This Week’s Events: San francisco + new york
Rad Upcoming SF Events
THU. 08/06 | 7:00PM – 9:30PM @ 1AM GALLERY
Presenting a solo exhibition by Eddie Colla fresh off an extended international tour with his new collection, “Nothing Lasts Forever.” The show revolves around the images Colla has left behind in his travels along with the thoughts and experiences that are fading and changing with the passing of time.
FRI. 08/07 | 9:00PM @ MILK BAR
Riverside, CA-based Naive Thieves weave intriguing instrumentations over a shining vintage 50s/60s pop sound.
ADMISSION: $516th Annual Laurel Street Fair | Oakland
SAT. 08/08 | 11:00AM – 6:00PM @ MACARTHUR BLVD. BETWEEN 35TH & 38TH AVE
An outdoor community festival featuring over three blocks of locally made accessories and crafts, artists, children’s carnival,chefs & pop-up kitchens, and so much more!
SUN. 08/09 | 3:00PM @ OMNIVORE BOOKS
From cheesemaking authority and teacher Louella Hill comes an education so timely and inspiring that every cheese lover and cheesemonger, from novice to professional, will have something to learn.
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Baby In Vain, Annie Girl and the Flight, Little Sister
MON. 08/10 | 9:00PM @ BRICK & MORTAR MUSIC HALL
Baby In Vain play a version of 90s stoner rock and grunge, with heavy guitar riffs and screeching vocals, but still draws in references from sludge and heavy metal.
JinnyOops! Live Performance & Signing
TUE. 08/11 | 4:00PM @ AMOEBA MUSIC SF
JinnyOops! is an all-female rock trio from Osaka, Japan, they have played many festivals world-wide such as SXSW.
Drink Anchor Steam with Detour
WED. 08/12 | 5:30PM @ SAN FRANCISCO
Detour is a location audio tour app featuring story driven tours that offer an intimate look at San Francisco. Meet at the corner of Montgomery St & Washington St and partake in a free Detour, don’t forget to bring your headphones. After experiencing a Detour first hand we will meet at Columbus Café to continue the conversation and Drink Steam with the tour’s narrator, Gary Kamiya.
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Rad Upcoming NY Events
THU. 08/06 | 7:00PM @ EAST RIVER PARK
Dan Snaith’s latest album, Our Love (2014), isn’t the sound of isolated basement creation but the sound of Dan at his most connected – with love for his listeners, his collaborators, and those closest to him.
ADMISSION: FREE Third World / Awa Sangho
FRI. 08/07 | 7:30PM @ PROSPECT PARK BANDSHELL
THIRD WORLD, a group of friends who found their own place in the rich ecosystem of 1973 Kingston, Jamaica. They caught Marley’s eye, were asked to tour in support of the Wailers, and the rest is history.
tUnE-yArDs / Shabazz Palaces
SAT. 08/08 | 7:30PM @ PROSPECT PARK BANDSHELL
The experimental hip-hop duo SHABBAZZ PALACES is the first hip-hop group to grace the SubPop record label. After emerging a few years ago in a Seattleite cloud of mystery, they have come to stand for a woozy, patchwork, and altogether intoxicating approach to beat-making.
Glass Animals/Taylor McFerrin/BattleFest League Dancers
SUN. 08/09 | 2:00PM @ CENTRAL PARK
Brooklyn-based producer, composer, pianist, DJ and live musician Taylor McFerrin’s musical style is equally influenced by the legends of 60s/70s Soul, the kings of the Modern Beat Generation, Golden Era hip hop, free form jazz and electronic music.
El Caribefunk and StringsNskins
MON. 08/10 | 8:00PM @ BROOKLYN BOWL
Today, El Caribefunk are an emerging group with a bright and fresh sound, well received by the public “underground” of various nationalities.
Rakim / DJ Tedsmooth
TUE. 08/11 | 7:00PM @ MARCUS GARVEY PARK
Universally referenced as one of the Masters of the Microphone and an influence and inspiration to his peers and followers alike, Rakim first exploded onto the scene with the release of iconic “Eric B. is President” in 1986 with collaborator Eric B.
WED. 08/12 | 8:00PM @ THE LIVING ROOM
Undoubtedly this music has its roots in blues and folk, but he also calls upon the indie/alternative songwriter vibe and the best aspects of dirty, barn-burning stomp rock.
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