What To Do In The 415
by Danish Aziz
Tuesday, April 15
- Cat Power @ The Warfield. I hear post-Karl Lagerfeld Cat Power doesn’t get drunk and flip out on stage anymore 😦
- Handsome Furs @ Bottom of the Hill. Husband/Wife duos are almost always awesome.
that’s the ray that murdered that woman on the boat in florida. bastard.
Wednesday, April 16
- Apocalyptica @ Slim’s. Classically trained Finnish cello metal band, well known for their covers of Metallica.
- Half-Handed Cloud @ Rickshaw Stop. The trombonist from Sufjan Stevens’ band the Illinoisemakers.
holy fuuuuck the invading forces manned up with a freaking kitten OH MAH GAWD
Thursday, April 17
- Rilo Kiley @ The Concourse Exhibition Center. They were in Salute Your Shorts.
kite: “how come you always get my profile?”
Friday, April 18
- Devin the Dude @ Shattuck Down Low in Berkeley. Friendliest rapper you know.
- Elf Power @ Bottom of the Hill. Legends of Athens, Georgia’s finest.
- The Papercuts @ Cafe du Nord. SF indie stalwarts.
- Romanowski @ Mighty. SF DJ makes Dub for the dance floor.
ok, that’s a dog…and that’s his rainbow colored excrement maybez?
Saturday, April 19
- DJ A-Trak @ Amoeba. Tour DJ responsible for the hipsterization of Kanye West.
- Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, NERD, and Rihanna @ HP Pavilion in San Jose. Two of our best producers on one stage.
- Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival @ Japantown. $3 pints of beer, lots of food, and free music.
get under the sand castle, hide! eat your brother for sustenance!
Sunday, April 20
- Jay Z and Mary J Blige @ Oakland Arena. No description necessary.
- Cypress Hill @ The Fillmore. Remember the 90s?
- Last day of the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival @ Japantown. Parade!
Monday, April 21
- The Von Bondies @ The Independent. The dude who got beat up by Jack White.
The Von Bondies – “C’mon C’mon” (mp3)
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