Pop-Up Magazine: The Song Reader Issue
Monday, May 20, 2013
Davies Symphony Hall
Better than: The vast majority of print glossies.
In the four years since its inception, Pop-Up Magazine has become the go-to literary event in San Francisco -- the one that draws so many glitterati to Davies Symphony ... More >>
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Bimbo's 365 Club
Better than: The crowds at Golden Gate Park this weekend
It's hard to believe Beck has been making music longer than most of our current crop of whippersnappers have been alive. Having taken a page from David Bowie's book on aging through your career ... More >>
There's a surprise awaiting anyone checking out the Friday night lineup at Outside Lands. Yes, Beck performs before normal people eat dinner, but arguably that stage's Beck-Foo Fighters-Neil Young progression is logical. And yes, Justice will close the night elsewhere, but everyone knows they'll mak ... More >>
Behold the riches of Outside Lands: If the existing spate of night shows weren't enough, maybe this will be: Beck -- yes, that Beck, of "Loser" and Sea Change and Modern Guilt -- is playing a surprise show at Bimbo's 365 Club this Thursday night! And it's just him -- no opener.
But you better move ... More >>
In case you still needed to know the difference between R.E.M. and U2, R.E.M. just broke up and U2 dies only when Bono is put in the ground.
Whatever today's (honestly shocking) announcement means about R.E.M.'s 31-year-career, well, what did anything ever mean with this ban ... More >>
TobaccoTobacco, the faceless frontman for hazy electronic psych-pop outfit Black Moth Super Rainbow, is giving the world another slice off his next solo record, Maniac Meat. The prolific producer has already shared the distorted old-school hip-hop beats of "Sweatmother," and now we're treated to ... More >>
Gretchen Robinette Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jogger, AMSaturday, April 17, 2010Palace of the Fine Arts
Better Than: Carla Bruni
Last night, the offspring of France's greatest contribution to pop music brought out an expat French community and fellow Francophiles in droves. Charlotte Gains ... More >>