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    This Week in SF: This Will Destroy You, Saviours, Idea the Artist, Trash Talk

This Week in SF: This Will Destroy You, Saviours, Idea the Artist, Trash Talk

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |March 16, 2015|Comments Off on This Week in SF: This Will Destroy You, Saviours, Idea the Artist, Trash Talk

Brewers of The Bay Brewed: Fort Point Beer Company

San Francisco’s only rock and roll beer festival, The Bay Brewed, is back for a fourth year of pairing outstanding local beer and local music! Taking place at The [...]

By |March 10, 2015|Comments Off on Brewers of The Bay Brewed: Fort Point Beer Company
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    This Week in SF: Golden Void, The Twilight Sad, Sabertooth Zombie, Title Fight, 2:54

This Week in SF: Golden Void, The Twilight Sad, Sabertooth Zombie, Title Fight, 2:54

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |March 9, 2015|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Golden Void, The Twilight Sad, Sabertooth Zombie, Title Fight, 2:54
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    Noise Pop 2015: Cosmonauts, Mondo Drag bring heady psych to Brick & Mortar

Noise Pop 2015: Cosmonauts, Mondo Drag bring heady psych to Brick & Mortar

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Cosmonauts were the headliners on Friday night, but I left the Brick & Mortar Music Hall most impressed by Oakland's Mondo Drag, a five-piece band that [...]

By |March 1, 2015|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2015: Cosmonauts, Mondo Drag bring heady psych to Brick & Mortar
  • Jessica Pratt at The Chapel, by Jon Ching
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    Noise Pop 2015: Jessica Pratt, Kevin Morby charm at The Chapel

Noise Pop 2015: Jessica Pratt, Kevin Morby charm at The Chapel

At this point, "otherworldly" is probably an overused adjective to describe a singer's voice, but I'll be damned if it doesn't nail Jessica Pratt's uniquely captivating way with a [...]

By |February 27, 2015|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2015: Jessica Pratt, Kevin Morby charm at The Chapel
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    This Week in SF: The Dodos, Dengue Fever, Mondo Drag, White Fang

This Week in SF: The Dodos, Dengue Fever, Mondo Drag, White Fang

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |February 9, 2015|Comments Off on This Week in SF: The Dodos, Dengue Fever, Mondo Drag, White Fang
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    This Week in SF: Nothing, Two Gallants, Earthless, The Union Trade

This Week in SF: Nothing, Two Gallants, Earthless, The Union Trade

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |February 2, 2015|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Nothing, Two Gallants, Earthless, The Union Trade

This Week in SF: Ty Segall, Happy Fangs, Beacon, Tiaras

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |January 27, 2015|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Ty Segall, Happy Fangs, Beacon, Tiaras
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    This Week in SF, 1/19-1/25/15: Monster Rally & Jay Stone, Phosphorescent, Joel Gion, The Donkeys

This Week in SF, 1/19-1/25/15: Monster Rally & Jay Stone, Phosphorescent, Joel Gion, The Donkeys

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |January 19, 2015|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 1/19-1/25/15: Monster Rally & Jay Stone, Phosphorescent, Joel Gion, The Donkeys
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    This Week in SF, 1/12-1/19/15: The Fresh & Onlys, Chain & The Gang, California X, Lee Gallagher

This Week in SF, 1/12-1/19/15: The Fresh & Onlys, Chain & The Gang, California X, Lee Gallagher

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |January 12, 2015|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 1/12-1/19/15: The Fresh & Onlys, Chain & The Gang, California X, Lee Gallagher
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    This Week in SF, 1/6-1/11/14: The Soft White Sixties, Tamaryn, O Presidente, Tony Molina

This Week in SF, 1/6-1/11/14: The Soft White Sixties, Tamaryn, O Presidente, Tony Molina

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |January 6, 2015|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 1/6-1/11/14: The Soft White Sixties, Tamaryn, O Presidente, Tony Molina
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    This Week in SF, 12/15-12/21/14: Rock n Roll Holiday Spectacular, A Winged Victory For The Sullen, Foxtails Brigade

This Week in SF, 12/15-12/21/14: Rock n Roll Holiday Spectacular, A Winged Victory For The Sullen, Foxtails Brigade

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring the best local and touring bands performing in SF this week, then find out where and when they're playing below. For a full list [...]

By |December 15, 2014|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 12/15-12/21/14: Rock n Roll Holiday Spectacular, A Winged Victory For The Sullen, Foxtails Brigade