Emo legends The Get Up Kids returned to San Francisco after three years Sunday, playing Slim’s with new EP Kicker in hand. The concert was an exercise of satisfaction. The Get Up Kids helped to pioneered the emo sound with nostalgia, joy and melancholy. The band is an ideological leader of its subsequent explosion at the outset of the 2000s. […]Read More
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The Changing Face of Drag: Jader’s Otherworldly Drag Busts the Art Form Wide Open (A KQED Arts Series)
The Changing Face of Drag, a KQED Arts story series running June 18–22, spotlights five Bay Area drag artists at the vanguard of their genre, pioneering new styles and evolving the idea of what drag can be. This part of the series shines the spotlight on GAMH’s very own Jader! Jader is a drag performer, […]Read More
Jello Biafra, founder of seminal punk band Dead Kennedys and one of the most influential figures in the Bay Area music scene, burst into the spotlight in 1978 when he unleashed his quivering voice and biting social commentary on the masses with the release of “California Uber Alles,” followed by “Holiday in Cambodia,” on the […]Read More
CBS SF Talks To Brownout’s Beto Martinez About New Public Enemy Tribute (Catch their tribute to Black Sabbath – Brown Sabbath – here at Slim’s this Fri. 6/22!)
The instrumental counterpart of celebrated Grammy Award winning Latin groove ensemble Grupo Fantasma, Austin, TX-based band Brownout has been cultivating a reputation for both fiery live performances and the gritty funk sounds heard on such releases as Homenaje and Aguilas and Cobras that mix heavily fuzzed-out guitars with percolating percussion and intricate horn work reminiscent […]Read More