Happy New Year from SpinningPlatters. Please go support a local live music venue or seven…
Thursday, December 27th
The Growlers, Sam Flax, The Abigails at The Fillmore
Friday, December 28th & Saturday, December 29th
X, Hey Jerusalem at Slim’s
Hey Jerusalem are a band from Austin, TX that do a creepy blend of goth and soul that will make Nick Cave long for a rainbow. X are best band to ever come out of Los Angeles. Slim’s is hosting both bands for two nights, and it will be a lovely way to escape from the rain and cold.
Howlin’ Rain, Vetiver at Cafe du Nord
Saturday, December 29th
Negativland, Bobby Joe Ebola & The Children McNuggits, Sweet Nothing at The Uptown Nightclub
Negativland are a legendary collective from the bay area. They were early electronic innovators. as well as always read for political commentary that is both funny and insightful.
Sunday, December 30th
Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project at The Chapel
Ralph Carney is the inventor of the slide clarinet. He also played horns on Tom Wait’s Big Time album. He’s quite the genius, and you can see him perform for free at The Chapel, which is a beautiful new venue.
Monday, December 31st
Erykah Badu, The Coup, Syd Tha Kyd at The Fox Theater – Oakland
Dawes, Blake Mills at The Independent
Terry Malts, Toys That Kill, Pins Of Light at Hemlock Tavern
Nick Waterhouse, Quinn Deveaux, Gaucho at Bimbo’s 365 Club
Turquoise Jeep at Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, January 2nd
Royal Teeth, Gentlemen Hall, Mister Loveless at Rickshaw Stop
Roy Hargrove at Yoshi’s – San Francisco