Sponsored: It’s gonna be May at the Independent

Dolores hangs, A's games, and numerous other opportunities to drink beer outdoors: After months and months (and months) of rain, spring has finally made her grand entrance to the [...]

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    Sponsored: Stay warm with local faves at the Indy this January

Sponsored: Stay warm with local faves at the Indy this January

We'll say it: January kinda sucks. You're back at work, you're quickly running out of your holiday leftovers (or, more realistically, they've been gone since December 28), and no [...]

By |December 29, 2017|Comments Off on Sponsored: Stay warm with local faves at the Indy this January
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    The Independent’s Allen Scott on his favorite SF haunt, Nopalito

The Independent’s Allen Scott on his favorite SF haunt, Nopalito

The Independent's Allen Scott (Illustration: Rob Goodman)

Over the past few years, Divisadero Street in San Francisco’s Alamo Square neighborhood has been a hotbed of amazing new restaurants, bars, cafes, [...]

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    SOFI TUKKER to play three shows at The Independent this week

SOFI TUKKER to play three shows at The Independent this week

NYC duo SOFI TUKKER have only released two singles, "Drinkee" and "Matadora," and they're already on tour opening for The Knocks, signed to Heavyroc Records, and have licensed "Drinkee" to [...]

By |February 9, 2016|Comments Off on SOFI TUKKER to play three shows at The Independent this week
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    Review: Drunk off Dopamine with BØRNS and Avid Dancer at The Independent

Review: Drunk off Dopamine with BØRNS and Avid Dancer at The Independent

BØRNS (photo: Ian Young)

On Sunday, November 22 BØRNS entranced a sold out crowd at The Independent. Garrett Borns, aka BØRNS, already has a widely agreed "instant classic" after only one album that [...]

By |November 24, 2015|Comments Off on Review: Drunk off Dopamine with BØRNS and Avid Dancer at The Independent
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    Palma Violets prep for show at the Independent, release YoursTruly Video

Palma Violets prep for show at the Independent, release YoursTruly Video

It would be hard for me to lie and hide my excitement about Palma Violets. Their first single "Best of Friends" off of 180 came out of nowhere late [...]

By |April 5, 2013|Comments Off on Palma Violets prep for show at the Independent, release YoursTruly Video

The xx, Friendly Fires @ The Independent 11/22

Funky dance punk collided with an explicitly-charged, fresh new band when this UK dream team popped into our humble City.
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