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    Get ready to grub: Announcing our food trucks for 2016 Phono del Sol!

Get ready to grub: Announcing our food trucks for 2016 Phono del Sol!

Every year we bring together a number of bands, both local and nationally touring, to come together in the heart of San Francisco's Mission district to perform at Potrero [...]

By |June 28, 2016|Comments Off on Get ready to grub: Announcing our food trucks for 2016 Phono del Sol!
  • Thee Oh Sees at Burger Boogaloo, by Jon Ching
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    Review + Photos: Burger Boogaloo brings generations of rock and rollers together

Review + Photos: Burger Boogaloo brings generations of rock and rollers together

King Khan and the Shrines (photo: Jon Ching)

In the beginning there was Budget Rock. For ten years, Budget Rock was a three-day summer weekend event that brought out the loudest, cruddiest [...]

Photos: Snoh Aalegra & JMSN bring down the Independent

JMSN (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Thursday saw an incredibly talented lineup at the Independent, featuring Snoh Aalegra and JMSN.  Our photographer Robert Alleyne was at the show to capture these fantastic shots of [...]

By |June 27, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: Snoh Aalegra & JMSN bring down the Independent
  • The Mike + Ruthy Band at Freight & Salvage, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: The Mike + Ruthy Band dazzle at Freight & Salvage

Review + Photos: The Mike + Ruthy Band dazzle at Freight & Salvage

The Mike + Ruthy Band (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

The star-spangled Mike + Ruthy Band dazzled the crowd Wednesday night at The Freight & Salvage with their magnetic chemistry, dynamic [...]

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    Local DJs bring round two of “Aural History of Femme Punk” night to the Golden Bull

Local DJs bring round two of “Aural History of Femme Punk” night to the Golden Bull

As a lady and an avid follower/cheerleader/what have you of my fellow ladies in music, the call to action of "ALL FEMALE FRONTED PUNK VINYL/ALL NIGHT" brings some pleasurable [...]

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    Royal Headache playing Great American Music Hall with Tony Molina

Royal Headache playing Great American Music Hall with Tony Molina

Sydney garage punk outfit Royal Headache is returning to the U.S. this July for a string of tour dates surrounding the band's late night television debut. After playing LA [...]

By |June 24, 2016|Comments Off on Royal Headache playing Great American Music Hall with Tony Molina
  • Cage the Elephant at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, by Jessica Perez
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    Photos: Cage the Elephant, Portugal. The Man & Sunflower Bean take over the Civic

Photos: Cage the Elephant, Portugal. The Man & Sunflower Bean take over the Civic

Cage The Elephant (photo: Jessica Perez)

Last night saw a superstar lineup featuring Cage The Elephant, Portugal. The Man, and rising Sunflower Bean perform at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.  It was an [...]

By |June 24, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: Cage the Elephant, Portugal. The Man & Sunflower Bean take over the Civic

Review + Photos: Flawless Joe Jackson at the UC Theatre

Joe Jackson (photo: Jon Bauer)

Review By Carla Bova

With his keyboards positioned modestly off to the side of stage and set under a soft spotlight, Joe Jackson walked quietly from darkness and [...]

By |June 23, 2016|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Flawless Joe Jackson at the UC Theatre

Enter to win a pair of VIP tickets to Phono del Sol 2016

We're just over two weeks away from this year's Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival and we're celebrating by giving a pair of VIP tickets away!

VIP tickets give [...]

By |June 23, 2016|3 Comments
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    Down Dirty Shake begin multi-night residency at Milk Bar on July 6

Down Dirty Shake begin multi-night residency at Milk Bar on July 6

Now becoming a rite of summer, local band the Down Dirty Shake will begin their annual multi-night residency at Milk Bar starting next month.

The psychedelic-blues rockers have been hosting [...]

By |June 23, 2016|Comments Off on Down Dirty Shake begin multi-night residency at Milk Bar on July 6
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    Xicana punk legend, Alice Bag comes to the Bay Area, July 8-9

Xicana punk legend, Alice Bag comes to the Bay Area, July 8-9

On the same weekend of Phono Del Sol and the same weekend that Mitski, Japanese Breakfast and Jay Som will be in the Bay, there will be another amazing [...]

By |June 23, 2016|Comments Off on Xicana punk legend, Alice Bag comes to the Bay Area, July 8-9
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    Premiere: listen to Fellow Wolf’s “Tulsa Springs” before their release show tonight

Premiere: listen to Fellow Wolf’s “Tulsa Springs” before their release show tonight

San Francisco's Fellow Wolf is set to release their debut EP on vinyl tonight at Thee Parkside, and we're pleased to give you the first listen of one of [...]

By |June 23, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: listen to Fellow Wolf’s “Tulsa Springs” before their release show tonight