Local Music

12:40pm

Thu January 22, 2015
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Waters

 

Today's local music is Waters. Their name was inspired by the fact that the band’s founder spent a few summers working on a salmon fishing boat.   

Waters has a show scheduled for Saturday (01.24) at The Independent, in their hometown of San Francisco. Music starts about 9pm.  

12:46pm

Thu January 15, 2015
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Vandella

This is Vandella. You’d think, with a name like that, that they’d be soul group. Well, Motown is one of their influences, but they consider themselves “1970s rock via 1990.”  

Vandella will be headlining Saturday (01.17) at Neck of the Woods, on Clement Street in San Francisco. Doors open at 9pm.  

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4:54pm

Tue January 13, 2015
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Pachuco Cadaver

Pachuco Cadaver plays this weekend's Hardly Strictly Personal in Berkeley.

What do you get when you take a world famous burlesque singer, add members of the brass band Polkacide and the Extra Action Marching Band, mix in a former drummer for the Dead Kennedys, and then give them a Captain Beefheart songbook? This band: Pachuco Cadaver

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10:59am

Tue January 13, 2015
Arts & Culture

Sly & The Family Stone's "Stand!" revisited on Fog City Blues

Next week, 175+ Bay Area musicians will join 5 members of Sly & The Family Stone for UnderCover's encore tribute to the group's landmark album "Stand!" UC Executive Director Lyz Luke joins host Devon Strolovitch live in the studio along with trumpeter Will Magid and members of Bayonics and Tumbleweed Wanderers, as well as special guest Rustee Allen, bassist from Sly & The Family Stone. Fog City Blue

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1:33pm

Mon January 12, 2015
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music : The Tropics

The music you’re hearing is by a San Francisco band called The Tropics. They came upon their name while listening to one of their own songs, “one that suggested the feel of a luau.” 

The Tropics will be warming things up on Friday (01.16) at The Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco. The show starts about 9pm.

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