Live This Month: September 2010 (Podcast #229)

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 ten great bands playing some excellent shows around the Bay in August, so head out and see some live music!

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About the bands:

This month, Bare Wires (“Seeking Love”) return from a national tour in support of their excellent new album Seeking Love. They’re playing with The Jim Jones Revue and Coasting at the Great American Music Hall on September 19th.

Danish band Efterklang (“Modern Drift”) are currently on their latest North American tour. The band will be joined by Buke and Gass and Silian Rail at Bottom of the Hill on September 20th.

The Clientele (“Jerry”) just released a new mini-album called Minotaur. They’ll be at The New Parish on September 9th and The Independent on September 10th.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. (“Vocal Chords”) performs at this month’s Rumble party at Milk on September 8th. Locals Taxes and Oona round out the bill.

Grass Widow (“Fried Egg”) are about to head out on US and European tours in support of Past Time. Their record release show is September 10th at the Cyclone Warehouse (1842 Illinois St), with STLS and Shannon and the Clams.

Frankie Rose & The Outs‘ (“Little Brown Haired Girls”) self-titled album comes out on Slumberland on September 21st. Hunx and His Punx, Lilac, Wax Idols and DJ Primo appear alongside The Outs at the Rickshaw Stop on September 20th.

Skit I Allt is the name of the forthcoming album from Dungen (“Marken Lag Stilla”). The Swedish band will be at the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur on September 26th and The New Parish on the 29th.

SF duo Tamaryn (“Love Fade”) celebrate the release of their superb new album The Waves with a show at the Elbo Room on September 15th. Weekend also performs, along with DJ sets from oOoOO, Nako and Omar.

SF’s Todayokay (“Guillotine”) perform at the Rickshaw Stop on September 30th. The all local bill is rounded out by Vandella and M. Zelaya & Heather Marie.

By the time this podcast is released, Garotas Suecas (“Codinome Dinamite”) will have just swung through the Bay Area. The Brazilian band’s first LP, Escaldante Banda, is out now on American Dust.