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This Week in Live Music: Justin Timberlake, FKA Twigs, Drive-By Truckers, & More

To what god shall we direct our gratitude for the imminent showering of world-class entertainment? That would be Apollo, son of Zeus, brother of Artemis, friend of San Francisco.

This Week In Live Music: Digitalism, Julian Casablancas, San Fermin, & More

I know you’re asking yourself tough questions right now. Like how could I possibly muster the strength to see shows the week after the Giants won the World Series and after spending all weekend drinking stupid amounts of booze to feel comfortable in my uber-topical costume? The answer is: you live in San Francisco, and this is what you signed up for. No complaining.

This Week In Live Music: Nas, Charli XCX, & Perfume Genius

After the Treasure Island Music Festival has—at last—come to an end, we at least have a the following primo gigs to look forward to. 

Seven Questions for San Francisco's Next Great Chamber Pop Band Geographer

Seven Questions for San Francisco's Next Great Chamber Pop Band Geographer

Consider Geographer our fair city’s answer to Passion Pit. The local electro chamber-pop trio wins hearts and minds and ears the same way, with big synths and clicky percussion and Nathan Blaz’ electric cello atmospherics. And there’s also that same sense of intimacy, like a devoted friend whispering secrets at a high school dance.

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:

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.

5 Reasons to Stay Up Past Your Bedtime This Week

Five Reasons to Stay Up Past Your Bedtime This Week

Plenty of interesting shows to keep Bay Area music lovers up late this week. In addition to the following shows, we've also got Wilco at the Fox (sold out) on Tuesday, RJD2 at Manor West Wednesday, Martin Sexton at the Fillmore on Thursday, Cold Cave at the Elbo Room on Friday and The Jayhawks at the Fillmore on Saturday. Yes, it's one of those why-we-love-SF weeks.

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.

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