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Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 at 5:13 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Why BARF is a Cool Thing

Why BARF is a Cool Thing

BARF admittedly isn't the most pleasant acronym imaginable, but the Bay Area Record Fair is still worth some light. Read »

Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Metallica Strikes Back at Glastonbury Critics

Metallica Strikes Back at Glastonbury Critics

Metallica was one of the headliners at last weekend's Glastonbury Festival in England, a booking that was criticized by the British press. The band came up with a brilliant response to the backlash. Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 11:09 AM
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By Johnathon Nguyen

The City Live at Thee Parkside

The City SF Sounds rocked it out in Potrero Hill, an up and coming scenester... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 10:03 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Five San Francisco Songs By Out-of-Towners

Five San Francisco Songs By Out-of-Towners

From Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller to UK indie act Arctic Monkeys, the City by the Bay is a point of inspiration for a diverse group of artists who share one thing in common — they don't actually live here. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 4:35 PM
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By The City

Come to Our Free Party on Thursday

Come to Our Free Party on Thursday

The City's next free party, featuring live performances by The Soonest and Curious Quail, takes place on June 26 at Thee Parkside. Read »

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 6:06 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Four Radio Shows for Your Friday

Four Radio Shows for Your Friday

It's Friday, the big prelude to the weekend — and you're listening to the radio! Here's where to start the party. Read »

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 5:15 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Not All Foie Gras is Banned in California

Not All Foie Gras is Banned in California

Not much is known about San Francisco's mysterious Foie Gras, but we do know that the soul of her moody drone music can instantly be felt, she's also known as Bad Kisser, and she'll be performing it live on June... Read »

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 5:47 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Treasure Island Music Festival: Outkast, Massive Attack and More

Treasure Island Music Festival: Outkast, Massive Attack and More

Tickets on sale June 19 Read »

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 11:26 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Kronos Quartet Needs a Kick

SF string ensemble raises funds for research Read »

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 11:07 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Laszlo Installs House Vinyl Collection

Laszlo Installs House Vinyl Collection

Foreign Cinema's lounge spins 50 years of music Read »

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 at 10:51 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Classic Local Music Moment: Santana Rocks Woodstock

Classic Local Music Moment: Santana Rocks Woodstock

Hear Carlos Santana and group from a seminal 1969 performance Read »

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 5:43 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Keyshia Cole Comes Home Amidst Family Rift

Keyshia Cole Comes Home Amidst Family Rift

Keyshia Cole journeyed from a tough upbringing in East Oakland to international musical acclaim. After nearly a decade in the recording business, she is now on the precipice of releasing a sixth studio album and... Read »

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 at 11:22 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Amoeba Presents Summer Documentary Series

Amoeba Presents Summer Documentary Series

The music store explores punk, reggae and more at Balboa Theatre Read »

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 at 10:09 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Wicked Turns 23 This Weekend

Wicked Turns 23 This Weekend

An influential DJ collective celebrates two decades of uniting people on dancefloors Read »

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 »

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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