Every month, we dedicate the first week’s podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We’ve got eleven great bands playing some excellent shows around the Bay in May, so head out and see some live music!
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About the bands:
Before heading north for the Sasquatch festival, tUnE-yArDs (“Hatari”) headline an SF Popfest show on May 27th at the Rickshaw Stop. Also playing: Eux Autres, Social Studies, and Knight School.
Following the release of The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night earlier this year, Montreal’s The Besnard Lakes (“Albatross”) come to the The Independent on May 10th. The Happy Hollows and The New Slave support.
Still Flyin’ (“Runaway Train II”) recently released a new 7″, the first of several vinyl releases planned for the year. The band joins All Girl Summer Fun Band, Cars Can Be Blue, The Art Museums, and BOAT at an SF Popfest show at the Rickshaw Stop on May 29th.
Fool’s Gold‘s (“Surprise Hotel”) latest is a new single featuring a Memory Tapes remix of “Nadine”. The band will be performing at DAWN 2010 at the Academy of Sciences on May 15th.
Emily Jane White (“Liza”) celebrates the release of Victorian America this month at a show presented by The Bay Bridged. Slow Motion Cowboys and Devotionals open at Cafe Du Nord on May 23rd.
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone (“Optimist Vs. The Silent Alarm