This Week's Hottest Events: Wiz Khalifa, Sandra Bernhard, Pride, and Killing My Lobster
My Morning Jacket's Friday show at the Fox is already sold-out, but you can still snag tickets to see folk rockers Okkervil River, who also just released a new album (I Am Very Far).
When: 7:30 p.m., Wed. 6/22
Where: The Fox, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland
Catch hot ticket East Coast rapper Wiz Khalifa if you can. Be prepared to beg for tickets to this sold-out show, right along with all Khalifa's other "Black and Yellow" fans.
When: 8 p.m., Wed. 6/22
Where: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove St.
Air Guitar Regionals
Resist the urge to whip out your air guitar and shred no longer. The Air Guitar regionals are back this weekend at the Independent. Come equipped with your mullet and animal spandex to support this year's fierce contestants.
When: 9 p.m., Fri. 6/24 and Sat. 6/25
Where: The Independent, 628 Divisadero St.
If you can't get in to Mark Rhoades' high-profile PG&E-sponsored VIP Pride party at the Bently Reserve, you can still catch Sandra Bernhard live and in-person. She'll be performing from her latest, I Love Being Me, Don't You, following sold-out runs in NYC, London, and Miami.
When: 7 p.m., Fri. 6/24 and Sat. 6/25
Where: Marines' Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., 2nd floor
Local comedy troupe Killing My Lobster joins forces with Z Space for a one-night-only, SNL-style sketch variety show. Check out this KML Coffee Wars video as a taste of what you'll get this weekend.
When: 7 and 10 p.m., Sat. 6/25
Where: Z Space, 450 Florida St.
The Sunday morning grand procession travels down Market Street with elaborately designed floats, a Dykes on Bikes motorcycle brigade, and celebrity grand marshals including Chaz Bono and Olympia Dukakis.
When: 10:30 a.m., Sun. 6/26
Where: Market and Beale streets