Joe Pug and Korey Dane bring open mic vibe to The Independent

Joe Pug (photo: Joshua Huver) Shortly after Phono del Sol wrapped up at Potrero del Sol Park in San Francisco on Saturday July 9, a wholly independent live music experience was waiting for them at The Independent with Joe Pug. In what proved to be a remarkably poignant evening, only three separate musicians graced the stage all night: Korey Dane, his guest keyboardist, and Joe Pug. The outspoken, yet almost shy, demeanor of opening solo act Korey Dane's stage presence was only heightened by a folded-up figure on a small piano, who kept his head down and his movements deliberate. Dane, a [...]

By |July 12, 2016|Tags: |

Singer-songwriter Joe Pug to play The Independent

Independent and acclaimed solo musician Joe Pug swept headlines and turned heads with his 2008 EP Nation of Heat, earning him a feature on NPR's Second Stage blog. Three complete albums and a brief moment of doubt in music later, Pug is on the road again, set to appear at The Independent on Saturday, July 9. The doors don't open until 8:30 with supporting act Korey Dane taking the stage at 9, meaning you ought to have plenty of time to make it following Chairlift's Phono del Sol set. Part of Pug's massive appeal lies in his spontaneity and true-to-life perspective that shines through [...]

By |July 8, 2016|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: of Montreal, Joe Pug 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. Friday, March 20th Joe Pug, Field Report @ The Independent 9pm, $15, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Saturday, March 21st Hermitude @ The Independent 9pm, $20, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Saturday, March 21st This Will Destroy You, Cymbals Eat Guitars @ Great American Music Hall 9pm, [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Justin Townes Earle & Noise Pop Pre-Party

Saturday, February 13th - Justin Townes Earle & Joe Pug @ Great American Music Hall Joe Pug - "The Sharpest Crown" To enter send an email to with your full name and the phrase "I want to see Justin Townes Earl!" in the subject line. The EIGHTH entry will win a pair of tickets to the show. The show is $14 adv/$16 door, 9pm, 6+. Purchase advance tickets here. Thursday, February 18th - Noise Pop Pre-Party - Nightlife with The Frail & Brookhaven @ California Academy of Sciences Brookhaven - "Out on the Floor" [...]

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