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Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 6:47 PM
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By The City

We Want to Send You to Outside Lands

We Want to Send You to Outside Lands

The City blog is giving away a pair of tickets to next week's Outside Lands Festival. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 7:35 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

The Castro Wants to Build the World's Biggest Organ

The Castro Wants to Build the World's Biggest Organ

The Castro Theatre will soon lose its iconic Wurlitzer organ, but you can help fund the creation of a unique new instrument. Read »

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 6:14 PM
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By Shannon Bigornia

Jordannah Elizabeth Sows Psychedelic Soul

Jordannah Elizabeth Sows Psychedelic Soul

San Francisco is home to many musicians, journalists, music editors, radio personalities, and event coordinators. Combine them all and you have Jordannah Elizabeth. Read »

Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 4:59 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014: Guess The Lineup

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014: Guess The Lineup

The next Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival is coming to Golden Gate Park on October 3-5. A series of song medleys offer clues for the yet-to-be-announced lineup. Read »

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 5:15 PM
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By The City

Come to The City's Free Sweet 16 Party

Come to The City's Free Sweet 16 Party

Sunrunners, Fritz Montana and The Lillies headline our free party at DNA Lounge on August 28. Join us! Read »

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 5:39 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Hiero Day Doubles Size in 2014

Hiero Day Doubles Size in 2014

Hieroglyphics' free, all-ages Hiero Day event attracted 15,000 peaceful partiers to Oakland last year. Now, they're doubling the space for 2014. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Sriracha, Electronic Dance Music Meet in San Jose

Sriracha, Electronic Dance Music Meet in San Jose

What's the hottest new thing in EDM? Sriracha, of course. The embattled spicy condiment is the unlikely star of The 1st Annual Electronic Sriracha Festival (ESF), to be held at St. James Park in San Jose on... Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 3:34 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

MC Hammer Debuts Cooking Channel Series

MC Hammer Debuts Cooking Channel Series

The rapper, preacher and entrepreneur stars in Holy & Hungry, a food and faith-themed program premiering on Cooking Channel. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 5:07 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Rogue Wave, Cayucas Headline Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party

Rogue Wave, Cayucas Headline Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party

This year's free party takes place on August 23 with Rogue Wave, Cayucas, Melted Toys, Ray Barbee and The Mattson 2 featuring Tommy Guerrero, The Bilinda Butchers, Myron & E, 8th Grader, 1955, and San Francisco... Read »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 3:13 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Summersalt 2014: Big Gigantic, G-Eazy and More

Summersalt 2014: Big Gigantic, G-Eazy and More

The annual Summersalt music festival moves to San Francisco's Pier 70 on September 13. Headliners include Big Gigantic, G-Eazy, and Keys 'N Krates. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 5:55 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

KMEL Announces Legends of Summer Jam Concert

KMEL Announces Legends of Summer Jam Concert

Legends of Summer Jam, featuring E-40, T.I., Bone Thugs N Harmony, Mystikal, Juvenile, and Mannie Fresh, will take place on October 25 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Read »

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 5:58 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Brass Band Mission Seeks Help to Record Album

Brass Band Mission Seeks Help to Record Album

San Francisco's only second line style brass band seeks public help via Kickstarter to fund an album project. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 at 4:12 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Mac Dre Day Moves to San Jose

Mac Dre Day Moves to San Jose

November will mark a decade since the charismatic Vallejo rapper Mac Dre was gunned down in Kansas City, Missouri, and his friends and former colleagues still continue to keep his legacy alive. Read »

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 5:07 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Phono Del Sol 2014: A Pre-Party Playlist

Phono Del Sol 2014: A Pre-Party Playlist

As the awesome local indie music site The Bay Bridged gets ready to host the 4th Annual Phono Del Sol Music Festival on July 12 at Potrero del Sol Park, we've assembled a little pre-party of a playlist featuring... Read »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 5:48 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Sonny and The Sunsets Shines at Home

Sonny and The Sunsets Shines at Home

What does beach pop sound like in San Francisco? Like SF's mighty Ocean Beach, the music of Sonny & The Sunsets isn't glimmering and there are some jagged, dangerous edges that can disturb or amuse. Read »

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The San Francisco music scene is vibrant and eclectic; each district has its own vibe, its own rhythm, and its own social economy. The City: San Francisco Sounds is a blog that plugs the Bay Area audience in to local musicians and their music scenes.
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