Get To Know: Just Rese

Just Rese is a rapper coming out of Oakland. He's put out a series of singles since 2014, and he's playing at Southside Festival presented by The Bay Bridged [...]

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    Introducing Francesca Simone, Beyonce’s Bay Area-born guitarist

Introducing Francesca Simone, Beyonce’s Bay Area-born guitarist

In 2005, Carlos Santana made a 10-year-old girl cry.

Francesca Simone didn't know what was happening. She had been taken to his concert at the the HP Pavilion (now known [...]

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Kush Arora, aka Only Now, on metal and MUTEK

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San Francisco’s Kush Arora has made a name for himself by producing dancehall rhythms and dub beats since around 2004. Having grown up as a metalhead and [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Colouring at Cafe du Nord

It's "Time" for you to score your tickets to see Colouring, who are making a stop at Cafe du Nord next week. We've got your way in, you just [...]

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    Playlist: Listen to this mix of artists performing at the 2018 Southside Festival!

Playlist: Listen to this mix of artists performing at the 2018 Southside Festival!

The 2018 Southside Festival is this weekend! Join us and Imprint.City this Saturday for a full day of amazing local music, art, and beer, with performances by Zion-I, Beejus, [...]

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    Treasure Island Music Festival announces 2018 lineup: Tame Impala, A$AP Rocky, Lord Huron and many more

Treasure Island Music Festival announces 2018 lineup: Tame Impala, A$AP Rocky, Lord Huron and many more

Just a day after announcing its new location at Oakland's Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, the Treasure Island Music Festival has announced the full lineup for its 2018 festivities. Tame [...]

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Video Premiere: Dance through the Sunset with Sunset Super

Sunset Super is a new duo formed by a couple of longtime pals, Tim Tyson and Alex Swain. Swain and Tyson grew up together in Southern California and have [...]

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Bands In Portrait: Lalin

“I discovered that I'm not as weak as I thought I was,” says Lalin St. Juste. We’re discussing what she has learned, about herself, through making music. “Music has [...]

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    Talking heritage and honesty with Lyrics Born and Ruby Ibarra

Talking heritage and honesty with Lyrics Born and Ruby Ibarra

Celebrating heritage is the combatant of such turbulent times — when the authorities are called on an ordinary, everyday barbecue, the community comes together. The world today, in this [...]

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Review: Joyce Manor at the Phoenix Theater

Joyce Manor (photo: Derek Nielsen)

Droves of eager post-emo and punk kids filed into the Phoenix Theater on a chilly May evening, where jackets quickly peeled off, giving way to [...]

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Mixtape: Highlights in Bay Area Latin Music

Download: Mixtape: Highlights in Bay Area Latin Music (Podcast #428)

This episode first ran on KQED.org.

The Bay Area has a rich history of acclaimed musicians drawing from the many musical [...]

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    Treasure Island Music Festival makes a triumphant return for 2018

Treasure Island Music Festival makes a triumphant return for 2018

After taking 2017 off, the Bay's beloved Treasure Island Music Festival just announced its return for the fall of this year.

Due to development and construction surrounding the festival's namesake [...]

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