Image courtesy of Beggars Group USA
Those who delight in all things “saw-them-before-they-blew-up” (as in, “I saw Amy Winehouse before she blew up,” or “I saw Lily Allen before she blew up,” or “I saw the Killers before they blew up”) are likely familiar with 330 Ritch. As home to the weekly Thursday night party Popscene, the venue is the go-to place for off the moment music.
Photo courtesy of 826 Valencia
"Nightwalk;" courtesy of Ryan Seng
Here’s 7 not-to-miss A+E happenings this week.
1. Greil Marcus at the Jewish Community Center on Tuesday, March 25
Rock critic and author Greil Marcus discusses his journalistic work on rock n’ roll and American culture as well as his latest book The Shape of Things to Come.
Sugar & Gold; photo courtesy of Melissa Goldstein
Proving you can take San Francisco bands out of the city, but you can’t take them out of rotation, Talking House Records’ SFxSXSW showcase at Austin’s Bourbon Rocks focused the spotlight on the Bay Area’s music talent. We’re happy to share with Texas, but since our loyalty is to the hometown team, here we offer a rundown of the showcase’s highlights, with contributions from Melissa Goldstein, Aaron Davidson and Nicole Beckley.