Jolie Holland’s Viracocha residency continues

While New Year's Eve is perhaps the biggest night for shows in the city, Christmas is often neglected on the concert front, leaving those who either don't celebrate Christmas or need to get away from the family with few options beyond a sad dive bar jukebox. Luckily, former San Francisco resident Jolie Holland continues her ridiculously intimate residency at the now-legal Viracocha every night this week, giving you a chance to see some amazing performances on a typically slow week. Each night will include a unique setlist and opener chosen by Holland herself. The first night sold out, but last [...]

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Giveaway: Jolie Holland returns to SF Wednesday!

Did you know that folk singer-songwriter Jolie Holland spent some time living in San Francisco? Well, Wednesday night she returns for a headlining show at The Independent, supported by Austin's rising Jess Williamson for a night of folk, blues, soul and mesmerizing voices. Jolie Holland's rough-around-the-edges, deep voice has long been a favorite of mine, and she just released a new record, Wine Dark Sea. To enter for a chance to win tickets to see Jolie Holland at The Independent, email with “Jolie Holland” in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. A [...]

Noise Pop 2012: Jolie Holland, Will Sprott, Dreams, Emily Jane White @ Swedish American Hall, 2/24/12

I won't lie to you. This photo is not from the Swedish, but from a recent show at Oakland's Uptown. It was my first Emily Jane White show, it was great and I really tried to get to the Swedish on time. Parking was a nightmare, and I missed her. Ode to Sentience, her third album, is due out this May. Learn from my mistakes and be on time to her next show! She already has four spots listed for South by Southwest if you happen to be in Texas next month. Another Oakland based outfit, Dreams, was taking the [...]

Noise Pop 2012: Friday Preview

Date: Friday, February 24th Number of Noise Pop Shows: 10 shows, 38 bands Already Sold-Out: Despite the fact that Two Gallants are playing two nights at Edinburgh Castle, both are sold out, as is Wye Oak, Bob Mould, and Jolie Holland. The return of Bay Area indie-pop band Imperial Teen this year has been met with lots of excitement, as their Cafe du Nord show will also be out of reach, unless there's a Craigslist miracle. Check These Shows Out: It shocks me to say that the Veronica Falls show at the Rickshaw Stop with Bleached, Brilliant Colors and Lilac [...]

The Bay Bridged Presents: Three Days at the Swedish American Hall!

We're excited to partner with the 2012 Noise Pop Music Festival to present three great days of shows at the Swedish American Hall, with a variety of terrific performers in a wonderful historic space. Get your tickets now! Mac McCaughan of Superchunk, Portastatic, and Merge Records comes to the Swedish for a rare solo performance on Thursday, February 23rd (7pm, $15-17, 21+, Buy Tickets). He'll be joined by Portland's Sun Foot, as well as That Dog/The Rentals' Rachel Haden and The Essex Green's Sasha Bell. Superchunk - "Rope Light (acoustic live on WXDU)" Soggy Moggy by Sun Foot Former San [...]

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