East Bay Nightlife & Music

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Best Upcoming Outdoor Concerts Near San Francisco

The San Francisco Bay Area is always a hub for music and musicians, so it is no surprise that some of the biggest tours and biggest names make their way to the Bay and in some of the best outdoor venues there are to offer. We take a look at some of the hottest tours, most popular rock and pop stars, along with a noted Broadway legend, and the largest music festival in the heart of San Francisco, all while soaking up the beautiful California sun.

07/16/2015

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Best Spots In The East Bay For A Father’s Day Drink With Dad

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21 and what better way to celebrate this special day than having a drink with dad. While there are plenty of places to go in the East Bay, your father may already have a few spots in mind. But if you and dad are still undecided on a place, there’s no time to waste, especially if you want to have a meal along with your drink. Here are five of the best spots in the East Bay for a Father’s Day drink with dad.

06/18/2015

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Best Record Stores In The Bay Area

The very first Record Store Day was launched in 2008, when Metallica helped kick off the event at a Bay Area independent record store

04/13/2015

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Best Hookah Bars In The Bay Area

A popular alternative to the typical coffee house or bar hangouts, hookah bars offer a relaxing spot to chill with friends and enjoy an evening out. Let us help make the evening’s plans a breeze with this list of five of the best hookah bars in the Bay Area.

11/20/2014

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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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