Pioneering Occult-Rock Band Headlines Great AmericanLate 1960's occult-obsessed psychedelic rockers Coven come to San Francisco to play a rare show at the Great American Music Hall Saturday, sharing the stage with local metal heroes Hammers of Misfortune.
Garage-Psych Heroes Play SF Homecoming At Great AmericanOne of the most popular San Francisco bands to emerge from the garage-rock underground in the past decade, the Oh Sees play a pair of homecoming shows this week at the Great American Music Hall with support from local prog-rock faves the Once and Future Band.
Indie Experimentalists Play Hometown Show At Great AmericanLongtime standard-bearers for the avant-weird fringe of San Francisco's vibrant indie-rock scene, veteran band Deerhoof plays songs from it's new collaboration-packed release Mountain Moves at the Great American Music Hall Thursday night.
NYC Post-Hardcore Heroes Play New Music At Great AmericanOne of the most beloved and influential bands to emerge from the New York scene during the 1990s, reunited post-hardcore greats Quicksand play music from their first new album in over two decades at the Great American Music Hall Friday night.
Creative Mavericks Bring Heavy New Sounds To Great AmericanBeloved heavy-rock experimentalists Melvins return to their onetime hometown for a show at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco this Monday night.
Popular San Francisco Psych Band Debuts New TunesVeterans on the Bay Area neo-psych scene for over a decade, San Francisco band Sleepy Sun celebrates the release of their new album Private Tales with two shows in Santa Cruz and SF this week.
Folk-Rock Legend Comes To San FranciscoOne of the most influential singer-songwriters of the '60s pays a visit to San Francisco this weekend when Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee David Crosby brings his current band to the Great American Music Hall Sunday.
Kinetic Jazz Trio Comes To Great American Music HallAdventurous jazz trio Moon Hooch brings it's organic style of electronic dance music back to San Francisco for this headlining show at the Great American Music Hall Friday night.
Australian Psych Band Returns To San FranciscoFresh from playing sets at Coachella the past two weekends, Australian psychedelic rockers and Tame Impala affiliates Pond return to San Francisco to give fans a preview of their forthcoming album 'The Weather' at the Great American Music Hall.
Best Places To See Indie Rock In San FranciscoAs we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, music lovers and historians know that the independent music scene and San Francisco have gone hand-in-hand for half a century. From native son guitar genius Jerry Garcia to the newest indie rock band to take to the stage, everybody's got to start somewhere -- and San Francisco is a great somewhere to start.
The Band Perry To Cap-Off Intimate Pop-Up Tour In San FranciscoThe group will use the shows to preview their new pop sound.
Best Folk Music Venues In The Bay AreaStorytelling folk music and the San Francisco Bay Area have an intimate shared history since the bi-coastal folk music revival in the late 1950 and early 1960s. The category "folk" was introduced to the Grammy Awards in 1958. A massive shift followed with the British invasion, and in 1967, the psychedelic Summer of Love. Take yourself back more than 50 years to the gentle strains of acoustic guitar when and where you can find it in the Bay Area.