20th Street Block Party: details and lineup revealed

The details regarding the 20th Street Block Party, taking place on August 24th on 20th Street between Harrison and Bryant, have been officially revealed! Music: Two Gallants Mac DeMarco Quinn Deveaux & the Blue Beat Review More TBA Food and drink: The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen Asiento Atlas Cafe Blowfish Central Kitchen Coffee Bar flour + water Rhea’s Deli Salumeria Sightglass Trick Dog Benders Bar & Grill Jay’n Bee Club There will also be a variety of local craft vendors and interactive activities to round out the day. The event (presented by Noise Pop, Ne Timeas, Nomic and The Bon [...]

The Bold Italic & Dusty Stax present Hollywood Babylon Spring Formal

It's that time of the year again! The Bold Italic and Dusty Stax are hosting their annual spring dance on Saturday, March 23rd, and for this year's theme they've grabbed inspiration from the classic Hollywood days of glamour and scandal chronicled in the 1965 book Hollywood Babylon, which was initially banned upon its release. Hollywood Babylon Spring Formal will be held at Potrero Hill's Verdi Club and is sure to be an affair fit for the most famous district in Los Angeles: Ladies, there can only be one Black Dahlia and only one Jane Mansfield, but that doesn’t mean you can’t pay homage to the infamous [...]

The Bold Italic's Spring Fling Dance, 3/24/12 at the Verdi Club

Spring is in the air, and the Bold Italic & Dusty Stax are ready to start you off right with their Spring Fling dance (21+), a celebration of soul and girl group hits performed by supergroup the Gold Star Band, taking place on March 24th at the Verdi Club in the Mission. The Gold Star Band is comprised of soul-singer Quinn DeVeaux, Carletta Sue Kay, Noelle Cahill (Tim Cohen's Magic Trick, The Sandwitches), and Jen Snyder with backup vocals from the Golden Girls. The night will also feature DJs Dick Vivian and Sama (Rooky Ricardo’s Records) keeping the dance floor going from behind [...]

Quinn DeVeaux and the Blue Beat Review go ‘Under Covers’

Erinn Clancy directed the video for "Good News," a Sam Cooke cover as performed by Quinn DeVeaux and the Blue Beat Review. The song comes from the SF band's Under Covers album, a collection of covers that includes reworkings of cuts by The Meters, Muddy Waters and more. Here's the Blue Beat Review's take on Waters’ "Tiger in Your Tank": Quinn DeVeaux "Tiger In Your Tank" at the Independent Saturday July 16th by seaweedsway It's worth noting that Quinn's not all about covers, though; DeVeaux is preparing an album of original compositions for release next year. The Under Covers release [...]

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New East Bay music compilation release, show this Friday

It's always a good time to feature music from the oft-neglected East side of the Bay. Davyd Nereo of Beatbeat Whisper and Winnie Byrd has completed a new recording project: a local compilation, full of exclusive tracks from Oakland-based bands. The compilation consists of 15 bands and solo artists from Oakland, including Ash Reiter, The Blank Tapes, Belly of the Whale, Jen Weisberg, Mark Deutsch, Quinn Deveaux, Roberto Miguel, Ayla Nereo and more. Ash Reiter - "Red White and Blue" Those interested in picking up a copy of this new disc can do so at the Starry Plough [...]

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