Weekly Wooot -- Cold Cave

Epicsauce has teamed up with the excellent San Francisco blog SFist -- each week we provide SFist readers with a preview of the upcoming week in music.

Plenty of post-holiday options this week with the star-studded Vic Chesnutt Band at the Great American Music Hall tonight, Toronto's Little Girls at Hemlock Tuesday, perennial favorite Morrissey at Oakland's Paramount Theater Wednesday and the lovely ladies of Oakland's Hotttub at the Rickshaw Stop Friday.

Our pick for the week, however, is Philadelphia's darkwave throwback Cold Cave at Bottom of the Hill Thursday. Founded by hardcore legend Wesley Eisold (American Nightmare, Some Girls), Cold Cave's recently reissued debut Love Comes Close is packed with insanely catchy synth-driven tracks reminiscent of 80's favorites New Order and Depeche Mode. We had the pleasure of catching the trio at the FYF Fest in September, and can honestly say it was one of the day's real highlights. Cold Cave will by joined Thursday by Former Ghosts (featuring Xiu Xiu frontman Jamie Stewart) and San Francisco's own Veil Veil Vanish -- be sure to get there early.

Monday, November 30th
The Vic Chesnutt Band, Warpaint, Liz Durrett @ Great American Music Hall $16
Build, George Hurd Ensemble, Jack Dubowsky Ensemble @ Cafe Du Nord $10

Tuesday, December 1st
Little Girls, Weekend @ Hemlock $6
The Black Crowes, Truth And Salvage Company @ Fillmore $51.50
Todd Rundgren @ Palace of Fine Arts $65 - $75
Toshio Hirano, Wanda & Wonder, Safety Scissors, Metal Heart @ Kimo's

Wednesday, December 2nd
Morrissey @ Paramount Theater $45.50 - $85.50
Mt St Helens Vietnam Band, The Growlers, My First Earthquake @ Rickshaw Stop $12
The Black Crowes, Truth And Salvage Company @ Fillmore $51.50
Baroness, Earthless, Iron Age @ Bottom of the Hill $12
Dashboard Confessional, New Found Glory (acoustic sets) @ Slims $25

Thursday, December 3rd
Cold Cave, Former Ghosts, Veil Veil Vanish @ Bottom of the Hill $10
Nofx, Wax, Dead To Me, Nathen Maxwell & The Original Bunny Gang @ Slims $40
Less Than Jake, Fishbone, Cage, The Swellers @ Regency Ballroom $20
Stellastarr*, Transfer @ 330 Ritch $10
Leigh Gregory & Memory's Mystic Band, Martin Bisi, Dominique Leone @ Hemlock $7
Split Lip Rayfield, Kemo Sabe @ Rickshaw Stop $15

Friday, December 4th
The Black Crowes, Truth And Salvage Company @ Fillmore $51.50
J. Tillman, Pearly Gate Music @ Great American Music Hall $13
JD Samson @ The New Parish (Oakland) $15
Adam Freeland, Marty Party, Syd Gris, An-ten-nae, Dex Stakker, Knowa Knowone, Siren, Dov @ 103 Harriet $15
Swingin' Utters, Classics Of Love, Static Thought, Wolves And Thieves, Why I Hate @ Gilman
The Aggrolites, The Impalers @ Shattuck Down Low $14
The Dead Hensons, Thunderbleed @ Bottom of the Hill $10
La Plebe, Nothington, The Hooks, Frankenstein L.I.V.S. @ Annies Social Club $8
J-Boogie's Dubtronic Science, Hottub, Kero One, DJ Honey Knuckles @ Rickshaw Stop $10

Saturday, December 5th
The Black Crowes, Truth And Salvage Company @ Fillmore $51.50
The Vandals, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Knock Out @ Slims $16
The Cranberries @ Regency Ballroom $36 - $43
The Black Hollies, The Shys, Hot Lunch @ Bottom of the Hill $12
Midnight Strangers, The Spyrals, Tasso @ Hemlock $6
Police Teeth, The Turks, Hurry Up Shotgun @ Ghost Town Gallery $6

Sunday, December 6th
The Black Crowes, Truth And Salvage Company @ Fillmore $51.50
Jonathan Richman @ Great American Music Hall $15
Rademacher, Golden Ghost, Woolly Moon @ Hemlock $6


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