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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 »

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Sylvester Musical to Open in San Francisco

Sylvester Musical to Open in San Francisco

Mighty Real, a musical based on the life of late San Francisco disco legend Sylvester, opens locally in 2015. Read »

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 5:59 PM

Culture Club Cancels SF, Oakland Dates

Culture Club Cancels SF, Oakland Dates

Eighties pop sensation Culture Club had selected San Francisco and Oakland to open a reunion tour, but singer Boy George has fallen ill. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 at 3:09 PM

The Coup Reveals Song Secrets in New Book

The Coup Reveals Song Secrets in New Book

Boots Riley is just one of the many artists to share stories behind the music in the new book Check The Technique Volume 2. Read »

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Stevie Wonder Tribute Returns for 11th Year

Stevie Wonder Tribute Returns for 11th Year

The 11th annual tribute to Stevie Wonder takes place on December 13 at Mezzanine. Read »

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Grateful Dead Truck Could Fetch $500,000

Grateful Dead Truck Could Fetch $500,000

A 1949 Studebaker truck used to transport sound equipment to early Grateful Dead shows is expected to fetch up to $500,000 at an auction that began Thursday in Alameda. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 5:08 PM

What Deerhoof, Madonna Have in Common

What Deerhoof, Madonna Have in Common

Deerhoof's new album celebrates 20 years as a band — and the Material Girl. Read »

Monday, Nov 3, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Grateful Dead Conference Heads to San Jose State

Grateful Dead Conference Heads to San Jose State

So Many Roads: The World in the Grateful Dead brings scholars and fans together on the SJSU campus from Nov. 5-8. Read »

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Help Down and Outlaws Record at Dave Grohl's Studio

Help Down and Outlaws Record at Dave Grohl's Studio

SF's own Down and Outlaws have a shot to record at Dave Grohl's famous Studio 606 with your help. Read »

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 »

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