Boom Boom Room at Boom Boom Room

Tickets available at the door all night until 3AM

Event Details

Show Details
  • When: Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 9:20 PM to Sunday, Sep 23, 2018 3:00 AM (Doors open at 8:00 PM)
  • Ticket Price: $15 (adv)
  • Door Time: 8:00 PM
  • Show Type: Funk
  • Restrictions: 21 & over

"New Orleans Swamp-Funk AllStar Spectacular"
**PAPA MALI & The Rock 'N Roll Patrol**
Exclusive San Francisco/West Coast Debut & Record Release of Brian J's:

*PAPA MALI & The Rock 'N Roll Patrol*
PAPA MALI (7 Walkers)
BOBBY VEGA (Sly & The Family Stone, Tower Of Power)
JAY LANE (Primus, Bob Weir)
BRIAN J (Pimps Of Joytime)

Papa Mali (born Malcolm Helm Welbourne in Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 6,1957) is a New Orleans based, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer. He has been a touring musician and recording artist for decades. Yet, he is probably best known as the front man for 7 Walkers, a band formed in 2009 that includes three musical icons: Grateful Dead founding member and drummer Bill Kreutzmann, The Meters’ founding bassist, George Porter Jr. and lyricist Robert Hunter, who penned most of the Grateful Dead’s classic catalog (along with the late Jerry Garcia) and now co-writes much of 7 Walkers material with Welbourne. Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and Willie Nelson collaborator, Matt Hubbard completes the line up. Their self-titled debut was released to critical acclaim in November of 2010. Papa Mali is also known for his own live performances and recorded output, most notably his two albums for Fog City Records (2000’s Thunder Chicken and 2007’s Do Your Thing), both produced by Dan Prothero and the latter featuring some of New Orleans’ most legendary musicians. His work as a producer includes 7 Walkers (Response, 2010), The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster (Blue Corn, 2007) and records by Lavelle White, Omar and the Howlers, Wendy Colonna, The Greyhounds and others.

(Drums of Furthur, Primus, Ratdog, Electric Beethoven)
Jay Lane is an American drummer from the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a founding member of Furthur, Electric Beethoven as well as the Golden Gate Wingmen with John Kadlecik, Jeff Chimenti, and Reed Mathis. Bob Weir's RatDog, Scaring the Children with Weir and Rob Wasserman, Jay's Happy Sunshine Burger Joint, and the hip hop/jazz fusion band Alphabet Soup. He was one of the first drummers of Primus, playing with the band for around eight months in 1988 and later rejoining the band from 2010-2013.

(Bassist of Sly & The Family Stone, Tower Of Power)
In 1973 Bobby Vega started his professional career as a bass player (he was 16 years old) on Sly Stones’ single “I Get High on You.” A Bay Area musician’s musician Bobby has since played with artists ranging from Joan Baez to Etta James. Bobby filled in when legendary Tower of Power bass player Francis “Rocco” Prestia had to take some extended leave. Bobby’s resume is so impressive it puts him not only on stage with the greats, but after over four decades, has 

made him a legend as well. Bobby was added to Bass Player Magazine’s Top 100 Bassists of all time in 2017. He made the cover of Bass Player Magazine in 2016. Bobby wrote a column for Bass Player from 2014 to 2016.

Bobby was recognized in the May 2010 Bass Player Magazine commemorating on the 50th Anniversary of the Fender Jazz Bass. “Bobby Vega is that good. “Put-the-bass-away-work-at-the-gas- station” good.”” – Kenna Shaw, Aug 2009 “Hold on to your hats! Are you listening? Here it goes... Bobby Vega is the worlds most insanely bad-ass bass player. You see what he does and sometimes the notes you hear and the movements he makes don't make sense. Then you ask yourself, "Self? How did he do that?" That's why he's Bobby Vega, and we aren't.” Jim Dunlop Picks, USA September 2009
Voted #1 Favorite Video in Bass Player TV 2008 AND 2009 Readers Polls

(Hammond B3 & Keys of Zigaboo Modeliste Band)
Eamonn Flynn was born into a musical family in Dublin, Ireland. He first came to prominence playing Hammond organ and piano on the 12 million selling movie soundtrack The Commitments. Now living in San Francisco, California he has gone on to record and tour worldwide with artists including Michael Franti and Spearhead, Evelyn 'Champagne' King, Elvin Bishop, Bernard Purdie, Grant Green Jr. Coco Montoya, Michelle Shocked, Pee Wee Ellis, Donald Harrison, Maria Muldaur, Finbar Furey, Honey Island Swamp Band, Tony Lindsay (Santana), The Black Family and a 10 year stint with Meters drummer Zigaboo Modeliste. He has played Gospel organ at multiple Bay Area churches and brought music to the public schools as part of the San Francisco Symphony's AIMS program.  
Eamonn's original music has been placed on TV shows such as  Ugly Betty and Moonlight. In 2017 he released his first solo album of original music. Entitled "The Irish Channel" it features Eamonn on vocals and piano and reflects a unique blend of Irish and American influences. He is currently playing live in support of this album.

(A NEW MUSIC PROJECT from the founding members of PIMPS OF JOYTIME) 
Brian J - Guitar
Chauncey Yearwood - Percussion
Justin Kimme l- Bass
Nikhil Yerawadekar - Guitar/Keys
Washington Duke - Drums

5 Star Motel is the debut album from multi-instrumentalist and producer Brian Gitkin, inspired by his mysterious uncle, a travelling salesman who crossed the US in the late 70s selling knockoff Gibson guitars to the diverse groups of immigrants from across of the globe who were coming to the US during the 2nd great migration. Recycling and filtering the sounds he encountered, he created a sound rooted in the disparate sounds he was encountering from Ethiopia, Mexico, Peru, and North Africa.

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Boom Boom Room

1601 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA, 94115

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PAPA MALI & The Rock n' Roll Patrol / Bobby Vega / Jay Lane / Sasha Dobson / GITKIN / DJ Kevvy Kev / Brian J / Eamonn Flynn / Papa Mali / Justin Kimmel / Chauncey Yearwood / Nikhil Yerawadekar / Washington Duke / Brian Gitkin