Lisa Marie Delgadillo hasn't owned The Lucky Horseshoe bar in Bernal Heights very long. "April first will be two years," she says. "I opened the doors and started cleaning." Before that, the place was known as Skip's, and it was controversial, attracting both lovers and haters. Supporters called it ... More >>
Poor Mark Eitzel. The San Francisco songwriter, who's known for the gorgeous, gloomy music he's put out both solo and with American Music Club, has been soliciting advice from a whole host of people ahead of the release of his new album, Don't Be a Stranger, on Oct. 2. Unfortunately, as videos of th ... More >>
Romana MachadoMark Eitzel and Bart Davenport performing at the Hemlock Tavern last nightMarc & the CasualsPersephone's BeesDecember 29, 2010@ Hemlock TavernMore fun than: Same time next week, likely as not. Last Wednesday's fundraiser for the S.F. Food Bank at Thee Makeout Room being mem ... More >>
Who better to Christmas-cheer you up than the ever-chipper Jonathan Richman?Parker Gibbs' Christmas Craptacular w/ Jonathan Richman, Mark Eitzel, Marc and the Casuals, Carletta Sue Kay, Los Cenzontles, and othersDecember 22, 2010@ The Make-Out RoomBetter than: Face down in Burl Ives' swimming poo ... More >>
Put this in your still-illicit pipe and smoke it: The early list of bands invited to perform at SXSW 2011 came out this week, and San Francisco's music scene isn't well represented.There are only three S.F. artists invited so far -- John Vanderslice, Dredg, and Mark Eitzel.All of them are already ... More >>
The office coffee is burned (again) and you've got 537 emails in your inbox. You could probably take a fifteen minute pre-work break (those totally exist!) and read this before you start your week. How was your weekend? Ours was pretty busy.Gretchen Robinette
Bob MouldBob Mould and Mark Eitzel Swedish American Hall February 28, 2009 Review by Vicky Walker Better Than: All those weedy so-called "emo" musicians who wouldn't recognize tragedy if it bought them a beer. Misery loves company, it's said, so I'm not surprised to see a sellout crowd at the Swed ... More >>
Rocket Fuel, Straight Up: Kool Keith We've always thought of indie rock as being perfectly matched with cheap beer, rotgut whisky, and hangover-inducing vodka. And certainly, you'll find a lot of two-buck Chuck in the places where musicians live. But now, you can have a nice merlot or cabernet along ... More >>
Have a blast dialing down entertainment options this year
These bands actually rule -- just like the Grateful Dead does
In search of recognition at the Argus Lounge
Maximo Park's Wire-y rock, the Mekons' many side projects, and the final installment of "Ace of Spades"
Here Lies Jenny Weills away the hours
Music that made the world safe for the word "alternative" again.
Love Songs for Patriots
The Executioner's Last Songs Vol. 2 & 3
Why the Bay Area has stopped producing big-time rock bands
Even at a benefit for kids, the spotlight still shines on the world-famous author
The Amos House Collection, Volume II (Wishing Tree)
Chris Lee torches soul and classic pop.
Morose singer/ songwriter Mark Eitzel delivers his best solo record, informed by -- gasp! -- upbeat electronica
Political Song Contest
Downtown Rehearsal agreement; Aquarius Records' 30th anniversary; political songs contest
Buddy, Can You Spare Some Change?
Mark Eitzel at Hotel Utah, Clit Stop, Arhoolie Records' 40th Birthday
A Night of Serious Drinking rewrites the rules of the old-fashioned rock combo
Crabby asides from the South by Southwest Music Festival