Isthmus insanity - Page 2

DJ Beto's extra-zesty Panamanian adventure. Plus: Tartufi gets its Fourth off
DJ Beto loves the juck juck

"We have a healthy addiction to fireworks," she says, while Gorman chimes in that he likes the ones the make his stomach shake. San Franciscans must wait until August to shake for Tartufi at the Rock Make Street Festival. Before then, the endlessly creative, good-humored duo hit the U.K., where the excellent rock-symphonic Nests of Waves and Wires (Southern) is garnering raves. "We've been getting compared to Animal Collective every other day, which is kind of strange to me," says Angel. "I can't see the connection myself, but I won't turn it down!"


Sat/4, 1:30 p.m., $8

El Rio

3158 Mission, SF


Aug. 23, noon, free

Treat at 17th Ave., SF

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