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    Talking heritage and honesty with Lyrics Born and Ruby Ibarra

Talking heritage and honesty with Lyrics Born and Ruby Ibarra

Celebrating heritage is the combatant of such turbulent times — when the authorities are called on an ordinary, everyday barbecue, the community comes together. The world today, in this [...]

By |May 16, 2018|0 Comments

Review: Joyce Manor at the Phoenix Theater

Joyce Manor (photo: Derek Nielsen)

Droves of eager post-emo and punk kids filed into the Phoenix Theater on a chilly May evening, where jackets quickly peeled off, giving way to [...]

Mixtape: Highlights in Bay Area Latin Music

Download: Mixtape: Highlights in Bay Area Latin Music (Podcast #428)

This episode first ran on KQED.org.

The Bay Area has a rich history of acclaimed musicians drawing from the many musical [...]

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    Treasure Island Music Festival makes a triumphant return for 2018

Treasure Island Music Festival makes a triumphant return for 2018

After taking 2017 off, the Bay's beloved Treasure Island Music Festival just announced its return for the fall of this year.

Due to development and construction surrounding the festival's namesake [...]

By |May 15, 2018|0 Comments

Giveaway: Franz Ferdinand at the Fox Theater

Looking for a great reason to take someone out to a show? If you and your date are fans of Franz Ferdinand, you should definitely enter our giveaway!

The Scottish [...]

Review + Photos: Peter Hook and the Light at the Warfield

Peter Hook and the Light (photo: Patric Carver)

Peter Hook and the Light illuminated the Warfield Saturday night with back-to-back performances of New Order and Joy Division’s twin compilations, Substance.

Usually, [...]

Review: FRENSHIP and Yoke Lore at the Independent

FRENSHIP (photo: Emily Gadd)

On May 8 FRENSHIP played at the Independent for their first-ever headlining tour.

New York artist Yoke Lore kicked off the night with his feel-good folksy music. [...]

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Photos: Melvin Seals and the JGB at the Warfield

Melvin Seals and the JGB (photo: Kate Haley)

Last Saturday night saw Melvin Seals and the JGB (short for the Jerry Garcia Band) perform at the Warfield to bring some of the finest [...]

Review + Photos: U2 at SAP Center

U2 (photo: Kate Haley)

When presented with a last-minute opportunity to catch a 22-time Grammy Award winning rock and roll band, it's hard to say anything but "Hell yes!"

U2, as cheesy [...]

By |May 11, 2018|1 Comment
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 11 – 13

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 11 – 13

You'll want to be among the first to experience the brand-new Blurry Vision Fest.
Friday, May 11
Rogue Wave @ The Independent
Don't miss Oakland legends Rogue Wave performing their breakout album, [...]

By |May 11, 2018|0 Comments
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    “Help a human out” with the return of Let It Bleed next month

“Help a human out” with the return of Let It Bleed next month

Let's just get this out of the way:

PERIODS.

There have been a lot of strides made in the last few years regarding gender equality, but talking openly about menstruation is [...]

By |May 11, 2018|0 Comments

Review + Photos: Danny Click at the Throckmorton Theatre

Danny Click (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Intimacy can be thought of as a connection between two or more people sharing an experience that brings them closer together. Music can [...]