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Annual Holiday Shows

2018-08-27T18:07:04+00:00 August 27th, 2018|

The Annual Mother Hips Holiday Shows at the Great American Music in San Francisco will take place this year on Friday, December 14th and Saturday, December 15th with the Holiday Acoustic Matinee at Slims happening on Sunday, December 16th!  Supporting acts to be announced.  Presale tickets can be purchased with the password “CHORUS” starting on Thursday, August 30th at 10 AM.

These shows typically sell out so best to take advantage of the […]


2018-06-20T00:05:11+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

“The Mother Hips play inclusive rock’n’roll, their songs sticking to form rather than format, opening Chorus with a nod to Jam-band flavored Southern Rock with “Clean Me Up”, offering a twin-guitar united front in “High Note Hitters”, lending a audio hand to humanity to link us together for “Meet Me on the Shore” as they strut out on ground basking in rock’n’roll sunshine with “It’s […]


2018-06-08T00:34:01+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

“The last three and a half years have been really tough for San Francisco’s Mother Hips. This band has weathered a series of setbacks that, short of the death of a band member (which was way too damn close in this case), would have stressed even the most storied and successful bands out there. When Tim Bluhm descended too quickly from southern California skies and […]

PASTE MAGAZINE: ‘Chorus’ Album Review

2018-06-08T00:35:27+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

“…given their penchant for the gilded, sunset-tinted rock that’s been a hallmark of the San Francisco sound from the Summer of Love on, The Mother Hips have always hoisted their freak flag high. Chorus, their first album of all new material in four years, finds them still fully ablaze, the ragged melodies and determined stride still intact. Similar in stance to Crazy Horse, they create […]

Hipnic celebrates a decade of deep lineups, impromptu jam sessions and new friends under the Big Sur redwoods

2018-05-18T01:24:08+00:00 May 17th, 2018|

No one really noticed that the coastal evening mist had grown into the kind of cold steady rain that eventually stings as it taps at your face. However, the 350-plus attendees collectively refused to take shelter. As the rain continued, a historic set of music unfolded at Hipnic III in 2011. Beach Boy Al Jardine joined the Mother Hips on the outdoor stage at the […]