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2008

I didn't start trying to keep setlists for every show I attended until 2013, but starting in 2003 I did keep track of the individual shows, so without further comment, here is the list of interesting events I witnessed in 2008. In time, some of them might gain setlists, but don't hold your breath waiting!

January Events

Group Name Venue Date
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza AT&T Park January 8, 2008
MonkeyBall VII Coronation Party, featuring Ivan Neville, Eric Krasno, Tony Hall, Raymond Weber & Skerik City Limits January 10, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators: Ivan Neville, Eric Krasno, Tony Hall, Raymond Weber & Skerik Revolution January 11, 2008
MonkeyBall VII, featuring the New Orleans Radiators; the Wild Magnolias Revolution January 12, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Spinnaker Lounge, Norwegian Dawn January 13, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Pool Deck, Norwegian Dawn January 14, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Spinnaker Lounge, Norwegian Dawn January 15, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Spinnaker Lounge, Norwegian Dawn January 17, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Spinnaker Lounge, Norwegian Dawn January 19, 2008
Ryan Adams & the Cardinals Marin Veteran's Auditorium January 23, 2008
Phil Lesh & Friends the Fillmore January 25, 2008
Phil Lesh and Friends; Ivan Neville and Dumpstaphunk Bill Graham Civic Auditorium January 26, 2008
Ryan Adams & the Cardinals Zellerbach Hall Auditorium January 28, 2008
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Zellerbach Hall Auditorium January 31, 2008

February Events

Group Name Venue Date
Deadheads for Obama Benefit Concert, featuring the Dead Warfield Theatre February 4, 2008
Nicholas Angelich with Renaud & Gautier Capucon Herbst Theatre February 5, 2008
Hugh Masekela's Chissa All-Stars Zellerbach Hall Auditorium February 6, 2008
Badi Assad, Sergio & Odair Assad, Romero Lubambo & Celso Machado Zellerbach Hall Auditorium February 7, 2008
Moiseyev Dance Company Zellerbach Hall Auditorium February 8, 2008
Turtle Island String Quartet Dinkelspiel Auditorium February 16, 2008
Tokyo String Quartet Hertz Hall February 17, 2008
Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars Rio Theatre February 19, 2008
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Zellerbach Hall Auditorium February 21, 2008

March Events

Group Name Venue Date
Travis Sullivan’s Björkestra; Realistic Orchestra Yerba Buena Forum March 6, 2008
Third World Love; Yaron Herman Yerba Buena Forum March 9, 2008
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Zellerbach Hall Auditorium March 13, 2008
Angelique Kidjo Zellerbach Hall Auditorium March 14, 2008
SFJAZZ Collective Zellerbach Hall Auditorium March 15, 2008
Jarid's 50th BD Party, featuring Kanvus 12 Galaxies March 15, 2008
Takács Quartet Hertz Hall March 16, 2008
Peru Negro Zellerbach Hall Auditorium March 20, 2008
Denny Zeitlin Florence Gould Theatre March 22, 2008
Charles Lloyd New Quartet Herbst Theatre March 28, 2008
Luciana Souza & Edward Simon Herbst Theatre March 30, 2008

April Events

Group Name Venue Date
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Zellerbach Hall Auditorium April 2, 2008
Sonny Rollins Zellerbach Hall Auditorium April 3, 2008
New Century Chamber Orchestra with Stuart Canin St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Palo Alto April 4, 2008
Sweet Honey in the Rock Zellerbach Hall Auditorium April 5, 2008
Anne-Sophie Mutter & Lambert Orkis Davies Symphony Hall April 7, 2008
Arlo Guthrie Zellerbach Hall Auditorium April 10, 2008
Club Foot Orchestra, accompanying Buster Keaton's Sherlock Jr. Castro Theatre April 12, 2008
Eighth Blackbird Herbst Theatre April 12, 2008
the Wailin' Jennys Carriage House Theatre April 13, 2008
COVA Spring Concert Fisher Chapel April 16, 2008
Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion Palace of Fine Arts Theatre April 17, 2008
Lura Herbst Theatre April 18, 2008
Arabella Steinbacher & Robert Kulek SF Conservatory of Music Concert Hall April 20, 2008
Evelyn Glennie & Fred Frith Memorial Auditorium April 23, 2008
Debashish Bhattacharya Carriage House Theatre April 25, 2008
Ernestine Anderson Yerba Buena Forum April 26, 2008
Cowboy Junkies Yoshi's April 28, 2008
Cowboy Junkies the Heritage House April 30, 2008

May Events

Group Name Venue Date
Berkeley Academy Ensemble First Congregational Church May 1, 2008
Chano Dominguez; Pablo Ziegler Trio Palace of Fine Arts Theatre May 2, 2008
Cherryholmes Palace of Fine Arts Theatre May 4, 2008
Mihaela Ursuleasa Herbst Theatre May 6, 2008
Mitch Stein All Star Band Café du Nord May 6, 2008
Jerry Douglas Band Carriage House Theatre May 8, 2008
Erin McKeown; Sean Hayes Carriage House Theatre May 9, 2008
SF Opera: the Little Prince Zellerbach Hall Auditorium May 10, 2008
Magnus Lindberg & Anssi Karttunen SF Conservatory of Music Concert Hall May 12, 2008
Phil Lesh & Friends Warfield Theatre May 13, 2008
Phil Lesh & Friends Warfield Theatre May 14, 2008
Phil Lesh & Friends Warfield Theatre May 16, 2008
Phil Lesh & Friends Warfield Theatre May 17, 2008
Phil Lesh & Friends Warfield Theatre May 18, 2008
Santana the Fillmore May 20, 2008
Rosa Passos Herbst Theatre May 25, 2008
Lines Ballet Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theatre May 28, 2008
Robert Lepage: the Andersen Project Zellerbach Playhouse May 29, 2008
Los Lobos Heritage Theatre, Campbell May 30, 2008
Los Lobos Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, Vacaville May 31, 2008

June Events

Group Name Venue Date
Wildcat Viols Hertz Hall June 3, 2008
New Century Chamber Orchestra with Rachel Barton Pine St. John's Presbyterian Church June 5, 2008
L'Estro Armonico Hertz Hall June 6, 2008
Dengue Fever Amoeba Records June 7, 2008
lecture on Alessandro Striggio's Mass for Five Choirs: Missa Sopra Ecco Si Beato Giorno in 40 and 60 parts Wheeler Auditorium June 7, 2008
Erika Strom Quartet Raleigh's June 7, 2008
Alessandro Striggio's Mass for Five Choirs: Missa Sopra Ecco Si Beato Giorno in 40 and 60 parts First Congregational Church June 7, 2008
Edward Simon and the Ensemble Venezuela; Aquiles Baez Ensemble; Vnote Ensemble Herbst Theatre June 8, 2008
Jeffrey Halford & the Healers Todos Santos Plaza June 10, 2008
Patricia Barber; Jessica Williams Herbst Theatre June 14, 2008
Natasha Miller Oakland City Center Plaza June 18, 2008
Dee Dee Bridgewater's Red Earth Project Yoshi's June 19, 2008
the Mountain Boys Jupiter June 22, 2008

July Events

Group Name Venue Date
Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present the Romanian-American Jazz Suite Yoshi's San Francisco July 2, 2008
Los Lobos Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton July 5, 2008

August Events

Group Name Venue Date
Brass Mafia Lakefest August 2, 2008
Mason Williams Rrazz Room, Hotel Nikko August 4, 2008
19th Annual San Jose Jazz Festival: Jazz Funk All Stars; John Densmore's Tribaljazz; Yosvanny Terry; David Sanborn Plaza de Cesar Chavez August 9, 2008
Larry Carlton Rrazz Room, Hotel Nikko August 11, 2008
Divide Light Garden Theatre August 13, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Victorian Square August 27, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Aruba Hotel Ballroom August 28, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Aruba Hotel Ballroom August 29, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Aruba Hotel Ballroom August 30, 2008

September Events

Group Name Venue Date
Leni Stern Yoshi's Oakland September 3, 2008
Robert Greenberg; Alexander String Quartet St. John's Presbyterian Church September 6, 2008
John Handy & the Melting Pot Band Yerba Buena Gardens September 6, 2008
Montclair Jazz and Wine Festival featuring Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra; Vincent Herring & Earth Jazz Agents; Clairdee; David K Matthews; Brass Monkeys Brass Band misc September 7, 2008
James Carter Quintet yoshi's September 10, 2008
New Century Chamber Orchestra First Congregational Church September 11, 2008
Robert Greenberg; Alexander String Quartet St. John's Presbyterian Church September 13, 2008
Carne Cruda; Santero Yerba Buena Gardens September 13, 2008
Tango 9 Levi's Plaza Park September 17, 2008
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Zellerbach Hall September 18, 2008
Herbie Hancock Mountain Winery September 19, 2008
Rudolf Buchbinder Hertz Hall September 21, 2008
Barbara Dennerlein Yoshi's September 22, 2008
Phil Lesh & Friends Sweetwater Station September 25, 2008
Mark Morris Dance Company Zellerbach Hall September 26, 2008
SEVA 30th Anniversary Concert, featuring Los Lobos; Terry Haggerty; David Crosby & Graham Nash; Elvis Costello; Jackson Browne; Bonnie Raitt; Ruthie Foster & Nina Gerber Paramount Theatre September 27, 2008

October Events

Group Name Venue Date
Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile Herbst Theatre October 2, 2008
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass №8, featuring Robert Plant & Alison Krauss; Jerry Douglas Band; Sharon Little Banjo Stage October 3, 2008
Miles from India Davies Symphony Hall October 3, 2008
Robert Greenberg; Alexander String Quartet St. John's Presbyterian Church October 4, 2008
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass №8, featuring Steve Earle & the Bluegrass Dukes; Odetta; Hot Rize Banjo Stage October 4, 2008
Soweto Gospel Choir Memorial Church October 7, 2008
Mavis Staples Palace of Fine Arts Theatre October 15, 2008
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Zellerbach Hall October 23, 2008
Cecil Taylor Grace Cathedral October 24, 2008
Laurie Anderson: Homeland Zellerbach Hall October 25, 2008
Marilyn Crispell Florence Gould Theatre October 26, 2008
Maceo Parker Herbst Theatre October 26, 2008
Peter Apfelbaum's New York Heiroglyphics Ensemble YBCA Forum October 29, 2008

November Events

Group Name Venue Date
Milton Nascimento & the Jobim Trio Zellerbach Hall November 1, 2008
Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra Herbst Theatre November 2, 2008
Ben Goldberg, Myra Melford, Mathias Delpanque & Shahzad Ismaily Maybeck Recital Hall November 2, 2008
Experience Hendrix, featuring Billy Cox, Eric Gales, Buddy Guy, David Hidalgo, Eric Johnson, Jonny Lang, Chris Layton, Mitch Mitchell, Mato Nanji, Cesar Rosas, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Hubert Sumlin, & Brad Whitford Masonic Auditorium November 3, 2008
Toumani Diabate Herbst Theatre November 5, 2008
Natacha Atlas; Rahim Alhaj Herbst Theatre November 6, 2008
Anthony Marwood & Thomas Ades Herbst Theatre November 8, 2008
Los Cenzontles with David Hidalgo Yoshi's November 12, 2008
St. Lawrence SQ & Robert Huw Morgan Memorial Church November 13, 2008
JC Smith presents Legends of Chicago Blues, featuring Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith, James Wheeler and Pinetop Perkins Carriage House Theatre November 15, 2008
Trio Mediaeval Herbst Theatre November 16, 2008
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones Yoshi's San Francisco November 18, 2008
McCoy Tyner Trio w/Marc Ribot Yoshi's November 19, 2008
Guarneri & Johannes String Quartets Herbst Theatre November 20, 2008
Peter Sellars' Kafka Fragments Zellerbach Playhouse November 23, 2008

December Events

Group Name Venue Date
Los Lobos; David Lindley Fillmore Auditorium December 5, 2008
Santa Rosa Symphony accompanies Fritz Lang's Metropolis Memorial Auditorium December 6, 2008
Los Lobos Fillmore Auditorium December 6, 2008
Alisa Weilerstein & Inon Barnatan Herbst Theatre December 11, 2008
the Rumi Concert, featuring Rahim Alhaj, Coleman Barks, David Darling, Glen Velez & Zuleikha Palace of Fine Arts Theatre December 12, 2008
Robert Greenberg; Alexander String Quartet St. John's Presbyterian Church December 13, 2008
Richard Thompson Carriage House Theatre December 13, 2008
New Century Chamber Orchestra Osher Marin JCC, San Rafel December 14, 2008
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Zellerbach Hall December 18, 2008
Pomegranates & Figs: A Feast of Jewish Music, featuring the Gonifs; Kitka; Teslim Zellerbach Hall December 20, 2008
Bluegrass Hoot Pacific Brewing Company December 20, 2008
Particle with Michael Kang & Phil Lesh; EOTO GAMH December 26, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Café du Nord December 28, 2008
the New Orleans Radiators Café du Nord December 29, 2008
Phil Lesh & Friends; Bob Weir & Ratdog; Jackie Greene Band Bill Graham Civic Center Auditorium December 30, 2008
Phil Lesh & Friends; Bob Weir & Ratdog; Jackie Greene Band Bill Graham Civic Center Auditorium December 31, 2008

And so it ends!


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