The Bay Abridged: Mar 2 – 30

Annie Girl and the Flight (photo: Jon Ching) In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat check, and sometimes more — stop by every other Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of last week's Bay Area concert scene. Protomartyr at Bottom of the Hill (SF) Mar. 4. With his rumpled suit, thinning hair, and permanent scowl, Protomartyr lead singer Joe Casey looks more like a disgruntled subway commuter than the lead singer of a post-punk outfit. [...]

The Queers summon the punk underground at Bottom of the Hill

The Queers (photo: Jon Ching) Face tats, mohawks, patched black vests and piercings were the norm at Bottom of the Hill Saturday night, showing that the Bay Area underground punks are alive and well. Some of my favorite characters of the night were the senior citizen wearing a leather-strap collar and sporting a cheetah-dyed buzz cut and the pink-haired, chest-tatted woman with only an “X” of blue duct tape that at any moment could prove to #freethenipple. A rainbow of hair colors and all styles of Doc Martens filled the quirky Bottom of the Hill as the bands conducted the [...]

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