With several anticipated albums set to release this month, the Bay Area is a common tour stop for artists throughout October. In addition to Treasure Island Music Festival, artists such as The Buttertones, The Growlers, Arctic Monkeys and The Internet will be making appearances in Santa Cruz, Big Sur and San Francisco.
Gregory Alan Isakov is performing at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on Oct. 6, the day after the release of his newest album, “Evening Machines.” The Buttertones are touring their most recent album, “Midnight in a Moonless Dream,” with Prettiest Eyes on Oct. 9 at Slim’s in San Francisco. Also in San Francisco on Oct. 9, Tennis is performing with Matt Costa at The Chapel.
The Growlers have a two-day residency at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz on Oct. 12-13 with Enjoy and Kirin J Callinan. The surf rock group is nearing the end of their extensive Beach Goth tour, following their seventh annual Beach Goth festival earlier this summer and the release of their latest album, “Casual Acquaintances.”
Treasure Island Music Festival is taking place at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park in Oakland on Oct. 13-14. This year’s lineup consists of artists such as A$AP Rocky, Santigold, Amine, Tame Impala, Courtney Barnett, Cigarettes After Sex and Sharon Van Etten.
Following the announcement of their new EP, “Non Stop Paranoia,” out on Oct. 26, together PANGEA will be performing in Santa Cruz at The Catalyst on Oct. 18. On Oct. 20, IAN SWEET and Young Jesus will be performing at the Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco. IAN SWEET’s new album, “Crush Crusher,” is set to be released on Oct. 26 through Sub Pop Records.
After a five-year hiatus, Arctic Monkeys returned earlier this year with their most recent album, “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino.” The English rock band will have a two-day residency at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on Oct. 20-21. Also on Oct. 21, The Internet will be touring their most recent album, “Hive Minds,” at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz.
Ty Segall will be performing with Shannon Lay at the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur on Oct. 20, The Chapel in San Francisco on Oct. 21 and the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz on Oct. 22. Segall is promoting the release of his newest cover album, “Fudge Sandwich,” releasing on Oct. 26, in addition to his collaborative album with White Fence, “Joy,” which released over the summer.
On Oct. 27, Molly Burch will be touring her upcoming album, “First Flower,” at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco with Jesse Woods. Wild Nothing will also be performing in San Francisco on Oct. 27-28 at The Independent with Men I Trust, following the release of their latest album, “Indigo,” which released in late August.