Tim Cohen announces new solo album ‘The Modern World’

The great Tim Cohen (of The Fresh & Onlys and Magic Trick) just announced a new solo album. The Modern World comes out on Sinderlyn on September 28, and [...]

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Red Bull Music brings local DJ showcase to Oakland

If anyone needs a convenient introduction to Oakland's thriving nightlife scene, look no further than this weekend's Red Bull Music Presents Oakland: Block Party on July 28 at Geoffrey's [...]

By |July 27, 2018|Comments Off on Red Bull Music brings local DJ showcase to Oakland
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 27 – 29

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 27 – 29

Friday, July 27
Gray Area Festival @ Gray Area Grand Theater
This exploration of art and technology — Gray Area's sweet spot — will feature performances from artists like Hundred Waters, [...]

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Review + Photos: Juliette and The Licks at the Cornerstone

Juliette and The Licks (photo: Ria Burman)

Juliette and The Licks exploded onto the stage at Cornerstone last week, bringing electric energy to a sweet sweating show. The ever charismatic [...]

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    Family Affair Gallery celebrates 30 years of Eric B. & Rakim’s ‘Follow the Leader’

Family Affair Gallery celebrates 30 years of Eric B. & Rakim’s ‘Follow the Leader’

Following its inaugural show, "Prince Pre-Fame" with famed photographer Robert Whitman, the Family Affair gallery in Lower Haight debuts its newest exhibit, "Eric B & Rakim Follow the Leader." [...]

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    Review + Photos: Larkin Poe offers no-holds-barred blues rock at the Rickshaw Stop

Review + Photos: Larkin Poe offers no-holds-barred blues rock at the Rickshaw Stop

Larkin Poe (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

Larkin Poe took the stage at the Rickshaw Stop just before 10pm on July 19 with force and determination. From the moment that [...]

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    Tanukichan dishes out dreamy shoegaze at Rickshaw Stop TONIGHT

Tanukichan dishes out dreamy shoegaze at Rickshaw Stop TONIGHT

Kick the midweek blues tonight, July 25, at the Rickshaw Stop with the help of dream pop artist Tanukichan, as she glides through her U.S. tour. Bay Area-based Hannah [...]

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    Treasure Island Music Festival announces daily lineups and single-day tickets

Treasure Island Music Festival announces daily lineups and single-day tickets

The 2018 Treasure Island Music Festival just announced its stacked daily lineups for the two-day festivities taking place October 13–14 at Oakland's Middle Harbor Shoreline Park.

Both days offer a [...]

By |July 25, 2018|Comments Off on Treasure Island Music Festival announces daily lineups and single-day tickets
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    Tony Molina releases new music from upcoming LP ‘Kill The Lights’

Tony Molina releases new music from upcoming LP ‘Kill The Lights’

Tony Molina — formerly of Ovens and Caged Animals — recently released three tracks from his upcoming solo album Kill the Lights. And, if the first releases from the [...]

By |July 24, 2018|1 Comment
  • Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project at the Sweetwater Music Hall, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project delivers rambunctious joy at Sweetwater Music Hall

Review + Photos: Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project delivers rambunctious joy at Sweetwater Music Hall

Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Sometimes a band gets into your head and rearranges your brain synapses so that you are never the same again. [...]

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Review & Photos: Car Seat Headrest at the Fillmore

Car Seat Headrest (photo: Joshua Huver)

Car Seat Headrest crashed into the Fillmore for two nights in a row, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 17 and 18. The group is going [...]

By |July 20, 2018|1 Comment
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    Premiere: Check out “Treasure Island Blues” from Hot Buttered Rum

Premiere: Check out “Treasure Island Blues” from Hot Buttered Rum

The official bluegrass band of the SF Giants, Hot Buttered Rum returns with a brand new album of all-original material. Recorded at Panoramic Studios in Stinson Beach, Lonesome Panoramic [...]

By |July 20, 2018|Comments Off on Premiere: Check out “Treasure Island Blues” from Hot Buttered Rum