Thrash-Punk Pioneers D.R.I. Stir Up A Pit at the Ivy RoomOne of the prime forces in the early '80s crossover movement that found hardcore punk bands mixing elements of thrash-metal into their sound, D.R.I. comes to the Ivy Room in Albany Saturday night.
San Francisco Restaurant Week, Eat Drink SF Give Industry Much-Needed BoostTwo major food events are back in San Francisco starting Friday, and organizers hope they will give a much-needed economic boost to the industry that's been hard hit by the pandemic.
Noise Pop Hosts 20th Street Block Party in San Francisco's Mission DistrictA Mission District tradition makes a comeback this weekend when Noise Pop holds its 20th Street Block Party this Saturday with headliners Y La Bamba, Con Brio and more.
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.
San Francisco Leaders Emphasize Safety as Fleet Week Festivities Kick OffIn-person Fleet Week festivities return to San Francisco this week after last year's event was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to officials.
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.
Love Revisited Makes Triumphant Return to the ChapelA living tribute to the most influential rock band to emerge from Los Angeles during the 1960s and its leader Arthur Lee, Love Revisited with original founding guitarist Johnny Echols headlines the Chapel in San Francisco Friday.
Thee Parkside Hosts Benefit for Exodus Drummer Tom HuntingA trio of top-flight Bay Area metal bands team up for a good cause Saturday when Thee Parkside holds a benefit to help legendary Exodus drummer Tom Hunting with his battle against stomach cancer.