Marissa Nadler supporting Mercury Rev at the Chapel

(photo: Ebru Yildiz)

In support of her eighth album release, Marissa Nadler will be performing the opening set for Mercury Rev's 20th Anniversary of Deserter's Songs celebration at the Chapel [...]

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  • Ani DiFranco at The Fillmore, by Ria Burman
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    Photos: Andrea Gibson opens for Ani DiFranco at the Fillmore

Photos: Andrea Gibson opens for Ani DiFranco at the Fillmore

Ani DiFranco (photo: Ria Burman)

Andrea Gibson, fresh from an intimate set at the Bandwagon stage at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, opened for Ani DiFranco at the Fillmore last Sunday night. [...]

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    Hobo Johnson and the LoveMakers bring “your mom” on tour

Hobo Johnson and the LoveMakers bring “your mom” on tour

In case you missed Hobo Johnson & the LoveMakers last night at The Fillmore, you still have a chance. Tonight, October 15, they will cruise south to the Catalyst [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 12 – 14

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 12 – 14

Friday, October 12
The Dodos @ The Independent
Don't miss the return of beloved locals the Dodos — you might end up falling in love, like our former editor Annie did.

CA [...]

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Gilligan Moss prepare the content cannon for launch

You probably already know this but this weekend is the Treasure Island Music Festival. We’ll be there and we’re hoping you will be too. We’re excited for all the [...]

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    Connan Mockasin premiering new LP and film at Castro Theatre

Connan Mockasin premiering new LP and film at Castro Theatre

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Connan Mockasin will premiere his first publicly-released film Bostyn ’n Dobsyn and third record Jassbusters at San Francisco's Castro Theatre on Monday, October 15. Twenty years in [...]

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  • Emmylou Harris at the Haight Street Art Center, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Rocket Dog Rescue Benefit with Emmylou Harris at Haight Street Art Center

Review + Photos: Rocket Dog Rescue Benefit with Emmylou Harris at Haight Street Art Center

Emmylou Harris (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

It’s a time in our history where there is a ridiculous amount of horror and stupidity in the news, so it’s not surprising [...]

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Review + Photos: Day 3 of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018

Emmylou Harris (photo: Ria Burman)

The last day of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass brought sunshine and good vibes as the Dead South kicked off the Porch stage with whiskey and rock [...]

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Review + Photos: Day 2 of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018

Hurray For The Riff Raff (photo: Ria Burman)

Day two of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass brought more sun, more stages. and more music. The Hip Spanic Allstars opened the Porch Stage, [...]

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    Tonight In Oakland: The Sh8peshifter’s ‘Embedded Experience’ with Nina Sol

Tonight In Oakland: The Sh8peshifter’s ‘Embedded Experience’ with Nina Sol

Zakiya Harris' biomythographical 'Embedded' event takes place Thursday, October 11, at the Starline Social Club in Oakland.

Zakiya Harris, better known across the Bay Area music scene by her stage [...]

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Springsteen plus Speedwagon equals Cigarettes After Sex

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

Let’s face it, YouTube is full of pet raccoons and makeup tutorials. It’s not the sort of landscape where you’d expect a band steeped in [...]

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Review + Photos: Day 1 of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018

Sera Cahoone (photo: Ria Burman)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass descended upon Golden Gate Park once again, filling the park with sweet sounds of bluegrass and more, which floated across a handful [...]

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