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Live Music This Week: Too $hort, Father John Misty + More

It's almost the time of year when visions of Outside Lands lineups start dancing in our head. These shows will have to keep you pumped until then. 

Live Music This Week: Smashing Pumpkins, Joanna Newsom, and More

You know it’s the week after SXSW when every band coming through San Francisco has a new album out and seems to be generating lots of buzz. 

Live Music This Week: Justin Bieber, Junior Boys, and More

While it seems like all of San Francisco is living it up in Austin this week, us leftovers should have no problem enjoying world-class music in the comfort of our own hometown venues.

This Week in Live Music: Bruce Springsteen, Animal Collective + More

If you missed Prince at the Oracle Arena, here's your chance to catch another great American music icon.

Live Music This Week: St. Lucia, Shearwater, Empress Of + More

Is Noise Pop really over? It doesn’t seem like it when you consider the wealth of incredible underground music coming our way this week.

Live Music This Week: Carly Rae Jepsen, Vince Staples, Noise Pop & More

FINALLY. Noise Pop, the unofficial start of the Bay Area concert calendar, has begun. It's like Christmas in February for music snobs. 

Neon Indian's Alan Palomo Gets Deep About His Creative Process, Plays Mezzanine on Feb. 27

The story is internet-famous by now: Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo crashed out on his NYC stoop in a tequila haze and woke to find his laptop—loaded up with almost two years worth of recordings for the follow-up to his critically beloved album, Era Extraña—gone, baby, gone. Palomo, who appears at Noise Pop this month, went back to the drawing board. The result, VEGA INTL. Night School, was named to Pitchfork's 50 Best Albums of 2015.

Live Music This Week: Gardens & Villa, Trash Talk, and More

Noise Pop is officially around the corner! The meat of the festival is next week, but the launch party is going down this Thursday at California Academy of Sciences. See below for more details.

This Week in Live Music: Built to Spill, Waters, Wet, and More

With the Super Bowl in the rearview we can kiss sponsored events goodbye and proceed with our regularly scheduled world-class offering of underground music. 

Live Music This Week: Dave Matthews, Seal, Snoop Dogg, Pharrell, and More

San Francisco should really host the Super Bowl more often. We're mostly kidding, but music fanatics are starting to realize the upside of having the Big Game in our backyard. The NFL's marquee event has brought some of the industry's biggest stars to the Bay Area. 

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