• The Silk Road Truckers at Transbay Transit Center Rooftop Garden, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: The Silk Road Truckers at the Transbay Transit Center Rooftop Garden

Review + Photos: The Silk Road Truckers at the Transbay Transit Center Rooftop Garden

The Silk Road Truckers (photo: Ria Burman)

Trixie Rasputin Presents LunchBox Music, a series of local bands and singer songwriters, offering acoustic lunch break musical musings on Fridays atop the [...]

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Get Married are coming home to San Jose with Tiny Stills

San Jose's very own Get Married have been on the road with Los Angeles-based Tiny Stills for their US tour. This Saturday will be their homecoming show to salute [...]

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Photos: The Y Axes at the Bottom of the Hill

The Y Axes (photo: Ian Young)

One of San Francisco's most energetic bands the Y Axes gave a great performance at Bottom of the Hill to close out August. In [...]

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    Gilberto Rodriguez y Los Intocables released a soundtrack for the Mission

Gilberto Rodriguez y Los Intocables released a soundtrack for the Mission

(photo: Fernando Rodriguez Photography)

Gilberto Rodriguez y Los Intocables is a side project led by Almas Fronterizas vocalist Gilberto Rodriguez. When a few members of Almas couldn't make it to [...]

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Photos: The Band Ice Cream at Rickshaw Stop

The Band Ice Cream (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

After a long tour starting in New York City, The Band Ice Cream returned to San Francisco with a party (complete [...]

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    Pop-Up Magazine Fall Issue sets up shop at the Curran this month

Pop-Up Magazine Fall Issue sets up shop at the Curran this month

Pop-Up Magazine is heading to the Curran for three nights during their Fall Issue tour. Never been? It's an experience like no other.

Pop-Up Magazine quite literally pops up and [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Sept 7 – 9

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Sept 7 – 9

Friday, September 7
Dangermaker, Matadore, Rollin Hand, Unlikely Heroes @ The Uptown
This 100% local bill makes for a fine First Friday.

Oscar Key Sung, Ah Mer Ah Su @ Cafe Du [...]

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Pat Thomas ain’t buyin’ it — tonight at Amnesia

Photo: Michael Bordelon

San Francisco's Pat Thomas is best known around town for his work in Cool Ghouls, the joyful throwback rock and roll quartet who has been cranking out [...]

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Review + Photos: DJ QBert Skratch Seminar

DJ QBert (photo: Ian Young)

Imagine learning how to play the cello from Yo Yo Ma. Or the guitar from Jimmy Page. Or the accordion from, uh, Weird Al? For [...]

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  • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre, by Ian Young
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    Photos: Aimee Mann and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre

Photos: Aimee Mann and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit (photo: Ian Young)

Southern rock group Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit came to the Bay's Greek Theatre to perform with the always-wonderful and [...]

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Ellisa Sun gives the Bay Area ‘Just a Little More’

(photo: JJ Casas)

Up until recently, Ellisa Sun's base of operations was right here in the Bay Area. That was until she and her partner, percussionist Ken Michienzi, decided to purchase [...]

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Bands In Portrait: Rabbit Quinn

After all she has gone through, Rabbit Quinn is not looking for your sympathy. She never has been. All she wants is your support. “If you like a female [...]

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