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This Week in Live Music: Ryan Bingham, Stevie Wonder, and More

Time to dance off the turkey, people.

This Week In Live Music: Fleetwood Mac, Sky Ferreira, & More

Hey, it's kind of cold! Sounds like a good excuse to huddle up inside your neighboring music venue for some soul- and body-warming music. These shows could very well save your life:

This Week In Live Music: Chromeo, Wolfgang Gartner, King Tuff, & More

Few cities embrace Halloween like San Francisco, and we partially credit the reliable abundance of live music events during the holiday. But, let’s be honest, we’re all just a bunch of weirdos who love to dress up, get down, and tip a few. Here's just where to do that this week.

A Wedding at The Great American Music Hall

When it came time for Jeni, who works at Pandora, and Mark, who's in a band called the Hustler Van Band, to decide on a wedding location, they opted for San Francisco's oldest historic night club venue that fit their eclectic taste and love for music: The Great American Music Hall.

Five Shows to Cure Your Noise Pop Hangover

5 Shows to Cure Your Noise Pop Hangover

Allen Toussaint, Wednesday, Yoshi’s (Oakland)

Even if you have never heard of jazz legend Allen Toussaint, you have heard Allen Toussaint.

5 Shows to Open Your Heart and Wallet For This Week

Five Shows to Open Your Heart and Wallet For This Week

May we suggest chasing your Valentine's Day love tonic with a musical back? We've got one V-Day concert on the docket and a bouquet of shows later in the week capturing our hearts, minds and ears:

Los Campesinos! Conquering the World One Gig at a Time

Los Campesinos! Conquering the World One Gig at a Time

When the seven musicians involved in Los Campesinos! sing in unison, the effect is jarring, like hearing an entire generation of 20-somethings speaking all at once. They seem to speak for a world of youths with an exuberance for life and honest expression and exclamatory punctuation, subtlety be damned.

The infectious yet carnage-minded pop punk outfit from Cardiff, Wales, plays Great American Music Hall Friday night, and fans will be bouncing off ornate pillars and singing along to the band's anthemic songbook if past gigs are any indication.  

Gigs of the Week: Lana Del Rey, Young the Giant, The Tubes, Ruthie Foster and More

GIgs of the Week: Lana Del Rey, Young the Giant, The Tubes, Ruthie Foster, More

Six shows to get you through this second week of February.

Five Live Music Shows to Buzz About This Week

Milk Carton Kids at Cafe Du Nord, Tuesday

This minimalist duo has won praise from folks at NPR and Spinner while perfecting a specific blend of Americana, 1950s classic folk and compelling narrative. They've been compared to Ryan Adams and Iron & Wine, and it fits — their soft hush affects on multiple levels, a mind/body/soul trifecta.

Seven Questions for Starfucker

Catchy, upbeat, danceable, addictive - Portland-based electro-pop group Starfucker (or STRFKR to some) is on the up-and-up. They took a minute to chat with us before swinging through the Bay Area later this week. 

Welcome back to San Francisco! What’s been happening with you guys since the last time you were here? 

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