Sparrows Gate, Little Wings, Magic Leaves, and Moonbow play at the Presidio Yacht Club tonight, 3/2/12

WVZ/WVZ/WVZ/WVZ (feat. Aubrey Trinnaman) by Magic Leaves You know what’s all the rage right now? Band names inspired by nature. You’ll nary see a lineup quite as bucolic as tonight's at the Presidio Yacht Club in Sausalito, wherein a flock of small-winged sparrows will magically fly through a gate and then above leaf-heavy trees, towards that rare occurrence of a moonbow. Or maybe some bands will play some songs. The evening will begin with the mellower mountain folk of Sparrows Gate and Little Wings, then segue into the psych-rock of Magic Leaves and Moonbow. Tickets are $5 for members and [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Soft White Sixties, The Trophy Fire, ArnoCorps, Sweet Chariot

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 to one contest. Winners for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. Friday, January 7th The Soft White Sixties/The Trophy Fire (co-headline), Bird by Bird, Beta State @ Great American Music Hall To win a pair of tickets to the show be the SECOND person to enter! The show starts at 8pm, $11, 6+. Purchase advance tickets here. Saturday, January 8th ArnoCorps, Judgement [...]

New musical project from ex-Port O’Brien members: Sparrows Gate

A new country-rock band has spawned from the talented depths of Port O'Brien. Former POB bandmates Zebedee Zaitz and Joshua Barnhart have formed Sparrows Gate, who have been quietly making waves by sharing the stage with the likes of Vetiver, Sleepy Sun, J. Tillman, The Mother Hips, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, all within the past year. Sparrows Gate - "Caught Me By Surprise" "Caught Me By Surprise" is a lovely and warm introduction to the band, full of classic country hooks and soft slide guitar. Sparrows Gate have their debut EP out now (self-titled), which can be [...]

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Free @ the Uptown Fri: Man/Miracle, Grand Lake + more

This Friday at Oakland's Uptown, a free local showcase will celebrate the theme "A Christmas Miracle," starring Man/Miracle, Grand Lake, Sparrows Gate (San Luis Obispo) and Pancho San (9pm). Pancho-san is the freshly spawned collaboration between a variety of Bay Areans including Eli Crews, the head engineer of New Improved Recording in Oakland and the host of our New Improved LIVE sessions. Their first album Oh Mellow Melody enlists the help of members of Beulah, Grand Lake, Port O'Brien, Rogue Wave, and Sonya Cotton. Man/Miracle - "Hot Sprawl"

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