The Other, Other Ones: Jazz funk trio Medeski, Martin and Wood open for the Other Ones at the Oakland Coliseum.
Guatemalan Vests and Birkenstocks
The Grateful Dead began a Bay Area New Year's Eve tradition, one that's passed to a new generation of jam rockers and bluegrass fiddlers.
The String Cheese Incident
With the Keller Williams Incident. 8pm. $60. Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove St, San Francisco, 415.974.4060
Bluegrass bash. 8pm. $19.50. Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St, Berkeley. 510.548.1761
California Gold Rush sounds. 9pm. $30. New Georges, 842 Fourth St, San Rafael. 415.457.1515
The Other Ones
The legacy of the Dead lives on as Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Rob Barraco, Jeff Chimenti and Jimmy Herring perform together. Hot Tuna, Medeski, Martin & Wood join the fun. 6:30pm. $75. Oakland Coliseum Arena, Oakland. 408.998.TIXS
New Orleans funky jam band. Vinyl, Triple Threat, Mixmaster Mike open. 8pm. $60-$100. The Warfield, 982 Market St, San Francisco. 408.998.TIXS.
Planetary Intergalactic: Galactic headlines the Warfield.
9pm. Call for price. Plough & Stars, 116 Clement St, San Francisco. 415.751.1122
George Pedersen and the Red Varmints
Also: Magic City Chamber of Commerce. 8pm. $7. Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley. 510.841.2082
Balkan Bash With Edessa
With members of Kitka, Joe Finn, Leslie Bonnett and more. 8pm. $17. Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley. 510.525.5054
9:30pm. $15. Blake's on Telegraph, 2367 Telegraph, Berkeley, 510.848.0886.
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