In San Francisco, we wait…

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And then we wait some more. We wait for ice cream, for bbq, for coffee, for any decent restaurant, for any decent experience at all really, it’s almost become a social experiment: the lines of San Francisco. One of the longest running San Francisco waiting experiences is maybe the harshest, the wait for BRUNCH! You’re starving and you’re so close to your favorite hang over meal you can taste it but you put your name in for an excruciating hour long wait. Well mission dwellers, if your wait happens to be at the classic St. Francis Fountain, the struggle is over. Enter The Brunch Mob at Pops Bar! Every Saturday from 10am to 3pm, leave your name at the Fountain and hop over to Pops Bar. There you’ll find our amazing Bartender Deb ready to serve you up a delicious Bacon Bloody Mary while DJs Milton Badley and Snelly Davis Jr. spin soothing classics to ease you into your morning. So grab a little hair of the dog or a nice morning buzz to amuse you on the way to your great San Francisco wait. At Pops Bar, we’re waiting for YOU!

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Soulful Vinyl Culture

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When the vinyl revival and the soul revival meet, magic happens. Down To Funk is a new party at Pop’s Bar this Wednesday from 9pm-2am featuring funky grooves and soulful rhythms. Resident DJ’s Mooselini the Soul Fascist (Mustapha Popal), Ohhellnoel (Noel Dunlap) and D.Hop (Dave Hopkins) will be providing the soundtrack for the night. Who doesn’t love a funky mid week party in the mission? Guaranteed to make your booty shake and your head nod.

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Extra Cheese

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Welcome the Mac & Cheese Collective to the Pops Bar family! Mac & Cheese bring artists together, throw dope parties, and bump certified bangers (in no particular order). This Saturday at Pops, MAC & CHEESE is going BIG with TRAP / FUTURE BEATS / HOUSE / FUNK / DISCO / PSYCHEDELIC / TECHNO / MUSIC YOU CAN GET DOWN TO. They’ve brought together some of the best local collectives, producers, DJ’s, and tastemakers to curate an all night dance party spanning ~all the genres~. And of course, free mac & cheese all night long if you RSVP now. Won’t you come and join us 🧀

RSVP for guaranteed entry, free food, and drink specials!

FEATURING:

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Check out the very special special effects in this music video “I Don’t Know About Love” by Sob Stories

[via The Bay Bridged]

Get Loud and Local!

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LOUD & LOCAL is a weekly show on BFF.fm that highlights the best bands from the Bay Area…and it’s also a rad monthly event! On the first Thursday of the month LOUD & Local presents a night to benefit BFF.fm, featuring awesome live bands and guest DJs at Pops Bar. This Thursday Loud and Local features:

Graduating Life
Snooze- Indie / Synthpop / Electro-Indie / Alternative / Psychedelia / Spacerock

NRVS LVRS DJ set- Andrew and Bevin spinning all the rad jams

21+ / 9pm – close / FREE (donations for BFF.fm collected at the door)

Come out to Pops and support local music!

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20th Street Block Party set times announced!

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This Saturday! Plan accordingly!

Activities schedule after the jump (if you’re into arts and crafts and stuff):

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Rock legend Todd Rundgren is playing in the Mission (and tickets go on sale today at noon)

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It’s at The Chapel on August 30th, at 8pm sharp. The show is called “An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren,” and thus there’s not a whole lot of other info about what to expect.

Tickets go on sale here – in 60 minutes.

A trio of multi-show residencies by music legends at the Chapel in October

Gotta plan waaay ahead these days.

First is Ariel Pink on October 14th, 15th, and 16th. And check it out:

Everyone who purchases a ticket to one of these shows will receive a digital version of Ariel Pink’s new album Dedicated to Bobby Jameson upon release in September 2017!

Next is Sparks playing an early show and a late show on October 20th, and I hear tickets are going pretty fast. Here’s a recent performance of a song from their forthcoming new album, to whet your whistle:

And finally it’s the great Roky Erickson, performing on Halloween and the night before Halloween! The Halloween show includes Wax Idols performing as the Damned beforehand, and the show the night before will feature Roky playing a set of 13th Floor Elevators classics!

Death Records residency at Darger Bar (formerly Dear Mom), Saturdays in August

Here’s details on the first one, this weekend:

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Who would’ve thunk a bar in the Mission in 2017 would close down, reopen as something else, and suddenly be more punk??? (And wow, it’s been about 7 years since there was live music at 2700 16th Street.)

Listen to this jam by Vasas:

RSVP and invite your friends!

Get loud and local!

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LOUD & LOCAL is a weekly show on BFF.fm that highlights the best bands from the Bay Area…and it’s also a rad monthly event! On the first Thursday of the month LOUD & Local presents a bar night to benefit BFF.fm, featuring awesome live bands and guest DJs at Pops Bar. This Thursday Loud and Local features:

Vandella – a modern-day Buckingham-Nicks, vocalist Tracey Holland and guitarist Chris Tye mix up a potent potion of sexy, sweaty 70s-era rock & roll.

DJ Jamie Jams – his inspired mixology is empirically proven to induce moshing en masse until last call

DJ Chelsea Lynn – the queen of the dancefloor whenever she dips into her very eclectic record collection

Enter to win awesome merch from Vandella by RSVPing here.

21+ / 9pm – close / FREE (donations for BFF.fm collected at the door)

Come out to Pops and support local music!

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