German Guitar Hero Makes Overdue Return To Bay AreaGerman hard-rock guitar giant Uli Jon Roth brings his current band to the Bay Area for two shows, playing music from his solo band Electric Sun and classic metal tunes from his days with the Scorpions in Santa Cruz and Oakland this week.
Local Heavy Psych Explorers Headline SF EagleSan Francisco glam/psych/stoner-rock group Turn Me On Dead Man plays a hometown show at the SF Eagle on Thursday night.
Rising Aussie Psych Band Brings First U.S. Tour To The IndependentPerth-based group the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets bring their first U.S. tour to the Independent in San Francisco Saturday night with support from like-minded LA band Frankie and the Witch Fingers.
Funky Saxophonist Karl Denson Celebrates New Album In SFOne of the most popular jazz-funk bands to regularly visit the Bay Area, saxophonist Karl Denson and his Tiny Universe bring potent grooves to the Independent in San Francisco Saturday when they celebrate their new album, 'Gnomes & Badgers.'
Local Psych-Punk Heroes Celebrate New Album In San FranciscoLocal psych/punk band Hot Lunch brings its cathartic, heavy-rock sounds to Light Rail Studios Saturday night for a record release party celebrating their appropriately titled sophomore album, 'Seconds.'
IHOP Giving Away Free Pancakes All DayThe only thing better than a short stack with melted butter and syrup is a free short stack with melted butter and syrup!
Forward-Thinking Metal Bill Comes To UC TheatreA trio of boundary-pushing metal bands share the stage at the UC Theatre in Berkeley Saturday night when veteran quartet Baroness is joined by Bay Area black metal shoegazers Deafheaven and gospel-tinged headbangers Zeal & Ardor.
Powerhouse Experimental Jazz Trio Comes To Freight & SalvageProlific guitarist David Torn brings his virtuoso trio Sun of Goldfinger featuring experimental saxophonist Tim Berne and volcanic drummer Ches Smith to the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley Tuesday night.
Former Bauhaus Singer Kicks Off Long Delayed San Francisco ResidencyLegendary post-punk vocalist and one of the founders of the influential British band Bauhaus, Peter Murphy finally comes to San Francisco for his long awaited at the Chapel in the Mission District starting Friday night.
Don't Miss Internationally-Acclaimed Artist Bruce Munro's 'Stories Of Light' At Montalvo Art CenterInternationally-acclaimed artist Bruce Munro has created a breathtaking exhibit using large-scale light-based art. It's called Stories in Light.
Science Of Chocolate Is Center Stage At The Exploratorium After Dark On Valentine's DayThe science of chocolate takes center stage at the Exploratorium After Dark on Valentine's Day.
Marie-Cesaire Champagne Is French With Caribbean RootsBay Area Focus found a delicious French champagne and its roots are in the Caribbean.