This Week in Local Music News


Tony Sly, the singer and guitarist for seminal San Jose pop-punks No Use for A Name, passed away suddenly at the age of 41, according to Fat Wreck Chords. R.I.P. [via Fat Wreck Chords]

La Lengua watering hole Rock Bar unveils its brand-spanking-new, long-awaited jukebox revamp, which was a collaboration project with the folks at Aquarius Records, who stocked it with tunes. [via The Bay Bridged]

The Fresh & Onlys announce a ton of fall tour dates, and unveil a trailer for a documentary about the making of their new album, Long Slow Dance. [via F&O's Facebook]

The 2012 lineup of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is slowly getting unraveled as a kind of quiz. SF Weekly did the heavy lifting for us and wrote out who is certain to play this year. [via SF Weekly]

The Rock Make Street Fest unveiled part of its musical lineup this week. It features local luminary John Vanderslice, Exray's, the Burnt Ones, and many more. [via The Bay Bridged]

The City is once again jackhammering around a decades-old, much-debated John Lennon signature in the concrete of a Panhandle sidewalk. No one knows if its real, but it's funny that city workers take care to not destroy it anyhow. [via Uptown Almanac]

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