Come meet King Dream tonight at the Independent.

Friday, August 24

King Dream, Kendra McKinley @ The Independent
Jeremy Lyon’s new project, King Dream, makes its official recorded debut at the Independent tonight, with a little help from singer-songwriter Kendra McKinley.

Jerry’s Timeshare, King Willow, Silhouette Era @ Amnesia
For Amnesia’s late show, local indie with off-kilter quirk take Amnesia’s stage. With only a $5 cover, you can afford this one.

Life Size Models, Unlikely Heroes @ Art Boutiki
San Jose pop-art-punk band Life Size Models are hosting a one-night-only live recording session at Art Boutiki. Come take part in something permanent.

Saturday, August 25

Calpurnia @ The Fillmore
Stranger Things‘ Finn Wolfhard (AKA Mike Wheeler) delves into his other life as rockstar member of Calpurnia, a young Toronto-based rock band.

Sunata, Unlikely Heroes, Living Among Giants, Manos Lindas, Unlucky Me @ 924 Gilman
A benefit for Philando Feeds The Children, this jam-packed rock show raises money to cover school lunches for kids in the St. Paul area.

Sweet Peaches @ Art Boutiki
The first of two promising Fremont-based bands on this list, Sweet Peaches has a sweet, jazzy, Jackson 5 groove.

Anna Hillburg @ Octopus Literary Salon
Retro-groove trumpeter Anna Hillburg is back with some new shows and a new record, Really Real, due in October.

Sunday, August 26

Fu¢k, The Laytcomers @ Hemlock Tavern
¢elebrate Fu¢k’s first new record in 10+ years, with a little help from the East Bay’s the Laytcomers.

The Homobiles, Messy Lover, Side Pony @ Elbo Room Jack London
Sunday night gets a whole lot less settled with queer punk supergroup the Homobiles and “Dolly Parton-inspired” rock of Side Pony.

Andrew Combs, Rose Droll @ Cafe Du Nord
Dallas singer-songwriter Andrew Combs get some support from well-loved local Rose Droll.