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    Review + Photos: Third Eye Blind celebrate 20th birthday at the The Chapel

Review + Photos: Third Eye Blind celebrate 20th birthday at the The Chapel

Third Eye Blind (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Thursday, April 6, one of San Francisco's biggest commercial acts celebrated an intimate and rowdy birthday party at The Chapel, a high-profile venue that [...]

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Down 2 Earth release ‘Fair Share,’ play The New Parish

Words by Nina Tabios

For a long time, hip-hop has largely been defined by geography and sound. During the '90s, Bay Area hip-hop was marked by the laid-back, conscious sound [...]

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Photos: Great Highway launch new single at the Elbo Room

Great Highway (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Thursday, April 6, 2017, saw local band Great Highway celebrate the launch of their latest single "Dance of Thrones" at the Elbo Room. In support [...]

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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, April 10 – 13

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, April 10 – 13

Waxahatchee supports The New Pornographers at The Fox on Thursday.

Monday, April 10
SFIFF presents Bill Nye: Science Guy @ Victoria Theater
Join the pop scientist of your youth on a journey [...]

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Travis Hayes featured on ACLU benefit compilation

In these trying times, many politically-minded artists have been harnessing their talents to further causes that are under threat from the highest levels of power. John Nolan, guitarist and [...]

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Hinds and Twin Peaks co-headlining two nights at The Chapel

Hinds are hitting the West Coast once again, this time with their pals from Chicago's Twin Peaks. The two bands are in the midst of a co-headline tour with [...]

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    Luminance Festival benefits Big Sur this Saturday at The Chapel

Luminance Festival benefits Big Sur this Saturday at The Chapel

Last week, The Chapel of San Francisco announced an all-day affair on Saturday, April 15 beginning at 4pm. Eight different groups from up and down the California coastline, from Los [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, April 7 – 9

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, April 7 – 9

Feel that Icelandic chill at The Fox this weekend.
Friday, March 7
Regina Spektor @ The Greek Theatre
The pianist and singer that made her fame in the mid-aughts will enchant the [...]

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    ‘Making Ways’ podcast: Letterpress artist James Tucker goes beyond show prints

‘Making Ways’ podcast: Letterpress artist James Tucker goes beyond show prints

Making Ways is a new podcast exploring the unexpected paths to creative careers. Each episode, I talk with a guest from the world of art, music, technology, marketing, or [...]

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    Gabriel Garzon-Montano releases new album, plays Rickshaw next month

Gabriel Garzon-Montano releases new album, plays Rickshaw next month

Words by Nina Tabios

Earlier this year, multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Garzon-Montano released his debut album Jardin, and is sowing the seeds of his music with a show at the Rickshaw Stop [...]

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

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


Download: Live This Month: April 2017 (Podcast #404)

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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Bands In Portrait: M Lockwood Porter

“If you look at Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump, you see two groups of people who are obviously angry about where we’re at and trying to make massive change,” [...]

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