# Date Performer(s) Venue City Comments
1
2-Jan Scott Amendola Band and Ben Goldberg-John Schott Duo Café Du Nord San Francisco  
2
10-Jan Neil Young & Crazy Horse Warfield Theater San Francisco "stealth" show (tickets on sale @ 4pm)
3
12-Jan Francis Wong Meridian Gallery San Francisco  
4
13-Jan Attaboy & Burke, The Box of Crayons, and Margalit and the Liquitones with Phat Man Dee Great American Music Hall San Francisco Laughing Squid 5th Anniversary Party
5
16-Jan Dave Douglas - Charms of the Night Sky Yoshi's Oakland early show
6
17-Jan I Am Spoonbender, Kid 606, Slaves, Wet Gate, Knights Over Egypt Great American Music Hall San Francisco  
7
20-Jan Garaj Mahal Last Day Saloon San Francisco first set only
8
27-Jan Kazue Sawai and friends (Carl Stone, Shoko Hikage, Shirley Muramoto et al.) New Langton Arts San Francisco early and late shows
9
29-Jan California Guitar Trio with Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto Great American Music Hall San Francisco  
10
30-Jan Eddie Gale, Marco Eneidi, Damon Smith, and Donald Robinson 21Grand Oakland played before Sun Ra's Space Is The Place movie (1974)
11
2-Feb John Ingle and Dan Joseph Meridian Gallery San Francisco  
12
3-Feb Sound Tribe Sector 9 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco  
13
6-Feb Junk Genius Tuva Space Berkeley two sets
14
10-Feb moe. Warfield Theater San Francisco two sets
15
11-Feb Gianni Gebbia & Michael Manring; Garth Powell; and Simple Sample Tuva Space Berkeley  
16
14-Feb Wayne Horvitz - American Bandstand Bruno's - Cork Club San Francisco early show (acoustic)
17
16-Feb Phil Lesh and Friends Maritime Hall San Francisco two sets
18
17-Feb Gamelan Sekar Jaya Zellerbach Hall Berkeley Kawit Legong - Prince Karna's Dream (world premiere)
19
22-Feb Tipsy Club Deluxe San Francisco 1st set only
20
24-Feb Tetsu Aoki & Yasuhiro Otani Asian Pacific Cultural Center Oakland  
21
24-Feb Mark Growden, and Kattt Sammon & Aaron Bennett 21Grand Oakland Negotiations of Space legal fees benefit
22
2-Mar Jon Raskin and George Cremaschi Meridian Gallery San Francisco  
23
3-Mar Scanner Museum of Modern Art San Francisco live soundtrack for Alphaville screening
24
4-Mar Mingus Big Band Yoshi's Oakland early and late shows
25
6-Mar Natural Light Party (Ralph Carney, Allen Whitman, Ted Savarese, and Pat Campbell) Bruno's - Cork Club San Francisco two sets
26
10-Mar Reddrum, Eve Egoyan, Andrew Hill, and Chris Brown Trio Cowell Theater San Francisco Other Minds Festival VII
27
17-Mar Amon Tobin and Jonah Sharp Bimbo's San Francisco  
28
19-Mar Erik Friedlander's Topaz Yoshi's Oakland late show
29
23-Mar Spring New Music Series ODC Theater San Francisco Dan Joseph, Will Winant, John Ingle, et al.
30
24-Mar Spring New Music Series ODC Theater San Francisco sfsound Ensemble (+ others including MZ & Suki)
31
25-Mar Sing Sanging Sung Timkin Lecture Hall CCAC San Francisco Kattt Sammon, Ron Heglin, and Bob Marsh (vocal trio)
32
28-Mar Nels Cline Singers (w/Amendola & Hoff) and Greenlief/Adams/Lane/Doumenceau quartet Tuva Space Berkeley debut performance
33
29-Mar Greenlief/Gelb/Raskin trio and Tokyo Nammy & Shoko Hikage Luggage Store Gallery San Francisco Nammy's SF debut
34
30-Mar SF Spur of the Moment Series (SF Superjam) - CA AIDS Ride benefit Slim's San Francisco Les Claypool, Will Bernard, Mike Clark, Robert Walter, Boots et al.
35
31-Mar Jad Fair, Adult Rodeo, and Blectum From Blechdom Starry Plough Berkeley  
36
6-Apr Sonny Rollins State U. of NY Purchase NY  
37
12-Apr Joe Jackson Luther Burbank Center Santa Rosa CA Night and Day II tour
38
13-Apr Steve Kimock Band Great American Music Hall San Francisco  
39
14-Apr Mermen, Aqua Velvets, and the Neptunes Slim's San Francisco  
40
15-Apr Left Coast Improv Group (Diaz-Infante Hikage Marsh Looney and Ryan), [Biggi Vinkeloe] Tuva Space Berkeley  
41
18-Apr David Thomas and two pale boys, Mark Growden's Electric Piñata, [Snowmen] Bottom of the Hill San Francisco Surf's Up! tour
42
19-Apr Omnimedia Artists: Space Mesa, Extract, Bic Kitty Urchestrix, God's Grandparents, Big Tex Luggage Store Gallery San Francisco  
43
20-Apr Geri Allen Florence Gould Theater San Francisco solo piano; SFJAZZ spring season concert
44
24-Apr Kooken & Hoomen, Elements & Vision (featuring Julia Chigamba) Café Du Nord San Francisco  
45
27-Apr Louis Armstrong tribute, Beausoliel, Wofa, Creole Zydeco Farmers, Richard Thompson, Clarence "Frogman" Henry Race Track Fair Grounds New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
46
28-Apr Max Roach, Nicholas Payton, John Cleary, Los Hombres Calientes, Soul Rebels Brass Band Race Track Fair Grounds New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
47
29-Apr Rebirth Brass Band, Henry Butler, Dr. John, Dixie Cups, Katey Red, Kim Carson, Jonas Risin' Race Track Fair Grounds New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
48
30-Apr WWOZ Piano Night w/Eddie Bo, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Marcia Ball, John Cleary et al. Generations Hall New Orleans A Tribute to Eddie Bo
49
4-May Marianne McDonald, Toyoji Tomita, and Wendy Burch Meridian Gallery San Francisco  
50
5-May Garbaggio Truckio Fantastico (Dan Plonsey, Tim Madden, and MZ) KZSU Studios Stanford U. Palo Alto 7th annual Day of Noise
51
8-May Berkeley Symphony Zellerbach Hall Berkeley Children's Concert
52
8-May Project/Object (w/Ike Willis and Ray White) and Bitches Brew Justice League San Francisco  
53
10-May Librarians and She Mob Stork Club Oakland Ramones Tribute show
54
12-May Moe!kestra!, Toychestra, and Western Light Orchestra 40th St. Warehouse Oakland with MZ (sax) and Suki (perc.) in Moe!kestra!
55
13-May Henry Kaiser, Myles Boisen, and Ron Thompson Tuva Space Berkeley Guitars Galore
56
16-May Drizzoletto (w/Tom Herman and Ralph Carney), The Muons, and Foibles Bottom of the Hill San Francisco  
57
18-May Autechre DHS (w/Jack Dangers' O.S.T, and Rob Hall & Russell Haswell Club Indigo (Sweet's Ballroom) Oakland  
58
19-May East LA Sabor Factory, Tacuma King Ensemble, Great Black Music Ensemble, and John Santos & Machete San Antonio Park Oakland 2nd Annual Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival
59
23-May Paul Pena (solo acoustic) and Shoko Hikage Ensemble Ashkenaz Berkeley SF World Music Festival
60
24-May Nik Phelps & the Sprocket Ensemble w/Connie Champagne and Mr. Lucky Parkway Theater Oakland Will the Thrill's Bachelor Party
61
26-May Lemon Limelights, The Noodles, and DJ Kimric The Creamery Oakland Detritus art exhibit opening
62
30-May Ann Dyer and Maria Marquez Yoshi's Oakland early show
63
2-Jun Roscoe Mitchell, George Lewis, George Marsh, Thomas Buckner, and David Wessel Hertz Hall UC Berkeley Berkeley TEMPO music festival
64
6-Jun Tortoise, Nobukazu Takemura, and Jet Black Crayon Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco Standards tour
65
8-Jun Elizabeth Falconer Meridian Gallery San Francisco solo + one duet with Shoko Hikage
66
9-Jun Barry "The Fish" Melton Band Sweetwater Mill Valley CA with Banana, Roy Blumenfeld, and Steve Ashman
67
10-Jun ambient sounds ambient spaces 3 Construction 129 Marin Headlands CA 024c, John Ingle, Colin Stetson and Tori Anus
68
10-Jun Spinal Tap and The Folksmen Warfield Theater San Francisco  
69
12-Jun Natural Light Party (Ralph Carney, Allen Whitman, Ted Savarese, and Pat Campbell) Bruno's - Cork Club San Francisco two sets
70
13-Jun Bill Bruford's Earthworks Yoshi's Oakland late show
71
14-Jun Bill Frisell New Quartet (w/Greg Leisz, David Piltch, and Kenny Wollesen) Yoshi's Oakland early show
72
15-Jun Scarnella, Nels Cline Singers, Deerhoof, Touched By A Janitor Stork Club Oakland Mission Creek Music Festival
73
17-Jun Berkeley Music Circus Shattuck Ave. Berkeley free outdoor music; with Suki and MZ as Acoustic Noodles
74
18-Jun John Butcher and High Livingston Tuva Space Berkeley two solo sets
75
18-Jun Mouse On Mars and Vert Great American Music Hall San Francisco late show
76
19-Jun Gateway Trio (John Abercrombie, Dave Holland, and Jack DeJohnette) Yoshi's Oakland early show
77
24-Jun Jettison Slinky, Toychestra, Ben Goldberg's Brainchild, Daniel Popsicle Berkeley Arts Festival Gallery Berkeley Beanbender's resurfaces (MZ on clarinet w/Daniel Popsicle)
78
25-Jun The Living Daylights Yoshi's Oakland early & late shows
79
27-Jun Radiohead and the Beta Band Shoreline Ampthitheater Mountain View  
80
30-Jun Steve Lacy Quintet (w/George Lewis) Noe Valley Ministry San Francisco early show
81
1-Jul Phil Lesh & Friends and Les Claypool's Flying Frog Brigade Greek Theater Berkeley  
82
5-Jul Sex Mob, Will Bernard & Motherbug, and Scott Amendola Band Great American Music Hall San Francisco  
83
6-Jul 3rd Annual Meridian Music Festival Meridian Gallery San Francisco Philip Greenlief, Ron Heglin, Kattt Sammon, Adam Lane, Moe! Staiano, Kathy Kennedy, and Damon Smith
84
7-Jul 4th Annual Dada Fest SomArts San Francisco Noodles, Moe!kestra!, Gargling Chorus, The Hand Shakes et al. (Suki and MZ played in Moe!kestra!)
85
10-Jul Mike Doughty Starry Plough Berkeley solo acoustic
86
13-Jul She Mob, Delectric, and DJ Ouchy the Clown House of Zoka Oakland Suki's b'day party (Very Superstitious)
87
14-Jul Rubber City, Garbaggio Truckio Fantasticko, Ron Thompson, and Phyll Smith/Andre Custodio Tuva Space Berkeley Acme Observatory's 1st Annual Transbay BBQ Skronkathon (MZ on clarinet/sax in GTF)
88
28-Jul She Mob and Goggle Black Box Oakland rent party preview opening
89
1-Aug David Nelson Band, David Gans & Guilty Pleasures, and Buffalo Roam Ashkenaz Berkeley Rex Foundation benefit
90
2-Aug The Chopping Channel DNA Lounge San Francisco Don Joyce, Peter Conheim, The Weatherman + Wobbly
91
3-Aug Phillip Greenlief Meridian Gallery San Francisco solo
92
14-Aug David S. Ware Quartet (w/William Parker, Matthew Shipp, and Guillermo Brown) Yoshi's Oakland early show; Eddie Moore Jazz Festival
93
17-Aug Paul Motian Quintet (w/Bill Frseill, Joe Lovano, Billy Drewes, and Ed Schuller) Yoshi's Oakland early & late shows; Eddie Moore Jazz Festival
94
19-Aug Pieces Of Time (Andrew Cyrille, Don Moye, Obo Addy, and Tani Tabbal) Yoshi's Oakland early show; Eddie Moore Jazz Festival
95
31-Aug Marquis Yi of Zeng chime bell performance Hubei Provincial Museum Wuhan, China China
96
6-Sep Laurie Anderson Bimbo's San Francisco Life On A String tour; electric band
97
7-Sep Pauline Oliveros with Shoko Hikage and Toyoji Tomita Meridian Gallery San Francisco  
98
15-Sep The Noodles and PsiClub Pixel 21Grand Oakland Tri-Circuit
99
16-Sep New Music On The Mountain V Mountain Ampthitheater Mt. Tam State Park w/Rova Sax Quartet, Carla Kihlstedt, Adam Lane Shoko Hikage
100
20-Sep They Might Be Giants and The Bicycle Thief CSUS Student Union Ballroom Sacramento Mink Car tour
101
22-Sep 024c with Kristen Miltner & Jorge Boehringer Tuva Space Berkeley farewell show for Tom Swafford
102
24-Sep David Slusser Quartet w/Ralph Carney, Richard Saunders, and Chris Ackerman Yoshi's Oakland Rubber City CD release show; early and late sets
103
25-Sep Elvin Jones Jazz Machine (w/Pat LaBarbera, Delfeayo Marsalis, and Eric Lewis) Yoshi's Oakland late show
104
29-Sep Wadada Leo Smith - 60th Birthday Celebration Mills College Concert Hall Oakland w/Chris Brown, Adam Lane, Mark Trayle, Fred Frith, Henry Kaiser, John Bischoff, Tim Perkis, and Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio
105
30-Sep Splatter Trio and ReTrace (Raskin Cremaschi Powell) Tuva Space Berkeley 2nd annual Trio Festival
106
5-Oct Ben Goldberg and Adam Lane Meridian Gallery San Francisco  
107
6-Oct moe. Maritime Hall San Francisco  
108
12-Oct Bill Frisell Quartet with Tony Scherr, Kenny Wollesen, and Jenny Scheinman Village Vanguard New York City early show
109
16-Oct Herbie Hancock. Michael Brecker, and Roy Hargrove Zellerbach Hall Berkeley Miles & Coltrane 75th b'day celebration; w/John Pattitucci & Brian Blade
110
17-Oct Björk and Matmos Paramount Theater Oakland Vespertine tour
111
18-Oct Wolfgang Fuchs Luggage Store Gallery San Francisco solo set and trio set (w/Damon Smith and Jerome Bryerton)
112
19-Oct Karnak Zellerbach Hall Berkeley Bay Area debut
113
25-Oct Odean Pope Trio w/special guest David Murray Green Room War Memorial Bldg. San Francisco SF Jazz Festival
114
26-Oct Oysterhead and Northern Mississippi All-Stars Greek Theater Berkeley  
115
27-Oct Don Byron - Music For Six Musicians Herbst Theater San Francisco SF Jazz Festival
116
28-Oct Babatunde Olatunji and Tea Leaf Green Justin Herman Plaza San Francisco free outdoor music
117
29-Oct Bill Frisell w/Greg Leisz and Vinicius Cantuaria Palance of Fine Arts Theater San Francisco SF Jazz Festival
118
31-Oct The Residents Brava Theater San Francisco Icky Flix tour
119
1-Nov Stanley Clarke Band Yoshi's Oakland early show
120
2-Nov India Cooke, Carrie Weick, and Mark Anthony (Heshima) Williams Meridian Gallery San Francisco  
121
7-Nov Saadet Türköz with Fred Frith and George Cremaschi Mills College Concert Hall Oakland  
122
11-Nov Spiritualized Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco  
123
12-Nov ICP Orchestra Yoshi's Oakland early and late shows
124
14-Nov King Crimson and John Paul Jones Warfield Theater San Francisco  
125
16-Nov Dark Star Orchestra Club Indigo (Sweet's) Oakland Flying Other Bros. Opened; M4MMJ benefit
126
17-Nov Splatter Trio, Greenlief/Amendola duo, Wong/Chan duo, Jack Wright Tuva Space Berkeley SF Alt Festival fundraiser
127
18-Nov The Space Between (Oliveros, Gelb, Reason) with Fred Frith AFM Union Hall San Francisco SF Alt Festival fundraiser
128
29-Nov Gary Burton All-Stars Yoshi's Oakland w/Mulgrew Miller, Russell Malone, Christian McBride, and Lewis Nash
129
30-Nov Sabu Toyazumi, Fred Frith, Marco Eneidi, and Damon Smith 21Grand Oakland BEASTfest
130
7-Dec Fred Frith Meridian Gallery San Francisco solo guitar
131
8-Dec David Grisman Quintet and Hot Club of San Francisco Warfield Theater San Francisco  
132
9-Dec Robert Rich Morrison Planetarium San Francisco solo ambient (Alien Zoology)
133
10-Dec Ponga (Wayne Horvitz, Dave Palmer, Bobby Previte, and Skerik) Yoshi's Oakland early and late shows
134
11-Dec Ben Goldberg Trio, dj Bec, and Aaron Novik 21Grand Oakland  
135
14-Dec Living Daylights and Tony Furtado-Scott Amendola duo Starry Plough Berkeley  
136
15-Dec Jim Campilongo and Norah Jones Jupiter Berkeley middle set
137
21-Dec Crater (Scott Amendola, Todd Sickfoose, Jhno + guest Avi Bortnick) Jupiter Berkeley second set
138
26-Dec Natural Light Party (Ralph Carney, Allen Whitman, Ted Savarese, and Kevin Mummey) Bruno's - Cork Club San Francisco first set
139
29-Dec Steve Kimock Band Great American Music Hall San Francisco  
140
31-Dec Naked Barbies - Rock 'n' Roll Circus New Year's Eve Bash Starry Plough Berkeley