Reunited Post-Punk Band Plays The New Parish In OaklandReconvened powerhouse post-punk band Hot Snakes returns to the Bay Area Tuesday night for this show at the New Parish, playing songs from it's most recent acclaimed Sub Pop album, 'Jericho Sirens.'
Godfather Of Ethiopian Jazz Returns To Berkeley's UC TheatreHailed as one of the most influential jazz musician to emerge from the African continent, Ethiopian keyboard player and percussionist Mulatu Astatke returns to the UC Theatre in Berkeley, playing two concerts this weekend.
Local Metal Veterans Headline The Elbo Room In OaklandSan Francisco metal outfit Slough Feg plays songs from its latest album at the Elbo Room in Oakland Friday night alongside fellow Bay Area vets Blind Illusion and Nite.
Funk Legend George Clinton Returns To Play Bay Area ShowsGeorge Clinton and his Parliament-Funkadelic crew return to the Bay Area to play marathon sets for their Bay Area fans with three local shows in Petaluma, Berkeley and Santa Cruz.
SF Sketchfest Comes To A Big FinishThe SF Sketchfest wraps up its 19th edition this weekend, closing out another stellar year of comedy with appearances by Fred Armisen, Thomas Middleditch, 'Freestyle Love Supreme' and more.
Black Rock Coalition Members Hold Power-Trio Summit In San FranciscoSeveral luminaries from New York City's Black Rock Coalition come to SFJAZZ this week when bassist Melvin Gibbs and renowned guitarist Vernon Reid lead two separate power trios at the Joe Henderson Lab through Sunday.
British Ska Great Brings Band Back To Bay AreaSinger and principle songwriter Dave Wakeling brings his line-up of the English Beat to the Cornerstone in Berkeley Sunday for a sold-out night of ska classics.
SF Sketchfest Enters Final Week Of ProgrammingThe 19th annual SF Sketchfest moves into its final week Tuesday with tributes to comics Kevin Nealon and Phoebe Robinson and a host of stand-up and sketch comedy shows.
SF Sketchfest Delivers Laughs In Second WeekendThe 19th annual SF Sketchfest continues into it's second weekend of programming with appearances by actor Crispin Glover, the stars of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and comic icons George Wallace and Sandra Bernhard.
Local All-Star Orchestra Plays Classic Soundtracks For SF SketchfestVeteran bandleader and keyboard/trumpet player Marc Capelle plays two nights at the Chapel with his Red Room Orchestra starting Friday, performing music from "Boogie Nights" and "Twin Peaks" as part of the 19th annual SF Sketchfest.
SF Sketchfest Rolls Into Its First WeekThe 19th annual SF Sketchfest continues into its first full week with tributes to Molly Shannon, Brian Regan and Robert Klein and appearances by Todd Barry, John Hodgman, Paul F. Tompkins and much more.
Pioneering '60s SF Rockers Play Classic Album At Starline Social ClubPioneering '60s rock icons the Flamin' Groovies return to the Chapel this Friday with original lead singer Roy Loney to play the band's classic album 'Teenage Head' in its entirety.
SF Sketchfest Kicks Off With Busy Opening WeekendThe 19th annual SF Sketchfest brings together another stellar line-up of talent for shows at over 20 SF comedy and theater venues across the Bay including appearances by Maria Bamford, Kevin Smith, original Monkees Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz and more.
Doom-Metal Heroes Headline Oakland MetroDoom-metal legend Scott "Wino" Weinrich brings his power trio the Obsessed to the Oakland Metro Operahouse Thursday night.
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.