Upcoming Concerts & Events


Mike Krol / Pink Lightning

Mike Krol got his bike stolen and his heart broken. He bailed on graphic-design-as-career. He kept playing drums and guitars, and he kept writing songs about the stuff he hated and the stuff he loved. Leaving Milwaukee for Los Angeles, he took a few years’ worth of wrong turns. But when he showed up at a studio in Sacramento in March 2014, he had his affairs in order. Plug the vocal mic into a guitar amp. Plug the guitar into an overheating box of vacuum tubes. Put the computer in the closet. Roll the tape. With: Pink Lightning

$8 Advance / $10 Day of | All Ages


Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers wsg: Danny Kroha

Rugged, raspy, and roaring with charisma, Ben Caplan’s voice is to song as smoke is to bourbon: perfectly coupled. He is a songwriter and performer who is bold in both range and ferocity. The music is fuelled by a quality of melodrama and powerful lyricism that sets Caplan apart from his peers. Either solo or backed by his band, The Casual Smokers, Ben Caplan has captured the attention of music fans and media across Canada, Australia, and throughout Europe. WSG: Danny Kroha

$10 Advance / $12 Day of | All Ages


Dopapod / The Nth Power

The Boston born, but ever on-the-go Dopapod has come a long way from their college basement, DIY party roots. While maintaining their humble beginnings, the group has earned praise from taste making critics like Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, Jambase, Relix, and The Boston Herald, all the while tending to their ever expanding community of devoted listeners. The past 4 years have seen about 150 shows, which have included numerous festival appearances like Bonnaroo, Wakarusa, Summer Camp, Electric Forest, Camp Bisco, Peach Fest, & Gathering Of the Vibes. All of this time on stage with each other has given the band the opportunity to explore the wide variety of influences that has impacted them to be the players they are today. While the brush in their hand uses every color, it’s the stroke on the canvas that gives Dopapod a distinct voice in the way of crafty songwriting. WSG: The Nth Power

$15 Cover | 16+


Passalacqua / James Linck / Netherfriends / Height Keech


Girlpool / Eskimeaux / Told Slant

Girlpool is a Los Angeles based two piece made up of Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad. Having met at local DIY venue the Smell, the two quickly grew very close. Their sound is comprised only of a guitar, bass and vocal harmonies. The band uses this bare bones instrumentation to accentuate their vulnerable yet powerful lyrics to create honest pieces, tackling concepts ranging from awareness and respect to the simple feeling of being alone at a show. WSG: Eskimeaux | Told Slant

$10 Advance / $12 Day of | All Ages


Metro Times Presents: Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque

Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque  - “Comicon meets burlesque nerd orgy.” -VICE.

$25 Standing / $35 Seated + VIP packages available | 18+



Nuns music is beautiful, swirling power. It’s getting lost—on purpose—in a thick haze of buzzing, chiming, drifting guitars, then following a distant voice to find your way home. It’s memories drowned in reverb…loss and renewal pressed into vinyl grooves. Songwriter/vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Hank Hanewinkel III is the heart and soul of Nuns. His 10-song debut, Opportunities, is equal parts surrealist dreamscape, break-up conversation (overhead from a distant room) and pure electric catharsis…shaken together, turned up to 11.

Free Show | All Ages

Nuns music is beautiful, swirling power. It’s getting lost—on purpose—in a thick haze of buzzing, chiming, drifting guitars, then following a distant voice to find your way home. It’s memories drowned in reverb…loss and renewal pressed into vinyl grooves. Songwriter/vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Hank Hanewinkel III is the heart and soul of Nuns. His 10-song debut, Opportunities, is equal parts surrealist dreamscape, break-up conversation (overhead from a distant room) and pure electric catharsis…shaken together, turned up to 11.

Meat Wave / The Dirty Nil / Touch The Clouds

Meat Wave is constantly being asked about its name, though it gets why you keep on doing it. Formed in 2011 by the trio of Chris Sutter (vocals/guitar), Joe Gac (bass), and Ryan Wizniak (drums), the three Chicago punk scene stalwarts came together and, just a year later, released its self-titled full-length, though that was never the intention. WSG: The Dirty Nil | Touch The Clouds ~ Presented by Black Iris Booking ~

$8 Advance / $10 Day of | All Ages


Two Cow Garage / Mutts

In 2003, Two Cow Garage--the Columbus, Ohio-based three-piece featuring Micah Schnabel (vocals, guitar), Shane Sweeney (bass, vocals), and David Murphy (drums)--released their debut full-length, 0Please Turn the Gas Back On. The powerful rhythm and sweeping melody of the record’s opening track, “Been So Long”, has since given rise to four additional full-length releases, a handful of singles, and a few solo efforts. The band has paraded their brand of heart-wrenching, yet ferocious rock-n-roll, which calls to mind Nirvana, The Men, and Dinosaur, Jr. through countless North American tours as well as several European sojourns. WSG: Mutts

$8 Cover | All Ages


Odd Hours / Siamese / 800beloved

Odd Hours | Siamese | 800beloved

$8 Cover | All Ages


Neon Indian / Tamaryn

Neon Indian will release a remix EP, ERRATA ANEX, on April 9th on Mom + Pop. The EP features remixes of tracks from the last album, Era Extraña, by Actress, Boyd Rice, Optimo, Twin Shadow & Patten. The title, ERRATA ANEX, is an anagram of Era Extrañaand so the mis-spelling of annex is intentional (it means “complied errors”).,

Here’s a note from Alan Palomo on how ERRATA ANEX came together: “These remixes are a small collection found along the way of my year on the road while we were touring Era Extraña. The artists were chosen by whatever most consistently blared out of my headphones that Fall and what I was most giddy to hear an amalgamation of from the songs I was playing live, and the artists I’d listen to later that night. If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then total re-imagination from song scraps must be something far more warm, mutant, and mutual. I hope you enjoy them.” WSG: Tamaryn

Tickets: $17 | 16+


Undesirable People Album Release Party with: Haunted House & Moses

Amidst this modern dark age of musical redundancy, Undesirable People come from Detroit, MI to deliver an eclectic breath of fresh air to the rock and roll enigma. Forming in 2010, Undesirable People went on to self-release three EPs (Undesirable People, Eugenics, and Former Self / Current State). With extensive self-funded touring, and a determined focus on D.I.Y. ideals, the band has proven how to work within the ever-changing, internet age of being a band in the 21st century. Leaving their mark on the Midwestern music circuit, as it has become harder to tell what is real and what is fake in the depleted, over-saturated music industry. WSG: Haunted House | Moses

$6 Cover / $15 Cover + Vinyl (Door Only)


Duke Dumont LIVE

In a way, the enormous success of Duke Dumont has somewhat slipped under the radar. So unassuming is Adam George Dyment, that it’s easy to forget he played one of the most pivotal roles in making UK deep house the thundering global juggernaut it is today. When his single ‘Need U 100%’ soared straight to number 1 in March 2013, it became the first UK house track to do so in over a decade, reaching Gold certification, and opening up a gap in the British music consciousness for deep house to really prosper on a massive scale. It’s fair to say that the success of “Need U 100%” blew open a void for other deep house acts like Route 94 and Gorgon City to fill, transcending so many from club favourites to serious chart contenders.

$20 Advance / $25 Day of | All Ages



tricot is a Japanese alternative rock band formed in historical and cultural city Kyoto in Sep 1, 2010.
The band consists of 3 female founding members, Ikkyu Nakajima (vocals / guitar), Motoko “Motifour” Kida (guitar / backing vocals), and Hiromi “Hirohiro” Sagane (bass / backing vocals). Right after the current male drummer Kazutaka Komaki joined in May 2011, they established their own label, BAKURETSU RECORDS.
The band develops a very unique world with perfectly mixed elements of pure, fragile but strong vocals and unpredictable song transition. The band’s experimental music primarily consists of melodic post-rock-inspired sounds and complex rhythm reminiscent of math rock (although the members are not conscious of the music genre such as post rock or math rock). ~Presented by Black Iris Booking~

$8 Advance / $10 Day of | All Ages


WHISTLE BLOWER TOUR Feat: Tav Falco / Mike Watt (Minutemen) / Toby Dammit (Stooges/Nick Cave)

Equal parts primal, early rock’n’roll, deviant hill country blues & avant-garde art, Tav Falco - PANTHER BURNS are ramshackle, raw, and unholy - not just Music...but a state of mind. Tav Falco is one of the truly original and romantic forces in American music - the voice that America lost and found. He is tender and virile, flamboyant, witty and dangerous. Falco brings daggers back to the stage. 


Known as the ditch-diggers in American music, our cabal is privileged to welcome MIKE WATT onstage on the WHISTLE BLOWER TOUR. Having come under the spell of our new COMMAND PERFORMANCE album (Frenzi/Darla USA), Hi-Watt began to Tweet his impressions. Quickly we were discussing his participation on the US Tour, and beginning to forge a work in progress already hurled into the future. 


First to jump aboard is TOBY DAMMIT whipping the skins - rhythm section partner of Mike Watt. Fresh off the boat from Rome, MARIO MONTEROSSO - producer of our new album, Command Performance – joins us on lead guitar, while maestro FRANCESCO D'AGNOLO tickles the ivories.


The last steam engine train left on the track that don’t do nothin’ but run and blow. PANTHER BURNS are the ones who always hold out a hand to the enemy. 


$12 Advance / $15 Day of | All Ages


Duende / VSTRS / Dirty Cooper / Catty Club

Over its first six years, DUENDE steadily morphed into a band built for anything/everything and some kinda other thing. Sensibilities for stately, suited up country rock got splashed with the tie-dyed hallucinogens of psychedeliaʼs surreal glee, but thatʼs just a coating atop their penchants for Delta and juke-joint blues, theatrical murder-ballad inclined folk and grimy psychobilly.

This Detroit-based band formed out of a sublime and stormy jam session between longtime players and temporarily servied as the flagship for a modest music collective before endearingly taking on the role of bridge-builder and clique-clipper by curating ongoing monthly music showcases featuring bands of myriad genres and from all corners of town, howling and rocking inside a Pool Hall just north of Detroit that’s since blossomed into the veritable nerve-center and go-to performing spot for the entire scene. WSG: VSTRS / Dirty Cooper / Catty Club

$6 Cover | All Ages


Cheatahs + Reverend w/ Palaces & Wasabi Dream

Cheatahs | Reverend | Palaces | Wasabi Dream

$8 Advance / $10 Day of


Leon Bridges / Kali Uchis - Sold out

Modern talent with a classic sound of the 60s. This young man with an old sounding soul that melts your heart is like something you have always known. Something that seems so familiar, yet so new - it catches your ear completely off guard. Soft, strong and beautiful in its deepness, his voice easily wraps your mind in warm feelings of nostalgia WSG: Kali Uchis ~Presented by AEG Live~

$20 Advance / $22 Day of | All Ages


Ought / The Witches / The Bruised Reed

Ought’s debut More Than Any Other Day brought the band sudden and universal critical acclaim – including high praise from Drowned in Sound, Exclaim, Rolling Stone, NME, and a Best New Music nod from Pitchfork. They have been on the road ever since, where their channeling of passion, politics and charisma consistently connects with and galvanizes each and every audience.
With: The Witches & The Bruised Reed

$10 Cover | All Ages


The Front Bottoms / The Smith Street Band / Elvis Depressedly *Sold Out*

The Front Bottoms / The Smith Street Band / Elvis Depressedly
~Presented by AEG Live~

$16 Advance / $20 Day of | All Ages