The Red Couch Project presents Robustitron

04/13/2012. Friday. 8pm.
Stanford, CA

Our "The Red Couch Project" video is live! See Alex, Toby, and me squeeze onto one petite sofa. Thanks to The Red Couch Project crew for a stellar production job!

"The Red Couch Project showcases independent artists in an accessible setting, capturing the experience and giving up-and-coming musicians resources to develop their careers. We provide hands-on experience in audio-visual production and promotion."


Remixology f/ DJ Geo the Musicologist and Robustitron

03/29/2012. Thursday. 9pm-1am. 21+. NO COVER.
Lounge 3411, 3411 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA

Lounge 3411 Robustitron returns to the stage Thursday 3/29/2012 in a collaborative tag team show with Oakland's DJ Geo. "Remixology, starring DJ Geo the Musicologist and Robustitron performing together, features interlocking live music and DJ sets."


Summertime Earth Ball

06/12/2010. Saturday. 8pm-2am. 21+. OPEN BAR $40 pre-sale TICKETS. $50 at the door.
Beatnik Studios, 2421 17th Street, Sacramento, CA [map]

CREE Summertime Earth Ball R and M Events presents their Summertime Earth Ball, a benefit for CREE, featuring live rock with Robustitron and The Resurrection Men, followed by dance grooves with DJ Nuyo. This promises to be a stellar evening of great music, dancing, and uh... spirits (aka, open bar!) -- all for a great cause. 100 % of the proceeds will go to the Center for Rural Empowerment and the Environment (CREE,, a Sacramento-based nonprofit that helps communities in developing nations pursue locally-led, sustainable development projects while simultaneously fostering environmental preservation. They have active projects in Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and Guyana. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, your ticket purchase is tax deductible.


Robustitron @ Stanford CoHo: The Spring Show

05/08/2010. Saturday. 7pm-9pm. FREE, all ages.
Tresidder Student Union, 459 Lagunita Dr, Stanford University [map]

Stanford CoHo Trade in your April showers for some May sun rays. Robustitron returns to the Stanford CoHo to welcome the season with our only spring show. Watch the sunset, grab a smoothie / latte / beer, and enjoy the show!


Super Adventure Saturdays! featuring: Weather Pending, Robustitron, Super Adventure Club, and Tiger Cat

02/20/2010. Saturday. 9pm. 21+. $8.
Hotel Utah, 500 4th St @ Bryant, San Francisco

Hotel Utah The extremely talented and extremely wacky duo Super Adventure Club is taking up residence in the Hotel Utah for every Saturday in February, and we're joining them on the 20th. If you've never seen them, we highly recommend doing so. Oh, and hey, we'll be on stage, too -- with 2 COVERS hidden in the set... see if you can spot them! Advance tickets available online. Oh yes, this event is legit! Totally high-budget promo video here.


Stanford CoHo features Robustitron

01/17/2010. Sunday. 7pm-9pm. FREE, all ages
Tressider Student Union, 459 Lagunita Dr, Stanford University

Beale St / CoHo flyer Featuring a special opening acoustic set! For all you peninsula dwellers, Robustitron is coming right to the university campus for a Sunday evening MLK weekend coffeehouse show. The recently renovated Stanford CoHo serves up... uh... coffee, but also salads, sandwiches, paninis, desserts, and an awesome pulled pork sandwich.


Beale Street Bar and Grill. A RipStar production with: Alice Stands, The Creak, David Douglas, and Robustitron

01/16/2010. Saturday . 7:30pm-close. $7
133 Beale St @ Mission, San Francisco

Beale St / CoHo flyer Come check out our first collaboration with the prolific local promoter RipStar. Local music (headlined by us!), a sideshow featuring local visual artists, and free pizza until 8pm!


Anu Bar presents: Alex Hawks, Robustitron, Covered In Butter, Epochalypse

Thursday, Nov 19, 2009, 9:30pm, $3
43 Sixth Street @ Mission [SoMa] San Francisco

Club Anu Flyer Hello friends! Sorry, it's been a long time, and we shouldn't have left you, without some dope beats to step to... wikiwikiwiki --- alright, it's time for a show already! Robustitron is finally ready to rock again, so hold on to your socks, my friend, and clear the evening of Thursday 11/19.


Robustitron with Johnny Walnut and Kelly McFarling

MONDAY, July 28, 2008 / 8pm / 21+ / $5
El Rio SF
at 3158 Mission St (@ Cesar Chavez), San Francisco

el rio 2 e-flyer Robustitron returns to El Rio in the Mission/SF for some Monday night melodies. Kelly McFarling opens the show with some banjo-infused bluegrass folk. The boys of Johnny Walnut close the night out with some whiskey-infused southern-style rawk-n-roll. Who wants to man the BBQ?


ToR presents: Robustitron with Temple of Roots [reggae-dub] and TripKnight [experimental hip-hop]

FRIDAY, July 11, 2008 / 9:30pm / 21+ / $8
The Starry Plough
at 3101 Shattuck Ave @ Prince [near Ashby BART], Berkeley, CA 94705

starry plough e-flyer Friday night. Time to party. Loudly. Robustitron teams up with reggae-dub act Temple of Roots and the experimental-hip-hop TripKnight at The Starry Plough. This Irish Revolutionary-rooted watering hole has been a staple on the Berkeley scene since before we were born. Old skool meets new sound. It's not an earthquake... it's the backbeat. Oh, and it's not beer... it's "ale."


Soundwave Studios presents the Four-Twenty PARTY

featuring Robustitron and a whole bunch of other bands!
SUNDAY, April 20, 2008 / 4:20pm / free
Soundwave Studios: Hourly Studios
at 2200 Wood Street in West Oakland

Soundwave Studios Burn away your Sunday afternoon at this not-so-private private party, and check out other local bands playing in random rooms throughout the studio. Just come to the party and find us. Food and drinks and other stuff will likely be available, duuuuuude.


Kid Glove Entertainment presents Robustitron, Pollux, and The Slippery Slope

FRIDAY, April 11, 2008 / 9:00pm / 18 and over / $10
Blakes On Telegraph
, 2367 Telegraph Ave @ Durant, Berkeley

blakes e-flyer When Viet was going to Cal, he'd walk by or see shows at Blakes, thinking someday it'd be cool to play a show there. Now we're playing a show there! On the same stage formerly graced by the likes of Train, Cake, and Rancid. Start your weekend with us in this historic East Bay music venue as we rock out to celebrate... um, tax day?


Dolores Park Café presents Robustitron

FRIDAY, March 21, 2008 / 8:00pm / $5
501 Dolores St @ 18th St, San Francisco

dolores park cafe e-flyer Same songs, different groove. It's Robustitron, re-mixed. Toby leaves his massive drum kit at home, as Robustitron introduces it's DJ/lounge act. Dance, all thou extroverts! Head-bob, all thou introverts! And, of course, EAT, all thou ravenous youth! Chow down on whatever suits your fancy, or rather, your character: pizza, salad, mocha, or smoothie. (Oh, and in case you're wondering, that's Alex, Toby, Koko, and Viet, respectively.)


Robustitron presents: Easy Street, Robustitron (that's us!), and Bella Bella at Milk featuring DJ Nasty Nate

THURSDAY, February 21, 2008 / 8:30pm / $5
Milk Bar SF, 1840 Haight St (@ Stanyan), San Francisco

milk e-flyer Time to show us some love in the Haight. We've put together three booty-shakin'-liscous bands for a night of pure fun. DJ Nasty Nate will be spinning some grooves in between sets. Easy Street 8:30, Robustitron 9:30, Bella Bella 10:30. It's across the street from Amoeba Records. You buy records, right?


El Rio SF presents Robustitron, w/ Tasty [Afro-Cuban Rock] and Millville Plains [Roots]

TUESDAY, January 22, 2008 / 8:00pm / FREE
El Rio, 3158 Mission (@ Cesar Chavez), San Francisco map

elrio Alex, Koko, Toby, and Viet play their first show in the Mission; and it's at the ever-eclectic El Rio. This show is FREE, bustas! 21 and over, cash-only bar. Oh, and you can bring your own food in. Yeah, they're cool like dat.