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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Virtual Concert for Josie's Place
This Saturday at 7pm there will be a virtual concert for Josie's Place, a great local non-profit. I'll be the MC and will perform along with 8 other outstanding performers.
You can access the benefit concert at that time on my Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/jim.bruno.98 For those of you not on Facebook, don't worry, I will also send out a YouTube link via email, also at that time.
The performers, in alphabetical order, are as follows... Danny Allen Karen Almquist Wendy Beckerman Hiram Bell Jim Bruno Paul Griffiths Dennis Juarez Mick Shaffer Maurice Tani
Josie’s Place is a local non-profit that provides support in a safe and caring environment, to children, teens, and their families in the San Francisco Bay Area who are grieving a death of a family member or friend.
Learn more at https://josiesplace.org/
Please help us promote this event supporting a great organization doing really important work for our community.
I hope you can join us on Saturday!
Jim Bruno, Carol Denney and Hiram Bell
Looking forward to a great night of music and laughs with my good friends; Carol Denney and Hiram Bell!
Jim Bruno, Maurice Tani and Joe Rut
I'm looking forward to sharing the stage with two truly outstanding songwriters; my old friend, Maurice Tani and my new friend, Joe Rut! Oh yeah and it's BYOB!
$10 - $20 Sliding Scale
Jim Bruno with Marty Atkinson
I'll be performing from 5pm to 7pm at Amado's. My good friend, Marty Atkinson, will be helping me out on guitar. No cover.
Jim Bruno, Paul Griffiths and George Kincheloe
Looking forward to performing with Paul Griffiths and George Kincheloe. Both outstanding songwriters.
Beatles Night Benefit Performance
BEATLES NIGHT COMING UP ON JANUARY 11th! Coming up on January 11th at Amado's in San Francisco, Beatles Night for Josie's Place, a local non-profit that helps young people and their families to cope with grief. We've got ten great performers each doing two Beatle Songs including Wendy Beckerman, Karen Almquist, Dennis Fleming, Maurice Tani, Dennis Juarez, John Palme, Chris Jefferies, Mick Shaffer, Paul Griffths and me. We did this in September and it was so much fun that we had to do it again! Come on out and have a great time for a great cause. Amado's is at 998 Valencia in SF. Showtime is at 8pm. You can but tickets here https://bpt.me/4457305
Jim Bruno, Marty Atkinson and Scott Beynon
This one's going to be fun! Marty Atkinson and Scott Beynon are both fine songwriters. Marty and Scott both play in the Atkinson, Kincheloe, Beynon Band.
Paul Griffiths CD Release Show with Special Guests; Jim Bruno, Michael McNevin and Meredith Edgar
I'm looking forward to being a special guest for Paul Griffiths' CD Release Show at one of my favorite venues. The Lost Church.
Jim Bruno, Maurice Tani and Carl Solomon
I'll be joining two great songwriters; Maurice Tani and Carl Solomon. Maurice is a local favorite and Carl's coming in from Portland. Don't miss this one!
Beatles Night Benefit Performance
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.
Jim Bruno with Hiram Bell and Wendy Beckerman
Joining me will be two outstanding performers; Hiram Bell, ukulele virtuoso, and Wendy Beckerman, a truly great songwriter. It's going to be a great evening!
Jim Bruno with Mark Soljacich & Brian Sandstrom
I'm looking forward to my annual performance at the Blue Island Beer Company. Joining me will be Mark Soljacich and Brian Sandstrom. This is going to be a hell of a party!
Jim Bruno, Carol Denney and Jamie Purnell
Looking forward to this one! I'll be performing with old friend, Carol Denney and celebrating the return of Jamie Purnell to the Clock Tower Music Series.
Juliette's Calvalcade of Songwriters
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 email@example.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!!
I'll be teaching a new Songwriting Class starting on July 9th. The class will last six weeks and is appropriate for all levels. You can take the class on Tuesdays at 6:30pm or entirely online. For more information please go to https://www.thefreight.org/
Jim Bruno and Carol Denney
I'll be performing along with Carol Denney at the beautiful Art House Gallery in Berkeley. It's going to be a great night! Don't miss it.
Jim Bruno, Bob Hillman & Tom Gewecke
I'm looking forward to performing with two outstanding songwriters; Bob Hillman and Tom Gewecke in one of my favorite intimate venues, Clock Tower Music.
Songwriting Classes - Enroll ASAP
My "Second Spring" Songwriting classes will be starting on May 20th. All levels are welcome. You can take the class online or on campus on Monday afternoons at 3pm