Rivers Cuomo delights Weezer fans with a rare acoustic performance at Bottom of the Hill

Rivers Cuomo

PHOTOS: The Weezer frontman played a 27-song set that lasted more than two hours and featured special guest Jason Cropper, his former bandmate.

Noise Pop 2017 Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Weyes Blood, Desert Daze Caravan, Kelis & more

Noise Pop 2017 - Weyes Blood & Kelis

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Noise Pop 2017: Celebrating 25 years of Bay Area indie culture

Noise Pop 2017

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We have locked in our top picks for the Bay Area festival’s happy hours, art shows, films and concerts.

Tacocat, The Regrettes let it all hang out in SF

PHOTOS: After an infectious set of garage pop from The Regrettes, Tacocat capped off the night with a frenzied set of “riot grrl” pop punk.

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Noise Pop 2016: Daily picks & flavors of the week

Noise Pop 2016

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: To get you ready for all the Noise Pop festivities throughout the Bay Area, we present our daily picks and flavors of the week.

Palma Violets ignite a crowd-surfing frenzy in SF

Palma Violets

PHOTOS: The riot began early for this show at Bottom of the Hill when Palma Violets bassist Alexander “Chilli” Jesson and lead singer Samuel Fryer joined opening act and New York-based band Public Access T.V.

Peter Matthew Bauer breaks out at Bottom of the Hill

Peter Matthew Bauer

SHOW REVIEW: As the seven-piece band strutted on stage dressed to the nines, it was evident that even with the light turnout, this burgeoning project was here to play its heart out to its early supporters.

PHOTOS: Bonnie & The BANG BANG, The Parmesans at Bottom of the Hill 4/4

PHOTOS: Bonnie & The BANG BANG and The Parmesans hit the stage at Bottom of the Hill on a Friday night.

K.Flay keeps it legit on a Sunday night in SF

SHOW REVIEW: K.Flay’s smart, stream-of-consciousness flow is what sets her apart, and there’s something so unique about the indie, electronic beats this Stanford grad creates.

PHOTOS: Guy Fox, Big Tree, The Districts at Bottom of the Hill 3/21

PHOTOS: Bottom of the Hill offered an eclectic showcase of musicians last Friday, including the sounds of funk/soul, indie rock & alternative folk/jazz.

SF Beer Week Events + Close Shows = Best Week of the Year!

With SF Beer Week 2014 set to hit SF, here are our picks for perfect beer and live music matches within walking distance of each other.

Best live music venues in San Francisco // Bay Area

BEST OF SAN FRANCISCO: SF is one of the best cities in the world for shows and concerts — here are the essential venues to witness live music in and near the City by the Bay.

Noise Pop preview: Indie music, film and art take over SF

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Showbams breaks down the headliners, emerging artists to catch before they blow up and cultural highlights as Noise Pop expands to 25 SF venues in its 21st year.