First, on Friday night, 5/1:
Crow Crash Radio
Free Utopian Projects
2809 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland CA 94602
This show is free, and starts at 4PM. Crow Crash Radio will play at least three sets!
Next, Saturday afternoon, 5/2:
Rent Romus Life's Blood Ensemble
Finnish Kalevala Hall
1970 Chestnut St.
Berkeley CA 94702
This show will probably be the last performance of the Otherworld Suite by this particular ensemble in the Bay Area, and is just one part of the Annual Vappu Spring Festival at Berkeley Finnish Hall. Doors open at 3:30 PM, and tickets run from $15-40, with the more expensive tickets getting food, etc.
Lastly, Monday 5/4:
1628 Webster St.
Oakland CA 94612
This show starts at 8PM, and has a $5-15 sliding scale. Also on the bill will be Porch Dub and Florent Colautti from France.
I look forward to all of it. Perhaps I will see some friends at one of these events!
Photo credit: Charles Smith, 2014