Review: Ween pull out all of the stops for their return to SF

Ween (photo: Joshua Huver) Ween was in San Francisco this weekend for the first time since 2009, and for two nights, Friday and Saturday, October 14 and 15, they had the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium all to themselves. Even if you've only been a casual fan of avant-garde fart jokes, pastiche vignettes of various genres, and an honest-to-goodness penchant for ballsy rock and roll guitar solos, there is a chance you have heard of Ween. They wiggle and worm their way into pop culture across generations — whether as mushroom-ingesting parodies of themselves in the early '90s SNL-born flop It's Pat! or [...]

By |October 19, 2016|Tags: |

Ween close reunion tour with pair of shows at Bill Graham this weekend

Currently playing dates around North America, Ween has added two shows at the historic Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on October 14 and 15, 2016. These will be the band’s first shows in San Francisco since 2009. Ween has been busy lately and for those who care plenty of news has come of it, particularly surrounding lead guitarist Dean Ween's (real name Mickey Melchiondo) antics. From bad-mouthing Phish fans on a now-deleted forum rant — "I hate their fans, they hate Ween, and I wanted to kill them with our music and un-fuck their minds from their normal listening habits” — [...]

By |October 11, 2016|Tags: |
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