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Two-fer Tuesday: New music videos from Cathedrals and The Stone Foxes

September 30, 2014
Because nothing showcases the breadth of music being made in the Bay Area better than some chilled-out electro R&B followed by a driving blues-rock...

Live shots: Beck christens the new Masonic

September 22, 2014
It's not often that you get to see a new venue on opening night — so yeah, even if Beck hadn't been part of...

This Week’s Picks: Sept 17-23, 2014

September 17, 2014
WEDNESDAY/17  Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane Flyaway Productions, the aerial dance company that aims to "expose the range and power of female physicality," will use...

A show a day: Your fall music calendar

August 28, 2014
What's going on in Bay Area music these next three months? Glad you asked. Like a daily multivitamin wards off the sniffles, getting the SFBG's...

Your Treasure Island Music Festival lineup: Outkast, Massive Attack, and more

June 17, 2014
Thanks to a glitch in Ticketmaster's system (or a human who works for Ticketmaster who is now having a very bad day), we got...

Live Shots: Treasure Island Music Festival 2013

October 22, 2013
Maybe people just don’t know how to party anymore, but I didn’t come across vomit once at the Treasure Island Music Festival. The crowd’s...

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...

Get to the show, weirdos

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

Rise and snack

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

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...

Kinky boots

Leather season is hard upon us -- and a special Folsom Pride party adds to the festivities

Noise Pop 2013: YACHT, Shock, and Future Twin at Slim’s

March 6, 2013
When I went to see YACHT, a couple years ago during the Treasure Island Music Festival, it was playing outdoors in the afternoon, and...

On the Cheap Listings

November 20, 2012
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks. WEDNESDAY 21 Pre-Thanksgiving Farmers Market Ferry...

Live Shots: Treasure Island Music Festival 2012

October 16, 2012
Music nerds talk lineups the way sports fans manage fantasy teams, particularly with festivals, where suddenly strategy becomes a part of catching a show....

Cynic cave of actualized dreams

Underground musician-comedian George Chen, Club Chuckles, stand-up and burritos, Treasure Island Music Fest, Sic Alps, more music

Music Listings

October 9, 2012
Music listings are compiled by Emily Savage. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead or check the venue's website...

Heads Up: 8 must-see concerts this week

October 8, 2012
With the xx – at Treasure Island Music Festival – and Nouvelle Vague both in town this week, there's a whole lot of sexy,...

Softly, with feeling

FALL ARTS PREVIEW: Jazz chanteuse Veronica Klaus is our nightlife spirit of autumn. Plus: Trap City, Amon Tobin, more upcoming fall parties

Our Weekly Picks: August 1-7

July 31, 2012
WEDNESDAY 1Erol Alkan A couple years ago it was easier to define Erol Alkan. He was electro. People would say it like it was...

Exchange is good

A retro art form is alive (and thriving!) thanks to the San Francisco Mixtape Society