San Jose Heavyweights Team With Vancouver Power Trio For Local ShowsLaying down their hard-swinging style of blues-tinged heavy rock for the past dozen years, San Jose-based quartet ZED play a pair of Bay Area shows with Vancouver, B.C., power trio La Chinga this weekend.
Local Psych-Punk Heroes Headline SF Birthday CelebrationLocal psych/punk band Hot Lunch brings its cathartic, heavy-rock sounds to the Knockout Thursday night, topping a five-band bill for a birthday party for SF punk scene institution Scott Rogers (aka Scott Alcoholocaust).
Metal Guitarist Turned Crooner Brings Big Band To McLaren ParkVocalist Sven Soderlund and his Masterful Orchestra celebrate their new CD with a free noon concert at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre in McLaren Park Saturday.
Mythical African Psych-Rock Band Makes San Francisco DebutPsychedelic rock legends in their native Zambia, African band W.I.T.C.H (an acronym for "We Intend To Cause Havoc") comes to San Francisco to play a sold-out show at the Chapel.
Hard Rock Supergroup Plays Rare Show At The ChapelA heavy psych outfit anchored by luminaries including Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis, King Tuff leader Kyle Thomas and Lecherous Gaze guitar wizard Graham Clise, Witch stops in San Francisco on a rare tour Sunday night.
Rising Turkish Psych Band Headlines The IndependentFresh from an appearance at the Desert Daze Festival in Southern California, modern Turkish psych outfit Altın Gün returns to San Francisco to headline the Independent Sunday night.
Heavy SF Power Trio Celebrates Anniversary Of Landmark AlbumCelebrated San Francisco metal veterans Acid King bring the band's current tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of their landmark album 'Busse Woods' to the Chapel Saturday night.
Legendary British Hard Rock Band Brings Farewell Tour To Great AmericanVeteran British hard rock band UFO brings their 50th anniversary 'Last Orders' tour marking their final U.S. jaunt with lead singer Phil Mogg to the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco Wednesday.
Sunday Highlights At Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19Check out a highly subjective tip sheet on some of the recommended acts and hidden gems playing Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 this Sunday in Golden Gate Park.
Saturday Highlights At Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19Check out a highly subjective tip sheet on some of the recommended acts and hidden gems playing Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 this Saturday in Golden Gate Park.
Friday Highlights At Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19Check out a highly subjective tip sheet on some of the recommended acts and hidden gems playing Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 this Friday in Golden Gate Park.
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 19 Brings Music To The MassesOne of the most celebrated music festivals in the Bay Area and the nation, the 19th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass brings a free three-day explosion of music to Golden Gate Park this weekend.
Reunited Texas Noise-Rock Trio Plays Bottom Of The HillCelebrated early '90s noise-rock band Cherubs has been back together making music since 2014, but Friday will mark the band's first return visit to San Francisco in over 25 years when they play the Bottom of the Hill.
Country Maverick Plays Sold-Out Benefits In San Rafael, SFCountry maverick Sturgill Simpson showcases tunes from his latest and least country album yet when he plays these two intimate, sold-out Bay Area shows in San Rafael and San Francisco this week.
Garage-Rock Heroes Play SF Homecoming At The ChapelFormer San Francisco garage-rock institution John Dwyer returns to his onetime hometown to play three sold-out shows at the Chapel with his sonic juggernaut Thee Oh Sees starting Monday night.