Music

29 Nov 2022

Metallica Snubs The Bay Area On Newly Announced World Tour

Metallica is technically an LA band, but they made their lives and spent much of their early careers here. There are few musical acts that are as globally loved as Metallica, and the Bay Area takes pride in the fact that their journey on the road to success was so

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 3
03 Nov 2022

Hanna Rifkin & The Handsomes: SoMa’s Favorite Jazz Cats

The Performer You Should Know series highlights local artists before they perform something awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Every now and again you need to see good jazz music in a low-lit bar, to remind you of

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
17 Oct 2022

Burning All Night with Afghan Whigs at Great American Music Hall

Last Saturday October 8th, The Afghan Whigs and Pink Mountaintops played at The Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. If you’ve ever seen the Whigs perform you know it’s going to be loud, intense, and hard to catch your breath. Bring your earplugs and take off your jacket cause

Patricia Colli 0
04 Oct 2022

Las Los & Surprise Chef bring lovin’, soulful and jazzy vibes to The Bottom of the Hill

There’s something about live music that you can’t feel it just by listening to an album, especially when they have incredibly talented musicians like Las Los and Surprise Chef, both bands are playing this Wednesday, October 5th at the Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco. Surprise Chef is a

Patricia Colli 0
08 Sep 2022

North Beach’s DIY Punk Revival

Bannam Place is easy to miss. The unassuming alley skewers a Green Street block of North Beach favorites, dividing Sodini’s from the former location of Baonecci Ristorante. By day, the slim passage is populated by stray tourists and residents enjoying a midday smoke. By night, it’s host to barhoppers seeking

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31 Aug 2022

Why You Should Appreciate San Francisco During Burning Man

So your friends are off to the playa, their requests off from work (if applicable) approved months in advance. It’s Burning Man and you’re “stuck at home” in one of the world’s most beautiful cities. What’s to appreciate about San Francisco while thousands of its residents are away? 1. Reduced

Jake Warren 0
17 Aug 2022

How Ashley Fell in Love with San Francisco by Getting Spanked

By Jeremy Kuempel Fog City Fables is a mini-series about true to life experiences of how people with different backgrounds fell in love with San Francisco, published with permission. By retelling positive personal stories, we hope to inspire an evolving culture that can build upon the best parts of our

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10 Aug 2022

What if Outside Lands 2022 Was a 90’s Movie!?

Every time I attend a music festival I go into the event not knowing what my story will be. When others ask I tell them about my project Balanced Breakfast, where I’ll write a nice review with a photo recap. Then I’ll tell them about this hipster blog started by a broke guy named Stuart, and how I need to think of something super snarky for his page. (But not so ridiculous that festivals don’t invite me back.) Upon attending this year’s Outside Lands Music Festival 2022 I considered writing about drunk high school students, unfortunate tan lines, or ridiculous things I heard people say. However, after 3 days at OSL, and after analyzing all the people and the outfits, I found myself thinking, “this place feels so 90s, could I describe this festival only using 90s movies?”

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