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    SYML shares new single “Clean Eyes” with his sights set on debut album

SYML shares new single “Clean Eyes” with his sights set on debut album

Washington artist Brian Fennell, whose solo project goes by the name SYML, admits he has the “ugly trait” of being cynical while his wife holds a brighter outlook.

SYML sings [...]

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Photos: Treasure Island Music Festival 2018

A$AP Rocky (photo: Priscilla Rodriguez)

Read our review here.

After taking a year off, one of the best local festivals, Treasure Island Music Festival, returned to the Bay with a [...]

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    In a new location, Treasure Island picks up where it left off

In a new location, Treasure Island picks up where it left off

Tame Impala (photo: Priscilla Rodriguez)

After spending a year on the festival circuit sidelines, Treasure Island Music Festival returned this weekend with a revitalized spirit thanks to a brand-new location.

Migrating [...]

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Marissa Nadler supporting Mercury Rev at the Chapel

(photo: Ebru Yildiz)

In support of her eighth album release, Marissa Nadler will be performing the opening set for Mercury Rev's 20th Anniversary of Deserter's Songs celebration at the Chapel [...]

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  • Ani DiFranco at The Fillmore, by Ria Burman
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    Photos: Andrea Gibson opens for Ani DiFranco at the Fillmore

Photos: Andrea Gibson opens for Ani DiFranco at the Fillmore

Ani DiFranco (photo: Ria Burman)

Andrea Gibson, fresh from an intimate set at the Bandwagon stage at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, opened for Ani DiFranco at the Fillmore last Sunday night. [...]

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    Hobo Johnson and the LoveMakers bring “your mom” on tour

Hobo Johnson and the LoveMakers bring “your mom” on tour

In case you missed Hobo Johnson & the LoveMakers last night at The Fillmore, you still have a chance. Tonight, October 15, they will cruise south to the Catalyst [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 12 – 14

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 12 – 14

Friday, October 12
The Dodos @ The Independent
Don't miss the return of beloved locals the Dodos — you might end up falling in love, like our former editor Annie did.

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Gilligan Moss prepare the content cannon for launch

You probably already know this but this weekend is the Treasure Island Music Festival. We’ll be there and we’re hoping you will be too. We’re excited for all the [...]

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    Connan Mockasin premiering new LP and film at Castro Theatre

Connan Mockasin premiering new LP and film at Castro Theatre

(photo: Sam Kristofski)

Connan Mockasin will premiere his first publicly-released film Bostyn ’n Dobsyn and third record Jassbusters at San Francisco's Castro Theatre on Monday, October 15. Twenty years in [...]

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  • Emmylou Harris at the Haight Street Art Center, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Rocket Dog Rescue Benefit with Emmylou Harris at Haight Street Art Center

Review + Photos: Rocket Dog Rescue Benefit with Emmylou Harris at Haight Street Art Center

Emmylou Harris (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

It’s a time in our history where there is a ridiculous amount of horror and stupidity in the news, so it’s not surprising [...]

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Review + Photos: Day 3 of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018

Emmylou Harris (photo: Ria Burman)

The last day of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass brought sunshine and good vibes as the Dead South kicked off the Porch stage with whiskey and rock [...]

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Review + Photos: Day 2 of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018

Hurray For The Riff Raff (photo: Ria Burman)

Day two of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass brought more sun, more stages. and more music. The Hip Spanic Allstars opened the Porch Stage, [...]

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