The Bay Abridged: Nov 10 – Nov 17

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat check, and sometimes more — stop by every Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of last week's Bay Area concert scene. The World, Gun Outfit and Flesh World at El Rio (SF) Nov. 11 What a great fucking Wednesday at El Rio. Enticed off the couch by LA's Gun Outfit the evening delivered a rare trifecta. The World are a very new supergroup including reincarnations from the dearly [...]

Joanna Gruesome returning to Rickshaw Stop with new vocalist

Photo Credit: Rachel Hodgson Cardiff noise-punk band Joanna Gruesome are making their way to Rickshaw Stop as they tour in support of their sophomore album Peanut Butter, out now on Slumberland in the U.S. Tony Molina, Hard Left, and King of Cats will support the San Francisco show on November 11. Joanna Gruesome's current tour marks the departure of former vocalist Alanna Mcardle, the one who politely asked the rowdy Rickshaw crowd to refrain from moshing during their San Francisco debut last year. Current additions to the lineup include Kate Stonestreet on "melodic vocals/shouting/screaming" and Roxy Brennan on melodic [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Slint, Joanna Gruesome, and more

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering for in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Thursday, August 21st Joanna Gruesome, Manatee @ Rickshaw Stop 9pm, $12, 18+. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, August 22nd Destani Wolf, Martin Luther @ The Chapel 9pm, $17, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Saturday, August 23rd Summer Soul Celebration with Etienne de Rocher and more @ [...]

By |August 20, 2014|Tags: , |

Live This Month: August 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: August 2014 (Podcast #343) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. Any discussion of SF music in August has to begin with Outside Lands 2014. Tickets sold out in the blink of an eye, a well-deserved achievement considering the extremely packed lineup of everything from Kanye to (Mikal) Cronin. It's great to see Outside Lands continue to soar. Now when do we start talking about extending it to a second weekend? OSL is the biggest, but it [...]

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