Mates of State
Married with children and still indie as hell.
July 1 at the Great American Music Hall.Dam Funk
Electro-funk throwback with full live band, Master Blaster.
July 1 at the Mezzanine.Femi Kuti
Son of afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti brings that beat back.
July 3 at the Fillmore.Pinback
San Diego indie soldiers touring temporarily with no drummer.
Jul 3 at the Independent.Defiance, Ohio
Dedicated DIY ramshackle punks serenade the nation’s birthday.
July 4 at 924 Gilman.Richard Bona
Cameroonian bassist and singer with seven-piece jazz combo.
July 5 at Yoshi’s SF.
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