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.
Metallica Plays Surprise Show at the Independent in San FranciscoOne of the biggest acts in rock music proved it could still spring a surprise on fans Thursday when Metallica quickly sold out intimate San Francisco club the Independent hours before the band's first live performance with an audience in nearly two years.
LA Psych Band Returns To The ChapelSongwriter Cory Hanson's rising psychedelic rock outfit Wand visits its stronghold of Bay Area fans Wednesday, playing songs from the latest and arguably most ambitious album yet at the Chapel in San Francisco.
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.
Rising Aussie Psych Band Brings First U.S. Tour To The IndependentPerth-based group the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets bring their first U.S. tour to the Independent in San Francisco Saturday night with support from like-minded LA band Frankie and the Witch Fingers.
Seattle Garage-Punk Greats Return To Bay AreaSeattle's favorite modern garage-punk purveyors Mudhoney return to the Bay Area this weekend, headlining shows at the Independent in San Francisco and the Ritz in San Jose with support from SF punk legends the Avengers.
Acclaimed Post-Punk Outfits Bring Co-Headlining Tour To SFTwo of the more celebrated modern bands to mine the dark, foreboding sounds of classic post-punk make a San Francisco stop on their current tandem tour Tuesday when Canadian act Preoccupations and Detroit-based group Protomartyr share the stage at the Independent.
Garage-Rock Legends Return To San FranciscoInfluential Northwestern garage-rock heroes the Sonics grind out classic hits for their adoring fans at the Independent in San Francisco Sunday night.
Minimalist Electronic-Rock Band Returns To IndependentA wildly experimental Bristol, UK-based project put together by Portishead mainstay Geoff Barrow, electronic-rock trio Beak> returns to San Francisco for the first time in five years for this show at the Independent.
Australian Psych Rockers Pond Return To San FranciscoAustralian psychedelic rockers and Tame Impala affiliates Pond return to San Francisco to play songs from their latest album 'Tasmania' at the Independent in San Francisco.
Iconic UK Punk Group Headlines Independent In SFUK punk band GBH plays classic hits and songs from the group's first new album in seven years when they headline the Independent in SF with fellow hardcore act FireBurn.
Dark Post-Punk Act Plays Homecoming Show In OaklandAcclaimed post-punk outfit The Soft Moon led by former Bay Area resident Luis Vasquez brings its droning, synth-powered sounds back home for this show at the Starline Social Club in Oakland Wednesday.
San Francisco Club Hosts Scratch DJ SummitRenowned as the Bay Area DJ group that raised the bar for hip-hop scratch DJs during the 1990s with their blazing turntable skills, the reunited Invisbl Skratch Piklz play a rare hometown show at the Independent Thursday.
CBS SF Talks To The Jesus Lizard Drummer Mac McNeilly, Part IIDrummer for The Jesus Lizard Mac McNeilly talks about the band reuniting for its first tour in eight years ahead of a sold-out show at the Independent in San Francisco on December 15.
CBS SF Talks To The Jesus Lizard Drummer Mac McNeilly, Part IDrummer for The Jesus Lizard Mac McNeilly talks about the band reuniting for the first time in eight years ahead of a sold-out show at the Independent in San Francisco on December 15.