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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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Bay Area Local Band Spotlight: Pink Skies

How did you come up with the name of the band? I looked up. How would you describe your sound? It’s tricky, but I think the easiest way to sum it up at this point is Psychedelic R&B. But I’m not sure if that’s accurate of my sound. I think that if I really could… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Local Singer Marissa Kay

How did you come up with the name of the band? When I started my transition, I chose the name Marissa because it was the name my mom would have called me if I had been assigned female at birth. My band is called “Marissa Kay and the Lunar Angels” because I loved the imagery of… Keep Reading

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SF Local Band Spotlight: Sit Kitty Sit

How’d you come up with the name of the band? Kat:  A friend of ours was making fun of the way I move around in my seat while I play the piano.  “Sit, Kitty. Sit still!” And the name was born. An ongoing joke is that my legs are the third member of the band.… Keep Reading

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Q&A: San Francisco Local Band Mosaics

How’d you first get together to play music? Serendipitously! We all met at a party. How’d you come up with the name of the band? The project began with the concept of creating pieces of music solely using samples derived from the acoustic guitar. When we looked at the samples in our software the term… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Max Park

How’d you guys first get together to play music? We’d both been musicians in the bay area music scene for years. We played together on a bunch of recording sessions over those years. I was such a big fan of Lesley, and as a producer would hire her to sing on my projects whenever possible.… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Faux Canada

Faux Canada is an SF indie band comprised of members of My First Earthquake, Sir Salvatore, and Crashfaster. According to the band’s bio, their influences include elements of 90’s shoegaze, grunge, and electro-lounge, all wrapped up in an energetic pop sheen. They recently released an EP entitled Copies Fading and have a show coming up… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Bay Area Band First in Flight

Bay Area local band First in Flight will be playing a show at the Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco next week on Thursday, April 5. They’ll be headlining the show along with Fritz Montana and the Y Axes. The show will also double as their upcoming EP release show. We wanted to learn more about… Keep Reading

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Q&A: San Francisco Local Singer Kai Straw

Local San Francisco Indie singer Kai Straw is back with a vengeance with the release of a brand new LP entitled, Gun. Having already racked up six million streams on Spotify alone and raked in a #1 Hypem spot with “The Recipe” off Gun, the album is an interesting blend of various musical genres including pop, R&B, soul and… Keep Reading

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Guest Blog: Leon + The Fantastic

San Francisco local musician Leon + the Fantastic has recently come out with an animated music video for “Grieving Friend of a Superman.” You can check it out below. The track comes off of his May 18 release, “Let It Cool,” an album that taught him some important lessons about being in a recording studio. He graciously offered… Keep Reading

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