With special guest Split Screens. $5 door. WATERSTRIDER Take the train from San Francisco to Oakland. Walk through the parks and by the lake, the places where the turbulence of city life blurs into the serenity of redwood groves and peaceful birdsong. There you will find Waterstrider. Woven throu...
Saturday, July 26 2014 9:00 PM — 11:30 PM
With special guest The Pines. $10 adv :: $12 door. S. CAREY While he studied classical percussion and piano at the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, S. Carey imbibed rhythmic minimalists such as Steve Reich and Philip Glass. Immediately after graduating in 2007, he caught wind that Eau Clair...
Thursday, July 3 2014 9:00 PM — 11:30 PM
With special guest TBA. $5 door. FOXTAILS BRIGADE You're best off listening to the music for yourself but here's the rest of the story anyway: Foxtails Brigade are 4 head honchos from the San Francisco bay area led by the most hardcore head honcho of the all, Laura Weinbach, a black-belt (in Kore...
Saturday, June 28 2014 9:00 PM — 11:30 PM
With special guest Jess Williamson. $10 adv :: $12 door. JOLIE HOLLAND Over the span of her career, Jolie Holland has knotted together a century of American song–jazz, blues, soul, rock and roll–into some stew that is impossible to categorize with any conventional critical terminology. This is he...
Thursday, June 12 2014 9:00 PM — 11:30 PM
With special guests Telekinesis and Cocktails. $5 door. DOUG GILLARD Doug Gillard’s formidable body of recordings is as impressive as it is voluminous, encompassing his work as a key member of such notable combos as Guided by Voices, Death of Samantha, Cobra Verde, Gem and Nada Surf, as well as a...
Saturday, June 7 2014 9:30 PM — 11:30 PM
With special guests Donald Beaman and Dank Ocean. $5 door. SHELBY EARL With music described as “gritty and soulful, raucous and beautiful,” Seattle singer-songwriter Shelby Earl was named by NPR/LA Times music critic Ann Powers as her "new favorite songwriter" (see below for full letter), and her...
Thursday, June 5 2014 9:00 PM — 11:00 PM
With special guest Kay Marie. $6 door. MISS LONELY HEARTS Miss Lonely Hearts, started in the central valley of CA, is a band that lays down hard driving Honky Tonk/Rock & Roll. Their sound was created out of a deep authentic understanding and appreciation of the roots country music that evolved i...
Saturday, May 31 2014 9:00 PM — 11:30 PM
With special guest Calling Tempo. $6 door. THE FAMILY CREST From the onset, Liam McCormick, the mastermind behind The Family Crest, knew that Beneath the Brine was an audacious project. But so is The Family Crest itself. The brainchild of McCormick, The Family Crest was started as a recording pro...
Thursday, May 29 2014 9:00 PM — 11:30 PM
With special guest TBA. $5 door. BOMBA FRIED RICE A 10 piece band playing mostly Latin genres ranging from salsa to cumbia.
Saturday, May 24 2014 9:00 PM — 11:30 PM
With special guest Scary Little Friends. $5 door. BIG TREE For five years, Big Tree wandered back and forth across the country, building homes on both East and West Coasts while spreading music to everyone in between. In January of 2012, Big Tree ended up in Berkeley, CA and hasn't left since, qu...
Saturday, May 17 2014 9:00 PM — 11:30 PM