Burger Boogaloo Announces Initial Line-Up For Festival's 10th AnniversaryBurger Boogaloo, the annual garage-punk celebration held every summer in Oakland's Mosswood Park, made it's first line-up announcement Tuesday, welcoming bands including Scottish noise-pop heroes the Jesus & Mary Chain, Aussie post-punk outfits Scientists and much more.
SF Sketchfest Kicks Off With Packed ScheduleThe 18th annual SF Sketchfest brings together another stellar line-up of talent to over a dozen SF comedy and theater venues for 18 days of hilarious improvisation, live podcasts, tributes, stand-up and ensemble comedy starting Thursday night.
Local All-Star Orchestra Plays Classic Soundtracks For SF SketchfestVeteran bandleader and keyboard/trumpet player Marc Capelle plays two nights at the Chapel with his Red Room Orchestra starting Friday, performing music from 'Twin Peaks' and 'The Big Lebowski' as part of the 18th annual SF Sketchfest.
Bay Area Punk Vets Victims Family Play Rare Local ShowsA force to be reckoned with on the Bay Area punk scene for over three decades, monstrously talented trio Victims Family returns to action with a string of shows in San Francisco, Sacramento and Petaluma starting Thursday alongside like-minded Portland, OR-based noise-punk band Nasalrod.
Iconic LA Bands From '60s Team Up At The ChapelTwo of the most influential rock band to emerge from Los Angeles during the 1960s share the stage at the Chapel in San Francisco Thursday when garage-punk pioneers the Seeds team with the final line-up of Love that backed late leader Arthur Lee up until his death in 2006.
Noisy Punk Vets Help Bid Farewell To Elbo RoomA San Francisco band made up of local scene veterans tops the bill at the second-to-last show being hosted by venerable Mission Distict club the Elbo Room prior to the venue closing on January 1st.
Funky Saxophonist Celebrates Birthday At FillmoreOne of the most popular jazz-funk bands to regularly visit the Bay Area brings its potent grooves to the Fillmore in San Francisco for two nights starting Friday when saxophonist Karl Denson and his Tiny Universe headline the venue for his annual birthday shows.
Reunited Post-Punk Band Plays New Year's Eve At Slim'sReconvened powerhouse punk band Hot Snakes returns to San Francisco Monday night for a New Year's Eve show at Slim's, playing songs from it's latest acclaimed Sub Pop album Jericho Sirens.
Gritty Soul Singer Celebrates New Year At ChapelR&B veteran Lee Fields brings his backing band the Expressions to the Chapel in San Francisco's Mission District for two nights, culminating in one of the funkiest New Year's Eve parties happening in the Bay Area.
Iconic Stoner-Doom Trio Rings In New Year At Great AmericanArguably the most influential metal band to emerge from the Bay Area since Metallica, monolithic stoner-doom power trio Sleep will ring in the new year at the Great American Music Hall with a run of three shows closing out 2018.
Veteran Ska/Punk/Funk Band Comes To Great AmericanLegendary ska/punk/funk outfit Fishbone brings it's 7th annual Crazy Glue X-Mas Tour to San Francisco this Friday, headlining the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco.
Local Thrash-Metal Heroes Hold Annual Holiday ShowsBay Area thrash favorites Death Angel return to Slim's in San Francisco for the band's fifth annual "Another Death Angel Christmas Show" on Friday and Saturday night this weekend.