Relative Distance: Andrew Jackson Jihad Plays Slim’s

Relative Distance: Andrew Jackson Jihad Plays Slim’s

There’s a musical trope of sorts, that the vulnerable lyricist will inevitably open himself to an eager audience armed with empathy and the type of…

Appealing Events: Brody Dalle at Slim’s

Appealing Events: Brody Dalle at Slim’s

Just three years ago, independent documentary “The Other F Word” was released, detailing punk rock dads. Around the same time, punk queen Brody Dalle was…

Appealing Events: The Soft White Sixties at Slim’s

Appealing Events: The Soft White Sixties at Slim’s

Catch SF rockers the Soft White Sixties before they hit this year’s BottleRock Festival. Coming on like a Bay Area version of New Orleans outfit…

Appealing Events: Action Bronson At Slim’s

Appealing Events: Action Bronson At Slim’s

If you think Rick Ross’ display of name-dropping food in his rhymes is impressive, you’ve clearly missed the memo that Queens rapper Action Bronson actually…

Don’t Call Them Post-Rock: El Ten Eleven Plays Slim’s

Don’t Call Them Post-Rock: El Ten Eleven Plays Slim’s

You can call El Ten Eleven almost anything, even say they sound that much better live than recorded. Though the backhanded compliment stings a bit,…

Appealing Events: The Aquabats at Slim’s

Appealing Events: The Aquabats at Slim’s

Initially formed to mock one of the very scenes that influenced them, the Aquabats have gone from seriously silly ska outfit to a superhero supergroup…

On Their Own Terms: Wavves Plays Slim’s

On Their Own Terms: Wavves Plays Slim’s

You may not know it, but SFAppeal favs Best Coast have a brother band in the form of Wavves. Not only are the two linked…

Matured Return: Born Ruffians Play Slim’s

Matured Return: Born Ruffians Play Slim’s

Sound the alarm and get your tickets here because Born Ruffians are back. The indie darlings return to San Francisco fresh off the heels of…

Alchemy, Sodomy, and Excellence: The King Khan And BBQ Show Hits Slim’s

Alchemy, Sodomy, and Excellence: The King Khan And BBQ Show Hits Slim’s

It’s par for the course to hear the King Khan and BBQ Show compare their shows to either sexual acts or esoteric bits of pop…