The Blue Up Ball
If you’re looking for a break between BBQing and enjoying at the Mission District’s Carnaval this Memorial Day Weekend, The Independent is throwing The Blue Up Ball – an all Northern California party featuring Lake Tahoe’s Blue Turtle Seduction and San Francisco’s own The New Up and Blue Rabbit.

[audio:] The New Up – “Better Off”

The Blue Up Ball marks the only summer show from Blue Turtle Seduction here in San Francisco and will also celebrate the local release of Better Off, the second in a series of three EPs being released by The New Up cataloging 15 recordings done by the band in 2008 and early 2009.

As an added bonus, we are giving a pair of tickets away to one lucky winner! To enter send an email to by Friday at noon and answer the following question:

What is your favorite thing to barbecue on Memorial Day and why?

The winner will be chosen at random and notified via E-mail.

The show starts at 9pm is $14 and 21+. Advance tickets can be purchased at a $2 discount here. Copies of Better Off will be available at the show and the album will be out in stores in August.