Shit’s happenin! Some great shows coming up in the SJ vicinity. grandfanali: New Grand Fanali Presents Northern California concert listings, updated 11/29. Rockage2.0 announced for Feb 8-10 New South Bay all ages music movement, MAKE A SCENE SJ is seeking passionate young people who want to help improve the San Jose music scene. Read about it here. Get involved: makeasceneSJ@gmail.com   ****** Homestead Lanes Bowling Alley (aka X-Bar) - 20990 Homestead Road in Cupertino, CA 95014 - 408-225-5700 http://www.homsteadlanes.com - ALL AGES venue (21+ to drink) ****** -12/15 at Homestead Lanes - Hard Girls + The Albert Square (reunion) + Summer Vacation + Chotto Ghetto + Reid Saw A Ghost. 8pm all ages $8. Info. (indie punk) -1/12 at Homestead Lanes - “The 11th Annual Silicon Valley Brownout” w/ The Record Winter + Mike Huguenor (of Hard Girls / Shinobu) + Cartoon Bar Fight + ColorScout + Matthew Joseph Payne (of Glowing Stars) + Casey Jones. 8pm all ages $8. Info. (indie/ rock) ******Crepe Place - 1134 Soquel Avenue in Santa Cruz, CA 95062 - 831-429-6994 http://thecrepeplace.com/ - ALL AGES venue (21+ to drink) ****** -12/13 at Crepe Place - Thanks Buddy + That Ghost + The Gutz. $8 all ages 8pm. Info. (indie) -1/4 at Crepe Place - Ghost of Wrights + Cartoon Bar Fight + A Yawn Worth Yelling. 8pm all ages $8. Info. (indie) -12/29 at Crepe Place - Time Spent Driving + Happy Body Slow Brain + TBA 8pm all ages $10. Info. (indie rock) -1/13 at Crepe Place - Moon Eater + E V Kain (members of Hella/ Broken Bells/ Cigar) + San Francesca 8pm all ages $8. Info. (indie) -1/18 at Crepe Place - Slime Girls + crashfaster + Together We Are Robots + TBA 8pm all ages $8 Info. (chiptune/ rock) ********* San Jose Rock Shop - 30 North 3rd Street San Jose, CA 95110. http://sjrockshop.com/private-club/ Private ALL AGES venue (requires $5 annual membership fee) ************ -12/21 at SJ Rock Shop - Kepi Ghoulie + Dog Party + KiLL The Bats. 6pm all ages $8 Info. (pop punk) -12/27 at SJ Rock Shop - CAPS (last show) + Monstrauss + Bloodpig + 51-50. 6pm all ages $8. Info. (punk) -12/28 at SJ Rock Shop - Cartoon Bar Fight + French Cassettes + Picture Atlantic (acoustic). 6pm all ages $8. Info. (indie) ********* San Pedro Square Market - 87 North San Pedro Street San Jose, CA 95110. http://www.sanpedrosquaremarket.com/ FREE - ALL AGES venue ********* -12/29 at San Pedro Square Market - “Daydream Nation Vol.9” w/ The Ghost Of Wrights + Ghost & The City + The English Language. FREE 7pm all ages. Info. -1/26 at San Pedro Square Market - “Daydream Nation Vol.10” w/ Northern Son + TBA + TBA. FREE 7pm all ages. Info. -2/23 at San Pedro Square Market - “Daydream Nation Vol.11” w/ TBA + TBA + TBA. FREE 7pm all ages. Info. -3/30 at San Pedro Square Market - “Daydream Nation Vol.12” w/ TBA + TBA + TBA. FREE 7pm all ages. Info. ******Blank Club - 44 South Almaden Ave in San Jose, CA 94113 - 408-292-5265 http://www.theblankclub.com/- 21+ only venue****** -12/5 at Blank Club - The Ghost Of Wrights + The Oarsmen + The High Sea 9pm FREE 21+ (indie/ rock) -12/12 at Blank Club - The Whammy (Slim Jim Phantom of Stray Cats) $13/$15 9pm 21+ (rockabilly) -12/19 at Blank Club - Picture Atlantic + Dogcatcher + Ghost Parade 9pm FREE 21+ (rock) -12/26 at Blank Club - That Ghost + Chronoscopes + TBA 9pm FREE 21+ (indie) -1/2 at Blank Club - Belle Noire + Bonnie & The Bang Bang + Owl Paws + TBA 9pm FREE 21+ (rock) -1/9 at Blank Club - Pounders + Ten Days New + Spider Heart 9pm FREE 21+ (punk/ rock) -1/16 at Blank Club - crashfaster + Slime Girls + Together We Are Robots. 9pm FREE 21+ (chiptune) -1/23 at Blank Club - Amonie + Vela + TBA 9pm FREE 21+ (indie/ noise) -1/30 at Blank Club - The Golden Hour + Melvoy + Light The Rocket 9pm FREE 21+ (rock) -2/6 at Blank Club - Buried At Birth + F*Ck The Facts + TBA 9pm $5 21+ (hardcore) -2/13 at Blank Club - TBA -2/20 at Blank Club -Usurper Vong + TBA 9pm FREE 21+ (indie/ rock) -2/27 at Blank Club - Casey Chisholm + TBA 9pm FREE 21+ (indie) ******other Grand Fanali Presents events****** -1/10 at Bottom Of The Hill - 1233 17th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 SOLOS (Spencer Seim of Hella/ The Advantage) + E V Kain (members of Hella/ Broken Bells/ Cigar) + San Francesca. 8pm all ages $10 (indie/ rock). Info. Tickets. -2/8 - 2/10 ROCKAGE 2.0 at San Jose Woman’s Club - San Jose, CA 95112 Rockage is a three-day celebration of indie music + retro gaming. Minibosses (AZ) + Bit Brigade (GA) + Matthew Joseph Payne + crashfaster + Mega Ran/ Random (AZ) + Gnarboots + Jean Baudin + Slime Girls + Hello, The Future! + Those Who Fight (TX)  + Jazzybosses (AZ) + Good Hustle + Curious Quail + San Francesca + Cartoon Bar Fight + Mike Park + Dog Party +  DJ Coco + DJ Mr Smith + many more TBA Fri: 3pm-10:30pm Sat: noon-10:30pm Sun: noon-8pm (chiptune/ indie/ rock) Tickets. Rockage Website.

Shit’s happenin! Some great shows coming up in the SJ vicinity.

grandfanali:

New Grand Fanali Presents Northern California concert listings, updated 11/29. Rockage2.0 announced for Feb 8-10

New South Bay all ages music movement, MAKE A SCENE SJ is seeking passionate young people who want to help improve the San Jose music scene. Read about it here. Get involved: makeasceneSJ@gmail.com

  ****** Homestead Lanes Bowling Alley (aka X-Bar) - 20990 Homestead Road in Cupertino, CA 95014 - 408-225-5700 http://www.homsteadlanes.com - ALL AGES venue (21+ to drink) ******


-12/15 at Homestead Lanes - Hard Girls + The Albert Square (reunion) + Summer Vacation + Chotto Ghetto + Reid Saw A Ghost. 8pm all ages $8. Info. (indie punk)


-1/12 at Homestead Lanes - “The 11th Annual Silicon Valley Brownout” w/ The Record Winter + Mike Huguenor (of Hard Girls / Shinobu) + Cartoon Bar Fight + ColorScout + Matthew Joseph Payne (of Glowing Stars) + Casey Jones. 8pm all ages $8. Info. (indie/ rock)


******Crepe Place - 1134 Soquel Avenue in Santa Cruz, CA 95062 - 831-429-6994 http://thecrepeplace.com/ - ALL AGES venue (21+ to drink) ******

-12/13 at Crepe Place - Thanks Buddy + That Ghost + The Gutz. $8 all ages 8pm. Info. (indie)

-1/4 at Crepe Place - Ghost of Wrights + Cartoon Bar Fight + A Yawn Worth Yelling. 8pm all ages $8. Info. (indie)

-12/29 at Crepe Place - Time Spent Driving + Happy Body Slow Brain + TBA 8pm all ages $10. Info. (indie rock)

-1/13 at Crepe Place - Moon Eater + E V Kain (members of Hella/ Broken Bells/ Cigar) + San Francesca 8pm all ages $8. Info. (indie)

-1/18 at Crepe Place - Slime Girls + crashfaster + Together We Are Robots + TBA 8pm all ages $8 Info. (chiptune/ rock)

********* San Jose Rock Shop - 30 North 3rd Street San Jose, CA 95110. http://sjrockshop.com/private-club/ Private ALL AGES venue (requires $5 annual membership fee) ************

-12/21 at SJ Rock Shop - Kepi Ghoulie + Dog Party + KiLL The Bats. 6pm all ages $8 Info. (pop punk)

-12/27 at SJ Rock Shop - CAPS (last show) + Monstrauss + Bloodpig + 51-50. 6pm all ages $8. Info. (punk)

-12/28 at SJ Rock Shop - Cartoon Bar Fight + French Cassettes + Picture Atlantic (acoustic). 6pm all ages $8. Info. (indie)


********* San Pedro Square Market - 87 North San Pedro Street San Jose, CA 95110. http://www.sanpedrosquaremarket.com/ FREE - ALL AGES venue *********

-12/29 at San Pedro Square Market - “Daydream Nation Vol.9” w/ The Ghost Of Wrights + Ghost & The City + The English Language. FREE 7pm all ages. Info.

-1/26 at San Pedro Square Market - “Daydream Nation Vol.10” w/ Northern Son + TBA + TBA. FREE 7pm all ages. Info.

-2/23 at San Pedro Square Market - “Daydream Nation Vol.11” w/ TBA + TBA + TBA. FREE 7pm all ages. Info.

-3/30 at San Pedro Square Market - “Daydream Nation Vol.12” w/ TBA + TBA + TBA. FREE 7pm all ages. Info.

******Blank Club - 44 South Almaden Ave in San Jose, CA 94113 - 408-292-5265 http://www.theblankclub.com/- 21+ only venue******



-12/5 at Blank Club - The Ghost Of Wrights + The Oarsmen + The High Sea 9pm FREE 21+ (indie/ rock)

-12/12 at Blank Club - The Whammy (Slim Jim Phantom of Stray Cats) $13/$15 9pm 21+ (rockabilly)

-12/19 at Blank Club - Picture Atlantic + Dogcatcher + Ghost Parade 9pm FREE 21+ (rock)

-12/26 at Blank Club - That Ghost + Chronoscopes + TBA 9pm FREE 21+ (indie)

-1/2 at Blank Club - Belle Noire + Bonnie & The Bang Bang + Owl Paws + TBA 9pm FREE 21+ (rock)

-1/9 at Blank Club - Pounders + Ten Days New + Spider Heart 9pm FREE 21+ (punk/ rock)

-1/16 at Blank Club - crashfaster + Slime Girls + Together We Are Robots. 9pm FREE 21+ (chiptune)

-1/23 at Blank Club - Amonie + Vela + TBA 9pm FREE 21+ (indie/ noise)

-1/30 at Blank Club - The Golden Hour + Melvoy + Light The Rocket 9pm FREE 21+ (rock)

-2/6 at Blank Club - Buried At Birth + F*Ck The Facts + TBA 9pm $5 21+ (hardcore)

-2/13 at Blank Club - TBA

-2/20 at Blank Club -Usurper Vong + TBA 9pm FREE 21+ (indie/ rock)

-2/27 at Blank Club - Casey Chisholm + TBA 9pm FREE 21+ (indie)


******other Grand Fanali Presents events******

-1/10 at Bottom Of The Hill - 1233 17th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
SOLOS (Spencer Seim of Hella/ The Advantage) + E V Kain (members of Hella/ Broken Bells/ Cigar) + San Francesca. 8pm all ages $10 (indie/ rock). Info. Tickets.

-2/8 - 2/10 ROCKAGE 2.0 at San Jose Woman’s Club - San Jose, CA 95112
Rockage is a three-day celebration of indie music + retro gaming.
Minibosses (AZ) + Bit Brigade (GA) + Matthew Joseph Payne + crashfaster + Mega Ran/ Random (AZ) + Gnarboots + Jean Baudin + Slime Girls + Hello, The Future! + Those Who Fight (TX)  + Jazzybosses (AZ) + Good Hustle + Curious Quail + San Francesca + Cartoon Bar Fight + Mike Park + Dog Party DJ Coco + DJ Mr Smith + many more TBA Fri: 3pm-10:30pm Sat: noon-10:30pm Sun: noon-8pm (chiptune/ indie/ rock)
Tickets. Rockage Website.