Watch Papa Bear and the Easy Love play “Humi” at Great American

One of the twangiest souls still residing in the Bay, Papa Bear and the Easy Love have been bringing folksy, bluesy, Americana-y sounds to San Francisco for the last few years. Today, he's sharing a live video with us. Shot at Great American Music Hall in June, it lets you experience the softer side of the Easy Love, with Papa Bear singing the smoky, swaying "Humi." It gets pretty psychedelic as it goes on, but in true Papa Bear form, the swirling riffs ares helped along by a fiddle player in a cowboy hat to stage right. Check out Papa [...]

Get to Know Papa Bear & The Easy Love

Aaron Glass, aka "Papa Bear", may be a bit of a dying breed. As the barefooted frontman of his folk group Papa Bear & The Easy Love, Glass leads the band with an impossibly happy grin and joyful energy, ending every show with a singalong version of his song "I'm For Today”. Glass is currently living in a massive artist collective/community in the Lower Haight, where he says "We're a big ol' family that likes to have a good time, and I personally feel like we're all working towards helping people see the world in a more vibrant way." In [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Marissa Nadler, Joseph Childress, and more

Marissa Nadler Photo: Courtney Brooke Hall To enter any contest, email with the name of the band and date of the show you’re entering for in the subject line and your full name and email address in the body of the email. A winner will be selected at random and notified via email. Wednesday, February 19th Marissa Nadler, Donovan Quinn @ The Chapel 8pm, $15, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Thursday, February 20th Public Service Broadcasting, Kiev @ Slim's 8pm, $13, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, February 21st R. Stevie Moore, The Memories, Seventeen Evergreen @ [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Jonathan Wilson, The Mantles, The Bats and more

To enter this contest, submit an email to contest[at] with your full name in the body and the concert you're entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name once to only one contest. Winners will be chosen at random and will be awarded one pair of tickets unless otherwise noted. Thursday, June 13th Radar Brothers, Ola Podrida, Reliics @ Cafe du Nord 8:30, $14, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Thursday, June 13th Jonathan Wilson, Kelley Stoltz, DJ selections by Andy Cabic @ The Chapel 9pm, $17, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, June [...]

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