Spinning Platters Weekly Guide to Bay Area Concerts: 2016-05-11 – 2016-05-15

by Christopher Rogers on May 11, 2016

House Stark

Not precisely the wolves that are on their way to Berkeley this week.

This week in The Bay Area we have violence, arguments, wolves on an unlucky day, modern language usages, and raising money against cancer. Good. ‘Cause cancer sucks.

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.


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.

Christopher Rogers

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