SF Offside Returns

fb-logo-sfof4The SF Offside jazz festival is back for a second year, gracing three different Bay Area venues at the end of May.

The best resource to learn more is going to be sfOffside.com, where they’ll be posting profiles on the musicians and where you can already see the full 2013 lineup, cut-and-pasted below.

But first, a taste:  A video snippet of the Wiener Kids Family Band, which currently tops the Wiener Kids video page.

 

Here’s the full lineup:

NIGHT 1 – “STREAMS” – THURSDAY, MAY 23, 8-11PM     
Awaken Café, 1429 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
New collaborations, new directions

WAYSTANDERS
Aram Shelton – alto sax
Jason Gillenwater – tenor sax
Alex Pinto – guitar
Doug Stuart – bass
Shaun Lowecki – drums

MUCHO STEREO
Jaz Sawyer – drums
Asonic Garcia – sampler, synth, electronics
Mike Boo – turntable, sampler, electronics

WIENER KIDS FAMILY BAND
Jordan Glenn – conductor
Cory Wright – clarinet
Aaron Bennett – soprano sax
Christina Stanley – violin
Kate McLoughlin – bassoon
Rob Ewing – trombone
Damon Waitkus – banjo
Karl Evangelista – guitar
Dominique Leone – synth
Kevin Thaxton – bass
Jon Arkin – drums

NIGHT 2 – “CURRENTS” – FRIDAY, MAY 24, 9pm-midnight  
Duende, 468 19th Street, Oakland, CA 94618
Leading-edge local jazz

MADS TOLLING QUARTET
Mads Tolling – violin
Dave MacNab – guitar
George Ban-Weiss – bass
Eric Garland – drums

HOWARD WILEY TRIO
Howard Wiley – sax
Marcus Shelby – bass
Sly Randolph – drums

NIGHT 3  – “TIDES” – SATURDAY, MAY 25, 8-11pm  
Community Music Center, 544 Capp Street, SF, CA 94110
“The traveler hastens toward the town…”

LISA MEZZACAPPA-STEVE ADAMS DUO
Lisa Mezzacappa – bass
Steve Adams – saxophones

SHELDON BROWN GROUP
Sheldon Brown – soprano & tenor saxophones, clarinet
Dave MacNab – guitar
Jonathan Alford – piano
Michael Wilcox – bass
Alan Hall – drums

DAVE MIHALY & THE SHIMMERING LEAVES ENSEMBLE
Dave Mihaly – drums, guitar, voice
Ara Anderson – trumpet, percussion
David Boyce – saxophones, bass clarinet, percussion
Michael Cavaseno – guitar
Charith Premawardhana – viola