Live This Month: September 2009 (Podcast #179)
September 1, 2009
Written by The Bay Bridged
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Every month, we dedicate the first week’s podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We’ve got a dozen great bands playing some excellent shows this month, so head out and see some live music!
About the bands:
Birdmonster‘s (“Yuma”) new EP Blood Memory comes out on September 22nd. They will be performing at a benefit for the Potrero Hill Public Library on Saturday, September 26th at Bottom of the Hill, alongside A B & The Sea.
Pete Bernhard (“Pray for Rain”) of The Devil Makes Three celebrates the release of his new CD Straight Line at the Rickshaw Stop on Wednesday, September 16th. Leopold & His Fiction and Erin Brazill join him.
New York band Dufus (“Anouk”) head down the coast in support of their new album In Monstrous Attitude. The band’s at Kaleidoscope on Saturday, September 19th, and at Mama Buzz Cafe (with The Blank Tapes) on Sunday, September 20th.
Cass McCombs (“Dreams Come True Girl”) is touring the West Coast behind his latest album Catacombs. Papercuts will be co-headlining the Great American Music Hall show on Wednesday, September 9th. Girls round out the excellent bill.
HEALTH (“We Are Water”) are about to embark on a national tour to support Get Color, out September 8th. They’re performing with Mi Ami and Pictureplane at Bottom of the Hill on Thursday, September 10th.
San Francisco’s Tarentel (“Everybody Fucks With Somebody”) are one of the many groups performing at the On Land Festival later this month. They’re playing at Cafe Du Nord on Saturday, September 19th with Keith Fullerton Whitman, The Alps and more.