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Exclusive Event: Official Unknown Mortal Orchestra Outside Lands Tour Wrap Party at The Milk Bar - 8/8

Kymberli's Music Box Presents a unique evening of music at The Milk Bar on Saturday, August 8th! After months on the road, Unknown Mortal Orchestra will end their tour in San Francisco at Outside Lands and they're ready to kick up their heels and celebrate!

This UMO hosted event will feature the Australian rock band, The Rememberz who are known for their clean twang guitar style, 60s inspired bass lines and boy-girl harmonies. Musician, artist, actor, pro skater and owner of Dunes Records, Brent Fellows will be DJing the night. Fellows recently put out a split single featuring Peter Holmstrom of the Dandy Warhols and Joel Gion of Brian Jonestown Massacre.

You don't want to miss this event! Head down to The Milk Bar after Outside Lands to kick it with Unknown Mortal Orchestra! Get there early. Doors open at 9 pm!



Stream: A Yawn Worth Yelling - Start Somewhere

The San Jose based indie rock band, A Yawn Worth Yelling has released a single entitled Start Somewhere in anticipation of their upcoming 2015 release. The band's new EP, Play Pretend is due out on September 18th.

Start Somewhere is an intricate indie rock-pop track that is creatively layered with electro-acoustic instrumentals and coated with thoughtful lyrics. Lend your ear to this song and make sure you support this Bay Area band at their live performances as well!


CMJ Show Opportunity: Submit your band to play one of The Deli's Music Marathon 2015 shows! (FREE)

Musicians in The Deli World (i.e. the 12 local US scenes we cover - list here),

Once again, The Deli will give some emerging bands and artists the opportunity to play at one of its CMJ 2015 Music Marathon showcases.

This year we have booked a bunch of shows in the Lower East Side (Pianos on Friday night and Rockwood on Wednesday!) and Williamsburg (The Living Room on Saturday and Muchmore's on Thursday!), and - as usual - we'll have several stages for different musical genres.

We are looking to book 3 or more artists for these shows through this submissions system.

To be considered, all you need to do is to apply HERE - good luck!

Submission deadline: August 15, 2015.

The Deli's Staff

Premiere: Split Screens - Black Pines

The San Francisco based music project, Split Screens has released a free download and bonus track from their LP, Before The Storm! The track is entitled, Black Pines and we're super excited to premiere it!

Inspired by a childhood spent in New York's remote Catskill Mountains, 'Black Pines' is the brand new single from Split Screens and it's a track that offers the kind of woozy Summer retreat that instantly captivates. Front man Jesse Cafiero's radiant vocal guides the track through three minutes of weighty pop music, shaped by a West Coast glow that is palpably invigorating. Impressive in scope and assured in delivery, 'Black Pines' is a further step forward from a songwriter who continues to grow and flourish with each release.

Take a listen and don't forget to mark your calendars for Split Screen's Tuesday residency at Amnesia in September!


Ticket Giveaway: JAM IN THE VAN: Mobile Music Studio & Performance Space (Invite Only Event During Outside Lands)

The Deli Magazine San Francisco is giving away FOUR TICKETS to the San Francisco Artist House JAM IN THE VAN music sessions during Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival!

Email us at: sfeditor@thedelimagazine.com to enter to win!

The world’s first solar powered mobile music studio and performance session platform--will host the second installment of their San Francisco Artist House during Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, where they’ll be hosting close to 20 one-of-a-kind performances from festival and local SF acts, plus a live showcase, from Thursday, August 6th through Sunday, August 9th.

The Artist House will serve as a retreat from the festival chaos and guests to this invite-online event will experience a kick-off party, live performances, photo-booths, talent gifting and interactive brand experiences; such as listening stations, games and art. Throughout each day bands will come through the Artist House where they will eat, drink, play games, charge their phones, network with other bands, interact and be gifted with products from cool brands, and record live sessions. The evening of Saturday the 8th will turn into a live music showcase that will go into the later hours. San Francisco Artist House (271 Dore St, San Francisco).

Bands performing at the kick off party Thursday, August 6th starting at 8pm:

The Soft White Sixties
Midnight North
Ivory Deville
Love and the Zealous
Valley Queen

Bands that will be recording Jam in the Van sessions:

Honey Island Swamp Band
Scary Little Friends
Ghost Town Jenny
Love and the Zealous
Frankie Boots and the County Line
Down and Outlaws
The Sam Chase
Highway Poets
Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah




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