Breaking: Legendary SF club Mezzanine to shut down next year

Miami Horror at Mezzanine in 2016 (photo: Sara Uduwela) In a press release circulated this morning, San Francisco concert venue Mezzanine announced it will cease operations in October of next year. Mezzanine joins venues like Hemlock Tavern and Elbo Room in being forced to close in recent years to make way for (take a wild guess) commercial space or luxury condos. Since 2003, Mezzanine has been an indispensable first step for countless artists on the rise as they pass through San Francisco, from Lady Gaga to Florence Welch. Mezzanine also stands out in that it's one of the last independently [...]

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Recommended: Part Time Punks Mini-Fest @ The Mezzanine

LA's Part Time Punks will be bringing a smorgasbord of post-punk, lo-fi and indie rock to The Mezzanine this Friday. The show features the first ever West Coast performance by UK legends The Raincoats and the first SF appearance by Factory Records' Section 25 since 1985. What's more, there are plenty of great local bands on the bill, including Magic Bullets, Death Sentence: Panda!, and Grass Widow. Oh, and DJ sets by Gang of Four members and more. Seriously, I could go on about this for a while... Death Sentence: Panda! - "New China Blazers" The Raincoats - [...]

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