The Y Axes unveil new single “How We Begin”

San Francisco-based space-pop/post-Americana rockers the Y Axes have debuted the second single, "How We Begin," from their forthcoming album, No Waves.

The band's lead singer, Alexi Rose Belchere, reflects on [...]

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    Sonoma County rock bands rally to benefit The Phoenix Theater

Sonoma County rock bands rally to benefit The Phoenix Theater

Sabertooth Zombie and Brown Bags will rock out at The Phoenix Theater on February 16, in a collective effort to raise funds for necessary updates to the iconic venue. [...]

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Spend Valentine’s Day with ‘The Vagina Monologues’

One Billion Rising will bring The Vagina Monologues to Sonoma County this Valentine's Day, for an empowering, informative night. The goal of One Billion Rising is to end violence [...]

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Review: Efrim Manuel Menuck at the Rickshaw Stop

As I walk into the Rickshaw Stop on a rainy sunday night, I'm a little bit surprised to find that it's almost empty, save 10 or 15 folks milling [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 8 – 10

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 8 – 10

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Jay Stone @ Neck of the Woods
Read more about the local rapper's journey in this week's profile of him and his partner, Queens D.Light.

Balanced Breakfast Summit 2019 [...]

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    Peach Tree Rascals’ “Plus” is a taste of sweet San Jose soul

Peach Tree Rascals’ “Plus” is a taste of sweet San Jose soul

San Jose's Peach Tree Rascals have become the Bay Area's latest emerging DIY darlings and their newest song and video, "Plus" is another sliver of the group's golden-hour soul. [...]

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Spence Koehler strikes out on his own

You can thank Steve Martin for Spence Koehler’s new solo record...kinda.

“I dunno if it’s like...having the space to think about it and let song ideas trickle in, but I [...]

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Photos: SFJAZZ Gala with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Preservation Hall Jazz Band (photo: Ria Burman)

SFJAZZ went to town for its annual gala, which raises money for its artistic and educational programs, serving thousands of students, while spreading [...]

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    Jay Stone and Queens D.Light are figuring it all out, together

Jay Stone and Queens D.Light are figuring it all out, together

Jay Stone could be cut from a cloth of the “last real MCs,” except his swatch would be some thrifted, metallic, purple-and-gold synthetic hemp (despite being born and raised [...]

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    Le Butcherettes’ new album is imbued with the spirit of the Bay

Le Butcherettes’ new album is imbued with the spirit of the Bay

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Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

Listening to Le Butcherettes’ albums is not the same as being in the crowd when Teri Gender Bender pulls out a pig’s head [...]

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Post-rock band Wander releases new music video “March”

First-generation Filipino-American post-rock band (what a title, right?) Wander recently dropped their music video for "March."

The band consisting of Bernard Barcela, Joseph Aguda, Ryan David, and Christian Francisco [...]

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Sol Blume announces full lineup for 2019

Sacramento-based music festival Sol Blume is back for its second year bringing the city top names in R&B, soul, and hip-hop music.

This one-day, multi-stage event will take place [...]

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