What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 8 – 11

Chulita Vinyl Club marks the 2nd performance of their San Jose debut. Monday, May 8 Diet Cig @ Catalyst Atrium If you missed them at Rickshaw Stop last week, try again in the smaller Catalyst Atrium. Movie Night at the Indy: Wayne's World Party time, excellent, et cetera et cetera. The Total Bettys @ Hemlock Tavern One of our favorite local bands is here to start your week off right. Neil Degrasse Tyson @ Davies Symphony Hall Go see one of the most soothing speaking voice in decades IRL as he expounds on his favorite subject: the cosmos. Tuesday, May [...]

Review/Photos: Pickathon continues to thrive in the wilds of Oregon

Ty Segall and friends @ Pickathon 2013 (Photo: Joseph Schell) Article by Anna Schell / Photos by Joseph Schell Bay Area artists Ty Segall, White Fence, Jessica Pratt, The Devil Makes Three, and Diane Ferlatte played at Oregon’s annual Pickathon music festival this past weekend. After 15 years, Pickathon’s organizers have the winning festival formula dialed in: eclectic line-up + attendance capped at 7,000 + kid-friendly + environmentally-friendly = everybody’s happy. Featured musical artists tended to agree, frequently declaring the three-day festival a highlight of their touring circuit. “Everyone in the world is trying to do what you’re doing here,” [...]

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