Weekend Picks: June 18th-21st

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

Thursday:

- The Bay Bridged presents: The Dodos (Feature [...]

By |June 19, 2008|2 Comments

UC Berkeley’s Caltopia Live Album Contest – Deadline June 30

For the sixth year, UC Berkeley Rec Sports will release a compilation album of the Bay Area's best unsigned bands, called Caltopia. Local bands or any style have until [...]

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Jonathan Richman review over at KQED

We've got a new article up today over at KQED discussing Jonathan Richman's latest album Because Her Beauty Is Raw and Wild. As a reminder, Richman's at the [...]

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SF Free Folk Festival This Weekend

It would be incredibly verbose of me to write something comprehensive about this weekend's Free Folk Festival in San Francisco. But I will say that it's going to be [...]

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The Bay Bridged Presents: The Dodos Return to the Bay & Ticket Giveaway!

Update: Although the show is now sold out, we are giving away a pair of tickets to attend the show! All you have to do is send [...]

By |June 17, 2008|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: The Dodos Return to the Bay & Ticket Giveaway!

The Blank Tapes, Man/Miracle, Harbours at Thee Parkside Wednesday

There is a fantastic lineup at Thee Parkside this Wednesday, June 18, presented by our friends at Wiretap Music. The Blank Tapes, Man/Miracle and Harbours will all take the [...]

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Michael Zapruder Signs With SideCho Records

Congratulations to talented indie songwriter Michael Zapruder, who just announced signing to Southern California label SideCho Records. Quote their announcement:

SideCho Records is very pleased to announce the signing [...]

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Bicycle Music Festival This Saturday

Whether you sport a fixed gear with a playing card in the spokes (ahem) or an old junker cruiser, give her a tune-up before this Saturday, and head over [...]

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Penny Arcade Celebrates 3rd Anniversary (aka Raul is One Sweet Dude)

Last Wednesday night I headed over to the Make-Out Room, admittedly a place I frequent much less since they scaled back their music calendar to mostly early evening shows [...]

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Photos: Or, the Whale, Pete and J, Greg Ashley – June 5th @ The Independent

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Weekend Picks: June 12th-15th

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

Thursday:

- The Guy-Guy's, Empty Rooms (Feature Podcast) and [...]

By |June 12, 2008|Comments Off on Weekend Picks: June 12th-15th

Jonathan Richman at the Make-Out Room

Starting on Monday, June 16th, San Francisco hero Jonathan Richman spends four nights at the Make-Out Room next week, as part of his latest tour in support of his [...]

By |June 11, 2008|Comments Off on Jonathan Richman at the Make-Out Room