Thursday, December 9, 2010

honey.moon.tree. in an attic, michael musika @ the yoga loft, sean hayes in anais' mitchell's folk opera at the great american music hall this weekend! chasing the moon+seaweedsway showcase AND conspiracy of venus @ great american next weekend!

the full long night's moon is coming in less than two weeks, which means another Chasing the Moon episode release! Sunday December 19th. this time it will be of Magic Leaves' (psych-rock) music! Sour Mash Hug Band, The Beehavers, & New Cadence are playing live, and this is also the SeaweedSway Showcase, so Jeremy Dalmas & the Absurdists will be entertaining you between sets with something you would never expect. please reserve your evening for a fun night of community, music, & moon appreciation.

here are a few more show highlights, & then a list of upcoming SeaweedSway presented or recommended shows. (because i can't fit everything in these emails anymore, please check for the full list.)

*Friday at the Rusty Nail (Mikey's attic!), honey.moon.tree. & ever isles!! 8:30-11:30pm. $5-10

*Saturday at the Yoga Loft, Andrew Bancroft (aka Jelly Donut) & Michael Musika acoustic show! 7:30-10:30pm. $5

*Sunday at the Great American Music Hall, Sean Hayes & Thao Nguyen are singing in Anais Mitchell's Hadestown Folk Opera! 8:30-11:30pm. tix:

*Saturday 12/18 at the Great American Music Hall, Conspiracy of Venus (the choir I sing in!) is opening for The Mother Hips at their annual holiday show. Or, the Whale play too! 8pm.  tix:

*Sunday 12/19 at the Make-Out Room, Sour Mash Hug Band, Magic Leaves' Chasing the Moon episode, The Beehavers, & New Cadence! 7:30-11pm. $7

also! if you want some stress-relieving yoga over the holiday season, I teach two all-level community classes on the weekend & would love to see you (or your friends!) there.Saturdays Gentle Hatha 12:45-2 and Sundays Restorative Yoga 6:30-8pm at the Yoga Loft. details at & at the end of the message...

thanks for reading!! if you're in the bay area, hope to see you at a show soon! (if you're not in the bay area, feel free to click the links to hear some great bay area music.) ~jessie~

~~~~SeaweedSway Shows~~~~

Thu Dec 9, 2010
5:30pm - 9:30pm   
Sierra Helvey Studio Show and Reception
Where: Lynne Rutter Studio, 2325 Third Street #207 , San Francisco, CA
Description: A Painting show of Sierra Helvey’s latest work Please join us at the studio for a reception and special show (and sale) , Dec 9th5:30-9:30pm ( looking though a window into my space ) Beginning with astudy and awareness of form, playing with it on an intuitive level. Ilike complexity and distortion that occurs when you simply interpretsomething into two dimensions. In this physical translation, there isgrate capacity for experimentation. My images are a mixture of masculine and feminine. RSVP:

Fri Dec 10, 2010
8pm - 11:30pm   
honey.moon.tree. & ever isles at the rusty nail (attic show)!
Where: the rusty nail (aka mikey's attic), 843 hayes st. apt. C, SanFrancisco, CA
Description: second attic concert at the Rusty Nail with honey.moon.tree. & everisles!! aslan of honey.moon.tree is only in town for a brief period of time, thus the short notice! Home brew, fresh juice, gourmet blended cocktails... will be available as well - bring a little $ if you want some.  all proceeds from this show will go towards honey.moon.tree. completing their record (w/ a string quartet!) & ever isles releasing their new album on vinyl! $5-10. All proceeds go towards the musicians. RSVP & invite people please!

Sat Dec 11, 2010
7:30pm - 10:30pm
Andrew Bancroft & Michael Musika at the Yoga Loft !
Where: The Yoga Loft, 321 divisadero st. @ page st., San Francisco, CA
Description: Songwriter Superfriends Michael Musika and Andrew Bancroft team up for one night of melodic medicine and creative crime fighting. Musika spinsspooky lyrical magic, approaching the release of his new album The Book of Spells. Bancroft is better known onstage as thegangsta-rappin Jelly Donut, but he’s getting sentimental in his old age. Both musicians will perform solo acoustic sets, interspersed withpoetic musings and/or fart jokes.

Sun Dec 12, 2010
8:30pm - 11:30pm   
Sean Hayes in Anais Mitchell's Hadestown Folk Opera!!
Where: Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA
Hadestown is a folk opera based on the orpheus myth and set in a post-apocolyptic american depression era :: songs by anais mitchell :: score by michaelchorney :: produced by todd sickafoose :: staging by ben t. matchstick
musicians: HADES~ JOHN ELLIOTT from LA

Tue Dec 14, 2010
9pm - 11:30pm   
Ash Reiter, Dominique Leone, Poor Sweet Creatures at Amnesia!
Where: 853 Valencia St. Amnesia
RSVP/ Description:

Thu Dec 16, 2010
Ivy Hill House Show (Oakland)... check for details when we have ‘em.

Fri Dec 17, 2010
Free Day of Acupuncture Treatments at the Yerba Buena Community Acupuncture Clinic!
The Yerba Buena Community Acupuncture Collective is offering a day of free acupuncture treatments in their lovely studio in the Panhandle. New folks are most welcome! 1810 McAllister St. @ Baker. Make an appointment online at

8pm - 11pm   
The Mother Hips, the blank tapes, & Neal Casal (the Cardinals) at the Great American Music Hall!
Where: Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA

Sat Dec 18, 2010
7:30pm - 12am   
The Mother Hips, Or, the Whale, & Conspiracy of Venus at the Great American Music Hall
Where: Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell St., San Francisco, CA
Description: We are honored to opening for the Mother Hips for one of their annual holiday shows at the Great American Music Hall. We are going first, so please get there early!

Sun Dec 19, 2010
7:30pm - 11:30pm   
SeaweedSway Showcase with The Beehavers, Sour Mash Hug Band, New Cadence, & Magic Leaves' Chasing the Moon Premier!
Where: Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St., San Francisco, CA
Description: Another full moon seaweed sway showcase (well, a couple of days before), with live music from The Beehavers, Sour Mash Hug Band, & New Cadence as well as the premier of Magic Leaves' Chasing the Moon episode.*
The Beehavers ~~~>
Sour MashHug BAnd~~~>
New Cadence ~~~>
...Magic Leaves (Chasing the Moon video podcast premier!)...
Chasing the Moon --> RSVP:

Wed Dec 29, 2010
8pm - 12am   
SeaweedSway Presents: Dina Maccabee & more at MILK
Where: MILK

Thursday Jan 6, 2011
9pm - 12am   
Little Wings & Prairie Dog at Amnesia
Where: Amnesia, 853 Valencia St. between 19th & 20th, San Francisco, CA

Wed Jan 12, 2011
8:30pm - 12am   
SeaweedSway Presents: Buxter Hoot'n, Mark Matos & Os
Beaches, & MagicLeaves @ Bottom of the Hill!
Sat Jan 22, 2011
8pm - 10pm   
Langhorne Slim @ Fillmore w/ the Old 97s
Where: Fillmore, 1805 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
Tues Jan 25, 2011
8pm - 11:30pm   
SeaweedSway presents: SONYA COTTON, Honeycomb, & Ever Isles at Rickshaw Stop
Where: Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St
Description: 8 pm $10 SONYA COTTON Labeled "The Frida Khalo of songwriting," Sonya's compositionsare deeply personal, drawing upon her dreams, family, and love; theyoften come from a place of profound reverence for the natural world andthe creatures of the earth. "Sonya Maria Cotton ... is a really damn fine singer." --Pitchfork
RSVP/ Invite Friends!
If you’ve made it this far, wow! Thank you! Here are a few more things I’d like to share:

YOGA CLASSES: I am teaching yoga classes weekly on Saturdays and Sundays at the Yoga Loft. Saturday is a Gentle Hatha class from 12:45-2pm & Sunday is a Restorative Class from 6:30-8pm. Each class is only $10! Check out & for more details. 321 divisadero st. @ page.

HOUSING LIST: if you're looking for housing in the sf bay, sign up to receive emails or browse recent posts at / it's a google group i started to help pass along rooms for rent. please post any good room openings to!

JOB LIST: I also have a job list - kind of inactive now, but let me know if you have job announcements that I should forward. or join it if you'd like to get job announcements:

thank you for reading & participating in community events !!
*connect with Seaweed Sway in other realms:
*this is a weekly or so list of bay area music shows, with some yoga & nature events mixed in*

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