Check out our November Picks for a quick offering of what’s on our radar. Smoking Room takes over The Hole, Mall Walk release show at Eli’s, Walter & friends at the Shit Show, Loose Grip Records does The Honey Trap, Dum Dum Zine hosts French Vanilla at Ham & Eggs, and Jay Som record reissue show in SF.
11/4: Pardoner w/ Abusivo, GLO, PETTY and Petheaven @ The Hole
Smoking Room is taking over The Hole this Friday with Pardoner, Abusivo, and the label’s newest addition–GLO. Hot tracks, hot gig. If you’re wondering whether or not Samuelito is gonna roll through with the Mike’s hard, ya gotta show up early to find out, serio.
11/5: Mall Walk (Record Release) w/ Frank Ene, Marbled Eye, and Tiny Head @ Eli’s
Mall Walk’s new LP “Funny Papers” dropped this week so come support your fave Oakland post punk band at Eli’s and cop yourself a record. Even Tiny Head is coming out of hiding for this special occasion.
11/5: Shit Show, Featuring: WALTER, French Vanilla, Sextile, Side Thing, Wild Wing and MORE @ American Legion Hall
The Gods have graced you with a stacked 10 band lineup at American Legion Hall to start the month off right. This one is all ages and starts at 4pm. You don’t want to miss this matinee rager by way of Low & Slow.
11/11: Mall Walk, Howardian, Group Art Show and more @ The Honey Trap
This is gonna be one sweet Friday at The Honey Trap thanks to Loose Grip Records. This group art show features performances from Oakland’s Mall Walk, along with Howardian, Greaser, and Brutus VIII. Also, FREE b4 8:30pm ~ $8 after to hook up the touring bands.
11/18: Dum Dum Zine Presents Shana Falana, French Vanilla, and more @ Ham & Eggs Tavern
Dum Dum Zine is bringing together another swell lineup of artists that’ll make you melt, all under one roof at Ham & Eggs. Really looking forward to this one with Shana Falana, French Vanilla, Taleen Kali, and The Tissues.
11/18: Jay Som (“Turn Into” Vinyl Release) w/Try the Pie and Madeline Kenny @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Jay Som has had a wild few months and is topping it all off by reissuing her album “Turn Into” on vinyl via Polyvinyl records. Opening the night at Brick & Mortar are Try the Pie and Madeline Kenny. This could be the dreamiest show you attend this year.
November is actually loaded w/ tons of shows that we couldn’t list in this post. See a wider list of upcoming shows here.