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    Review + Photos: The Kickback and Bush dominate the Warfield

Review + Photos: The Kickback and Bush dominate the Warfield

Bush (photo: Patric Carver)

“Gavin will be out shortly to sing like a man,” the Kickback lead vocalist Billy Yost called out to the crowd, “which is a real difference [...]

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Smidley makes Bay Area debut with Tigers Jaw

In the oddest of circumstances where you have yet to secure your ticket to

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    Live This Month: June 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: June 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts


Download: Live This Month: June 2017 (Podcast #408)

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

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Phono Del Sol: Madeline Kenney can’t sit still

Words by Annie Bacon

“I once dreamt my own death,” Madeline Kenney tells me over tea at Black Spring Coffee in Oakland. “I fell off a really tall ladder and [...]

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Photos: The inaugural Colossal Clusterfest 2017

Princess (photo: Jon Bauer)

An amalgam of comedy, music, art, and performance that was unlike many of the usual festivals in the city, the very first Comedy Central Colosssal Clusterfest [...]

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Announcing set times for Phono del Sol 2017!

The 2017 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival is almost here! Check out the set times below to catch your favorite artists on our Mission and Potrero Stages. [...]

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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 5 – 8

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 5 – 8

Monday, June 5
Valerie June @ Great American Music Hall
Acclaimed songwriter and current queen of Americana and soul Valerie June headlines Great American Music Hall.

Rogue Wave @ Alamo Drafthouse
Come for [...]

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    San Jose producer B. Lewis releases new track, “Strange Things”

San Jose producer B. Lewis releases new track, “Strange Things”

Bay Area music coverage tends to hone its focus on San Francisco and Oakland, but the South Bay shouldn’t be undermined, especially when it comes to the beat producer [...]

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  • Turn It Around at Alamo Draft House, by SarahJayn Kemp
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    ‘Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’ premieres at SF Docfest

‘Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’ premieres at SF Docfest

Turn It Around (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

The Wednesday night premiere at the Alamo Drafthouse of Turn It Around: the Story of East Bay Punk seemed a little like a punk [...]

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Soul Slam XII: Prince + MJ featuring DJ Spinna

Summer in San Francisco guarantees two things: Foggy Fourth of Julys and Soul Slam.

Each year, Mezzanine turns into a dance oasis to celebrate the timeless, beloved sounds of the [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 2 – 4

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 2 – 4

It was 50 years ago yesterday...

Friday, June 2
Colossal Clusterfest @ Civic Center Plaza
Through Sunday, Colossal Clusterfest takes over Civic Center with an expert mash-up of music and comedy.

The Mountain [...]

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Premiere: “All Szn” by Lord Morgan ft. EyyELL

(photo: @isaiahbeiser)

The Bay Area's rich history of hip-hop and R&B continues to thrive through people like Kehlani and Iamsu!. Two other local artists headed for stardom are Lord Morgan [...]

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