This Week in Local Music News


Stern Grove announced its 2013 lineup, so get those blankets and portable boozy drinks ready. It's gonna be a good summer. [via]

Jawbreaker, one of SF's most important punk exports, has been given its own day in the city–May 4th, because of their track "Sluttering (May 4th)"–by the Internet at large, and SF Weekly put together an excellent mix of some of their best songs to listen to tomorrow and celebrate. [via SF Weekly]

Furthur–basically the remaining members of the Grateful Dead–have canceled their upcoming BottleRock Napa appearance, where they were scheduled to headline. The tragic news is due to guitarist Bob Weir's recent onstage collapse during a performance in New York. Get well soon, Bob! [via SFGate]

Burger Boogaloo 2013's rad lineup was announced, and this summer day in Oakland's Mosswood Park looks like it's gonna be one for the books. The Oblivians, Red Kross, Jonathan Richman, Guantanamo Baywatch, Traditional Fools and maybe Ronnie Spector?! Buying Tickets now. []

Ty Segall offshoot Fuzz premiered a new video this week for their track "Fuzz's Fourth Dream," which beautifully captured Segall's John Bonham-esque drumming and guitarist Charlie Moothart's epic shredding. If you can't make it to Black Sabbath's upcoming Shoreline show, consider blasting Fuzz nonstop to make yourself feel better. [via The Bay Bridged]

The Chronicle delved into its photo vault and discovered a trove of vintage concert photos of the Rolling Stones and their fans at Cow Palace and other Bay Area venues–because peeping into concert culture of decades past (no smart phones! Just plain old person-to-person bonding time) is fascinating. [via SFGate]

Questions surrounding Boards of Canada's cryptic upcoming release Tomorrow's Harvest have been on the up and up since they first placed physical clues in record stores around the country on Record Store Day (read up on the insane hooplah here), but one now has risen above them all: Why is San Francisco on the cover of the enigmatic electro duo's first new album in eight years? [via SF Weekly]

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