And now, the previews. Let’s get previewing. The time to preview is now and is now that we will preview. Previews, now.
• Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Violent Femmes at the Fillmore, San Francisco
Classic shout-along-with-the-song college radio guys who are still out on the road doin’-it-live.
• Thursday, May 12, 2016
David Cross at the Fox Theater, Oakland
Your abrasive friend who won’t stop talking about how wrong most things are.
• FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH, OH-NOOOO; Friday, May 13, 2016
Los Lobos, Los Cenzontles at the UC Theater, Berkeley
Speaking of bands that have kept working on the road for decades, Los Lobos bring their rock-and-roll to Berkeley this week.
• Saturday, May 14, 2016
Modern English, Soft Kill, Wax Idols, Crimson Scarlet, Ink Bats, Screaming Bloody Marys at the Metro, Oakland
Listen, if you write a song as universal as “I Melt With You,” you too can tour on it forever. Let’s listen to it again.
• Sunday, May 15, 2016
Sammy Hagar & James Hetfield, Melissa Etheridge, Tommy Lee, John Mayer, Pat Monahan, Joe Satriani at Fillmore, San Francisco (Acoustic-4-A-Cure Benefit)
Oldheads gather to raise money for a good cause – against cancer.