Show Alert: The Hoot Hoots @ Thee Parkside 6/14 – TONIGHT

No plans for Thursday night? Need something fun to kick off your weekend? Rabbits Black has you covered! The Hoot Hoots will be bringing their brand of fuzzy power pop to San Francisco at Thee Parkside TONIGHT in support of their new album, Appetite for Distraction, which is available now. Supporting The Hoot Hoots tonight are Bay Area locals and favorites Sugar Candy Mountain, Owl Paws, and Upstairs Downstairs. (more…)

Live Review: CocoRosie @ The Rio Theatre (Santa Cruz) 6/7

Guest post by Ali

Eclectic would be the best way to describe the musical style of the sibling duo known as CocoRosie. The musically-adventurous sisters use unlikely vocal and instrumental combinations to create a truly unique experience. Bianca “Coco” and Sierra “Rosie” Casady, who formed the group in 2003, each add different elements to their distinct sound, completely complementing one another. (more…)

Electric Guest to play San Francisco Outside Lands Festival

Outside Lands Primer: Part 3 (of 12) – Electric Guest

In this day and age of digital dissemination of information, it’s rare to find any music act so shrouded in mystery as the LA-based duo Electric Guest. Their website, although visually striking, doesn’t divulge much besides their current or future whereabouts. In this week’s primer, we tell you what you need to know about the mysterious twosome who will be gracing the stage of Outside Lands with their particular brand of soulful synthetic pop. (more…)

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Show Alert: The Jesus And Mary Chain @ The Fillmore SF 6/14 & Hollywood Park 6/15

The Jesus and Mary Chain are making their way through California this month, with two very awesome opportunities to see them perform live.  San Francisco is being graced with a Fillmore performance on the 14th, and Los Angeles gets a very different setting with Hollywood Park (yes, those race tracks you’ve hear about) and an outside show.  Ticket info after the jump, for what looks like only a handful of shows from The Jesus and Mary Chain. (more…)

SAVOY hit the Great American Music Hall on 5/11

Show Alert & Ticket Giveaway: SAVOY @ Great American Music Hall 5/11

Get excited, Bay Area! US-born-and-bred SAVOY are headlining Great American Music Hall. Gray Smith, Ben Eberdt, and Michael Kelly are bringing their intense live production on a short road trip as part of their Wet Bandit Run 2012, hitting Portland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Hit the jump to find out more about this EDM trio and how you can win a pair of tickets to their show at Great American Music Hall on Friday, May 11. (more…)

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Show Alert: Zodiac Death Valley w/ Mark Matos & Os Beaches, Little Owl @ Rickshaw Stop 6/1

San Francisco’s very own Zodiac Death Valley has a local show scheduled for early June that you will want to mark on your calendars.  Playing the Rickshaw Stop with Mark Matos & Os Beaches, and Little Owl.  If you haven’t been to the Rickshaw Stop yet, this is a perfect opportunity to check out one of San Francisco’s hidden gems.  Located on Van Ness, the Rickshaw exudes San Francisco’s intimate music culture and is an homage to the rich rock n’ roll history of the city.  Ticket info and some Zodiac Death Valley music for you after the jump. (more…)