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Monday, Dec 29, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Rock and Retro Game Fest Headed to San Jose

Rock and Retro Game Fest Headed to San Jose

San Jose State University will host Rockage 4.0, a tribute to rock and old-school video games, in February. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014 at 5:01 PM

Catch E-40 on The Tonight Show

Catch E-40 on The Tonight Show

E-40 performs "IDFWU" with Big Sean this evening on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. Read »

Monday, Dec 22, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Boots Riley Publishes Screenplay

Boots Riley Publishes Screenplay

The Coup frontman draws from his experience as a telemarketer for his first original screenplay, published by McSweeney's. Read »

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Watch Big DJs Spin Tiny Records

Watch Big DJs Spin Tiny Records

Oakland's 45 Sessions heads to San Francisco for a special night with New York DJ legends Diamond D and Mark The 45 King. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Brian McKnight Brings Intimate Show to San Francisco

Brian McKnight Brings Intimate Show to San Francisco

Soul singer and multi-instrumentalist Brian McKnight is getting up close and personal with San Francisco this week with eight shows at The Addition. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Green Day Scores Rock Hall of Fame Induction

Green Day Scores Rock Hall of Fame Induction

The Bay Area band with a 25-year recorded history joins rock's immortals in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Read »

Monday, Dec 15, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Jeff Mills Debuts Live "Cine-Mix" in San Francisco

Jeff Mills Debuts Live

World-class DJ Jeff Mills will create a live soundtrack for a classic silent film screening at San Francisco's Jewish Community Center. Read »

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Here's Your Bay Area Storm Playlist

Here's Your Bay Area Storm Playlist

Soundtrack your Pineapple Express experience with songs by The Weather Girls, Metallica and Young Gully. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Stevie Wonder Brings Joy, Consciousness to Oakland

Stevie Wonder Brings Joy, Consciousness to Oakland

Stevie Wonder, United Nations Messenger of Peace, used his Oakland concert to comment on police brutality and the need for global love. Read »

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Fleetwood Mac: Back Next Year

Fleetwood Mac: Back Next Year

If you missed Fleetwood Mac's performance at Oracle Arena last night, don't worry; the band will return in April 2015. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Finish Ticket Will Play The Fillmore

Finish Ticket Will Play The Fillmore

Alameda band signed to Atlantic Records earlier this year stops in San Francisco this month. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 at 12:20 PM

E-40 Introduces Sluricane Cocktail

E-40 Introduces Sluricane Cocktail

Decades after rhyming about Carlo Rossi wine, rap star E-40 conquered the wine business. Now he's tackling spirits. Read »

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Sneak Peek DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist Spinning Bambaataa Records

Sneak Peek DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist Spinning Bambaataa Records

After selling out in San Francisco, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist have added a new Bay Area date, stopping at The Fox Theater on November 25. Read »

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Noise Pop Releases Initial 2015 Lineup

Noise Pop Releases Initial 2015 Lineup

Caribou, Dan Deacon, The Church, and more will appear at annual music festival, which runs Feb. 20-Mar. 1. Read »

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Margaret Cho Busks to Raise Money For SF Homeless

Margaret Cho Busks to Raise Money For SF Homeless

Comedian, actress, singer and San Francisco native Margaret Cho will perform daily in the streets to raise money for the homeless. Read »

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