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DJ Orb

DJ Orb

July 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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DJ Orb spins funky, filthy vinyl for you all night long!

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DJ Eva Von Slut

DJ Eva Von Slut

July 2 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Ultimate hessian jams, euro punk, stoner rock, metal, sludge and thrash from Ms. Slut!

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Male Gaze (members of Mayyors, Blasted Canyons), Thunders (Chicago), Pat Thomas (of Cool Ghouls)

Male Gaze (members of Mayyors, Blasted Canyons), Thunders (Chicago), Pat Thomas (of Cool Ghouls)

July 3 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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MALE GAZE “In the case of Male Gaze, we’ve got Mark Kaiser (Mayyors), Adam Cimino (The Mall) and Matt Jones (Blasted Canyons) all conspiring to bring sweaty basement shows back to San Francisco and make sure that if you don’t have tinnitus by now, you soon will. Blankets of fuzz and dirty cymbal splashes rush […]

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The Old Firm Casuals, Pressure Point, Roadside Bombs — 5:00PM EARLY SHOW!! ADV. TIX NOW ON SALE! Bar opens at 1:00pm, free BBQ at 2pm (while supplies last)!!

The Old Firm Casuals, Pressure Point, Roadside Bombs — 5:00PM EARLY SHOW!! ADV. TIX NOW ON SALE! Bar opens at 1:00pm, free BBQ at 2pm (while supplies last)!!

July 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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THE OLD FIRM CASUALS The Old Firm Casuals are an American street punk/Oi! band from San Francisco, California. PRESSURE POINT Sacramento street punk. ROADSIDE BOMBS ADVANCE TICKET LINK HERE!

The Chuckleberries, Thunderroads (Japan, ex-Accel) — LATE SHOW!

The Chuckleberries, Thunderroads (Japan, ex-Accel) — LATE SHOW!

July 4 @ 10:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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THE CHUCKLEBERRIES The Chuckleberries are just what we need. The members are long time rock and roll royalty. Singer/drummer Russell Quan is perhaps most famous for his work with The Mummies (formed in 1988), but he also rocks with his long-haired, vest-wearin’ Deutschband The Dukes of Hamburg. He is also often spotted around town doing […]

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Balms, Couches, No Maps, Drivers

Balms, Couches, No Maps, Drivers

July 5 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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BALMS SF shoegaze. COUCHES Party pop rock. NO MAPS Devotional rock from San Jose DRIVERS

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DJ Swiftumz

DJ Swiftumz

July 6 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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San Francisco’s inimitable pop rock genius Swiftumz will be behind the decks tonight!

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THE GIZMOS, Dancer — adv. tix on sale until 5:00pm day of show.

THE GIZMOS, Dancer — adv. tix on sale until 5:00pm day of show.

July 7 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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THE GIZMOS Check out this show preview in The Bay Bridged The Gizmos were a protopunk band from Bloomington Ohio. In late ’77 the band broke up, and formed a newer powerpop version of the Gizmos. This version of the group released one EP, “Hoosier Hysteria”. When Dale Lawrence and Billy Nightshade took over the […]

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DJ Bonnie Danger

DJ Bonnie Danger

July 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Expect to hear the Monks, Cramps, King Khan, the Sonics and the like, come on out and do the Little Latin Lupe Lu!

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Mashi Mashi co-presents Swahili (Portland), Li Xi, Disappearing People

Mashi Mashi co-presents Swahili (Portland), Li Xi, Disappearing People

July 9 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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SWAHILI Portland’s Swahili shed their mysterious black cloaks to step out in colorful regalia, shimmering with fabric woven from the global pop world. Inspired by cavernous dub, late ’70s space disco, and moody post-punk, Swahili’s new material is a swirling merge of the band’s refined heightened sensibilities towards electronic music and lessons learned from six […]

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Skyscraper Mori, Safeword, Identical Homes

Skyscraper Mori, Safeword, Identical Homes

July 10 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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SKYSCRAPER MORI Ambient instrumental post-rock from Oakland. SAFEWORD Bass/drum duo from Oakland. IDENTICAL HOMES Identical Homes is the electronic/post rock child of Daniel McKenzie from the critically acclaimed band, The Rum Diary, as well as Shuteye Unison and Built for the Sea. On stage, Daniel is joined by Jake Krohn (Shuteye Unison, The Action Design) […]

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Violent Change, Civil Union (NZ), Michael Beach, Legs

Violent Change, Civil Union (NZ), Michael Beach, Legs

July 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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VIOLENT CHANGE Strangely out of time yet more raw, real, and now than anything else. Violent Change is a melodic, art-damaged, deeply affecting band as influenced by UK ’77 punk and Killed By Death comps as it is by GUIDED BY VOICES and early BEE GEES. CIVIL UNION (NZ) “A doomy shroud of doomy-gloom surrounds […]

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See Minus, Lozen (Tacoma), Qui (LA), Hazzard’s Cure

See Minus, Lozen (Tacoma), Qui (LA), Hazzard’s Cure

July 12 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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SEE MINUS A little below average rock and roll. Blue collar grunge. LOZEN Hard rock metal duo from Tacoma, WA. QUI Rock duo from Los Angeles, CA. HAZZARD’S CURE “epic blackened stoner thrash”

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Wuv, Dennis, Bad History Month, Dust From 1000 Years

Wuv, Dennis, Bad History Month, Dust From 1000 Years

July 13 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm

WUV DENNIS BAD HISTORY MONTH DUST FROM 1000 YEARS

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DJ Omar (Popscene, Club Leisure, Sixxteen, etc.)

DJ Omar (Popscene, Club Leisure, Sixxteen, etc.)

July 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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SF legend DJ Omar is spinning for us tonight, 9pm-2am!

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A Sunny Day in Glasgow (Philadelphia), Cruel Summer, Swiftumz — SOLD OUT, THANKS!

A Sunny Day in Glasgow (Philadelphia), Cruel Summer, Swiftumz — SOLD OUT, THANKS!

July 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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A SUNNY DAY IN GLASGOW (Philadelphia) “Uncanny psychedelic pop” – Pitchfork CRUEL SUMMER San Francisco’s “jangle darlings” are reminiscent the mid-to late 80′s C86 and SARAH sound, they have also been compared to 4AD’s hazy early 90′s catalog. SWIFTUMZ “These are at the threshold of tooth decay but striking enough in their scope that you […]

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Bill Baird, Dirty Pillows, Motor Inn — Sweat Lodge canceled due to injury

Bill Baird, Dirty Pillows, Motor Inn — Sweat Lodge canceled due to injury

July 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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BILL BAIRD DIRTY PILLOWS MOTOR INN

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Sporting Life, J. Kick & Rent Control (w/Jason from Maus Haus), The Y-Axes

Sporting Life, J. Kick & Rent Control (w/Jason from Maus Haus), The Y-Axes

July 17 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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SPORTING LIFE Sporting Life is a San Francisco rock band with an appreciation for short tunes, fine haberdashery, & the teenaged, privileged bad guy from every 80′s movie. J. KICK & RENT CONTROL Jason from Maus Haus. THE Y-AXES Pop music from the future.

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Run Amok, Parachute on Fire, High & Tight

Run Amok, Parachute on Fire, High & Tight

July 18 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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RUN AMOK PARACHUTE ON FIRE Reminiscent of the positive punk rock bay area sound of the 90′s mixed with numbers that are more Suicidal meets Hot Water. HIGH & TIGHT garage punk, california skate rock, street punk

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Magik Markers (Drag City), CCR Headcleaner, Jackie O. Motherfucker — ADV. TIX ON SALE

Magik Markers (Drag City), CCR Headcleaner, Jackie O. Motherfucker — ADV. TIX ON SALE

July 19 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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MAGIK MARKERS Magik Markers stop worrying and learn how to love the bomp. Their beautiful longing world unbound — next-level explurgations in a pop music eye. Truly American music. (Drag City bio) “Magic Markers started in New England, took over the joint with a double guitar attack (one detuned into a bass, the other attacked […]

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Floating Goat, Venomous Maximus (TX), Hornss — 5:30pm EARLY SHOW, FIRST BAND AT 6:00PM!!

Floating Goat, Venomous Maximus (TX), Hornss — 5:30pm EARLY SHOW, FIRST BAND AT 6:00PM!!

July 20 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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FLOATING GOAT Formed in San Francisco in 2001, Floating Goat set out to incite fist shaking, head banging and hell raising. Guitarist Chris Corona and Drummer Aaron Barrett were soon joined by bassist Ian Petitpren to to round out an explosive, heavy power trio with melodic sensibility and dynamic song structure driven by honest raw […]

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DJ Sikk Laffter (of Skate Laws)

DJ Sikk Laffter (of Skate Laws)

July 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Well, yapple dapple! It’s DJ Sikk Laffter, back behind the decks at the Hemlock, playing skate rock jamz all night for your pleasure…

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DJ Cougar

DJ Cougar

July 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Campisi’s behind the decks tonight, playing stuff on SST, T&G, and AmRep, plus some GBV, MBV, ELO, PIL, OMD, GNR, etc. Come on down or you’ll be SOL!

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Forgotten Gods, Old Man Wizard, Blackwülf

Forgotten Gods, Old Man Wizard, Blackwülf

July 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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FORGOTTEN GODS (San Jose) Metal doom metal rock metal stoner OLD MAN WIZARD Progressive heavy rock. Blackwülf Melodic but hard-riffin’ doom from Oakland. Bang your head to this cool, crunching metal and savour the hints of 70s/vintage rock.” – Doom Metal Heaven

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Annie Girl and the Flight, Split Screens

Annie Girl and the Flight, Split Screens

July 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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ANNIE GIRL AND THE FLIGHT “Engrossing, mysterious …heightened and hypnotic.” – Sylvie Simmons, MOJO album of the month March 2013 “It’s her absolute lack of showiness, her refusal to be anything other than exactly what she is, and her tendency to attract the entire room’s focus and energy not in spite of but because of […]

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FACE-MELT FRIDAY!!! Life Stinks, Hank Wood and the Hammerheads, Bad Daddies (rec. rel.), Quaaludes, Violence Creeps, Blazing Eye — 6:00PM!!!! ADV. TIX ON SALE!!

FACE-MELT FRIDAY!!! Life Stinks, Hank Wood and the Hammerheads, Bad Daddies (rec. rel.), Quaaludes, Violence Creeps, Blazing Eye — 6:00PM!!!! ADV. TIX ON SALE!!

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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LIFE STINKS As Robvertogo of Terminal Boredom wrote, LIFE STINKS is “San Francisco’s last punk band.” Firmly standing in the puddle created by Crime, Flipper, Fang, and the Fuck-Ups, Life Stinks is the proper negative reaction to the rapid take over of San Francisco by cyber douchebags. Cool, dark, bad attitude with a groove (and […]

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M.O.T.O., Sharp Objects, The Boars

M.O.T.O., Sharp Objects, The Boars

July 26 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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M.O.T.O. Proto-Lo-Fi Caveman Pop – Homemade Rock ‘n’ Roll SHARP OBJECTS THE BOARS

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Catapult the Dead, Sea of Bones — 5:00pm early show

Catapult the Dead, Sea of Bones — 5:00pm early show

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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CATAPULT THE DEAD A bleak journey into the deep realms of darkness hidden in the human psyche. Catapult the Dead plays the soundtrack to your own self destruction. SEA OF BONES Atmospheric sludge is even bleaker than Neurosis’. The only color is shades of black. ION Atmospheric Black Metal three piece from San Francisco CA, […]

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Porchlight Open Door

Porchlight Open Door

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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 […]

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DJ Classic Bar Music

DJ Classic Bar Music

July 29 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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CBM, gettin’ noice & classy with the party time jamz all nite long!

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Exhausted Prayer (LA), Infinite Waste, Cyanic

Exhausted Prayer (LA), Infinite Waste, Cyanic

July 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm

EXHAUSTED PRAYER The worst of all possible worlds. INFINITE WASTE CYANIC

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Adam Widener, Those Howlings (Austin), Jet Trash

Adam Widener, Those Howlings (Austin), Jet Trash

July 31 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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ADAM WIDENER THOSE HOWLINGS (Austin) JET TRASH

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