The TBB NYE Roundup: 11 live shows to ring in the new year

If you're looking for a music-fueled New Year’s Eve party in the Bay Area, call off the search because we've got you covered. From legendary funk artists in large [...]

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Before you go, listen to Sun Kin’s “Moon-Crane”

Before everyone jets off for the holidays, I want to draw your attention back to the Bay Area and this new(ish — I've been distracted by baking and buying) [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Amo Amo + The Joy Formidable

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    Stella Donnelly’s stirring up some strong folk-pop at Swedish American

Stella Donnelly’s stirring up some strong folk-pop at Swedish American

After releasing this year's album Beware of the Dogs (Secretly Canadian), self-proclaimed shit-stirrer Stella Donnelly is arriving in San Francisco January 14 as part of her US tour and [...]

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    Copyslut covers “Santa Baby” for Sex Workers Outreach Project’s D17

Copyslut covers “Santa Baby” for Sex Workers Outreach Project’s D17

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Content Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual violence and the death of sex workers.

Last Friday, the usually-bombastic cabaret-rock band Copyslut released an intimate and somber [...]

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Beyond the Bay: Penelope Isles at Oslo Hackney in London

Penelope Isles (photo: Ian Young)

Penelope Isles have been hard at work this year. The Brighton-based foursome, who are originally from the Isle of Man, got signed to Bella Union, [...]

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Photos: Pink Martini at SFJAZZ Center

Pink Martini (photo: Jon Bauer)

Pink Martini — the sprawling group with a number of musicians and known for performing a mixture of classical, jazz, and pop — has been [...]

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Photos: Madame Gandhi at Slim’s

Madame Gandhi (photo: Ian Young)
Madame Gandhi graced Slim's on Monday, December 9 with her explosive percussion and thought-provoking lyrics. The touring drummer, who's played with the likes of M.I.A. [...]

By |December 11, 2019|1 Comment
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    Ticket Giveaway Wendesday: OMNI, Fast Times at the Chapel and more

Ticket Giveaway Wendesday: OMNI, Fast Times at the Chapel and more

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Noise Pop announces more shows and more jazz

The 2020 Noise Pop festival just announced Phase 3 of the music lineup for the 28th annual event, happening from Monday, February 24 to Sunday, March 1 throughout San Francisco.

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By |December 10, 2019|Comments Off on Noise Pop announces more shows and more jazz
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    Burger Boogaloo 11 Revealed: July 11-12 with Bikini Kill and more

Burger Boogaloo 11 Revealed: July 11-12 with Bikini Kill and more

Only 214 more shopping days until Burger Boogaloo! Don't blow your wad on fruitcake. Get the gift that keeps on giving: Boogaloo tickets! The dates are announced and the [...]

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B. Lewis debuts ‘Sunset on Carmella’

With recent credits on Kanye's latest album Jesus is King, B. Lewis has long solidified himself as a successful hip-hop and electronic music producer. But with the debut of [...]

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