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The calm before the Noise Pop storm…. Here are our picks for a weekend of local music. Check out some of these bands in our streaming audio player.


Audrye Sessions, As Tall As Lions (NY) and The Soft White Sixties at Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $13. All ages.


– Scatterbrain Jamboree, Day 1 at Thee Parkside: Silian Rail, Squeeky Rice, Who Cares (Sacto), Mister Loveless, Ugly Winner and DJs Gabe and Sandra. 9pm, $10 one day, $16 both days.

Fleeting Trance, Swim Party (SD) and We is Shore Dedicated at El Rio. 9pm, $5.

The Old-Fashioned Way, The Parents and Si, Claro at Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Scissors For Lefty, The Vox Jaguars (CD release) and Room For A Ghost at Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $12. 18+.


– Scatterbrain Jamboree, Day 2 at Thee Parkside: Schande, Chambers, Broken Spindles (Omaha), Excuses for Skipping, The Splinters, Worker Bee, Shiloe (LA), Black Paintings, The Living Sickness (LA),, Jonny Manak & The Depressives, Mighty Russian Winter, DJ Entreat. 3pm, $10 one day, $16 both days.


– Live 105 presents: Far (Sacto), Hot Tub and Low Red Land at Slim’s. 8pm, $16.

Michael Zapruder, Tim Williams (NY), Mist And Mast and Jon Bernson (solo; from Ray’s Vast Basement) at Bottom of the Hill. 8:30pm, $8.