Have you been good enough for Krampus this year?
Friday, December 21
Killer Whale @ Bottom of the Hill
In addition to the up-and-coming Killer Whale on this bill is The Bernal Buzzard And The Richmond Rhythm Review, a project of Pete Fields of Trainwreck Riders and Slow Motion Cowboys.
Too $hort Camp Fire Benefit @ 1015 Folsom
The Oakland originator raises funds for Camp Fire relief with a little help from Aux Cord, Sean G, Nanosaur and more.
Y0Y, 100Fire, Nyre @ Hotel Utah
Dreamy and a little bit dark, this lineup of Northern and Central Californian psych and shoegaze will give you a reason to chill out this weekend.
More Fatter @ Rickshaw Stop
Catch this young SF party-funk band at a venue as cozy as Rickshaw Stop while you still can.
Saturday, December 22
Krampus du Nord @ Cafe du Nord
Today’s your last day to enjoy Noise Pop + DoTheBay’s holiday pop-up bar, featuring black metal, themed drinks, and more twisted Christmas cheer.
Horders @ The Star
Get a little listen of the North Bay band’s new EP, coming in 2019.
Lumerians, JUUJUU @ Rickshaw Stop
How to define Lumerians? According to their Bandcamp bio, “Lumerians are a prodigious force in the extra-terrestrial realms of modern psychedelia.” If that didn’t clear anything up for you, go to Rickshaw Stop on Saturday for a better idea.
The Limousines Super Wholesome Family Christmas @ The Ritz
The title replaces the annual ‘Limousines XXXMas F*ckfest,’ for obvious reasons. Also on the bill: Cemetery Sun, Balancing the Lion, and Savant Garde.
Acoustic Benefit for SPCA @ 924 Gilman
Redwood Groovy, Grumpster, Livewater like you’ve never really heard them. Dogs welcome, but as usual, jerks are not.
Sunday, December 23
Matt Jaffe Annual Holiday Revue @ Sweetwater Music Hall
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…Get in the spirit with San Franciscan Matt Jaffe and his holiday revue not in the north pole, but the North Bay. Best part? It’s free.