What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 17 – 19
Friday, November 17 The Stone Foxes @ The Independent Celebrating Thanksgiving, their EP release, and them having not been home in a while, the Foxes are back in town. Gavin Turek @ The New Parish Super-smooth vocals reminiscent of early-'80s dance-pop will enchant the New Parish. Recent Bands In Portrait profilee Eric Boss DJs. The Tommy Guerrero Trio, Mattson 2 @ The Chapel Jazz-surf innovator Tommy Guerrero teams up with the Mattson 2 for three separate sets: one with Tommy, one with Mattson 2, and a final, epic closer featuring both. Helms Alee, Kowloon Walled City, Mini and the Bear [...]
Bay Area Record Fair is back and better than ever this November
The Bay Area Record Fair, commonly known as BARF, is a free gathering of some of the best, most passionate, of-utmost-importance local indie record companies, recording studios, and people who dedicate their lives to music. It's also curated by some of the most passionate people (Father/Daughter Records and Professional Fans, to name some of the angels) who have truly dedicated themselves to making this an event you'd get really emo over missing. They took a little hiatus, but now BARF is back and better than ever. Special thanks to their partners — Noise Pop, Amoeba Music, Different Fur Studios, U-Turn Audio, and Vinyl [...]
BARF is this Saturday at Thee Parkside!
This Saturday, 40 local labels will converge on Thee Parkside for the second ever Bay Area Record Fair. Put on by RABBL in association with Father/Daughter Records and Professional Fans, BARF aims to unite "the best and brightest independent record labels from around the Bay Area for a day of community, celebration, and camaraderie." Aside from offering a great selection of labels like Father/Daughter, Polyvinyl, Slumberland, and Melters, BARF will hold a raffle with prizes including a Music Hall usb-1 Turntable, Sol Republic and Beats headphones, and gift certificates from Aquarius, 1-2-3-4 Go!, Stranded, and Explorist International, plus much more. [...]
Bay Area Record Fair expands for second takeover of Thee Parkside
The Bay Area Record Fair (affectionately referred to as "BARF") will return for its second takeover of Thee Parkside in San Francisco on Saturday, September 27. Expanding since last year's inaugural success, the fair has secured permits to block off part of Carolina Street to make way for additional vendors this time. If you're worried about more records equating to more crowds, you may want to take advantage of BARF's introductory early bird special. For five dollars – you can get an hour's head start on the masses by rifling through record crates as early as 11am. General admission is [...]