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    Hardly Strictly Bluegrass reveal two more lists of confirmed artists

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass reveal two more lists of confirmed artists

The 19th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival has recently released not one but two additional waves of artist announcements. In addition to celebrating our country’s rich musical heritage, the [...]

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    Outside Lands 2019: A solid year that smashed attendance records

Outside Lands 2019: A solid year that smashed attendance records

Kacey Musgraves at Outside Lands 2019 (all photos: Daniel Kielman)

For a full photo gallery of the festival, click here.

DAY ONE

Friday at Outside Lands is never off to a particularly [...]

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    Sleepbomb sountrack classic, sometimes campy films at the New Parkway

Sleepbomb sountrack classic, sometimes campy films at the New Parkway

About a week ago, I was at the New Parkway to see a movie, and I noticed an unsettling hum coming from the other theater. Was that the tritone? [...]

Bands In Portrait: Ellisa Sun sets on the Bay

At the end of 2017, Ellisa Sun was looking for her next challenge. "My band and I got to play the Great American Music Hall, we got to play [...]

Self-mythologizing with Abe Hollow

I first met Adam Hirsch, the man behind the project Abe Hollow, at a house show in Oakland.

We only chatted briefly, introducing ourselves and setting up a time to [...]

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The best Boogaloo bloopers and vendors

From the Chats to the Clams, to Mr. Waters and a giant, diving panda, this year’s Burger Boogaloo was a solid, fun-filled weekend. It certainly had its moments, and some [...]

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    With ‘Pale Cicada,’ Hamilton Ulmer’s seeking heaven on earth

With ‘Pale Cicada,’ Hamilton Ulmer’s seeking heaven on earth

(photo: Ginger Fierstein)

The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces,
The solemn temples, the great globe itself,
Ye all which it inherit, shall dissolve
And, like this insubstantial pageant faded,
Leave not a rack behind.

For [...]

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Your 2019 San Francisco Pride Guide

San Francisco's storied queer history has been rightfully brought to light over the years, and while the 50-year anniversary of the pivotal Stonewall riots in New York City seems [...]

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Phono del Sol: Queens D.Light’s not-so-quiet revolution

Photos by Salihah Saadiq
Words by Jody Amable

"I feel like in the Bay it’s OK to be weird."

Perched on a blue sofa in Qulture Collective, a queer and POC-focused coffee [...]

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Boy Scouts graces US, Phono del Sol stages

It’s a welcomed sunny afternoon after quite a long rainy spell in Oakland. Plants lining the sidewalks are vibrant shades of peach, purple, and yellow, and as I stroll [...]

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Serious in all the right ways: An interview with Meernaa

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Meernaa’s frontwoman Carly Bond is a charming goofball — perhaps not entirely what one might expect after hearing her pour so much soul into the songs off [...]

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Field Medic returns for first headlining show in SF

(photo: Stephen Beebout)

How autobiographical are the songs off this album? We asked Field Medic’s Kevin Patrick.

“100%,” he said. “I don’t really write fiction, I just write [my] truth...I wouldn’t [...]

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