Show Alert and Giveaway: River City Extension & The Drowning Men @ The Satellite 6/15 & Bottom of the Hill 6/16

Monday giving you the blues? No worries, Rabbits! We have TWO — that’s right TWO — ticket giveaways for you this week. River City Extension and The Drowning Men are coming through California on tour, and Rabbits Black is your only place to win tickets to both their LA and SF shows. Find out a bit about these budding artists, and check out how to win a pair of tickets to see River City Extension and The Drowning Men at The Satellite in Los Angeles on Friday, June 15, and Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco on Saturday, June 16.

San Francisco natives Two Gallants will perform Outside Lands 2012

Outside Lands Primer: Part 2 (of 12) – Two Gallants

In the second installment of Rabbits Black’s Outside Lands primer, we turn to San Francisco natives, Two Gallants. Four years after the festival’s premier, Adam Stephens and Tyson Vogel return to the Speedway Meadow. The duo hasn’t released a new record since the first Outside Lands, but Two Gallants are not a band you should write off. Their intricate songwriting and powerfully dynamic stage presence are the result of a decades-long friendship. Find out more about their history together after the jump. (more…)

SAVOY hit the Great American Music Hall on 5/11

Savoy talks to Rabbits (An Interview)

Savoy are getting ready to embark on their Wet Bandit Run, which passes through San Francisco on May 11, and Los Angeles on May 12 for the release party for We Are The Sun. The band has been busy working through collaborations and creating new music. Mike Kelly of Savoy recently sat down with Rabbits Black to give a little bit of insight into the band’s mysterious background. (more…)

Josh Tillman has a new solo project, Father John Misty

Show Alert: Father John Misty w/ Har Mar Superstar @ Bottom of the Hill 5/5

After almost four years keeping the beat for Fleet Foxes, J. Tillman has embarked on his own career with Father John Misty. His new album, Fear Fun, was released yesterday on Sub Pop records. And he’s taking this new show on the road, hitting Los Angeles on Friday, May 4, and San Francisco on Saturday, May 5. A musical departure from the harmonic folk-pop Fleet Foxes put on the map, Father John Misty brings a brooding bluesy, country-leaning act.


Blind Pilot hit The Fillmore and The Fonda in Summer 2012 Tour

Show Alert: Blind Pilot @ The Fillmore SF 7/6 & The Fonda LA 7/7

Only eight months after their unforgettable performance at the Great American Music Hall, Blind Pilot are back with another tour for 2012! In addition to playing Bonnaroo and Sasquach, Blind Pilot will hit venues all over the nation, including The Fillmore in San Francisco and The Fonda in Los Angeles. Rabbits Black has been captivated by Blind Pilot’s catchy blend of indie folk since the release of their debut album, 3 Rounds And A Sound. Blind Pilot are not a band to miss, and their live show is an experience unto itself. Don’t miss this chance to catch Blind Pilot’s live performance. (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…)

Live Review: Refused @ The Warfield 4/18

What frequency are you getting? Is it noise or sweet, sweet music? We’re all dressed up, we’ve got somewhere to go! Refused party program! Boredom won’t get me tonight! CAN I SCREAM?! Refused are NOT fucking dead—and their show at the Warfield in San Francisco last night proved it. After a 14-year respite, the band is back despite their manifesto to the contrary. Even with the lapsed time, Dennis Lyxzen, David Sandstrom, Kristofer Steen, Jon Brannstrom, and Magnus Flagge still bring 100% to the stage. (more…)