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    Welcome to Showga: Music, yoga and healing in Downtown Oakland

Welcome to Showga: Music, yoga and healing in Downtown Oakland

Showga (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Katie Clover started Showga — a fusion of live music and yoga in a bar in Downtown Oakland — as a way to help others create a mind-body connection [...]

By |July 13, 2016|Comments Off on Welcome to Showga: Music, yoga and healing in Downtown Oakland
  • Chairlift at Phono del Sol 2016, by Paige K. ParsonsChairlift at Phono del Sol 2016, by Paige K. Parsons
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    Photos: More great photos from the 2016 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival!

Photos: More great photos from the 2016 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival!

Crowd at Phono del Sol 2016 (By: Paige K. Parsons)

Here's one more collection of great photos from our 2016 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, as captured by Paige K. Parsons.

Thanks again to every [...]

  • The She's at Phono del Sol 2016, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: The 2016 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival and Phono del Sol Brunch

Photos: The 2016 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival and Phono del Sol Brunch

The Seshen (photo: Jon Bauer)

On Saturday, July 9, 2016, thousands of people filled Potrero del Sol Park for the sixth annual Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival, which featured performances by nine local [...]

By |July 12, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: The 2016 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival and Phono del Sol Brunch
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    Phono del Sol 2016: Mr Little Jeans talks Myspace, misconceptions of Los Angeles, and DJ sets

Phono del Sol 2016: Mr Little Jeans talks Myspace, misconceptions of Los Angeles, and DJ sets

Mr Little Jeans had to have been the silliest, yet most eye-catching, name that I've seen in a while. Reading it out-loud still makes me giggle actually. But after finding [...]

By |July 7, 2016|Comments Off on Phono del Sol 2016: Mr Little Jeans talks Myspace, misconceptions of Los Angeles, and DJ sets
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    Get ready to grub: Announcing our food trucks for 2016 Phono del Sol!

Get ready to grub: Announcing our food trucks for 2016 Phono del Sol!

Every year we bring together a number of bands, both local and nationally touring, to come together in the heart of San Francisco's Mission district to perform at Potrero [...]

By |June 28, 2016|Comments Off on Get ready to grub: Announcing our food trucks for 2016 Phono del Sol!
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    Phono del Sol players Born Ruffians talk band milestones, beer brewing, cult followings

Phono del Sol players Born Ruffians talk band milestones, beer brewing, cult followings

Born Ruffians (photo: Laura Lynn Petrick)

Born Ruffians are a band of enduring, humble sensibilities. Hailing from Ontario, the band has seen lineup changes (original drummer Steve Hamelin left the [...]

By |June 22, 2016|Comments Off on Phono del Sol players Born Ruffians talk band milestones, beer brewing, cult followings
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    Sponsored: Deathstock II comes back to Guerneville for second year (+ a giveaway!)

Sponsored: Deathstock II comes back to Guerneville for second year (+ a giveaway!)

It's summer, which means music festivals. Yeah, you've got the mega fests of Bottle Rock and Outside Lands sandwiching the beginning and end, but in between, we're blessed with [...]

By |June 3, 2016|Comments Off on Sponsored: Deathstock II comes back to Guerneville for second year (+ a giveaway!)

Doodling with Jay Som: Rocking out with our socks out

We got lost in Golden Gate Park looking for the Fairy Door.

It's fairly easy to do, since that park is larger than anyone could really imagine. It's like stepping [...]

By |June 1, 2016|Comments Off on Doodling with Jay Som: Rocking out with our socks out
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    Premiere: Young Moon finds personal renewal, growth on new album ‘Colt’

Premiere: Young Moon finds personal renewal, growth on new album ‘Colt’

You don't need to know the backstory behind Young Moon's Colt to feel the themes of self-discovery and redemption that guide the album, which arrives this Friday, June 3, [...]

By |June 1, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Young Moon finds personal renewal, growth on new album ‘Colt’

Premiere: Cocktails announce new record, share title track

It's been two years since Cocktails ' last major release, but that doesn't mean that they just disappeared from the Bay Area music scene all together. Oh no: Not [...]

By |May 24, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: Cocktails announce new record, share title track
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    Still wonderfully weird, Anton Newcombe and the Brian Jonestown Massacre come home

Still wonderfully weird, Anton Newcombe and the Brian Jonestown Massacre come home

Anton Newcombe is probably still most famous for his star-making turn in Dig!, a music documentary that captured the evolution and growth of his band, the Brian Jonestown Massacre, [...]

By |May 23, 2016|1 Comment

10 Sacramento bands to keep your eyes on

The Sacramento indie music scene is really vibrant right now. Most Bay Area folks are familiar with some of the bigger names: Death Grips, Sea of Bees, Chrch, Dog [...]