Music News

Huichica Music Festival Returns to Sonoma with Mac DeMarco, Yo La TengoThe long-delayed 11th edition of the intimate Huichica Music Festival returns to the Gundlach Bundschu Winery in Sonoma on Friday with headliners Yo La Tengo, Mac DeMarco, Cass McCombs and more.
Post-Hardcore Heroes Play New Tunes at Great American Music HallOne of the most influential bands to emerge from the New York scene during the 1990s, reunited post-hardcore greats Quicksand bring music from their latest album 'Distant Populations' to the Great American Friday night.
Halloween Meltdown Takes Over Oakland's Mosswood ParkThe first ever Halloween Meltdown brings an avalanche of garage-punk bands and host John Waters to Oakland's Mosswood Park with performances by Osees, the Mummies, the Gories and much more.
Local Psych Rock Favorite Howlin Rain Headlines the ChapelBay Area guitar hero Ethan Miller leads his powerhouse psychedelic roots-rock outfit Howlin Rain through songs from the the band's new album 'The Dharma Wheel' at the Chapel in San Francisco this Friday.
Roots-Rock Heroes the Blasters Bring Good Times To AlamedaSoCal roots-rock greats the Blasters bring their unique mix of rockabilly, country, early rock and roll and R&B to San Francisco when the band headlines Slim's Saturday night.
Pioneering Punk Songwriter Bob Mould Returns to San FranciscoAn iconic musician and songwriter whose influence on '80s punk and '90s alternative-rock bands is immeasurable, Bob Mould brings his current trio to August Hall in San Francisco Friday night.
British Ska Great Brings the English Beat Back to Bay AreaSinger and main songwriter Dave Wakeling brings his line-up of the English Beat to the Bay Area for shows at the Felton Music Hall and the Cornerstone in Berkeley this weekend.
Bay Area Soul Outfit Monophonics Plays Santa Cruz, SF ShowsA Bay Area psychedelic soul institution for over 15 years, Monophonics plays songs from its latest album 'It's Only Us' at two shows in Santa Cruz and San Francisco this week.
Post-Punk Band Delivers Gospel-Tinged Fury at SF's Rickshaw StopPolitically charged Atlanta-based post-punk band Algiers delivers dark, gospel-influenced tunes from the crew's latest Matador Records release 'There Is No Year' when it headlines the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco Monday night.