Seattle Garage-Punk Greats Return To Bay AreaSeattle's favorite modern garage-punk purveyors Mudhoney return to the Bay Area this weekend, headlining shows at the Independent in San Francisco and the Ritz in San Jose with support from SF punk legends the Avengers.
Afrobeat Heir Brings Fiery Live Show To San FranciscoThe son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, Seun Kuti brings his band Egypt 80 to Brick and Mortar Music Hall Thursday for the first of two shows that will uphold his father's tradition of putting on sweat-drenched marathon stage performances.
CBS SF Talks To NYC Bassist And Producer Bill LaswellCBS SF talks to prolific NYC bassist and producer Bill Laswell about his upcoming residency at the Chapel in San Francisco during the first week of February that presents an impressive array of his boundary-smashing ensembles.
Costumed Thrash-Metal Favorites Headline Label Showcase In OaklandThe Bay Area's own thrash-metal equivalent of Gwar, long-running bloody hooded cannibal rockers Ghoul bring their theatrical shenanigans to the Oakland Metro when they top the bill for their record label's massive Tankcrimes Takeover at Oakland's Metro Operahouse Saturday.
British Folk-Rock Icon Headlines Bay Area ShowsBrilliant British songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson brings one of his increasingly rare electric trio tours to the Bay Area this week, headlining in Santa Cruz prior to a show at the Fillmore in San Francisco on Friday.
Massive Metal Tour Topped By Corrosion Of Conformity Lands At Slim'sA heavyweight four-band bill of metal acts takes over Slim's Tuesday night when veteran headbangers Corrosion of Conformity come to San Francisco with support from Crowbar, Weedeater and Mothership.
Local Experimental Rock Greats Play Rare ShowCelebrated avant-rock band Oxbow plays it's first show in San Francisco in nearly three years when it plays songs from it's acclaimed latest album 'The Thin Black Duke' at the Chapel Tuesday night.
Local Psych-Punk Heroes Play Songs From Forthcoming AlbumLocal psych/punk band Hot Lunch brings its cathartic, heavy-rock sounds to the Make-Out Room for an early show Saturday night, sharing the stage with talented local acts Older Sun and Shotgun Sawyer.