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Heads Up: 7 must-see concerts this week

October 15, 2013
Well the biggest music news in the city this weekend (or just outside its technical geographic mainland limits) is likely the annual Treasure Island...

The procrastinator’s Treasure Island Music Festival to-do list

October 14, 2013
From snatching that perfect pair of tolerably uncomfortable shoes to sourcing stamina-inducing party favors, pre-music festival preparations are key. Unfortunately I’m a procrastinator to...

Boiler Room is coming to SF

October 10, 2013
Boiler Room (aka the world’s leading underground music show) is coming to San Francisco for the first time. That SF Boiler Room event, which...

On the Cheap: October 2 – 8, 2013

October 1, 2013
On the Cheap listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items...

Hail, Luther

A new musical wave sweeps over the leather scene. Plus: Cub Camp, Deviants, Raime, Lexington Uniform Party, and more filthy-good nightlife

Come together: Kevin KoChen of Symbiosis Gathering talks communion, spirituality, electronic jams

September 17, 2013
The eighth annual Symbiosis Gathering -- part outdoor music festival, part rave on a lake, part yoga retreat, part art project, part green conference,...

Heads Up: 7 must-see concerts this week

September 16, 2013
This week’s must-sees include a riot grrl legend with a shiny new project, a crew of gritty Brooklyn punks, an Oakland music fest (the...

Music Listings: Sept. 11-16, 2013

September 11, 2013
WEDNESDAY 11ROCKBoom Boom Room: 1601 Fillmore, San Francisco. The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men, 9:30 p.m., $5.Brick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710 Mission, San Francisco. Megan &...

The big Hardly Strictly roster reveal

September 6, 2013
After weeks of teasers, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass released its full 2013 lineup this week, and it boasts some fresh young artists and a great...

Get to the show, weirdos

FALL ARTS: MUSIC From Rock the Bells to Kate Nash, a sonic smorgasbord of can't-miss upcoming concerts

Music Listings: August 21-27

August 21, 2013
WEDNESDAY 21ROCKBottom of the Hill: 1233 17th St., San Francisco. Bad Weather California, Sauna, Skating Polly, 9 p.m., $10.Cafe Du Nord: 2170 Market, San...

Light Asylum, Miami Horror, Hercules, whips, chains, etc.: Lineup for Folsom announced

August 13, 2013
Folsom Street Fair: yes to fisting, whipping, piercing. But the September 29 event has also morphed, through the auspices of kicky executive director Demetri...

The Selector: August 7 -13, 2013

August 6, 2013
WEDNESDAY 7White Fence Listen to White Fence's psych-folk track "To The Boy I Jumped In The Hemlock Alley," off the spring-released full-length Cyclops Reap,...

On the Cheap: August 7 – 13, 2013

August 6, 2013
On the Cheap listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items...

Heads Up: 7 must-see concerts this week

August 6, 2013
Yes, Outside Lands is back this weekend in Golden Gate Park. So that’s a given, especially if you’ve already got tickets to the sold-out...

Before Outside Lands: the Easy Leaves prep for summer fests, hope to catch Willie Nelson

July 23, 2013
Kevin Carducci and Sage Fifield of the Easy Leaves really are pretty easy-going. But take away their opportunity to do what they love and...

Rise and snack

Live shots from Burger Boogaloo, plus new Terry Malts, and deep sea nightlife 

Live Shots: Phono del Sol 2013 with Thee Oh Sees, Marnie Stern, Surf Club

July 15, 2013
John Dwyer stood holding his guitar, smiling and making small talk with the crowd, having been asked by a Phono del Sol staffer to...

Nothing could be more super duper than ‘So Super Duper’

July 11, 2013
On Saturday evening in the Castro at 7pm, quite possibly one of the gayest things ever will occur, as queer comics artist Brian Andersen...

Our Weekly Picks

July 3, 2013
WEDNESDAY 3 PANTyRAiD Seven years after meeting in Costa Rica, Martin Folb and Josh Mayer are still doing their thing as seductive bass collaboration...

Heads Up: 6 must-see concerts this week

July 2, 2013
Not to give this family any more attention, but here I go. Are you aware of the fact that the Balloon Boy is now...

Sadik-Khan and her groupies urge bold action on the streets of San Francisco

San Francisco and our timid Mayor Ed Lee could learn a few things from New York City, where Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Transportation...

Our Weekly Picks

June 25, 2013
WEDNESDAY 26 Dita Von Teese With a seductive and sexy nod to the past, modern pin-up and burlesque queen Dita Von Teese has been...

Heads Up: 7 must-see concerts this week

June 25, 2013
Pride Week is upon us y’all, and with those excited, proud, rainbow-waving masses, come awesome live acts, DJs, bands, you know the drill by...