• Rickshaw Stop 15 Year Anniversary
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    Rickshaw Stop celebrates 15 years with a week of retro shows

Rickshaw Stop celebrates 15 years with a week of retro shows

What would we do without Rickshaw Stop? For , the hole-in-the-wall venue has played host to local up-and-comers, national acts on their last tour before the break big, and [...]

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  • Elizabeth Moen, by Robert Alleyne
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 16 – 18

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 16 – 18

Elizabeth Moen (pictured), French Cassettes, M. Lockwood Porter, and more.

Friday, November 16
Emily Kinney @ Cafe du Nord
Ever wonder why Emily Kinney sang so often on The Walking Dead? It's [...]

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  • Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center

Review + Photos: Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center

The Ace of Cups (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

It was 1966, the psychedelic era was just about in full swing, and rock and roll was becoming the voice of [...]

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Down The 5: mewithoutYou, Smidley at the Teragram Ballroom

Touring in support of their seventh studio album, [Untitled], the Philadelphia post-hardcore band mewithoutYou tore through a long and aggressive set at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on [...]

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    Giveaway: The Y Axes, Fritz Montana, The Band Ice Cream at the Independent

Giveaway: The Y Axes, Fritz Montana, The Band Ice Cream at the Independent

Ready for a lineup of 100% San Francisco-based rock and roll? Then you need to get to the Independent on Saturday for exactly that. Come out and experience the [...]

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Throwin’ Bo’s announces final Elbo Room lineup

Back in March, we announced the arrival of a new monthly series, Throwin' Bo's at Elbo Room. In the last few months, they've showcased local acts like Half Stack, [...]

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Review + Photos: Tyler Childers at the Fillmore

Tyler Childers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Tyler Childers released his breakthrough album, Purgatory, in August 2017. Even before I had listened all the way through I had tickets to [...]

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She + Him throw the coolest holiday party at the Masonic

Remember that moment in the mid-2000s when you — probably in class just before winter break, or dragged to the movies with your younger relatives over the holidays — [...]

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SPELLLING announces new album, ‘Mazy Fly’

(photo: Catalina Xavlena)

Oakland's SPELLLING has a new home on Sacred Bones. Soon (yes, February is soon now), she'll be releasing her second full-length, Mazy Fly, on the respected Brooklyn [...]

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Guided by Voices returns to the Great American Music Hall

Guided By Voices, one of the most prolific garage-rock acts in the history of DIY rock and roll returns to the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco tomorrow, [...]

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Khruangbin brings international funk and soul to the Bay

Houston, Texas trio Khruangbin began their 21 date, coast-to-coast North American fall tour this week. Playing 14 shows in November and nine in December, you have two chances to [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 9 – 11

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 9 – 11

Friday, November 9
Tank and the Bangas, Big Freedia @ The UC Theatre
2017's Tiny Desk Contest winners and fellow New Orleanian, bounce queen Big Freedia, join forces for the ultimate [...]

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