As we are welcomed by the arrival of spring and warmer weather, many artists are also announcing new music and tours throughout the Bay Area. The Catalyst in particular this month is hosting several shows worth the short 45-minute drive to Santa Cruz for!
In anticipation of her new album “Titanic Rising” being released on April 5 through Sub Pop, Weyes Blood will be performing in Santa Cruz at The Catalyst on April 2. Cass McCombs will be performing with Sam Evian in Santa Cruz at Moe’s Alley on April 4 and in San Francisco at The Fillmore on April 5. His latest album “Tip of the Sphere” was released on Feb. 8.
On April 8, Still Woozy will be performing at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz. Soccer Mommy will be performing with Boy Scouts at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco April 17 and April 18. Earl Sweatshirt with Liv.E and MIKE in San Francisco at The Regency Ballroom on April 19 and in Santa Cruz at The Catalyst on April 20.
On April 22 and April 23, The 1975, Pale Waves and No Rome will be performing in San Francisco at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Their most recent album “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships” was released last November through Dirty Hit and Polydor Records. They are expected to release another album, “Notes on a Conditional Form,” later this year.
Santa Cruz will be hosting Last Dinosaurs on April 25 at The Catalyst, as well as Slim’s in San Francisco on April 26 and April 27. Their third album “Yumeno Garden” was released last October. SALES will be performing in San Jose at The Ritz on April 26 and in San Francisco at August Hall on April 27.
Do It Ourselves Fest is being held in Boulder Creek at Camp Krem from April 26 to April 28. This year’s lineup consists of The Mattson 2, Fruit Bats (solo), Vetiver (solo), Mapache and many more. On April 27, Chicano Batman will be in Santa Cruz at The Catalyst.
Tickets for all of the shows mentioned are available on Ticketmaster, Stubhub and the artists’ websites.