Johnny Otis Celebration
Lucky Otis, Nicky Otis, Jackie Payne, Barbara Morrison and more—no Shuggie, though. May 5 at Yoshi’s Oakland.
Dirty, dramatic R&B from elusive Canadian Abel Tesfaye, who offers his music online for free. May 8 at the Fillmore.
Death Cab For Cutie
It’s true: their music has gotten better since Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel broke up. May 8-10 at the Fox Theater.
SoCal band with hit album “Carnavas” plays free in-store for new release. May 9 at Amoeba SF.
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