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Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 12:22 PM
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By The City

Scenes from The City's Sweet 16th Party

Fritz Montana, The Lillies and The Sunrunners perform live at The City's 16th... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Throwback Thursday: The Quake's First Day

Throwback Thursday: The Quake's First Day

Radio station KQAK, better known as The Quake, launched 32 years ago this week, an interesting coincidence given all the shaking that's been going on. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 5:42 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

The Bay Area's Most Expensive Music Memorabilia

The Bay Area's Most Expensive Music Memorabilia

A sketch of a Grateful Dead poster is worth almost half a million dollars to one eBay seller. Read »

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 11:46 PM
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By The City

Attend The City's Free Party This Week

Attend The City's Free Party This Week

RSVP now for free admission to our 16th event at DNA Lounge on August 28. Sunrunners, Fritz Montana and The Lillies will perform live. Read »

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 8:08 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Hiero Day 2014: Los Rakas, Zion I and More

Hiero Day 2014: Los Rakas, Zion I and More

Lineup announced for Hieroglyphics' third annual free party, which has doubled in space for 2014. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 8:25 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Remembering Michael Erickson, Radio Mixmaster

Remembering Michael Erickson, Radio Mixmaster

Michael Erickson influenced a generation of local DJs and music fans with his mixes on KSOL and KMEL. Read »

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 6:22 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014: The Lineup So Far

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014: The Lineup So Far

The organizers behind Hardly Strictly Bluegrass have slowly been teasing out clues for the lineup via music medleys, but the bulk of the bill has now been announced. Read »

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 7:30 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Ty Segall's New Album Streams for One Week

Ty Segall's New Album Streams for One Week

Bay Area favorite Ty Segall prepares to drop his seventh album while embarking on a European tour. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 4:50 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

DJ Shadow Launches Liquid Amber

DJ Shadow Launches Liquid Amber

DJ Shadow's new record label will offer his music and other artists on digital and physical formats. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 5:51 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Culture Club Will Reunite in Oakland

Culture Club Will Reunite in Oakland

Eighties pop sensation Culture Club has selected Oakland as one of the six cities to perform a reunion tour, stopping at the Fox Theater on November 17. Read »

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 9:20 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Outside Lands 2014: By The Numbers

Outside Lands 2014: By The Numbers

Fun facts from a party that drew 200,000 revelers to Golden Gate Park this weekend. Read »

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 6:33 PM
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By The City

RSVP Now for The City's Free 16th Party

RSVP Now for The City's Free 16th Party

RSVP now for free admission to our 16th event at DNA Lounge on August 28. Sunrunners, Fritz Montana and The Lillies will perform live. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 7:13 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Scissors For Lefty Needs Your Help

Scissors For Lefty Needs Your Help

Scissors For Lefty is turning to crowd-funding to record a new album and launch a world tour. Read »

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 5:50 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Dirtybird's Justin Martin Plays for War Veterans

Dirtybird's Justin Martin Plays for War Veterans

Justin Martin of Dirtybird Records headlines a benefit for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America at Monarch on August 7. Read »

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 4:30 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

5 Items People Will Trade for Beyonce and Jay Z Tickets

5 Items People Will Trade for Beyonce and Jay Z Tickets

BeyoncĂ© and Jay Z bring their On The Run tour to San Francisco's AT&T Park on August 5-6, and the tickets are currently some hot commodities on the black market. Here are five items that people on Craigslist... Read »

About The City
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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