Friday, November 30
Jay Som, Justus Proffit @ Starline Social Club
Though she recently relocated to (guess where) LA, Jay Som will always be ours. There, she linked up with label-mate Justus Proffitt, and released an EP with him called Nothing’s Changed. The two bring the new work to Starline tonight.
Nicki Bluhm @ Terrapin Crossroads
Without her usual Gramblers behind her, Nicki Bluhm plays the North Bay with help from the Coffis Brothers.
Dragon Smoke @ The Independent
Born of the high-class, high-energy late-night magic of NOLA Jazz Fest’s SuperJam, Dragon Smoke make a rare return to the Independent.
The Chocolate Watchband @ Bottom of the Hill
You’ve likely never heard of the Chocolate Watchband — and that’s OK, cause based on our demographics, we know you probably weren’t alive in 1965. Get to know these psych-rock innovators from the Peninsula who took FM radio by storm back in your parents’ day.
Ruby Ibarra @ Brick + Mortar
The San Lorenzo-based rapper brings her serious swagger to San Francisco.
Saturday, December 1
Keak da Sneak @ The Catalyst Atrium
Truck on down to Santa Cruz for a set from the Oakland hyphy originator.
Sunday, December 2
6lack, Tierra Whack @ The Fox
Slow and smooth, 6lack’s been on critics’ radar this year for good reason. He’ll be joined by fellow rapper-on-the-rise Tierra Whack.