Spinning Platters Weekly Guide to Bay Area Concerts, 6/11/15-6/17/15

by Dakin Hardwick on June 11, 2015


Thursday, June 11th

Tumbleweed Wanderers, Debbie Neigher at The Independent

Local boys Tumbleweed Wanderers have played for pretty much everybody in pretty much every room in Northern California. Why? Because this Folk Country band is so great that everyone wants to book them. And they are hard working guys that believe in working hard and putting on a good show.

The New Mastersounds, On The Spot Trio at Great American Music Hall

Friday, June 12th

Emmy The Great, Up Is The Down Is The, Benji Marx at Hotel Utah

Emmy The Great is one of the UK’s finest songwriters. She’s already quite popular across the pond, so we are all quite lucky to be have the opportunity to see her in a place as large as most living rooms.

H2O, Cruel Hand, No Limbs, Bastard Of The Young at Thee Parkside

Saturday, June 13th

San Cisco, MOTHXR at Great American Music Hall

San Cisco are a pure joy. Their shows are triumphant expressions of pure happiness & dancing. It’s the only way to spend a Saturday night.

Mamrie Hart, Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart at The Regency Ballroom

Sunday, June 14th

Steven Wilson at The Warfield

Steven Wilson is the frontman of legendary progressinve rock band Porcupine Tree. His solo work pushes the boundaries what we consider progressive rock, incorporating elements of metal and jazz within his already complex music. This show is basically going to open your mind to what music is.

The Family Stone at Yoshi’s

Tuesday, May 16th

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at The New Parish

It’s been a whopping 10 years since Clap Your Hands Say Yeah brought their dance friendly rock n roll out to the masses. Tonight, they celebrate their classic self-titled debut by playing it front to back at Oakland’s very intimate The New Parish. It’s gonna be a monster of a show.

Jedi Mind Tricks, Richie Cunning at The Independent

Wednesday, July 17th

Dizzy Gillespie’s Afro Cuban Experience at Yoshi’s

No, they did not raise Dizzy Gillespie from the grave. That would’ve been amazing. However, Gillespie’s bassist is put together a great band, and he’s going to be thrilling us with excellent afro cuban jazz.

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