The Definite Articles performs as a 14-piece for two record release shows

The Definite Articles is a band of appreciable size and aspiration; they spent three years putting together King Merriweather, which they will perform in its entirety tonight and tomorrow at the found venue of a Presbyterian church (32 Ocean at Mission). Each night includes a different Sacramento-based folk rock supporting act -- understandable, for the headliners transplanted from that area down to the Bay Area just a few years ago. Friday's will be DoomBIRD and Saturday's is Sea of Bees. And if you show up Saturday, you'll be surprised with a guest performance (my lips are sealed). The Definite Articles [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday 2: Adam Haworth Stephens, The Futureheads, Dead Meadow

This is Part 2 of 2 for Ticket Giveaway Wednesday. Check our earlier post with three other giveaways. Saturday, October 2nd - Adam Stephens, Mini Mansions, Sea of Bees @ The Independent Adam Haworth Stephens - "The Cities You've Burned" To enter send an email to with your full name in the body and the phrase "I want to see Adam Stephens!" in the subject line. The THIRD person to enter will win a pair of tickets to the show and a digital copy of his new album, We live on Cliffs. Show starts at 9pm, $13 adv/$15 [...]

Dirty Laundry presents: Sea of Bees

Dirty Laundry recently caught up with Sea of Bees for two lovely acoustic performances: Dirty Laundry Presents: Sea Of Bees perform Skinnybone from Dirty Laundry on Vimeo. Dirty Laundry Presents: Sea Of Bees perform Wizbot from Dirty Laundry on Vimeo. Sea of Bees will be playing at the Invisible Ocean festival this weekend, as well as the Independent on October 2nd (opening for Adam Stephens). More live dates can be found on Sea of Bees' MySpace.

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Rock Make Street Festival Lineup and Pre-Party!

We're excited to announce details about the third annual Rock Make Street Festival, taking place on Treat Avenue and 18th Street on Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 from 11am-6pm. Presented by The Bay Bridged, Tartufi, and Cookie and the Dude, the free all ages festival brings together the Bay Area's arts and music communities for a hell of an all day party on the streets of San Francisco's Mission District. To be a bit more specific, we're talking three stages of local music and entertainment, 100 local arts and crafts vendors, beer gardens, a children's activity area, and a guaranteed good [...]

Left Coast Live 2010, June 21-26

The City of San Jose - not necessarily known as a quintessential destination for live music in the Bay Area - now boasts another year of Left Coast Live, a music festival and conference in the southern branch of the Bay. For 2010, the festival has managed to snag the likes of OK Go and Yo La Tengo as headliners, among a variety of other artists (over 100 bands in total): Left Coast Live (LCL) is a week-long music experience that showcases more than 100 national, regional and local live acts playing in 20 venues in downtown San Jose from [...]

Sea of Bees’ haunting pop, to be celebrated 6/19/10 with John Vanderslice

The name certainly evokes the sound: Sea of Bees' contorted, folksy indie pop will wash over you with every fuzzed-out hook. Julie Baenziger, the voice behind the Sea of Bees moniker, spins willful layers in her serene yet complex songs. Sea of Bees - "Marmalade" Baenziger has The Bee Eee Pee already under her belt, and is ready to celebrate the release of Songs for the Ravens, which is out now via Crossbill Records. This extra-special crowning moment will take place in Sacramento this Saturday, June 19th at the Townhouse Lounge (8:30 pm, $7) with a full band, along with [...]

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