Rich Girls open for The Raveonettes at Bimbo’s 365 Club

Photos by J. Schuchard Visa delays blow. There's no getting around it. But sometimes a visa mishap for one English band (Coves) means a serendipitous night for a local up-and-comer. This past Monday Rich Girls, fronted by Luisa Black, formerly of The Blacks, seized the opportunity to open for The Raveonettes at the super-swank Bimbo's 365 Club in North Beach. Black was accompanied by August Churchill on guitar and Chris Sipe on drums, both dressed (as per usual) in suits. After a successful single release show at Brick & Mortar for "Worse" off their Fiver EP out October 7 (Breakup Records,) Rich Girls exuded the poise [...]

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Recommended, 5/9-5/15: Maus Haus, The Raveonettes, Bare Wires, Young Prisms/Melted Toys

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. Maus Haus headlines at Bottom of the Hill Maus Haus recently toured in support of the similarly eclectic Dengue Fever, and the SF electronic rock band has always been a TBB favorite, live and on wax. On Friday, May 13th (9:30pm, $10), the guys headline an all local bill of synth-oriented bands at Bottom of the Hill, [...]

Live This Month: May 2011 – an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #248)

Live This Month: May 2011 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. May features a couple of local festivals -- S.S. Records' ten-year anniversary celebration and SF Popfest (which we'll be discussing later this month in a separate mixtape) -- as well as the usual slate of touring bands coming through town. Veterans like Cass McCombs and The Raveonettes both recently put out what might be the best albums of lengthy careers; others, including Craft Spells and No Joy, are enjoying strong [...]

The Raveonettes Interview and Prize Pack Giveaway!

One of our favorite non-local bands, The Raveonettes, is coming to San Francisco's Bimbo's on Friday, January 23rd, where they'll be performing with San Diego's The Soft Pack (tickets here).  We had the chance to interview Sune Rose Wagner of The Raveonettes over e-mail to discuss their recent series of digital EPs, a love of Christmas music, and what they're currently working on. The Raveonettes - "Come On Santa" (from Wishing You A Rave Christmas) In addition to the interview, we are giving away an incredible prize pack for one lucky fan!  All you have to do is [...]

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Episode 145: Live this Month – January 2009

[podcast][/podcast] Every month, we dedicate a week of our podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got ten great bands playing some excellent shows this month, so head out and see some live music! The Raveonettes ("Come On Santa") kick off our show with a track from their latest EP, Wishing You A Rave Christmas. On Friday, January 23rd, the band will be at Bimbo's with The Soft Pack. John Vanderslice ("Pale Horse") (Feature Podcast) will be accompanied by the Magik*Magik Orchestra for a very special performance [...]

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