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Music, Hear This Skerik's Bandalabra: Show Preview

Skerik's Bandalabra: Show Preview

A resurgence of interest in Afrobeat music in recent years has produced a Broadway show about Fela Kuti, revived long-retired West African bands, and produced a slew of new, Afrobeat-inspired bands. The four-piece Bandalabra conjures elements of Afrobeat — complex…
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Music, Hear This Skatalites: Show Preview

Skatalites: Show Preview

During the revolutionary '60s, the Skatalites first proselytized "Freedom Sound," a positive-vibration combo of groovy beats, soulful horns, and improvised solos. Their breezy international approach to dance music fused island sounds like calypso with American R&B. Hardcore Bob Marley fans…
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Calendar, Night&Day 77 Going On 17

77 Going On 17

Pacifica Tribune columnist Lynn Ruth Miller started warming up for her comedy gig at the age of 67, with the release of an autobiographical novel about her eating disorders. Because there’s nothing funnier than bulimia, tyrannical mothers, and failed marriages.…
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Best of San Francisco, Bars & Clubs

Best Bar to Sit Out the Opening Act

Everyone knows the Fillmore is one of this country's premier venues to take in a show. But any concert veteran knows openers can be hit or miss, and drinks at the Fillmore might not be cheap enough to get you…
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Dining, SFoodie A Guide to San Francisco's Concert Hall Food

A Guide to San Francisco's Concert Hall Food

Let's face it -- concerts just aren't as fun if you're hungry and thinking about Hot Pockets the whole time. Indeed, even the Bay Citizen has noticed an increased interest in how food and music can go together quite nicely.…
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Music, All Shook Down Music Links: Debunking the Kreayshawn Myth, Battlehooch Live, A B & the Sea Pics, and More

Music Links: Debunking the Kreayshawn Myth, Battlehooch Live, A B & the Sea Pics, and More

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Dining, SFoodie Boom Boom Room's Ginger and Wasabe (No Typo)

Boom Boom Room's Ginger and Wasabe (No Typo)

We would normally go somewhere like the Boom Boom Room to hear music, not to be turned on to a new drink we like, but we learned this week that the late blues legend John Lee Hooker's Fillmore institution is…
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Music, All Shook Down Born to Rock--Literally

Born to Rock--Literally

Uriah Duffy was named after '70s rawk band Uriah Heep; his bother is reportedly named Yes, though there's no truth to the rumor his second cousin is named Jethro Tull. He's also the Bay Area's most badd-ass, best-kept secret.…
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Music, All Shook Down SF Weekly Profiles Wil Blades, Berkeley Hammond B-3 Badass

SF Weekly Profiles Wil Blades, Berkeley Hammond B-3 Badass

(Ed's note: Due to overwork and anomie, we totally slept on this excellent piece by Ronnie Reese of Wax Poetics, talking to Berkeley, CA's Wil Blades, who's new album just came out, and who had a show at the…
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