East Bay Nightlife & Music

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Best Places To Celebrate Oktoberfest In The Bay Area

You needn’t be German to eat, drink and be merry this autumn. Oktoberfest is is full swing in lots of Bay Area locations, both in the streets and in the bars and restaurants offering special German menus and new brews of the season.

09/18/2014

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Best Fall Festivals To Attend In The Bay Area

Many of the Bay Area’s biggest annual festivals are in the fall. Check them out!

08/23/2014

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Drive-In Movie Theaters In The Bay Area & Sacramento

Drive–in movie theaters may no longer be dotting the American landscape, but the good times and cozy feelings we expect from seeing a movie from the comfort of our car is still around, and the remaining drive-ins are especially family-friendly these days.

06/27/2014

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Best Museums For Dates In The East Bay

For a change of pace from dinner and a movie, make it a date to explore some of the best museums of the west in the East Bay.

05/26/2014

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Best Night Before Thanksgiving Bars In East Bay

Your old friends, college pals and family members from far away are in town for the big day where you eat up to your eyeballs in turkey, yams and stuffing. But where can you meet up before this day of thanks and glut? What bars or restaurant are open and where can you go to reminisce, chat and just relax? Here are some spots in East Bay to meet the night before Thanksgiving, also known as Black Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–11/15/2012

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A Guide To Major Music Venues In East Bay

From the more established music venues to the newly revived locations renovated by passionate people, here are some of East Bay’s coveted music venues.

09/13/2012

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Best Jazz And Blues Clubs In East Bay

Looking for a a performer who relies on group feedback and unpredictable improvisation to mimic sounds first displayed by jazz greats such as Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Sonny Rollins and Lester Young? There are a number of places to get your jazz hands clapping and your feet shimmying to the beat.

CBS San Francisco–08/09/2012

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Best Secret Bars in East Bay

From Berkeley to Livermore, these hole-in-the-walls and sophisticated establishments are some of the best East Bay haunts you never knew existed. Who knows, you may discover that one of these secret places is located within your own stomping grounds.

07/12/2012

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Unique Nights Out In The East Bay Area

Give those usual hangouts and same old routines a rest; this weekend is all about going off the beaten path in the East Bay.

05/31/2012

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Best Dog-Friendly Bars In The East Bay

Put these five great East Bay dog-friendly drinking places on your dog-walking map.

05/14/2012

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