Sonic Muppets at YBCA This Friday and Saturday

What do Sonic Youth and The Muppets have in common? Well, nothing, but they will each be showcased in an amazing double feature this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19 [...]

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Two Gallants Play The Fillmore Dec. 26

In what has become a Two Gallants tradition, the band will close 2008 with a hometown show. But this year, they take it to The Fillmore. The band will [...]

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Episode 144: Twelve From 2008

It's pretty amazing how many great releases came from Bay Area bands this year, and we were pleased to interview many of these groups on our podcast in 2008. [...]

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French Miami, Master Slash Slave at BOTH Friday

San Francisco's math-rock sweethearts French Miami will play this Friday at Bottom of the Hill with Master Slash Slave and The Happy Hollows (LA), presented by Performer Magazine.

French Miami [...]

By |December 15, 2008|2 Comments

CreativemindsSF show Thursday at Rickshaw

Yet again the folks at CreativemindsSF, a grassroots, artist-run art and music promotion project, are bringing together some fantastic local bands at the Rickshaw Stop this Thursday. Loquat, Built [...]

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Bay Area Girls Rock Camp Benefit Sunday

This Sunday, four local bands will take the stage for the noble purpose of supporting the Bay Area Girls Rock Camp (BAGRC) and the Girls Rock Camp Alliance. Foxtail [...]

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Tricycle Records’ Holiday Party Tonight

Tricycle Records is throwing a party to celebrate the holiday season tonight at Cafe Du Nord. Headliner Veil Veil Vanish's dark rock blends elements of shoegaze and post-punk [...]

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Weekend Picks: Dec. 11th-14th

Our weekly picks for some great live local music. Take a listen to some of these bands in our streaming audio player…

Thursday:

- Longwave (NYC), Scrabbel (Feature Podcast) and Eulogies [...]

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The Dry Spells Sign to Antenna Farm, Play Bottom of the Hill

San Francisco's The Dry Spells are the latest band to join local label Antenna Farm Records, home to high quality acts like Bart Davenport, The Botticellis and Sugar and [...]

By |December 10, 2008|4 Comments

Q+A: The Parson Red Heads

You may have seen their name in the papers because, to paraphrase the brothers Wilson, they get around. In the last 12 months the Parson Red Heads have made [...]

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Episode 143: Michael Zapruder

This week's episode is presented by KQED Interactive.

This week, our podcast spotlights Michael Zapruder, an incredibly talented San Francisco singer-songwriter. Zapruder's been on our radar for quite some [...]

By |December 9, 2008|Comments Off on Episode 143: Michael Zapruder

Dance This Mess Around! Benefit Concert

The Mills Dance Collective are putting on a benefit fundraiser show this Tuesday at the Uptown Nightclub in Oakland. Proceeds will go towards the Mills College dance program and [...]

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