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Real Estate blesses Chapel with new guitarist, new music

The packed, immobile wall-to-wall crowd at the Chapel in San Francisco showed up to jam out to Real Estate’s singles and fan favorites, but it was unclear how they would react to all the change Real Estate had to offer. With the Velvet Underground’s “I’m Set Free” curated as preshow
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Waxahatchee delivers intimate, honest offerings in San Francisco set

Waxahatchee, the solo project of Philadelphia-based musician Katie Crutchfield, isn’t keen on employing the word “confessional” to describe her music. “I don’t really like the idea of really personal, honest songwriting being portrayed as confessional,” Crutchfield said. “Anytime I read that, it sounds like a cheap word to use …
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Circa Waves sparks passion, dancing at the Chapel

On Thursday, U.K. band Circa Waves played at the Chapel in San Francisco for the third stop on its first U.S. headlining tour. The tour follows the band’s most recent album release, Young Chasers, which has seen critical acclaim, both in its home country and abroad. The venue was small
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G. Love jams for free at the Chapel

Few minimally publicized events can draw crowds on a Tuesday night, let alone crowds that wrap around the block hours before the doors even open. But free music from G. Love & Special Sauce, a band that has been around for decades, and an open bar have the ability to
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Generationals set to create summertime atmosphere at SF show

Summer isn’t a time for worrying. It isn’t a time for work. It’s that one time of year when we get to enjoy the sun, the water, the simplicity of our lives. In their latest release, Alix, indie-rock duo Generationals capture the simple happiness of summertime. High-school pals Ted Joyner
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