PWR BTTM are gender norm subverters radiating with fresh charisma.
Monday, November 7
Swet Shop Boys @ Rickshaw Stop
A duo rapping for social justice with well-delivered quips addressing the experiences of engaging in a post 9/11 America while Muslim and Hindu.
Hiromi: The Trio Project @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Hiromi is an award-winning jazz pianist from Japan who will be accompanied by Hadrien Feraud and Simon Phillips.
Har Mar Superstar @ The Chapel
Har Mar Superstar is an alter ego, a mirage of a man until you’re up close and he’s partially or fully naked, and a baladeer with a heart of cheese.
Tuesday, November 8
DJ Jonathan Toubin – Election Party @ The Chapel
Drown your sorrows or drink in celebration. Either way, DJ Jonathan Toubin will be spinning and thank goodness for that, since Rolling Stone has called him “the most-liked man in the soul music scene.“
Election Night Results Viewing Party @ The New Parkway
Where better to watch the results than a community-oriented movie theatre? And they’ve got all political propensities covered too with the lobby and mezannine showing PBS, Theatre 1 airing CNN, and Theatre 2 playing Fox News.
The “Now Festival” Election Party @ St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
Though not much can be found about the event, it is boasting live music and free food. And for those disappointed by election results, applications for Canadian citizenship will be available.
Wednesday, November 9
PAPA @ The Chapel
Los Angeles based PAPA is a high energy dance party who was once handpicked for a Florence and the Machine’s US tour.
Nocturnal Habits @ The Hemlock Tavern
NPR has called Justin Trosper’s newest project, Nocturnal Habits, “alluring and dangerous, rolled in Cascadian fog and gnarled at the roots.”
PWR BTTM, Lisa Prank @ Rickshaw Stop
PWR BTTM is a safe space for gender neutrality and truckloads of glitter and glam. The last time they played Rickshaw Stop the bathrooms were converted into gender neutral who-cares-who-goes-in-where.
Thursday, November 10
Purling Hiss, CCR Headcleaner, Luke Sweeney @ The Chapel
Expect a tidalwave of guitars, fuzzed-out vocals, and drums driving oblivion forward.
Monarchy, HER @ Rickshaw Stop
Caroline Smith @ Swedish American Music Hall
Rumor goes that Caroline Smith will have a song on the new Broad City soundtrack. (YAS QUEEN.) Link above.
DZ Deathrays @ Thee Parkside
This is a show to giddily mosh-slosh with a cheap can of beer in hand. You’re gonna have fun.