Review: Jesus returns! Richard Buckner delights at the Hemlock Tavern

Jesus, our savior, returned to earth last night, to a delighted audience. The holy one, Richard Buckner played songs from Bloomed, blessed it be, in celebration of its 20th anniversary. The martyr spoke of difficult travels (to Tracy) and sang, in his angelic voice, words of love and the moment when love leaves one's eyes. Just prior to his departure, he put down his instrument and sang "fater" - a song of praise, a song of peace to all who travel. Amen!

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Live This Month: September 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: September 2014 (Podcast #345) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you dig back-to-basics noise pop -- the kind of indie rock that's propelled by great hooks, not trends and hype -- you're in luck this month. Scottish trio PAWS just released Youth Culture Forever, and the band's tight songs are matched by a live ferocity. Another trio crafting explosive, 90s-influenced rock is Slothrust; the Brooklyn band's Of Course You Do arrived earlier this year. As [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Alma Desnuda, Richard Buckner, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

To enter any 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 for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. Friday, August 12th Alma Desnuda, La Gente, Dogman Joe @ Slim's To win a pair of tickets to the show be the THIRD person to enter! The shows starts at 9pm, $17, 6+. Purchase advance tickets here. Saturday, August 13th Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Eilen Jewell/Zoe Muth [...]

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