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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 16 – 18

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 16 – 18

This. This is what's happening this weekend.

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Photos: The Liners at Hotel Utah

The Liners (photo: Robert Alleyne)

San Francisco band the Liners opened up for Nashville’s Sound Hound Smith on Saturday night at Hotel Utah. The Liners were rip-roaring fun from start to [...]

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    Oakland beat showcase SMART BOMB recognized in 2017 YCBA 100

Oakland beat showcase SMART BOMB recognized in 2017 YCBA 100

Every year, San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts publishes its YCBA 100 list that names people, organizations and movements that are using the arts to innovate and [...]

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    Review + Photos: Corinne Bailey Rae spreads love at the Fillmore

Review + Photos: Corinne Bailey Rae spreads love at the Fillmore

Corine Bailey Rae (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Three songs into Corinne Bailey Rae's set at the Fillmore in San Francisco I looked back to the crowd and took in the scene. It [...]

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Phono del Sol Profile: The Coathangers

The Coathangers (photo: Erika Reinsel)

The members of The Coathangers are bold, loud and do what they want.

"The reason that we're so blunt and upfront is because what you see is [...]

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INVSN head to Bottom of the Hill in September

INVSN (photo: Selma Grönlund)

The Scandinavian band INVSN has released their new album, The Beautiful Stories, in the United States on Dine Alone Records. They have also announced a North [...]

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    The 2017 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival is this Saturday! Get your tickets right now!

The 2017 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival is this Saturday! Get your tickets right now!

The 2017 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival is this Saturday, June 17! Our seventh annual celebration of Bay Area music and food features our best lineup of [...]

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    Great Grandpa Share ‘Expert Eraser,’ play Bottom of the Hill in July

Great Grandpa Share ‘Expert Eraser,’ play Bottom of the Hill in July

Great Grandpa (photo: Buggo Vigor)

Since 2014, the Seattle rock band Great Grandpa have been slowly gaining a wide a loyal following. After releasing their well-received EP Can Opener, they [...]

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    The Masonic welcomes French electronic pioneers AIR next week

The Masonic welcomes French electronic pioneers AIR next week

The influential French electronic duo AIR kicked off their first American tour in seven years last week in the Northeast and picks up from Chicago next week into three California dates.

AIR [...]

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    Interview: Gay Henry returns to NorCal for festival performance

Interview: Gay Henry returns to NorCal for festival performance

'Gay Henry' is a heterosexual millennial drag queen in Guerneville, a small town in rural northern California still populated by descendants of loggers. Gay Henry is especially unusual in [...]

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NYC’s Dopapod to jam two nights in the Bay Area

Dopapod, the NYC-based palindrome princes of the jam scene, kicked off their West Coast tour this week in Boulder, CO. They will loop around the PNW and into Santa Cruz [...]

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    Giveaway: Actual Wolf’s ‘Faded Days’ release show with Mipso at Slim’s

Giveaway: Actual Wolf’s ‘Faded Days’ release show with Mipso at Slim’s

Oakland's Actual Wolf (aka Eric Pollard) digitally released his album Faded Days on Redhouse Records earlier this month, and this weekend he's celebrating the release at Slim's, opening for [...]

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