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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 5:39 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Hiero Day Doubles Size in 2014

Hiero Day Doubles Size in 2014

Hieroglyphics' free, all-ages Hiero Day event attracted 15,000 peaceful partiers to Oakland last year. Now, they're doubling the space for 2014. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Sriracha, Electronic Dance Music Meet in San Jose

Sriracha, Electronic Dance Music Meet in San Jose

What's the hottest new thing in EDM? Sriracha, of course. The embattled spicy condiment is the unlikely star of The 1st Annual Electronic Sriracha Festival (ESF), to be held at St. James Park in San Jose on... Read »

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 5:07 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Rogue Wave, Cayucas Headline Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party

Rogue Wave, Cayucas Headline Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party

This year's free party takes place on August 23 with Rogue Wave, Cayucas, Melted Toys, Ray Barbee and The Mattson 2 featuring Tommy Guerrero, The Bilinda Butchers, Myron & E, 8th Grader, 1955, and San Francisco... Read »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 3:13 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Summersalt 2014: Big Gigantic, G-Eazy and More

Summersalt 2014: Big Gigantic, G-Eazy and More

The annual Summersalt music festival moves to San Francisco's Pier 70 on September 13. Headliners include Big Gigantic, G-Eazy, and Keys 'N Krates. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 5:55 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

KMEL Announces Legends of Summer Jam Concert

KMEL Announces Legends of Summer Jam Concert

Legends of Summer Jam, featuring E-40, T.I., Bone Thugs N Harmony, Mystikal, Juvenile, and Mannie Fresh, will take place on October 25 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. 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 »

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 »

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 5:35 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Stern Grove Announces 2014 Series

Stern Grove Announces 2014 Series

Free performances take place from June 22-August 24 Read »

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 5:39 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Live 105's BFD: M.I.A., Foster The People and Local Bands

Live 105's BFD: M.I.A., Foster The People and Local Bands

The radio station's annual music fest takes Shoreline on June 1 Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 3:25 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Get The Coachella Experience in a Sidecar

Get The Coachella Experience in a Sidecar

The rideshare service pays tribute to the music fest this weekend Read »

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 4:58 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Coachella Performers Swing Through Bay Area This Week

Coachella Performers Swing Through Bay Area This Week

Queens of the Stone Age, Disclosure and more stop up north Read »

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 11:24 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Outside Lands 2014: Kanye, Tom Petty and More

Outside Lands 2014: Kanye, Tom Petty and More

Tickets on sale this week for August festival Read »

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 4:30 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Blackalicious, DJ Shadow and More Reunite

Blackalicious, DJ Shadow and More Reunite

Bay Area hip-hop artists plan a special show with Jurassic 5 at the Greek Theater Read »

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 5:42 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Last Minute Tips for Noise Pop

Last Minute Tips for Noise Pop

The annual music festival takes over San Francisco through March 2 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 »

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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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