Canadian folk pop singer Andy Shauf plays August Hall February 21

Photo credit: Colin Medley Lookin’ for a good time? Look no further than next week. August Hall is hosting Toronto-based Andy Shauf, whose latest album The Neon Skyline dropped in January (ANTI-). The album is Shauf’s sixth album and his second concept album. Following 2016 album The Party (which earned him several nominations and a couple big wins, including Western Canadian Music Awards' Pop Artist of the Year), Neon Skyline is full of story songs with a touch of humor à la Randy Newman or The Kinks’ Ray Davies. Shauf’s pleasing inflection, a warm array of woodwinds and interesting arrangements [...]

Radical Face’s reissue of ‘Ghost,’ February 1 show at August Hall

Thirteen years after the release of Radical Face’s Ghost in 2007, Ben Cooper (aka Radical Face) has re-released the album with completely new interpretations of the original tracks. Songs like “Welcome Home, Son” (which has been the Nikon theme song for eight years) have bolstered a cult following and have been given a fresh and gentle new breath of life. We connected with Cooper on his choice to reinterpret the album. He told The Bay Bridged, “The impetus was pretty practical. The rights to that album were returning to me and I could finally reprint the record on my own [...]

Bundle up with August Hall for fall

You know...we were all prepared to write an intro to this piece that capitalized on the changing fall weather. About leaves softly descending from trees, about digging your scarves and closed-toed shoes out from the back of your closet, about the return of Karl. ...Except that's not what's happening at all. Temperatures that are typical for summer in every other part of the country finally found their way to the Bay a few weeks ago. It was 100+ degrees in some parts of the Bay this week, and if the last few years are any indication, it'll be like this [...]

August Hall offers the best of BottleRock this week

Listen, we are not going to name names, but we've heard from a lot of you over the years that the North Bay is "just too far" to go for a concert. We beg to differ — even if you're all the way in the South Bay, it's worth the trip if only for the jaw-dropping scenery.But if you still refuse, you're in luck: the North Bay is coming to you with August Hall's lineup of BottleRock Presents, running at SF Weekly's Best New Venue in advance of Napa's flagship festival. On tap for San Francisco is an enticing blend [...]

New SF venue August Hall announces spring lineup of shows

Ladies and gentlemen, meet August Hall. The newest music venue in San Francisco, located at 420 Mason St, is prepping for its grand opening. And when they say "grand," they mean it: They announced their first handful of shows, and their future looks bright. On deck from April until the end of May: Brazilian Girls, Washed Out, Yasiin Bey, Shakey Graves, and many more. Check out the full lineup below. The first tickets are going on sale for Courtney Barnett on May 6, starting at 10am today. Grab them at their brand new site. April 21 Giraffage $25, all ages [...]

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