Every Monday, we’ll be offering you early picks for some of the week’s best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings.

Saturday: The Bay Bridged Presents The Bay Brewed Rock and Roll Beer Festival

Saturday, December 3rd, from 2-7pm at the Verdi Club, we’re pleased to be throwing The Bay Brewed, San Francisco’s first ever rock and roll beer festival. Your ticket guarantees you an afternoon of unlimited craft local beer tastings and performances by Weekend, Sleepy Sun, Extra Classic and Terry Malts. It’s going to be one hell of a party, so buy your tickets now!

Weekend – Hazel by Slumberland Records

Sleepy Sun – “Open Eyes”

Extra Classic – “Give Them the Same”

Terry Malts – Something About You


The SHE’S release Then it Starts to Feel Like Summer

The SHE’S have plenty of reason to celebrate this week, with the local beach-pop band’s debut album, Then it Starts to Feel Like Summer, out on November 29th. They’ll be performing on December 3rd at Bottom of the Hill, with Tijuana Panthers and Melted Toys (10pm, $10).

The SHE’S – “Jimmy”

Cass McCombs performs at the Great American Music Hall

Cass McCombs has been busy this year, touring a bunch and releasing two full length albums, including, recently, Humor Risk. The Northern California native performs at the Great American Music Hall with White Magic and Liza Thorn on Sunday, December 4th (8pm, $16).

Wax Idols and Manatee bring new records to Vitus

Wax Idols and Manatee celebrate new releases at Vitus in Oakland on December 3rd. They’ll be joined by Burnt Ones and Cruel Summer for this all-locals show.

Wax Idols – Dead Like You by HOZAC RECORDS