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Live Music This Week: Jenny Lewis, Spoon, Chromeo, and More

Let’s dance. And rock. And stand idly in amazement. And headbang. And worship. And stay up too late on weeknights. And empty our wallets. And...check out these shows already. 

Live Music This Week: Lyrics Born, Lord Huron & More

We don't know about you, but we're ready to kick down these walls and listen to music outside. If you’re on board, you’re in luck. Napa Valley BottleRock festival arrives later this month, Live 105’s annual BFD comes to the peninsula June 6, the treasured Stern Grove kicks off mid-June, and Phono Del Sol comes to the Mission July 11. Grab your picnic basket...and a flask.

Live Music This Week: Esperanza Spalding, They Might Be Giants, The Rentals & More

Portland native Esperanza Spalding brings her virtuosic bass skills to the Independent this week, and more.

Live Music This Week: Decemberists, Waxahatchee, Merle Haggard & More

It's full-tilt indie this week, folks.

Live Music This Week: Faith No More, Sylvan Esso, Interpol & More

The trickle-down (or up?) effect of Coachella continues to pad the cultural wallets of the Bay Area, and steal from the actual wallets of Bay Area music obsessives. Happily. 

Best Bets in Bay Area Live Music This Week: Fauxchella Edition

We’re between Coachella weekends, which means there’s almost (almost) too many shows happening at once. Be brave, be passionate, be busy, be Fauxchella.

This Week in Live Music: Fleetwood Mac, Stone Temple Pilots, Belle and Sebastian

It’s not quite Goatchella, but this week is the unofficial start of Fauxchella or whatever silly Coachella pun with which you’d like to embarrass yourself (note: I am the king of this game). Which means there are too many shows happening and you’re about to go broke…

This Week in Live Music: TV on the Radio, Cherry Glazzer, & More

Are you a part of San Francisco’s Shut-In economy? Don't be. You’re missing out! You’re missing the point of San Francisco, which is to see as much live music as possible while you can still hear.

This Week in Live Music: Toro y Moi, Gang of Four, and More

We’re with you, Mr. Broke-Ass Stuart and Mr. Keeling. Let’s keep the Neverland spirit alive and rock out on a weeknight.

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