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Saturday, Sep 6, 2014 at 10:39 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Meet Ensemble Mik Nawooj, Hip-Hop Orchestra

Meet Ensemble Mik Nawooj, Hip-Hop Orchestra

Oakland's 10-piece chamber ensemble enters the chamber of such rap icons as Wu-Tang Clan and Snoop Dogg for inspiration. 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 »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 5:48 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Sonny and The Sunsets Shines at Home

Sonny and The Sunsets Shines at Home

What does beach pop sound like in San Francisco? Like SF's mighty Ocean Beach, the music of Sonny & The Sunsets isn't glimmering and there are some jagged, dangerous edges that can disturb or amuse. Read »

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 »

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 at 6:37 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

A Tale of Two Farallons: Folk/EDM

A Tale of Two Farallons: Folk/EDM

Surf rock band and trap artist share name Read »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 5:15 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Sad Vicious Throws Holiday Party

Sad Vicious Throws Holiday Party

San Jose's most hated band gives Oakland a spin. Read »

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at 5:17 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Meet Comedy Rockers Clamhawk Manor

Meet Comedy Rockers Clamhawk Manor

SF group aims to put the balls and the fun back into rock. Read »

Monday, Sep 30, 2013 at 8:15 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

ZZ Topless Grooves Without Beards

ZZ Topless Grooves Without Beards

East Bay's female-fronted ZZ Top tribute band rocks the Starry Plough. 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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