The Sam Chase

04 Jan 2021

Top 20 Bay Area Bands of 2020

2020 was not the year we planned for, but it was the year we got. It was a hard year for those considered “non essential” … however, these bands still managed to create and release new music during a pandemic.

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02 Nov 2020

5 New Protest Songs from Bay Area Bands to Fuel the Revolution

Well, it’s time for the most divisive, tumultuous, and significant presidential election in modern American history, we’re in the midst of a massively destructive global pandemic, fires are still burning across the state, and we still can’t get smoke-free air in the Bay. So, needless to say, you’re stressed out

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

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20 Jan 2020

Top 20 Bay Area Bands of 2019

I have a love-hate relationship with creating TOP 20 playlists of local bands. On one hand, the playlist becomes my favorite thing to listen to for the next year. Additionally, it makes it super easy for me to recommend bands to friends. I also love posting a link to the playlist in my friend’s Facebook feeds when they say, “tired of my music, I need a new playlist.”

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04 Jan 2017

Top 20 Bay Area Bands of 2016

If you weren’t listening to these hot Bay Area bands in 2016 you can fix that in 2017.

The year has come to an end … some might say finally, while other is may be wishing for a couple more days. Everybody is focused on what will happen in 2017 but for just a second longer I would like to celebrate 20 bands that released epic songs in 2016.

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28 Apr 2016

The Sam Chase’s Great White Noise

Album Review By Shimmy Boyle Hold onto your butts!  Folk rock darlings The Sam Chase & The Untraditional have done it again. Their latest release, Great White Noise, is by turns a raucous barnstormer of an album, a gritty meditation rife with nostalgia, and a coldly burning manifesto of political

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31 Jul 2015

The Sam Chase to Open OutsideLands – Calls Out Mumford & Sons…

The Band that Outside Lands is calling “an avalanche; picking up speed” is opening the festival August 7th, calling out Mumford, & Sons on their backroom horse trading, and giving us the ‘tell all’ we were looking for

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08 Jul 2015

The Hardly Strictly Music Series At The Contemporary Jewish Museum

Every third Thursday our friends at the Contemporary Jewish Museum will be putting on a show.  This time The Sam Chase will be performing live, and it’s all for a mere $5.  Honestly this may be the best deal you’ll get in the city this month. In honor of one of San Francisco’s

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22 Jun 2015

A Love Song To San Francisco

Brand Spankin’ New music video by The Sam Chase – ‘I Sold My Soul To The City‘ just released this morning.  A whiskey filled ballad featuring good looking tattoos, women, and the iconic Roxy Theater.  I first got to see The Sam Chase at Broke-Ass Stuart’s Bar Mitzvah where they held court for more than

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