Mid-week folk shows: Alela Diane, Sean Hayes

Two big shows for lovers of folk singer-songwriters this week, with contenders from both genders: Alela Diane with Marissa Nadler Tuesday at the Rickshaw Stop (8pm, $12), and next [...]

By |October 26, 2009|Comments Off on Mid-week folk shows: Alela Diane, Sean Hayes

Why Isn’t Chris von Sneidern Famous?

Why Isn't Chris von Sneidern Famous? - Trailer

Why Isn't Chris von Sneidern Famous? is the titular question posed by a 2009 documentary showing as part of this weekend's Cinema [...]

By |October 23, 2009|Comments Off on Why Isn’t Chris von Sneidern Famous?

Budget Rock 8 begins today

Budget Rock 8 kicks off today, with shows at The Eagle, Thee Parkside, and Bottom of the Hill over the next four days. The festival features a bunch [...]

By |October 22, 2009|Comments Off on Budget Rock 8 begins today

The Dont’s, Finn Riggins at the Hemlock Tavern

Finn Riggins - "Wake"

Thursday night, Idaho indie rockers Finn Riggins join The Dont's and Total Hound at the Hemlock Tavern (9pm, $6). The band's fourth album, Vs. Wilderness, [...]

By |October 21, 2009|Comments Off on The Dont’s, Finn Riggins at the Hemlock Tavern

Treasure Island Music Festival Live Blog – Day 2

8:56:17 AM: (CC) After one heck of a day yesterday we return for Part 2! Today we will have bloggers John Shea (JS) and Joe Hayes (JH) joining [...]

By |October 18, 2009|Comments Off on Treasure Island Music Festival Live Blog – Day 2

Treasure Island Music Festival Live Blog – Day 1

8:36:23 AM: (CC) Today we have several staff covering the festival for you - Meghan Logue (ML), Jake Butler (JB), and editors Christian, Ben, and Nicole8:37:33 AM: (CC) We [...]

By |October 17, 2009|12 Comments

Devendra’s studio experience captured in “Walillamdzi” montage

Devendra Banhart fans will be exhilarated to catch a glimpse of the process of making Where Will We Be, due out Oct. 27. The short captures Banhart working with [...]

By |October 15, 2009|Comments Off on Devendra’s studio experience captured in “Walillamdzi” montage

Friday: The Music Lovers’ final show

The Music Lovers - "Saturday"

The Music Lovers - "Masculine Feminine"

San Francisco's The Music Lovers are calling it a day this week, with a final, early evening concert at the [...]

By |October 13, 2009|4 Comments

A call to perform ‘In C’ @ Cafe Du Nord, Nov. 16

San Francisco's renaissance folk ensemble The Lickets propose an interesting opportunity for a few dozen musicians -- to perform Terry Riley's "In C" as a group on Nov. 16 [...]

By |October 9, 2009|Comments Off on A call to perform ‘In C’ @ Cafe Du Nord, Nov. 16

Why? returns with Mount Eerie, Au, Serengeti & Polyphonic

Why? - "This Blackest Purse"

Next Saturday night (9pm, $16), it's a toss-up between sticking around Treasure Island for MGMT, or catching an enticing line-up at the Great American Music [...]

By |October 9, 2009|Comments Off on Why? returns with Mount Eerie, Au, Serengeti & Polyphonic

Treasure Hunt Pirate Media Winners!

The 1st Annual Treasure Hunt was a huge success and ton of fun! We would like to thank all of the participants and the other organizers for helping [...]

By |October 7, 2009|Comments Off on Treasure Hunt Pirate Media Winners!

John Vanderslice @ Chasing the Moon 10.04.09

We are thrilled to showcase the latest episode of the Chasing the Moon podcast series in what will become a regular feature on the site. Based in San [...]

By |October 6, 2009|Comments Off on John Vanderslice @ Chasing the Moon 10.04.09