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Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Daniel Radcliffe Covers Blackalicious

The Harry Potter actor raps to the Bay Area group's biggest tongue twister. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 5:23 PM

What to Wear to Heartbreak Halloween

What to Wear to Heartbreak Halloween

Due to popular demand, rapper Iamsu and company will keep their party going for another night. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Play These Songs to Help The Giants Win

Play These Songs to Help The Giants Win

From bluegrass to hip-hop, artists and fans pay tribute to our winning team. Read »

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 2:44 PM
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By Amanda Rivas

Scenes from The City's October Party

Kingsborough and The Dirty Picture headlined The City's fabulously free party at... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 2:10 PM

Martin Scorsese Helms Grateful Dead Doc

Martin Scorsese Helms Grateful Dead Doc

After helming such classics as Taxi Driver, Goodfellas and The Departed, Martin Scorsese is being a Deadhead. Read »

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 4:52 PM

Kingsborough, The Dirty Picture Play for Free Tomorrow

Kingsborough, The Dirty Picture Play for Free Tomorrow

Kingsborough and The Dirty Picture play our next fabulously free party at Milk Bar on October 24. We know you'll be there! Read »

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Sam Johnson Pens Love Letter to San Francisco

Sam Johnson Pens Love Letter to San Francisco

A local singer-songwrite offers many familiar San Francisco sights in his new video: Cable cars, City Hall, Giants fans in fuzzy animal hats. Read »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 5:14 PM

Treasure Island Fest: The Best Missed Connections and More

Treasure Island Fest: The Best Missed Connections and More

From Craigslist to Twitter, the Internet remembers last weekend's Treasure Island Music Festival with typical wit and flair. Read »

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 3:17 PM

El Rio Turns 36 With Free Party

El Rio Turns 36 With Free Party

Mission mainstay El Rio celebrates the 36th anniversary with an 11-hour blowout on October 18. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Dos and Don'ts for Treasure Island Fest

Dos and Don'ts for Treasure Island Fest

Tips on how to maximize your time at Treasure Island Music Festival, which returns this weekend (October 18-19) with performances from Outkast, Massive Attack and more. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 5:23 PM

MERCH: From Plasma to Prague

MERCH: From Plasma to Prague

San Francisco producer MERCH has transcended meager roots to record with an internationally renowned orchestra. Read »

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 1:37 PM

RSVP Now for The City's Free Party

RSVP Now for The City's Free Party

Kingsborough and The Dirty Picture play our next fabulously free party at Milk Bar on October 24. Join us! Read »

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 4:34 PM

Green Day Scores Rock Hall of Fame Nom

Green Day Scores Rock Hall of Fame Nom

The Bay Area band with a 25-year recorded history may join rock's immortals later this year. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Shannon and the Clams Perform for Carson Daly

Shannon and the Clams Perform for Carson Daly

Watch Oakland trio Shannon and the Clams performing live on Last Call With Carson Daly on October 7. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 10:09 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Jello Biafra Throws Incredibly Strange Dance Party

Jello Biafra Throws Incredibly Strange Dance Party

Punk legend Jello Biafra plays DJ this week, spinning rare vinyl records from an outrageous collection. 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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