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. [...]

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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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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 [...]

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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.

Next [...]

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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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This Week: ‘Die Hard’ + a DJ at the Roxie

Look, I know the "Die Hard is a Christmas movie" debate is officially dead by this year (but, like, it is a Christmas movie). But can we all still [...]

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Review + Photos: Monophonics at the Flamingo Resort

Monophonics (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

If you have yet to experiencing a live show from Bay Area soul-rockers Monophonics, you must know that the main reason for going to one of their [...]

By |December 9, 2019|2 Comments

Photos: Snoop Dogg at the Fillmore

Snoop Dogg (photo: Ria Burman)

Snoop Dogg brought the smoke to the Fillmore last week. RJ at Noon started the night off, warming up the crowd before the smooth-chill of [...]

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December Playlist: Best of the Bay 2019

December is here and that can mean only one thing: lists.

Gift shopping lists. Baking lists. Best-of-the-Year lists. You name it, it probably exists in bulleted form for the season. Chalk [...]

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  • Shame at O2 Islington in London, by Ian Young
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    Beyond the Bay: Shame raise funds for Campaign Against Living Miserably in London

Beyond the Bay: Shame raise funds for Campaign Against Living Miserably in London

Shame (photo: Ian Young)

An incredible lineup of British bands (plus special guests We Are Scientists) came together last weekend to celebrate the life of booking agent Chris Meredith, who [...]

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