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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Soft Pack, Jason Lytle, Crocodiles, Tiger Army and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Soft Pack, Jason Lytle, Crocodiles, Tiger Army and more

We've got a veritable menagerie of bands in our ticket giveaways this week -- if you want to catch Crocodiles, Tiger Army, Sea of Bees and The Dodos (along [...]

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2012 Treasure Island Music Festival: Sunday Highlights

Earlier today, we posted highlights from Saturday at the 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival. Sunday offered its own set of great moments, and we've compiled below highlights from yesterday [...]

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2012 Treasure Island Music Festival: Saturday Highlights

The 2012 Treasure Island Music Festival served up two days of great music, great weather and a lot of fun. Below, check out a recap of highlights from Saturday. [...]

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    Countdown to Treasure Island 2012: get ready with all of our pre-festival coverage!

Countdown to Treasure Island 2012: get ready with all of our pre-festival coverage!

Treasure Island 2012 starts Saturday at noon! Here's a quick survey of all of the festival previews that have graced our site recently. We'll be on the island all [...]

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    Review & Photos: Covered in Hardly Strictly 2012, or "Keepin' up with the Jones"

Review & Photos: Covered in Hardly Strictly 2012, or "Keepin' up with the Jones"

Giant Giant Sand stole the show at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass last weekend (please comment below if you feel like arguing!). The lawn was pretty full by 11am Sunday [...]

By |October 11, 2012|2 Comments
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    Treasure Island Interview: Australia's The Presets reemerge with first album in four years

Treasure Island Interview: Australia's The Presets reemerge with first album in four years

Four years have lapsed since Australian electronic dance duo The Presets last released a record. In the time since 2008’s Apocalypso went three-times platinum in their native land, both [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Yelawolf, Il Gato, Thee Oh Sees, Joshua Radin and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Yelawolf, Il Gato, Thee Oh Sees, Joshua Radin and more

It's Wednesday, and you know what that means: time for another ticket giveaway! This week, we've got Sonny Smith, Yelawolf, Joshua Radin and way more.

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By |October 10, 2012|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Yelawolf, Il Gato, Thee Oh Sees, Joshua Radin and more

Song Premiere: Night Hikes – "Dream Canyon"

Night Hikes, the musical outlet for Berkeley's AA Rainr, is set to release its debut LP Prism Vision. "I write simple songs for the guitar and then friends and [...]

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This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 10/8-10/14/12

Below, enjoy an 8tracks mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! For [...]

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    Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album

Treasure Island Interview: Dirty Ghosts hit their stride, begin working on new album

Allyson Baker may have black hair, play guitar and wear leather jackets and black clothes, but she doesn’t own any Joan Jett albums. Instead, she looks for inspiration to [...]

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    Live This Month: October 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #289)

Live This Month: October 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #289)

Live This Month: October 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #289)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Strung Out, The Swellers, Such Gold @ Slim's

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Strung Out, The Swellers, Such Gold @ Slim's

In sharp contrast to last week's beast of a giveaway, we've only got one show to give away tickets to this Wednesday -- and it's tonight. If you don’t [...]

By |October 3, 2012|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Strung Out, The Swellers, Such Gold @ Slim's