What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 21 – 23

Have you been good enough for Krampus this year? Friday, December 21 Killer Whale @ Bottom of the Hill In addition to the up-and-coming Killer Whale on this bill is The Bernal Buzzard And The Richmond Rhythm Review, a project of Pete Fields of Trainwreck Riders and Slow Motion Cowboys. Too $hort Camp Fire Benefit @ 1015 Folsom The Oakland originator raises funds for Camp Fire relief with a little help from Aux Cord, Sean G, Nanosaur and more. Y0Y, 100Fire, Nyre @ Hotel Utah Dreamy and a little bit dark, this lineup of Northern and Central Californian psych and [...]

Hip-Hop Harmony: The surprising connection between the Bay and Detroit

(illustration: Rob Goodman) Words by Jequcory M. Davis “If you’ve rode in Detroit a lot, or if you’ve rode in Oakland a lot, you hear this recurring phrase: In Detroit, it’s a lot of ‘Aye (Too) $hort, you know I got some cousins in Oakland,' or you hang out in Oakland and they always like,'You know my cousins in Detroit?' Somehow, these two crazy cities are related. Through spirit and through blood there is a connection through Oakland and Detroit.” Those are the words of Oakland native Too $hort, who has hung around Detroit and worked with their artists for [...]

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