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May 2017

Beast Fiend, The Porno Riots, Pale Ape — 8pm doors

Sunday, May 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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BEAST FIEND tags: garage punk rock post-hardcore post-punk punk hardcore punk rock California THE PORNO RIOTS tags: death rock garage punk hardcore haunted house punk horror punk punk trauma punk San Francisco PALE APE is a band from Oakland cranking out weirdness since 2011. Singer, guitarist, and songwriter Gabriel J reconstructs his experiences and nightmares working for years in psych wards to create a sound is often heavy and definitely a collision of influences across any genre the 4 piece…

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Hemlock Monday Raffle! 9pm til close

Monday, May 29 @ 9:00 pm
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Monday Raffle
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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Drawing for prizes every half hour! Every drink is a chance to win! Every Monday night from 9pm til close!

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$8

Scott Yoder (of Pharmacy), Blades of Joy, Grace Sings Sludge

Tuesday, May 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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SCOTT YODER Scott Yoder spent his teenage and young adult years with The Pharmacy (Burger, Park The Van Records) touring with bands ranging from Kimya Dawson to Japanther. Now he heads his own solo project band straddling the common vibes of Folk, Glam & Powerpop. His debut LP “Looking Back In Blue” released in March 2016 was followed by 5 weeks in Europe and a string of festivals in the US including Capitol Hill Block Party & Siren Festival. Now…

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$10

Toys That Kill, The Know It Alls, Pale Angels (Wales), Sciatic Nerve

Wednesday, May 31 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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TOYS THAT KILL “Between F.Y.P, Toys That Kill, and Underground Railroad to Candyland, Recess Records label head Todd Congelliere has been churning out classic-style pop punk since 1989, and he’s basically never strayed far at all from that formula. It works, because this stuff never goes out of style and these bands keep coming up with hooks. Sentimental Ward, the latest album by Toys That Kill, is another winner. If you’re uninitiated and unsure of how forever-relevant these guys are,…

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June 2017
FREE!

Melters VIP Club! Melters deejays and more. FREE!!!!

Thursday, June 1 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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MELTERS VIP CLUB “Here’s the last exit on life’s lonely highway, a lonely roadhouse across from the Arco and the KFC about 20 miles out from Cottonwood. It’s been raining all winter but the grass hasn’t quite grown in; there’s a tackle shop down the way but no streams and none of God’s creatures at all for that matter save one turkey vulture slowly circling a ways up above. Still, the lights are bright, cutting a kaleidoscopic ribbon through the…

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FREE!!!

Roundball Rock — live podcast taping! EARLY FREE SHOW! 6pm-7:30pm

Friday, June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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ROUNDBALL ROCK There’s no better time than the NBA Finals being in town than for the first-ever live taping of ROUNDBALL ROCK, the hit podcast discussing and mocking NBA basketball featuring Bleacher Report writer Dave Schilling (Grantland, The Guardian) along with former SF turned LA comedians Joey Devine and Sean Keane.

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$10

Hvvmid, Prism Tats (Anti-), Gentle Spirit — ADV. TIX NOW ON SALE!

Friday, June 2 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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HVVMID Humid is a five-piece all-female rock group from San Francisco including guitarist Margot and former drummer Janice from Silver Shadows, with Florie and Meredith from Vela Eyes. PRISM TATS Using guitars, vocals and sparse electronic elements, Prism Tats pulls from various visual and musical inspirations to create waking dream sub-realities that devastate and elate. GENTLE SPIRIT BROWN PAPER TICKETS ADV. TICKET LINK

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$10

Fracas, The Hip Priests (Nottingham), He Who Cannot Be Named, The Pathogens

Saturday, June 3 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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FRACAS Punk rock band from Oakland. THE HIP PRIESTS The inbred, oversexed, white trash bastard sons of Iggy P, Johnny T, Lemmy & Handsome Dick. An awesome, glorious mess of Rampantly sexual, Souped up, Lubed up, Fucked up, Low Rent, Hot Assed Anthemic Punk Rock ‘n’ Roll. HE WHO CANNOT BE NAMED has been playing punk rock for over 25 years, most of that time with the legendary “Dwarves”. An original member of this San Francisco based combo, he wrote…

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$8

Kind Fall, Crown Larks (Chicago), The Tunnel

Sunday, June 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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KIND FALL New noise rock power trio radness feat. Current and ex members of Painted Bird, Black Caucus, Cruel Summer, and Color TV. RIYL: Flipper, Cows, Hammerhead, Minutemen, AmRep, Touch and Go, etc. CROWN LARKS Polyrhythmic post punk // eccentric noise lullabies // machine-tooled no wave // free jazz-inflected krautrock // PURE CRED // “Crown Larks threw psych-rock, noise music, and free jazz into one pot and stirred until the whole thing combusted.” – Stereogum THE TUNNEL

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Hemlock Monday Raffle! 9pm til close

Monday, June 5 @ 9:00 pm
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Monday Raffle
Hemlock Tavern,
1131 Polk St. , San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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Drawing for prizes every half hour! Every drink is a chance to win! Every Monday night from 9pm til close!

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