Dead Dads, Turkish Techno, and The Azeotropes at The Colony
On January 27 at 8 PM, come see one of Sacramento’s most beloved punk bands, Dead Dads, at the Colony (3512 Stockton Blvd). Joining them will be Turkish Techno from Riverside, CA, and The Azeotropes from Davis, CA. $6-10 sliding scale. More info here.
West Sac Food Truck Mania at Lowe’s
This is terribly exciting. Come join Food Truck Mania at Lowe’s (2250 Lake Washington Blvd, West Sacramento, CA) on January 27 from 5 PM – 8 PM. Featured trucks will be Honest Pie, Chando’s Tacos, Rudy on the Roll, Drewski’s Hot Rod, and Sweet Spot. More info here.
Greg Rekus, Danny Secretion, Cory Wiegert, and Tim Lithium at Cafe Colonial
If Sacramento knows anything about its inhabitants, it’s that a Danny Secretion show never fails to be the best. On January 28 at 4 PM, he will be playing along with Greg Rekus (Winnipeg) Cory Wiegert (Dead Dads), and Tim Lithium (Rebel Radio) at Cafe Colonial (3520 Stockton Blvd). Some killer dads with some killer tunes. Find more here.
Drunk Poetry at Pour House
Well, this should be interesting. On January 28, from 7-10 PM, Pour House (1910 Q St) will be holding a Drunk Poetry night. Poets will get free drinks for playing drinking games where they must write poems on cocktail napkins. It will also feature a “Cards Against Poetry” slam, a gangster rap poetry recital, a dirty haiku battle, and more. 21+ of course.More information here.
No More Homeless Deaths Benefit Concert at Luna’s Cafe
Great music for a great cause. On January 29 at 7 PM, Luna’s Cafe (1414 16th Street) will be holding the No More Homeless Deaths Benefit Concert. All proceeds will benefit the Community Dinner Project and C.A.F.F.E. Performers include John Gruber, Dennis Lesea, Ruby Jaye, and more. To benefit the cause, you can also donate supplies to help the homeless survive the winter months. More information here.
Free Day at the Exploratorium
Throwback to your sixth grade science trip, but free. On February 2 starting at 10 AM, The Exploratorium (Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green St, San Francisco) will be holding a day of entirely free admission. They do advise to take public transit if possible, because several streets will be closed in anticipation of the Super Bowl. Find information here.
Words: Vi Mayugba