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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.

This Week in Live Music: Tweedy, Widespread Panic, and More

We’re used to reading news about record stores/venues closing up shop, but local independent music junkies received some refreshing news last week: Oakland’s beloved record store/venue hybrid 1-2-3-4 Go! Records is opening a second store in San Francisco soon, a great (if not counter-trending) sign for the local music scene. More details to come, but our hearts are warmed and our bodies reinvigorated. Let’s celebrate at these no-duh shows:

This Week In Live Music: Ringo Starr, Trina, The Pop Group, and More

Don’t know about you guys, but once spring hits and days get longer, all I wanna do is grab a drink after work, then maybe another, then go straight to the local dancehall for a springtime weird-off. Doesn’t that sound like the greatest day imaginable?

This Week In Live Music: Theophilus London, Lucinda Williams, and More

Noise Pop 2015 has wrapped and you’re exhausted and broke and nearly deaf, but you should consider pushing your luck with these irresistible shows...

This Week In Live Music: Noise Pop Edition

NOISE POP IS HERE WHAT ARE YOU DOING READING THIS GET OUT THERE AND BE SOMEBODY. (Note: Actually, please read this as you're going to need something to help you get through the sprawling Noise Pop schedule.)

This Week in Live Music: Noise Pop Kick-Off Edition

You’re clear to start counting down the days to Noise Pop.

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