Boy Harsher will make your feet move and your head think.

Friday, January 26

Whiskerman, Marty O’Reilly, Madeline Tasquin @ The Independent (SF)
Continuing their month of local showcases, the Indy are welcoming one last local lineup.

Naima Shalhoub @ The Sound Room (Oakland)
Read our ‘Bands In Portrait’ on her from a few months back.

Younger Lovers @ The Ivy Room (Albany)
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from our favorite young punks.

Sleeptalk, Groves, First in Flight @ Neck of the Woods (SF)
Emerging bands invade your Neck of the Woods.

Saturday, January 27

Slow Bloom, Sciatic Nerve, Quiet @ 1-2-3-4 Go! (Oakland)
Slow Bloom: They’re loud, they’re a little pissed off, and they love Boy Meets World.

Showga with Brent Curriden @ Anchor Public Taps (SF)
Showga has hopped the Bay and partnered with Anchor for a special series in their new public taproom.

Willy Tea Taylor, Tommy Alexander, Taylor Kingman, Whiskey West @ The Catalyst Atrium (Santa Cruz)
The “burly outlaw country” of Willy Tea Taylor sets the tone for the Catalyst Atrium this Saturday.

Boy Harsher, Houses of Heaven @ Elbo Room (SF)

This “dark, but highly danceable” duo makes synth sounds for discerning ears.

Sunday, January 28

Auma, Praying, Mouth @ Golden Bull (Oakland)
Fast, frenetic punk and hardcore are on the menu Sunday evening at Golden Bull.