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sep 1 - sat
- Dropdead (RI), Citizens Arrest (NY), No Statik, Bumbklaat (San Diego), Effluxus, Deathraid (WA), Merdoso, Hunting Party, Replica, No Mistake at the Metro, Oakland $20 7pm (Prank Fest)
- Citizens Arrest (NY), Yadokai, Rat Damage (Sacramento), Stressors, Wartrash at thee Parkside, S.F. a/a $10 3pm (Prank Fest)
- Big Business, Black Cobra, Amonie at the Blank Club, San Jose 21+ $10/$12 9pm
- The Promise Ring, The One AM Radio at the Fillmore $25 9pm
- Young Lions, Sloe, Rivals, Michaeljon Leonardy, Build Them To Break, Ben Flanagan, Dangerous Beauties (burlesque) at the Uptown, Oakland 21+ $5 8pm (Tony Sly tribute/memorial show)
- Yeasayer, Daughn Gibson (PA) at the Fox Theater, Oakland 8pm

sep 2 - sun
- Iron Lung, Slices (PA), Brainoil, Walls (WA), Mutant Video (WA), White Wards (WA) at Gilman $12 6pm (Prank Fest)
- Dropdead (RI), Bumklatt (San Diego), Permanent Ruin, Vaccuum, Elegy at thee Parkside, S.F. a/a $10 2pm (Prank Fest)
- Estranged (OR), Red Dons (OR), Kicking Spit (NJ) at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, Oakland $6 3pm
- The Men at the Independent 21+ $12 9pm
- Old 97's, Those Darlins, Rhett Miller at the Fillmore
- The Melvins, Big Business at the Ace of Spades, Sacramento
- Apogee Sound Club live on KFJC 89.7FM / KFJC.ORG at 10pm (radio)

sep 3 - mon
- Hot Snakes, The Mallard at Slim's $20/$23 8pm
- Lightning Bolt (RI) at the New Parish, Oakland 18+ $12/$14 9pm
- Beirut, Van Dyke Parks at the Fox Theater, Oakland 8pm

sep 4 - tue
- Lightning Bolt (RI), No Babies, Future Twin at Rickshaw Stop, S.F. $12/$14 8pm
- Big Business, Federation X, Pins Of Light at the Bottom Of the Hill 21+ $12 9pm
- Future Islands, XBXRX at the Independent 21+
- King Khan & the Shrines, Apache at the Great American Music Hall

sep 5 - wed
- Old Man Gloom, William Fowler Collins, Sad Vicious at the Bottom Of the Hill 21+
- Fucked Up (Canada), Ceremony at Slim's $17/$19 8pm/9pm

sep 6 - thu
- An Evening With Ian MacKaye (lecture) at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, S.F. $5 (Museum admission separate) 6:30pm-8pm (sold out)
- This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb, Wild Assumptions, Nasty Christmas at thee Parkside, S.F. a/a $8 9pm

sep 7 - fri
- San Francisco Electronic Music Festival: William Basinski, Machine Shop, Damion Romero at the Brava Theater, S.F.
- This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb, Street Eaters, Pins Of Light, Nasty Christmas at Saturn Cafe, 2175 Allston Wy, Berkeley $7 8pm
- Sic Alps at the Make Out Room, S.F. 21+
- Buckethead at the Fillmore 9pm
- Big Freedia at the New Parish, Oakland 18+ $15/$20 9pm

sep 8 - sat
- San Francisco Electronic Music Festival: Dieter Moebius, Richard Lerman, Loud Objects, Cheryl Leonard at the Brava Theater, S.F.
- Thee Oh Sees, Sic Alps, The Mallard at the Uptown, Oakland ?/?
- Crystal Antlers, Lenz, Dimples, Pang at the Hemlock 21+ $10 9:30pm
- Lucky Dragons, Pine, BELIEVE, Taser Island at Liminal, Oakland
- The Fresh & Onlys, Terry Malts, dj Britt Govea at the Independent, S.F. 21+ $15 9pm
- Buckethead at the Catalyst, Santa Cruz 16+ $20/$25 9pm

sep 9 - sun
- San Francisco Electronic Music Festival: Negativwobblyland, James Fei, Chuck Johnson at the Brava Theater, S.F.

sep 10 - mon
- Swans, Xiu Xiu at the Regency Ballroom, S.F. 8pm
- Blondie, Devo at the Warfield $93-$40 8pm
- The Hives, Fidlar at the Fox Theater, Oakland 8pm

sep 12 - wed
- Thrill Kill Kult, Total Accomplishment at the DNA Lounge, S.F. a/a $18/$20 8pm

sep 13 - thr
- Badr Vogu, Night Nurse (Portland), Gaskill at the Hemlock 21+ $7 9pm
- Bobby Joe Ebola & The Children MacNuggits, Al Scorch, Thee Hobo Gobbelins, For Fear The Hearts Of Men Are Falling! at the Space Lounge, 2175 Allston Way, Berkeley $6 8pm
- Willie Nelson, Pegi Young & The Survivors at the Mountain Winery, Saratoga $45-$125 7:30pm

sep 14 - fri
- Yeastie Boys, Guantanamo Dogpile, Seduce the Dead, Brain Rash, Malicious Dismemberment at Gilman $10 7pm

sep 15 - sat
- My Morning Jacket, Shabazz Palaces at the Greek Theater, Berkeley

sep 16 - sun
- Neung Phak (album release), Lumerians, DJ Bobby Ganush at the Rickshaw Stop, S.F. $10/$12 8pm
- Avengers, The Mutants, The Urge at the Bottom Of the Hill 21+ $13/$15 7pm
- Trainwreck Riders, Nude Beach (NY), Tooth Soup (IN), Great Apes, Huff Stuff Magazine, Full-On Dweeb at Gilman $7 6pm
- Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic, dj Big Wiz, Dark Time Sunshine, Open Mike Eagle, Edison at the Fillmore 8pm

sep 17 - mon
- Love Songs, Synthetic ID, Nude Beach (NY), Yogurt Brain at the Knockout, S.F. 21+ $7 8pm/9pm

sep 19 - wed
- Slug Guts (Austrailia), Neon Piss, Little Queenie at the Hemlock 21+ $7 9pm

sep 20 - thu
- Fell Voices, Ash Borer, Menace Ruine (Canada), Servile Sect, Sutekh Hexen at the Metro, Oakland $10
- Azure Ray, Soko, Haroula Rose at the Swedish American Hall, S.F. $15 8pm
- Moving Units, Gold Fields, dj's at the Rickshaw Stop, S.F. 18+ $12 9:30pm
- Saul Williams at the Great American Music Hall (seated show)

sep 21 - fri
- Yob, Acid King, Norska at the Brick & Mortar, S.F. 18+ $12/$20 9pm
- Huun Huur Tu at the Great American Music Hall (seated)
- Animal Collective, Micachu And The Shapes at the Fox Theater, Oakland
- Bob Mould (performing Copper Blue & Silver Age) at the Fillmore $25 9pm
- Wilco at the Greek Theater, U.C. Berkeley Campus $50 7:30pm
- Bonded By Blood, Hatchet, Fog Of War, Deathstryke, Trecelence at Gilman $8 7:30pm

sep 22 - sat
- Six Organs Of Admittance, Young Moon at the Bottom Of the Hill 21+ $12 10pm
- Chickfactor 2012: Stevie Jackson (from Belle and Sebastian), The Softies, Lilys, Kim Baxter, Allen Clapp, plus MC Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) at the Rickshaw Stop, S.F. ?/?
- Animal Collective, Micachu And The Shapes at the Fox Theater, Oakland
- 7 Seconds, Heartsounds, Bastards Of Young, City Of Vain at Gilman $12 7pm
- Bits Of Shit (Austrailia), Yi, Synthetic ID, Man Hands at the Hemlock 21+ $8 9pm
- Wilco, Jonathan Richman at the Greek Theater, U.C. Berkeley Campus $50 7:30pm
- Kreayshawn, Husalah at the Phoenix Theater, Petaluma a/a $25 8pm

sep 23 - sun
- Merle Haggard at the Warfield

sep 25 - tue
- Ryan Bingham at the Great American Music Hall
- Vktms, Nihilist Cunt, Bad Coyotes, Nanash 774, dj Agitator at the Knockout, S.F. 21+ $6 9:30pm
- Menomena at the Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz 16+ $12/$14 9pm

sep 26 - wed
- Ryan Bingham at Slim's
- Obituary, Broken Hope, Decrepit Birth, Jungle Rot, Encrust, Feast at the DNA Lounge, S.F. $14/$18 6:15pm (Carnival of Death)

sep 27 - thu
- Moggs, Keiki (Brussels), Goldring/Tompson at the Hemlock 21+ $7 9pm
- Dreamdate, The Parlour Suite, The She's, The Ian Fays, dj Neil Martinson at the Brick & Mortar, S.F. 18+ $7/$10 10pm

sep 28 - fri
- Beach House, Dustin Wong at the Fox Theater, Oakland 8pm (sold out)
- Seduce the Dead, Ruleta Rusa, Back Alley Abortions, Epileptic Seizure, Mental Disaster, 2 Hot 3 Fast, Peroxide Youth, Vulgar Nuns, Severed State, Deception at the Maxx House, 1314 Ocean St., Santa Cruz $5 5:30pm
- Agent Orange, Killroy, Jack Killed Jill, The Quitters, Falcon A! at Gilman $12 7pm
- Odd Future's Camp Flog Gnaw Tour at the Catalyst, Santa Cruz

sep 29 - sat
- The Shins, Tegan And Sara, Jimmy Cliff, Alison Krauss And Union Station, Beats Antique, Kimbra, Matisyahu, The Dirty Heads, Eric Hutchinson, Givers, dj Dragonfly, dj Zack Darling at Shoreline $50-$75 2pm (KFOG)
- William Elliott Whitmore, Samantha Crain at Slim's
- Carlton Melton, Phil Manley Life Coach, White Manna (Arcata) at the El Rio, S.F. 21+ $8 10pm
- The Velvet Teen at the Uptown, Oakland 21+ $10 9pm

sep 30 - sun
- Hot Water Music at Slim's
- The Album Leaf, Drew Andrews at the Bottom Of the Hill $15 9pm

oct 1 - mon
- Deerhoof, Buke And Gase, Raleigh Moncrief at Slim's

oct 3 - wed
- Jucifer at the Uptown, Oakland 21+ $10 9pm

oct 4 - thr
- Mount Eerie, Bouquet at the Bottom Of the Hill 21+ $12 9pm
- Dead Western, Exquisite Corps at the Hemlock 21+ $6 9pm
- Street Justice, Lord Nasty & The Seekers Of Perversion, Fuck You Cop You Fucking Cop at the Knockout, S.F. 21+ $7 10pm
- Helio Sequence at the Independent 21+ $18 8pm

oct 5 - fri
- New Order at the Fox Theater, Oakland 8pm (sold out)
- Mount Eerie, Bouquet, Hungry Cloud Darkening, Common Eider King Eider at the LoBot Gallery, Oakland
- Mono (Japan), Chris Brokaw at the Rickshaw Stop, S.F. $12/$14 9pm
- The DK Kennedys, Fang, Guantanamo Dogpile, 13 Scars at the Regency Ballroom, S.F. 9pm

oct 5/6/7 - fri/sat/sun
- Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival at Golden Gate Park, S.F. FREE

oct 6 - sat
- Prizehog, Apocryphon at Bender's, S.F. 21+ $5 10pm
- Glen Hansard (Ireland) at the Fillmore

oct 8 - mon
- Phog Masheen live on KFJC 89.7FM / KFJC.ORG at 10pm (radio)

oct 9 - tue
- Saint Vitus, Weedeater, Sourvein at the Independent 21+
- Secret People, No Mistake, Stressors, Total Fucker, dj Laurgactyl at the Knockout, S.F. 21+ $6 9:30pm
- Grizzly Bear (NY) at the Fox Theater, Oakland 8pm
- Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby, John Murry at the Hemlock 21+ $10 9pm
- Patti Smith at the Uptown Theater, Napa 21+

oct 10 - wed
- Dinosaur Jr. at the Fillmore $33 8pm
- The Corin Tucker Band, Magic Mouth, Mecca Normal at Cafe Du Nord 18+ $15 9:30pm
- Sleepy Sun at the New Parish, Oakland 18+

oct 11 - thu
- Jeff The Brotherhood, Diarrhea Planet at the Bottom Of the Hill $12 9pm
- Yelawolf, Ritzz, Trouble Andrew, Vajra at the Fillmore 8pm

oct 12 - fri
- Thee Oh Sees, Sic Alps, Sonny Smith at the Great American Music Hall
- Saint Vitus, Weedeater, Sourvein at the Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz 21+ $15/$18 9pm
- Yelawolf, Rittz, Trouble Andrew, dj Vajra at the Catalyst, Santa Cruz 16+ $19/$24 9pm
- Morbid Angel, Dark Funeral, Grave at Slim's

oct 13 - sat
- Books On Tape at the Bottom Of the Hill 21+ $10 9pm
- Girl Talk, The Presets, Porter Robinson, Public Enemy, Sbtrkt, Tycho, Araabmuzik, Matthew Dear, Toro Y Moi, Grimes, The Coup, K. Flay, Dirty Ghosts at Treasure Island Music Festival, S.F. Bay
- Dreamdate, Sort Of Invisible at the Hemlock 21+ $6 9:30pm

oct 14 - sun
- The XX, M83, Gossip, Best Coast, Divine Fits, Youth Lagoon, Los Campesinos, The War On Drugs, Ty Segall, Hospitality, Imperial Teen, The Neighbourhood at Treasure Island Music Festival, S.F. Bay

oct 15 - mon
- David Byrne & St. Vincent at the Orpheum Theater, S.F.

oct 16 - tue
- Jeff The Brotherhood at the Blank Club, San Jose 21+ 9pm

oct 17/18 - wed/thu
- Bob Dylan & His Band, Mark Knopfler at the Civic Center, S.F.

oct 18 - thr
- Adam Ant, Brothers Of Brazil at the Regency Ballroom, S.F. 8pm
- Jane's Addiction, Thenewno2 at the Warfeild 8pm $

oct 19 - fri
- Beth Orton, Sam Amidon at the Regency Ballroom, S.F.

oct 20 - sat
- Peligro Social, Born/Dead, Kicker at the Metro, Oakland a/a $10 7pm

oct 22 - mon
- Dan Deacon, Height With Friends, Chester Endersby Gwazda, Alan Resnick at the Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz 16+ $15 9pm
- Health, Crystal Castles, Kontravoid at the Fox Theater, Oakland 7:30pm

oct 23 - tue
- Bitch Magnet, Lifecoach, Gold Medalists at the Rickshaw Stop, S.F.
- Dan Deacon, Height With Friends, Chester Endersby Gwazda, Alan Resnick at the Great American Music Hall
- David J (Bauhaus/Love and Rockets), Dominic East at Hotel Utah, S.F. 21+
- Calexico, The Dodos at the Fillmore

oct 24 - wed
- Rasputina, Faun Fables at the Great American Music Hall

oct 25 - thr
- Public Image Limited at the Regency Ballroom, S.F. 8:30pm
- Lindsay Fuller, Kaia Wilson (Team Dresch), Shelley Doty at Hotel Utah, S.F. 21+
- Apogee Sound Club, Bobby Joe Ebola And The Children McNuggits, Love Songs at the Hemlock 21+ $6 9pm
- Peelander-Z (Japan), Electric Eel Shock at the Bottom of the Hill, S.F. a/a $10 8:30pm/9pm

oct 26 - fri
- Converge, Torche (ex-floor), Nails, Kvelertak at Slim's $
- Lights at the Great American Music Hall
- Slough Feg, Skelator, Midnight Chaser at the Hemlock 21+ $10 9:30pm
- Hellbillys, Memphis Murder Men, Black Rose Phantoms, Back Alley Barbers, Sex Star at the Metro, Okland 18+ $12 (Rabid Magazine)

oct 27 - sat
- Yacht, Midi Matilda at the Mezzanine, S.F. ?/?
- Red Fang, Black Tusk, Lord Dying at Slim's

oct 28 - sun
- Earth, Fontanelle, Stebmo at the Great American Music Hall
- Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson, Band Of Horses, John Reilly at someplace (trainstation), Oakland

nov 1 - thu
- Skeletonwitch, Havok, Mutilation Rites, Folivore at the Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz 16+ $10/$13 8:30pm

nov 3 - sat
- Strung Up, Born/Dead, Scurvy Dogs, Deadfall, Blown To Bits, Rotten Fux at the Metro, Oakland $10 7pm
- Walken at the Hemlock 21+ $7 9:30pm

nov 4 - sun
- The Devil Makes Three, Jonny Fritz Corndawg at the Fillmore 8pm

nov 5 - mon
- Gwar, Devildriver, Cancerbats, Legacy Of Disorder at the Catalyst, Santa Curz 16+ $25/$28 7:30pm
- Jens Lekman, Taken By Trees at the Fillmore 8pm

nov 6 - tue
- Cat Power at the Fox Theater, Oakland 8pm

nov 7 - wed
- Mike Watt & The Missingmen, Victory And Associates, Jokes For Feelings at Bottom Of the Hill 21+ $15 9pm
- Leonard Cohen at the Shark Tank, San Jose

nov 8 - thu
- Mike Watt and the Missingmen at the New Parish, Oakland ?/?
- The Sea And Cake at Slim's
- Tilly And The Wall at the Great American Music Hall

nov 10 - sat
- Black Skies, Caltrop, Prizehog at the Hemlock 21+ $7 9pm/9:30pm

nov 13 - tue
- Cursive, Minus The Bear, Girl In A Coma at the Regency Ballroom, S.F. 8pm

dec 13 - thr
- Wooden Shjips, Trans Am, Barn Owl, Man Foreever, Eternal Tapestry Liturgy at the Mezzanine, S.F. 21+ (Thrill Jockey)

dec 14/15 - fri/sat
- Psychic TV, Lumerians, King Dude at the Uptown, Oakland 21+ $23 9pm (KFJC)


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