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San Francisco’s Best-Known Venues For Local Bands

A look at five of the best small best venues for locals bands in San Francisco, including two of the world’s most famous spots for live music.

03/26/2015

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Grateful Dead Rumored To Have Two Levi’s Stadium Shows Planned

Rumors had already been flying that the legendary Bay Area band would be playing the San Francisco area on their tour.

03/25/2015

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Outside Lands 2015 Announces Official Line-up Featuring Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Black Keys, Sam Smith And More

The presale Eager Beaver tickets went like hotcakes before anyone even knew who would be heading to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for Outside Lands 2015. Now we know the huge line-up for the 3-day festival will feature Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Black Keys, Sam Smith, Billy Idol, Wilco, Kendrick Lamar and many, many more.

03/24/2015

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Indie Rappers Dizzy Wright, Casey Veggies, Pell And More To Perform Eric Garner Benefit In Oakland

Concert for Justice will be held at The New Parish in Oakland April 9.

03/20/2015

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5 Bay Area Bars To Watch Baseball Games

Read on for five of the best bars in the Bay Area for fans of the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s.

03/19/2015

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UC Theatre, Berkeley’s New Music Venue, Set To Open In Fall 2015

Berkeley is about to get a new music venue.

03/18/2015

A Jazz band performs at Cafe International. (Photo by Mauricio Balvanera; Flickr)

Singing ‘Happy Birthday’ Leads To Lawsuit Threat For Local Café

The classic “Happy Birthday To You” song has been around longer than anyone can remember, however, that doesn’t mean its free and clear for singers to perform in public spaces.

03/18/2015

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WATCH: SF State Student Builds Custom Guitars From Busted Skateboards

SF State Industrial Design student Nick Pourfard is only 23, but he’s already carving out his own niche in the world of custom instruments.

03/16/2015

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Grateful Dead Reportedly Considering Farewell Performances At Levi’s Stadium Or AT&T Park

After fans of the Grateful Dead quickly snapped up tickets for this summer’s “Fare Thee Well” concerts in Chicago, the surviving members of the band could be looking at performing for Deadheads in the Bay Area.

03/13/2015

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Best Bars For March Madness In San Francisco

Here’s a look at five of the best sports bars in San Francisco to watch the 2015 NCAA College Basketball Tournament.

03/12/2015