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Davis, California

Thursday, May 30, 2024



The Gallus Brothers

Today, 10 p.m., $3-5, 21

Sophia’s Thai Kitchen

This Washington-based duo are brothers from different mothers who make the kind of olfashioned ragtime blues that could make the stiffest of wallflowers do a merry little jig in their seat.


Hoots and Hellmouth, Ben Lewis

Friday, 10 p.m., $3-5, 21

Sophia’s Thai Kitchen

I would expect nothing less than a spirited, cathartic product from a band called Hoots and Hellmouth. With their blend of roots, rock and country, the full set band from Philly doesn’t disappoint.


Pangea, Sabrina Simonton, Connecticut

Saturday, 7 p.m.

M Street and Colgate

Pangea: Supercontinent or indie folk band from the all-too talented Griznar Music Collective? The backyard set will also present two local talents: Davis-born acoustic singer Sabrina Simonton and Tim Callahan, the Davis bicycle enthusiast behind Connecticut.


Religious Girls, Team Robespierre, Novel Heroes, Babs Johnson Gange

Saturday, 8 p.m.

13th and E Street

I’m an advocate for anything that can spark an impromptu dance party. Brooklyn group Team Robespierre does just that:80s synthy dance, house and punk come together in an electrifying mix that should make for a fine night of spastic rug cutting.


Lee Bob Watson with Happy Mayfield

Saturday, 10 p.m., $3-5, 21

Sophia’s Thai Kitchen

Twangy, funky and full of attitude, Lee Bob Watson creates the kind of pure, unadulterated country that would make Johnny Cash proud.


Jeff Hanson

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 8 p.m.

Old Firehouse

Jeff Hanson has the voice of a 12-year-old choir girl trapped in a grown man’s body. This image may be strange, but the musicmelodic pop fare featuring Hanson’s angelic, high-pitched falsettoworks. The Kill Rock Stars singer from Twin Cities will perform songs from his latest release, Madam Owl.


Atmosphere, Blueprint, Abstract Rude

Friday, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m., $25

Empire Events Center in Sacramento

With over a decade in the music business, Minneapolis hip-hop duo Atmosphere has never let me down. Whether it’s forlorn tales of Lucy Ford or the trials and tribulations of the modern man’s hustle, frontman Slug always a wise story to share. His latest piece of advice? When life gives you lemons, you paint that shit gold.


Diego’s Umbrella

Friday, Sept. 19, 10 p.m., $3-5, 21

Sophia’s Thai Kitchen

Spanish surf? Modern Latin pop? It doesn’t matterI’ll be too busy dancing (poorly but enthusiastically, mind you) to care for genre labeling.


Davis Summer Symphony

Friday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m.

Main Theatre

This year’s concert is conducted by Davis Moschler, assistant conductor for the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra.



Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Ends today at the Varsity Theatre on Second Street

Two words: Threesome and ScarJo. Need I say more?


The Women

Opens Friday at Regal Davis Holiday 6 on F Street

Alternate titles for this film: The Clambake, The Hen Fest, One More Reason to Dislike Meg Ryan.


Burn After Reading

Opens Friday at Regal Davis Stadium 5 on G Street

The Coen brothers directed this dark comedy that looks into the world of an ex-CIA analyst with a drinking problem.



Between Worlds

Opens Friday at the International House

This exhibition takes a look at Post Traumatic Stress Disorder related to military service and other effects of war. An artistsreception takes place Friday at 6 p.m.


ArtAbout Reception: Julie Patterson’s Photo-based Mixed Media

Friday, 7 p.m.

Tsao Gallery

Julie Patterson takes the art of photography a step further, creating texture and mood as she adds layers of anything from wax and polis to chalk and plaster to her images.



Curtain Call at City Hall Comedy Show

Tuesday, 8:30 p.m., $5

Bistro 33

The Bistro’s comedy show will present headliner Dennis Gaxiola and feature act Sam Arno.


Lewis Black

Friday, Sept. 19, 8 p.m., $65.50

Jackson Hall

Dark satires and rants are to be expected from the comedic styling of Lewis Black from Comedy Central’sThe Root of All Evil.


RACHEL FILIPINAS can be reached at arts@californiaaggie.com.XXX


Editor’s picks:

Pangea, Sabrina Simonton, Connecticut

Saturday, 7 p.m.

M Street and Colgate


Atmosphere, Blueprint, Abstract Rude

Friday, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m., $25

Empire Events Center in Sacramento


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