hiatus calendar

10/27 Thursday

The SUICIDE MACHINES will perform at ‘Canes Bar & Grill. They have been building a solid following since their 1996 debut, “”Destruction by Definition.”” The performance will start at 7 p.m. and tickets cost $12.

10/28 Friday

Here is one from the days of hard-rocking bands like Sonic Youth: BLONDE REDHEAD will be at the Belly Up Tavern backing their most recent effort, “”Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons.”” They will be supported by THE NEED. The show starts at 9:15 p.m. and tickets are $10.

Minimalism? Jazz? Raga? All in one place? Yes, TERRY RILEY, GEORGE BROOKS and KRISHNA BHATT will be at the Spruce Street Forum to supply the tunes for adventurous ears. They will perform at 8 p.m. and tickets are $15 for students. Call (619) 296-0301 for reservations.

10/29 Saturday

You can get funked up with DEEP BANANA BLACKOUT at the Belly Up Tavern. DBB have developed a strong following on the East Coast and are looking to break ground here on the West Coast with their P-Funk, funk-jam sound. Tickets are $10 and the show starts at 9:15 p.m.

Fred Anderson, Hamid Drake and Tatsu Aoki make up the improvisational jazz trio from Chicago. They have decades of experience and they will be showcasing their talent at the Spruce Street Forum. The show starts at 8 p.m. and student tickets are $15. To make reservations call (619) 295-0301.

10/30 Sunday

There’ll definitely be a huge sound coming from ‘Canes Bar & Grill at 7:30 p.m. The JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION will be rocking the joint for $15.

11/1 Wednesday

JULIO IGLESIAS is the original Latin lover, and young kids like Ricky Martin, don’t even stand a chance. IGLESIAS has more than 30 years of Latin pop experience under his belt. His latest release, “”Noche De Cuatro Lunas,”” is distinctively new but still fused with classic IGLESIAS flavor. Tickets start at $46 at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. The performance starts at 8 p.m.

The youngest son of Bob Marley follows in his father’s footsteps. This time, DAMIAN MARLEY is it at 4th & B and is promoting his latest album, “”Halfway Tree.”” Tickets are $18.50

Raw, heavy-guitars round out the sound of the MURDER CITY DEVILS who will be at ‘Canes Bar & Grill at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and BOTCH and AMERICAN STEEL are the support bands.

10/31 Thursday

Check out some New Orleans jazz by the DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND at the Belly Up Tavern. They will be promoting their latest release, “”Buck Jump”” and their show starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.

— Compiled by Joseph Lee