Live Shows for You to Go See

Here are some shows that may match what you're looking for (club addresses/phone numbers are below). If you want, try another search at the bottom of this page.

Date/Time Band(s) Playing Where Cost Age Notes* Other Comments
Sat, Jan 20
8pm/9pm
Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band, Nicki Bluhm (fri), The Dustbowl Revival (sat)  Fillmore  $35  a/a  # ***  ($65 two day) 
Sat, Jan 20
7:30pm
Milk For The Angry, Jesus & The Dinosaurs, Killer Caribou (Livermore), Violet Island, Tough Age, The Development  Gilman  $8  a/a  ***   
Sat, Jan 20
8pm
Moira Scar, Daisy World, Centre, Zero Charisma  Pro Arts Gallery, 150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland  $5  a/a  ** @   
Sat, Jan 20
7:30pm/8pm
Robotaki, Dekay B2B Xello, Dgeneration  Cornerstone, Berkeley    18+  **  $10-$20 
Sat, Jan 20
6:45pm/7pm
Dire Wolves, Swimming In Bengal  Octupus Literary Saloon, Oakland  $7  a/a  **   
Sat, Jan 20
9:30pm
Blank Square, Cuticle, The Wameki (Japan)  Octupus Literary Saloon, Oakland  $7  a/a  ** @   
Sat, Jan 20
Acephalix, Mortiferum, Fetid, Scolex  Golden Bull, Oakland    21+  *** @   
Sat, Jan 20
8pm/9pm
The Missionaries, Mikey Mccullers, Boregga  Ivy Room, Albany  $10  21+  **   
Sat, Jan 20
8pm
Night Shapes, Needs (Vancouver, British Columbis), Nopes, Lofter  Eli's Mile High Club, Oakland  $10  21+  **   
Sat, Jan 20
8pm
Killing On Command (members of Testament, Exodus, Death Angel), King Arthur's Bastard Son  Midway, 900 Marin Street, S.F.  $30  21+  *** @  a/a (was at the Metro - Benefit for Vio-Lence singer Sean Killian) 
Sat, Jan 20
8pm/9pm
Strfkr, Reptaliens, Vantana Row  Regency Ballroom, S.F.  $35  a/a  # ***   
Sat, Jan 20
9pm
Circuit des Yeiz, Mary Lattimore  Chapel, S.F.  $15  a/a  **   
Sat, Jan 20
7pm/8pm
Railroad Earth, Whiskey Shivers  Warfield    a/a  # ***  $29.50-$40 
Sat, Jan 20
8pm/9pm
Corduroy (tribute), Flannel 90s Band  Slim's  $15  6+  **   
Sat, Jan 20
6pm
Wagnor, Meaningless Emphasis, Cassiopeia (9pm), Holly Mead (6pm)  Rite Spot, S.F.    a/a  **   
Sat, Jan 20
4pm
Fred Frith, Heike Liss  Adobe Books, 3130 24th Street, S.F.    a/a  **  til 6pm (live music and art) 
Sat, Jan 20
8:30pm
Build Them To Break, Worth Taking, The Kegels  Hemlock  $8  21+  ** @   
Sat, Jan 20
8:30pm/9pm
Varona (record release), Broun Fellinis, dj Volchegroovesky  Bottom of the Hill  $12/$15  21+  **   
Sat, Jan 20
3pm
Step Brothers, Thunder Serpents, Sam & Nate  Parkside  free  a/a  **  til 6pm (Kids Heavy Metal Show) 
Sat, Jan 20
9pm
MDC, Kicker, I Madman, Cheapskate  Parkside  $10  21+  *** @   
Sat, Jan 20
8:30pm/9pm
Sweet Plot, Midtown Social  Independent, S.F.  $15/$20  21+  **   
Sat, Jan 20
9pm/10pm
The Flesh Hammers, Death Valley Gypsies  Bender's, S.F.  $5  21+  **   
Sat, Jan 20
8pm
EveryDayFreak, Teh Publiquors, Bavmorda, The Echoing, Thanation  Phoenix Theater  $10  a/a  ***   
Sat, Jan 20
7pm/8pm
The Sons Of The Soul Revivers (traditional Gospel Quartet)  Empress Theater, Vallejo  $20/$25  a/a  **   
Sat, Jan 20
8pm/9pm
Poco  Carriage House Theater, Saratoga    a/a  # **   
Sat, Jan 20
9pm
The Schizophonics (San Diego), The Woolly Bushmen, The Outta Sorts, dj Sid Presley  Longboard Margarita Bar, Pacifica  free  21+  ***   
Sat, Jan 20
9pm
Steakhouse, Matadore  Winters Tavern, Pacifica  free  21+  **   
Sat, Jan 20
7pm/8pm
Y&T, Dave Friday Band  Catalyst  $23/$25  21+  ***   
Sat, Jan 20
8:30pm/9pm
Thriftworks, Marvel Years  Catalyst  $10/$15  16+  **   
Sat, Jan 20
8pm/9pm
Gloam, Xenotaph, Plague Phalanx, Blood Omen  Blue Lagoon, Santa Cruz  $8  21+  *** @   
Sat, Jan 20
8pm/9pm
The Flesheaters  Harlow's, Sacramento  $30/$35  21+  ***   
Sat, Jan 20
7:30pm
Tommy James & The Shondells  Cache Creek Casino Resort, Brooks    21+  **  $75-$49 
Sat, Jan 20
6pm/7pm
Lez Zeppelin (tibute)  Jackson Rancheria Casino, 12222 New York Ranch Road, Jackson  $10  a/a  **   
Sat, Jan 20
Michael Carbonaro  Grand Sierra Resort, 2500 East 2nd Street, Reno NV $22-$68    a/a  **   
Sat, Jan 20
3 Doors Down (acoustic)  Silver Legacy Casino, 407 N. Virginia Street, Reno NV    18+  **   
Sat, Jan 20
Tommy Davidson (two shows each night)  Yoshi's, Oakland    21+  ***  $39-$69 
Sat, Jan 20
7pm
Iration, The Movement, Tyrones Jacket  Ace of Spades, Sacramento  $25  a/a  ***  (sat) 6:30pm (sun) 

* Key to notes:

*recommendable shows a/aall ages
$will probably sell out @pit warning
^under 21 must buy drink tickets #no ins/outs

Club Addresses

Name Address/Phone
Ace of Spades, Sacramento

Adobe Books, 3130 24th Street, S.F.

Bender's, S.F.

Blue Lagoon, Santa Cruz

Bottom of the Hill

Cache Creek Casino Resort, Brooks

Carriage House Theater, Saratoga

Catalyst

Chapel, S.F.

Cornerstone, Berkeley

Eli's Mile High Club, Oakland

Empress Theater, Vallejo

Fillmore

Gilman

Golden Bull, Oakland

Grand Sierra Resort, 2500 East 2nd Street, Reno NV $22-$68

Harlow's, Sacramento

Hemlock

Independent, S.F.

Ivy Room, Albany

Jackson Rancheria Casino, 12222 New York Ranch Road, Jackson

Longboard Margarita Bar, Pacifica

Midway, 900 Marin Street, S.F.

Octupus Literary Saloon, Oakland

Parkside

Phoenix Theater

Pro Arts Gallery, 150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland

Regency Ballroom, S.F.

Rite Spot, S.F.

Silver Legacy Casino, 407 N. Virginia Street, Reno NV

Slim's

Warfield

Winters Tavern, Pacifica

Yoshi's, Oakland


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This currently uses data from Steve Koepke's mighty fine "The List", available via email or "finger skoepke@calweb.com" or here. When I find other sources of event listings, I'll try to include them too.
© 1997 James Marshall (comments encouraged)