Culture Collide returns to SF this week, with headliners Milo Greene and Widowspeak
TacocaT at Culture Collide SF 2014 Goodness, it's a big week for all-encompassing music festivals in the Bay Area. While we're all recovering from Oakland Music Festival and preparing for the hedonistic grandeur that will be Hardly Strictly, we recommend a more intimate musical affair to ease you into the weekend to come: the second San Francisco installment of Culture Collide, taking place this Thursday and Friday (October 1 & 2) at the Swedish American Hall and DSF Clothing. For those who don't know about the history of the festival, it's the brainchild of Culture Collide, the editorial platform/publishing house started by Alan Miller, [...]
Culture Collide! Burger’s Caravan of Stars! Pine Sol!
TacocaT The Culture Collide festival made its SF debut this week. FILTER magazine started the fest in LA in 2010 but this year it has branched out to SF and NYC. Of course FILTER has been a regular at SXSW for 10+ years. It is an impressive undertaking. There are panel discussions in the daytime and 4 venues full of music in the evening (Elbo Room, Amnesia, The Chapel and Hipstamatic). It is like a mini-me of SXSW (but with 96% fewer bands). Culture Collide does bring groups from all over the world. This year they claim "75 bands from [...]
Culture Collide invades SF, announces full schedule
Culture Collide, the self-described "international, multicultural melting pot of music, culinary, and the art of travel," is now in the fifth year of its flagship LA festival, and it now treks north to San Francisco for its first annual NorCal event on October 14 and 15. The SF edition of Culture Collide will feature independent acts from countries around the world, including the US, UK, Australia, Peru, Mexico, Israel, Jordan, and many, many more. Founded by Filter Magazine co-founder Alan Miller, Culture Collide provides independent music fans a unique peak into other countries' music scenes and an entree into the [...]