Tonight: Adobe Books fundraiser with The Dodos, Adam Stephens, Tambo Rays and more

The effort to save Adobe Books -- which includes this ongoing Indiegogo campaign -- heads to Public Works on Monday night for a benefit concert with The Dodos, Adam Stephens, The Tambo Rays, Van Pierszalowski, and DJing by Andy Cabic. Find out more about tonight's fundraiser and learn more about the campaign to save Adobe Books.

Video: Adam Stephens previews We Live On Cliffs

Adam Haworth Stephens has announced the release of his debut solo album, We Live On Cliffs, out September 28th on Saddle Creek. He also just posted the above "behind the scenes" video about the making of the album, and is giving away "The Cities That You've Burned" over at his web site. Stephens and his band have two weeks of shows with Blitzen Trapper this month, and a headlining show scheduled for The Independent on October 2nd. After that, they'll be on a two-month national tour with The Felice Brothers. All tour dates can be found after the jump. [wpaudio [...]

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San Francisco Arts Quarterly Symposium 7/10/10

The San Francisco Arts Quarterly just released their second issue, and have lined up three excellent bands to help celebrate. Young Prisms, Adam Stephens, and Rumspringa (LA) will play on July 10th at the San Francisco Art Institute for the SFAQ Symposium (7:30 pm, free). A panel discussion led by J.D. Beltran will precede the music, starting at 6:00 pm. Young Prisms – "I Don’t Get Much" To learn more about the San Francisco Arts Quarterly, a free publication that caters to the local artistic community, check out the SFAQ Online. Those interested can download the latest issue (SOMA), and [...]

Adam Stephens, Two Sheds, Honey @ The Rickshaw Wed

In their first local show since performing at our Regional Bias event, Adam Stephens and his band The Finite Plain take the stage at the Rickshaw Stop next Wednesday. The Two Gallants singer-songwriter headed down to LA in the Fall to begin recording with producer Joe Chiccarelli (My Morning Jacket, The Shins, White Stripes). His debut solo album's nearly done and should see release in 2010. Also playing Wednesday are Two Sheds (SF/Sacramento) and local act Honey. (8pm, $10). Tickets are for sale online. Two Sheds - "To Be Alive" This is the first time the name Honey [...]

“Regional Bias” Is Tonight!

Regional Bias: A Celebration of Bay Area Music and Culture to Benefit The Bay Bridged French Miami Adam Stephens and The Finite Plain Or, the Whale (acoustic) Leopold and his Fiction DJ sets by John Vanderslice & Joshua Rampage (maus haus) Friday, July 31st, 2009 The Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa (at Potrero Ave.) Doors open at 7:30pm for happy hour art show and food tasting open to all ticketholders General Admission tickets: $15 - $30 sliding scale donation VIP tickets: $50 donation (includes free beer, food, hand-screened show poster, and a special gift!) This event is 21+ Purchase Advance Tickets [...]

D.A. Taylor Benefit Show at the Independent 6/7

Rogue Wave continues their tradition of charitable work by helping the D.A. Taylor Foundation raise some much-needed money for this year's scholarship recipient. Catch them with Adam Stephens and the Finite Plain this Sunday, June 7th at The Independent and get that warm and fuzzy feeling as you realize you're rocking out and helping someone get to college.  Look at that.. makin' a difference! D.A. Taylor, a young man struck down in the prime of his life, was an inspiration -- so much so that his family started a foundation to carry on his legacy. A military child, he was [...]

The Bay Bridged Presents: Vetiver’s CD Release Party Tonight!

Amidst seemingly nonstop US and European touring, Vetiver returns to San Francisco in early April for a very special homecoming performance. It was a treat to see the band at the Bay Area Takeover at SXSW and we're very happy to present the official CD release party for their latest album, Tight Knit, out now on Sub Pop Records. As many critics have noted, the new album is an incredibly moving work, full of memorable layered songs that sound great live. Advance tickets are highly recommended for this one! The Bay Bridged Presents Vetiver (CD Release) Richard Swift Adam Stephens [...]

Win free tickets to Vetiver’s CD release show!

Want free tickets to Vetiver's CD release party, with Richard Swift and Adam Stephens at the Great American Music Hall on April 8th? We've got a pair to give away! To win the tickets, send an e-mail to contest[at] with your name and an answer to the question: "What's the best album to take on a road trip?" We may post some of our favorite answers (without your name attached) on the site. We will pick the lucky winner at random on Monday, April 6th at noon and notify them via e-mail. By the way, we gave another pair of [...]

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