Friday, June 29

Burger Boogaloo Kickoff Party @ The Octopus Literary Salon
As Oakland gets ready to host another year of the Boogaloo, the Octopus hosts a pre-party with RAMONA, the Ogres, and more.

Morgan Bolender @ Bar Fluxus
The tender sounds of Morgan Bolender’s songwriting will take you away from a tough week.

Kev Choice @ Yoshi’s
Celebrate the release of the in-demand pianist’s new EP, Feeling Ivory.

Saturday, June 30

Burger Boogaloo @ Mosswood Park
Decadence, debauchery, and fun-as-hell rock and roll take over Mosswood for the 9th year, featuring Devo, the Damned, and as always, your host John Waters.

Bells Atlas @ Red Bay Coffee
The Oakland band unveils their new video and sets off on their East Coast tour at a local coffee stop.

Nef the Pharaoh @ Complex Oakland
One of the most charismatic presences on the local rap scene, Nef plays the third floor of Complex.

Let It Bleed: A Rock and Roll Tampon Drive @ The Independent
Come armed with hygiene products for homeless SF citizens, and check out some rock and roll from KERA and Sasami.

NRVS LVRS, Y Axes, New Spell @ Phoenix Theater
This all-local elctro-inspired bill is a sure hit for North Bay citizens.

Sunday, July 1

M. Ward, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down @ Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival’s 81st season starts heating up with M. Ward and beloved local songwriter Thao Nguyen.

Brian Belknap @ Hopmonk Sonoma
The one-man band with a busking pedigree is trading BART stations for a more traditional venue on Sunday.