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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 »

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 5:10 PM
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By The City

Party With The City on May 22

Party With The City on May 22

RSVP now for free admission, drinks and the chance to win a guitar Read »

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 5:06 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Classic Local Music Moment: Sly Stone Jams With Richard Pryor

Classic Local Music Moment: Sly Stone Jams With Richard Pryor

The two performed together on television in 1974 Read »

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 3:17 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Disco Legend Sylvester Immortalized in Musical

Disco Legend Sylvester Immortalized in Musical

Late SF star honored with Off-Broadway play Read »

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