Diet Cig is set to play Brick & Mortar this Wednesday night.
Monday, February 20
Cloud Nothings, Kid Trails @ The Independent
Start your Noise Pop week off strong with extraordinarily loud garage punk band Cloud Nothings.
Tuesday, February 21
Weyes Blood @ Swedish American Music Hall
Weyes Blood: mournful instrumentation, vocals drenched in a blue hue, and a name derived from the Flannery O’Connor novel Wise Blood.
Tino Drima, Spooky Mansion @ Bender’s Bar and Grill
TBB writer Hailey Simposon explains Tino Drima “is a six-piece super-group of sorts, featuring members of O (fka Black Cobra Vibers), French Cassettes, and Spooky Mansions.” Free show sponsored by the kings & queens of entertainment Do the Bay.
Wednesday, February 22
John Darnielle (The Mountain Goats) @ The Booksmith
Find out just how esoteric and erudite the frontman of The Mountain Goats is at his book reading for debut novel Wolf in a White Van.
Diet Cig, Plush @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
What are you doing with your life if you aren’t basking in the presence of Diet Cig screaming, “fuck your Ivy League sweater”?
Kelis, Rayana Jay @ 1015 Folsom
Rayana Jay’s Sorry About Last Night release from last year was one of the best 2016 albums from the Bay Area; no hyperbole.
Julia Holter (solo), Madeline Kenney, Doncat @ Swedish American Music Hall
Solo set from Julia Holter who produces ethereal swells of cascading harmonies.
Thursday, February 23
Sarah Bethe Nelson, Ganglians @ SF Eagle
It’s Sarah Bethe Nelson’s record release party!
Deafheaven @ The Independent
Expect a crushing wall of guitar and drums from metal band Deafheaven.
Julien Baker, Miserable @ Great American Music Hall
I hear it’s just a given that if you attend a Julien Baker show, then you will cry giant globs of tears all over the people next to you.
PWR BTTM, The Total Bettys @ Starline Social Club
Glam queer argonauts PWR BTTM want to cover you in glitter and love.