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March 2015
$8

FACE MELT FRIDAY! Eternal Tapestry (Thrill Jockey, Portland), Life Coach, Heron Oblivion — show over by 11pm!

Friday, March 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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ETERNAL TAPESTRY (PDX) Portland, Oregon’s sonic explorers Eternal Tapestry have always had a feeling of interplay between their impressionistic music and the dense forests that surround their hometown, but on their newest album, Wild Strawberries, they take that naturalistic inspiration to a new level. Wild Strawberries is a massive double album, which was recorded in a secluded cabin under the shadow of Mount Hood in Zigzag, OR. The album is thick with the lysergic leads that populated their earlier releases,…

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FREE

“Party 2 Death” w/ DJs Party Pablo & Nerd Rage – 11pm til close

Friday, March 27 @ 11:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Every month on the fourth Friday
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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DJs Party Pablo & Nerd Rage bring you 90s joints all night long…

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8 adv./$10 door

Creepers, King Woman, Mother Room, Foie Gras — adv. tickets on sale

Saturday, March 28 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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CREEPERS Members of White Cloud and Deafheaven. KING WOMAN “As soon as “Dove” begins its downward descent, the fall from heaven is heard like a tape-recorded choir delivering a benediction for mass. The pipe organ undertones come through like bellowing growls, grumbled from the bowels of beasts and creatures of the unseen. Kristina appoints a soft-saw-swinging guitar chord pattern, anointed by her hushed, but engulfing, whisper. The harmonic signals of danger are sung, inviting a tone patterned after the foreboding…

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$8

Hungry Ghost (w/Sara of Unwound), Martha’s Vineyard Ferries (members of Shellac and Come), Meercaz

Sunday, March 29 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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HUNGRY GHOST Hungry Ghost, a Portland rock duo, was born of decades long friendships and mutual admiration. Stewed and simmered in the cauldrons of Olympia post-punk & Portland experimentalism, Hungry Ghost is Sara Lund (Unwound) on drums, Andrew Price (Irving Klaw Trio) on guitar, and the formerly featuring Lorca Wood (The Drags) on bass. Masterfully produced by PacNW legend Sam Coomes (Quasi, Heatmiser, Elliot Smith, Pink Mountain, Crock, etc), who also contributes guest keyboards on the album, these recordings manage…

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$5

Porchlight Open Door

Monday, March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the last Monday until April 27, 2015
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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PORCHLIGHT OPEN DOOR Porchlight Open Door is a small stage open mic event launched by Porchlight in September 2009. Storytellers add their names to a sign-up sheet, receive a free drink, and then have five minutes to spiel on the monthly theme. The evening’s top storyteller, as chosen by a random audience member, receives $50 in cold, hard, United States greenbacks, a bag of hot nuts, and a pound of coffee from local roaster Nomadic Ground Storytelling has never been…

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FREE

DJ Rymodee – 10pm til close

Monday, March 30 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Every month on the last Monday
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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Rymodee digs playing everything from Dead Moon to Kiss for your listening enjoyment.

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$10

Peach Kelli Pop, Pookie and the Poodlez, The Cocktails, Dancer!! Doors at 7:30pm, first band at 8pm. ADV. TIX ON SALE!

Tuesday, March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 11:55 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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PEACH KELLI POP “Miminalist bubblegum/pre-Chysalis Blondie/Japanese cartoon pop/zero-grit sandpaper punk perfection! PKP is more thrilling than PCP!” -Roctober “Best lo-fi punk popper going now!” -Goner Recs POOKIE AND THE POODLEZ BOYZ AND GRRRLZ LOTZ OF CURLZ! COCKTAILS Cocktails sound more like a frosty, cheap beer on a sweaty summer day than some pretentious potion stirred up by a mixologist, a badge of honor the San Francisco quintet proudly sports. With their debut long player in hand (Adult Life out June…

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April 2015
$7

Buzzmutt, The Ukiah Drag (Tampa, Providence)

Wednesday, April 1 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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BUZZMUTT THE UKIAH DRAG (Providence RI) “This is the type of music that you would make if you poked out the eye of an alligator with a PVC pipe when you were a child, and then your outlaw biker father came outside and killed it with a .30-30 Winchester rifle.” – Noisey

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$6

Pile (Boston), Couches, Wag, Friends w/o Benefits

Thursday, April 2 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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Post punk/hardcore rippers PILE from the East Coast will be touring heavy on their brand new album “You’re Better Than This”. This will be local slackers COUCHES tour homecoming show. Sweethearts WAG will be supporting and prankster punks FRIENDS W/O BENEFITS will kick the night off at 9pm. Be there!!! PILE (Boston) COUCHES WAG FRIENDS W/O BENEFITS

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$7

FACE MELT FRIDAY! Flesh World, Group Rhoda, Bézier, DJ’ing by Pyramid Records — doors 7:30pm, show over by 11pm!

Friday, April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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FLESH WORLD “San Francisco, CA’s Flesh World plays ice-soaked punk led by dark and infectious guitar flourishes and a just-under-the-surface pop sensibility. ” GROUP RHODA Group Rhoda is a solo project from San Francisco. It is an attempt at dealing with opposition, sharpening intuition, following instincts and turning ideas into actions. It exists under the influence of repetition, bad habits, fear, machines of decades past, the tropics, transient sounds, hazy recollections, light, color, the desolate worlds around me and the…

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