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    Get to know Hyukoh, South Korea’s next big thing, at the UC in October

Get to know Hyukoh, South Korea’s next big thing, at the UC in October

Korean pop (aka K-pop) gets a lot of attention, but Korean indie is something you don't hear about as often.

At the top of the pack in this genre is [...]

By |August 28, 2018|Comments Off on Get to know Hyukoh, South Korea’s next big thing, at the UC in October

Photos: Taj Mahal at SFJAZZ

Taj Mahal (photo: Ria Burman)

Taj Mahal delivered a spectacular show with his groovy trio at SFJAZZ Sunday night. Playing a sweet mix of blues, jazz and calypso infused tunes, [...]

By |August 27, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Taj Mahal at SFJAZZ
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    Season of the Crow debut new album at Bottom of the Hill next month

Season of the Crow debut new album at Bottom of the Hill next month

We don't talk about the Bay Area's metal scene enough. Trends come and go, but Bay Area metal stays strong. Going back to at least the '80s, San Francisco [...]

By |August 27, 2018|Comments Off on Season of the Crow debut new album at Bottom of the Hill next month
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 24 -26

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 24 -26

Come meet King Dream tonight at the Independent.

Friday, August 24
King Dream, Kendra McKinley @ The Independent
Jeremy Lyon's new project, King Dream, makes its official recorded debut at the Independent [...]

By |August 24, 2018|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 24 -26

TIDES comes in at El Rio next week

Next Wednesday will see the kickoff of a new monthly residence at El Rio called TIDES. With a sharp focus on women of color, non-binary, and LGBTQ musicians in [...]

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The Seshen activate a fantastic local lineup at the Indy

Featuring three local favorites — The Seshen, Midtown Social, and Ghost & The City — the September 1 show at the Independent will be the Seshen's last Bay Area [...]

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  • Empress Of at the Noise Pop 20th St. Block Party 2018, by Ian Young
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    Review + Photos: A handful of highlights from 20th Street Block Party 2018

Review + Photos: A handful of highlights from 20th Street Block Party 2018

The Marias (photo: Ian Young)

It’s no secret that San Franciscans will find any excuse to listen to music outdoors, weather be damned. Stern Grove. Fillmore Jazz Festival. Hardly Strictly. [...]

By |August 23, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: A handful of highlights from 20th Street Block Party 2018
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    Indie rockers the Dig coming to the Chapel, release new single

Indie rockers the Dig coming to the Chapel, release new single

(photo: Shervin Lainez)

Mellow indie-rockers the Dig just moved out to LA from Brooklyn and recently announced a new single, "Say Hello To Allison." The band will also be undertaking [...]

By |August 23, 2018|Comments Off on Indie rockers the Dig coming to the Chapel, release new single
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    Annie Bacon: Leaving San Francisco, where music and home became one

Annie Bacon: Leaving San Francisco, where music and home became one

Bay Bridged Editor and longtime San Francisco musician Annie Bacon left San Francisco for Michigan weeks ago. In this essay, she says the goodbye she needs to say to [...]

By |August 23, 2018|7 Comments
  • The Dodos - Photo by Andy De Santis
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    The Dodos release new single, kick off national tour at the Independent

The Dodos release new single, kick off national tour at the Independent

San Francisco psych rockers the Dodos, a collaboration between guitarist Meric Long and percussionist Logan Kroeber, recently announced their seventh studio release, Certainty Waves. The album is due out [...]

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Review + Photos: Poster Children at Café du Nord

Poster Children (photo: Patric Carver)

Of all the scenes in The Exorcist, the one that strikes me the most is arguably the least flashy. There’s no contortionism, no projectile vomit. [...]

By |August 22, 2018|1 Comment

Photos + Review: Love Jerks melt hearts at the Uptown

Love Jerks (photo: Patric Carver)

“This first song...this song comes from a time when I was really yearning. I was very yearnful.”

That’s how Love Jerks kicked things off last Thursday [...]

By |August 22, 2018|1 Comment