THIS WEEK’S TOP EVENTS – SAN FRANCISCO + NEW YORK
Rad Upcoming SF Events
THU. 05/14 | 7:00PM @ THE HOTEL UTAH SALOON
JeConte is a blues rock singer and harmonica player based in Sausalito California.
Chicano Batman, Thee Commons, La Pelanga DJ’s
FRI. 05/15 | 9:00PM @ BRICK & MORTAR MUSIC HALL
Chicano Batman is your sonic outlet from early 70s Brazilian bossa nova and samba, spacey psychedelia, slow-jam soul with a pinch of surf-rock cumbia, the quartet uniforms their act in retro ruffled-tuxedo shirts from a thrift store near you.
Asian Heritage Street Celebration
SAT. 05/16 | 11:00AM – 6:00PM @ CIVIC CENTER PLAZA
This year will feature arts & crafts, a world market, two stages, specialty foods, and a children’s area. Cultural attire is encouraged!
John Wiese Screening and Live Performance
SUN. 05/17 | 9:00PM @ THE LAB
John Wiese works primarily in recorded and performed sound with a focus on installation and multi-channel diffusions, as well as scoring for large ensembles.
Mystic Circus Sideshow
MON. 05/18 | 8:00PM @ BRICK & MORTAR MUSIC HALL
Originally just a two man crew performing in dive bars, the circus has evolved at a breakneck pace over these last two years. Along with dark and gritty humor, it now incorporates a dazzling array of burlesque, circus arts, sideshow and performance arts.
Janet Fletcher, Yogurt: Sweet and Savory Recipes
TUE. 05/19 | 6:30PM @ OMNIVORE BOOKS
A longtime contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle, Janet explores roasted tomato bruschetta with yogurt cheese, meatballs in a warm yogurt sauce and golden yogurt cake.
Kendra McKinley & Diana Gameros
TUE. 05/19 | 8:00PM @ THE CHAPEL
Diana Gameros is a Latin singer/songwriter, originally from Ciudad Juarez, who performs songs of love, longing, and hope. Gameros creates authentic, inspiring music that reflects the 21st century experiences of a young indie artist at the borderlands between cultures, languages, and genres.
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Rad Upcoming NY Events
Skaters, Team Spirit, The Bergamot (DJ Set)
THU. 05/14 | 7:00PM @ BROOKLYN BAZAAR
Music, photo booths and other things the youngin’s like.
Trade show: ICFF – International Contemporary Furniture Fair
FRI. 05/15 | 5:00PM @ THE JACOB K. JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER
North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design. Design’s timely truths and latest trends to an encyclopedic exhibition of up-to-the-moment offerings.
Brooklyn Flea Record Fair
SAT. 05/16 | 11:00AM @ BROOKLYN FLEA
More than 50 independent record labels, high-quality eats from the folks at Smorgasburg, and music provided by DJs we’ve enlisted especially for the occasion.
BIG BAYFEST 2015 of Sheepshead Bay
SUN. 05/17 | 9:00AM – 3:00PM @ BAYFEST OF SHEEPSHEAD BAY
Brooklyn’s Largest Waterfront Celebration, now in its 24th year!
Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guest Spirit Family Reunion
MON. 05/18 | 6:00PM @ CENTRAL PARK
A range of powerful R&B belters to gentle ballads, the group enlists dual drummers, two vocalists, a three-piece horn section, bass, and a multi-instrumentalist keyboard player for what is a greater-than-the-sum-of-its-parts collective.
Mastodon / Clutch with guest Graveyard
TUE. 05/19 | 5:00PM @ CENTRAL PARK
Mastadon orbits around themes of loss and rebirth, twirling a sonic spiral of its signature robust riffing, hypnotically haunting soundscapes, triage of dynamic voices, and thundering seismic grooves.
Mariachi El Bronx
WED. 05/20 | 10:00PM @ BABY’S ALL RIGHT
Old sequencers and synths create soundscapes that tack this music against – hammering and bending parts against each other in order to create a harmonious environment. Mariachi “inspired.”
Check out even MORE kick-ass events on our NYC calendar here!