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From the archives: the Korla Pandit Experience!

It was a dark and stormy January night of 1996, and the sold-out crowd was chomping at the bit for Korla Pandit to take the stage.  The mysterious charmer with trance-inducing musical talent was no where to be found inside the club, and the audience anxiously awaited for that full-body auditory experience that the Godfather […]

From the archives: Bimbo and the Big Fish of 1940!

Fishing season is now open, and oh boy do we have some fishing stories to tell!  Mr. Bimbo loved to fish, but he also loved his hooked stories just as much.  His tales weren’t unlike the many glorious orations you’ve heard of that monstrous piscine that got away, but in one particular occasion he had […]

Reverend Horton Heat returns to Bimbo’s on April 16!

Psychobilly returns to Bimbo’s with Reverend Horton Heat on April 16!  If you weren’t around North Beach in the 90s or early 2000’s, then you’re in for a real treat to see how at home this band is on our stage.  This band always makes the room come alive! Reverend Horton Heat returns toting the […]

Asaf Avidan returns with the new album GOLD SHADOW

Having toured over the globe, Israeli singer-songwriter and musician Asaf Avidan has built up a devoted following as well as a reputation for a legendary live show.  The latest single, “The Jail That Sets you Free” recently premiered at Entertainment Weekly was described “boasts a clever combination of bluesy garage rock, poppy New Wave synths, […]

From our Archives: 1952

1952 was a great year for Bimbo’s 365 Club!  For all you SF history buffs, it was the first anniversary of the opening of the 365 Club at our current location and it was a not-to-miss event! On July 17, 1952 we kicked off a week-long celebration with Derle Knox’s Orchestra and the Dorothy Dorben’s […]

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour – Oct 17

Bombastically thrilling are words commonly used to describe The Asteroids Galaxy Tour’s live performances. With live horn sections, keys, and the usual collection of instruments and joined by a handful of friends on tour, the core members Lars Iverson (writer and producer) and Mette Lindberg (songwriter, frontwoman) are hardly shy about putting together a good […]

Zola Jesus with a live brass ensemble – Oct 8th

Zola Jesus is a realization of knowing a place in the world. Nika Roza Danilova has gone from being an outsider, experimental, teenage noise-maker to a fully-fledged, internationally-celebrated, electronic-pop musician. It was a huge accomplishment, and, despite her age (young), her origins (mid-western, desolate), her accelerated scholastic achievements (high school and college were each completed […]

Remembering Robin WIlliams

With heavy hearts, we remember the great Robin Williams. A man with vast talent, a generous heart, and a gift to bring joy to the world is truly something to mourn the loss of. We feel that the world has lost their favorite uncle this week. We cannot forget all the laughs we had with […]