The Dandy Warhols – Great American Music Hall
Looking for a fun show to pump you up for the end end of the holiday season” Check out The Dandy Warhols at Great American Music Hall. Tickets to see the Portland band start at $30. A cool bonus: the show is all ages, with a minimum age requirement of 6! If that doesn’t scream family fun then we don’t know what does.
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HEALTH – The Independent
Los Angeles ‘noise-rock’ band HEALTH will grace the stage at the Independent on December 11. The bands DIY sound coupled with the atmosphere that only a 21+ venue like the Independent can provide will definitely prove for a stellar show. Tickets start at $20.
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Kelela – The Independent
Also playing the Independent in December is newcomer Kelela, who will grace the stage with her soft, dreamy vocals and ethereal stage presence.
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KMEL Holiday House of Soul: Miguel, Post Malone, Marc E. Bassy – The Warfield
The popular Bay Area hip hop and R&B radio station will be hosting a holiday concert featuring some of hip hop’s most well-liked artists. Get your ticket soon so Miguel, can enchant you with his smooth vocals right before the holiday stress kicks in.
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Giraffage – The Regency Ballroom
Bay Area native and electronic producer extraordinaire, Giraffage, will bring his talents to the Regency Ballroom in mid-December. His hip-hop remixes are to die for, and he’s likely to play a few to get the crowd riled up (in a good way).
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Primus – Fox Theater
Bay Area funk-metal band Primus will be playing a New Year’s Eve show of epic proportions. Check out their set at the Fox Theater to really get 2016 started right. Tickets start at $45 for reserved seating.
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Lil’ B & Friends – The Regency Ballroom
Also a Bay Area staple and never one to disappoint is Lil’ B. The Oakland rapper will be hosting a New Year’s Eve concert/party hybrid appropriately named: An Extremely Rare New Year’s Celebration. Lil’ B is known for his off-the-wall antics and stage presence, and there’s sure to be a ton of that at this show.
By Ivane Lund-Soyombo