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FALL ARTS PREVIEW: Follow the sonic alphabet of SF

The xx come in at 24 24.

R is for Red Fang; the Portland, Oreg. stoner-metal band plays Slim's, Oct. 27.

S is for Six Organs of Admittance, hitting Bottom of the Hill, Sept. 22.

T is for Tiny Telephone, the San Francisco studio where so many Bay Area bands hope to record with local legend John Vanderslice.

U is for Under the Central Freeway, Public Works' live music fest with both Kelley Stoltz, and food trucks in the parking lot (which is located under the freeway, natch), Sept. 30.

V is for guitar legend Steve Vai, playing the Regency Ballroom, Oct. 9.

W is for Watt, Mike. The former Minutemen leader hits the New Parish, Nov. 8.

X is for the xx, headlining Treasure Island this fall.

Y is for Yoshi's, celebrating 40 years of classy and experimental jazz superstars.

Z is for Zeros, the iconic punk band plays Brick and Mortar Music Hall, Sept. 14.

Note: Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead or check the venue's website to confirm bookings and hours.


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