Nov. 28-29: Sleeping With Sirens, Tinsley Ellis, Flores, Guest List comedy, Vancouver Sleep Clinic, Robert Greenfield, Laura Jane Grace

MONDAY, NOV. 28

Sleeping with Sirens: The rock band, notable for distinctive tenor vocals by frontman Kellin Quinn, headlines a show with special guests State Champs, Tonight Alive and Waterparks. [7 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.

Vancouver Sleep Clinic: The indie act from Australia is fronted by 21-year-old singer, songwriter and producer Tim Bettinson. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

The Guest List: Rooftop Comedy, Audible and Learn From Me Comedy present standup comics Alonzo Bodden, Abi Harrison, Caleb Synan, Jared Logan, Kara Klenk and Lydia Popovich. [8 p.m., Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Tinsley Ellis: The latest album by the “feral blues guitarist” is called “Red Clay Soul.” [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Flores: A new Mexican restaurant headed by Adriano Paganini, Luis Flores and executive chef Alejandro “Alex” Morgan has its opening night. [5 to 11 p.m., 2030 Union St., S.F.]

Ceramics Guild Holiday Sale: Student-crafted art for the holidays, including bowls, cups, planters, vases, tea kettles and decorative pieces, are available for purchase at the annual San Francisco State University event. [2 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Fine Arts Building, Room 192, 1756 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Robert Greenfield: The author speaks about “Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III,” his definitive biography of the Grateful Dead sound engineer and designer of the band’s famous logo. [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Mark Coleman: The founder of the Mindfulness Institute discusses his book “Make Peace with Your Mind.” [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Visa Blvd., Corte Madera]

TUESDAY, NOV. 29

Laura Jane Grace: The frontwoman of the punk rock band Against Me! and transgender advocate speaks about and signs copies of her book “Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout.” [7 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Michael Chabon: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author speaks about his latest offering “Moonglow,” an “autobiography wrapped in a novel disguised as a memoir that unfolds as the deathbed confession of a grandfather to his grandson.” [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Joel Coen: The filmmaker, celebrated for dark and often humorous films he makes with his brother Ethan, appears in conversation with Davia Nelson, presented by City Arts & Lectures. [7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Better End-of-Life Care: Dr. Angelo Volandes of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, whose work focuses on improving end-of-life care, speaks on “Using Video and Story to Aid Decisions.” [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

San Francisco Preparedness Day Bombing of 1916: Writer Carl Nolte tells the story behind the event that divided The City’s elite and working class, when labor leader Tom Mooney was framed for the crime; the talk offers guests a chance to see an exhibit about the bombing and Mooney’s trial before it closes Dec. 1. [5:30 to 7 p.m., Labor Archives & Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, fourth floor, SFSU, 1630 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

S.F. History Association talk: Diane Donovan, author of “San Francisco Relocated,” speaks about The City’s history of moving houses, literally from one place to another, which has been happening since the 1850s. [7:30 p.m., St. Philip’s Catholic Church, 725 Diamond St., S.F.]

Dragonette: The Toronto-based left-field electronic popsters just released their fourth album “Royal Blues.” [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Thee Oh Sees: (((folkYEAH!))) presents the San Francisco garage rockers, headlining a sold-out show with Alex Cameron. [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

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