Nightlife & Music

San Francisco’s Best Cover Bands

June 27, 2011 11:04 AM

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Sometimes you just want to jam to a song you already know. San Francisco is home to some of the best cover bands, rocking the corner bar and the corporate ballroom like you wouldn’t believe. Get your groove on to these charmers, rocking the hits you love.

Tainted Love

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The definitive San Francisco cover band, Tainted Love puts the love back in your old school mix tapes. Their shows feature an exclusively 80’s set list, including everyone’s favorites from Cyndi Lauper, Michael Jackson and George Michael. Tainted Love’s shows at classic venues always sell out, so grab those tickets early. Or, you could be lucky enough to attend one of the many private events, from galas to corporate conventions, and see everyone from the bartender to the CEO bust out their best robot on the dacefloor.

Strong Like Bull

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Hilarious local rockers Strong Like Bull bring your favorite rock, pop and hipster-tunes to their San Francisco shows. Their eclectic repertoire includes Journey, The Killers, Kings of Leon, MGMT, Foo Fighters, The Strokes, Franz Ferdinand, Guns N’ Roses, Silversun Pickups, Velvet Revolver, Rage Against the Machine, Radiohead, Bon Jovi and of course, Neil Diamond. String Like Bull: The Cover Band that Covers Other Cover Bands.

Stung

http://www.stunglive.com/

Stung is … wait for it, the Sting Cover Band. These SF locals quickly made a buzz wowing audiences at the hottest Bay Area night clubs and events around the Bay, including SF Black & White Ball, Bay to Breakers “Footstock” Concert, Bimbo’s 365 Club. Having even been blessed by a sit-in performance by Police founder / drummer Stewart Copeland at a Beverly Hills party, this trio of gifted musicians have established themselves as the premiere Police experience. Stung remain dedicated to bringing back that authentic sound that audiences have missed for so long; the sound of the early, original Police.

superdiamond San Franciscos Best Cover Bands

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Super Diamond

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When your parents popped in a Neil Diamond tape on repeat during long interstate road trips, you reluctantly sang along. Never thought you’d turn out to be a Diamond fan now, right? But singing along to “Sweet Caroline” and “Brother Love’s Traveling Salvation Show” is so addictive now, you’d do anything to see Neil on stage. This San Francisco Niel Diamond cover band can put a rest to that Diamond thirst. Super Diamond delivers a high-octane Diamond tribute show that rocks!

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