Sat. Jan 28th, 2023

The vacations are approaching, the school college students will quickly be gone, and the dwell music choice will decelerate significantly, so take advantage of this final week earlier than it is too late. Let’s begin with the Fremont Theater.

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Photograph Courtesy Of Channel Tres SMOOTH LIKE BUTTER Compton-based rapper and dance-tracker Channel Tres performs the Fremont Theater on Dec. 10.

Channel Tres performs this on Saturday, Dec. 10 (8 p.m.; all ages; $40.77 at Born Sheldon Younger, the Compton-based rapper and producer “blends the drive of Detroit techno and the silky-smooth grooves of Chicago home with the snarl of West Coast rap,” based on his bio. His final EP i am unable to go outdoors debuted in Spotify’s Prime 10 U.S. Album Debuts.

It is not music, however comic and former Minnesota senator Al Franken performs on the Fremont on Sunday, Dec. 11 (8 p.m.; all ages; $66.50 at Franken was a longtime author for Saturday Evening Dwell, and he proved his liberal bona fides with this e book: Rush Limbaugh is a Massive Fats Fool, a unbelievable takedown of the conservative blowhard and certainly one of Franken’s 4 New York Occasions bestsellers.

I at all times thought it was an actual disgrace that his political profession was derailed by a foolish photograph prank, however in contrast to Republicans who refuse to step apart after they do a lot worse issues, Franken had the grace to exit with humility. He is a category act.

After this subsequent week, Numbskull and Good Medication with go darkish till Jan. 18, however they’ve two extra nice exhibits earlier than they stand down by the vacations.

The Dustbowl Revival with opener Dan Curcio returns to The Siren on Saturday, Dec. 10 (8 p.m.; 21-and-older; $22 plus charges at Dustbowl has an actual knack for placing a up to date spin on classic Americana sounds. The LA Weekly mentioned their “upbeat, old-school, All-American sonic safaris exemplify all the things exhibits ought to be: scorching, spontaneous, partaking and, better of all, a pleasure to listen to.”

Curcio is the frontman of Moonshiner Collective, however he places on a terrific solo present, so this one can be wonderful from stem to stern.

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Photograph Courtesy Of Los Straightjackets HACE MUCHO CALOR! Numbskull and Good Medication current ripping Nashville-based instrumental rockers Los Straightjackets at The Siren on Dec. 14.

Instrumental rockers Los Straightjackets with opening act The Cliffnotes play on Wednesday, Dec. 14 (6:30 p.m.; 21-and-older; $20 plus charges at Los Straightjackets’ shtick is to don lucha libre masks and shred, and that is simply what Danny Amis (guitar), Eddie Angel (guitar), Greg Townson (guitar), Pete Curry (bass), and Chris Sprague (drums, percussion) do. The Nashville band has 15 studio and two dwell albums to their credit score.

Additionally at The Siren, remember that roots rock, alt-country, hillbilly blues, surf rock and past act Deke Dickerson & the Whippersnappers play this Thursday, Dec. 8 (7 p.m.; 21-and-older; $15 at, with The Bonneville Phantoms opening. Final week, I incorrectly talked about Dickerson was engaged on a e book about Merle Travis, however, in truth, SIXTEEN TONS: The Merle Travis Story was simply launched earlier than Thanksgiving. It is an ideal Christmas present for guitar nuts!

The James Rivers Band performs a free present at The Siren on Friday, Dec. 9 (7:30 p.m.; 21-and-older). Anticipate blues, rock, and Americana from this son of singer-songwriter Johnny Rivers.

Additionally, Radio Ranch performs a free present on Thursday, Dec. 15 (7:30 p.m.; 21-and-older). “Impressed by the folks revival of the ’60s and conventional nation music, Rhett Henry Baxter and Camille Elizabeth have lengthy been in love with the liberty of wide-open nation and the folks inside it,” their bio explains. They write songs from the standpoint of vacationers.

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Photograph Courtesy Of !!!(Chk Chk Chk) CHECK ONE TWO THREE SLO Brew Dwell and (((folkYEAH!))) current punk-inflected dance music act !!!(CHK CHK CHK) at SLO Brew Rock on Dec. 14.

New Jersey-born Breland, whose single “My Truck” is blowing up on music streaming providers in every single place, performs this Thursday, Dec. 8 (7 p.m.; all ages; $15 normal and $50 VIP at; $20 day of present). In case you get an opportunity, take a look at the video for “My Truck” on-line. It is a bait-and-switch hoot that begins with a generic white cowboy in a black hat and jean jacket strolling towards the digicam, lip-syncing Breland’s lyrics, earlier than Breland, a bespectacled Black man, slides into the body and takes over singing.

SLO Brew Dwell and (((folkYEAH!))) current !!!(CHK CHK CHK) with Tolliver on Wednesday, Dec. 14 (7 p.m.; all ages; $22 at !!! combines “punk abandon and tightly coiled dance music.”

Fast reminder that LA singer-songwriter Mike Vitale performs the home live performance collection Tunes on Mentone this Thursday, Dec. 8 (7 p.m.; $20 to $30 money donation requested on the door; RSVP at In case you dig Paul Simon, John Mayer, Sting, Dave Matthews, and Peter Gabriel, you would possibly dig Vitale too.

The Journals 805 has been taking part in gigs all through the world currently. The daddy and son duo has additionally “written and recorded a bunch of latest songs in addition to donating time to play at The Creston Village senior residing residence.” They play The Paso Inn’s newly reworked Cattlemen’s Lounge this Thursday, Dec. 8 (6 to 9 p.m.).

Singer-songwriter Matthias Clark performs a solo present within the SLO Cider Firm tasting room this Friday, Dec. 9 (7 to 9 p.m.; all ages). Clark’s a gifted songwriter with a country, affecting voice. Additionally at SLO Cider, they host low key DJ Nights with DJ B. Tru spinning an eclectic mixture of music that includes mushroom jazz and roots reggae each Saturday, together with Saturday, Dec. 10 (5 to eight p.m.; all ages).

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Photograph Courtesy Of Inga Swearingen And Marshall Otwell CHRISTMAS TRADITION The Jazz Vespers Sequence at SLO’s First Presbyterian Church presents the Marshall Otwell Quartet with vocalist Inga Swearingen on Dec. 11.

Massive Selection Evening with host Ted Waterhouse has been happening for 30 or so years now, transferring areas and at all times being an eclectic lineup of performers. “Having executed exhibits for a few years at Linnaea’s Cafe in SLO and extra not too long ago at Puffer’s of Pismo, we determined to check out a brand new venue in SLO, the Broad Avenue Public Home, that was a smashing success,” Waterhouse defined. This Friday, Dec. 9, Massive Selection Evening returns for one more present (6 to 9:30 p.m.), with quick units by Mike Campbell, Randall Lamb, Peter Yelda, Ted Waterhouse & Cheri Mason, Karen Wilkins & Steve Kindel, accordion grasp Duane Inglish, Rosewood & Honey, and Erin Montgomery.

The Jazz Vespers Sequence at SLO’s First Presbyterian Church returns with their sixth annual night of Christmas Jazz music on Sunday, Dec. 11 (7 p.m.; $20 advisable donation at or the door). This live performance will characteristic the Marshall Otwell Quartet, with a really particular visitor look by Inga Swearingen on vocals. Anticipate traditional Christmas carols and reinterpreted seasonal music. The fundraiser will donate one hundred pc of the proceeds to SLO4Home, a neighborhood nonprofit that re-houses Afghan refugees in our space.

Band Lab presents Christmas Expertise Evening at The Clark Middle on Sunday, Dec. 11 (5 p.m.; all ages; $15 normal admission at Be part of Village Artistic’s Band Lab college students as they have a good time Christmas with this musical showcase.

Judging from the Smoker Dad tune “Cocaine Blues,” these dudes listened to their fair proportion of the Rolling Stones’ nation songs. This Wednesday, Dec. 13, Smoker Dad and native opener Sizzling Tina will ship a blistering night of rock ‘n’ roll (9:30 p.m.; 21-and-older). Δ

Contact Senior Workers Author Glen Starkey at [email protected]

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