Giveaway: Jonathan Richman at the Chapel

First time I saw Jonathan Richman was at Burger Boogaloo in Oakland in 2015. The first thing he did was make sure that he didn't have to stand on [...]

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Cougar on a Meth Binge preps dreamy show

Oakland's Cougar on a Meth Binge has never sounded like their name might lead you to believe, and now they're hoping to lead you about as far from their [...]

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Photos: Grace Kelly at Yoshi’s

Grace Kelly (photo: Ria Burman)

Grace Kelly brought the house down at Yoshi's while taking the audience on an emotional roller-coaster ride with her sweet storytelling, songwriting, and spellbinding saxophone [...]

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Review + Photos: Modest Mouse at the Fox Theater

Modest Mouse (photo: William Wayland)

Modest Mouse is one of the few alternative bands that has thrived on a dedicated fan base extending decades. This was on full blast — literally [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Deorro at August Hall

Erick Orrosquieta, AKA Deorro, is known throughout the EDM world. If that's a world you're a part of, chances are you've heard "Five Hours" at least once in your [...]

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Business of Dreams headlining the Knockout this week

Corey Cunningham (formerly of Terry Malts and Magic Bullets) has crafted a solo project, Business of Dreams. His father's passing in 2015 lead to numerous songs and recordings, and [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 1 – 3

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 1 – 3

Friday, June 1
Clusterfest @ Civic Center Plaza
Over the course of the weekend, comedy-music mashup Clusterfest offers something for everyone: Tiffany Haddish, Trevor Noah, John Mulaney and more share a [...]

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Photos: Godspeed You! Black Emperor at the Fox Theater

Godspeed You! Black Emperor (photo: Scott Russell)

Doom/black metal band Godspeed You! Black Emperor brought their moody show to the Fox Theater this past week. They were supported by Marisa Anderson [...]

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    Greater Sirens to release debut album ‘Unnatural Causes’ tonight

Greater Sirens to release debut album ‘Unnatural Causes’ tonight

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On June 1, post-punk indie rockers Greater Sirens will release their debut full length album, Unnatural Causes. Blending twin bass guitars, toy keyboards, and percussion that pops [...]

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Redwood Mountain Faire returns to Felton this weekend

This weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3, the Redwood Mountain Faire returns to Roaring Camp Railroad in Felton, CA. Featuring 22 bands, this family friendly arts, food [...]

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    Robert Whitman brings rare ‘Prince Pre-Fame’ photos to Lower Haight gallery

Robert Whitman brings rare ‘Prince Pre-Fame’ photos to Lower Haight gallery

The High Priest of Pop, His Royal Badness, The Purple One, Skipper, Alexander Nevermind, The Artist Formerly Known As...however you choose to refer to Prince Rogers Nelson, a new [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Aly & AJ at August Hall

Former Disney darlings Aly & AJ are back after nearly 10 years out of the music industry. Around the same time last year, they announced their single "Take Me" [...]

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