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Friday, Jan 3, 2014 at 5:36 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Think and Die Thinking Festival Returns

Think and Die Thinking Festival Returns

An indie punk festival celebrating the LGBT community returns to San Jose this weekend for the fourth year in a row. Read »

Thursday, Jan 2, 2014 at 5:32 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

2 SF Music Venues Close for Remodel

2 SF Music Venues Close for Remodel

Two of San Francisco's beloved music venues will be hibernating for the first half of 2014. Read »

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 2:27 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Justin Bieber Hops on Bay Area Rap Remix

Justin Bieber Hops on Bay Area Rap Remix

The pop star takes a surprising guest star turn on Sage The Gemini's "Gas Pedal." Read »

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 11:43 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Mistah FAB Gives Back

Mistah FAB Gives Back

The Oakland-bred rapper hosts his eighth annual Christmas giveaway in Oakland on December 23. 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 16, 2013 at 6:43 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Meet Adrian Marcel, R&B Heartthrob

Meet Adrian Marcel, R&B Heartthrob

Oakland native returns for Holiday House of Soul. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 5:08 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Date Nite Finds a New Drummer

Date Nite Finds a New Drummer

SF group continues percussive search in new episode. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 at 3:46 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Startup Uses Sound as Energy Source

Startup Uses Sound as Energy Source

Nirvana Energy Systems hopes to power homes with a thermoacoustic device. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 4:05 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Noise Pop Expands 2014 Lineup

Noise Pop Expands 2014 Lineup

San Francisco's annual Noise Pop has just brought out the second wave of confirmed artists for the 2014 event, which takes place in various venues from February 25-March 2: Dr. Dog, Throwing Muses and more. 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 »

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 5:57 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Skrillex Plots San Francisco Takeover

Skrillex Plots San Francisco Takeover

Star DJ will play various venues in February. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 5:48 AM
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By Tamara Palmer

Get Ready for Gaga, Bay Area

Get Ready for Gaga, Bay Area

Tickets for Mother Monster's June show in San Jose go on sale this week. Read »

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 at 4:36 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

The Tubes Return to SF

The Tubes Return to SF

The legendary San Francisco-bred band behind hits such as "She's a Beauty" performs at Yoshi's. Read »

Monday, Dec 2, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Pomplamoose Performs Offline

Pomplamoose Performs Offline

North Bay duo known for YouTube videos take it to the stage. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 at 12:48 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

The She's Performs Free Concert

The She's Performs Free Concert

Pop/rock group futhers the reach of Women's Audio Mission. Read »

About The City
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.