Thursday, January 2nd
Terry Malts, Audacity, White Night, Gravy Drop at The Knockout
Brian McKnight at Yoshi’s – San Francisco
Friday, January 3rd
Goh Nahamura, Sea Of Bees, Trevor Garrod at Cafe du Nord
Sunrunners, The Bye Bye Blackbirds, The Real Numbers at Bottom Of The Hill
Saturday, January 4th
Touch My Rash, Dog Party! at Homestead Lanes
The Bay Area has a longstanding tradition of amazing pop punk bands. Touch My Rash and Dog Party are two fantastic bands that have carried on the longstanding tradition of moshable hooks from the likes of NOFX, Mr T Experience, and Green Day.
Sunday, January 5th
Pharoah Sanders at Yoshi’s – Jack London Square
Pharoah Sanders is one of the greatest saxophone players of all time. He was a major part of John Coltrane’s mid/late 60’s band, helping create the beautiful chaos that was spawned during this highly lucrative period in jazz.
Tuesday, January 7th
Tower Of Power at Yoshi’s – Jack London Square
There are two things we are great at in the Bay Area: Producing pop punk bands and R&B groups. Tower Of Power are legends and one of the most important things to ever come out of Oakland. Tonight’s gig will be an amazing hometown party from one of the best!
Califone, The Luyas at The Chapel
Wednesday, January 8th
Mikal Cronin, Cool Ghouls, Cocktails at Rickshaw Stop
Garage rock icon Mikal Cronin put out one of the best singer/songwriter records of 2013. Cool Ghouls have perfected the art of fusing together R&B and punk rock. Together we have an excellent night of super awesome local rock & roll!