The Go! Go! Night 3 with Chemicals, King Louie's Missing Monuments, Unnatural Helpers, Mean Jeans and Personal & The Pizzas PLUS a date with Guantanamo Baywatch! 5/26/12

Guantanamo Baywatch's Chevelle Wiseman was mysteriously strutting around Vitus on Saturday. I've been obsessed with the band since March. Their shows in Austin and soon after at Thee Parkside were perfectly nasty surf slime. Turns out she is on the road with Mean Jeans as the merch gurl. After modeling her spiffy minivan and stuffing her jean jacket with beer, I insisted on a quick tour of Jack London Square. We did a fly-by at Merchant's Saloon and had drinks at Heinold's First and Last Chance. Thankfully she will be back with the band June 14th at Oakland's White Horse. [...]

Mixtape: Music to Drink Beer to (Podcast #261)

Mixtape: Music to Drink Beer to (Podcast #261) Think of our latest mixtape as something of an hour-long indie music/beer pairing, inspired by our upcoming The Bay Brewed rock and roll beer festival. On Saturday, December 3rd, we'll be at The Verdi Club, for performances by Weekend, Sleepy Sun, Extra Classic, and Terry Malts, and unlimited local craft beer samplings from 21st Amendment, Anchor Steam, Beach Chalet, Drake's Brewing, Lagunitas, Magnolia, Marin Brewing Company, Social Kitchen & Brewery, and Speakeasy. In this mixtape, we've collected music from 21 local indie rock, garage, lo-fi and psych bands whose rocking tunes serve [...]

Total Trash Fest 3 begins this weekend in SF at The Knockout, Thee Parkside

Well, technically Total Trash Fest 3 started last night at the Knockout . . . but back there tonight is The Flakes, Swiss Family Skiers and Poontang Wranglers (yes, you read it right). The multi-venue, multi-weekend festival will then relocate to Thee Parkside for three shows Friday and Saturday - with headliners Black Jaspers (Berlin), Mean Jeans, and Personal & the Pizzas! Tickets to all three shows are available online at a cut rate. Personal and the Pizzas - "Joanie" Friday 7/29 - (9pm, 21+, $10) Mean Jeans Black Jaspers Guantanom Baywatch The Teutonics + the Return of Stinky's Peepshow [...]

Recommended, 7/19-7/24: 1-2-3-4-Go! Anniversary, Memory Tapes/Painted Palms, Barn Owl, Side With Us Records

Every week, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. 1-2-3-4 Go! Anniversary takes over the Oakland Metro all weekend Oakland label/record store 1-2-3-4 Go! Records celebrates turning 10 (as a label) and 3 (as a store) with a big weekend-long bash at the Oakland Metro (8pm each day, $12-$15 per show). This all ages extravaganza features Nobunny, Personal & The Pizzas, Unnatural Helpers, King Khan & [...]

Recommended tonight: Nodzzz, Personal & The Pizzas, Tim Cohen’s Magic Trick at The Knockout

Nodzzz - "Time (What's It Going to Do?)" Before they head out on a European tour with The Mantles, Nodzzz is playing a handful of California dates. Tonight's show at The Knockout (9pm, $8) -- the group's last SF show prior to touring -- is a doozy, with Nodzzz joined by the also terrific Personal & The Pizzas and Tim Cohen's Magic Trick. Check it out! Personal and the Pizzas - "Brass Knuckles" Tim Cohen - "Don't Give Up" Nodzzz's new album, Innings, is coming later this year on Woodsist. Full tour dates below. March 2 - San Francisco with [...]

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