PURE JOY: Thurs May 15, Sonic Boom Records (Ballard), 7 pm, free

Cass McCombs, the Anchors, Amy Blaschke: Thurs May 15, CoCA, 8 pm, $5

LungFIsh, Juno, the Tiny Kings: Thurs May 15, Graceland, 9:30 pm, $10

Wolfgang Fuchs w/Reuben Radding & Greg Campbell: Thurs May 15, Polestar Music Gallery, 8 pm, $8

Kinski: Thurs May 15, Seattle Art Museum, 5:30 pm, free

CASS McCOMBS, THE ANCHORS, D+, SIN ROPAS, GARDEN VARIETY TSARS: Fri May 16, Department of Safety (Anacortes), 8 pm, $6

JEN WOOD, THE ONE AM RADIO, ROBIN CUTLER, JON McINTYRE: Fri May 16, VU 565 at WWU (Bellingham), 8 pm, $4

Independents Day--Dani Linnetz, Amy Mahardy, Shelley Dael Walker: Fri May 16, Aurafice, 8 pm, free

Agallock, In Memorium, Antimatter, Virgin Black: Fri May 16, Catwalk, 8 pm, $8

Swingin' Utters, Youth Brigade, Pistol Grip: Fri May 16, Graceland, 6 pm, $12

PK & What Army!: Fri May 16, Mr. Spot's Chai House, 8 pm, free


Otomo Yoshihide: Fri May 16, Polestar Music Gallery, 8 pm, $8

Long Beach Shortbus, Millhous, Viscid: Fri May 16, Studio Seven, 8 pm, $10

Pleasure Forever, Hint Hint, Cobra High: Fri May 16, Vera Project, 8 pm, $8

MICHELLE SHOCKED: Sat May 17, Easy Street Records (Queen Anne), 2 pm, free

THE BEND: Sat May 17, Easy Street Records (West Seattle), 5 pm, free

PROZACK STAPLE, WORLD 7, AS ASHES FALL, SYX: Sat May 17, Rexville Grange (Mt. Vernon), 7 pm, $5

Degenerate Art Ensemble, The Planet The, D&D Yellow Swans: Sat May 17, CoCA, 9 pm, $6

Stay Gold, To See You Broken, guests: Sat May 17, Ground Zero (Bellevue), 8 pm, $5

LAST ACTION HEROES, GODDAMN SEXIES, LILIM: Sat May 17, the Brick House (Golden Gardens Teen Center), 7 pm, free

Long Beach Shortbus, the Braindead, Austin America: Sat May 17, Studio Seven, 8 pm, $10

Unexpected Arrival, Pleasurecraft: Sat May 17, Vera Project, 8 pm, $5

Improbable Cause, Roundabout, Brodie, the Morning After, E.W.I.: Sun May 18, Ballard Firehouse, 6 pm, $8

Theory of Ruin, guests: Sun May 18, CoCA, 8 pm, $5

Mikro Propaganda, Sorelle: Sun May 18, Polestar Music Gallery, 8 pm, $8

Point One, Utterance, Kauwa, FMLY: Sun May 18, Showbox, 6 pm, $10/$12

The Girls, the Authorities, the Hollowpoints, Mea Culpa: Sun May 18, Sure Shot, noon, free

Against Me!, These Arms Are Snakes, Fifth Hour Hero, Pipsqueak: Sun May 18, Vera Project, 8 pm, $8

Black Eyes, KRMTX, A Luna Red: Mon May 19, CoCA, 8 pm, $7

VERBENA: Tues May 20, Sonic Boom Records (Capitol Hill), 6 pm, free

CALLA: Wed May 21, Easy Street Records (Queen Anne), 6 pm, free

Cognitive Dissidents--Dark Data, XI S IX: Wed May 21, Coffee Messiah, 8 pm, donation requested

Give Up the Ghost, Everytime I Die, the Suicide File, Gatsby's American Dream: Wed May 21, Studio Seven, 8 pm, $10/$12