It’s been a while since we’ve seen Vagabon around here — catch her in SF Thursday. (photo: Katie Thompson)

Monday, September 25

Benjamin Booker, She Keeps Bees @ The Independent
Touring behind new album Witness, Booker brings classic soul that doesn’t just sound authentic, but speaks authentic, too.

Black Kids, Le Vice @ The New Parish
Follow the space-punk sounds of Black Kids across the Bay to the New Parish.

Juana Molina @ Great American Music Hall
Juana Molina isn’t just music — she’s an experience. Take in her unique version of “folktronica” at Great American.

Tuesday, September 26

L7 @ The Catalyst
Playing some Bay dates to supplement the theatrical release of Pretend We’re Dead, this show’s your best bet for a smaller crowd.

Moses Sumney @ Great American Music Hall
Sweet, sad vocals over sweeping electronic sounds.

Foxygen, Once and Future Band @ Gundlach Bundschu
Two big-sound, dance-centric bands at a picturesque winery — Save us a seat.

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart @ The Chapel
Psst…enter to win.

Wednesday, September 27

Showga with Doncat @ Starline Social Club
Stretch it out to the soothing sounds of Doncat.

Death Valley Girls @ The Catalyst
Take in some truly vintage Runaways-style riffs in Santa Cruz.

Television @ Gundlach Bundschu
Because Television’s original audience is now at an age where winery shows aren’t all that uncool.

Thursday, September 28

Rayana Jay, Siri, Michael Sneed, Red Corvette @ The New Parish
A full bill of homegrown rhythm, blues, and beats.

Fasiv, Devotionals, Minor Birds @ The Lost Church
Keep it local with this intimate show from some long-time Bay Area favorites.

Dance for DACA @ Starline Social Club
Featuring sets from new and old Bay favorites Chulita Vinyl Club and DJ Dials, for a good cause.

Vagabon, Nnamdi Ogbonnaya @ Swedish American Hall
The much-heralded (and with great reason) singer-songwriter comes back to the Bay.

Thee Oh Sees @ Great American Music Hall
The Hard Times had it right.

Andrew W.K. @ The Independent
This show added by popular demand, because nostalgia’s a powerful thing.