Heavy Music Mavericks Bring Two-Bass Line-Up To Great AmericanA groundbreaking heavy rock band that has shaped the sound of punk and metal for over 35 years, the Melvins bring their current two-bassist line-up to the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco Monday night.
NYC Experimentalists Team For Duo Concerts At The ChapelMaverick NYC saxophonist and composer John Zorn returns to San Francisco this weekend for two shows with fellow downtown scene fixture, prolific bassist and producer Bill Laswell, starting Friday.
Celebrated Portland Doom Outfit Brings New Tunes To SFAcclaimed Portland, OR-based doom quartet Witch Mountain showcases songs from its crushing new self-titled album, the band's first with powerhouse singer Kayla Dixon, at the Bottom of the Hill Thursday.
Metal Meets High-Octane Punk For Swing Of West Coast DatesStoner-metal favorites Weedeater and blazing Seattle punk band Zeke bring their tandem tour to Northern California when the two outfits play shows in Sacramento, SF and Santa Cruz.
Local Prog/Pop Mavericks Play Keeping Families Together Benefit In SFTaking their signature mix of progressive rock, knotty jazz fusion and pop into bold new territory, local favorites Once and Future Band headline a benefit concert for Keeping Families Together at the Chapel in San Francisco Thursday night.
Band Delivers Heavy Psychedelic Afrobeat At The ChapelAntibalas guitarist Marcos Garcia brings his heavy Afrobeat-meets-proto-metal psych band Here Lies Man to the Chapel in San Francisco to play songs from its new album 'You Will Know Nothing' Monday night.
Inflatable Art Floats Into San Francisco’s Exploratorium“Inflatable: Expanding Works of Art” features five massive pieces that all incorporate air and will be on display at the Exploratorium through Sept. 3.
Santa Cruz Space-Rock Favorites Play Rare Local ShowSanta Cruz heavy psych heroes Mammatus return to the Bay Area to headline a four-band bill of like-minded exploratory bands at Eli's Mile High Club in Oakland on Friday night.