There are few better endorsements in the world of electronica than an opening gig for LCD Soundsystem (obligatory “long live James Murphy” mention) and/or Aussie dance party heroes Cut Copy. Theirs is the word of godly dance saints, so it was written, or possibly decreed, probably rumored, until death do us part, amen, the father, the son, and—
Live-streaming and crowd-sourced cloud finale photos aside, we're betting that many a Bay Area LCD Soundystem fan is pretty bummed they're not going to be at the group's last-ever show in New York this weekend. If you're looking for a place to party down with fellow LCD fanatics, head over to Kimo's this Saturday to catch North American Scum, a new local LCD Soundsystem cover band, play a tribute.
There’s no denying the buzz surrounding Treasure Island Music Festival this weekend. At every café you go to, during any weekend conversation you may have, and any exchange with a music junkie will inevitably lead you to some form of “TI” dialogue. Although you won’t have to weave through crowds, peeling between stages to catch 30 minutes of your favorite band (whoever thought of the alternating – not overlapping – festie schedule is nothing short of genius), we’ve still got weekend fever for these five acts.
Saturday’s Top 5
Are you tired of going out nearly every night and practically forfieiting your wallet to various venues in the City? Nah, me neither. Well, don't expect anything to slow down, the summer's just heating up.
6/2 - Mumford & Sons/The Middle East @ Slim's: Yikes, another sold-out Mumford & Sons show. In fact almost every single stop on their tour is completely sold out. If you're itching to test their brand of British folk revival, then get to searching here on Craigslist.