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    Noise Pop announces even more 2017 acts: Japanese Breakfast, Madeline Kenney and more

Noise Pop announces even more 2017 acts: Japanese Breakfast, Madeline Kenney and more

The hits just keep on coming for Noise Pop 2017. Yesterday, organizers announced yet another wave of acts — over 50 more in total — playing this year's festival. [...]

By |January 13, 2017|0 Comments
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    Hamilton Leithauser brings something old, something new to The Indy next week

Hamilton Leithauser brings something old, something new to The Indy next week

(photo: Josh Goleman)

Throughout his perennially-underrated musical career — first as the lead singer of The Recoys, then as the frontman for beloved indie rockers The Walkmen, and now as [...]

By |January 13, 2017|0 Comments

Bill Callahan plots mini-tour through Northern California

Maybe it’s the oblique, esoteric nature of his lyrics, his endless references to the natural world, or his enduring commitment to sparse, lo-fi recording equipment, but there is definitely [...]

By |January 12, 2017|0 Comments
  • The Nth Power at Slim's, by Joshua Huver
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    The Nth Power return to the Bay Area with heavy dose of soul-funk

The Nth Power return to the Bay Area with heavy dose of soul-funk

Next week, the NOLA soul band with a knack for funk grooves known as The Nth Power will return to the Bay Area for a pair of concerts. They [...]

By |January 12, 2017|1 Comment
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    Susanna Hoffs brings Bangles hits and solo songs to comedy fest

Susanna Hoffs brings Bangles hits and solo songs to comedy fest

Susanna Hoffs is the coolest.

Having sung hits with The Bangles all the livelong ‘80s, Hoffs has a melodious voice, a decades-long career as a guitarist and songwriter, and a [...]

By |January 10, 2017|0 Comments
  • Dear Nora
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    Let Dear Nora’s lyrics hug you in person for the first time since 2008

Let Dear Nora’s lyrics hug you in person for the first time since 2008

(photo: Chris Lael Larson)

Dear Nora is the surrogate mother of my 20s, giving me pop melodies that cradle my unstable emotions until they back are on their feet. A band [...]

By |January 10, 2017|0 Comments

ALO’s Tour D’Amour XI returns with plenty of variety

One of the Bay Area's best long-running bands is the family-oriented rock and roll outfit Animal Liberation Orchestra, or ALO. For the 11th February in a row, the quartet will [...]

By |January 9, 2017|0 Comments
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    Avalon Emerson headlining Sure Thing/Heavy Hands gig with Cooper Saver

Avalon Emerson headlining Sure Thing/Heavy Hands gig with Cooper Saver

Berlin-via-San Francisco DJ/producer Avalon Emerson returns to SF this Saturday to headline a Sure Thing/Heavy Hands showcase with Cooper Saver at Public Works. Resident DJs Rouse, Prawns, and Aaron [...]

By |January 6, 2017|0 Comments
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    Push The Feeling celebrates five-year anniversary this Saturday

Push The Feeling celebrates five-year anniversary this Saturday

Believe it or not, this Saturday marks the five-year anniversary of monthly San Francisco dance party Push The Feeling. Resident DJs Kevin Meenan and Marcogliese (f.k.a. YR SKULL) will [...]

By |January 6, 2017|0 Comments
  • Michael Ian Black
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    Michael Ian Black and cohorts return to SF Sketchfest for another rendition of Stella

Michael Ian Black and cohorts return to SF Sketchfest for another rendition of Stella

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Every year, Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain — the pioneering comics behind the sketch ensemble Stella — make a promise that they’ll prepare diligently [...]

By |January 5, 2017|0 Comments

Ticket Giveaway: Mirah at The Chapel

Having last swung through the city back in June for a collaborative tour with Jherek Bischoff, Mirah will return to a larger (and potentially more haunted) room in The [...]

By |January 5, 2017|1 Comment
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    Jeff Goldblum and his orchestra play San Francisco for jazz and a laugh

Jeff Goldblum and his orchestra play San Francisco for jazz and a laugh

Actor Jeff Goldblum, also a jazz pianist, will perform as part of annual comedy festival SF Sketchfest next week.

Goldblum is known for his roles in movies, television and [...]

By |January 4, 2017|0 Comments
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