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    Mixtape: Local Musicians at Eleven Upcoming Bay Area Music Festivals

Mixtape: Local Musicians at Eleven Upcoming Bay Area Music Festivals

Download: Mixtape: Local Musicians at Eleven Upcoming Bay Area Music Festivals (Podcast #429)

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With the debut of the Blurry Vision Fest in Oakland earlier this [...]

By |May 25, 2018|Comments Off on Mixtape: Local Musicians at Eleven Upcoming Bay Area Music Festivals

The Bay Abridged: May 25 – June 7

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In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, [...]

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    Photos: The incredible sights, sounds and fans of the 2016 BottleRock Napa Valley festival

Photos: The incredible sights, sounds and fans of the 2016 BottleRock Napa Valley festival

Florence + The Machine (photo: Jon Ching)

This Memorial day brought the still-young-but-rising-quickly 4th annual BottleRock Napa Valley music festival to the North Bay.  The festival boasted a wide variety of acts across [...]

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    Bottlerock Napa Valley 2016 lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, and more to perform

Bottlerock Napa Valley 2016 lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, and more to perform

2016 has only just begun stretching its limbs, yet festival season is already off to a hectic start. Last evening saw Coachella release their latest lineup — a real doozy [...]

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BottleRock Napa: Echosmith feels the love

Childhood, for many siblings, is a very competitive time. Sisters and brothers try to out-do each other, which leads to fighting, and eventually, many can’t stand being in a [...]

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    In third year, BottleRock Napa Valley attempts to move into the black

In third year, BottleRock Napa Valley attempts to move into the black

The test runs are over. With a full year to plan, this year’s BottleRock Napa Valley is finally expected to reach the level producers – both current and original [...]

By |May 21, 2015|Comments Off on In third year, BottleRock Napa Valley attempts to move into the black
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    No Doubt, Robert Plant, Imagine Dragons to headline BottleRock 2015

No Doubt, Robert Plant, Imagine Dragons to headline BottleRock 2015

Cracker @ BottleRock 2014 - Photo by Daniel Kielman

Promoters of BottleRock Napa Valley have announced the lineup for the third year of the embattled music festival. With a full year [...]

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    In a rebuilding year, BottleRock 2014 heads in the right direction

In a rebuilding year, BottleRock 2014 heads in the right direction

Photos by Daniel Kielman; text by Roman Gokhman and Daniel Kielman

There were fewer acts and the names did not shine as brightly as last year. Fewer food venders took [...]

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    Mixtape: What You Need to Know About SF’s Summer Music Festivals

Mixtape: What You Need to Know About SF’s Summer Music Festivals


Download: Mixtape: What You Need to Know About SF's Summer Music Festivals (Podcast #338)

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In 2014, there’s been more controversy about the [...]

By |May 16, 2014|Comments Off on Mixtape: What You Need to Know About SF’s Summer Music Festivals

Your Guide to BottleRock Napa Valley, ’90s Edition

As we told you last month, BottleRock Napa Valley – the festival that, despite a pretty stellar lineup during its inaugural campaign in 2013, was marred by reports of [...]

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    Interview: How BottleRock Napa Valley’s rebirth came to be

Interview: How BottleRock Napa Valley’s rebirth came to be

While tens of thousands flooded the Napa Valley Expo last year for five days of music, gourmet food, wine, comedy and parties last May, and most of them went [...]

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