FALL ARTS: MUSIC From Rock the Bells to Kate Nash, a sonic smorgasbord of can't-miss upcoming concerts
Sept. 8 Lil Bub book signing with Nobunny: So Lil Bub is this famous Internet cat and Nobunny is the infamous IRL punky masked Bunny-Man; together they'll claw through the Rickshaw Stop all day and night. This multipart Burger Bub Mini-Fest includes a Lil Bub book signing and doc film screening, plus live sets by Nobunny, Colleen Green, the Monster Women, and the Shanghais. Paws up, everyone. Rickshaw Stop, SF. www.rickshawstop.com.
Sept. 9 Sex Snobs Elbo Room, SF. www.elbo.com
Sept. 10 Bleeding Rainbow Rickshaw Stop, SF. www.rickshawstop.com.
Sept. 11 Moving Units DNA Lounge, SF. www.dnalounge.com.
Sept. 12 Julie Holter Great American Music Hall, SF. www.slimspresents.com.
Sept. 13 120 minutes presents Death in June Mezzanine, SF. www.mezzaninesf.com.
Sept. 14 Rock the Bells: the annual touring hip-hop fest returns, headlined by Kid Cudi, A$AP Mob. feat. A$AP Rocky, E-40, and Too $hort, Common, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony on Sept. 14; Wu-Tang Clan, Black Hippy feat. Kendrick Lamar, and Deltron 3000 on Sept. 15. Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mtn View. www.livenation.com.
Sept. 16 Kate Boy Rickshaw Stop, SF. www.rickshawstop.com.
Sept 17 Julie Ruin: Kathleen Hanna returns to her pre-Le Tigre output but beefs it up with a full band including fellow Bikini Kill bandmate Kathi Wilcox and is set to release bouncy feminist dancepop record Run Fast Sept. 3. A few weeks later the Brooklyn band lands in SF. Slim's, SF. www.slimspresents.com.
Sept. 18 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention Various venues, Berk. www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org
Sept. 19 Hard Skin 1-2-3-4 Go!, Oakl. 1234gorecords.com.
Sept. 20 Foxygen Independent, SF. www.theindependentsf.com
Sept. 21 Tape Deck Mountain and Battlehooch El Rio, SF. www.elriosf.com.
Sept. 22 "Radio Silence presents: Doe Eye performing Arcade Fire" Brick and Mortar Music Hall, SF. www.brickandmortarmusic.com.
Sept. 24 Wax Tailor Mezzanine. www.mezzaninesf.com.
Sept. 26 Zola Jesus Palace of Fine Arts, SF. www.palaceoffinearts.org.
Sept. 27 Peter Hook and the Light Mezzanine, SF. www.mezzaninesf.com.
Sept. 28 "Station to Station:" This train-travelin' art and music experiment, organized by artist Doug Aitken, pulls a stop in Oakland with live performances by Dan Deacon, Savages, No Age, Sun Araw and the Congos, Twin Shadow, and more. And the train itself is designed as a moving kinetic light sculpture, so expect a bright show. 16th St. Station, Oakl. www.stationtostation.com.
Sept. 30 Chelsea Wolfe Great American Music Hall, SF. www.slimspresents.com
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