Weekly Wooot - Treasure Island + Fuck Buju Banton

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.

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All eyes this week are on Treasure Island, and rightfully so – with Dave Mathews, Grizzly Bear, Dan Deacon, Girl Talk, Passion Pit, MSTRKRFT, Flaming Lips, MGMT, Yo La Tengo, The Walkmen and more this one is not to be missed. Be sure to head out early each day to support local acts Sleepy Sun, Thao With the Get Down Stay Down, The Limousines, Crown City Rockers and Murs.

While the Treasure Island lineup offers a lot of bang for your buck, there are still plenty of options this week for the cash strapped with electropop duo the Junior Boys hosting a Halloween costume party (seriously) at Mezzanine Tuesday, recently reformed alt-rock gods The Jesus Lizard at The Fillmore Saturday and epicsauce local favorites Casy & Brian / Boyz IV Men at The Knockout Sunday. Plenty of more show options throughout the week, so be sure to check the showlist.

Note: Notoriously homophobic reggae artist Buju Banton is scheduled to play The Rockit Room tonight. We encourage SFist/epicsauce readers to boycott this show, and hope that The Rockit Room follows the lead of other Bay Area venues and promoters in canceling this and further Buju Banton appearances.

Monday, October 12th
Nomeansno, Triclops!, The Pack A.D. @ Independent $15
Passion Pit @ Blank Club (San Jose) $9.23
Burmese, Javelina +more @ Elbo Room $5

Tuesday, October 13th
Sunny Day Real Estate @ The Fillmore (Sold Out)
Junior Boys @ Mezzanine $18
Bell X1, Family of the Year @ Independent $15
The Pogues, DeVotchKa, Sean Wheeler, Zander Schloss @ Warfield $47.50-$70

Wednesday, October 14th
These Arms Are Snakes, DD/MM/YYYY, Glaciers @ Bottom of the Hill $10
RJD2, Trackademicks @ Vessel
The Pogues, Sean Wheeler and Zander Schloss @ Regency Ballroom $55-$70
Great Lake Swimmers, The Wooden Birds, Laura Gibson @ Great American Music Hall $16

Thursday, October 15th
Pretty Lights, DJ Rootz, Apostle of Hustle @ Independent $20
Gogol Bordello @ Fox Theater $32.50
Nadja, Maleficia, Worm Ouroboros, Circle Of Eyes @ Terminal (Oakland)

Friday, October 16th
The Melvins, Butthole Surfers, Psychic Ills @ Regency Ballroom $27.50 - $30
These Are Powers, Mi Ami, Pit er Pat @ 21 Grand
Moby, Kelly Scarr @ Warfield $31.50 - $34
Jail, The Mojomatics, Pipsqueak, Sonic Chicken 4 @ Hemlock $7
Snow Patrol, Plain White T's @ $35
The Intelligence, Hank IV, Bronze, Mayyors, DJ Crackwhore @ Elbo Room $10
Nomeansno, Triclops! @ The Uptown (Oakland)

Saturday, October 17th
Treasure Island Festival (Day 1) @ Treasure Island $65
Jesus Lizard, Killdozer, Black Elk @ Fillmore $25
A Place to Bury Strangers, These Are Powers, All The Saints @ Independent $12
Why?, Mount Eerie, Au, Serengetti & Polyphonic @ Great American Music Hall $16
Sole, Astronautalis @ The Uptown (Oakland) $10
Conor Oberst, Jim James M. Ward, Mike Mogis @ Fox Theater $39.50 - $49.50
Brother Ali, Evidence, Toki Wright @ Slims $15
My First Earthquake, Goodbye Nautilus, The Chop @ Hemlock $6

Sunday, October 18th
Treasure Island Festival (Day 2) @ Treasure Island $65
Casy and Brian, Boyz IV Men, Endless Boogie @ The Knockout
La Roux @ Great American $15


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