Black Prairie Ashleigh Flynn Friday, March 15, 2013 Bottom of the Hill Better than: Your class field trip to the symphony Everyone looks for certain things in a show. Maybe you want to see extreme technical skill, or perhaps showmanship and spectacle are more your thing. There's also dancing, sing ... More >>
Willie Nelson, king hippie of country music and walking THC repository, was recently asked a question about legalizing marijuana. And guess what? He's for it. The fact that ol' Willie thinks weed oughta be legal and taxed is about as surprising as hearing that Ted Nugent acquired his dinner with a ... More >>
Miranda LambertChris YoungJerrod NiemanFriday, April 27, 2012Shoreline AmpitheatreBetter than: Every other currently touring Nashville hitmaker, for reasons gone into below. The short version: Blake Shelton showed up. The Pistol Annies did five songs. Lambert's band actually rocked when it tried to ... More >>
As you might imagine, combing back numbers of my Listen to This While High column and my own vast library for a reasonable stab at the Fifty Stoniest Songs Ever is a labor and hashish intensive experience. Preliminary fossickings unearthed these half-hundred favorites, many of which may seem unfamil ... More >>
Toby Keith Eric Church Shoreline Ampitheatre August 5, 2011 "Never apologize for being patriotic!" Toby Keith calls as he gladhands soldiers in full desert camo, as his pyrotechnicians light up the sky, as tens of thousands stomp and holler, hoisting their beers and waving teensy American flags ... More >>
Karoline Collins Limp WristThe song "I Love Hardcore Boys, I Love Boys Hardcore" is a given at most Limp Wrist shows. The brief, screamy hardcore anthem was written early in the band's career (late '90s) but it remains a mainstay, a memorable chant that crowds of sweaty punks cheer for. Not that ... More >>
Mick Jagger threw his name into the running for what may become the biggest supergroup of 2011, joining Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, Damien Marley, Joss Stone, and A.R. Rahman, composer of the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack, for what promises to be an eclectic (and hopefully not too terr ... More >>
Julian Cope: rock archivist extraordinaire, weird dude.Listen to this while high: Detroit Rock Sampler Part 1, by Julian Cope, courtesy of Head Heritage. Behind the buzz: The blogged musings of onetime rockstars aren't normally considered any "public service," but there's little normal about Ju ... More >>
DJ Sasquatch Borracho is all about the rawk. We know this because, well, he leads a double life--during the day he's a mild mannered freelancer for SF Weekly's music section. And then, on the last Saturday of the month, he transforms behind the decks into the master of metal, stoner rock, and punk. ... More >>
The Giants' theme songs get us thinking outside the batter's box.
Ted Nugent The Fillmore June 19, 2008 Review and Photos by Crystal Akins Goatees, sleeveless t-shirts and camouflaged cargo shorts were the norm last night at the Fillmore, and all for foul-mouthed Ted Nugent, who stormed into San Francisco with stage props that would have put members of PETA into ... More >>
Ted Nugent's right-wing beliefs may not fly here in SF, but his face-melting guitar prowess sure does. Rock out to the Nuge at the Fillmore on June 19. Tickets are available beginning Mon., May 19, at 10 a.m. --Oscar Pascual
(Monotonix by John Graham) Better than: an L-tryptophan food coma Download: Some Triclops! stream Arriving to a packed house, humid and crammed with perspiring scenesters, the first question that comes to mind is: “Can Triclops! and the Monotonix actually stir up their usual tornado of chaos and ... More >>
My unrelenting fascination with wild game and Ted Nugent has led to its own logical conclusion: "Good Ole Boys Wildgame: How to Cook Possum and Other Varmints Good" by Uncle Russ Chittenden. Commenter Martin, of Cumbria, England, says the book has found a whole new audience in the UK, where gray sq ... More >>
Ted Nugent would be proud: Time magazine reports that poachers with crossbows took to a public park in nearby Redwood City, where they built a tree stand, scattered bait, and waited for black-tailed deer to wander by so they could bag themselves a nice trophy, and one would hope, at least some venis ... More >>
Prey should be called Dances With Tedium.
Broken Boy Soldiers
A newly minted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame offers an occasion to look back on the career of Journey. That's right, Journey.
A galaxy-spanning journey through space and sound!
Don't know Jeffrodeeziack? Then you don't know jack about the new bars made from the old bars.
The moon, "Dark Sparkle," Amazing Embarrassonics, "Guy's Eggnog Giveaway," and "Night of Naughty Santa"
S.F.'s Richie Unterberger writes about the greatest musicians you've never heard of
The stereotype may be racist and classist, but that hasn't kept a generation from embracing the white trash aesthetic -- a disposable culture populated by trailer parks; junk cars; big hair and gaudy makeup; loud, angry music; and empty beer cans -- and i