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Tuesday, May 22

Win Tix: Cat Pierce: Fresh & Emotionally Eclectic Pop | Rickshaw Stop
Tuesday, May 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
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Cat Pierce, formerly of The Pierces, has begun to carve out a name for herself as a solo artist.
> Get Tickets – $10 Adv / $12 Door
She has gone on to have her own success with her song “You Belong To Me” featured on the …

Wednesday, May 23

Win Tix: Anchor’s Springtime Beer Tasting | SF
Wednesday, May 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Anchor Public Taps
Anchor's Springtime Beer Tasting | SFContest Ended

On May 23rd our brewers are hosting a special seasonal Springtime Beer Tasting. In an intimate group led, attendees will taste their way through a variety of new and limited release beers perfect for spring.
> Get Tickets – $20
Attendees will learn about Anchor’s unique brewing …

Friday, May 25

Win Tix: The San Francisco Open: World’s Best Disc Golfers | Gleneagles Golf Course
Friday, May 25 – 8:00 am | Cost: WIN | Gleneagles Golf Course
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This coming Memorial Day Weekend, fans can watch the world’s best disc golfers compete to be the SFO Champion. The action will unfold at Gleneagles Golf Course in McLaren Park.
> Get Tickets – $10
More than just a tournament, this will be a full-scale festival with …

Win Tix: Indie Rock Band Frontman: Kevin Barnes | Swedish American Hall
Friday, May 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall
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Singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter for the indie rock group of Montreal, part of the Elephant 6 Collective. The band is identified as part of the Elephant 6 collective.
> Get Tickets – $18 Adv / $22 Door
Founded by frontman Kevin Barnes, Montreal’s musical style has evolved …

Win Tix: Morrissey Birthday Bash & The Smiths Tribute | Rickshaw Stop
Friday, May 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
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Come celebrate Morrissey’s birthday this year at Popscene on Friday, May 25.
> Get Tickets – $13 Adv / $15 Door (18+)
Live set by San Francisco’s seminal Morrissey and Smiths cover band This Charming Band, plus Popscene resident DJs Omar and Aaron Axelsen throwing on lots …

Sunday, May 27

Win Tix: Australian Psych- Rockers: Ocean Alley | The Independent
Sunday, May 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Independent
Australian Psych- Rockers: Ocean Alley | The IndependentEnter to Win

Rock band from the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia. Their style of music has been described as “cruisey psych, rock and reggae fusion”.
> Get Tickets – $13 Adv / $15 Door
With multiple tours across the world in support of the album release this year, Ocean …

Monday, May 28

Win Tix: Rainer Maria: Sweet Indie Rock | Cafe Du Nord
Monday, May 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cafe Du Nord
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Madison, Wisconsin emo trio Rainer Maria emerged in 1995 from the ashes of another poetically inclined local combo, Ezra Pound, reuniting singer/guitarist Kaia Fischer and drummer William Kuehn. Enlisting singer/bassist Caithlin De Marrais.
Get Tickets – $15 Adv / $18 Door (21+)
In its earlier days, the …

Tuesday, May 29

Win Tix: Godspeed You Black Emperor: Experimental Post Rock | Fox Theater
Tuesday, May 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater
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Formed in 1994 in Montreal, Canada, the band has been highly influential within the post-rock genre. Working with orchestrated arrangements, the nine-piece group has created tracks with wide dynamic ranges, a highly evocative use of instrumentation and sounds and uncompromising long form compositions.
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Wednesday, May 30

Win Tix: Rafiq Bhatia: Sonic Electronic & Hiphop | Cafe Du Nord
Wednesday, May 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cafe Du Nord
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New York composer and guitarist, Bhatia’s audacious first album as a producer sets out to challenge existing musical vocabulary with a language of its own.
> Get Tickets – $12 Adv / $14 Door (21+)
His music has been described by the New York Times as “transcending …

Win Tix: Stomp, Clap, Dance Punk Bluegrass: Larry And His Flask | Bottom of the Hill
Wednesday, May 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill
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An American five piece, high energy Rock and Roll band that incorporate elements of Punk, Gypsy Jazz, Folk and Americana music. Some people refer to them as “Folk Punk” or “Punk-Grass”, but regardless of genre classification they strive to bring the party to every crowd.
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Thursday, May 31

Win Tix: Doncat: Rock, Soul & Folk | Rickshaw Stop
Thursday, May 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
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Doncut is Duncan Nielsen, a San Francisco based songwriter and performer with a penchant for rock, soul and folk stylings.
> Get Tickets – $12 Adv / $15 Door
His songs draw from the deep history of California counter-culture music and discuss both the hope and uncertainty …

Thursday, June 7

Win Tix: Philly Psych Rock: Dr. Dog | Fox Theater
Thursday, June 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater
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Pennsylvania-based American rock/psychedelic band. Its lineup consists of Toby Leaman on bass guitar and lead vocals, Scott McMicken on lead guitar and vocals, Frank McElroy on rhythm guitar, Zach Miller on keyboard, Dimitri Manos, and Eric Slick on drums.
> Get Tickets – $29.50
The band’s style …

Win Tix: Broncho: Indie Rock Quartet | The Independent
Thursday, June 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Independent
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Formed in 2010 in Norman, Oklahoma, the current lineup consists of Ryan Lindsey on guitar and vocals, Ben King on guitar, Penny Pitchlynn on bass and Nathan Price on drums. Taking inspiration from early punk acts like the Ramones and the Stooges, and applying liberal amounts …

Thursday, June 21

Win Tix: Pioneers of Ska-Punk: The Specials | Fox Theater
Thursday, June 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater
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Also known as The Special AKA is one of the UK’s most important bands.
> Get Tickets – $42.50
True innovators of the punk era, the Specials began the British ska revival craze, combining the highly danceable ska and rocksteady beat with punk’s energy and attitude, and …

Monday, June 25

Win Tix: Premier Scottish Indie- Pop Band: Belle and Sebastian | Fox Theater
Monday, June 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater
Premier Scottish Indie- Pop Band: Belle and Sebastian | Fox TheaterEnter to Win

Based in Glasgow, Scotland, Belle and Sebastian released their first two albums in 1996 at the peak of the chamber pop movement. Led by Stuart Murdoch, the band has released 9 albums to date. They have re-invented the pop festival, signed to a tiny independent label but …