Friday, September 28
Hollie Cook @ The New Parish
Sex Pistols progeny Hollie Cook brings her distinct brand of “tropical pop” to Oakland.
Jessica Hopper + Carvell Wallace @ Green Apple Books on the Park
Tonight, living female rock critic Jessica Hopper will be joined by Oakland writer Carvell Wallace for a talk on her new memoir, Night Moves.
Parquet Courts @ The Ritz
Miss them at the Fillmore last night? There’s still time to catch a ride down to their show in San Jose.
This Is Not your Fest: Day One @ Elbo Room Jack London
This Is Not Your Fest is a weekend-spanning festival focused on defeating racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia in the music community, and benefitting Bay Area Women Against Rape. On tonight’s bill: Oinga Boinga, Protected Left, Silent Era, and Nopes.
Saturday, September 29
Beyonce + Jay-Z: OTR II @ Levi’s Stadium
There are still some cheap seats available.
Japanese Breakfast @ Great American Music Hall
Still riding high from the release of last year’s Soft Sounds From Another Planet, Michelle Zauner brings her unstoppable energy to Great American Music Hall for a series of DJ sets.
Dangermaker @ The Independent
Party with local band Dangermaker as they celebrate the release of their sophomore record, Run.
French Cassettes @ El Rio
French Cassettes are back! The sunny-sounding indie pop band return with a set at El Rio.
Sunday, September 30
Graham Coxon @ August Hall
The Blur co-founder gets an assist from local Travis Hayes as his opener.
Gutter Swan @ Hopmonk Sonoma
Americana “where dark and light mingle” is the name of the game for Gutter Swan, heading to the North Bay for a Sonoma County show on Sunday.
A Bowie Celebration @ Mountain Winery
Artists that supported the beloved David Bowie through the years come together to perform his work. It’s as close as you’re gonna get to Bowie without use of a time machine.