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This Week in Live Music: TV on the Radio, Cherry Glazzer, & More

Are you a part of San Francisco’s Shut-In economy? Don't be. You’re missing out! You’re missing the point of San Francisco, which is to see as much live music as possible while you can still hear.

Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, St. Vincent to Headline Outside Lands 2015

Sure, there are some clunkers (Elton John?), some pretentious festival cliches (oh great, Wilco), and at least one ostensible punchline for the GenX set (Billy Idol!), but with names like Kendrick Lamar, St. Vincent, and Toro Y Moi, this year's Outside Lands is a must. 

This Week in Live Music: Toro y Moi, Gang of Four, and More

We’re with you, Mr. Broke-Ass Stuart and Mr. Keeling. Let’s keep the Neverland spirit alive and rock out on a weeknight.

10 SXSW Music Acts Coming To San Francisco

SXSW, now in progress, is known for being the jumping point for many barely-discovered bands before they make it big time​ ​(Haim and CHVRCHES, just to name two). For those of you who can't make it to Austin,​ check out these 10 acts who will soon be coming to Baghdad by the Bay. 

This Week in Live Music: Tweedy, Widespread Panic, and More

We’re used to reading news about record stores/venues closing up shop, but local independent music junkies received some refreshing news last week: Oakland’s beloved record store/venue hybrid 1-2-3-4 Go! Records is opening a second store in San Francisco soon, a great (if not counter-trending) sign for the local music scene. More details to come, but our hearts are warmed and our bodies reinvigorated. Let’s celebrate at these no-duh shows:

This Week In Live Music: Ringo Starr, Trina, The Pop Group, and More

Don’t know about you guys, but once spring hits and days get longer, all I wanna do is grab a drink after work, then maybe another, then go straight to the local dancehall for a springtime weird-off. Doesn’t that sound like the greatest day imaginable?

Madonna's Top 25 Songs, Ranked

In honor of Madonna's upcoming appearance in the Bay Area — the living icon will bring her Rebel Heart tour to the SAP Center in San Jose on October 19 (general tickets go on sale Monday) — here are her top 25 songs, ranked.

This Week In Live Music: Theophilus London, Lucinda Williams, and More

Noise Pop 2015 has wrapped and you’re exhausted and broke and nearly deaf, but you should consider pushing your luck with these irresistible shows...

This Week In Live Music: Noise Pop Edition

NOISE POP IS HERE WHAT ARE YOU DOING READING THIS GET OUT THERE AND BE SOMEBODY. (Note: Actually, please read this as you're going to need something to help you get through the sprawling Noise Pop schedule.)

This Week In Live Music: Nightmares on Wax, Hundred Waters, Dodos, & More

Before we get started, a moment of silence for Candlestick Park, former venue to the San Francisco 49ers and such artistic geniuses as the Beatles, Jay Z, and Steve Young

/wipes away single tear, soldiers on.

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