Kehlani and Friends ChristmasCan we talk about how brilliant this art is, though?

Friday, December 8

Nicole Atkins @ Cafe du Nord (SF)
Drawing from American greats like Carole King and Patsy Cline, Atkins is bringing her new record, Goodnight Rhonda Lee, to Cafe du Nord.

Bill Murray, Jan Vogler, and Friends @ The Masonic (SF)
Bill Murray with a cellist? We’re listening…

Tomo Nakayama @ The Lost Church (SF)
The gentle strains of Seattleite Nakayama will soothe the Lost Church’s congregation.

Renegade Skies, XWYVZ, Carpool Tunnel @ Art Boutiki (San Jose)
Get to know some promising new South Bay bands at the Art Boutiki.″>Tsunami Christmas with Kehlani and Friends @ The Fox (Oakland)
R&B queen and Oakland native headlines this holiday special.

Saturday, December 9

Alex Lahey, Dude York @ Bottom of the Hill (SF)
The sometimes sardonic, sometimes silly Aussie links up with Seattle’s raucous Dude York for a fun night at Bottom of the Hill.

Justin Townes Earle, Mapache @ Gundlach Bundschu Winery (Sonoma)
Not only is this a fabulous (((FolkYEAH!))) lineup, it’s puts some cash back into the North Bay economy.

Sunday, December 10

Tsunami Christmas with Kehlani and Friends @ The Fox (Oakland)
Here’s your second chance.

Victim’s Family, Joy Subtraction, Great Apes @ The Phoenix Theater (Petaluma)
And did we mention it’s a benefit show?