The new music director of the San Francisco Symphony, Esa-Pekka Salonen, has created a collaborative council to do, uh, something.
Garrett Harris 3 p.m., Feb. 20
RIYL: Left Unsaid, Monster Paws
Inception: San Diego, 2016
Influences: Deftones, At the Drive In, Sunny Day Real Estate, Sparta, Thrice, Balance and Composure, Screeching Weasel
Founded in October 2016, Nights Like Thieves features Mario J. Rivera, who moved to San Diego in 2016 after fronting Albuquerque's Left Unsaid, alongside Steve Smith, Scott Vincent, and Franky Guzman. Rivera's comedic hip-hop band Monster Paws was heard on Jersey Shore, Real World, and a Ford commercial.
The debut EP Light the Fuse and Run was released in April 2017 via La Escalera Records.