Because it is summer and because we like local bands and because what the hell, SF Weekly and All Shook Down are presenting a one-off show on Saturday, June 23, at the Independent, featuring three artists from around the Bay Area. We might be a little biased, but we really think you should come!
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Released in 2010, the In a Cloud: New Sounds of San Francisco compilation captured a particularly strong moment for some the city's best indie artists, including Sonny & the Sunsets, the Fresh & Onlys, Ty Segall, Kelley Stoltz, and more.
Now, Secret Seven Records is planning to put out a follow-up ... More >>
Promoter Jessie WoletzLocal promoter and show booker Jessie Woletz is sort of an oxymoron. She's a powerhouse hippie. She's both constantly in motion -- booking, presenting, and promoting two to eight eclectic new weird folk shows a month at various San Francisco venues. Yet she's also peace ... More >>
Christopher VictorioJack White with the Raconteurs at Treasure Island 2008The lineup for the 2010 Treasure Island Music Festival was unveiled earlier today, and it's every bit as drool-worthy as we had hoped. First: the rumors were right, and Belle & Sebastian is headlining the second day's s ... More >>
Yo La Tenga plays this summer's Left Coast FestLast year, San Jose held its first annual Left Coast Live Music Festival, and no one really heard about it. It was headlined by Bay Area's soul man Booker T. and East Bay rapper Lyrics Born. Dubbed "a mini-SXSW", the Left Coast Live Music Festival wa ... More >>
Trevor TraynorRichie Cunning With SF Popfest firing up this Thursday -- and spring tour season in full-bloom -- show-goers should anticipate plenty of hot opening bands this week. Here are five that deserve a solid effort on your part to get there early. Remember, you'll have the whole summer to ... More >>
Joseph SchellThe Morning BendersThe Morning Benders, Miniature Tigers, The Mumlers
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Better than: Overindulgent rock shows.The Morning Benders are in a new musical phase. And if you couldn't tell from the words printed on guitarist Jonathan Chu's t-shirt las ... More >>