Weekend Picks: 11/11-15

Thursday: Lloyd Family Players, Michael Musika, Indianna Hale, Quinn Deveaux and the Blue Beat Review @ The Rickshaw Stop (7:30pm, $12) Indianna Hale - "Ode to Sleep" Friday: My First Earthquake, Generationals, The Attachments, Goh Nakamura @ Cafe du Nord (8pm, $10) My First Earthquake - "Vow to Vowels" Saturday: Man/Miracle, Golden Gram, Quinn @ LoBot Gallery (8pm, $5) Man/Miracle - "Hot Sprawl" Sunday: Soft Tags, Weinland, Ari Shine and Adam Bones @ Hotel Utah (8:30pm, $8) Soft Tags - "Pine Barrens" Monday: The Lickets perform "In C" with Julianna Barwick, KUSF's [...]

By |November 12, 2009|Tags: |

Weekend Picks: 10/15-19

Friday: Bowery Boy Blue, Tether Horse, Lesser Lights @ House of Shields (9pm, $5) Bowery Boy Blue - "Now We Will Be Brothers" Saturday: WHY?, Au, Mt. Eerie, Serengeti & Polyphonic @ Great American Music Hall (9pm, $16) WHY? - "The Blackest Purse Sunday: Joseph Childress, Honeycomb, Jacsha vs. Jascha, Jeremy Dalmas @ Makeout Room (8pm, $7) Honeycomb - "Cough Syrup" Monday: Beach House, Papercuts @ Bottom of the Hill (9pm, $14) Papercuts - "You Can Have What You Want"

Weekend Picks: 9/24-27

Thursday: Cotton Jones, Frontier Ruckus, Garrett Pierce @ Bottom of the Hill (9pm, $10) Garrett Pierce - "Running from the Face" Friday: Slavic Soul Party, Brass Menazeri @ Elbo Room (8:30 & 11:30pm, $12.50) Slavic Soul Party - "Taketron" Saturday: Wallpaper, Hottub, 40Love @ Rickshaw Stop, (9pm, $10) Wallpaper - "Doodoo Face" Monday: Dead Meadow, Spindrift, Howlin' Rain, DJ Darragh Skelton @ Great American Music Hall (8pm, $15) Howlin' Rain - "Dancer at the End of Time"

By |September 24, 2009|Tags: |

Weekend picks: 5/28-31

Thursday @ BotH: Black Moth Super Rainbow, School of Seven Bells, Odd Nosdam (9pm, $12) As we mentioned earlier this week, BMSR released Eating Us (Graveface) on Tuesday, an album just as synth heavy and fun as albums past. The show is supported by School of Seven Bells, a likeminded electronic getup from Brooklyn whose Alpinisms (limited vinyl out now) has been commended by both the New York Times and Pitchfork, wow! Black Moth Super Rainbow - "Born on a Day the Sun Didn't Rise" School of Seven Bells - "Connjur" And opening is Anticon's founder [...]

Weekend Picks: May 14-17

Thursday May 14: Photons, Wax Fingers, Spencey Dude and the Doodles @ Hemlock Do you like home-grown indie pop? Do you like comics? Do you like Glockenspiel? You Do? well you're in luck because this Thursday Photons are going to be celebrating their EP/Comic release at the Hemlock Tavern. Sf Weekly recently created a genre for them.....  Jangle Pop.  Clever. Photons - Where Were You Last Night Wax fingers (Portland) and  Spencey Dude and the Doodles (SF) will be supporting. The show starts at 9pm with a $6 cover. Friday May 15: Thee Oh Sees, Sonny & the [...]

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Weekend Picks: May 7-10

Thursday May 7: Greycoats, Loquat, Head Like a Kite @ Cafe du Nord Greycoats (out of Minneapolis/St. Paul) chooses a very strange marketing scheme.  They feign brazen political figures on a series of "assemblies" throughout the northwest this spring, one being a stop at Cafe Du Nord with some of our local favorites, Loquat, and Seattle's Head Like a Kite. Check out Greycoats' website for more on their progress, assembly, history, commerce and diplomacy (or if you don't believe me). Greycoats - "Goodbye Sweet Youth Goodbye" Loquat - "Sit Sideways" Friday May 8: From Monument To [...]

Weekend Picks 04/30-05/03

Thursday April 30th: Music for Animals, Please Do Not Fight, Winter Gloves@ the Rickshaw Stop Thursday at the Rickshaw Stop is the place to start the weekend early. Winter Gloves will be dropping what's sure to be the most electronic cover of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" to date. Local rockers, Music for Animals, was a Noisepop favorite at Benders in February, and Please Do Not Fight will be keeping the crowd alive. Music for Animals - "Worry" The show starts at 8pm with a $10 cover. Embrace the End, All Teeth, Not To Reason Why, History, Heavy Hills [...]

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Weekend Picks: April 23-26

Thursday, April 23: Geographer, Michael Zapruder, Harbors; Cafe du Nord; 9pm, $10 As if we can't hype it enough, Geographer performs this evening on a classy local bill with Michael Zapruder and Harbours, put on by Stranger Dance. Remember when the charming band was named one of the "undiscovered bands you need to hear now" by Spin last year? Well, all that's changed about that statement is that Geographer's been discovered more and more by the day. Mark your calendars now for an epic start to summer: they'll be teaming up with the supergroup Clues (ex-Unicorns and Arcade Fire) on [...]

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Weekend Picks: April 16 – April 20

Our weekly picks for some great live local music. Thursday: Beatbeat Whisper, All My Pretty Ones, The Porchsteps at the Starry Plough, 9pm. Friday: Trainwreck Riders, Saturn Returns, Top Critters at the Hemlock, 9:30pm, $8. Jamie Stewart (Xiu Xiu), Dark Holler, Lady Genius at Cafe du Nord, 9:30pm, $12. Saturday: The Sleepover Disaster, Silian Rail, The Aimless Never Miss, Fay Wrays at El Rio, 3pm, $. Sholi, What's Up?, 3 Leafs at Cafe du Nord, 9pm, $12. Sunday: The Audiophiles, Boy In The Bubble, Milo Grey at Bottom of the Hill, 8pm, $10. Monday: Mates of State, Black Kids, Judgement [...]

By |April 16, 2009|Tags: |

Weekend Picks: April 9th-12th

Our weekly picks for some great live local music. Thursday: - Pete Bernhard (Davis), Emily Jane White and Conspiracy of Venus at Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $8. - Dexter Romweber Duo (NC), Sassy and The Touch-me-nots at Thee Parkside. 9pm, $10. - Wiretap Music Presents: Covers Compilation CD Release Party with: The Lovely Public, Battlehooch and Schande at Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $10. Friday: - SMILE presents: Bart Davenport, Miranda Lee Richards (LA) and Trust (cd release) at The Knockout. 9pm, $5. - The Dashing Sons, Sister Grizzly, Grand Lake and Rad Cloud at The Uptown. 9pm, $8. - Kelley Stoltz, [...]

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