Spinning Platters Weekly Guide to Bay Area Concerts: 2016-06-08 – 2016-06-12

by Christopher Rogers on June 8, 2016

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This week in The Bay Area we have fevers, spirits, and, well, Canadians.

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• Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The Sadies, Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco

Canadian merchants of twang ply their trade this week at Slim’s, plus the band that wrote the surf-rock song that became the intro for The Kids In The Hall.

• Thursday, June 9, 2016

Bob Dylan, Mavis Staples at the Greek Theater, Berkeley, also June 10

See Bob while you can.

• Friday, June 10, 2016

Dengue Fever at The Chapel, San Francisco

This is the psychedelic Cambodian pop group from SoCal that you might not have known was your favorite psychedelic Cambodian pop group from SoCal. Swirling, striking soundscapes.

• Saturday, June 11, 2016

Lyrics Born at the Independent, San Francisco

Local rapper makes good.

Lila Rose and Pamela Parker at Slim’s, San Francisco

SP’s Becka recommends Lila Rose. Sprawling, ambitious songs unafraid of being anthemy or arty or even “arty” with scare quotes added. Cinematic indierock? OK!

• Sunday, June 12, 2016

Superheaven, Creepoid, The Spirit Of the Beehive at the Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco

Listen, if you’re going to name your band after a film, you’re gonna have a bad time (SEO-wise).

Christopher Rogers

Christopher Rogers is a journalist / enthusiast / web-builder living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area. His favorite secret about the SF Bay Area is that -- --- --- ---- ---- ---- - -- ------ ----, --- - ---'- ------ ------, -- ------ --- -------.

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