bill murrayHilarity may or may not ensue with Bill Murray at Festival Napa Valley.

Monday, June 19

Hot Flash Heat Wave @ Rickshaw Stop
Cool down from this crazy heat wave with former Phono players Hot Flash Heat Wave as they debut their new record.

Preening, Valley Girls @ El Rio
A perfect night for a beer on the patio at El Rio, cap off your happy hour with two local rock and roll acts.

Tuesday, June 20

Bill Murray @ Festival Napa Valley
No laughs here (OK, maybe a few) — Murray will be testing out some spoken-word performances, featuring poetry and prose set against music from a chamber trio.

Nosferatu and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde with live accompaniment @ The New Parkway
Experience two horror classics back to back in the old tradition — with live music to punctuate the spooky moments.

Brontez Purnell Book Launch @ Pegasus Books
You may know Brontez Purnell from local bands Younger Lovers and Gravy Train!!!, along with countless other artistic endeavors he’s taken on over the years. His latest project, the novel Since I Laid My Burden Down, is getting a proper release at Pegasus Books.

Wednesday, June 21

The Band Ice Cream, Jet Trash @ Bottom of the Hill
Two noisy, gnarly rock bands will shake the foundations of Bottom of the Hill

Dopapod @ Moe’s Alley
Catch East Coast jam band Dopapod in Santa Cruz as they warm up for their San Francisco show on Thursday.

Raekwon @ Slim’s
Wu-Tang alum Raekwon takes his new record, The Wild, on the road to Northern California this week.

Tool @ SAP Center
If you were a member of the black shirt-baggy pants crowd in middle school, this one’s for you.

Thursday, June 22

Young Moon, Nine Pound Shadow @ The Ivy Room
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Young Moon. Find out what he’s been up to at the swiftly-rising Ivy Room in Albany.

Mondo Drag @ Hemlock Tavern
Oakland’s Mondo Drag is your ticket to some sold throwback psych.