Listings are in the opposite order of appearance: headliner is listed at the top, next is the support band(s), and the last band listed is the opener.
May 25 2019
8:30PM doors -- music at 9:00PM
••• ALL AGES
garage rock riot grrrl
Alexia Roditis - lead vox
Vi Mayugba - guitar + vox
-from Sacramento, CA
-Formed in 2015 and carrying on the riot girl legacy, Destroy Boys are redefining Left Coast punk. Equal parts hardcore and fun, Destroy Boys is what would happen if Blondie stumbled into a Misfits recording session. Lead singer Alexia Roditis’ haunting melodies and Vi Mayugba’s shredding guitar are both an homage and an evolution of all things classically punk. The duo’s latest album, Sorry, Mom, is a manic reminder of how recklessly expressive punk rock was designed to be and earned them a mention in Rolling Stone magazine by legendary Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong in 2016 before either had graduated high school.
With a couple of tours up and down the West Coast under their collective belt, Destroy Boys is hard at work on their upcoming project, while heading off together to attend college at Oakland’s esteemed Mills University. Destroy Boys also received two 2017 SAMMIE awards in the Best Punk/Post Punk Band and Teen band categories, as well as a nomination for the Best New Artist category.
-from Oakland, CA
-Small Crush formed when lead-singer, songwriter, and bassist Logan Hammon felt that her band wasn’t giving her enough freedom to write her own songs. She stole the lead-guitarist Jackson Felton, knocked on the drummer Will Scherer's door down the street and started a new project out of their garage. The trio, what was to become Small Crush, started making music inspired from Hammon’s voice memos and titled from a self-professed “inability to crush on someone for a long time, so lots of little crushes.” Not long after the band’s genesis, Hammon and Felton recruited rhythm guitarist Thomas DeBourbon and started playing house shows, coffee shops, and small venues. The effect of Hammon’s virtuosic lyrical introversion over playful riffs evokes Frankie Cosmos and Waxahatchee. The music seems to be derived from many small crushes, evoking a sincere and intense conviction too often lost in adulthood. -Berkeley B side magazine