What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 11 – Nov 13

Norway's Jenny Hval uses her music to stretch open the fabric of societal structures, explore, and finally, dismantle. Friday, November 11 Jay Arner @ The Night Light Find wry and apathetic humor in the synth-pop trappings of Canadian Jay Arner. Peter Silberman @ Swedish American Music Hall Frontman of The Antlers Peter Silberman will be playing a solo show of his recently released EP Transcendless Summer, 20 minutes of conceptual instrumentals about a terminally ill young woman. The James Brown Dance Party @ The Mezzanine Get down with your bad self (sorry, had to) and dance your politically weary self [...]

Noise Pop: John Moreland shuts up a rowdy Friday night crowd

photo by Victor Valle Shows that are meant to break your soul and patch it back together are tough for a crowd on a Friday night. You want to joke with your friends and unwind after a week of presumably hard work, the bar in the back boasts drink specials, and Saturday morning wouldn't be Saturday morning if you didn't sleep through the farmer's market yet again. But the last Friday night of Noise Pop at Inner Richmond's Neck of the Woods was an acoustic singer / songwriter affair with chairs set out for the lucky early birds. It was meant [...]

Neck of the Woods breathes new life into the Avenues

The Inner Richmond is a modest cut of San Francisco. To an outsider, it's known for its Chinese Food, proximity to Golden Gate Park, flat streets and that familiar fog. To any local (this writer included) who lives between 2nd and Park Presidio Blvd. on the North side of the park, The Inner Richmond is a well kept secret. It's Green Apple Books, Toy Boat Cafe, Park Life, 540 and The Bitter End. For some it's Buckshot, The Abbey Tavern or The Plough and the Stars. This neighborhood has the food, the bars and now it has a music venue. [...]

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