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Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 4:56 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Netta Brielle Flips the 90s

Netta Brielle Flips the 90s

Oakland's Netta Brielle was raised on the strong and fly sounds of 90s R&B, when acts like TLC, SWV, Xscape, Aaliyah, Brandy, and Missy Elliott captured her imagination. While she neither looks nor sounds... Read »

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 1:29 PM
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By The City

Party With The City on June 26

Party With The City on June 26

Curious Quail and The Soonest perform live at Thee Parkside Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 2:28 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Bruno Mars' Oakland Appearance Could Hurt Image

Bruno Mars' Oakland Appearance Could Hurt Image

Last week, Warner Music Group filed a complaint with YouTube to remove a video showing singer Bruno Mars being turned down by a fan who he demanded come onstage twice at his show at Oracle Arena. The reason... Read »

Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 4:56 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Bruno Mars Gets Rejected On Stage in Oakland

Bruno Mars Gets Rejected On Stage in Oakland

Bruno Mars breaks hearts across the world with his love songs, but one Bay Area woman found the singer's advances plenty resistible at his concert at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Read »

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 12:54 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Afrolicious Ends Seven-Year Series at Elbo Room

Afrolicious Ends Seven-Year Series at Elbo Room

Final installment of popular weekly party ends on June 6 Read »

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 1:42 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Classic Local Music Moment: Metallica's First Recorded Show

Classic Local Music Moment: Metallica's First Recorded Show

A rare first video recording took place at a San Francisco club. Read »

Friday, May 23, 2014 at 8:32 AM
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By The City

The City Live With Turn Me On Dead and Revenant

Turn Me On Dead and Revenant play our free party at Monarch See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 4:24 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Electric Strawberry Secures Residency, Throws Release Party

Electric Strawberry Secures Residency, Throws Release Party

Oakland band appears weekly at Uptown Nightclub and at The Night Light on May 30 Read »

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 4:58 PM
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By The City

RSVP Now For The City's Free Party on Thursday

RSVP Now For The City's Free Party on Thursday

Turn Me On Dead and Revenant play at Monarch on May 22 Read »

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 12:39 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Godzilla: Pre-Party With Mike Relm's Remix

Godzilla: Pre-Party With Mike Relm's Remix

Bay Area VJ has fun with the monster on a new version of the trailer Read »

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 4:01 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Iamsu! Tops iTunes Chart With Debut

Iamsu! Tops iTunes Chart With Debut

Richmond rapper/producer takes the country by storm Read »

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 10:14 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Stanford Fellow Reimagines Print Experience

Stanford Fellow Reimagines Print Experience

Music journalist Danyel Smith has returned back to the Bay Area to begin what might be her most special and personal project to date: HRDCVR, a print publication she and husband Elliott Wilson describe as a... Read »

Monday, May 12, 2014 at 3:23 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Finish Ticket Gets Major Label Deal

Finish Ticket Gets Major Label Deal

Alameda band signs to Atlantic Records. Read »

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 5:11 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Classic Local Music Moment: Jello Biafra on Oprah

Classic Local Music Moment: Jello Biafra on Oprah

The former Dead Kennedys frontman argued against censorship on the popular talk show Read »

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 5:15 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Morrissey Hug Brings Bay Area Tour Opener to an End

Morrissey Hug Brings Bay Area Tour Opener to an End

The singer finally performed here after three consecutive cancellations, ending his show early after fans jumped onstage 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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