SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to The Coathangers at Brick & Mortar Music Hall 3/10 (FRI)

The CoathangersWritten by Brett Ruffenach //

The Coathangers with Girl Tears, The Heartlights //
Brick & Mortar Music Hall – San Francisco
March 10th, 2017 //

In keeping with the themes of International Women’s Day and the general relentless push forward toward crushing the patriarchy (something we welcome here at Showbams), we’re psyched to see The Coathangers in SF this week.

An all-female trio hailing from Atlanta, The Coathangers started as a no-frills garage-punk band, playing house parties here and there. Now a decade later, they’ve made a name for themselves with their jagged guitar hooks and boisterous choruses, reaching new heights thanks to their most recent album Nosebleed Weekend.

Combining elements of post-punk, pop rock and their tried-and-true garage-fun sound, Nosebleed Weekend has been hailed as a breakthrough for the trio, with Paste not only considering it “a triumph,” but also their “strongest top-to-bottom album.”

This Friday, you can catch The Coathangers at Brick & Mortar Music Hall after Girls Tears and The Heartlights open the show. Tickets are available for $15, or you could win a pair of tickets by submitting your full name and email below.

Contest ends this Friday at 3 p.m.


Follow Showbams on Twitter for more contest giveaways throughout the week. Be the first to respond to our contest tweets to GO4FREE to these shows:

Pure Bathing Culture: March 9th (THUR) @ The Chapel
Gavin Turek: March 9th (THUR) @ The New Parish
SG Lewis: March 10th (FRI) @ 1015 Folsom


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SF Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Surfer Blood at The Chapel 6/8 (MON)

Surfer BloodWritten by Molly Kish //

Surfer Blood //
The Chapel – San Francisco
June 8th, 2015 //

2015 has been an intense year for Surfer Blood. With a rigorous touring schedule in support of their brand-new album 1000 Palms, a new record deal with UK label Joyful Noise and guitarist Thomas Fekete’s ongoing battle against a very rare cancerous sarcoma, the last six months have provided their share of ups and downs for the Florida garage rock outfit.

Amidst the difficulties it has faced though, the band has continued to come out on top by stunning festival crowds with its live show and new material as well as having singles from the album premiere on BBC Radio 1 and Netflix original series “Daredevil”. Furthermore, Surfer Blood has also brought attention to and inspired a crowd-funding campaign for cancer research and treatment via their GoFundMe campaign.

One person particularly inspired by the band’s advocacy, Bay Area photographer Maggie Corwin, even decided to team up with The Chapel to soft launch her own non-profit entertainment company called Alternative Cure and further promote funding for rare cancer research. After losing her father in December 2014 to the exact same type of sarcoma that Fekete is currently battling, Corwin recognized the importance of living every day in the moment and has taken it upon herself to establish an organization to help others in similar situations.

“Alternative Cure hopes to create lasting memories through the gift of music and relieve stress that is associated with the fight against cancer,” Corwin says.

By providing free concert tickets and VIP experiences for cancer patients and their families through affiliated venues and production crews, Alternative Cure aims to offer cancer patients the opportunity to create lasting memories with loved ones through the gift of music.

Enter below for your chance to partake in the soft opening of Alternative Care at The Chapel with a live performance by Surfer Blood. All donations received will be transferred directly to Fekete for continued treatment and medical expenses.

Contest ends Monday, June 8th at 3 p.m.

Alternative Cure


Follow Showbams on Twitter for more contest giveaways throughout the week. Be the first to respond to our contest tweets to GO4FREE to these shows:

Hamilton Leithauser: Wednesday, June 10th at The Independent
Avid Dancer: Wednesday, June 10th at Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Gateway Drugs: Wednesday, June 10th at Leo’s Music Club
Midnight Magic (Summer Soul Roller Disco): Saturday, June 13th at Mezzanine
Delta Spirit: Sunday, June 14th at The Independent
Pure Bathing Culture: Sunday, June 14th at The Chapel


Win-2-Tickets

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WIN TICKETS: Hundred Waters at The Independent 7/29 (TUE)

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Enter to win a pair of free tickets to this show below.

Hundred Waters with Pure Bathing Culture //
The Independent – San Francisco
July 29th, 2014 (Tuesday) //

Hailing from Gainesville, Fla., Hundred Waters is creating etherial, electronic dream pop. Their latest album The Moon Rang Like a Bell has garnered wide acclaim, and their live show features a full, lush-sounding four-piece band. Their popularity will almost definitely continue to rise after signing with Skrillex’s label OWSLA, so catch this act in an intimate setting while you still can. -Steven Wandrey

Buy tickets if you know you want to go!


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Win 2 Free Tickets!
Enter to win if you can attend this show Tuesday, July 29th at The Independent in SF.

Submit your full name and email address below.
Contest ends Tuesday, July 29th at Noon. Winners will be picked at random & notified by email. Your email will be kept private – we will share your email with no one. 21+ only.

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