SF Bay Area Music Scene

Southern-Tinged Rockers Supersuckers Bring Latest Tour to Bay AreaPopular roots rock n' roll outfit the Supersuckers bring their co-headlining tour with punk/country-blues songwriter Scott H. Biram to San Jose and San Francisco this week.
CANCELED: Metal Juggernaut High On Fire Celebrates New Year's at UC TheatreMonolithic metal power trio and onetime Oakland residents High On Fire return to the Bay Area for this New Year's Eve show at the UC Theatre in Berkeley.
CANCELED: Garage-Psych Favorite Ty Segall Plays 3-Night Residency at the ChapelOut of an abundance of caution given the recent COVID spike in the city of San Francisco, the Chapel has canceled the Ty Segall residency that was scheduled for Dec. 27-31.
Iconoclastic SF Punk Band Flipper Headlines Bottom of the Hill for NYEOne of the most abrasive bands to emerge from San Francisco during the punk era, Flipper and Scratch Acid/Jesus Lizard singer David Yow headline the Bottom of the Hill for two nights including a New Year's Eve celebration.
CANCELED: Heavy Music Mavericks Celebrate New Year's at Great AmericanA groundbreaking heavy rock band that has shaped the sound of punk and metal for over 35 years, the Melvins return to their onetime San Francisco stomping grounds for two shows at the Great American Music Hall including New Year's Eve.
Powerhouse Saxophonist Kamasi Washington Brings Band To San FranciscoSaxophonist Kamasi Washington brings his talented jazz group to August Hall in San Francisco this Saturday night as part of Metallica's 40th anniversary "San Francisco Takeover."
Local All-Star Soul Revue Plays Rare Show at the ChapelSan Francisco's all-star R&B revue Marc & the Casuals take the stage at the Chapel in the Mission Friday, headlining it's "Winter Soul Celebration."
Make-Out Room Hosts Annual Holiday Food Drive And FundraiserThe Make-Out Room in San Francisco's Mission District hosts it's annual Holiday "Craptacular" Thursday with an array of local talents to raise money and collect canned food for the SF Food Bank.
POSTPONED: Psychedelic Hard-Rock Power Trio Fuzz Lands at Great AmericanOne of the most gifted songwriters and musicians to emerge from the San Francisco garage-rock scene during the late 2000s, Ty Segall brings his side-project Fuzz to the Great American Music Hall for two nights starting Tuesday.

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Another Planet Entertainment Announces Partnership with Castro Theatre OwnersBay Area concert promoter Another Planet Entertainment on Wednesday announced it is partnering with the owners of San Francisco's Castro Theatre to refurbish the landmark building and present live events at the venue.
Looking To Support Bay Area Shelters For the Betty White Challenge? Here Are A FewOn Monday, which would've been the 100th birthday for Hollywood legend Betty White, her fans are being prompted to take part in the Betty White Challenge.
Bay Area Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday CelebrationsAcross the San Francisco Bay Area residents took time Monday to remember the remarkable life of Martin Luther King Jr.
With Omicron Still Looming, Death Angel Readies Return to Live PerformanceBefore the pandemic, the nightlife industry in the Bay Area was a major contributor to the local economy. Now, the highly contagious omicron coronavirus variant poses a new threat
Local Thrash-Metal Heroes Death Angel Headline Great AmericanSan Francisco thrash-metal heroes Death Angel play their first local headlining show in ages when the band hits the stage at the Great American Music Hall Saturday.
Southern-Tinged Rockers Supersuckers Bring Latest Tour to Bay AreaPopular roots rock n' roll outfit the Supersuckers bring their co-headlining tour with punk/country-blues songwriter Scott H. Biram to San Jose and San Francisco this week.
Netflix Raising US, Canada Prices With Streaming Competition GrowingNetflix is raising prices for its video streaming customers in the U.S. and Canada, less than a year and a half since its last price increase, as competition from other streaming services increases.
Liam's List Jan. 14: MLK Celebration, Lumineers & Comfort Food in ConcordKCBS reporter Liam Mayclem provides KPIX 5 users with a weekly weekend tip list of Bay Area entertainment, music, film and online entertainment.