Recommended, 5/16-22: City Center, Weekend, SS10, King Lollipop

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. Fred Thomas' City Center/Swimsuit tour arrives at Milk I'm a big Fred Thomas (Saturday Looks Good to Me, Mighty Clouds) enthusiast, and Thomas' latest project, City Center, continues his long-term winning streak, with an expansive experimental indie rock that's both jammy and full of hooks. City Center is touring with Thomas' lo-fi pop band, Swimsuit. The bands [...]

Live This Month: May 2011 – an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #248)

Live This Month: May 2011 In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. May features a couple of local festivals -- S.S. Records' ten-year anniversary celebration and SF Popfest (which we'll be discussing later this month in a separate mixtape) -- as well as the usual slate of touring bands coming through town. Veterans like Cass McCombs and The Raveonettes both recently put out what might be the best albums of lengthy careers; others, including Craft Spells and No Joy, are enjoying strong [...]

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