About Carly Perkins

Carly Perkins is a poet, tap dancer, equal rights activist, and Mother of Kittens. Explore her existentialist musings at carlyperkins.com and follow her on Instagram and Twitter @carlyrperkins.

DJ Qbert kicks off Undiscovered SF in SOMA Pilipinas

On July 21, witness legendary DJs Qbert and Shortkut of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz and tastemaker Kronika of Soulection in rare collaborative form as they launch the second season [...]

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    The Acharis play Elbo Room TONIGHT before heading off to Europe

The Acharis play Elbo Room TONIGHT before heading off to Europe

Poster by Hannah James Knight

Oakland-based noise rock/no-wave artists The Acharis are embarking on a European tour, but will first entice the audience at Elbo Room (new Jack London location) [...]

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    Celebrate local music and culture at Petaluma’s 9th annual Rivertown Revival

Celebrate local music and culture at Petaluma’s 9th annual Rivertown Revival

Ashley Allred from the John Courage Trio

On July 14 from 11am-8pm, gather along Petaluma's historic river in your maritime finery to soak up live music, nosh on local [...]

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    Greater Sirens to release debut album ‘Unnatural Causes’ tonight

Greater Sirens to release debut album ‘Unnatural Causes’ tonight

(Design: Sida Lee)

On June 1, post-punk indie rockers Greater Sirens will release their debut full length album, Unnatural Causes. Blending twin bass guitars, toy keyboards, and percussion that pops [...]

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    Vandella brings Night of 1,001 Stevies to Bottom of the Hill

Vandella brings Night of 1,001 Stevies to Bottom of the Hill

Vandella and Seaweed Sway Present: The 2nd Annual Night of 1,001 Stevies, a celebration that honors women in music, feminism, and magic, via the music of Steve Nicks.

Vandella, San [...]

Review: Joyce Manor at the Phoenix Theater

Joyce Manor (photo: Derek Nielsen)

Droves of eager post-emo and punk kids filed into the Phoenix Theater on a chilly May evening, where jackets quickly peeled off, giving way to [...]

By |May 16, 2018|Comments Off on Review: Joyce Manor at the Phoenix Theater
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    Get ready to headbang May 3 – Brown Bags is opening for Joyce Manor

Get ready to headbang May 3 – Brown Bags is opening for Joyce Manor

Indie rock will collide with pop-punk in the raddest of ways when Brown Bags and awakebutstillinbed open for Joyce Manor at Petaluma’s Phoenix Theater on Thursday, May 3. Brown [...]

By |April 27, 2018|Comments Off on Get ready to headbang May 3 – Brown Bags is opening for Joyce Manor
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    Surf band Sandy’s is breaking waves with new EP ‘Chime’

Surf band Sandy’s is breaking waves with new EP ‘Chime’

On April 26, San Francisco surf band Sandy's will release a new, daydreamy EP titled Chime. These bona fide surfers let their inspiration flow freely at singer Alexi Glickman's [...]

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    The Honey Toads release ’80s-inspired video for “Plastic Smiles”

The Honey Toads release ’80s-inspired video for “Plastic Smiles”

Petaluma-based indie rock band The Honey Toads channel Joy Division and Talking Heads in a new music video for their single, "Plastic Smiles," proving that the right dose of [...]

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Review: HAIM and Lizzo at the Greek Theatre

HAIM (photo: Carly Perkins)

A sea of multicolored ponchos filled up UC Berkeley's Greek Theatre on April 6, as thousands gathered mid-storm for the Sister Sister Sister tour. Hip-hop artist [...]

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Shannon Shaw releases new video ahead of first solo album

Shannon Shaw, the dazzling vocalist, bassist, and founder of Shannon & the Clams, will release her first solo album, Shannon In Nashville, on June 8. The Black Keys' Dan [...]

By |April 4, 2018|Comments Off on Shannon Shaw releases new video ahead of first solo album

Sam Johnson releases new pop single “Palm Trees”

San Francisco weather is warming up this week, just in time for Sam Johnson's breezy new beach-inspired pop song, "Palm Trees." This dreamy, upbeat tune is the first of [...]

By |March 27, 2018|Comments Off on Sam Johnson releases new pop single “Palm Trees”
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