Shows

Creatures of Habit

Dan Warrick (banjo & guitar) Paul Kotapish (guitar & mandolin) and Bobbi Nikles (fiddle)

Saturday, 10 February, 2018

San Rafael Contra Dance nbcds.org

240 Channing Way 
San Rafael, CA 

8-11pm

with Claire Takemori Dance Caller

San Jose Contra Dance

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 2:30pm-6pm

Semper Fiddles and calling by Andy Shore!

Semper Fiddles is Bobbi Nikles on fiddle, Daniel Steinberg on keyboard, flute, melodica, & Paul Kotapish on mandolin Don't miss it, they are sure to play music to make your feet dance.

First Unitarian Church

160 N 3rd St · San Jose

Black Brothers Band

24 February 2018

Tiburon, USA

Chief O'Neill's Irish Festival
The Lodge
1651 Tiburon Blvd.
Tiburon
Info: 415-297-2615

Black Brothers Band

3 March 2018

San Francisco, CA

House Concert, Richmond District of San Francisco
Drinks and Snacks at 6:30pm
Performance at 7:30pm
Info: 415-254-6381
E-mail: michael_black@sbcglobal.net

Black Brothers Band

4 March 2018

Emerald Hills, CA, USA

Crombie Cabin Concerts
271 Sylvan Way, Emerald Hills, CA.
Time: 3:00pm
Info: 650-954-7282
Site: crombiecabin.com/shows
Prepay for tickets here to guarantee seats

Black Brothers Band

9 March 2018

San Jose, CA, USA

Trinity Cathedral
81 N. 2nd St.
San Jose, CA
Time: 7:30pm
Info: 408-600-8783

Black Brothers Band

10 March 2018

Pacifica, CA, USA

Mildred Owen Concert Hall
1220 Linda Mar Blvd.
Pacifica, CA
Time: 7:30pm
Info: 650-355-1882

Black Brothers Band

15 March 2018

Soquel, CA, USA

Michael's on Main Street
2591 Main St
Soquel, CA 95073
Info: 831-479-9777

Black Brothers Band

16 March 2018

Occidental, CA, USA

Occidental Center for the Arts
3850 Doris Murphy Ct.
Occidental, CA
Time: 8:00pm
Info: 707-874-9392

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3326132

 

Black Brothers Band

17 March 2018

Berkeley, CA, USA

Freight and Salvage
2020 Addison St.
Berkeley, CA
Time: 8:00pm
Info: 510-644-2020
E-mail: info@freightandsalvage.org

July 10-15, 2017

Teaching Staff, 20th Anniversary Fiddlekids Camp

Berkeley, Ca

A Program of Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse

Free final concert on Freight stage on Sat July 15, 11am

http://www.freightandsalvage.org/fiddlekids

May 6, 2017 4pm

Douce Ambiance plays Octopus Literary Salon

2101 Webster St at 22nd St. (Uptown Oakland)

Oakland, CA

www.douceambiance.com

oaklandoctopus.org

 

Saturday, April 8, 2017--7:30pm show

Black Brothers Band

Pacifica, CA

Mildred Owen Concert Hall--650-355-1882

1220 Linda Mar Blvd.

www.pacificaperformances.org

Sunday, April 2, 2017--2pm Felton

Black Brothers Band

Don Quixote's

6275 Highway 9

Felton, CA 95018

831-335-2800

Saturday, March 18, 2017--8pm Sunnyvale

Black Brothers Band

Sunnyvale Theatre --408-730-7350

550 E. Remington Dr.

Saturday, march 18, 2017--3pm

Black Brothers Band on KALW

KALW 91.7fm

Joann Mar's Folk Music and Beyond

Friday, March 17, 2017 --8pm

Black Brothers Band

Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse

2020 Addison St. Berkeley, CA 

510-644-2020

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Black Brothers Band

Hillsborough, CA

Private Event

Friday, March 3, 2017 7pm

Black Brothers Band

Trinity Cathedral

81 N. 2nd St.

San Jose, CA

AmeriCeltic@gmail.com or 408-600-8783

Black Brothers Band on Radio Show

Friday March 3, 2017

San Jose

4pm-5pm

Thursday, January 26, 2017 --7pm

Douce Ambiance

Studio Opening for Creativity Explored

3245 16th St. (at Guerrero)  415-863-2108

San Francisco, CA 

www.douceambiance.com

 

Friday, February 24, 2017 --7:30pm

Black Brothers Band

Tiburon Lodge

1651 Tiburon Rd.

Tiburon, CA

part of O'Neill's Irish Festival

www.oneillirishmusicfestival.org

 

December 9, 2016 Private party for RJO Law firm noon

High Holidays Kehilla Community music: October 2, -3, October 11-12, including solo Kol Nidrei music.

 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016--Reception music for Emmylou Harris show***Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, Berkeley, CA 5:30-7:30pm--Bobbi Nikles & Paul Kotapish duo

 

Saturday, Saturday, September 10, private wedding engagement party in San Francisco --Bobbi Nikles and friends, 5-9pm  

Saturday, August 13, 11-1pm, Noe Valley Farmer's Market with The Probabillies

July 25-30, 2016

Teaching Staff at Fiddlekids

Berkeley, Ca

A Program of Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse

www.fiddlekids.com

 

Saturday June 25-- Mattheson wedding, Santa Margherita--Bobbi Nikles and friends

 

Saturday, June 18, 2016--Annual Auction for the Matthew Turner Tall Ship Costruction, Sausolito, CA--Bobbi Nikles and friends

May 18, 2016--Douce Ambiance completes video marketing music for Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU7W3-YaIew

 

Thursday, April 2, 2016--Douce Ambiance plays Studio Opening for Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA 6-9pm

Saturday, 19 March 2016

Black Brothers Band

Santa Cruz, CA

Private House ConcertSanta Cruz

Info: Bob Breheny at Celtic Society of Monterey Bay,

408-847-6982 or celtsoc@aol.com

 

Friday, 18 March 2016, 7pm

Black Brothers Band 

San Francisco, CA, USA

Private House Concert San Francisco

Info: 415-254-6381

 

Friday, 18 March 2016, 4pm-7pm

Douce Ambiance

Private Party in San Francisco

www.douceambiance.com

info:415-827-2324 to schedule your own event

 

Saturday, 12 March 2016, 7:30pm

Black Brothers Band

Pacifica, CA

Mildred Owen Concert Hall

1220 Linda Mar Boulevard Pacifica, 94044

info@pacificaperformances.org

 

Friday, 11 March 2016, 8pm

Black Brothers Band

Berkeley, CA

Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

2020 Addison St.Berkeley, CA 94704

folk@freightandsalvage.org

 

Thursday, March 10, 7-9pm (free)
Douce Ambiance at Caffe Trieste in Berkeley
2500 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
www.douceambiance.com

 

6 March 2016, Sunday 3pm

Black Brothers Band

San Rafael, CA, USA

Studio 55

1455 East Francisco Blvd.San Rafael, Ca

 (415) 453-3161

 

5 March 2016, Saturday, 8pm

Black Brothers Band

Occidental, CA

Occidental Center for the Arts

3850 Doris Murphy Ct.Occidental, CA 95465

Info: info@occidentalcenterforthearts.org or (707) 874-9392

 

March 4, 2016, Friday, 7pm 

Black Brothers Band

San Jose, CA

Trinity Cathedral

81 North Second St.San Jose, CA 95113

 AmeriCeltic@gmail.com or (408) 600-8783

 

March 17, 2015, 8pm 

Black Brothers Band in concert in Berkeley

Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

2020 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94704

www.thefreight.org

 

March 17, 2015 11am-3pm 

Private Party, San Francisco Jazz Center

San Francisco, CA

 

March 15, 2015, 7pm, Felton

Black Brothers Band in concert at Don Quixote's

6275 Highway 9

Felton, CA 95018

831-335-2800

 

March 14, 2015, 12-3pm

Black Brothers play for all (no minors)

3300 Club aka Keane's

3300 Mission St.

San Francisco, CA

 

March 13, 2015, 7:30pm, Friday

Black Brothers Band in concert at Trinity Cathedral

81 N. 2nd St., San Jose CA 95113

www.sanjosedublin.org

 

March 7 and 8, 2015, Saturday and Sunday

Black Brothers Band at Sonora Celtic Faire

http://www.sonoracelticfaire.com

Multiple shows each day--see website

 

March 6, 6:30pm

Black Brothers Band 

American Irish Fund private reception 

St Francis Hotel

San Francisco, CA 

 

March 1, 2015, 3pm Sunday

Black Brothers Band in Pacific Grove

St. Mary's by the Sea Church

146 12th St. , Pacific Grove, CA

www.stmarysbythesea.org

 

February 28, 2015, 7:30pm Saturday

Black Brothers Band plays Pacifica Performances

1220 Linda Mar Blvd.

Pacifica, CA 94044

650-355-1882

www.pacificaperformances.org

 

21 February 2015

Midpines, CA, USA

IRISHFEST with Black Brothers Band--annual event offers great traditional Irish music & Ceilidh. Join us in this great fun at 7:30pm Bodie Room.  Show early for Irish foods starting 5:30pm.  

Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain ResortHostelling International - Midpines 6979 Highway 140 

P.O. Box 81 Midpines, CA 95345

 866.826.7108 or 209.966.6666

 

January 29, 2015

Bobbi Nikles Solo fiddle

Creativity Explored Opening Event

3245 16th St.

San Francisco, 94103

 

January 23, 2015 7pm Friday

Black Brothers Band

Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep Auditorium

1055 Ellis St. San Francisco, 94109

 

January 22, 2015 6:30pm Thursday

Bobbi Nikles Solo fiddle

Randall Museum

199 Museum Way, SanFrancisco CA 94114

Fiddle Music of the Sea

 

January 19, 2015

Douce Ambiance plays

Caffe Trieste, Berkeley

2500 Shattuck Ave.

 

January 11, 2015

Bobbi Nikles with Kyle Alden

private party, Mill Valley

 

Dec 4 and 5, 2014, 6-9pm

Douce Ambiance plays Creativity Explored Holiday Parties

3245 16th (@Guerrero St.)

San Francisco, CA 94103

www.douceambiance.com

www.creativityexplored.com

 

Nov 15, 2014 1-8pm

Douce Ambiance plays private party

Berkeley, CA

 

Nov 2, 2014, 5-7pm

Douce Ambiance plays

Caffe Trieste, Berkeley

2500 Shattuck Ave.

 

August 17, 2014, 2-5pm

Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco

Bobbi Nikles and Paul Kotapish play private event

 

August 14, 2014, 7-9pm

Douce Ambiance plays Creativity Explored Gallery

Opening for "Shoerageous" exhibit 

3245 16th St. (@ Guerrero St.) San Francisco, 94103

 

April 5, 2014

Pacifica Performances

1220 Linda Mar Blvd.

Pacifica, CA 94044

650-355-1882

www.pacificaperformances.org

 

March 28, 2014, 6-9pm

Douce Ambiance plays Anniversary party RJO

Private San Francisco event

www.douceambiance.com

 

March 16, 2014, 12-3pm

Keanne's 3300 Club

Black Brothers

3300 Mission St.

San Francisco,CA 94110

 

March 15, 2014, 8pm 

Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

Black Brothers Band in concert in Berkeley

2020 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94704

www.thefreight.org/black-brothers-2

 

March 14, 2014, Kathy Holly Presents

Irish cultural Center St. Patrick's Luncheon

2700 45th Ave

SanFrancisco, CA 94116

 

March 14, 2014, 7:30pm

Black Brothers Band in concert

Trinity Cathedral

81 N. 2nd St., San Jose CA 95113

www.sanjosedublin.org

 

March 12, 2014 8pm

Black Brothers Band in Concert at Throckmorton Theatre

142 Throckmorton, Mill Valley, CA 94942

www.throckmortontheatre.org

 

March 9, 2014 6pm

Black Brothers play Irish Cultural Center

2700 45th Ave

SanFrancisco, CA 94116

 

March 8, 2014, 7pm show

Pacific Grove

St. Mary's by the Sea Church

146 12th St. , Pacific Grove, CA

www.stmarysbythesea.org

 

February 14, 2014 Friday evening 7-9pm

Bobbi and Roland serenade you on Valentines Day

Smitten Ice Cream

432 Octavia St. #1a ( at Hayes St.) 

San Francisco, CA 94102

 

San Francisco,CA February 10, 2014 10am

Bobbi and Roland special artist performance

Creativity Explored

3245 16th St. (@ Guerrero St.) San Francisco, 94103

www.creativityexplored.com



January 26, 2014, 10am-2pm

Kensington Farmer's Market

Douce Ambiance plays gypsy jazz

Colusa Circle, Kensington

 

January 25, 2014, 7pm

Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

Opening for show in the foyer

Douce Ambiance plays gypsy jazz

2020 Addison St., Berkeley CA 94704

 

November 9, 2013, 8pm show

Occidental 

Black Brothers Band plays Occidental Center for the Arts

www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org  707-874-9392  

 

November 9, 2013 4pm radio in Novato 

Black Brothers Band on KRCB radio

Robin Pressman's "Our Roots Are Showing Show" FM 90.9 & 91.1 

 

November 4, 2013

Douce Ambiance plays Mission Pie 6:30-8:30pm

Great music, great vibe and great pie (sweet & savory) in the Mission!

www.missionpie.com

 

October 25, 2013, 8pm show
Black Brothers Band at The Sleeping Lady in Fairfax
Opening for weekend long Fairfax Fleadh
https://fairfaxirishfestival.eventbrite.com/‎
Great shows and events all weekend! 
23 Broadway Blvd. 
Fairfax
415-485-1182


October 7, 2013, Douce Ambiance at Mission Pie 6:30-8:30pm

 

October 6, 2013

Douce Ambiance private party in Berkeley

 

September 9, 2013, Douce Ambiance at Mission Pie 

 

September 8, 2013

Black Brothers Band plays private party in Napa, 6-10pm

 

August 21, 2013

Berkeley

Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse--8pm

Invariably MCGARRIGLE with collaboration of dance, music and song. 

http://www.thefreight.org/invariably-mcgarrigle-variety-show

 

August 17, 2013

KALX on your radio dial, live at 9pm

Invariably McGarrigle show plays on KALX from 9-10pm

Get a feel (and sound) for our upcoming show Wednesday (August 21)

at The Freight!  There might even be dancing on the radio!

 

August 12, 2013

Douce Ambiance plays Mission Pie 630-8:30pm

Great music, great vibe and great pie (sweet & savory) in the Mission!

www.missionpie.com

 

August 11, 2013

Douce Ambiance plays a private function in San Francisco. You can have us play 

event too!

 

Aug 8-11, 2013

Butte, Montana

Black Brothers Band plays at the Butte Irish Festival: An Ri Ra

 

July 20, 2013

Lafayette

Bobbi is featured fiddler with Wayne Henderson, the acclaimed guitarist & luthier.

Mighty Fine Guitars, 8pm show

85 Lafayette Circle, CA 94549

www.mightyfineguitars.com

 

June 20, 2013

San Francisco

Douce Ambiance plays our favorite Creativity Explored Gallery

Opening for new exhibit Thursday, June 20, 6-8:30pm

3245 16th St. (@ Guerrero St.) San Francisco, 94103

www.creativityexplored.com



June 3, 2013

San Francisco
​Douce Ambiance serenades the pie eaters every first Monday at Mission Pie
San Francisco, at Mission and 25th St.
Great music, great vibe and great pie (sweet & savory) in the Mission!

www.missionpie.com

May 27, 2013

Douce Ambiance plays the annual Pt. Richmond all city garage sale!

Pt Richmond at the Square in front of Masquers Playhouse.

8:00 am - 10:00 am, an annual tradition!



26 April 2013 The Black Brothers at a private function at Cavallo Point, Sausolito



21 April 2013 The Black Brothers play at a private house concert in Berkeley

20 April 2013 - Just Added!
​San Jose (CA)

Appearing with the great Hani Naser - percussionist and oud player
San Jose Convention Center
6 pm show

 

19 April 2013

San Francisco (CA)
The Black Brothers in Concert at Collins Theater
Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory School
1055 Ellis St. San Francisco
Phone: 415-775-6626

 



 

 



 

                                                        photo Doug McKechnie