CBS SF Talks To Brownout's Beto Martinez About New Public Enemy TributeBrownout guitarist Beto Martinez discusses his band's new album of Public Enemy instrumentals entitled 'Fear of a Brown Planet' and retiring the group's Brown Sabbath project ahead of four Bay Area dates.
San Francisco Punk Legend Celebrates 60th BirthdaySan Francisco punk-rock icon and political gadfly Jello Biafra celebrates his 60th birthday Sunday night at the Great American Music Hall with his band the Guantanamo School of Medicine and more.
Doom-Metal Veterans Pay Rare Visit To San FranciscoAn all-star group featuring two important members of pioneering Chicago doom band Trouble comes to the Elbo Room Tuesday when the Skull headlines a potent three-band bill in San Francisco.
Maverick Heavy Rock Duo Headlines Hemlock TavernAcclaimed heavy rock duo Big Business brings its furious onslaught to the Hemlock Tavern in San Francisco for two shows starting Friday night that are sure to be packed at the intimate backroom venue.
Sonoma Winery Hosts Two-Day Music FestivalNow in its ninth year, the annual Huichica Music Festival brings an array of psych and folk artists to the Gundlach Bundschu Winery this weekend including acoustic troubadour Jonathan Richman, local favorites Wooden Shjips and Howlin Rain and much more.
Psychedelic Drone Revivalists Play Hometown ShowOne of the leading players in the Bay Area's revival of psychedelic sounds that emerged in the wake of Comets on Fire and Six Organs of Admittance in the late '90s, Wooden Shjips play their first San Francisco show in several years at Slim's Friday.
San Francisco Jazz Festival Kicks Off With Eclectic ArtistsNow in its 36th year, the San Francisco Jazz Festival gets underway this week with a dizzying array of performers including piano legend Ahmad Jamal, soul queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas, Brazilian samba pop icon Sergio Mendes and more.
Iconic Stoner-Doom Trio Headlines WarfieldArguably the most influential metal band to emerge from the Bay Area since Metallica, monolithic stoner-doom power trio Sleep performs songs from their first new album in over two decades, 'The Sciences.'
Psychedelic Heavyweights Team For TourTwo leading lights of heavy psychedelia return to the Bay Area when Italian doom psych trio Ufomammut and Brooklyn sonic cosmonauts White Hills bring their tandem tour to San Francisco and Santa Cruz this week.
Local Hip-Hop Heroes Play Cornerstone In BerkeleyOne of the most beloved duos of the Bay Area hip-hop underground, Blackalicious delivers cerebral, tongue-twisting rhymes and head-nodding beats to a hometown audience at the Cornerstone in Berkeley on Sunday.
Massive Comedy 'Clusterfest' Returns To San Francisco Civic CenterReturning for its second year, the Comedy Central-sponsored Clusterfest brings a host of the network's stars to San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza including former and current hosts of 'The Daily Show' Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah, Amy Schumer comedic musical group The Lonely Island and much more.
Crossover Punk-Metal Band Comes To Bay AreaOne of the leading modern purveyors mixing classic thrash metal and hardcore punk sounds, Dallas-based outfit Power Trip brings their explosive live show to the Bay Area for concerts in San Francisco and San Jose this week.