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KZSU's Lively List of Live Music Happenings

Last change: 2018-11-20

This list has entries from Steve Koepke's The List, plus some other shows entered by your friends at KZSU. It's generated automatically. Also check these other calendars.

If you have any corrections or additions, please contact Steve K. himself. His address is around here somewhere.


Where are all these places anyway?

DJs: please do not mention prices on the air.


Happenings Happening Near Our Listeners

Tuesday, November 20

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Delta Sleep, Wander, Rex Means King
Notes: rated **, all ages, $12/$15, 8pm/8:30pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Kalin White
Notes: rated **, 16+, $15/$18, 7:30pm/8pm
Fox Theater, Oakand
  Cat Power, Willis Earl Beal
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $39.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.
  Tori Kelly
Notes: rated **, all ages, $45, 8pm
Knockout, S.F.
  Wilderness Dream
Notes: rated **, 21+, 8:30pm/9pm
Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland
  Half Stack, Heavens Blade, The Berries (Seattle)
Notes: rated **, all ages, $7, 7pm
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Death Valley Girls, Gymshorts (Providence, R.I.), Sabertooth Rockers
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $10/$12, 8pm
Rite Spot, S.F.
  Ted Savarese And Friends
Notes: rated **, all ages, 8:30pm
Warfield, S.F.
  Good Charlotte, Sleeping With Sirens, Knuckle Puck, The Dose
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs

Wednesday, November 21

August Hall, S.F.
  Kiiara, Abir
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  The Mystery Lights, DZR, The Tomb Weavers
Notes: rated **, 16+, $12/$14, 8:30pm/9pm
Chapel, S.F.
  Midnight North, Dewey Decibel System
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20, 8pm
City National Civic, San Jose
  Alesso (Stockholm, Sweden)
Notes: rated **, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs
Civic Auditorium, S.F.
  Illenium
Notes: rated **, 18+, $50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs (21/23 sold out)
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  Steven Page Trio, Wesley Stace (John Wesley Harding)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $26/$30, 7pm/8pm
Goldfield Trading Post, Sacramento
  Hellbound Glory
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $8/$10, 8pm
Ivy Room, Albany
  The Muddy Roses, Margaret Belton
Notes: rated **, 21+, 8pm (Food Drive Fundraiser)
Jack London Elbo Room, Oakland
  The Towns (ep release), Sour Widows, Small Chimes
Notes: rated **, 21+, $10, 8:30pm
New Parish, Oakland
  Ill.Gates, Ahee, Torbjorn, Drmwvr
Notes: rated **, 21+, $5-$10, 9pm
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Minzy
Notes: rated **, all ages, $50/$60, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Rite Spot, S.F.
  Ramrod Romeos
Notes: rated **, all ages
Shark Tank, San Jose
  Fleetwood Mac
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $300-$70, 6:30pm/8pm, no ins/outs
UC Theater, Berkeley
  Circles Around The Sun
Notes: rated **, all ages, $22.50, 8pm, no ins/outs
Warfield, S.F.
  Ministry, Carpenter Brut, Alien Weaponry
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29.50-$50, 6:30pm/7:15pm, no ins/outs, pit warning

Friday, November 23

1015, 1015 Folsom Street, S.F.
  Justin Martin
Notes: rated **, 21+, 10pm
Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  Municipal Waste, High On Fire, Toxic Holocaust, Haunt
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $24.50, 6pm/7pm, pit warning
Brick and Mortar, S.F. ^
  Matt Simons, Chris Ayer
Notes: rated **, all ages, $10/$13, 8pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Stellar Corpses
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $12/$15, 7:30pm/8pm, pit warning
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Deorro
Notes: rated ***, 18+, $27/$35, 8pm/9pm
Chapel, S.F.
  Birds Of Chicago
Notes: rated **, all ages, $16/$20, 9pm
Civic Auditorium, S.F.
  Illenium
Notes: rated **, 18+, $50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs (21/23 sold out)
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Chase Atlantic, Cherry Pools, Riley
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $12/$15, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Los Lobos, X, Jane Wiedlin
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  Tuck And Patti
Notes: rated **, all ages, $30/$34, 7pm/8pm
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Fleetwood Mac
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Wednesday 13, Davey Suicide, Tigerchrist, Blacksheep
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15, 7pm, pit warning
Independent, S.F.
  Zion I
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20/$25, 8:30pm/9pm
Ivy Room, Albany
  The Circuit Jerks (tribute)
Notes: rated **, 21+, $10, 9pm
Knockout, S.F.
  Durty Whyte Boots, Rock & Roll Adventure Kids, Rantouls, Pops & The Jerks
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $8, pit warning
Miners Foundry, 325 Spring Street, Nevada City
  Circus Tents, The Force (In Honor of Chad Cox)
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15
Monarch, S.F.
  Mark Slee, Tobin Ellsworth, Benjamin K, James Houdini, Ledet, The Craig Show, Prehistory Reptiles
Notes: rated **, 21+, $5-$15, 9:30pm
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Father
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$25, 8:30pm (under 21 plus $5)
Paramount Theater, Oakland
  Amy Schumer
Notes: rated **, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs (new date)
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Behemoth (Poland), At The Gates, Wolves In The Throne Room
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $30/$35, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs, pit warning
Slim's, S.F.
  Vista Kicks
Notes: rated **, 6+, $15/$18, 8pm/9pm
thee Parkside, S.F.
  The Doormats, Sunset Republic, Free Radicals
Notes: rated ***, 21+, 9pm
UC Theater, Berkeley
  Every Time I Die, Turnstile, Angel Dust, Vein
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs, pit warning
Warfield, S.F.
  Jorja Smith, Ravyn Lenae
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $27.50, 8pm, no ins/outs (fri sold out)
Yoshi's, Oakland
  The Spinners
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $39, 7:30pm/8pm ($75 vip)

Saturday, November 24

August Hall, S.F.
  dj Chase & dj Status, Jamal b2b Flaco, Adept, emcee Yell
Notes: rated **, 21+, $15/$20, 10pm/10pm
Bender's, S.F.
  The Down And Dirty Rhythm Revue (two sets)
Notes: rated **, 21+, $5, 9pm/10pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Perhapsy (album release), Small Crush, Fell Runner, Same Girls
Notes: rated **, all ages, $10/$12, 8:30pm/9pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Machine Head
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $28/$30, 7:30pm/9pm, pit warning
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Joey Trap
Notes: rated **, 16+, $14/$16, 8:30pm/9pm
Civic Auditorium, S.F.
  Illenium
Notes: rated **, 18+, $50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs (21/23 sold out)
Cooper's Aleworks, 235 Commercial Street, Nevada City
  The Mermen
Notes: rated ***, 21+, 9pm
Father Paddy's Irish Pub, 435 Main Steer, Woodland
  Abandon Theory
Notes: rated **, 21+, 7pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Los Lobos, X, Jane Wiedlin
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Lindsey Stirling
Notes: rated **, all ages, 7pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  postponed: Barry Goldberg, Harvey Gravenites
Notes:
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Bret Bollinger & The Bad Habits
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15/$20, 7pm
Independent, S.F.
  Lyrics Born, Diego's Umbrella
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20/$25, 8:30pm/9pm
Independent, S.F.
  AlunaGeorge
Notes: rated **, 21+, $25, 8:30pm/9pm
Ivy Room, Albany
  Back To Black Band (tribute)
Notes: rated **, 21+, $10, 8:30pm
Masonic, S.F.
  Chris D'Elia
Notes: rated **, all ages, $38.50/$28.50, 7pm/8pm
Paramount Theatre, Oakland
  The O'Jays
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  4B
Notes: rated **, 18+, $25/$30, 9pm, no ins/outs
Rite Spot, S.F.
  Burl Haggard (9pm), Aaron Hammerman (6pm)
Notes: rated **, all ages, 6pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Destroy Boys, Beach Bums, El Chisme, Trash Vampires
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $15, 8pm/9pm
thee Parkside, S.F.
  The Skatalites, The Steady 45s, Monkey
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20, 8pm
UC Theater, Berkeley
  High On Fire, Municipal Waste, Toxic Holocaust, Haunt
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $27.50, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs, pit warning, soldout likely
Warfield, S.F.
  Jorja Smith, Ravyn Lenae
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $27.50, 8pm, no ins/outs (fri sold out)
Yoshi's, Oakland
  The Spinners
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $39, 7:30pm/8pm ($75 vip)

Sunday, November 25

924 Gilman Street, Berkeley
  Bleach, Fetal Alcohol, Syndrome, Fat Lizzy
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $5, 6pm/6:30pm, pit warning (Yung Punx Nite)
Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  Waterparks, I Don't Know How But They Found Me, Nick Gray, Super Whatevr
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $19/$22, 6pm/7pm
Arena, Oakland
  Fleetwood Mac
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $300-$70, 6:30pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  John Nolan, Static & Surrender, Zachary Blizzard
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15, 7pm/8pm
Chapel, S.F.
  Joshua Radin, Lily Kershaw
Notes: rated **, all ages, $40/$45, 7pm/8pm
City National Civic, San Jose
  Darci Lynne Farmer
Notes: rated **, all ages, $29.75-$99.75, 3pm, no ins/outs
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Bret Bollinger & The Bad Habits, Magic Moments
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15/$19, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Jack London Elbo Room, Oakland
  The Warhols, New Car Smell, The Color Six, The Doms, Misticancestral, White Lighter
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $10/$13, 8pm
Yoshi's, Oakland
  The Spinners
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $39, 7:30pm/8pm ($75 vip)

Monday, November 26

Cafe du Nord, S.F.
  Doe Paoro, Soft Power
Notes: rated **, 21+, $12/$15, 7:30pm
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus
Notes: rated **, all ages, $29.50, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Dom Kennedy, Cozz, Jay 305, Warm Brew
Notes: rated **, all ages, $25/$30, 8pm, no ins/outs

Tuesday, November 27

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Jarbo, Callow
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $15, 8pm/8:30pm
Chapel, S.F.
  Molly Nilsson
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15, 8pm
City National Civic, San Jose
  Iggy Azalea, Cupcakke
Notes: rated **, all ages, $50
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, lucy Dacus
Notes: rated **, all ages, $29.50, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs
Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Avenue, S.F.
  The Tallest Man On Earth
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $45, 8pm, no ins/outs
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Travis Thompson
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15/$18, 7pm
Independent, S.F.
  Shallou, Japanese Wallpaper
Notes: rated **, 21+, $15/$18, 7:30pm/8pm (sold out)
Knockout, S.F.
  Disastroid, The Mudlords, Vulgar Trade, dj Rob Metal
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $8, 8:30pm/9pm, pit warning
Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.
  Jimmy Carr
Notes: rated **, all ages, $37.50, 6:30pm/7:30pm
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Next Town Down
Notes: rated **, all ages, $10/$15, 7pm/8pm
Rite Spot, S.F.
  12 String Roulette
Notes: rated **, all ages, 8:30pm

Wednesday, November 28

Arena, Oakland
  Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $47-$75, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  The Brevet, The Jacks
Notes: rated **, 16+, $20/$25, 8pm/9pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Bhad Bhabie
Notes: rated **, 16+, $20/$25, 8pm/9pm
Chapel, S.F.
  Thumpasaurus
Notes: rated **, all ages, $12, 8pm
Elbo Room, S.F.
  Kokomo Hum, Niveles & The Sunset Shipwrecks
Notes: rated **, 21+, $8, 9pm
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  Miramar
Notes: rated **, all ages, $18/$22, 7pm/8pm
Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Avenue, S.F.
  The Tallest Man On Earth
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $45, 8pm, no ins/outs
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Unearth, Fit For An Autopsy, The Agony Scene, I Am, Vice Versa
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $18/$20, 6pm, pit warning
Independent, S.F.
  Shallou, Japanese Wallpaper
Notes: rated **, 21+, $15/$18, 7:30pm/8pm (sold out)
Ivy Room, Albany
  Suzanne Sterling, Linda Moody, Kim Lembo
Notes: rated **, 21+, $10, 8pm
New Parish, Oakland
  The Widdler, Pushloop, Zipse, Shadow Spirit
Notes: rated **, 21+, $5-$10, 9pm
Rite Spot, S.F.
  Maldito Tango
Notes: rated **, all ages, 8:30pm

Thursday, November 29

Amoeba Music, S.F.
  Richard Lloyd
Notes: rated **, all ages, 6pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Travis Thompson
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15/$18, 8pm/8:30pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Armnhmr, William Black, Louie The 1st
Notes: rated **, 18+, $15/$22, 8pm/9pm
Chapel, S.F.
  Red Fang, Telekinetic Yeti
Notes: rated **, all ages, $27/$30, 9pm
Elbo Room, S.F.
  Ben Pirani & The Means Of Production, dj's
Notes: rated **, 21+, $8, 9pm
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Tash Sultana (Melbourne), Ocean Alley
Notes: rated **, all ages, $45, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  John Waters, dj Omar
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $55, 7pm/8pm, soldout likely (seated)
Jack London Elbo Room, Oakland
  Castle, Slough Feg, Owl
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $10/$12, 8pm, pit warning
Knockout, S.F.
  Turn Me On Dead Man, Eyes Like Ice, The Tunnel
Notes: rated **, 21+, $6, 9pm/9:30pm
Masonic, S.F.
  Ingrid Michaelson
Notes: rated **, all ages
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  RANCID
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $50, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs, pit warning (Benefit for Ohlhoff Recovery Program)
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Elley Duhe
Notes: rated **, all ages, $10/$12, 8pm
Rite Spot, S.F.
  CPT NPT
Notes: rated **, all ages, 9pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Larry June
Notes: rated **, 6+, $15/$20, 7pm/8pm
Swedish American Hall, S.F.
  Mr Little Jeans
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$24, 7pm
Yoshi's, Oakland
  Terri Odabi And Wee Wille Walker, The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
Notes: rated **, 21+

Friday, November 30

Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  The Dan Band
Notes: rated **, all ages, $22, 7pm/8pm
August Hall, S.F.
  A.C.E
Notes: rated **, all ages, $55, 6pm/7pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  The Chocolate Watchband, The Ogres, The Young Elders, dj Sid Presley
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $25, 8:30pm/9pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Sammy Johnson
Notes: rated **, 16+, $25/$28, 8:30pm/9pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Long Beach Dub All-Stars
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $18/$20, 8pm/9pm
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Brother Ali
Notes: rated **, all ages, $24, 7:30pm/8:30pm ($75 vip)
Eli's Mile High Club, Oakland
  Ben Pirani & The Means Of Production, B-Side Brujas, Raza Del Soul
Notes: rated **, 21+, $10/$15, 8pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Old 97's, Caseymagic, Rhett Miller (solo acoustic)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $26.50, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Tash Sultana (Melbourne), Ocean Alley
Notes: rated **, all ages, $45, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  Shelley Doty X-tet
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$24, 7pm/8pm
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento &
  Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $40-$80, 2pm/3pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Whitey Morgan, Alex Williams
Notes: rated **, 6+, $25, 8pm/9pm ($75 vip)
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  The Number 12 Looks Like You, Rolo Tomassi, Arsonists Get All The Girls, Enter: Villain
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15, 6:30pm, pit warning
Independent, S.F.
  Dragon Smoke
Notes: rated **, 21+, $42.50/$45, 8:30pm/9pm
Italian American Social Club, 25 Russia Ave., S.F.
  Alpha Rhythm Kings
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15/$20, 8pm
Ivy Room, Albany
  Gentleman Surfer, PG13 (record release), Slombis
Notes: rated **, 21+, $10, 8:30pm
Jack London Elbo Room, Oakland
  Dona Francisca, dj Carioaca
Notes: rated **, 21+, $10, 9pm
Knockout, S.F.
  Pat Thomas Band, Half Stack, Datenight (Nashville, TN), Freak No Hitter
Notes: rated **, 21+, $8, 9pm/9:30pm
Masonic, S.F.
  Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen
Notes: rated **, all ages, $120-$90, 7pm/8pm
Mezzanine, S.F. two shows
  Kasbo, Vancouver Sleep Clinic
Notes: rated ***, 21+ (late show sold out)
Moe's Alley, 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz
  Blitzen Trapper
Notes: rated ***, 21+, 8pm
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Beauz, Sas Quach, Jozn
Notes: rated **, 18+, $15/$30, 8pm/8:30pm (under 21 plus $5)
Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland
  Beryl & Nicole, James Lanman
Notes: rated **, all ages, $10, 7pm (early show)
Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland
  Adult School, Collin Ludlow, Mattson, Alek Barkats
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $7, 10pm, pit warning (late show)
Piedmont Piano Company, 1728 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland
  Erik Deutsch
Notes: rated **, all ages
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  How To Dress Well, dj Aaron Axelsen
Notes: rated **, 18+, $16/$18, 9pm
Rite Spot, S.F.
  Allison Lovejoy (Pianist)
Notes: rated **, all ages, 9pm
Ritz, San Jose
  The Faction, The Old Firm Casuals
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20/$25, 8pm, pit warning
Slim's, S.F.
  Palaye Royale, Bones, Dead Posey, AnastasiaMax
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $18/$22, 6pm/7pm
Starline Social Club, Oakland
  Justus Proffit, Jay Som, Boy Scouts, Toner
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $14/$16, 8pm/9pm
UC Theater, Berkeley
  The Black Dahlia Murder, Pig Destroyer, Power Trip, Ghoul, Khemmis, Gost, Skeletal Remains
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 6pm/6:30pm, no ins/outs, pit warning
Uptown, Oakland
  Fleetwood Macrame (tribute)
Notes: rated **, 21+, $10/$15, 9pm
Yoshi's, Oakland
  John Santos, Kenny Washington, Jose Roberto Hernandez
Notes: rated **, 21+

Saturday, December 01

924 Gilman Street, Berkeley
  Violent Opposition, Embryonic Devourment, Extraction, These Bastards
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm, pit warning
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Spendtime Palace, Locus Pocus, Bear Call, Brazen Youth
Notes: rated **, all ages, $12, 8pm/8:30pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Keak Da Sneak, Rich Rocka, Chris Rene
Notes: rated **, 16+, $21/$25, 8:30pm/9pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Dom Kennedy, Cozz, Jay 305, Warm Brew
Notes: rated **, 16+, $25/$30, 8pm/9pm
City National Civic, San Jose
  Crush
Notes: rated **, all ages, $80/$70/$60, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Fillmore, S.F.
  Melvin Seals & JGB, Dave Ellis, One Big Guitar, Dan Lebowitz, Bo Carper
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $75, 7:30pm/8pm, no ins/outs (Benefit for the Rex Foundation)
Goldfield Trading Post, Sacramento
  Hot Water Music (acoustic), Kevin Seconds, Cities You Wish You Were From
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 6:30pm (Cast Hope Benefit)
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Palaye Royale, Bones, Dead Posey
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $17/$20, 6pm
House of Rock, Santa Rosa
  Beer Drinkers And Hell Raisers (tribute), Destroyer (tribute)
Notes: rated **, all ages, 7pm/8pm (under 18 with adult)
Independent, S.F.
  Jmsn (Detroit, MI), August 08
Notes: rated **, 21+, $20/$23, 9pm
Ivy Room, Albany
  Year Of The Fist, The Lucky Eejits, Grumpster
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $8, 9pm, pit warning (Punks with Lunch Benefit)
Jack London Elbo Room, Oakland
  Feral Ohms, Pharlee, Older Sun
Notes: rated **, 21+, 9pm
Masonic, S.F.
  Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $135-$45, 7pm/8pm
Moe's Alley, 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz
  The English Beat
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $30, 9pm
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Akae Beka, Dubtonic Kru
Notes: rated **, 18+, $20, 8:30pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Paramount, Oakland
  Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Oakland Interfaith Youth Choir, Lauren Byrd, Josh Carter
Notes: rated **, all ages, $17-$47, 10pm
Phoenix Theater, Petaluma
  Cyborg Octopus, Sepulchre, Wroht, Scythe, Mournful Cries
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $10/$12, 7:30pm/8pm, pit warning
Ritz, San Jose
  Power Trip
Notes: rated ***, 21+, pit warning
Senator Theater, Chico
  Whitey Morgan, Alex Williams
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Yob (Eugene, OR), Khorada
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25/$30, 7pm/8pm, pit warning
Streetlight Records, San Jose
  Jeremy Clyde
Notes: rated **, all ages, 4pm
Toot's Tavern, Crockett
  Skitzo
Notes: rated ***, 21+, 9pm, pit warning
UC Theater, Berkeley
  Sammy Johnson, Etana, Nomad, Swells
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $40, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs
Warfield, S.F.
  Armnhmr, Kill Paris, William Black, Jstn b2b Neszlo, Zealeon
Notes: rated ***, 18+, $20-$35, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Winter's Tavern, Pacifica
  Archer Nation, Dance Party Boys, Simple Revenge
Notes: rated ***, 21+, 9pm

Sunday, December 02

924 Gilman Street, Berkeley
  Apes Of The State, Dogtooth & Nail, Wayfairy, Just Nick, Dylan Mattioda
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $8, 6pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Matadore, Adam Brookes, Errors>, The Same
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $10, 2pm/3pm (free BBQ)
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Brother Ali
Notes: rated **, 16+, $20/$24, 8:30pm/9pm
Chapel, S.F.
  Kimbra, Spencer Zahn, Dawn (sun)
Notes: rated **, all ages, $28/$32, 7pm/8pm (sold out)
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Blockhead, Yppah, Arms And Sleepers
Notes: rated **, all ages, $16/$19, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Perry Farrell's Kind Heaven Orchestra, Balkan Bump, Jerry's Kosher Deli
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $75, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  6lack, Tierra Whack, Summer Walker
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $49.50/$35, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Goldfield Trading Post, Sacramento
  Sammy Johnson, Melanie Fiona
Notes: rated **, all ages, $23/$25, 7:30pm
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  The Japanese House (Buckinghamshire, England)
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20/$22, 7pm/8pm
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Squirrel Nut Zippers
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29.50/$35, 7pm (Toys for Tots)
Independent, S.F.
  PJ Morton, Grace Weber
Notes: rated **, 21+, $20, 7:30pm/pm
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Ayokay
Notes: rated **, all ages, $10/$12, 8pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Oscar Jerome
Notes: rated **, 6+, $15, 7pm/8pm
Warfield, S.F.
  Michael Carbonaro (actor/magician)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $39.50, 8pm, no ins/outs

Monday, December 03

August Hall, S.F.
  Turnover, Spiritual Cramp, Healing Potpourri
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 7pm/8pm (Benefit La Casa De Las Madres)
Bender's, S.F. 21+ **
  Reverend Screaming Fingers at the Make-Out Room, S.F.
Notes: rated **, 21+, $5, 9pm
Cafe du Nord, S.F.
  Rituals Of Mine (L.A.)
Notes: rated **, 21+, $12/$15, 7:30pm
Chapel, S.F.
  Kimbra, Spencer Zahn, Dawn (sun)
Notes: rated **, all ages, $28/$32, 7pm/8pm (sold out)
Civic Auditorium, S.F.
  Nine Inch Nails, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Hmltd (London)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $80, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs, pit warning, soldout likely (monday sold out)
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Neko Case, Destroyer (solo)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $40.50/$50.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Magic Sword, Fashionista Boyfriend
Notes: rated **, all ages, $13/$15, 7pm
Masonic, S.F.
  Echo & The Bunnymen, Enation
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $55/$45/$37.50, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs
Metro, Oakland
  Godflesh (Birmingham, England)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Uniform, The Body, Author & Punisher, Street Sects
Notes: rated **, all ages, $12/$15, 8pm
Warfield, S.F.
  6Lack, Tierra Whack, Summer Walker
Notes: rated **, all ages, $35-$50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Tuesday, December 04

1234 Go! Records, Oakland
  Fred Thomas (Arbor, MI), Club Night
Notes: rated ***, all ages
August Hall, S.F.
  Pale Waves, Kailee Morgue, The Candescents
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $18, 7pm/8pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Lauren Sanderson, Sizzy Rocket
Notes: rated **, 21+, $12/$15, 8pm/8:30pm
Cafe du Nord, S.F.
  Kevin Krauter
Notes: rated **, 18+, $12/$14, 7:30pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Blockhead, Yppah, Arms And Sleepers
Notes: rated **, 16+, $15/$18, 8:30pm/9pm
Civic Auditorium, S.F.
  Nine Inch Nails, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Hmltd (London)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $80, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs, pit warning, soldout likely (monday sold out)
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Zebra
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $39/$44, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Willie Watson, Charlie Parr
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20/$25, 7pm/8pm
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Wafia, Aaron Taylor
Notes: rated **, all ages, $12/$14, 7pm
Independent, S.F.
  Raleigh Ritchie
Notes: rated **, 21+, $22/$25, 7:30pm/8pm
Knockout, S.F.
  Apopka Darkroom
Notes: rated ***, 21+, 8:30pm/9pm
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Queen Naija
Notes: rated **, all ages, 8:30pm (under 21 plus $5)
Paramount Theatre, Oakland
  Casting Crowns, Hannah Kerr
Notes: rated **, all ages, no ins/outs
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Heart Bones (songs of Dirty Dancing)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $22/$25, 8pm
Senator Theater, Chico
  Whitechapel, Chelsea Grin, Oceano, Slaughter To Prevail
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $18/$20, 7pm/7:30pm, pit warning
Slim's, S.F.
  Willie Watson, Charlie Parr
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20/$25, 8pm
Starline Social Club, Oakland
  Andy Shauf (solo), Tomberlin
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$22, 7pm/8pm

Wednesday, December 05

Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  Silverstein, Hawthorne Heights, As Cities Burn, Capstan
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $22, 6pm/7pm, pit warning
Arena, Oakland
  Justin Timberlake
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $250-$50, 8pm, no ins/outs ($270 ga floor)
Boardwalk, Orangevale
  Angel Vivaldi
Notes: rated **, maybe all ages, $18, 5:30pm/6:30pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Justin Courtney Pierre, Thin Lips
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Cafe du Nord, S.F.
  Sean Rowe
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $15/$18, 7:30pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Dirt Monkey, SubDocta
Notes: rated **, 18+, $15/$18, 8:30pm/9pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Whitechapel, Chelsea Grin, Oceano, Slaughter To Prevail
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $22/$25, 6:30pm/7:30pm, pit warning
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  John Maus
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20/$22, 7pm/8pm
Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma
  Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $45-$149, 7pm/8pm
Hopmonk Tavern, Novato
  Tony Lucca, The Contenders
Notes: rated **, 21+, $18/$25, 7pm/8pm (seated show)
Independent, S.F.
  Chelsea Jade
Notes: rated **, 21+, $15, 7:30pm/8pm
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Wingtip, dj Aaron Axelsen
Notes: rated **, all ages, $12/$15, 8pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Magic Sword
Notes: rated **, 6+, $16/$18, 7pm/8pm
Starline Social Club, Oakland
  The Soft Moon, Hide
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$22, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley
  Heart Bones (songs of Dirty Dancing)
Notes: rated ***, all ages

Thursday, December 06

Boardwalk, Orangevale
  The Guitar Collective
Notes: rated **, all ages
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Kitty Kat Fan Club
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15, 6pm/7pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  John Maus
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $18/$20, 8pm/8:30pm
Civic Auditorium, S.F.
  Louis The Child, Big Wild, R.Lum.R, Wafia
Notes: rated **, all ages, $43.50, 6:30pm, no ins/outs
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Dirt Monkey, Subdocta
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15/$18, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Dweezil Zappa
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $42.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Shakey Graves
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29.50, 8pm, no ins/outs
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  Mary Gauthier
Notes: rated **, all ages
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Thirty Seconds To Mars, Sublime With Rome, Elle King, Matt & Kim, The Crystal Method
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 6pm, no ins/outs (Alt 94.7 Electric Christmas)
Goldfield Trading Post, Sacramento
  Justin Courtney Pierre, Thin Lips
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $23/$25, 7:30pm
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Doyle, Twitch Angry, Banger
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15/$18, 6:30pm, pit warning
Independent, S.F.
  Sister Sparrow, The Dirty Birds
Notes: rated **, 21+, $20/$23, 7:30pm/8pm
Ivy Room, Albany
  Night Birds, Neighborhood Brats
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $12, 7:30pm/8:30pm, pit warning
Masonic, S.F.
  OneRepublic, Leon Bridges
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $75-$105, 7:30pm, no ins/outs (Alice in Winterland)
Midway, 900 Marin Street, S.F.
  Orbital, Lee Coombs
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $39.50, 7pm/8pm
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Alex Benjamin, dj Aaron Axelsen
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $14/$16, 8pm, soldout likely
Ritz, San Jose
  Zoso (tribute)
Notes: rated **, 21+
Slim's, S.F.
  Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, Drakulas (thr), Mean Jeans (thr), Glitter Wizard (fri)
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25/$27, 7pm/8pm, pit warning
Swedish American Hall, S.F.
  Suuns, Graham Van Pelt
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $16/$19, 7pm
UC Theater, Berkeley
  La Santa Cecilia
Notes: rated **, all ages, $32.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Warfield, S.F.
  Postmodern Jukebox
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $40, 8pm, no ins/outs

Friday, December 07

August Hall, S.F.
  Lemaitre
Notes: rated **, all ages, $25, 8pm/9pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Shad, Frak, Versoul
Notes: rated **, 21+, $13/$15, 8:30pm/9pm (hip hop)
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Cayucas
Notes: rated **, 16+, $15, 8:30pm/9pm
Empress Theater, Vallejo
  Christine Gambito
Notes: rated **, all ages, $35/$30/$25, 8pm, soldout likely
Fillmore, S.F.
  Little Steven, The Disciples Of Soul
Notes: rated **, all ages, $69.50, 7pm/8pm
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Bomba Estereo (Bogota, Colombia)
Notes: rated **, all ages, $32.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs, soldout likely
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Metallica, Jim Breuer
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $135/$65, 6pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs, soldout likely
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Pinback, Morricone Youth
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25/$27, 8pm/9pm
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Through The Roots
Notes: rated **, all ages, $13/$15, 6:30pm
Hopmonk Tavern, Novato
  Kevin Russell And Some Dangerous Friends, Twang Ditty, Crying Time
Notes: rated **, 21+, $15/$20, 7pm/8pm
Independent, S.F.
  Pamela Parker, Sit Kitty Sit, The Wyatt Act, Melissa Jones And No Lovely Thing, Amy Unauthorized, The Onyx, Jules Indelicato, Trixie & The Mudlords, Pamtastic Of Mutiny Radio, host Guinevere Q
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $15, 7:30pm/8pm (Benefit for Women Crush Music)
Jack London Elbo Room, Oakland
  The Primals, The White Light
Notes: rated **, 21+
New Parish, Oakland ^
  The Killer Queens (tribute), Material Girl (tribute)
Notes: rated **, 18+, $15, 8pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Lapalux
Notes: rated **, all ages, $16/$20, 9pm
Ritz, San Jose
  Suuns, Graham Van Pelt
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $11.50/$15, 7pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, Drakulas (thr), Mean Jeans (thr), Glitter Wizard (fri)
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25/$27, 7pm/8pm, pit warning
thee Parkside, S.F.
  Doyle, Memphis Murder Men, Blume
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $22/$25, 9pm, pit warning

Saturday, December 08

924 Gilman Street, Berkeley
  Shook Ones, Super Unison, Pity Party, Slow Bloom
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $10, 7:30pm/8pm, pit warning
Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  The DK Kennedys, T.S.O.L., Dwarves, M.D.C., Twitch Angry, The Moans
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $23/$26, 6pm, pit warning
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Laura Gibson, Meric Long, Sea Of Bees
Notes: rated **, all ages, $14/$17, 8pm/8:30pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  The Buttertones (L.A.), Tracy Bryant
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $12/$14, 8:30pm/9pm, pit warning
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  P-Lo, Allblack
Notes: rated **, 16+, $18/$20, 8pm/9pm
Empress Theater, Vallejo
  Momotombo SF
Notes: rated **, all ages, $25/$30, 7pm/8pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  The Allman Family Revival
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $40, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Ice Cube, Zapp, E-40, Mims, The Luniz
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $45, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs (V101 Holiday Jam)
Goldfield Trading Post, Sacramento
  Jessica Malone, Red Dirt Ruckus
Notes: rated **, all ages, $10/$15, 7:30pm
Hopmonk Tavern, Novato
  Illeagles (tribute
Notes: rated **, 21+, $25/$30, 8pm/9pm
House of Rock, Santa Rosa
  Zoso (tribute), Rock Revival
Notes: rated **, all ages, 7pm/8pm (under 18 with adult)
Independent, S.F.
  Royal Jelly Jive
Notes: rated **, 21+, $17/$20, 8:30pm/9pm
Knockout, S.F.
  Blackwulf, Archer Nation, Space Vacation
Notes: rated ***, 21+
Lost on Main, 319 Main Street, Chico
  Cypress Springs
Notes: rated **, 21+, $8/$10, 9pm/9:30pm
Masonic, S.F.
  She & Him
Notes: rated **, all ages
Metro, Oakland
  Fucked Up, Nopes
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $18/$20, 7:30pm/8:30pm, pit warning
Paramount Theater, Oakland
  Trey Anastasio
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $73-$63, 7:30pm, no ins/outs, soldout likely
Phoenix Theater, Petaluma
  Points North, Tempest Knights, Bill Decker Band, Em K
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $12/$15, 7pm
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Savoir Adore (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $13/$15, 8pm
Ritz, San Jose
  Pinback
Notes: rated ***, 21+
Shark Tank, San Jose
  Florence And The Machine (London), Death Cab For Cutie (Seattle), Bastille (London), Young The Giant, Chvrches (Glasgow, Scotland), Mike Shinoda, The Struts (Derby, U.K.), Elle King
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $26-$125, 6:30pm, no ins/outs (Alt 105.3 Not So Silent Night)
Slim's, S.F.
  The Slackers (N.Y.C.), The Aggrolites, Viernes 13
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $20/$25, 8pm/9pm
Starline Social Club, Oakland
  Once & The Future Band, Kamikaze Palm Tree, Nico Georis
Notes: rated **, 21+, $12/$15, 9pm
thee Parkside, S.F.
  Spite, Falsifier, Left Behind, Orthodox, Dephs Of Hatred
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15, 7pm, pit warning
UC Theater, Berkeley
  Dimond Saints, Thriftworks, Atyya
Notes: rated **, all ages, $27.50, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs

Sunday, December 09

924 Gilman Street, Berkeley
  Sour Widows, Scrim, Rosie Tucker (L.A.), Nightjars (L.A.), Difficult Objects
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $8, 5:30pm, pit warning
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Talib Kweli
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$25, 7pm/8pm
Independent, S.F.
  Peter Bjorn & John (North Sweden), Talos
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $25, 7:30pm/8pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Nothing,Nowhere, Wicca Phase Springs Eternal, Smrtdeath, St. Panther
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20/$22, 6:30pm/7:30pm
UC Theater, Berkeley
  The DK Kennedys, T.S.O.L., Dwarves, M.D.C., Screaming Bloody Marys
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $27.50/$30.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs, pit warning

Monday, December 10

Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  Atreyu, Mephis Mary Fire, Ice Nine Kills, Sleep Signals
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 6pm/7pm, pit warning
Balboa Theater, 3630 Balboa Street, S.F.
  Thou, MJ Guider
Notes: rated **, all ages
Bender's, S.F.
  Quintannica (tribute)
Notes: rated **, 21+, $5, 9pm
Cafe du Nord, S.F.
  Valley Maker
Notes: rated **, 21+
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Emma Ruth Rundle, Jaye Jayle
Notes: rated **, all ages, $13/$15, 8pm

Tuesday, December 11

1234 Go! Records, Oakland
  Thou (acoustic), MJ Guider
Notes: rated **, all ages, 7pm
Arena, Oakland
  Childish Gambino, Rae Sremmurd
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $129.50-$49.50, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs (new date)
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Tengger Cavalry
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20, 8pm/9pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  The Soft Moon, Hide
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $14/$16, 8:30pm/9pm, pit warning
Fillmore, S.F.
  Atreyu, Mephis May Fire, Ice Nine Kills, Sleep Signals
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $28.50, 6pm/7pm, pit warning
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Gary Cherone
Notes: rated **, 6+, $60/$65, 8pm
Hotel Utah, S.F.
  Advance Base, Lisa/Liza, Stephen Steinbrink
Notes: rated **, 21+
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Freddie Gibbs, G Perico
Notes: rated **, 18+, $20.50-$75, 8:30pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Minus The Bear, Tera Melos
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25/$30, 8pm/7pm, no ins/outs
Starline Social Club, Oakland
  Thou, Cell Rot, Gayphex Twin, MJ Guider
Notes: rated **, all ages, $10/$12, 7pm/8pm

Wednesday, December 12

Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  Minus The Bear, Tera Melos
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25.50, 7pm/8pm
Cafe du Nord, S.F.
  Tor Miller
Notes: rated **, 21+, $15, 7:30pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Beach Fossils, Wavves
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Kurt Vile And The Violators, Jessica Pratt (L.A.)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $36, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey, Music To Life
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $57/$50/$54, 7pm/8pm (thr sold out)
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Pinegrove
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $20, 7pm/8pm (sold out)
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  VNV Nation
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $32.50/$35, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs
Shark Tank, San Jose
  Childish Gambino, Rae Sremmurd
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $130-$50, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs (new date)
Starline Social Club, Oakland
  Conner Youngblood (Nashville, TN)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $18/$22, 7:30pm/8:30pm

Thursday, December 13

August Hall, S.F.
  White Panda, Caye, New City
Notes: rated ***, 18+, $25, 10pm/10pm ($45/$85 vip)
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Moonweather, Go By Ocean, Yoya
Notes: rated **, 21+, $12, 8:30pm/9pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Beach Fossils, Wavves
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Willie Nelson & Family
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $125/$95/$75, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs, soldout likely
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey, Music To Life
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $57/$50/$54, 7pm/8pm (thr sold out)
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Broadside, With Confidence, Sleep On It, Small Talks
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15/$18, 6pm
Independent, S.F.
  Rose Droll, Pardoner, Soar
Notes: rated **, 21+, $13/$15, 7:30pm/8pm
Masonic, S.F.
  Sublime With Rome, Iration, Mt. Joy
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $58/$43, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs (KFOG Concert for Kids)
New Parish, Oakland ^
  The White Buffalo
Notes: rated **, 18+, $20, 8pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Slim's, S.F.
  Ezra Furman, Michael Rault
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $18/$20, 7pm/8pm
Starline Social Club, Oakland
  Element Brass Band, Grand Avenue Soul
Notes: rated **, 21+, $12/$15, 9pm
Swediwh American Hall, S.F.
  Buzzy Lee, Helena Deland
Notes: rated **, maybe all ages

Friday, December 14

Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Get Scared
Notes: rated **, 16+, $12/$15, 7pm/7:30pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Iration, Hirie
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $29.50, 7pm/8pm
City National Civic, San Jose
  Il Divo
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $40-$94.50, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Chon (performing Homey), Lite
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29/$34, 7pm/8pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $35, 8pm/9pm (fri/sat) 7pm/8pm (sun), no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Willie Nelson & Family
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $125/$95/$75, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs, soldout likely
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley $52/$56 noon/1pm
  Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn
Notes: rated **, all ages, $60/$64, 7pm/8pm (fir/sat) (fri/sat)
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  The Mother Hips
Notes: rated **, 6+, $25/$27, 7pm/8pm
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Saving Abel, Wayland, Black Oxygen, Represa, Amoung The First
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $16/$18, 6:30pm
Independent, S.F.
  Dustbowl Revival, Freddy & Francine
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20/$23, 8:30pm/9pm
Knockout, S.F.
  The Re-Volts, Sick Pigeon
Notes: rated ***, 21+, pit warning
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Dave East
Notes: rated **, 18+, $25-$165, 8:30pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Phoenix Theater, Petaluma
  The New Trust, Polar Bears
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $10, 7:30pm/8pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Amber Liu, Justin Park
Notes: rated **, 6+, $25, 7pm/8pm (sold out)
thee Parkside, S.F.
  Self Defense Family, Candy, Regional Justice Center
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $12, 9pm, pit warning

Saturday, December 15

Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  John Grant, Two Medicine
Notes: rated **, 16+, $17/$20, 8:30pm/9pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Iration, Hirie
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $29.50, 7pm/8pm
City National Civic, San Jose
  San Holo (Netherlands), Slow Magic, Chet Porter, Taska Black, Duskus
Notes: rated **, 18+, $30/$35, 8pm, no ins/outs ($99 vip)
Civic Auditorium, S.F.
  Thom Yorke, Oliver Coates
Notes: rated **, all ages, $59.50-$79.50, 8pm, no ins/outs
El Rio, S.F.
  Stymie And The Pimp Jones Luv Orchestra, Hot Laundry
Notes: rated **, 21+
Fillmore, S.F.
  Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $35, 8pm/9pm (fri/sat) 7pm/8pm (sun), no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  John Butler Trio (Fremantle, Australia), Dustin Thomas
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $37.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley $52/$56 noon/1pm
  Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn
Notes: rated **, all ages, $60/$64, 7pm/8pm (fir/sat) (fri/sat)
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Travis Scott, Tripple Redd, Gunna, Sheck Wes
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $37-$105, 7:30pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  The Mother Hips
Notes: rated **, 6+, $25/$27, 7pm/8pm
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Adelitas Way, Amonst Thieves
Notes: rated **, all ages, $14/$16, 6:30pm
House of Rock, Santa Rosa
  Sweet Leaf (tribute)
Notes: rated **, all ages, 7pm/8pm (under 18 with adult)
Independent, S.F.
  Bernhoft & The Fashion, Bruises, Mooea Masa & The Mood
Notes: rated **, 21+, $22/$25, 8:30pm/9pm
Masonic, S.F.
  Conan O'Brien, Ron Funches, Laurie Kilmartin, Moses Storm, Flula Borg
Notes: rated ***, all ages, no ins/outs (comedy)
New Parish, Oakland ^
  La Misa Negra
Notes: rated **, 18+, $20/$25, 8:30pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Phoenix Theater, Petaluma
  The 01Experience, From Hell, Energy, Alchemist
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $10, 7:30pm/8pm, pit warning
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Haerts, Vera Sola
Notes: rated **, all ages, $18/$20, 9pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Keys N Krates (Toronto)
Notes: rated ***, 18+, $18/$22, 8pm/9pm
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa
  Big Gigantic, Gogol Bordello (N.Y.), STS9, Antibalas, Chali2na, Cut Chemist, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Elevaters, Funky Meters, Lyrics Born, Margo Price (Nashville, TN), Nattali Rize, Protoje (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica), Rising Appalachia
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $120-$499, 10am (The Emerald Cup)
thee Parkside, S.F.
  Homeboy Sandman & Edan, K'in Sventa
Notes: rated **, all ages, $12, 9pm

Sunday, December 16

924 Gilman Street, Berkeley
  The Mutilations, Sun Colors, Hello I'm Sorry (WA), Secret Secret
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $8, 5:30pm/6pm, pit warning
Arena, Oakland
  Travis Scott, Trippie Redd, Gunna, Sheck Wes
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $90-$30, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Reggie And The Full Effect (solo), Andy Jackson
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $17/$20, 7pm/8pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Hail The Sun, Royal Coda, Icarus The Owl, Wolf & Bear, Adventurer
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $17/$20/$25, 6pm/6:30pm, pit warning
Fillmore, S.F.
  Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $35, 8pm/9pm (fri/sat) 7pm/8pm (sun), no ins/outs
Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley
  Mary Gauthier
Notes: rated **, all ages
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley $52/$56 noon/1pm
  Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn
Notes: rated **, all ages, $60/$64, 7pm/8pm (fir/sat) (fri/sat)
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  John Grant, Two Medicine
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20/$22, 7pm/8pm
Point San Pablo Harbor, 1900 Stenmark Drive, Richmond
  Silver Bell Trio
Notes: rated **, all ages, $5, 1pm
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Amine, Buddy, Kayo Genesis (two shows)
Notes: rated **, all ages, $28, 11pm/12pm, no ins/outs (early show sold out)
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Drinks
Notes: rated **, all ages, $18/$20, 8pm
Slim's, S.F.
  The Mother Hips (acoustic matinee)
Notes: rated **, 6+, $25/$27, 3pm/4pm
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa
  Big Gigantic, Gogol Bordello (N.Y.), STS9, Antibalas, Chali2na, Cut Chemist, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Elevaters, Funky Meters, Lyrics Born, Margo Price (Nashville, TN), Nattali Rize, Protoje (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica), Rising Appalachia
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $120-$499, 10am (The Emerald Cup)
Starline Social Club, Oakland
  Le1f (N.Y.)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15/$18, 7pm/8pm
UC Theater, Berkeley
  David Broza & Friends, Trio Havana
Notes: rated **, all ages, $35-$103, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Monday, December 17

Fox Theater, Oakland
  Tenacious D (L.A.), Wynchester
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $75-$55, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs (sold out)
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Seaway, Trophy Eyes, Hot Mulligan, Can't Swim, Microwave
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $17/$20, 6:30pm, pit warning
Independent, S.F.
  George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $60, 7:30pm/8pm

Tuesday, December 18

August Hall, S.F.
  Roosevelt
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $18, 7pm/8pm
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Trophy Eyes, Seaway, Microwave, Can't Swim, Hot Mulligan
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $17/$20, 6pm/7pm, pit warning
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Tenacious D (L.A.), Wynchester
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $75-$55, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs (sold out)
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Charlie Hunter Trio
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $20, 7pm/8pm
Independent, S.F.
  Preoccupations (Calgary, Alberta), Protomartyr
Notes: rated **, 21+, $17/$20, 7:30pm/8pm
Knockout, S.F.
  Rip Room, Lower Self, Nobody's Baby
Notes: rated **, 21+
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  YBN Nahmir, YBN Almighty Jay, YBN Cordae
Notes: rated **, all ages, $30/$35, 7:30pm/8:30pm, no ins/outs

Wednesday, December 19

Cafe du Nord, S.F.
  Lola Kirke
Notes: rated **, 21+, $13/$15, 7:30pm
Chapel, S.F.
  Cults
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $20, 8pm
City National Civic, San Jose
  Dave Koz, Mindi Abair (FL), Jonathan Butler, Keiko Matsui, Shelea
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $55, 7:30pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  Tinsley Ellis
Notes: rated **, all ages, $22/$28, 7pm/8pm
Independent, S.F.
  Nat Keefe Concert Carnival
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20/$35, 7:30pm/8pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Redd Kross, Dale Crover Band
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $16/$18, 7pm/8pm

Thursday, December 20

Eagle, S.F.
  The Lewd, Glitter Trash (L.A.), The Sin-XX
Notes: rated ***, 21+, pit warning
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Jackson Galaxy
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $50/$35, 7pm/8pm (seated show)
Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma
  Cults
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $33, 7pm/8pm
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Winds Of Plague, Spite, Entheos, The Mirage Theory, A Waking Memory, Sleep Speakat
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $16/$18, 6:30pm, pit warning
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Eric Bellinger
Notes: rated **, 18+, $22.50, 8:30pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)

Friday, December 21

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Killer Whale, Failure Machine, Melk
Notes: rated **, 21+, $12, 8:30pm/9pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Grateful Shred
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $20, 8:30pm/9pm
Fox Theater, Oakand
  John Legend
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $250-$80, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  David Grisman Sextet
Notes: rated **, all ages, $40/$44, 7pm/8pm
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Fishbone
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $27, 8pm/9pm
Independent, S.F.
  Stooki Sound
Notes: rated **, 21+, $15/$20, 8:30pm/9pm
New Parish, Oakland ^
  The Midnight Hour
Notes: rated **, 18+, $20-$30, 9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Slim's, S.F.
  Death Angel, Night Demon (fri), War Bison (fri), Exmortus (sat), Floating Goat (sat)
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25, 7pm/8pm, pit warning
thee Parkside, S.F.
  Cult Leader, Echo Beds, God Mother, Glowing Brain
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $12, 9pm, pit warning
Warfield, S.F.
  H.E.R., Bri Steves (Philadelphia, PA), Tone Stith (N.J.)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $34.50-$50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, December 22

Chapel, S.F.
  Green Leaf Rustlers, Andy Cabic, Gospelbeach, Meg Baird, Charlie Saufley, Sweet Chariot, Kai Clark, Natural Pear
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$25, 9pm (Gene Clark tribute) (Benefit for Native American Heritage)
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  David Grisman Sextet
Notes: rated **, all ages, $40/$44, 7pm/8pm
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Grateful Shred
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20/$25, 8pm/9pm
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Mom Jeans, Dog Party, Animals In The Attic, So Much Light, Honyock, Mleo, Paul Nicholas Slater, Munechild, Cugino
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $17.50-$27.50
Independent, S.F.
  Emo Night
Notes: rated **, 21+, $12, 8:30pm/9pm
Phoenix Theater, Petaluma
  Green Jello, Rude Intoxicant, Disciples Of Icarus
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15, 8pm, pit warning
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Lumerians, Jjuujjuu, Blow
Notes: rated **, all ages, $14/$16, 8:30pm
Ritz, San Jose
  The Limousines
Notes: rated ***, 21+
Slim's, S.F.
  Death Angel, Night Demon (fri), War Bison (fri), Exmortus (sat), Floating Goat (sat)
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25, 7pm/8pm, pit warning
UC Theater, Berkeley
  The Story So Far
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $27.50, 6:30pm/7:25pm, no ins/outs, pit warning, soldout likely
Warfield, S.F.
  Berner's Cookies Christmas
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $35-$55, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Sunday, December 23

Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Mom Jeans, Dog Party, Animals In The Attic, So Much Light, Honyock, Mleo, Paul Nicholas Slater, Munechild, Cugino
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $17.50-$27.50
Independent, S.F.
  Eric Rachmany, Hirie
Notes: rated **, 21+, $25, 7:30pm/8pm ($100 vip) (sold out)

Monday, December 24

Slim's, S.F. and
  Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Ensemble
Notes: rated **, 6+, $17/$20, 6pm/7pm

Thursday, December 27

Chapel, S.F.
  Robyn Hitchcock
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25/$28, 9pm
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  The California Honeydrops
Notes: rated **, all ages, $33/$36, 7:30pm/8:30pm
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Iamsu!
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15, 8:30pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
UC Theater, Berkeley
  CloZee, Goopsteppa, Spoken Bird, Gnome Beats
Notes: rated **, all ages, $25, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs

Friday, December 28

August Hall, S.F.
  Reignwolf (canada)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $23, 8:30pm/9:30pm
Blue Note, 1030 Main Street, Napa and
  Kenny G
Notes: rated ***, 8+, 7pm
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  The California Honeydrops
Notes: rated **, all ages, $33/$36, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Ookay, Bonnie X Clyde, Holly
Notes: rated **, 18+, $25/$28, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs
UC Theater, Berkeley
  The Polish Ambassador, Wildlight, Yaima
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25/$35, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs
Warfield, S.F.
  Erykah Badu
Notes: rated **, all ages, $75-$200, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, December 29

Blue Note, 1030 Main Street, Napa and
  Kenny G
Notes: rated ***, 8+, 7pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Man In Space (reunion), Ghost & The City
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15, 8:30pm/9pm
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  The English Beat
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29/$34, 7:30pm/8:30pm, pit warning
Great American Music Hall, S.F. $75/$80
  Sleep, Grayceon (sat), Mirrors For Psychic Warfare (sun), Big Business (mon)
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $50/$55, 8pm/9pm, pit warning, soldout likely (sat/sun)
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Arden Park Roots, For The Kids
Notes: rated **, all ages, $12, 7pm
Snow Globe, South Lake Tahoe
  Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz, RL Grime, Big Gigantic, Gorgon City, Nightmare b2b Slander, Sofi Tukker, SOB x RBE, Ekali, Chris Lake b2b Walker & Royce, Bauuer, Shoreline Mafia, Manila Killa b2b Chet Porter, Party Favor, AC Slater b2b Wax Motif, Shallou, Anna Lunoe, Said The Sky, Medasin, Chelsea Cutler, 070 Shake, Tei Shi, Sam Gellatiry, Justin Jay, Yung Bae, 1788-L, Sacha Robotti, Charlesthefirst, Jack Harlow, Phantoms, Slumberjack, JSTJR, Cray, J Worra, LP Giobbi, Darci, French Bastard, Subfer, NOA/AON
Notes: rated ***, all ages
Warfield, S.F.
  Zeds Dead (Canada), SoDown
Notes: rated ***, 18+, $40-$65, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Sunday, December 30

Blue Note, 1030 Main Street, Napa and
  Kenny G
Notes: rated ***, 8+, 7pm
Chapel, S.F. $55/$65
  Lee Fields & The Expressions, M-Tet
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $30/$35, 8pm (sun)
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Y&T
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $35-$99, 8pm/8:30pm
Great American Music Hall, S.F. $75/$80
  Sleep, Grayceon (sat), Mirrors For Psychic Warfare (sun), Big Business (mon)
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $50/$55, 8pm/9pm, pit warning, soldout likely (sat/sun)
Masonic, S.F. $65-$75
  The Thievery Corporation, The Suffers
Notes: rated ***, maybe all ages, $45-$55, 7:30pm/8:30pm, no ins/outs (sun)
Snow Globe, South Lake Tahoe
  Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz, RL Grime, Big Gigantic, Gorgon City, Nightmare b2b Slander, Sofi Tukker, SOB x RBE, Ekali, Chris Lake b2b Walker & Royce, Bauuer, Shoreline Mafia, Manila Killa b2b Chet Porter, Party Favor, AC Slater b2b Wax Motif, Shallou, Anna Lunoe, Said The Sky, Medasin, Chelsea Cutler, 070 Shake, Tei Shi, Sam Gellatiry, Justin Jay, Yung Bae, 1788-L, Sacha Robotti, Charlesthefirst, Jack Harlow, Phantoms, Slumberjack, JSTJR, Cray, J Worra, LP Giobbi, Darci, French Bastard, Subfer, NOA/AON
Notes: rated ***, all ages
Yoshi's, Oakland and
  Brian Culbertson (two shows)
Notes: rated **, 21+, $54, 6:30pm/7pm

Monday, December 31

Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  Y&T, Frank Hannon, SJ Syndicate
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $28.50/$39.50, 7pm/8pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Junkyard, Jetboy
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $25/$30, 8:30pm/9:30pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Eagles Of Death Metal
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $59.50-$74.50, 8pm/9pm
Chapel, S.F. $55/$65
  Lee Fields & The Expressions, M-Tet
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $30/$35, 8pm (sun)
Civic Auditorium, S.F.
  Kaskade
Notes: rated **, 18+, $130, no ins/outs ($200 vip)
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Andrew W.K., The Band Ice Cream
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $44-$99, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  The Claypool Lennon Delirium, Beanpole
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs ($279 vip)
Great American Music Hall, S.F. $75/$80
  Sleep, Grayceon (sat), Mirrors For Psychic Warfare (sun), Big Business (mon)
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $50/$55, 8pm/9pm, pit warning, soldout likely (sat/sun)
Hopmonk Tavern, Novato
  Con Brio
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $55/$80, 8:30pm/9:30pm
Independent, S.F.
  Poolside
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $110, 8:30pm/9pm (open bar)
Masonic, S.F. $65-$75
  The Thievery Corporation, The Suffers
Notes: rated ***, maybe all ages, $45-$55, 7:30pm/8:30pm, no ins/outs (sun)
Mezzanine, S.F.
  The Knocks, Sweater Beats, Pretty Handsom, Tanya G B2B Merlin The Gagte
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $75-$135, 9pm
Mezzanine, S.F.
  dj The Knocks, Hotel Garuda
Notes: rated **, 21+, 12:30am (see above - late night show)
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Shannon And The Clams
Notes: rated ***, 18+, $40/$50, 8pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Slim's, S.F.
  Hot Snakes, Culture Abuse, Tony Molina
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $65/$70, 8:30pm/9:30pm, pit warning
Snow Globe, South Lake Tahoe
  Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz, RL Grime, Big Gigantic, Gorgon City, Nightmare b2b Slander, Sofi Tukker, SOB x RBE, Ekali, Chris Lake b2b Walker & Royce, Bauuer, Shoreline Mafia, Manila Killa b2b Chet Porter, Party Favor, AC Slater b2b Wax Motif, Shallou, Anna Lunoe, Said The Sky, Medasin, Chelsea Cutler, 070 Shake, Tei Shi, Sam Gellatiry, Justin Jay, Yung Bae, 1788-L, Sacha Robotti, Charlesthefirst, Jack Harlow, Phantoms, Slumberjack, JSTJR, Cray, J Worra, LP Giobbi, Darci, French Bastard, Subfer, NOA/AON
Notes: rated ***, all ages
UC Theater, Berkeley
  Mayer Hawthorne
Notes: rated ***, $65, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Warfield, S.F.
  Odesza
Notes: rated **, 18+, $150-$250, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Thursday, January 03

Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  T.S.O.L.
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $18/$23, 8pm/8:30pm
Chapel, S.F.
  The Seeds (Treviso, Italy, Love (L.A.)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $30/$34, 8pm
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  Vienna Teng
Notes: rated **, all ages, $38/$42, 7pm/8pm

Friday, January 04

Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
  Vienna Teng
Notes: rated **, all ages, $38/$42, 7pm/8pm
Independent, S.F.
  BomBox
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $25/$30, 8:30pm/9pm ($45 2 nights)
Masonic, S.F.
  Tom Segura
Notes: rated **, all ages, $48.55, 6:30pm/7:30pm

Saturday, January 05

Independent, S.F.
  BomBox
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $25/$30, 8:30pm/9pm ($45 2 nights)
Masonic, S.F.
  Tom Segura
Notes: rated **, all ages, $48.55, 6:30pm/7:30pm
Streetlight Records, San Jose
  Tess Dunn Acoustic
Notes: rated **, all ages, 4pm

Sunday, January 06

924 Gilman Street, Berkeley
  Standards, Rob Ford Explorer, Floral, Rex Means King, The Brankas
Notes: rated ***, all ages

Tuesday, January 08

SF Jazz Center, 201 Franklin Street, S.F.
  Chris Botti
Notes: rated **, 21+, $55-$150

Wednesday, January 09

Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Kongos
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25/$30, 7pm/8pm
SF Jazz Center, 201 Franklin Street, S.F.
  Chris Botti
Notes: rated **, 21+, $55-$150

Thursday, January 10

August Hall, S.F.
  Amen Dunes
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $20, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Eagle, S.F.
  Victims Family, Uhgah? Wugah! (Groningen, Netherlands), Nasalrod (Portland)
Notes: rated ***, 21+, pit warning
Fenix, 919 Fourth Street, San Rafael
  Alpha Rhythm Kings
Notes: rated **, all ages, $10/$12, 7:30pm
Independent, S.F.
  Yonder Mountain String Band, Handmade Moments
Notes: rated **, 21+, $32.50/$35, 7:30pm/8pm
SF Jazz Center, 201 Franklin Street, S.F.
  Chris Botti
Notes: rated **, 21+, $55-$150
Slim's, S.F.
  Thursday (New Brunswick, N.J.), Vein
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $35, 7:30pm/8:30pm (thr) 7pm/8pm (fri), pit warning

Friday, January 11

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Quivers (cd release), Long Knives, Munecas
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $12, 8:30pm/9pm
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Wonder Bread 5
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$24, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Holy Diver, Sacramento
  The Iron Maidens (tribute), SJ Syndicate
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $20/$25, 7pm
Knockout, S.F.
  Lydia & The Projects, Latitude
Notes: rated **, 21+, 5pm
Ritz, San Jose
  Necrot
Notes: rated ***, 21+, pit warning
SF Jazz Center, 201 Franklin Street, S.F.
  Chris Botti
Notes: rated **, 21+, $55-$150
Slim's, S.F.
  Thursday (New Brunswick, N.J.), Vein
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $35, 7:30pm/8:30pm (thr) 7pm/8pm (fri), pit warning
UC Theater, Berkeley
  The Magpie Salute, The Stone Foxes
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $30-$130, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs
Warfield, S.F.
  Melvin Seals, Oteil Burbridge, Tom Hamilton, Duane Trucks, Jacklyn Labrance, Gloria Jones
Notes: rated **, all ages, $40-$100, 7:30pm, no ins/outs (Celebrating Jerry Garcia)

Saturday, January 12

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Warbly Jets (L.A.)
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $12/$14, 8:30pm/9pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Illeagles
Notes: rated **, 16+, $15/$18, 8:30pm/9pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $26-$60, 8pm/9pm
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Mickey Hart & Friends, Joan Osborne, Pura Fe, Cary Morin, host Wavy Gravy
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $160-$75, 8pm, no ins/outs (Sing Out for Seva)
Independent, S.F.
  Robert Walter's 20th Congress
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20/$25, 8:30pm/9pm
Marin Civic Exhibit Hall, 10 Avenue of the Flags, Sn Rafael
  World Guitar Show
Notes: , all ages
Phoenix Theater, Petaluma
  Victims Family, Nasalrod
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $12, 7pm/8pm, pit warning
Ritz, San Jose
  Dead Mans Party
Notes: rated **, 21+
SF Jazz Center, 201 Franklin Street, S.F.
  Chris Botti
Notes: rated **, 21+, $55-$150
thee Parkside, S.F.
  Mustard Plug, The Phenomenauts
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $15, 8pm, pit warning
Warfield, S.F.
  Melvin Seals, Oteil Burbridge, Tom Hamilton, Duane Trucks, Jacklyn Labrance, Gloria Jones
Notes: rated **, all ages, $40-$100, 7:30pm, no ins/outs (Celebrating Jerry Garcia)

Sunday, January 13

924 Gilman Street, Berkeley
  Mustard Plug, The Phenomenauts, Jokes 4 Feelings, Sarchasm, KYE
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $16, 4:30pm/5pm, pit warning
City National Civic, San Jose
  ZZ Top
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $85-$110, 8pm, no ins/outs
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $39-$69, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Marin Civic Exhibit Hall, 10 Avenue of the Flags, Sn Rafael
  World Guitar Show
Notes: , all ages
SF Jazz Center, 201 Franklin Street, S.F.
  Chris Botti
Notes: rated **, 21+, $55-$150

Tuesday, January 15

Fillmore, S.F.
  Toro y Moi, Tanukichan
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Yoshi's, Oakland
  Don McLean
Notes: rated ***, 21+, 7pm

Wednesday, January 16

Fillmore, S.F.
  Toro y Moi, Tanukichan
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento $234+
  Elton John
Notes: rated ****, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs
Ritz, San Jose
  Ana Popovic
Notes: rated **, 21+
Warfield, S.F.
  Nao
Notes: rated **, all ages, $30/$40, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Thursday, January 17

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Remember Sports
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $12, 8:30pm/9pm
Neck of the Woods, S.F.
  Matthew Perryman Jones
Notes: rated **, 21+
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  Sumac, David And Dissolve, Tashi Dorji
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15, 8pm/8:30pm
Ritz, San Jose
  Last In Line
Notes: rated ***, 21+
Slim's, S.F.
  Ashlee + Evan
Notes: rated **, 6+, $25, 7pm/8pm
thee Parkside, S.F.
  Dog Party, The gutter Daisies
Notes: rated **, 21+, $8, 9pm

Friday, January 18

Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  Papa Roach
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm, pit warning, soldout likely
Arena, Oakland $139+
  Elton John
Notes: rated ****, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs (sold out)
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Howlin Rain, Garcia Peoples
Notes: rated **, 16+, $15/$20, 8:30pm/9pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  The Infamous Stringdusters, Midnight North
Notes: rated **, all ages, $25, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakand
  Dawes
Notes: rated **, all ages, $36, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Reno NV
  Lewis Black (comedy)
Notes: rated **, all ages
Independent, S.F.
  Sonny & The Sunsets, Dick Stusso
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $16/$18, 8:30pm/9pm

Saturday, January 19

Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  Last In Line, Dave Friday Band
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 6:3pm/7:30pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Petty Theft
Notes: rated **, 16+, $20/$22, 8pm/9pm
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Paul Thron, Alice Drinks The Kool-Aid
Notes: rated **, all ages, $21/$24, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Ozokidz
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $10, 2pm/3pm, no ins/outs
Fillmore, S.F.
  Ozomatli
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $26.50, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Mother Mother
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $15, 7pm/8pm
Independent, S.F.
  Howlin Rain, Garcia Peoples
Notes: rated **, 21+, $16/$21, 8:30pm/9pm
Masonic, S.F.
  Lewis Black (comedy)
Notes: rated **, all ages, $79.50/$59.50/$39.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Papa Roach
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $39.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs, pit warning, soldout likely
Shark Tank, San Jose $197+
  Elton John
Notes: rated ****, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs (sold out)
UC Theater, Berkeley
  The Revolution
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $52, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Yoshi's, Oakland
  Jonathan Butler
Notes: rated **, 21+

Sunday, January 20

Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Ozomatili
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $24/$28, 7pm/8pm
Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa
  Lewis Black (comedy)
Notes: rated **, all ages
Fillmore, S.F.
  The Revolution
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $49.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Independent, S.F.
  The Flesh Eaters, Penelope Houston
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $29.50/$30, 7:30pm/8pm, pit warning
Metro, Oakland
  Ensiferum (Helsinki, Finland), Septicflesh
Notes: rated ***, all ages, no ins/outs, pit warning
Yoshi's, Oakland
  Jonathan Butler
Notes: rated **, 21+

Monday, January 21

Goldfield Trading Post, Sacramento
  Supersuckers (30th anniversary)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15/$20, 7:30pm
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Bayside (acoustic), Golds
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25/$29, 7pm/8pm
Independent, S.F.
  Cautious Clay
Notes: rated **, 21+, $17/$20, 7:30pm/8pm

Tuesday, January 22

Fillmore, S.F.
  Jacob Banks
Notes: rated **, all ages, $22.50, 7pm/8pm
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Bas
Notes: rated **, 18+, $20/$23, 8:30pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Ritz, San Jose
  Martin Sexton
Notes: rated **, 21+
Ruth Finley Theater, 50 Mark W. Springs Rd, Santa Rosa
  ZZ Top
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs

Wednesday, January 23

Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Bas
Notes: rated **, 16+, $20/$22, 8:30pm/9pm
Ritz, San Jose
  Supersuckers
Notes: rated ***, 21+

Thursday, January 24

August Hall, S.F.
  Chrome Sparks
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Snail Mail, Black Marble, Choir Boy
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $23, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Duster, Heaven's Blade
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $20, 7pm/8pm
Heritage Theater, 1 W. Campbell Avenue, Campbell
  Travis Tritt
Notes: rated **, all ages
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Las Cafeteras
Notes: rated **, 18+, $26, 8pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)
Swedish American Hall, S.F.
  Lera Lynn, Thomas Dybdahl
Notes: rated **, 21+, $20/$25, 7pm/8pm (seated show)

Friday, January 25

Fillmore, S.F.
  JJ Grey & Mofro, The Commonheart
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $32.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Grand Theater Center, 715 N Central Ave., Tracy
  Y&T
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $30-$45, 8pm
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Delta Bombers
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25/27, 8pm/9pm
Italian American Social Club, 25 Russia Ave., S.F.
  The Hot Baked Goods
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15/$20, 8pm
Warfield, S.F.
  STS9
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $34.50-$45, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, January 26

Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  Puddle Of Mudd, Failure by Proxy, Zeroclient
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $22/$25, 6:3pm/7:30pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Mozes And The Firstborn, The Parrots
Notes: rated **, maybe all ages
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Y&T
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $26/$30, 7pm/8pm
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  Mrs. Robinson And The Dadbeats
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20, 7:30pm/8:30pm (Benefit for Cyclones Youth Baseball)
Fillmore, S.F.
  Big Head Todd And The Monsters, The Main Squeeze
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $35, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  LP
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $27.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Reid Genauer, Folks
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20/$25, 8pm/9pm
Independent, S.F.
  The Districts, Deeper
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $16/$18, 8:30pm/9pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Delta Bombers
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25/27, 8pm/9pm
Warfield, S.F.
  STS9
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $34.50-$45, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Sunday, January 27

Independent, S.F.
  Wild Child
Notes: rated **, 21+, $20, 7:30pm/8pm

Monday, January 28

Slim's, S.F.
  Madein TYO, Thutmose, Key
Notes: rated **, 6+, $25, 7pm/8pm

Tuesday, January 29

August Hall, S.F.
  Cursive, Campdogzz, Summer Cannibals
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $22, 7pm/8pm
Jub Jubs, 71 S Wells Avenue, Reno, NV
  Amigo The Devil
Notes: rated **, maybe all ages
Senator Theater, Chico
  The Knocks
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $20/$25, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Corrosion Of Conformity, Crowbar, Weedeater, Mothership
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25, 6:30pm/7:30m, pit warning

Wednesday, January 30

Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Amigo The Devil
Notes: rated **, maybe all ages
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Mineral, Tancred
Notes: rated **, 6+, $30, 7pm/8pm

Thursday, January 31

Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Tritonal
Notes: rated **, 16+, $26/$30, 8pm/9pm
Pappy & Harriet's, 53688 Pioneertown Road, Pioneertown
  Amigo The Devil
Notes: rated **, maybe all ages
Senator Theater, Chico
  Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Delta Bombers
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $17/$20, 7pm/8pm
Warfield, S.F.
  Olafur Arnalds
Notes: rated **, all ages, $35-$50, 8pm, no ins/outs

Friday, February 01

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  ASAP Rocky
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, February 02

Cafe du Nord, S.F.
  Eric Bachmann
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20/$25, 8pm
Cornerstone, Berkeley
  The James Hunter Six
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$25, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Turkuaz, Paris_Monster
Notes: rated **, all ages, $25, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Hippo Campus, Now Now
Notes: rated **, all ages, $27.50, 7pm/8pm
Independent, S.F.
  Lyrics Born, Diego's Umbrella
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20/$25, 8:30pm/9pm, soldout likely
Slim's, S.F.
  The Lemon Twigs
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25/$27, 8pm/9pm

Monday, February 04

Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Badfish (tribute), Tomorrows Bad Seeds, Fayuca
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $18/$22, 6:30pm

Tuesday, February 05

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  The Woggles, The Schizophrenics, The Two Tens, The Boars, dj Sid Presley
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $13, 8pm/8:30pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Badfish (tribute), roots Of Creation, Fayuca
Notes: rated **, 16+, $15/$18, 8pm/9pm

Wednesday, February 06

August Hall, S.F.
  Badfish (tribute), Roots Of Creation, Fayuca
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Swedish American Hall, S.F.
  Adrianne Lenker, Luke Temple
Notes: rated **, all ages, $18/$20, 7pm

Thursday, February 07

August Hall, S.F.
  Gnash, Mallrat, Guardin
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $20, 7pm/7:30pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Radar State
Notes: rated **, all ages, $12/$15, 7pm/8pm
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Blackberry Smoke, Nikki Lane
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25/$30, 7:30pm/8:30pm, no ins/outs

Friday, February 08

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Okilly Dokilly, Playboy Manbaby, Fancy Ketchup
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15, 8:30pm/9pm

Saturday, February 09

Bottom of the HIll, S.F.
  The Undead, Infirmities, Screaming Bloody Marys, The Nerv
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $15, 8:30pm/9pm, pit warning
Fox Theater, Oakland
  M0, Mykki Blanco
Notes: rated **, all ages, $35, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento $54+
  Kiss
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7:30pm, no ins/outs
Goldfield Trading Post, Sacramento
  The BellRays
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $12, 7:30pm
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Four Tet
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $10-$35, 8pm/7pm (sold out)
Independent, S.F.
  North Mississippi Allstars
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $25, 8:30pm/9pm
Masonic, S.F.
  Sarah Brightman
Notes: rated **, all ages, $164-$54, 6:30pm/8pm
Paramount Theatre, Oakland
  Keith Sweat, Ginuwine, Jon B
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $125-$43, 8pm, no ins/outs
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Gilberto Santa Rosa
Notes: rated **, all ages, $39.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Sunday, February 10

Fox Theater, Oakland
  Bill Maher
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $125-$50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Four Tet
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $10-$35, 8pm/7pm (sold out)

Monday, February 11

Fox Theater, Oakland
  The Kooks (Brighton, England)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $35, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs, soldout likely

Tuesday, February 12

Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Delta Bombers
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $25, 8:30pm/9pm
Independent, S.F.
  Alex Cameron & Roy Molloy
Notes: rated **, 21+, $20/$25, 7:30pm/8pm
Lost on Main, 319 Main Street, Chico
  Okilly Dokilly
Notes: rated **, 21+, $12/$15, 7:30pm/8pm
Sofia, 2700 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento
  Mindi Abair (FL), The Boneshakers
Notes: rated ***, maybe all ages, $45, 9pm (sold out)

Wednesday, February 13

Warfield, S.F.
  A Bowie Celebration
Notes: rated **, all ages, $30-$70, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Friday, February 15

Warfield, S.F.
  Dark Star Orchestra
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29.75-$50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, February 16

Fox Theater, Oakland
  Tritonal
Notes: rated **, 18+, $45-$30, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Masonic, S.F.
  Kacey Musgraves
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $65-$40, 7pm/8pm
Reno Events Center, 400 N Center St., Reno, NV
  Dierks Bentley, Jon Pardi, Tenille Townes, Hot Country Knights
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $90-$40, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs
Slim's, S.F.
  Danko Jones, Nashville Pussy, Prima Donna
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20/$22, 8pm/9pm
Warfield, S.F.
  Dark Star Orchestra
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29.75-$50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Sunday, February 17

Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Cavetown
Notes: rated **, 6+, $18/$22, 7pm/8pm
Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Aurora, Talos
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$25, 6pm/pm, no ins/outs

Tuesday, February 19

Arena, Oakland
  Panic! At The Disco, Two Feet
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $32.25-$84.75, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Ella Mai
Notes: rated **, all ages, $29/$39, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
New Parish, Oakland ^
  Pedro The Lion
Notes: rated ***, 18+, $27/$30, 7pm/8pm (under 21 plus $5)

Wednesday, February 20

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Mike Krol, Vertical Scratchers
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $10/$12, 8:30pm/9pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Ella Mai
Notes: rated **, 16+, $27.50/$30, 8pm/9pm
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Panic! At The Disco, Two Feet
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm, no ins/outs
Independent, S.F.
  Pedro The Lion
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $27/$30, 7:30pm/8pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Joji
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $25, 7pm/8pm, soldout likely

Thursday, February 21

New Parish, Oakland ^
  Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
Notes: rated **, 18+, $20, 8:30pm/9pm (under 21 plus $5)

Friday, February 22

August Hall, S.F.
  The Soul Rebels
Notes: rated **, 21+, $30, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Down & Outlaws, Dirty Denim
Notes: rated **, 21+, $12, 8:30pm/9pm
City National Civic, San Jose
  Roberto Tapia
Notes: rated **, $49, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Slim's, S.F.
  Tonight Alive, I The Mighty, Doll Skin
Notes: rated **, 6+, $17/$20, 6:30pm/7pm
Warfield, S.F.
  Lauren Daigle, Scott Mulvahill, Ahi
Notes: rated **, all ages, $30, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, February 23

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Reno NV
  Toni Braxton, SWV
Notes: rated **, all ages, $45-$115, 8pm
Senator Theater, Chico
  Poppy
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $20/$25, 8pm/9pm

Sunday, February 24

Paramount Theater, Oakland
  Toni Braxton, SWV
Notes: rated **, all ages, $67-$125, 7:30pm, no ins/outs

Monday, February 25

Fillmore, S.F.
  Teenage Fanclub, The Love Language
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $27.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Phoenix Theater, Petaluma
  Soulfly, Kataklysm, Incite, Skinflint
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25/$27, 6pm/7pm, pit warning

Tuesday, February 26

Fillmore, S.F.
  Sharon Van Etten, Nilufer Yanya
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $32.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
UC Theater, Berkeley
  Lukas Graham
Notes: rated **, all ages, $37.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Wednesday, February 27

August Hall, S.F.
  Coeur De Pirate
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Maribou State
Notes: rated **, 16+, $15/$18, 8pm/8:30pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  David August
Notes: rated **, 16+, $18/$20, 8pm/9pm
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Baths
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $22/$25, 7pm/8pm (Noise Pop)
Independent, S.F.
  Albert Hammond Jr
Notes: rated **, 21+, $26/$29, 7:30pm/8pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Saves The Day, Remo Drive, Mighty
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $23/$27, 6:30pm/7:30pm, pit warning

Thursday, February 28

Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz
  Haley Heynderickx, Kera
Notes: rated **, 16+, $15, 8pm/8:30pm
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Bob Seger, & The Silver Bullet Band
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $120/$95/$75, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Maribou State
Notes: rated **, 6+, $18/$20, 7pm/8pm
Independent, S.F.
  Caroline Rose
Notes: rated **, 21+, $16/$19, 7:30pm/8pm

Friday, March 01

August Hall, S.F.
  Magic Giant, Castlecorner
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $20, 6pm/7pm
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Current Joys, Gap Girls
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $16/$18, 7pm/8pm (Noise Pop)

Saturday, March 02

August Hall, S.F.
  Royal Trux
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $35, 8pm/9pm
Fillmore, S.F.
  Bob Mould Band
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Beirut, Helado Negro
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $41, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Independent, S.F.
  VHS Collection
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $20, 8:30pm/9pm

Tuesday, March 05

Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Jungle
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $35, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Thursday, March 07

August Hall, S.F.
  Empress Of
Notes: rated **, all ages, $18, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Muse
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7:30pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  You Me At Six
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $20/$22, 7pm/8pm
Slim's, S.F.
  The Neal Morse Band
Notes: rated **, 6+, $35, 7pm/8pm

Friday, March 08

Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)
Fillmore, S.F.
  The Wood Brothers
Notes: rated **, all ages, $27.50, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Julia Holter
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20/$22, 8pm/9pm
Italian American Social Club, 25 Russia Ave., S.F.
  Le Hot Jazz
Notes: rated **, all ages, $15/$20, 8pm
Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
  The Monochrome Set, The Love-Birds, Rays, dj Aaron Axelsen, dj Josh Yule
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $20, 9pm/9:30pm
Senator Theater, Chico
  Atmosphere, Dem Atlas, The Lioness, dj Keezy
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29.50/$30, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Starline Social Club, Oakland
  Empress Of
Notes: rated **, all ages, $20/$24, 7:30pm

Saturday, March 09

Arena, Oakalnd
  Muse
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  Naked Giants (Seattle, WA), Twen (Nashville, TN)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $12/$15, 8:30pm/9pm, pit warning
Cafe du Nord, S.F.
  Adia Victoria
Notes: rated **, 21+
Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)
Fillmore, S.F.
  The Wood Brothers
Notes: rated **, all ages, $27.50, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Atmosphere, Dem Atlas, The Lioness, dj Keezy
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $37.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Ripe, The Brook And The Bluff
Notes: rated **, 6+, $17, 8pm/9pm
Masonic, S.F.
  Sarah Brightman
Notes: rated ***, all ages, no ins/outs

Sunday, March 10

Bottom of the Hill, S.F.
  The Briefs (record release), The Stitches, Party Force
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $12/$14, 2pm/3pm, pit warning (free BBQ)
Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)

Monday, March 11

Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Action Bronson
Notes: rated **, all ages, $35, 8pm, no ins/outs

Tuesday, March 12

Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Atmosphere, Dem Altas, The Lioness, dj Keezy
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $29.50, 8pm/9pm

Wednesday, March 13

August Hall, S.F.
  Conan Gray
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $20, 7:30pm/8:30pm
City National Civic, San Jose
  Sarah Brightman
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $153-$53, 6:30pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Masonic, S.F.
  Metric & Zoe, July Talk
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $70-$40, 6:15pm/6:45pm

Thursday, March 14

Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Carrie Underwood, Maddie & Tae, Runaway June
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm, no ins/outs

Friday, March 15

Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)
Fox Theater, Oakland
  Noname
Notes: rated **, all ages, $29.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Chris Tomlin
Notes: rated **, all ages, 7pm, no ins/outs
Masonic, S.F.
  Nick Mason's Sauceful Of Secrets
Notes: rated ***, all ages
Warfield, S.F.
  Nils Frahm
Notes: rated **, all ages, $30, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs, soldout likely

Saturday, March 16

August Hall, S.F.
  Jacob Collier
Notes: rated **, all ages, $25, 7:30pm/8:30pm
Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  House Of Floyd
Notes: rated **, 16+, $25/$30, 8pm/9pm
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento $32+
  Jimmy Buffett
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Low
Notes: rated **, 6+, $20, 8pm/9pm
Warfield, S.F.
  Graveyard, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats
Notes: rated **, all ages, $27.50-$40, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Monday, March 18

Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)

Tuesday, March 19

Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)

Wednesday, March 20

Cafe du Nord, S.F.
  Methyl Ethel, Teen
Notes: rated ***, 18+, $15/$18, 7:30pm, soldout likely
Independent, S.F.
  Haelos
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $21, 7:30pm/8pm
Swedish American Hall, S.F.
  Nina Nesbitt
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $15, 7pm

Thursday, March 21

Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)
Fillmore, S.F.
  Mandolin Orange
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Fox Theater, Oakand
  Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Flor, Grizfolk
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $40, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs

Friday, March 22

Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)
Holland Project, 140 Vesta Street, Reno, NV
  Mike Krol
Notes: rated **, all ages

Saturday, March 23

Cellar Door, 101 W. Main Street, Visalia
  Mike Krol
Notes: rated **, 21+
Chapel, S.F.
  Peter Murphy
Notes: rated ***, all ages (21/22 Bauaus sets - 22nd sold out)
Fillmore, S.F.
  The Cat Empire
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $32.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Senator Theater, Chico
  Eli Young Band
Notes: rated **, all ages, $25/$30, 8:30pm/9pm

Sunday, March 24

Masonic, S.F.
  Dream Theater
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm

Monday, March 25

Regency Ballroom, S.F.
  Jess Glynne
Notes: rated **, all ages, $30/$35, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Tuesday, March 26

Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Bronze Radio Return
Notes: rated **, 6+, $15/$17, 7pm/8pm

Wednesday, March 27

Fox Theater, Oakland
  James Bay
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $45, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Thursday, March 28

Civic Auditorium, S.F.
  Massive Attack
Notes: rated **, all ages, $65, 8pm, no ins/outs
Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Matt Nathanson
Notes: rated **, 6+, $42/$45, 7pm/8pm

Friday, March 29

Holy Diver, Sacramento
  Uli Jon Roth
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $18/$20, 7pm
Slim's, S.F.
  Queensryche, Fates Warning
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $35/$40, 7pm/8pm

Saturday, March 30

Ace of Spades, Sacramento
  Queensryche, Fates Warning
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 7pm
Starline Social Club, Oakland
  Tommy Genesis
Notes: rated **, all ages, $13/$15, 8:30pm

Wednesday, April 03

Masonic, S.F.
  Quinn XCII
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29.50

Thursday, April 04

Fox Theater, Oakland
  Jose Gonzalez, The String Theory
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $75/$55/$35, 8pm, no ins/outs

Friday, April 05

Fillmore, S.F.
  Cass McCombs
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 8pm/9pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, April 06

Masonic, S.F.
  Brian Regan
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $68-$48, 7pm/8pm

Sunday, April 07

Warfield, S.F.
  Switchfoot, Colony House, Tyson Motsenbocker
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25-$49.50, 6:30pm/7:15pm, no ins/outs

Tuesday, April 09

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Weezer, Pixies
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm, no ins/outs, pit warning

Wednesday, April 10

Arena, Oakland
  Weezer, Pixies
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm, no ins/outs, pit warning
Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Pink
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $183-$48, 7:30pm, no ins/outs
Paramount Theater, Oakland
  Kansas (performs "Point of Know Return")
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs

Thursday, April 11

Independent, S.F.
  Ten Fe
Notes: rated ***, 21+, $15, 7:30pm/8pm
Warfield, S.F.
  FKJ
Notes: rated **, all ages, $30/$35-$50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, April 13

Masonic, S.F.
  Buddy Guy
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $75-$39.50, 7pm/8pm
Warfield, S.F.
  Taking Back Sunday, Frank Lero
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs, pit warning, soldout likely

Sunday, April 14

Warfield, S.F.
  Taking Back Sunday, Frank Lero
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs, pit warning, soldout likely

Wednesday, April 17

Shark Tank, San Jose
  Pink
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $183-$48, 6pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs

Friday, April 19

Fox Theater, Oakland
  Maggie Rogers, Melanie Faye
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $39.50, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Thursday, April 25

Fox Theater, Oakland
  Chris D'Elia (comedy)
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $65/$35/$25, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Paramount Theater, Oakland
  John Mellencamp
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm

Saturday, April 27

Event Center, San Jose
  Old Dominion, Mitchell Tenpenny
Notes: rated **, all ages, $33-$63, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs

Thursday, May 02

Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Hayes Carll
Notes: rated ***, 6+
Shark Tank, San Jose
  Ariana Grande
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $200-$40, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs

Friday, May 03

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Ariana Grande
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7:30pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, May 04

Fox Theater, Oakland
  The Midnight
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $27.50/$22, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Masonic, S.F.
  Demetri Martin
Notes: rated **, all ages, $49.50/$39.50/$35, 7pm/8pm
Pappy & Harriet's, 53688 Pioneertown Road, Pioneertown
  Hayes Carll
Notes: rated ***, maybe all ages

Sunday, May 05

Catalyst, Santa Cruz
  Robin Trower
Notes: rated ***, 16+, $38/$43, 7pm/8pm

Wednesday, May 08

August Hall, S.F.
  Tom Odell, Lucie Silvas
Notes: rated **, all ages, $28, 7:30pm/8:30pm

Friday, May 10

Great American Music Hall, S.F.
  Cowboy Junkies
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $50/$55, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, May 11

Fillmore, S.F.
  Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $25, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs
Independent, S.F.
  L'Imperatrice
Notes: rated **, 21+, $15/$20, 8:30pm/9pm
Masonic, S.F. and
  Iliza Shlesinger (2 shows)
Notes: rated **, all ages, $48.55/$41.05, 6pm/8pm

Tuesday, May 14

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Carrie Underwood, Maddie And Tae, Runaway June
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7pm, no ins/outs

Tuesday, May 21

Swedish American Hall, S.F.
  Julia Jacklin
Notes: rated **, all ages

Friday, May 24

Monterey County Fair, 2004 Fairground Road, Monterey
  Stick Figure, Nahko and Medicine For The People, Cypress Hill (performing Black Sunday), Protoje, Common Kings, The Expendables, G. Love & Special Sauce, Don Carlos, The Skints, Dread Mar I, Fiji, Iya Terra, Jo Mersa Marley
Notes: rated ***, all ages, no ins/outs

Saturday, May 25

Monterey County Fair, 2004 Fairground Road, Monterey
  Stick Figure, Nahko and Medicine For The People, Cypress Hill (performing Black Sunday), Protoje, Common Kings, The Expendables, G. Love & Special Sauce, Don Carlos, The Skints, Dread Mar I, Fiji, Iya Terra, Jo Mersa Marley
Notes: rated ***, all ages, no ins/outs
Slim's, S.F.
  Idles, Fontaines D.C.
Notes: rated ***, 6+, $20, 8pm/9pm

Sunday, May 26

Monterey County Fair, 2004 Fairground Road, Monterey
  Stick Figure, Nahko and Medicine For The People, Cypress Hill (performing Black Sunday), Protoje, Common Kings, The Expendables, G. Love & Special Sauce, Don Carlos, The Skints, Dread Mar I, Fiji, Iya Terra, Jo Mersa Marley
Notes: rated ***, all ages, no ins/outs

Wednesday, May 29

Shark Tank, San Jose $30+
  New Kids On The Block, Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson, Naughty By Nature
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 6pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs

Thursday, May 30

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento $30+
  New Kids On The Block, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty By Nature
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7:30pm, no ins/outs
Masonic, S.F.
  Jim Gaffigan
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $95-$50, 6pm/7pm, no ins/outs

Wednesday, June 05

Westin Versa, 1314 McKinstry Street, Napa
  Brian Culbertson
Notes: rated **, maybe all ages, 7pm (jazz)

Thursday, June 06

Lincoln Theater, 100 California Drive, Yountville
  Brian Culbertson
Notes: rated **, all ages (jazz)

Saturday, June 15

Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View
  Train, The Goo Goo Dolls, Allen Stone
Notes: rated ***, all ages, no ins/outs

Saturday, June 22

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 8pm, no ins/outs

Monday, June 24

Shark Tank, San Jose $60
  Jeff Lynne's ELO
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $180-, 7pm/8pm, no ins/outs

Tuesday, June 25

Fox Theater, Oakland
  David Gray
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $50-$90, 8pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, July 06

Mosswood Park, Oakland
  Burger Boogaloo
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $69, pit warning ($129 vip)

Sunday, July 07

Mosswood Park, Oakland
  Burger Boogaloo
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $69, pit warning ($129 vip)

Thursday, July 11

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Shawn Mendes
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7:30pm, no ins/outs

Thursday, July 18

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 7:30pm, no ins/outs

Saturday, July 27

Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View
  Ozzy Osbourne
Notes: rated ***, all ages, no ins/outs (10/6, 10/16 and 10/20 tickets honored)

Thursday, August 01

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Backstreet Boys
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29, no ins/outs

Sunday, August 04

Shark Tank, San Jose
  Backstreet Boys
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $29, no ins/outs

Monday, September 09

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
  Iron Maiden, The Raven Age
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs

Tuesday, September 10

Arena, Oakland
  Iron Maiden, The Raven Age
Notes: rated ***, all ages, 6:30pm/7:30pm, no ins/outs

Friday, October 04

Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon Street, S.F.
  Kamelot, Sonata Arctica, Battle Beast
Notes: rated ***, all ages, $85-$35, 6:15pm/7:05pm, no ins/outs (seated show)

Wednesday, October 09

Slim's, S.F.
  Delain, Amorphis, Anneke Van Giersbergen
Notes: rated ***, 6+, 7pm/8pm, pit warning