Pinegrove playing at Slim’s with Florist, Lomelda

Pinegrove is leading a stellar lineup at Slim's this Wednesday, with Lomelda and Florist supporting the New Jersey headliner at the sold-out show.

Pinegrove, led by Evan Stephens Hall [...]

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Mixtape: Electronic Pop Highlights from Bay Area Artists


Download: Mixtape: Electronic Pop Highlights from Bay Area Artists (Podcast #415)

There’s an electronic pop renaissance underway in the Bay Area, with Giraffage, Tycho, and Cathedrals leading a wealth of [...]

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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 9 – 12

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 9 – 12

The very definitely not retired Rainer Maria comes to the Chapel on Wednesday.
Monday, October 9
Low Roar @ The Chapel
The Bay Area ex-pat, currently settled in Warsaw, comes home to [...]

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Open Mike Eagle brings daydreams to the Independent

Open Mike Eagle is always the man with a story: His successful 2014 project Dark Comedy embraced and wrestled amongst the trials, tribulations, and musings of a premature midlife [...]

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Photos: L.A. Witch at The Chapel

L.A. Witch (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

After dropping a debut album and touring Europe,  L.A. Witch returned to the Bay Area for a headline concert at The Chapel with San Francisco band [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, October 6 – 8

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, October 6 – 8

Touring under their much-praised new record, the War on Drugs plays Berkeley Friday.

Friday, October 6
The War On Drugs @ The Greek Theatre
Have you heard their new record yet?

The Sam [...]

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Celebrate 20 years of Tiny Telephone tomorrow

This Saturday, come celebrate 20 years of Tiny Telephone at the place many great hits have and will be recorded. The Tiny Telephone 20 Year Bash is at Tiny [...]

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    Fog City Fest comes to SF’s foggiest neighborhood next month

Fog City Fest comes to SF’s foggiest neighborhood next month

Fans of acoustic guitars, thoughtful lyrics, and gentle (and sometimes not-so-gentle) melodies, listen up: We're co-presenting 2017's Fog City Fest, and, not that we're biased, but we think it's [...]

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Photos: Battles at the Midway

Battles (photo: Ian Young)

It was a loud night at the Midway on Sunday, October 1, where jam-rock band Battles started off Roctober on a fitting note. Our photographer Ian [...]

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    Big Thief bringing ‘Capacity’ tour to the Chapel, Hardly Strictly

Big Thief bringing ‘Capacity’ tour to the Chapel, Hardly Strictly

(photo: Shervin Lainez)

Big Thief are returning to San Francisco this weekend to perform a sold out headlining show at the Chapel on October 7. Don't worry if you slept [...]

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Sponsored: The Sounds at the Regency Ballroom

The Sounds were a band ahead of their time.

A small contingent of Swedes made their way stateside in the early 2000s (remember the Hives?), among them Maja Ivarsson and [...]

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It’s Wilde Where? At the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater!

John McLaren Park — just one exit past Cesar Chavez on the south side of the 101-280 interchange — is a gorgeous, wild expanse of land with some of [...]

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