Gone Baby Gone’s Love Stories CD drops Thursday, April 28, at Bar Pink, while Ohana, the first self-produced album from reggae rockers Pepper, premieres at a sold-out show at Casbah.
Alt-blues band Fighting Able will debut their Expected EP on April 30 at Shooters, where frontwoman Roxy Blue says, “Fans can expect a new cover. We can’t say what the cover is, but the magic word is ‘tambourine.’”
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Hip-hop quartet the Kneehighs is premiering We Put the Fun in Dysfunction at Valley View Casino Center’s Stella Artois Lounge on May 7. “Attendees will be able see Talls wearing skinny jeans and Dalton in jean shorts,” says Edgar Alminar, aka DJ GarGar.
At the May 7 release party for the Sleepwalkers’ Roots Rockin’ CD at Tio Leo’s, “I’ll be joining them on bass for the evening,” says Action Andy Rasmussen, “as I had the pleasure of producing and playing bass on the album.” The bill also includes Los Fabulocos.
Pierce the Veil’s fourth studio album, Misadventures, is set to be released May 13, the same day that Eve Selis debuts See Me with Your Heart at Sherwood Auditorium in La Jolla. Spooky Cigarette, fronted by Frank Mindingall (Trips), will drop their debut EP As Loud As I Can (recorded with Andrew Montoya of the Sess) at Soda Bar on May 19.
Mrs. Magician’s Bermuda album, produced by John Reis (Drive Like Jehu, Rocket From the Crypt), debuts May 20 at the Irenic, for a bill that also includes the Sess, while Randi Driscoll’s Glass Slipper CD-release party is May 21 at Martinis Above Fourth.
On May 24, Srcvinyl is reissuing blink-182’s The Mark, Tom and Travis Show on 180-gram black virgin vinyl — 1500 copies only.
Violinist Chris Vitas (Keltik Kharma) has a new CD called Willow Weep For Me, which he’ll perform May 27 at Dizzy’s with Sky Ladd (keys), Justin Grinnell (bass), and Duncan Moore (drums).