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‘Once In A Lifetime’ Marathon Dance Party To Transform The Old Mint

‘Once In A Lifetime’ Marathon Dance Party To Transform The Old Mint

This time last year, there was an exciting shake-up at The Old Mint. The city pulled the previous custodians for dragging their feet on renovations and sought out new stewardship for the San Francisco relic and nationally recognized landmark. Now, The Old Mint’s exciting new operators are some of the Bay…

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Q&A: Ben Bridwell from Band of Horses Discusses New Album, Coffee & Upcoming SF Show

Q&A: Ben Bridwell from Band of Horses Discusses New Album, Coffee & Upcoming SF Show

Indie rockers Band of Horses is currently on tour in support of Why Are You OK?, the band’s fifth studio album released back in June. They are set to play an upcoming performance at The Masonic on Wednesday, August 24. Band of Horses originally formed in…

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Indie Folk Singer-Songwriter Andy Cabic of Vetiver: SF Life & Upcoming Show at the Chapel

Indie Folk Singer-Songwriter Andy Cabic of Vetiver: SF Life & Upcoming Show at the Chapel

San Francisco indie folk group Vetiver continues to make waves in the Bay Area with recent show dates including an acoustic performance by the band’s singer-songwriter Andy Cabic, alongside Tim Bluhm (The Mother Hips) at the Sweetwater Music Hall, plus an opening slot for Iron and Wine…

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Just Announced: Sofi Tukker to Support Manila Killa at 1015 Folsom this Friday

Just Announced: Sofi Tukker to Support Manila Killa at 1015 Folsom this Friday

We were already through-the-roof excited for this Friday’s Manila Killa set at 1015 Folsom. Now we’re on the moon with the latest announcement that New York-based electronic duo, SOFI TUKKER, has been added to the bill. Manila Killa is a Filipino electronic producer, now based in Washington…

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Q&A: Claude VonStroke talks Dirtybird Campout & this Weekend’s BBQ on Treasure Island

Q&A: Claude VonStroke talks Dirtybird Campout & this Weekend’s BBQ on Treasure Island

By now, the constituents of the American house music label, Dirtybird Records, are an internationally recognized force. They’ve crystallized prominence where they’re rooted—LA and San Francisco—and they’ve been very well received on dance floors from Detroit to Brooklyn to Berlin. For little more than a…

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Outside Lands 2016 in Review: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, The Muppets & More

Outside Lands 2016 in Review: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, The Muppets & More

When Outside Lands released their 2016 lineup there were rumblings of disappointment—moreso compared to years past, which included Sir Paul McCartney, Tom Petty, Kanye West, Black Keys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Neil Young, Foo Fighters, and Stevie Wonder—just to name a few. Radiohead just…

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Lineup Medley Announcements (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Lineup Medley Announcements (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

Hot on the heels of the conclusion of Outside Lands, the next music festival in Golden Gate Park is just around the corner. Organizers behind the free and BYOB Hardly Strictly Bluegrass have started to release the lineup for the 16th annual festival through their…

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20 Bands and DJs Performing in The Bay during Outside Lands Festival

20 Bands and DJs Performing in The Bay during Outside Lands Festival

One major benefit to hosting a large music festival like Outside Lands is the multitude of live shows also happening locally. Each  year, many artists who travel here for the multi-day event will book additional shows while fans are also in town for the weekend….

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Dirtybird Campout Lineup Announced

Dirtybird Campout Lineup Announced

After overwhelming inaugural success last year, San Francisco house music label Dirtybird has released the full lineup for its 2nd annual Dirtybird Campout.  This three-day festival located at the Oak Canyon Park in Southern California brings a stacked lineup of underground house music, as well…

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Interview with Sam Tiba of Club Cheval (Bromance Records), From Paris to SF

Interview with Sam Tiba of Club Cheval (Bromance Records), From Paris to SF

French electronic group and art collective, Club Cheval, have an upcoming show at the Mezzanine on July 30 in support of their debut album Discipline, released earlier this year on Bromance Records, run by fellow countryman, Brodinski. The group hails from Paris and consist of…

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A Detroit City Showcase Curated by Heron Arts, Inner State Gallery & Matthew Dear (Ghostly International)

A Detroit City Showcase Curated by Heron Arts, Inner State Gallery & Matthew Dear (Ghostly International)

Heron Arts’ upcoming show, The Detroiter, will introduce an eclectic selection of artists, largely with ties to Detroit (nicknamed the Motor City), against a backdrop of electronic acts curated by Matthew Dear’s label, Ghostly International, on Saturday, July 30th. The Detroiter is the second collaborative gallery-exhibit-gone-block-party…

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Jeff Whitmore (Public Works & Mighty) Discusses the Latest from Cutting-Edge Music & Arts Venue, The Midway

Jeff Whitmore (Public Works & Mighty) Discusses the Latest from Cutting-Edge Music & Arts Venue, The Midway

Thirty paces north of the Illinois-Marin St. crossing, I stood mesmerized by a slender-faced carnival barker with ghostly complexion. Deathly still in a red and black pinstripe suit, the pale figure stares down from beneath the brim of his topper—a hat twice the size of…

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