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Live This Month: January 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts


Download: Live This Month: January 2017 (Podcast #399)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San [...]

By |January 9, 2017|Comments Off on Live This Month: January 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts|

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 2 – Jan 5

Find yourself at the Elbo Room tonight for Sirena Victima, Boy Scouts, and the inimitable Ted Davis.
Monday, January 2
Sirena Victima, Boy Scouts, Ted Davis @ Elbo Room
It's a birthday [...]

By |January 2, 2017|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 2 – Jan 5|

Best of 2016: Will Reisman’s favorite musical moments

Growing up in Maine, without any hip older brother to speak of, my exposure to cool music was about as limited as one could imagine. I listened to the [...]

By |December 23, 2016|Comments Off on Best of 2016: Will Reisman’s favorite musical moments|

You are what you love: Rob Goodman’s six favorite Bay Area shows in 2016

The Cure, May 2016 (photo: Rob Goodman)

Year after year, I’m reminded that among all the chaos in the world — especially during this tempestuous time in the United States [...]

By |December 20, 2016|1 Comment|

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 16 – Dec 18

Local acts Spooky Mansion and Tino Drima play Bottom of the Hill tonight.
Friday, December 16
Spooky Mansion, Tino Drima @ Bottom of the Hill
Riding high on some recent national press [...]

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Barrett Clark: Too Rare To Die

The following has been contributed by Tyler Green, Lynn Schwarz, Greg Tietz, Cassidy Garcia, and Gabriel Armstrong in memory of Barrett Clark, a victim of the recent Oakland fire. [...]

By |December 12, 2016|6 Comments|

Premiere: Mare Island, “Anon”

This afternoon, we'd like to present to you your daily dose of beautiful (because lord knows we need it this week): Oakland's Mare Island.

Including members from local legends past [...]

By |December 8, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Mare Island, “Anon”|

Haley Bonar’s emotional examination

(photo: Graham Tolbert)

“You can be whatever you like,” sings Haley Bonar at the end of her latest album, Impossible Dream, but it’s clear that, to Bonar, being ‘whatever’ they [...]

By |December 6, 2016|Comments Off on Haley Bonar’s emotional examination|

Here’s our list of upcoming benefit shows to support Ghost Ship victims and their families (Updating)

Our hearts ache for the victims of the tragedy at Ghost Ship this past weekend, as well as for all of their loved ones, families, and friends. As we [...]

By |December 6, 2016|9 Comments|

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 5 – Dec 8

Kimya Dawson is headlining a special two-show benefit event on Wednesday night at Midsummer Studios.
Monday, December 5
Peter Murphy @ The Chapel
Bauhaus' debut single "Bela Lugosi's Dead" is a staple [...]

By |December 5, 2016|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 5 – Dec 8|