About Annie Bacon

Annie Bacon is a musician (her life) and writer (her obsession) in San Francisco. She loves shouting out amazing local bands and finding new music (of any genre) that is emotionally moving or has depth. She also has her own band, and is raising a little drummer kid.
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    NYE Happening: Noise Pop presents Con Brio at Swedish American Hall

NYE Happening: Noise Pop presents Con Brio at Swedish American Hall

(photo: Jon Bauer)Psychedelic funk and soul was pioneered here in the Bay Area with bands like Sly and the Family Stone, but it's Con Brio who keep that pulse [...]

By |December 29, 2017|0 Comments
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    NYE Happening, Across The Bridges: Brothers Comatose, Lucero + more

NYE Happening, Across The Bridges: Brothers Comatose, Lucero + more

Not in San Francisco, or wanna get out of town for the night? Here are some of the shows on our radar across the bridges. These events all have [...]

By |December 29, 2017|0 Comments

Best of 2017: The songs Annie Bacon couldn’t shake

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When push comes to shove, it's the songs that I remember that prove the most impactful to me. Why one song lingers and another doesn't is utter [...]

By |December 29, 2017|0 Comments

NYE Happening: A small round-up of big events around SF

For those who prefer the epic to the intimate, we've compiled a short list of the big events happening around town. As of writing, all of these events still [...]

By |December 28, 2017|0 Comments
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    NYE Happening: PianoFight’s 4th Annual New Year’s Eve Super Bash

NYE Happening: PianoFight’s 4th Annual New Year’s Eve Super Bash

If you haven't yet discovered PianoFight ... you're welcome. This small, artist operated venue in the heart of San Francisco's Financial District (right in the Tenderloin) is one of [...]

By |December 27, 2017|0 Comments
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    NYE Happening: Quinn Deveaux’s two night psych-soul residency at Amnesia

NYE Happening: Quinn Deveaux’s two night psych-soul residency at Amnesia

Two and a half years ago, Quinn Deveaux uprooted, on a "songwriter soul quest," to Nashville. Possessed of a smooth and polished style that can dip and twist as [...]

By |December 26, 2017|0 Comments
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    Don’t miss Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret Christmas spectacular

Don’t miss Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret Christmas spectacular

Every Misfit Cabaret exceeds expectations, and this one promises to be particularly great. Frontwoman, emcee, and all-around superb talent Kat Robichaud and her gang of merry misfits have crafted [...]

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    Nicole Atkins will sing ‘Goodnight Rhonda Lee’ at Cafe du Nord

Nicole Atkins will sing ‘Goodnight Rhonda Lee’ at Cafe du Nord

Nicole Atkins' recently released album Goodnight Rhonda Lee leans into a litany of comparisons with gorgeous effectiveness: Carole King, Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline. From opening tune "A Little Crazy" [...]

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From SF With Love: A North Bay Fire Relief concert

On Sunday the 25th, once you’re plenty stuffed with turkey and all the leftovers are gone, head on over to one of SF’s best venues, Rickshaw Stop. There you'll [...]

By |November 24, 2017|1 Comment

‘Trans Is Love’: Marissa Kay’s on-point new album

Monday was #TDOR — Trans Day of Remembrance. The statistics can be bleak, with as many as 41% of transgender people attempting suicide in their lifetime and average lifespans [...]

By |November 22, 2017|Comments Off on ‘Trans Is Love’: Marissa Kay’s on-point new album
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    Lebanese icon Yasmine Hamdan comes to Great American this weekend

Lebanese icon Yasmine Hamdan comes to Great American this weekend

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Yasmine Hamdan — appearing at the Great American Music Hall on November 12 — is a Lebanese icon. Known internationally for her enchanting, emotionally and politically-charged pop [...]

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Jeff Beam brings psych rock from coast to coast

Jeff Beam’s songwriting mixes the impulses of a recluse with a psychedelic attention to time and space. In other words, every song is a journey whether inward or far [...]

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