Friday, October 19
Aki Kumar @ The Sound Room
The South Bay’s (possibly the world’s) sole purveyor of Bollywood blues plays Oakland.
Voteside Lands feat. CupcakKe and Girlpool @ UC Berkeley
Chicago rapper CupcakKe is nothing if not outspoken. Be like her — use your voice and vote.
SYML @ The Chapel
It means “simple” in Welsh.
The Black Madonnna @ August Hall
Part mixmaster, part activist, the Black Madonna will blend genres of all kinds at August Hall.
Kamasi Washington @ The Warfield
Modern jazz’s golden boy takes the tenor sax to places you never could have imagined.
Saturday, october 20
BayviewLIVE @ Egbert Avenue
Spend a sunny Saturday with live art, tasty bites, Bay Area-adjacent acts like Rayana Jay and Kamaiyah.
MAD NOISE, Suzanimal @ Starline Social Club
With a little help from Suzanimal, MAD NOISE releases their new record, For My Mother.
Yaeji @ The UC Theatre
Korean-American experimental artist is “building a rapidly growing following for music that dives head first into themes of Korean identity, the value of therapy, and artistic creation.” Get on board with this growing fandom at the UC.
Tune-Yards, U.S. Girls @ The Fillmore
After a fiery set at Treasure Island, U.S. Girls are back in the Bay with their slinky grooves, supporting locals Tune-Yards.
Sunday, October 21
Ty Segall @ The Chapel
The former San Franciscan just never stops creating. Catch him in a solo, stripped-down set with accompanying acoustic acts from Shannon Lay and Mike Donovan.