What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Sept 14 – 16

Get to know Get Married at the Art Boutiki this weekend. Friday, September 14 The Distillers @ The Fox Theater Your favorite band in high school is back with the incredibly talented, incredibly young Starcrawler. Loco Tranquilo, Moon Daze, Same Girls @ Cafe du Nord Celebrate Loco Tranquilo's new EP with this 100% local lineup. Magic in the Other @ The Ivy Room If psych-Americana is more your speed, celebrate Magic in the Other's new record as well, with help from "Water Dog" Kelly McFarling, on the other side of the Bay. Saturday, September 15 Get Married @ Art Boutiki [...]

Mixtape: Highlights in Bay Area Latin Music

Download: Mixtape: Highlights in Bay Area Latin Music (Podcast #428) This episode first ran on KQED.org. The Bay Area has a rich history of acclaimed musicians drawing from the many musical styles developed in Latin America. That legacy continues on today, with an array of Latinx artists incorporating cumbia, salsa, rumba, reggaeton, and Latin rock sounds into their work. This mixtape showcases eleven songs from local bands and artists drawing from Latin music. What's perhaps most immediately notable on first listen is the diversity of sounds included here. Even though half of the artists in this mix are inspired in [...]

Loco Tranquilo drop “Wind Song,” tease upcoming EP

San Francisco's Loco Tranquilo, fresh off their inclusion on our "Highlights in Bay Area Latin Music" mixtape have released "Wind Song," the first single from an EP set for a summer release. Loco Tranquilo combine elements of jazz, psych-rock, shoegaze, and more while Julian Gervasi sings in a unique tenor in both English and Spanish in across their catalog. Listen to the swaying "Wind Song" below (along with their previous EP, In the Sunshine. Loco Tranquilo celebrates the release of "Wind Song" Thursday night at the Rickshaw Stop. WIND SONG by Loco Tranquilo IN THE SUNSHINE by Loco Tranquilo Loco [...]

Photos: Loco Tranquilo, Kendra McKinley at Great American Music Hall

Loco Tranquilo (photo: Robert Alleyne) Last Saturday night, September 1, 2017, was a big party that doubled as a dance-athon and release party for headliner Loco Tranquilo at the Great American Music Hall. Also on the bill that night was Kendra McKinley and Quinn DeVeaux. It was a great display of Bay Area talent and our photographer Robert Alleyne was there to capture all the music and movement from the night.

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