Aug. 18, 2012
Better than: Uhhhhh...
One of the only stable rules in nightlife is that things change. In a city as small San Francisco, those changes can be particularly noticeable, with longstanding institutions seemingly changing directions on a dime. Recently this h ... More >>
Last weekend it was Outside Lands; this weekend it's Identity Festival. And while Identity isn't exactly in the city per se, it's apparently close enough to rub off some of its festive vibe on the city's nightlife: we've got nine-piece disco bands, an old school DJ on a classic soundsystem, a big na ... More >>
Well, it's almost the weekend, and it's time to start figuring out what there is to do. At this point, you've probably heard all about the massive (and controversial) rave scheduled for this Saturday at the Oracle Arena, so we won't mention it. Instead, we've prepared a shortlist of four sure-fire e ... More >>
Blow Up presents Felix Da Housecat
Friday, March 9, 2012
Better than: Macaulay Culkin's acting in Party Monster.
In a city with a rapidly expanding nightlife scene, it's sometimes easy to forget that the future of the industry lies in those clubs and events that cater to a younger audie ... More >>
The TenderlionsWhen someone pictures a tender lion, they probably imagine a cuddly creature licking its paw, or even Simba from the Lion King, with his huge doe eyes and innocent face. Well, we can attest that S.F. duo Tenderlions have pretty much the same characteristics, except they know how to ... More >>
Electro club night Blow Up had an enviable problem: the night helmed by Jeffrey Paradise and Richie Panic attracted such a large following it outgrew its regular home at Rickshaw Stop. As Paradise told us back in February, he didn't just want to drop the night into any old venue: it had to be the ... More >>
Blow Up: Forced to cool offYou rarely think that popularity will come around and bite you in the ass, but it seems that's just what happened with Blow Up, the wildly successful club night that hit DJ duo Jeffrey Paradise and Richie Panic ran regularly at Rickshaw Stop. Paradise and his wife/club ... More >>