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Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 5:20 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Four Offbeat Shows Happening This Week

Four Offbeat Shows Happening This Week

It's a particularly interesting week for offbeat concerts here in the Bay Area. Here are four quick pick recommendations of off-the-radar local bands if you want to think outside the usual over the next few... Read »

Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 6:13 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Five Local Musicians Who Need a Kick

Five Local Musicians Who Need a Kick

Bands seek public support to record albums and more Read »

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:09 AM
The City SF Sounds- Kingsborough and The Jaded play Maggie McGarry's

The City SF Sounds- Kingsborough and The Jaded play Maggie McGarry's

The City's host Amanda Rivas interviews Kingsborough for our new season! Watch »

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 at 3:38 PM
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By The City

Le Vice, Saving Cadence Headline Next Free Party

Le Vice, Saving Cadence Headline Next Free Party

Le Vice and Saving Cadence are the performing musical guests at The City's next installment of our monthly free party, taking place on February 27 at Tupelo (1337 Grant Avenue) in San Francisco. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 at 10:46 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Fear FestEvil Draws Fans of Metal and Horror

Fear FestEvil Draws Fans of Metal and Horror

Metallica's lead guitarist Kirk Hammett is one of the world's leading collectors of horror movie memorabilia. And after two years of showing off a selection of his film posters and costumes at music events in an... Read »

Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 at 3:57 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Steve Perry May Want to Reunite With Journey

Steve Perry May Want to Reunite With Journey

The former lead singer talks about getting the band back together. Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 5:04 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Ask Metallica's Hammett A Scary Question

Ask Metallica's Hammett A Scary Question

Submit a horror-related question for legendary Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett as his Fear FestEvil goes down. Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 12:21 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Brick and Mortar Music Hall Does Lunch

Brick and Mortar Music Hall Does Lunch

Concert venue gets homestyle Vietnamese food by Rice Paper Scissors. Read »

Friday, Jan 31, 2014 at 1:10 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

The City Live at Maggie McGarry's

Photos from this month's free party with Kingsborough and The Jaded. See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 11:57 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Pink Floyd Tribute Band Plays Pulse Live

Pink Floyd Tribute Band Plays Pulse Live

Pink Floyd cover band pays tribute to classic live performances. Read »

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 at 5:51 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Tiny Opera Has Big Goal

Tiny Opera Has Big Goal

Black Box Baroque will perform Handel for an audience of 50. Read »

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Dean Ween Brings His Guitar Back to the Bay

Dean Ween Brings His Guitar Back to the Bay

Ween guitarist Mickey Melchiondo is playing two Bay Area shows, one in SF and one in Marin. Read »

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 at 4:50 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Sheila E. and Friends Give Back

Sheila E. and Friends Give Back

The legendary percussionist assembles a concert to benefit music and arts for Oakland youth. Read »

Friday, Jan 31, 2014 at 10:55 AM
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By The City

Party With The City on Thursday

Party With The City on Thursday

Kingsborough and The Jaded play live on Thursday at Maggie McGarry's. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 7:09 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

DJ QBert Pushes Format Boundaries

DJ QBert Pushes Format Boundaries

The mixing legend dreams up puzzle piece vinyl and DJ controller packaging. 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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