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THIS WEEK’S TOP EVENTS – SAN FRANCISCO + NEW YORK

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We at Broke-Ass Stuart want to make sure you’re living your life to the fullest. That’s why we outfit our SF and NYC calendars with the best possible events we can find. Below are the best of the best, the cream of the crop, the things we felt it was our duty to highlight. Now go have an amazing week.

Rad Upcoming SF Events

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Dead Man Walking Live Performance
THU. 05/07 | 6:00PM @ Amoeba SF
Members of The Damned, The Stray Cats, Guns N’ Roses, and The Alarm have come together as Dead Men Walking, a super-group unlike any other.
ADMISSION: FREE

Jessie Andrews + Tropicool + BONES + Party Photos by The Cobra Snake
FRI. 05/08 | 9:00PM @ Harlot
This show is right up your alley if you like deep music. Tropicool and BONES kick the night off and will be playing side by side for their first ever B2B set in SF.
ADMISSION: FREE B4 11PM

2015 Oakland Drops Beats
May 9, 2015 | Noon to 9 pm @ 15th and Webster, Oakland
Oakland Drops Beats is an all day music crawl in downtown Oakland, bringing live music into nontraditional venue spaces, musicians with Oakland’s event producers, and the community with creative and musical engagement. Saturday,
ADMISSION: FREE

16th Annual San Francisco Oysterfest
SAT. 05/09 | 11:00AM @ Golden Gate Park
Music, Food and Drinks. This event is the largest Oyster festival on the West Coast drawing over 250,000 people to date. Over half a million succulent oysters have willingly sacrificed themselves over the years.
ADMISSION: $35

Spicy Unlimited Food Festival
SAT. 05/09 | 11AM – 6PM @ Justin Herman Plaza
Spicy Unlimited is a food festival, brought to you by Festive Fest Corporation, showcasing spicy foods. We invite both seasoned and amateur food lovers to come explore and expand their spicy palate.
ADMISSION: FREE

Dear Handmade Life: Patchwork Show
SUN. 05/10 | 11:00AM – 5:00PM @ Jack London Sq.
150 arts + crafts and design vendors, food stalls, diy crafting and more! Bring yo’ mama!
ADMISSION: FREE

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party: Mission District
Sunday, May 10 – All Day | The Mission
The Mission Sunday Streets will take place on Valencia St from 26th St to McCoppin Hub Plaza. Sunday Streets is a pet friendly event.
ADMISSION: FREE

Franklin BBQ: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto
MON. 05/11 | 6:30PM – 7:30PM @ Omnivore Books
When Aaron Franklin and his wife, Stacy, opened up a small barbecue trailer on the side of an Austin, Texas, interstate in 2009, they had no idea what they’d gotten themselves into.
ADMISSION: FREE

Bombino
TUE. 05/12 | 9:00PM @ The New Parish
Born and raised in Niger, in the northern city of Agadez, Bombino is a member of the Tuareg Ifoghas tribe, a nomadic people descended from the Berbers of North Africa; for centuries they have fought against colonialism and the imposition of strict Islamic rule. You NEED to check this shit out.
ADMISSION: $25

Pleasantry, Starry Eyed Cadet, Largesse
WED. 05/13 | 8:00PM @ Hotel Utah
Recycling musicians from Singapore, the quintet crafts and carves music out of each member’s disparate listening backgrounds. Drawing inspiration from dreamed-up scenarios based on real-life scripts.
ADMISSION: $8

Check out even MORE kick-ass events on our SF calendar here!

Rad Upcoming NY Events

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Delicate Steve: Live From The Shop
THU. 05/07 | 7:00PM @ Moscot Gallery/Music Space
Delicate Steve is the moniker of musician Steve Marion, a multi-instrumentalist originally hailing from Fredon, New Jersey who leads the band of the same name.[1] Delicate Steve’s sound has been described as hand-crafted with elements of progressive rock, folksy twang, African rhythms, surf rock and 1970s pop.
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP

Holychild, Monogold, New Myths, Whitewash
FRI. 05/01 | 7:00PM @ BROOKLYN BAZAAR 
Music starts around 8 and goes all the way until 1 AM. As always with BK Night Bazaar, there will be copious amounts of vendors, food, beer, art, ping-pong and putt-putt.
ADMISSION: FREE

Har Mar Superstar, Lost Lander, Holiday Mountain, Mereki
SAT. 05/09 | 7:00PM @ Brooklyn Bazaar
Music starts around 8 and goes all the way until 1 AM. As always with BK Night Bazaar, there will be copious amounts of vendors, food, beer, art, ping-pong and putt-putt.
ADMISSION: FREE

Sundays in The Panther Room | Dejan/ Ray Zuniga/ Lily Ray
SUN. 05/10 | 10:00PM- 4:00AM @ Output
Ray Zuniga of Signal Flow; Signal Flow is a new live electronic Dj and production duo featuring San Francisco’s own Michael Tello of PillowTalk and Ray Zuniga.
ADMISSION: FREE

Mobile Mondays! Ted Smooth’s Old School Jam
MON. 05/11 | 10:00PM @ Bowery Electric
Punk Rock, New Wave, and Soul, Pop Music, Salsa, Rock and Roll, Calypso, Reggae, Rhythm and Blues, Disco and anything else classic and danceable -all on 45 RPM singles.
ADMISSION: FREE

A Conversation with George Clinton
TUE. 05/12 | 7:00PM @ Brooklyn Museum
With Clinton at the helm of their Mothership, P-funk uprooted funk from its earthly origins, sending it into outer space. Music as we know it would look a lot different (and less colorful) without the contributions of George Clinton.
ADMISSION: $15

Sam Prekop
TUE. 05/12 | 8:00PM @ Trans Pecos
Regardless of the style he is working in, Sam Prekop’s music is always imbued with a sense of wide-eyed discovery and exploration. As the singer and guitarist of The Sea and Cake, Prekop has incorporated elements of traditional styles from around the world, expanding the public perception of what it means to be the leader of a pop band. Also, I love love love him.
ADMISSION: $15

SCIENCE FRIDAY TRIVIA NIGHT, HOSTED BY IRA FLATOW, PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TRIVWORKS
WED. 05/13 | 7:30PM @ The Bell House
Host Ira Flatow invites you to join other enthusiasts for a raucous, laugh-filled night of team trivia covering all things science: biology, chemistry, astronomy, technology, nature and more, as well as famous science scenes from TV/film and pop culture.
ADMISSION: $15

Check out even MORE kick-ass events on our NYC calendar here!

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