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    Siri Seiko, Wade08, Trey Coastal on Sounds from Elsewhere showcase

Siri Seiko, Wade08, Trey Coastal on Sounds from Elsewhere showcase

This Saturday, February 29 marks the return of Sounds from Elsewhere, a quarterly showcase shining a light on the alternative hip-hop and R&B artists emerging from the soil. Hosted [...]

By |February 26, 2020|Comments Off on Siri Seiko, Wade08, Trey Coastal on Sounds from Elsewhere showcase
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    Noise Pop 2020: Tim Atlas turns insecurities and anxieties into dreamy indie pop

Noise Pop 2020: Tim Atlas turns insecurities and anxieties into dreamy indie pop

Ever since his elimination from season nine of NBC’s The Voice, Tim Atlas refused to let a short stint on reality TV dictate the rest of his career. He [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Body, Midtown Social and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Body, Midtown Social and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

Looking for more giveaways? We've moved our hottest ticket giveaways over to Instagram, and are reserving a few more just for newsletter subscribers. Follow us on Instagram [...]

By |February 26, 2020|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Body, Midtown Social and more
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    Noise Pop 2020: Stephen Steinbrink, Mutual Benefit soothe souls at Starline

Noise Pop 2020: Stephen Steinbrink, Mutual Benefit soothe souls at Starline

On the first night of Noise Pop, festival attendees at Starline Social Club were greeted by a calming presence in the form of Stephen Steinbrink, Sonoda, and Mutual Benefit. [...]

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    Noise Pop 2020: Joshua Radin + Friends at Great American Music Hall

Noise Pop 2020: Joshua Radin + Friends at Great American Music Hall

From left: William Fitzsimmons, Joshua Radin, Ben Kweller (photo: Cindy Huang)

Acoustic shows at the Great American Music Hall always guarantee an intimate experience with the artist. Singer-songwriter Joshua Radin [...]

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  • George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: George Clinton + Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre

Review + Photos: George Clinton + Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

As I walk into Petaluma’s Mystic Theatre, I hear this in passing: “The Mothership has landed!” That statement pertains to [...]

By |February 25, 2020|Comments Off on Review + Photos: George Clinton + Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre

Women Sound Off Festival Is Back This April 3-5

The fourth annual Women Sound Off Festival (WSO) was recently just announced proving to one-up itself year after year. Formally known as Women in Music, WSO is a full [...]

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  • Third Eye Blind at O2 Kentish Town Forum, by Robert Alleyne
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    San Francisco natives Third Eye Blind to play the Fox Theater

San Francisco natives Third Eye Blind to play the Fox Theater

Third Eye Blind (photo: Robert Alleyne)

On March 13, alternative rock legends and San Francisco darlings Third Eye Blind will make the trek across the Bay Bridge from their digs in [...]

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Photos: Metronomy at the The UC Theatre

Metronomy (photo: Vanessa Solis)

British electronic group Metronomy performed at The UC Theatre in support of their latest album, Metronomy Forever, which came out last year. Our photographer Vanessa Solis was at the [...]

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  • Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group at the Uptown Theater, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Lyle Lovett + His Acoustic Group at the Uptown Theater

Review + Photos: Lyle Lovett + His Acoustic Group at the Uptown Theater

Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Texas country crooner Lyle Lovett is a bit grayer with his famous hair than the last time I saw [...]

By |February 24, 2020|2 Comments
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    Oakland artist Ricky Lake releases new album “Last Summer Sucked”

Oakland artist Ricky Lake releases new album “Last Summer Sucked”

Spending most of 2019 as a feature fixture (and getting his first placement on Showtime's The L Word), Ricky Lake is now ready to claim some shine of his [...]

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Jack Symes’ Prom Night at Great American

Singer-songwriter Jack Symes returns to his old San Francisco stomping grounds this March to grace the Great American stage. Didn’t get the prom night you wanted in high school? [...]

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