Live This Month: Old favorites and new voices come to town in September

Summer in the Bay has provided no shortage of opportunities to chase the elusive sun while getting a shot of adrenaline via a well-curated music festival. From the small stages of Phono Del Sol, 20th Street Block Party and Burger Boogaloo, to the record-breaking crowds of Outside Lands, chances are there’s been a favorite artist or two of yours in town. And while these beloved hazy days (Karl permitting, of course) are beginning to dwindle as the fall season rolls in, the good news is that we have a team dedicated to finding the gems for you. We've got you [...]

By |September 2, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Mixtape: Bay Area Musicians to Watch in 2018

This episode first ran on Download: Mixtape: Bay Area Musicians to Watch in 2018 (Podcast #421) Despite the many challenges that unfortunately failed to disappear at the end of 2017, one bright spot for 2018 is the wealth of emerging Bay Area musicians and bands poised for significant growth this year. This mix showcases fourteen of our picks for local artists to watch in the coming months, with highlights in a variety of genres, including hip hop, electronic pop, folk and punk. Several of the acts included here released acclaimed projects in 2017. Rose Droll's debut EP Photograph [...]

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 [...]

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