Premiere: Check out “Treasure Island Blues” from Hot Buttered Rum

The official bluegrass band of the SF Giants, Hot Buttered Rum returns with a brand new album of all-original material. Recorded at Panoramic Studios in Stinson Beach, Lonesome Panoramic features several Bay Area favorites as guests, including The Coffis Brothers, Rainbow Girls, and ALO. In conjunction with today's release of Lonesome Panoramic, the group's sixth studio effort, we're pleased to premiere the track "Treasure Island Blues." Listen to it on Soundcloud below. Penned by vocalist and banjo player Erik Yates, "Treasure Island Blues" was born of the Bay. According to Yates, the track was "written on the man-made island halfway between San [...]

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NYE Happening, Across The Bridges: Brothers Comatose, Lucero + more

Not in San Francisco, or wanna get out of town for the night? Here are some of the shows on our radar across the bridges. These events all have tickets as of writing. BERKELEY: Brothers Comatose + The Sam Chase @ Cornerstone Berkeley This is a new venue in downtown Berkeley, sized only slightly smaller than the Independent. Great location, pretty good sound, and a rowdy acoustic bluegrass-ish band promise a fun New Year's Eve. More info & tickets. OAKLAND: Lisa Light + Purple Heart @ Starline Social Club Lisa Light (the Lovemakers) covers Madonna and Purple Heart covers Prince [...]

The Bay Abridged: May 11 – 24

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat check, and sometimes more — stop by every other Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of the Bay Area concert scene. Hot Buttered Rum, Front Country, Quiles & Cloud at The Fillmore (SF) May 13. Over the last six months, the Bay Area’s bluegrass favorite Hot Buttered Rum have released a series of six-song EPs recorded around a specific theme. Celebrating old influences, new collaborations and late night spirits, [...]

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