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SF Local Bands

Check out some of the best music from the San Francisco and greater Bay Area music scene right here. The local band spotlight features the brightest that the San Francisco music scene has to offer from acts that are both at the garage band level all the way to those breaking into the national music scene. Come back often as Music in SF® scouts the Bay Area to find you the most promising local acts out there. CONTACT US for a chance to be featured on the Local Bands section of Music in SF®.

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Q&A: MissVicky

How did you come up with your artist name? It’s always been a nickname of mine since I was little and it just always stuck with me. So I chose to keep MissVicky as my artist name to keep that memory alive. It’s also very savvy in my opinion. How would you describe your sound?… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Korynn OC

How did you come up with your artist name? My family name is O’Connell, I used to go by my full name, Korynn O’Connell but thought it was too long for my artist name so I shortened my last name to OC. How would you describe your sound? I’d describe it as soulful, sultry vocals… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Emily Brown

How would you describe your sound? Super beautiful folk-pop When did you first become interested in playing music? I’ve been singing since I was tiny and always loved it. I started playing the piano when I was 8, but I didn’t start composing and writing songs until I was about 12. It was like I… Keep Reading

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Q&A: W A V Y

Why do they call you W A V Y? They call me W A V Y cuz I’m oceanic. How would you describe your sound? My sound is W A V Y B A B Y!!! When did you first become interested in playing music? Since forever ago! I started playing piano straight out the… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Low Bote

How did you come up with the name of the band? Without effort, it just became apparent that was our name, nonsensical word choices that try to disassociate a specific sound description. Wanted to avoid pre-conceived ideas of what we ‘should’ sound like. In Old English Lowbote means “A recompense for the death of a… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Nabi Air

How did you come up with the name of the band? Yoonha: The word Nabi means butterfly in Korean and bubbling up in Hebrew. They both have great symbolic meanings we vibed with and we coined the term Nabi Air since our sounds–vocals and instrumental–have an airiness to them. How would you describe your sound?… Keep Reading

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Q&A: House of Whales

How did you come up with the name of the band? My wife came up with the name. Shout out Renae! How would you describe your sound? Future Space Hip Hop. When did you first become interested in playing music? All three of us have been playing music since we were toddlers What’s the strangest… Keep Reading

Hēran Soun
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Q&A: Hēran Soun

How would describe your music? The reason why I made this music alone was purely due to my failure at being able to describe my music. I failed with the musicians I loved playing with. I failed to articulate how they could get the noises out that would make the music. That’s the same way… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Greater Sirens

How did you come up with the name of the band? We actually started the band under a different name, Younger Dryas, which was a historic climate event Greg had been learning about in a geography class at the time. We were never really happy with that name, though, and people didn’t know what it… Keep Reading

Raven State
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Q&A: Raven State

How did you come up with the name of the band? We were looking for strong, dark imagery to match some of the themes/moods of our music and lyrics. Lots of ideas were thrown around but “Raven State” was the one that stuck. Coincidentally, ravens appear to be all over SF too! How would you… Keep Reading

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