Dum Dum Girls

Live This Month: June 2010 (Episode 216)

Every month, we dedicate the first week’s podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We’ve got ten great bands playing some excellent shows around the Bay in June, so head out and see some live music!

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About the bands:

Sadly, Tempo No Tempo (“Kilometer”) are calling it quits with one final show on June 4th at the Rickshaw Stop. They’ll be playing with Born Ruffians and Young Rival.

Radar Brothers‘ (“Horses Warriors”) new album, The Illustrated Garden, came out earlier this year on Merge Records. Local bands Man/Miracle and Mist and Mast support at the Rickshaw Stop on June 24th.

Ty Segall (“Girlfriend”) celebrates the recent release of Melted at Bottom of the Hill on June 27th. Grass Widow, Sonny & The Sunsets, and The Baths round out a great lineup.

Dum Dum Girls (“Jail La La”) were a highlight of our SXSW trip, so you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to see this band at The New Parish on June 23rd and at Bottom of the Hill on June 30th. Both shows are with Crocodiles.

Sleepy Sun‘s (“Open Eyes”) new album Fever is out now on ATP Recordings. Their record release show is June 10th at the Great American Music Hall, with The Fresh & Onlys, Moon Duo, and DJ Britt Govea.

SF’s il gato (“Blue Skies

[demo]”) releases their new album this month. They’ll be joined by The Shants and Jen Grady at Bottom of the Hill on June 22nd.

Before heading to Europe in July, Alela Diane (“White As Diamonds”) performs at The New Parish on June 4th. She’ll be performing alongside Vetiver and The Moore Brothers.

At Echo Lake, the new album from Woods (“I Was Gone”), came out last month. Woods will be at Slim’s on June 11th (with Kurt Vile, The Art Museums and The Mantles) and at the Henry Miller Library on June 12th (with the same bands and more).

A bandmember of WHY?, Josiah Wolf (“Master Cleanse [California]”) released his debut album Jet Lag earlier this year. Wolf and WHY? will be at The New Parish on June 2nd, with The Donkeys.

In The Red released the self-titled LP from Los Angeles’ Wounded Lion (“Creatures In The Cave”) in April. See them, Sonny & The Sunsets and John Wesley Coleman on June 11th at the Hemlock Tavern.