San Francisco solemnly swears to celebrate David Bowie’s birthday/deathday until ashes turn to ashes. All the young dudes, China girls, and young Americans don their David Bowie cosplay and show their modern love at the David Bowie Birthday Bash, this year at The Chapel for its eighth annual performance. We
Celebrating the 45th anniversary of Grammy winning dub & reggae pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry’s landmark 1973 album “Blackboard Jungle Dub”, the world’s first dub album, Scratch, now 82 years young, will embark on a tour across North America performing his studio masterpiece live in its entirety for the first time,
The Voidz are an American rock band formed by Julian Casablancas of The Strokes. The band consists of Casablancas as well as Jeramy “Beardo” Gritter, Amir Yaghmai, Jacob “Jake” Bercovici, Alex Carapetis, Jeff Kite.
Urban folk singer/songwriter Damien Jurado quietly built up one of the strongest catalogs on the indie scene, earning high critical praise yet somehow never quite getting his proper due. Nick Drake had a definite impact on much of his work, but Jurado modeled his career on more idiosyncratic, unpredictable figures
Since debuting in 2008, Titus Andronicus [hereafter +@] has been conditioning faithful listeners to always expect only the unexpected, consistently zigging where others would zag and maintaining a steadfast dedication to fearless ambition. With the March 2 release of the new studio album A Productive Cough on Merge Records, +@
(((folkYEAH!))) and The Chapel proudly present a unique career spanning residency with PETER MURPHY The “Godfather of Goth” and founder of the legendary English post-punk band Bauhaus comes to San Francisco for a unique career spanning 16 nights through January and February, performing legendary albums in their entirety from throughout
It’s that time of the year again! Accion Latina’s annual concert series, Encuentro del Canto Popular, celebrates its 36th year of celebrating peoples’ movements by inviting La Misa Negra to fill The Chapel with some cumbia! La Misa Negra is a 7-piece band from Oakland, California, known for their unique blend
LSD and the Search for God hit the Northern California coast in 2005––seemingly from another place and time––dosing audiences with hypnotic performances built upon swirling guitar sounds, otherworldly drones, fuzzed-out pop melodies, and dreamy vocal harmonies. As reviews of their first shows drew comparisons to My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, Yo