Sponsors, renew with us @ membership@tggbs.org
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These are one year memberships.


Texas, chicago, louisiana & west coast blues styles




Joseph Jordan is an award-winning photo/journalist with a passion for and commitment to the Blues.  A longtime journalist, critic, reviewer, and music photographer, Joseph specializes in the Bay Area and national Blues scene. He has been a contributing writer with numerous publications, including de Capo Press, Blues Blast Magazine, Blues Music Magazine, Blues Access, Blues Revue, and Southland Blues.  

Joseph has written liner notes for countless Blues CD releases and his photographs of Blues musicians have appeared in magazines nationwide as well as Europe & Japan.  He is formerly Senior Journalist, Board Member, Blues in the Schools Chair and Vice-President of The Golden Gate Blues Society and remains closely connected with them as a trusted advisor. He is currently a Contributing Writer with Blues Blast Magazine and Blues Music Magazine, as well as a proud member of The Blues Foundation. He resides in the City by the Bay.


Greg Heumann's
BlowsMeAway Productions
Total Control When You Perform

Custom Microphones, volume controls, amps, mods and repairs for the amplified Harp Player


Facebook: http://facebook.com/blowsmeawayproductions


"You’re going to like the way you sound. I guarantee it."

See why Charlie Musselwhite, Jason Ricci, Mark Hummel, Billy Branch, Curtis Salgado, RJ Mischo, Kenny Neal, Andy Just, Jimi Lee, Mike Stevens, Brendan Power, Rob Paparozzi, Richard Hunter, and so many other pros come to BlowsMeAway Productions for their amplified harp needs





Angelo J Rossi
The Cave Recording Studio
The Cave on Facebook


SFJAZZ presents a wealth of year-round programs, including the internationally acclaimed San Francisco Jazz Festival, the SFJAZZ Spring Season and numerous community outreach and education programs.
SFJAZZ programs include:





Poor House Bistro
91 S. Autumn Street
San Jose, CA 95110

A proud sponsor of TGGBS IBC events.
King Amplification
2395 De La Cruz Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Guitar, bass, pro-audio, and audiophile equipment. Repair, modification, and restoration. Vintage expertise.

A proud sponsor of TGGBS IBC events.
Biscuits and Blues
401 Mason St. @ Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94102

A proud sponsor of TGGBS IBC events.
Club Fox
2209 Broadway
Redwood City, CA
Music Events Nightly

A proud sponsor of TGGBS IBC events.
San Francisco International Boogie Woogie Festival
Wendy DeWitt
Angelica's Bistro
863 Main Street
Redwood City, CA 94063

A proud sponsor of TGGBS IBC events.
Blues Express Records
569 Hayes Street, Suite One
San Francisco, CA 94102

Recordings & videos of Otis Rush, Bettye LaVette, Joe 'Guitar' Hughes, J.J. Malone, Frankie Lee, Freddie Hughes, Joe Louis Walker, Long John Hunter, & Claudette King.
Deez Bead Designz
Dee Wallace
Standby Club

Beer, Booze and Blues, with lots of free parking... come on in and check us out!

The Standby Club
935 Airport Blvd
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Website link

A proud sponsor of TGGBS IBC events.


For over three decades, Gelb Music's dedicated staff of musicians has assisted pros and beginners alike in getting not only the finest gear available, but the right gear for their needs. We constantly monitor advertising nationwide to make sure you always get the lowest price. At Gelb, it's ALWAYS been about the music playing it that is. If you would like to play, listen to, or learn about the latest gear in a relaxed atmosphere, with a non commissioned knowledgeable salesman who will be there long after the sale, AND get a great deal, come see us.

You want it, we got it.


722 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA



The only area tube amp specialist with a national reputation. Expert vintage tube guitar amp, harp amp, and studio equipment repair. High quality newer amps are always welcome. Bring your guitar or harmonica amp to the best. Same-day service available by appointment.

Check out my restored vintage PA amps for harp and guitar. They're the bluesiest!

Member of the Blues Foundation and sponsor of the Sacramento Blues Society, Sierra Blues Society, and the Golden Gate Blues Society.

Skip Simmons Amp Repair
P.O. Box 261 • Dixon, CA 95620


Art on the Square
Website link

Redwood City is fast becoming the peninsula's epicenter for the arts with new galleries and great places to hear live music. Art on the Square fine art and craft shows return this year with the Friday night concert series and summer festivals, where artists and artisans exhibiting their inspirational work will transform the streets surrounding Courthouse Square into an outdoor gallery. Presented by Redwood City and its Civic Cultural Commission and Redevelopment Agency, these six, juried art shows from June 19th until September 26th will bring artists exhibiting painting, jewelry, photography, glass, fiber, sculpture, and more.

At each of these art shows, you can enter a drawing to win gift certificates good to spend in artists' booths of your choice! During Art on the Square you can find high quality work for yourself, your home, and for gifts - all while supporting the local economy and the best of handmade American craftsmanship. You're invited to join friends, family, neighbors, and the entire community to enjoy Courthouse Square - your new "Downtown living room" - for Friday evening and Saturday festival art shows and concerts.

F&B Graphics

Art Direction & Branding

Graphics Design Services

Custom Promotional Products

Websites - HTML and Flash



Custom Apparel Embroidery & Silkscreen

Logos & much more

email: info@fnbgraphics.com
Office: 775-750-9414

650 576-5949

Pulp ink design.
We create impressions.
We build relationships.
We print responsibly.

Who we are. What we do. Why it matters to your company and to the environment…

As seasoned print brokers and design professionals, we are committed to providing you with the best possible product. Pulp ink design’s focus is on building solid relationships. Our innovative staff can deliver original concepts or build on an idea you may already have. If we have helpe d you achieve success in your business, then we have achieved our goals.

At Pulp ink.design we are environmentally responsible. Our natural resources are limited. Through our choice of vendors, as well as the paper and inks we specify, we ensure that you have an excellent product that is reflective of our environmental awareness.

Our business is making your business look good.
The Advisory Group of San Francisco, LLC
Building Financial Bridges
Making Lives More Meaningful & Valuable
Tel: 415-977-1200

Robert Gaustad's

Scowley's Burgers

Hand-made Burgers

Grass Fed - Locally Sourced

11am - 8ish
Tuesday - Sunday
Closed Mondays

Our dining room is finally open at 50% occupancy.
Masks are still required while ordering and waiting for food.


Scowley's Burgers



Ron Purser
Pacifica, CA


In McMindfulness, Ronald Purser debunks the so-called “mindfulness revolution,” exposing how corporations, schools, governments and the military have co-opted it as technique for social control and self-pacification.


Buy the book!


Chuck & Annette Webers

The Travel Shoppe of Los Gatos
15678 Los Gatos Blvd
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Christopher Travel
17380 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037


Roger Choplin650-364-6001

Mike Gold650-387-8829

Whiskey Hill Studios is located in Woodside, California. We offer State of the Art Digital Recording facilities in an intimate, warm setting conducive to creativity. The surroundings are like being in the country, yet all of the modern day urban conveniences are just a minute or two away. It is the perfect environment for getting away from the Hi-Tech grind and for expressing one's creativity.

Pro Tools | HD 3 Accel

Top of the Line Fidelity

Microphones: AKG 414(2), Royer R-121, Neumann TLM 103(2), Neumann U-87, Rode NTK, K2, A Matched Pair of Rode NT5s, Shure 57s and 58s, Lawson 47/251, Sony C800G.

Preamps: A-Designs, Neve, Universal Audio, etc...

Hammond Organ with Matching Leslie Speaker.

Roland D-700: GREAT Piano Samples! with a Ton of Familiar, Classic Keyboard Sounds. This Instrument Features a Full 88 Weighted Keys.

Maple Shell Ludwig Drum Kit with Sabian Cymbals. Our Kit Includes a Cowbell!!!

Tracking with Expert Engineering

Mixing - Bluegrass to The Blues. Bring it On!!!

Mastering - Exquisite Fidelity Preserving Your Hard Work.

Artwork, Graphic Design and Short Run Reproduction.


Dorothy L. Hill
Award Winning
Blues Journalism
and Photography


Terry Hiatt Guitar Repair
Have your guitar repair & restoration questions answered by a qualified luthier and working guitarist. All fretted instrument and guitar repairs performed including: neck resets, bracing, precision fret work and re-frets, crack and structural repairs, bridge repairs and replacement, broken headstocks,
vintage restoration, pick-up and electronics customizing and repair, complete set-ups with
strobe accuracy, nut and saddle work and much more.

Terry Hiatt Guitar Repair
By Appointment
197 Alexander Ave
Redwood City, CA 94061


Mr. Soundman is an affordable sound provider for Bay Area events requiring reliable and expert sound enhancement. With over 20 years experience, your audience will hear with crystal clarity.

I specialize in supplying sound systems and monitoring for intimate indoor/outdoor musical productions. I have set up and engineered sound in bay area venues for entertainment legends such as John Lee Hooker, Johnny Otis, E.C. Scott, Chris Cain, Tommy Castro, Norton Buffalo, Roy Rogers, Ron Thompson, Little Charlie, Rick Estrin, Rod Piazza, and many, many more. I also offer sound reinforcement and independent PA systems for seminars, trade shows and other public speaking events. Featuring Crown amplification and mixers by Mackie.

For more information on equipment and costs, email Marty Preece at sunburstes@sbcglobal.net


Kauer Guitars