‘Weightless’ returns for a victory lap in SF

Like a little opera with your rock? The Kilbanes' Weightless is back for an encore run, this time at the Strand. This isn't Weightless' first time on the stage: It's been around in some form or another since 2012, and enjoyed a lengthy run at Z Space last year. Nor is this the Oakland-based "theatrical rock band" the Kilbanes' first rodeo: As in-demand theater composers, they've written and co-written numerous theater projects in the past, taking inspiration from everything from world myths to maverick businesswomen. With plenty of appeal for mythology geeks as well as theater geeks, Weightless draws on [...]

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Live This Month: March 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Download: Live This Month: March 2018 (Podcast #424) 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. The terrific punk trio Shopping, pictured above, is one of a number of great artists coming to the Bay Area this month. Also from the UK is L.A. Salami, who is touring around a highly-anticipated second LP of melodic, lyrical folk-rock. This mix also includes two standout bands from Canada, Edmonton's Faith Healer and Montreal post-punk band Ought. New York City's Combo Chimbita describes its music as [...]

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