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    Van Goat performs new album ‘Follow Me Under’ LP at Balanced BreakFEST

Van Goat performs new album ‘Follow Me Under’ LP at Balanced BreakFEST

Oakland's very own swing/punk/jazz band Van Goat is releasing their new EP Follow Me Under later this week. It's just what you need when you need a moment to [...]

By |September 20, 2018|Comments Off on Van Goat performs new album ‘Follow Me Under’ LP at Balanced BreakFEST

Van Goat swinging into shows around the Bay with new single

Swing is a genre that’s been around since the beginning of recorded music. It started off as a two-beat drum pattern led by brass instruments, and is closely related [...]

By |April 27, 2018|Comments Off on Van Goat swinging into shows around the Bay with new single
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    Premiere: Van Goat’s swing-punk “Willie the Weeper” electrifies

Premiere: Van Goat’s swing-punk “Willie the Weeper” electrifies

Van Goat is making a name for itself as one of San Francisco's funnest bands. Their newest release, "Willie the Weeper," a ska-styled swing-punk take on the classic tune, [...]

By |March 19, 2018|Comments Off on Premiere: Van Goat’s swing-punk “Willie the Weeper” electrifies
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 20-22

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 20-22

Show your solidarity with trans prisoners with Queers Against Prison this Sunday night at The Night Light.
Friday, January 20
Goon @ Garden of Weeden
Grungy lo-fi Goon will be playing a [...]

By |January 20, 2017|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 20-22

Bear Lincoln change name to Van Goat, release new single

The first time keyboardist Ben Einstein from Bear Lincoln told me the band was planning to change their name, all I could think was: Why? Your music is so [...]

By |July 13, 2016|Comments Off on Bear Lincoln change name to Van Goat, release new single