Lee Fields & The Expressions

The best thing about a festival is tripping over your new favorite band, not hearing The Who do “My Generation” for the 4,000th time. So, I present to you here are your ten new favorite acts… all pulled from the bottom half of the Outside Lands poster. Still haven’t bought tickets? Well, there’s still time. Just click here!
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Tonight and The Independent, we will all enjoy a bean feast. Also, what's a bean feast?

Tonight and The Independent, we will all enjoy a bean feast. Also, what’s a bean feast?

Thursday, June 26th

Veruca Salt, The Echo Friendly at The Independent

Veruca Salt released two fine pieces of fuzzy guitar pop goodness in the mid 90s. It’s been far too long since Louise Post and Nina Gordon have put collaborated on a project, but the new Veruca Salt record is another classic piece of Alternative Nation era rock goodness. Kennedy would be proud!

Southern Culture On The Skids, Aloha Screwdriver at Great American Music Hall

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Bay Area Legend Jello is playing Oakland Metro Operahouse

I am amazed by the amount of the amount of dust that I’m still finding in places after Outside Lands this year… Yes, it was good fun, but it’s time to enjoy some music indoors, over concrete. And, well, we’ve got a wonderful week of excellent music on our docket.

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Making the world safe far all on May 18th...

This list simply goes to show you that there is no such thing as a slow week in the bay area for shows…. We have two legendary punk bands playing in SF, plus a slew of other odds and ends that insure that nobody’s musical taste will go unaccounted for. So, do yourself a favor and go to a few shows this week. You’ve worked hard and deserve it!

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