Spinning Platters Weekly Guide to Bay Area Concerts, 12/27/12-1/2/13

by Dakin Hardwick on December 26, 2012

Royal Teeth at Rickshaw on January 2nd

Royal Teeth at Rickshaw on January 2nd

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

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