Haley Bonar’s emotional examination

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“You can be whatever you like,” sings Haley Bonar at the end of her latest album, Impossible Dream, but it’s clear that, to Bonar, being ‘whatever’ they [...]

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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 5 – Dec 8

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 5 – Dec 8

Kimya Dawson is headlining a special two-show benefit event on Wednesday night at Midsummer Studios.
Monday, December 5
Peter Murphy @ The Chapel
Bauhaus' debut single "Bela Lugosi's Dead" is a staple [...]

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Sunsquabi returns to the Bay with a new lineup

Sunsquabi, the three piece electro-funk group from Boulder, CO are in the midst of wrapping up their Fall tour in NorCal, including a pair of dates in the Bay Area.

On Friday, [...]

By |December 5, 2016|0 Comments
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    Sad13, Vagabon, Lisa Prank set to smash the patriarchy at Hemlock Tavern

Sad13, Vagabon, Lisa Prank set to smash the patriarchy at Hemlock Tavern

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It's been a big year for Sadie Dupuis. The Speedy Ortiz frontwoman and outspoken feminist moved from Massachusetts to Philadelphia early in 2016, where she began to [...]

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    The Besnard Lakes to bring plenty of atmosphere to Bottom of the Hill

The Besnard Lakes to bring plenty of atmosphere to Bottom of the Hill

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The Besnard Lakes have song titles like “Towers Sent Her to Sheets of Sound,” and unabashedly boast a theatrical, prog-rock sound, making them endearing throwbacks to [...]

By |November 30, 2016|0 Comments
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    Peter Murphy will weave Bauhaus and solo songs in Bay Area performances

Peter Murphy will weave Bauhaus and solo songs in Bay Area performances

It has been nearly 40 years since Peter Murphy, with his sonorous sound and ominous vocals, first sang “the bats have left the bell tower” in the Bauhaus 1979 [...]

By |November 30, 2016|0 Comments
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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 28 – Dec 1

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 28 – Dec 1

Listen to John Waters himself at the A John Waters Christmas event this Wednesday.

Monday, November 28
Daughter, Vancouver Sleep Clinic @ Rickshaw Stop
Expect "some of the most cooing, comforting melodies [...]

By |November 28, 2016|0 Comments
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    Funk supergroup Dragon Smoke reunites for one week, two shows at The Independent

Funk supergroup Dragon Smoke reunites for one week, two shows at The Independent

Every year at the New Orleans Jazz Fest there is a tradition known as the "NOLA Superjam," where a band is put together of musicians that do not normally [...]

By |November 28, 2016|0 Comments
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 25 – Nov 27

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 25 – Nov 27

Seu Jorge plays David Bowie at Regency Ballroom tonight.

Friday, November 25
Watsky @ The Warfield
Formerly from San Francisco and now living in Los Angeles (though we don't hold that against [...]

By |November 25, 2016|0 Comments
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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 21 – Nov 24

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 21 – Nov 24

Slow it down and feel ethereal with My Bubba at the Starline Social Club Monday night.

Monday, November 21
Shana Falana @ Makeout Room
Upbeat shoegaze Brooklynites. We're in love with their [...]

By |November 21, 2016|0 Comments

Sponsored: Let Daughter wash over you at The Warfield

Trust us: After the weeks we've had lately, you need some Daughter in your life.

Wrapped in beautiful riffs and tender, hesitant vocals, Daughter is the remedy for our national [...]

By |November 21, 2016|0 Comments
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    Nick Valensi of The Strokes brings his band CRX to Slim’s next month

Nick Valensi of The Strokes brings his band CRX to Slim’s next month

Take a healthy dose of California sunshine, add a heap of adoration for The Cars, stir it up with the signature guitar sounds of The Strokes, sprinkle some Queens [...]

By |November 18, 2016|0 Comments
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