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YOUR CONNECTION TO THE LOCAL MUSIC SCENE
Friday, Oct 3, 2014 at 10:05 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Support The Shams, Get Live Chicken

Support The Shams, Get Live Chicken

Local Irish rock act will give you one of their live red hens for supporting their goals on Kickstarter. 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 »

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 5:58 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Brass Band Mission Seeks Help to Record Album

Brass Band Mission Seeks Help to Record Album

San Francisco's only second line style brass band seeks public help via Kickstarter to fund an album project. 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 »

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 »

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 at 5:12 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Bay Area Musicians Need a Kick

Bay Area Musicians Need a Kick

Help artists record albums with your donations Read »

Monday, Jun 24, 2013 at 11:20 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Bay Area Startup Supports Music Designers

Bay Area Startup Supports Music Designers

Thread Council connects music fans with original fashions by sonic-savvy designers. 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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