, who's playing, and to get directions.


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Day / Time Event Contact Info
Video
One Sunday a Month
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Scarlett LaRue's Revival Band
at Little Lou's BBQ in Campbell
www.littlelousbbq.com 408-796-7852  
Once a Month
7:00 -10:00 pm
The North Beach Sound
at Pier 23 in San Francisco
www.nedboynton.org 415-362-5125
play video
Every Sunday
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Gaucho
at Brenda's French Soul Food in San Francisco
frenchsoulfood.com 415-345-8100  
1st Sunday
1:00 - 5:00 pm
*T.R.A.D.J.A.S.S.
at Ellington Hall in Santa Rosa
www.tradjass.org 707-328-0939 play video
1st Sunday
8 - 10 pm

*The Kally Price Old Blues and Jazz Band
at Amnesia in San Francisco

www.amnesiathebar.com

415-970-0012  
2nd Sunday
1-5 pm
Natural Gas Jazz Band
at Ghiringhelli Pizzeria in Novato

www.ghiringhellinovate.com

415-878-4977  
2nd Sunday
1:00 - 5:00 pm
*Napa Valley Dixieland Jazz Society
at the Veterans' Hall in Yountville
www.jazzdance.org/NapaJazz/index.php 707-939-9018 play video
2nd Sunday
1:00 - 5:00 pm
*Monterey Hot Jazz Society
at the Elks Lodge in Monterey
www.montereyhotjazzsociety.org 831-626-3146 play video
2nd Sunday
Noon - 5 pm
*Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society
at the Elks' Lodge #6 in Sacramento
www.sacjazz.org 916-372-5277 play video
2nd Sunday
5:45 - 8 pm
*Toot Sweet Jazz Band
at Britannia Arms in Cupertino
www.tootsweetjazzband.com 650-697-6001  
3rd Sunday
1:00 - 5:00 pm
*New Orleans Jazz Club of Northern CA
at Champa Restaurant in El Sobrante

www.nojcnc.org

415-661-9893 play video
3rd Sunday
4:00 - 7:00 pm
*Gold Coast Jazz Band
at Redwood Cafe in Cotati
www.goldcoastjazzband.com 707-795-7868  
3rd Sunday
4:00 - 6:30 pm
*Paul Price's Society Orchestra
at the Palo Alto Masonic Center
www.paulpriceorchestra.com 650-279-3598 play video
3rd Sunday
5:30 - 7:30 pm
*Joyful Noise Jazz Band
at Champa Restaurant in El Sobrante
www.jnjb.blogspot.com 510-522-1819 play video
3rd Sunday
7-9 pm
Craig Ventresco and Leon Oakley
at Cafe Divine in San Francisco

www.cafedivinesf.com

415-986-3414  
4th Sunday
1:00 - 5:00 pm
*South Bay Traditional Jazz Society
at the Elks Lodge in Sunnyvale
www.sbtjs.org 650-368-2462 play video
Last Sunday
1:00-4:00 pm
Eldorado Syncopators at Twin Oaks Tavern
in Penngrove

www.twinoakstavernpenngrove.com

 

707-795-5118  
Every Monday
7:00 - 10:00 pm

Le Jazz Hot
at Le Colonial in San Francisco

www.hcsf.com 415-931-3600 Lester
Every Monday
8:00 - 11:00 pm
Gaucho
at Comstock Saloon in San Francisco. Free
www.comstocksaloon.com 415-617-0071  
Every Tuesday
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Piano Jazz and Ragtime
at Pier 23 in San Francisco
email:
marty_eggers@juno.com
415-362-5125 play video
Every Tuesday
7:00 - 10:00 pm
Silicon Gulch Jazz Band
at the Swinging Door in San Mateo
email:
Davidkawamoto@aol.com
650-522-9800 play video
2nd Tuesday
7:00 - 10:00 pm
Zinfandel Stompers
at Dutchman's Pizza in Morgan Hill
email:
jobriant@garlic.com
408-848-8097  
1st & 3rd Tuesday
7:30 - 9:30 pm
*Jambalaya Swing Band
at Castlerock Restaurant in Livermore
www:kbrockley@comcast.net 925-862-2800  
2nd & 4th Tuesday
7:30 - 9:30 pm
*Chris Bradley's Traditional Jazz Band
at Castlerock Restaurant in Livermore
email:
christrad@att.com
510-825-0746 play video
Every Wednesday
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Big Money in Jazz
at Fior d'Italia in San Francisco
www.fior.com 415-986-1886  
Every Wednesday
7:00 - 8:30 pm

Peninsula Banjo Band
at Harry's Hofbrau in San Jose
www.peninsulaBanjoband.org 408-243-0434  
Every Wednesday
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Craig Ventresco & Meredith Axelrod
at Café Divine in San Francisco
www.cafedivinesf.com 415-986-3414 play video
Every Wednesday
7:00 - 10:00 pm
Le Jazz Hot Quartet at Fattoria e Mare
in Burlingame
www.fattoriaemare.com 650-342-4922  
Every Wednesday
8:00 - 10:00 pm
*Gaucho
at Amnesia in the Mission in SF. Free
www.gauchojazz.com 415-970-0012  
2nd Wednesday
5:30 - 7:30 pm
*Marty Eggers & Virginia Tichenor
at the Belrose Theater in San Rafael
email:
marty_eggers@juno.com
415-454-6422 play video
2nd & 4th Wednesday
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Marin Jazz Group
at the Mayflower Pub in San Rafael
email:
john_dodgshon@hotmail.com
415-456-1011 play video
Most 4th Wednesdays
7:00 - 9:30 pm
*Rossmoor Dixieland Jazz Club
at Rossmoor in Walnut Creek

email:
raburch@gmail.com

925-934-1337  
Every Thursday
7 - 10 pm
Gaucho at Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park www.gauchojazz.com 650-327-0830  
Most 3rd Thursdays
8 - 10pm
Duo Gadjo at Armando's in Martinez www.armandosmartinez.com 925-228-6985  
1st & 3rd Thursdays
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Jazz at Café Divine in San Francisco www.cafedivinesf.com 415-986-3414 play video
2nd Thursday
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Craig Ventresco
at Cafe Divine in San Francisco
www.cafedivinesf.com 415-986-3414 play video
3rd Thursday
7:00 - 9:00 pm
East Bay Stompers at Bronco Billy's Pizza in Fremont CA kcmabie@comcast.net 510-914-7304  
Last Thursday
8:00 - 10:00 pm
Big Money in Jazz
at Armando's in Martinez
www.armandosmartinez.com 925-228-6985  
Every Friday
7:00 - 9:30 pm

Earl Scheelar's Zenith Jazz Band
at Champa Restaurant in El Sobrante

email:
eascheelar@lmi.nt
510-222-1819 play video
Most Fridays Apr thru Nov
7:30 - 10:30 pm

Clint Baker's Cafe Borrone All-Stars
at Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park

www.clintbakerjazz.com/allstars.html 650-327-0830 play video
Every Sat. (except LAST)
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Big Money in Jazz
at Tupelo in San Francisco
email:
mal.sharpe@gmail.com
415-981-9177  
LAST Saturday
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Big Money in Jazz
at Savoy-Tivoli in San Francisco
email:
mal.sharpe@gmail.com
415-362-7023 play video
Last Saturday
4:00-7:00 pm
Gold Coast Jazz Band at Redwood Cafe
in Cotati
www.redwoodcafe.com 707-795-7868  
Every Saturday
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Craig Ventresco & Meredith Axelrod
at Atlas Cafe in San Francisco
www.atlascafe.net 415-648-1047 play video
3rd Saturday
2:00 - 5:00 pm
*Devil Mountain Jazz Band
at the Grange Hall in Danville
www.jazznut.com 925-625-2707 play video

* = Dance Floor

Visit my YouTube website to see videos of some of these bands and others.

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