Mac McCaughan

Date: Thursday, February 22nd

Number of Noise Pop Shows: 10 shows, 32 bands

Already Sold-Out: Oh boy, several shows on Thursday have already reached their maximum. And frankly, we’re not surprised. Here’s the full list of sold out shows, in case you plan to try and beg, borrow, or steal your way in:

For those lucky enough to already have tickets to the above shows (or Noise Pop badges), be sure to arrive early to take full advantage.

John Vanderslice – “Nikki Oh Nikki”

Check These Shows Out: File this one under “Why isn’t this show sold out yet?” – The Soft Pack will be bringing their retro sound from LA to headline a Noise Pop show at Cafe du Nord, joined by Shannon and the Clams, Fidlar, and Surf Club.

Shannon and the Clams – “The Cult Song”

Surf Club – “Lonely Days”

Dirty Ghosts, complete with new lineup and ballsy new sound (with a new album out today), will be joined by Bare Wires, Chapter 24, and Chains of Love at Brick And Mortar.

Dirty Ghosts – “Ropes That Way”

Lastly, the Bay Bridged is proud to present the following lineup on Thursday at the Swedish American Music Hall: Mac McCaughan (of Superchunk and Portastatic) headlining, joined by Portland’s Sun Foot, as well as That Dog/The Rentals’ Rachel Haden and The Essex Green‘s Sasha Bell. Check out these six great acoustic videos of Mac McCaughan performances to further entice you.

Not A Concert: There are several great films screening on Thursday, and over at San Franpsycho’s 1314 Grant location, the Death Cab for Cutie/John Vanderslice photo exhibition by Peter Ellenby will see its official opening.