Free Shows: Too $hort • BLVD • Rachael Yamagata • Anya Kvitka & The GetDown

Ready to witness live music at it’s best this week in the Bay Area?

WIN FREE TICKETS to these kick-ass shows:

  • Too $hort @ The New Parish – Friday 6/21
  • BLVD @ The Independent – Saturday 6/22
  • Rachael Yamagata @ Great American Music Hall – Saturday 6/22
  • Anya Kvitka & The GetDown @ Great American Music Hall – 6/20


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Enter to win tickets to these shows by submitting your full name, email address & by choosing the show you would like to attend in the dropdown. All contests end Thursday, June 20 at Noon. Winners will be notified via email on Thursday. Enter as many contests as you would like (Click “Go Back” and try for a different show after you enter once).

Anya Kvitka & The GetDown
Great American Music hall ~ Thursday 6/20

Local up-and-comer Anya Kvitka and her band The GetDown will be co-headlining GAMH on Thursday, June 20th with Sacramento’s Jonny Craig, and they are both promising artists. Anya was at Slim’s recently, supporting Ryan Leslie, and she was a big hit. Anya Kvitka jumbles funk, hip hop, jazz and rock into tasty mix – be sure to check it out Thursday night!

For fans of: The Fugees, Thievery Corporation, St. Vincent

Too $hort
The New Parish ~ Friday 6/21

Todd Anthony Shaw, better known by the stage name Too $hort, is a legendary local rapper who started his career at the age of fourteen in East Oakland. Too $hort has sold about 11 million albums in the US alone with 18 albums released and an average of 600,000 copies per album – enough said. Check this one out Friday.

For fans of: Three-6 Mafia, Master p, Juvenile

The Independent ~ Saturday 6/22

If you like EDM and jambands, then BLVD is the show for you this week. BLVD is no stranger to The Independent in Sf, as they play the famed venue annually, but this show marks BLVD’s 10-Year Anniversary!

For fans of: Umphrey’s McGee, STS9, Lotus

Rachael Yamagata
Great American Music Hall ~ Saturday 6/22

Rachael Yamagata, aka ‘the troubadour of heartbreak’, has chops beyond her years. Her sound is dark and confessional, yet still sweat and easy on the ears. If you’re looking for a show to hold hands with your SO, this is the one for you this week.

For fans of: PJ Harvey, Nick Cave, Mazzy Star

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