Music

02 Feb 2023

Fred Armisen’s Comedy for Bass Players (but Everyone is Welcome)

I don’t think Fred Armisen needs an introduction, but for journalism purposes here it goes: he is one of the funniest people alive! He did SNL. Portlandia, Documentary Now!, Los Espookys and was recently on Wednesday besides many other great shows. One of my very favorites is his Netflix special:

Patricia Colli 0
24 Jan 2023

PianoFight SF to Permanently Close

“Of course it’s sad to close,” says Executive Director Dan Williams. “But we’re so grateful and so proud of what we’ve been able to do.”  On March 18th, PianoFight SF will permanently close. The venue has hosted 6,702 performances since it opened in 2014 at 144 Taylor Street in the

Jake Warren 0
13 Dec 2022

The Philosophy of Underground Legend Jonathan Richman

Jonathan Richman is a superstar, he doesn’t act like a superstar, but he definitely shines like one. He’s low-key and cool, he doesn’t have social media and isn’t connected to the internet all the time like the rest of us. He is present, making art and music. Living in the

Patricia Colli 0
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 0
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

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0