Jim Bruno's songs have been recorded by Shawn Colvin, Chuck Prophet, Mary Lou Lord, Cliff Eberhardt, Thad Cockrell, Maurice Tani and Laurie MacAllister. 

As a performing songwriter he has performed with or opened shows for the following artists: Shawn Colvin, Timothy B Schmidt, Graham Parker, John Gorka, Charlie Musselwhite, Joe Ely, Greg Brown, Mary Lou Lord, Steve Forbert, Bill Morrissey, Big Twist, and Cliff Eberhardt.  He’s performed at the Greenwich Village Folk Festival, the Udine Folk Festival in Udine, Italy and has toured five times in Europe. He also played bass, guitar and sang in the Shawn Colvin Band for a number of years and often performed with Shawn as a duet.

He also teaches songwriting at Foothill College and at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley. 

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Previous events


Paul Griffiths CD Release Show with Special Guests; Jim Bruno, Michael McNevin and Meredith Edgar

The Lost Church, 65 Capp Street, San Francisco

I'm looking forward to being a special guest for Paul Griffiths' CD Release Show at one of my favorite venues. The Lost Church.


Beatles Night Benefit Performance

Noe Valley Ministry , 1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco

This is going to be a very special night. Ten performers each doing two Beatle Songs and all of the money going to a great cause...Josie's Place, a non-profit organization that helps young people deal with grief. Please come! You'll have a great time and you'll be supporting a great organization.

Juliette's Calvalcade of Songwriters

Campbell, CA

Juliette McDonald presents another Round Robin Singer Song Writer house concert series, featuring some of the best singer songwriters of our day with local artist: Tom Gewecke, Paul Griffiths, Jim Bruno, Bob Greenhouse and Juliette McDonald. Please join us on Sunday, August 11th at 2:30 pm for a house concert in Campbell. $15 - $20 donation, kids half price, all- proceeds go to the artists. RSVP at mcdonaldjuliette@aol.com or (408) 373-6252 -- we expect to sell out. Please do feel free to pass this onto anyone you feel would be interested, but please RSVP -- we do want to have a happy and full group!!