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‘Punktoberfest’ at Homestead Bowl

PUNK IN PATCH: LA's In Her Own Words headlines Punktoberfest at the X-Bar.

Munich is far away and plane tickets are expensive. Fortunately for local punk rock fans unable to make it out to Deutchland for the world’s largest beer festival, the X-Bar is throwing an Oktoberfest of its own. Punktoberfest boasts two stages and 10 bands, along with $2 PBRs and $2 slices of… » Read More

‘Howl in the Hollow’ at Happy Hollow

HOLLOW 'EEN: Happy Hollow hosts a scare-free Halloween event for the whole family.

Families with young children on the hunt for non-frightening Halloween-themed activities or adults who just really love animals and any excuse to dress up: This event is for you. In addition to Happy Hollow’s typical assortment of animal encounters and amusement park rides, visitors are invited to participate in a costume contest,… » Read More

Kronos Quartet at Bing Concert Hall

TIME CHANGE: Kronos Quartet celebrate the musical heritage of countries on Tr*mp's travel ban.

The Bay Area-based Kronos Quartet is known for its innovative approach to string music. In this concert, Kronos uses its powers to break down barriers by taking aim at Donald Trump’s 2017 executive orders restricting travel from predominantly Muslim-majority countries. Drawing from the musical traditions of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria… » Read More

The Easy Leaves at Art Boutiki

GOLDEN STATE: Sonoma County's Easy Leaves evoke a golden state of mind with their West Coast take on country.

Kevin Caducci, one half of the North Bay country-music duo the Easy Leaves, was on an entirely different musical path when one day years ago he stepped into a roadside bar somewhere in rural northwest Pennsylvania. Carducci grew up in the post-Nirvana era, playing a sludge of punk and hippie music in… » Read More

‘Art Night Out’ at the Glasshouse

LOCAL COUTURE : You can see plenty of local art, fashion, music, jewellery, and more at the Glasshouse's Art Night Out.

Informed by a love of fashion and culture, local hairstylist Liz Vizena is hosting this event that brings all of her passions together in one place. Part art exhibition, part runway show, Art Night Out will feature DJ Eruvey on the ones and twos, and live music from Forgotten Future, Imminent Waves,… » Read More

‘I Am King’ at the Heritage Theatre

REX POPULI: In 'I Am King' Michael Jackson tribute artist Michael Firestone watches the throne.

Michael Jackson tribute artist Michael Firestone is coming to Campbell. Donning the iconic sequined glove, Firestone will tackle some of the King of Pop’s biggest hits, like “Billie Jean,” “Man in the Mirror” and the October-appropriate “Thriller.” Sure, there can only ever be one Michael Jackson, but tribute shows are as much… » Read More

Snails at the City National Civic

GASTROPOD CAST: Montreal based

Imagine a grimier Skrillex, cranked up to 11, and you’re starting to get the sounds that Frédérick Durrand—a.k.a. Snails—conjures from his DJ deck. This Montreal-based producer is credited with pioneering the heavy, maximalist EDM subgenre known as “vomitstep”—named after the gurgly filter he passes his bowel-rattling bass drops through. His latest album,… » Read More