Screen Shot 2016-10-30 at 10.41.41 PMThe Wild Reeds play The Chapel on Thursday.


Monday, October 31

Giraffage, XXYYXX @ Mezzanine
San Francisco based globetrotter Giraffage comes back to woo fans with his shimmering synths and danceable beats.

The King Khan & BBQ Show @ Slim’s
Rock n’ roll, garage punk, doo-wop: King Khan & The BBQ has it all.

Sunflower Bean @ Rickshaw Stop
When a band releases their debut album on Fat Possum Records you know they’re about as buzzy as they come. And with good reason: Sunflower Bean delivers well-executed “wistful magic…metal inspired hooks to hauntingly inspired psychedelia” according to our writer Rob Goodman.

Brand New, The Front Bottoms, Modern Baseball @ San Jose State Event Center
Here’s your chance to listen to Brand New’s third studio album, The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me, in its entirety.

Tuesday, November 1

Male Gaze @ Hemlock Tavern
Male Gaze are mainstays on John Dwyer’s label, Castle Face Records.

King Charles @ The Independent
Click the hyperlink above to have “Love Lust” stuck in your head all day regardless of whether you want it in there or not.

Sum 41, Senses Fail @ The Regency Ballroom
Unless you’re “In Too Deep” with other plans, see these pop-punk heroes for maximum Warped Tour nostalgia.

Wednesday, November 2

Caspian @ Great American Music Hall
These post-rock wunderkinds will have you feeling some sort of way with their ambient instrumentals.

Soundbreaking episode sneak peek @ The Independent
Moderated by KQED’s Gabe Meline, watch a sneek peek of the eight-episode series Soundbreaking that sets out to uncover the music makers buried deep in the liner notes.

Tauk @ Moe’s Alley
Brooklyn’s instrumental quartet Tauk will be showcasing songs off of their latest album, Sir Nebula.

Hip Hop For Change Presents Dia De Los Muertos: Los Rakas @ Great Northern
Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos with Los Rakas who, according to MTV, mixes reggae with Caribbean dancehall.

Thursday, November 3

Nas, Ms. Lauryn Hill @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Join the MLH Caravan for a night. Ms. Lauryn Hill says, “

[it]allows me to continue the theme of unity and celebration of the many facets of cultural and artistic beauty throughout the African diaspora.”

Christopher Owens @ Starline Social Club
Christopher Owens is back with new songs and soon, a new EP album.

The Wild Reeds @ The Chapel
I cannot say enough good things about these Americana songstresses. They’ve always quieted a room with their wide emotional and vocal range every time I’ve seen them.