12 Galaxies, at 2565 Mission St in San Francisco, was a music venue between 2003 and 2008. Six live recordings from 12 Galaxies featuring Steve Kimock have been made available as downloads. Four of these recorded on December 28, 2006, December 29, 2006, September 28, 2007 and September 29, 2007 are by Banyan w/ Steve Kimock. The other two, recorded on July 28, 2005 and July 29, 2005, are by Steve Kimock & Friends.
21 Grand is a multi-disciplinary arts space located at 416 25th Street in Oakland. For more information see the 21 Grand website.
Discography of live recordings made at 21 Grand
509 Cultural Center
The 509 Cultural Center is based at 509 Ellis Street in San Francisco. A live recording made at the venue in 2002 has been released The Voice Imitator, Gratkowski/Bryerton/Smith, 2003.
The 7th Note
The 7th Note was a 1990's jazz club based at 901 Columbus Avenue. The building on Columbus Avenue was completed in 1923 and was originally a nightclub called the Lido Lounge. In the 1940's and 1950's the venue was a dance and jazz club called The Italian Village, subsequently shortened to The Village. In the early 1980's the building was the brief base for the relocated Boarding House. Subsequently in the 1980's it became Bal Tabarin and then Wolfgang's. After Wolfgang's closed due to a fire in 1987 the club reopened in 1990 as the 7th Note. In 2003 it became Cobb's Comedy Club. There is one live recording from the 7th Note, made in 1998: Live in San Francisco: The Roar Of P4, ProjeKct Four, 1999.
This punk rock venue in Berkeley, known only by it's address, has been open since the mid-1980's.
Discography of live recordings made at 924 Gilman
Beanbender's Creative Music Series performed primarily at two venue. From 1995 to 1999 Beanbender's was housed in The Berkeley Store Gallery Annex. From 1999 to 2004 Beanbender's was located at The Berkeley Fine Arts Cinema on Shattuck in Berkeley.
Discography of live recordings made at Beanbenders
Agostino "Bimbo" Giuntoli and Monk Young opened the 365 Club, at 365 Market Street in San Francisco, in 1931. By the time the club relocated to 1025 Columbus Avenue in 1951 it was one of the leading nightclubs in the city. During much of the 1970's and 1980's the club was closed and used only occasionally for private events and by other promoters. The club reopened in 1988. For more information see the Bimbo's 365 Club website.
Discography of live recordings made at Bimbo's 365 Club
The Blackhawk, at 200 Hyde Street, opened in 1949 in a building that had previously been the Stork Club. The club built it's repuatation through the early 1950's and by the second half of the decade was one of the country's premier jazz clubs. The club closed in 1963. The building was demolished in the 1980's.
Discography of live recordings made at the Blackhawk
The Bottom of the Hill ia a music venue and bar at 1233 17th St. in San Francisco. The venue first presented live music in 1991.
Discography of live recordings made at the Bottom Of The Hill
This venue is located at 435 Broadway in the North Beach area of San Francisco. The building was built in 1919 and was originally the Garibaldi Hall. During the 1940's the building housed the Italian Supper Club. Broadway Studios opened in 1993.
Discography of live recordings made at the Broadway Studios Nightclub
Bruno's is located at 2389 Mission Street in San Francisco
Discography of live recordings made at Bruno's
Café du Nord
The Café Du Nord is a nightclub, restaurant and live music venue located in the Swedish-American building at 2170 Market Street in San Francisco. The Swedish American Hall was built in 1907 by Swedish craftsmen and has retained much of its Victorian interior. Tracks recorded live at the venue has been included on the collections KFOG: Live from the Archives, Vol. 12, KFOG: Live from the Archives, Vol. 13, KFOG: Live from the Archives, Vol. 14 and KFJC 89.7 FM: 50.
The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) is based at 1750 Arch Street in Berkeley.
Discography of live recordings made at the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies
The Chi-Chi Club is located in the the Chi-Chi Building at 438-440 Broadway in San Francisco. In the 1940's and 1950's this venue was successively home to the 440 Club, Mona's Club 440 and Anne's 440
Discography of live recordings made at the Chi-Chi Club
Club Hangover, which opened in the late 1940's, was the premier tradiational jazz venue in San Francisco during the 1950's. The club at 729 Bush Street was run by Doc Dougherty. During the 1950's there were many radio broadcasts of concerts at Club Hangover. Subsequently a number of these have been released on CD, particularly on the Storyville label. Information about these recordings, by performers such as Kid Ory, George Lewis, Lee Collins and Earl Hines, may be added at a later date.
Club Jazz Nouveau is a jazz venue located at 2801 Leavenworth Street in the Cannery area of San Francisco. The club opened in 2003. For more information see the Club Jazz Nouveau website.
Discography of live recordings made at the Club Jazz Nouveau
The Concord Pavillion on Kirker Pass Road in Concord was opened in 1975. It became the main venue for the Concord Jazz Festival which took place in 1968 using different venues. Bill Graham started to use the venue for rock shows in the mid 1980's.
Discography of live recordings made at the Concord Pavillion
The Cotati Cabaret was housed in a building on La Plaza in Cotati that was built 1910 and was originally the Ladies' Club Hall. The building was used for community events and meeting until 1977 or 1978 when the Cotati Club opened. Many Bay Area and national and international performers played at the venue between 1978 and the closing of the club in 1991. The building is now the home of the synagogue Ner Shalom.
Discography of live recordings made at the Cotati Cabaret
The Cowell Theater is located at Fort Mason Center, Pier 2
in San Francisco. The theater is a venue for dance, music, theater, film, lectures and corporate events.
Discography of live recordings made at the Cowell Theater
The Deaf Club on Valencia Street was, for a brief 18 month period from the end of 1978 to the Summer of 1980, a punk rock club.
Discography of live recordings made at the Deaf Club
The Edinburgh Castle, at 950 Geary in San Francisco, is a Scottish themed pub. The pub is the venue for many author readings and is home to the Scottish Cultural and Arts Foundation. The Edinburgh Castle also has DJ nights, ceilidhs and other music performances.
Discography of live recordings made at the Edinburgh Castle
In the early 1980's the building, at 1805 Geary Street, that was formerly the Fillmore Auditorium was a rock club called the Elite Club. The Fillmore name was reinstated later in the decade. Songs from a Dead Kennedys performance at the venue were included on the album Mutiny on the Bay, Dead Kennedys, 2001.
Though currently called The Fairmont Hotel earlier references to the hotel refer to it as the Fairmount Hotel. The hotel is located at 950 Mason Street on Nob Hill in San Francisco. The building was constructed in 1906 but was damaged by the earthquake and fire before completion. The delayed opening of the hotel was in 1907. The hotel Venetian Room which opened in 1947 hosted many music events through to the 1980s. Performers who have appeared there include Tony Bennett, James Brown, Nat 'King' Cole, Vic Damone, Marlene Dietrich, Ella Fitzgerald and Tina Turner.
Discography of live recordings made at the Fairmount Hotel
The Frost Amphitheater (or Laurence Frost Memorial Amphitheater) is situated on the corner of Campus Drive and Galvez St.on Stanford University Campus in Palo Alto. The Frost opened in 1937 and since then has hosted a wide variety of university and other events including many performances by Bay Area bands in the late 1960's and early 1970's. The Grateful played at the Frost in the 1980's.
Discography of live recordings made at the Frost Amphitheater
Fugazi Hall, at 678 Green Street, was donated to the local community by John Fugazi, a local banker, in 1912. The hall is used for community events and meetings. Over the years it has also been a venue for poetry readings, comedy performances and music events. The upper floor of the building houses an exhibition of photographs portraying the history of the local Italian community.
Note that Fugazi Hall appears to have been used for "studio" as well as live recordings. Both categories are included below. Note also that Fugazi Hall has been used for comedy recordings but these fall outside the scope of this discography.
Discography of live recordings made at the Fugazi Hall
Grace Cathedral was consecrated in 1965. Duke Ellington first performed his Concert of Sacred Music during the consecration celebrations. Since then the cathedral has been used for secular as well as religious music performances and a number of live and "studio" recordings have been produced in the building.
Discography of live recordings made at Grace Cathedral
The Greek Theater, on the University of California, Berkeley campus, was a gift to the university from William Randolph Hearst. The building was designed by John Galen Howard and completed in 1903. President Theodore Roosevelt presents the first commencement address in that year. Over the years it has been used for a wide range of university, political, dramatic, musical and other events. Jefferson Airplane performed at the Theater in 1967 but generally music events were infrequent until the 1980's.
Discography of live recordings made at the Greek Theater
The original Harmon Gymnasium at the University of California, Berkeley was a wooden building built in 1878. This building was replaced in 1933 by a larger and safer building. This building was renovated in the 1990's and renamed the Haas Pavilion. The Grateful Dead, Butterfield Blues Band Jefferson Airplane and other groups performed at the venue in the 1960's. The Harmon hosted the 1966 Berkeley Blues Festival part of which is preserved on the recording Live: Berkeley Blues Festival 1966, Clifton Chenier/Mance Lipscomb/Lightning Hopkins, 2000
The Hemlock Tavern is located at 1131 Polk Street in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco. The back room of the tavern is a music venue which presents a wide range of live shows and DJ events. For more information see the Hemlock Tavern website. The 2005 release Quiet Sparks by Mason Jones was recorded live at the Hemlock Tavern.
Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium
See Oakland Auditorium
The Herbst Theatre is located in the War Memorial Veterans Building at 401 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. The theater, which was originally the Veteran's Auditorium, was refurbished and reopened in 1977 as the Herbst Theater. The main auditorium is dominated by eight large, beaux-arts murals created by Frank Brangwyn for the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition. The United Nations Charter was signed on the stage of the auditorium on June 26, 1945. For further information about the Herbst Theater see the Herbst Theater web pages.
Discography of live recordings made at the Herbst Theater
The Hotel Utah, at 500 Fourth Street, was built in 1908. The saloon has had a number of names over the years. The Utah name was adopted toward the end of the 1970's and at the same time a stage was built and the venue started to present music, comedy and readings. In recent years it has become well known for its open mic nights. For more information see the Hotel Utah website.
Discography of live recordings made at the Hotel Utah
The Independent is a music venue based at 628 Divisadero in San Francisco. For more information about the venue see the The Independent website.
Intersection For The Arts
Intersection for the Arts, at 446 Valencia Street, was established in 1965 and is one of San Francisco's oldest alternative art spaces. Intersection present new and experimental works of literature, theater, music, dance and the visual arts. The Anthony Braxton album 19 (Solo) Compositions (1988) was recorded live at the Intersection for the Arts. For more information about the venue see the Intersection For The Arts website.
The Italian Village / The Village
The building that housed the Italian Village, at at 901 Columbus Avenue, was built in 1923 and was originally a nightclub called the Lido Lounge. The Italian Village, subsequently shortened to The Village, was a dance and jazz venue in the 1940's and 1950's. Recordings from the venue from the 1952 and 1952 can be found on Live At The Italian Village, Turk Murphy Jazz Band. In the early 1980's the same building was the brief base for the relocated Boarding House. Subsequently in the 1980's it became Bal Tabarin and Wolfgang's. The latter closed after a fire in 1987. The 7th Note jazz club opened in the building in 1990 and in 2003 it became Cobb's Comedy Club.
Jazz At Pearl's was a small jazz club located at 256 Columbus Avenue in San Francisco. The club opened in the late 1980's.
Discography of live recordings made at Jazz At Pearl's
The Jazz School, Berkeley
The Jazz School is located at 2087 Addison Street in Berkeley. The school is dedicated to the study and performance of jazz and related styles of music from around the world. The school, founded in 1997, is located in the Kress Building in the Downtown Berkeley Arts District. Standards by Mimi Fox was recorded at the venue in 1999. Live At The Jazz School by the Eric Muhler Trio was recorded there in 2005
The Jazz Workshop, at 473 Broadway in San Francisco, was a jazz club that operated from the late 1950's to the late 1960's. Many of the leading figures of modern jazz performed at the club especially after the closure of the Blackhawk in 1963.
Discography of live recordings made at the Jazz Workshop
Jimbo's Bop City
Jimbo's Waffle Shop on Post Street in the Fillmore district was opened in 1950 by Jimbo Edwards. Through the 1950's a large room at the rear of the waffle shop was the most popular after-hours venue for jazz musicians to get together and play. Jimbo's closed in 1965. No recordings were made at Jimbo's but there is a documentary about the club Legend of Bop City which was directed by Carol Chamberland and released in 1998.
Kimball's was a jazz club 300 Grove Street in San Francisco. The building now houses the Jardinière restaurant.
Discography of live recordings made at Kimball's
Kimball's East, a jazz venue at 5800 Shellmound Street in Emeryville, opened 1989.
Discography of live recordings made at Kimball's East
Kimo's is located at 1351 Polk Street in San Francisco.
Discography of live recordings made at Kimo's
Koncepts Cultural Gallery, founded in 1984 by by Edsel Matthews and Kimathe Asante, was originally located in Jenny Lind Hall on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. The organisation subsequently moved to downtown Oakland toward the end of the 1980's.
Discography of live recordings made at Koncepts Cultural Gallery
Kuumbwa Jazz, Santa Cruz
Kuumbwa Jazz is a non-profit jazz venue and education organization based at 320-2 Cedar Street in Santa Cruz. The 1997 Anthony Braxton release Quartet (Santa Cruz) 1993 was recorded at the venue in 1993. Two CDs of the 7 CD box set Absolutely Great! by Sergey Kuryokhin were recorded at the center in 1988.
The Little Theater, or Florence Schwimley Little Theater, is located at 1930 Allston Way in Berkeley. The theater is one of a group of buildings constructed on the Berkeley High School site at the end of the 1930's. Two albums of music recorded live at the theater in 1955 have been released. Tjader Plays Tjazz by the Cal Tjader Quintet was released in 1962. Manomanjari: Berkeley 1968 by Nikhil Banerjee & Mahapurush Misra was released in 1998
Lou's Pier 47
Lou's Pier 47 is a blues club and restaurant located at 300 Jefferson Street on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Two sessions recorded at the club in 2006 have been released on CD. Live At Lou's by Out-Front was released in 2006 and Live At Lou's by David Landon in 2007
The Luggage Store Gallery is based at 1007 Market Street in San Francisco. The venue hosts an experimental music series, the Luggage Store Gallery New Music Series, which first took place in 1991.
For more information see the Luggage Store Gallery website.
Discography of live recordings made at the Luggage Store Gallery
Mabuhay Garden at 443 Broadway started presenting comedy, music and dance shows in the early 1970's. The club became the centre of the Bay Area punk rock scene during the second half of the 1970's.
Discography of live recordings made at Mabuhay Gardens
McLaren Park is a 317-acre park in the south-east of San Francisco. The park is named after John McLaren, the superintendent of Golden Gate Park from 1887 to 1943. The amphitheater in McLaren Park is now known as the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater. The San Francisco Blues Festival was held in the park between 1975 and 1977. Recordings from the 1976 festival were released on San Francisco Blues Festival, Various Artists.
Marines Memorial Theater
The Marines Memorial Theater, sometimes referred to as the Marines Memorial Hall, is located at 450 Post Street. The building that houses the theater was built in 1924 for the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. The Post Street Theatre is housed in the same building.
Discography of live recordings made at Marines Memorial Theater
The Maritime Hall was a 3,000 capacity music venue and nightclub situated at 450 Harrison Street in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco. The club opened in 1995 and closed in 2001.
Discography of live recordings made at the Maritime Hall
The Masonic Auditorium, in the Masonic Center at 1111 California Street at the crest of Nob Hill, was opened in 1958. It has been a venue for music, lectures and commercial events since that time. The Nob Hill Masonic Center also houses the Masonic Museum and the Masonic Memorial Temple. For more information see the Masonic Audotorium website.
Discography of live recordings made at the Masonic Auditorium
Mo's Melody Mansion
Mos Melody Mansion was a basement acoustic music venue located at 1745 Sutter Street in San Francisco. One album, Down Easy by the Noe Venable Trio released in 2000, was recorded live at the venue.
The Mocambo Club was a jazz club in Oakland during the 1950's. Archive recordings from 1955 recorded at the club have been released on Oakland 1955 by Sonny Clark
New George's, on Fourth Street in San Rafael, was one of the major rock venues in Marin County during the 1990's. It was originally called George's. Zero recorded their album Go Hear Nothin' live at the club at the end of the 1980's
New Langton Arts, at 1246 Folsom Street in San Francisco, opened in 1975. The group was founded by a "coalition of artists, performers and arts professionals who sought to provide San Francisco with a center for research and experimentation in performance, visual arts, music, media arts, literature, and practices that cross these disciplines." The theater is a "versatile black box" that is used for variety of events including music performances.
Discography of live recordings made at the New Langton Arts Theater
The Noe Valley Ministry is a Presbyterian Church at 1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco.
Discography of live recordings made at the Noe Valley Ministry
The Oakland Auditorium, at 10 Tenth Street in Oakland, was opened in 1913. The Auditorium was used for music events in the 1960's and 1970's. The building was refurbished in the early 1980's and reopened in 1984 as the Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium. The building has been used throughout it's lifetime for a wide range of sporting, musical and political events.
Discography of live recordings made at the venue
Oakland Museum Theatre
Oakland Museum Theater is based in Oakland Museum at 1000 Oak Street, Oakland. For more information see the Oakland Museum website. Two live jazz albums recorded at the venue have been released. Oakland Duets by Julius Hemphill & Abdul Wadud was recorded in 1992 and Pocketized by the Oaktown Jazz Workshops was recorded in 2003
The Old Waldorf was a nightclub located at 444 Battery Street. It was created in 1976 in a building that before that date had been a cafeteria. The club was run by Jeffrey Pollack between 1976 and 1980 attracting many rising rock stars. Bill Graham bought the club in 1980. The club closed in 1983.
Discography of live recordings made at the Old Waldorf
The Omni, on Shattuck Avenue in Oakland, was opened in 1985. The building, which was constructed in the early 1930's, was originally a social hall. This Note's For You by Neil Young and California Brainstorm by Hawkwind were recorded live at the Omni in 1987 and 1990 respectively.
The Plush Room is located in the York Hotel at 940 Sutter Street. It originally opened as a nightclub in the late 1920's. For more information see the York Hotel / Plush Room website.
Discography of live recordings made at the Plush Room
Rasselas Jazz Club
Rasselas is a jazz club and bar that is currently located at 1534 Fillmore Street in San Francisco. For more information see the Rasselas website. One album, Soul Pools by Babatunde Lea was recorded live at the venue in 2002.
The Red Garter was club that featured traditional jazz. The club closed in 1976.
Discography of live recordings made at the Red Garter
Rickshaw Stop is a a music venue, nightclub, bar and restaurant located at 155 Fell Street in San Francisco. For more information see the Rickshaw Stop website. The album Kids Rock for Peas by the The Sippy Cups was recorded at the Rickshaw Stop in 2005.
The Saloon, located at 1232 Grant Street on the corner of Grant and Fresno opened in 1861 as Wagner's Beer Hall. At the time of writing The Saloon features live blues bands every night of the week.
Discography of live recordings made at the Saloon
The San Francisco Blues Festival has been held at various venues in the city since 1973.
Discography of live recordings made at the San Francisco Blues Festival
The SavoySavoy Sound: Wave Goodbye was recorded live at the Savoy in San Francisco in 1981
The Shady GroveThe Shady Grove was a club in San Francisco that operated in the late 1970's. Part of the live Moby Grape album Live Grape was recorded at the club
The Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View was planned and built by Bill Graham. The venue opened in October 1986. For more information see the Shoreline website.
Discography of live recordings made at the Shoreline Amphitheater
The Sleeping Lady Café on Bolinas Road in Fairfax was a rock and jazz venue from 1972 through to 1984. The club, whose name comes from a Native American legend, was the first vegetarian restaurant in Marin County and the first nightclub to outlaw smoking. Nearly 25 years after the closure of the Sleeping Lady Café a new venue with the name opened at 23 Broadway in Fairfax in 2008.
Discography of live recordings made at the Sleeping Lady Cafe
Slim's, which is co-owned by Boz Scaggs, opened in 1988. The club is located in the South of Market district of San Francisco and provides what it describes as "finest of American Roots Music--Blues, R&B, Cajun/Zydeco, Jazz, Alternative". For more information see the Slim's website.
Discography of live recordings made at Slim's
Live in San Francisco 1993 by Sonny Simmons and Renegade Society was recorded live at Slim's Underground in 1993.
The Starry Plough is a bar, restaurant and nightclub located at 3101 Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley. The Starry Plough has been in business for over 35 years. Part of the album Live in the Pagan Lounge by Rosin Coven was recorded live at the venue in 2001
Stern Grove was given to the city of San Francisco in 1931 by Rosalie M. Stern in memory of her husband Sigmund. Since 1938 the venue has been the home of the Stern Grove Festival, an admission-free, music, theater and dance festival. For more information see the Stern Grove site. The album Live in San Francisco at Stern Grove by Tabla Beat Science was recorded at Stern Grove in 2001
The Stone was located at 412 Broadway, a building that was home to a number of clubs. The venue originally opened in 1967 as Mr. D's. In 1972 it became the home of The Matrix after that club moved from the Fillmore district. Later in the 1970's the building became The Soul Train. The Stone opened in 1980. The club closed in the early 1990's.
Discography of live recordings made at the Stone
The Sweat Shop
The Sweat Shop is located at 1943 Mission Street in San Francisco. Two albums were recorded live at the Sweat Shop in 1998 Indistancing by Brett Larner and Recorded Live by Matt Ingalls/ Matthew Sperry
Sweetwater is a small bar in Mill Valley that opened in the late 1970's. For more information see the Sweetwater website.
Discography of live recordings made at the Sweetwater
Live At The Target featuring Factrix, Nervous Gender, UNS and Flipper was recorded live at the Target (somewhere in the Bay Area) in 1980.
This building on Geary (possibly at 1839 Geary) in San Francisco had at one time been a baptist church and the Old Geary Theatre. It was used by Bill Graham as a music venue in the late 1970's.
Discography of live recordings made at Theatre 1839
The Tin Angel
The Tin Angel, which was located at 987 Embarcadero in the 1950's, was primarily a folk club. In the 1960's the club became On The Levee and featured traditional jazz. The Tin Angel by Odetta was recorded live at the club in 1953
Tsubo's, located on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, was a coffee house/jazz club in (probably) the late 1950's and early 1960's. It became the Jabberwock in 1963.
Discography of live recordings made at Tsubo's
TUVA (or TUVA Space) was opened in the 1990's in a property that had been an antique store at 3192 Adeline in Berkeley. It was a leading jazz and uderground music venue. The property changed hands at the start of 2003 and became The Jazz House.
Discography of live recordings made at TUVA or The Jazz House
Uncle Charlie's was a bar/music venue in Corte Madera that operated in the late 1970's and early 1980's. Two albums were recorded live at the venue in the early 1980s; Live by Percy Mayfield and Just Like a Devil by Ron Thompson
Venue 9 was located at 252 Ninth Street in San Francisco. The building is now the Footloose Dance Company and Shotwell Studios.
Discography of live recordings made at Venue 9
War Memorial Opera House
The San Francisco War Memorial Opera House is part of the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center. The Opera House, which is located at 301 Van Ness Avenue at Grove Street, was built in 1932 and is home to the San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet. Live At The Opera House by The Pointer Sisters and Conrad Silvert Presents Jazz at the Opera House were recorded live at the Opera House. A number of operas have also been recorded live but these fall outside the scope of this discography.
The Warfield Theater, which is the ground floor of a large office building at 982 Market Street, opened in 1922 as a vaudeville and movie theater. Bill Graham started to produce music shows at the theater in 1979. Since then it has become a regular venue for music, comedy and other performance shows.
Discography of live recordings made at the Warfield
The Wheeler Auditorium is located in Wheeler Hall on the campus of University of California, Berkeley. The auditorium has a capacity of around 700 people and is primarily used for university events. Music from sitar recitals by Nikhil Banerjee in 1982 has been released on Misra Kafi and The Hundred Minute Raga.
Wolfgang's was opened at 901 Columbus Avenue by Bill Graham in 1983. It quickly became one of the top rock venues in the city. The club closed after a fire in the Summer of 1987. The building on Columbus Avenue was completed in 1923 and was originally a nightclub called the Lido Lounge. In the 1940's and 1950's the venue was a dance and jazz club called The Italian Village, subsequently shoertened to The Village. In the early 1980's the building was the brief base for the relocated Boarding House. Subsequently in the 1980's it became Bal Tabarin before becoming Wofgang's. After Wolfgang's closed the club reopened in 1990 as the 7th Note jazz club. In 2003 it became Cobb's Comedy Club. One track on the compilation KFOG: Live from the Archives, Vol. 1 was recorded live at Wolfgangs in 1987
The Yellow Room
The Yellow Room, at 2424 East 11th Street in Oakland, was a jazz venue in the late 1990's. Live at the Yellow Room by Jim Ryan's Forward Energy was recorded live at the Yellow Room
Yoshi's is a Bay Area jazz club that has been located at a number of venues over the years. Yoshi's moved to it's current location, at Jack London Square in Oakland, in 1997. For more information see the Yoshi's website.
Discography of live recordings made at Yoshi's
The Zellerbach Auditorium is on the University of California, Berkeley campus. The album Circle Of Friends: Live In Concert by Cris Williamson was recorded live in the auditorium in 1991
The albums collected in this section were recorded live in the Bay Area. Any information about the exact venues for these recordings is welcome. It would be good to be able to move them out of this section.
Discography of live recordings made at unknown venues
Last updated June 2009