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Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 2:00 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Oakland Music Festival Gets Sequel

Oakland Music Festival Gets Sequel

The second annual Oakland Music Festival returns on September 27 with Dom Kennedy, SZA, The Lovemakers and more. Read »

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 5:06 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Treasure Island Music Festival Schedule Announced

Treasure Island Music Festival Schedule Announced

The day-by-day lineup for the Treasure Island Music Festival is out now and single day tickets go on sale on September 12. 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 »

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 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 »

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 6:47 PM
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By The City

We Want to Send You to Outside Lands

We Want to Send You to Outside Lands

The City blog is giving away a pair of tickets to next week's Outside Lands Festival. Read »

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 »

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