Ben Gibbard

Monday, June 5

Valerie June @ Great American Music Hall
Acclaimed songwriter and current queen of Americana and soul Valerie June headlines Great American Music Hall.

Rogue Wave @ Alamo Drafthouse
Come for a showing of D-Tour, stay for a performance by Rogue Wave.

Kendra McKinley @ The Crepe Place
A magnetic performer who crafts rich pop tunes, McKinley’s taking her show on the road to Santa Cruz.

Tuesday, June 6

Vulfpeck @ The Fillmore
Fun and funky Vulfpeck will no doubt fill up the Fillmore.

The Donkeys @ Hemlock Tavern
Well-loved indie players the Donkeys bring their sunny Southern California sounds to the dark back room of Hemlock.

Low Cut Connie @ Lagunitas
Before their show at Brick + Mortar on Thursday, join them for a laid-back, boozy, and best of all, free performance at Lagunitas in Petaluma.

Boy Scouts @ Bottom of the Hill
Supporting Kevin Devine, San Francisco’s Boy Scouts (aka Taylor Vick) brings her “melodies and chanting refrains” to Bottom of the Hill.

Wednesday, June 7

Milk was a Bad Choice with Perhapsy, Pregnant, Pity Party @ Milk Bar
Three of our recent faves that start with the letter P are filling out a lineup at Milk Bar.

West Coast Songwriters Competition @ Art Boutiki

Check out work from some local artists before the San Jose Semi-Finals.

Game Three: Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers @ The Chapel
You’ll likely be able to catch Game Three at pretty much any TV-equipped establishment, but for an interesting change, head on down to the Chapel and watch in on their massive 24-foot screen.

Thursday, June 8

Ben Gibbard, Thao Nguyen @ Davies Symphony Hall
Local legend Thao Nguyen teams up with the beloved Ben Gibbard for what has to be an unforgettable night.

VHS Collection, the Y Axes @ Cafe du Nord
Catch up with our old friend Cafe du Nord by taking in a show in the newly-reopened space.

Dolphina Lounge Series with Meernaa @ Bimbo’s 365 Club
One of our favorite newcomers Meernaa headlines Bimbo’s local talent showcase.

US Air Guitar Championships @ Rickshaw Stop
For reasons that should be pretty obvious, San Francisco is a hotbed of talent for competitive air guitarists. See the best of SF show their stuff at Rickshaw Stop.

Waterfront Flicks presents Purple Rain @ Jack London Square
Summer means outdoor movies. Kick off your season of open-air film screenings with the modern music classic Purple Rain.

Kuinka @ The Catalyst
Their name means “How?” in Finnish, in case you were wondering.