FRIDAY May 11
WHO: LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM
WHERE: 1205 Soquel Ave.
WHEN: 8 p.m.
HOW MUCH: $47. Buy tix here.
WHY: He's the Brian Wilson of Fleetwood Mac, the guy who pushed the cocaine-fueled band's edges in the 1970s and has been true to experimenting musically ever since. He's one of the cagiest, wittiest, most willing to take chances musicians in pop and rock today.
WHO: SEE-I and Eliquate
WHEN: 9 p.m.
Where: 1535 Commercial Way
HOW MUCH: $15 advance; $20 at the door. Buy here.
WHY: Eight members of the reggae, funk, soul, rock outfit SEE-I are from Thievery Corporation, one of the all time great electronica/dance/trip hop bands from Washington D.C.
SATURDAY MAY 12
WHO: House of Floyd
WHERE: , 1205 Soquel Ave.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Saturday.
HOW MUCH: $25 advance; $30 at the door. Buy tix here.
WHY: If you weren't lucky enough to see Roger Waters do The Wall Friday in San Francisco, or if you were and want a flashback, here's a chance to catch a good Floyd cover band put on a psychedelic-style show.
WHEN: 5-9 p.m. Saturday
HOW MUCH: $30 advance; $35 at the door. Buy here.
WHY: Food, music, dancing, revelry and an award-winningly powerful raffle with awesome prizes. Also, you help support the great job this organization does cleaning up beaches.