Bay Area Entertainment Guide

Bay Area Entertainment Guide

Find Bay Area events, concerts, and more.

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Z...

Photo

Sep 20, 2013

Fri 8:00 PM

Pier 27 and 29
San Francisco, CA 94111

Map

Performers:

  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

More Info

Cost

35.00

Performer Info

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros made a name for themselves with their hit song, "Home," which was heavily featured in movies and television shows. Now, the band is on the road and they are bringing all thirteen members with them. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros tour dates are currently scheduled internationally throughout Summer, 2011.

The band is the brainchild of frontman Alex Ebert, who also fronts the electronic band, Ima Robot. Ebert states that contrary to popular belief, there is no Edward Sharpe, and that the moniker is most definitely not an alter ego of Alex Ebert. The band describes Ebert as "a madcap rock 'n roll shaman leading his exuberant troupe through their beatific, intricately embellished psycho-folk anthems." If that's not enough, the band consists of Ebert, and twelve other musicians who all share the stage for their performances.

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros concert dates initially included the multi-instrumental collection touring the country in a bus. They debuted themselves at West Hollywood's famed Troubadour in 2007 and hit the road. They recorded their debut album, "Up From Below," in 2009 and released it to critical acclaim. All songs were written by Ebert and the album was produced in the LA artists haven of Laurel Canyon. The album charted at #76 on the Billboard 200 and featured the haunting and melodic single, "Home." While the single was only a modest hit on radio, it was heavily licensed out to commercials, television, and movies. It was featured in the movie "Cyrus," a commercial for the NFL, and in the television shows "Community". and "Ugly Betty".

Since cutting the album, Ebert released a solo disc in 2011, and toured with his other project, Ima Robot. For 2011, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros concert dates have the band traveling around the United States and Europe to promote their record. In April, they will team up with Mumford & Sons on the "Railroad Revival Tour," which has the bands traveling via vintage rail cars across the southwest. In addition, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros concert dates have been booked in Europe throughout Summer, 2011. According to them, their shows will put you in a "state of joyous europhoria." Don't miss out when they visit your area. Use Eventful as your source for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros concert dates and tour information.

Links

About Us
Find what you want to do, when you want to do it.
The Scene
San Jose Author Receives Steinbeck Award

San Jose Author Receives Steinbeck Award

Khaled Hosseini, who lived in San Jose after his family's escape from Afghanistan and lives today in Northern California, is receiving the John Steinbeck Award today in San Jose.

Original "Real World" SF Condo Available to Rent

Original "Real World" SF Condo Available to Rent

Before there was an Internet or smartphones pervading every facet of our lives, there was the Real World house in San Francisco. Now is your chance to live in the same place Puck got evicted from.

Burning Man Draws Peak Crowd of 66,000

Burning Man Draws Peak Crowd of 66,000

The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.

Rain Closes Main Gate at Burning Man

Rain Closes Main Gate at Burning Man

California may be in a drought but there's too much rain in northern Nevada.

Young Jeezy Arrested in Concert Shooting Probe

Young Jeezy Arrested in Concert Shooting Probe

Rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested in Southern California on weapons charges by police investigating a deadly shooting at Wiz Khalifa's Friday night concert in the Bay Area, police said Monday.

A Day in the Life: Remembering The Beatles’ 1966 Candlestick Concert

A Day in the Life: Remembering The Beatles’ 1966 Candlestick Concert

August 29, 1966, stands out for Rich Bandoni. Even among all the days since, that day of his life returns with ease. He was 9 years old that day, when he hopped a San Francisco Muni bus and headed to Candlestick...

See more The Scene