Jug Band Festival Returns to San Francisco, Three Bands Perform Saturday, August 6th at Cyprian's

Who can resist The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine? But there's even more: The How Long Jug Band and Devine's Jug Band. Three big bands in one evening at Turk and Lyon. Cyprian's is thrilled to partner with Bebo White and the California Jug Band Association to bring back to San Francisco the phenomenal Jug Band Festival. After a hiatus of a few years, this hugely popular festival returns to the city with a one-night-only appearance at Cyprian's. This is a stop you don't want to miss, a chance to experience this original American music art form.

Dr. Zarcon has just released its new CD Jug Envy with favorites like Mississippi Mud, Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair, Kitchen Man and several new songs you'll be the first to hear. (Get a $5 discount on the CD at the Cyprian's show). Getting its start in Niagara Falls, New York, Dr. Zarcon commands crowds across the country.

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Take a listen to Ted's Stomp by Devine's Jug Band. Good thing toe-tapping and dancing in the aisles is encouraged at Cyprian's. How could we stop it with songs like this? And it's ok to bring that jug or bottle upstairs while you're getting that good jug band sound. San Francisco-based, DJB "captures the sound and spirit of the great jug bands from the 20s and 30s." They'll bring along their CD Terrible Operation Blues for you to take home with the Fourth Street Mess-Around just one of the songs to keep you company.

Performing at the White Eagle Tavern

From Portland comes The How Long Jug Band, playing vintage blues, jazz and ragtime on standard and homemade instruments. Baritone ukulele, harmonica, banjitar, washboard, washtub bass, jug, fiddle, mandolin and guitar -- the How Long Jug Band plays them all. We love the Portland sound!

Tickets at Door Only
$15 general/ $12 students with ID and seniors (65+)
Music upstairs, great food and party downstairs
Great company, ample car parking, secure bike parking, superb acoustics
This Saturday, August 6th, 8pm