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Burning Man to Expand to 10 Days This Year

Burning Man to Expand to 10 Days This Year

In 2014, Burning Man participants can arrive slightly earlier and hangout later after the Burn as part of a one-year test for the festival in the northern Nevada desert. The annual experiment in community, art, radical self-expression and radical self-reliance typically takes place the last…

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Cut Chemist Discusses Jurassic Five Reunion, New DJ Tricks

Cut Chemist Discusses Jurassic Five Reunion, New DJ Tricks

Six-member Los Angeles hip-hop collective Jurassic 5 has a string of summer shows as part of their “Word Of Mouth Reunion Tour,” stopping at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre on Friday July 11. Rooted in the 1990s alternative hip-hop movement centered around the open-mic scene in the…

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Life is Beautiful Festival Expands With Kanye West, Foo Fighters and OutKast

Life is Beautiful Festival Expands With Kanye West, Foo Fighters and OutKast

The Life is Beautiful festival returns to Las Vegas on October 24-26 with headliners Kanye West (also at Outside Lands), rock giants Foo Fighters, and reunited hip-hop duo OutKast (also at Treasure Island Music Festival). The 2014 edition of the festival expands from two days…

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Burning Man Video Wins Northern California Emmy

Burning Man Video Wins Northern California Emmy

A six-minute news story from San Francisco public TV station KQED about Burning Man was awarded a Northern California Emmy for the Arts/Entertainment-Feature/Segment category. Hosted by reporter Thuy Vu, the “Burning Man Beyond the Playa” video depicts the awe-inspiring and interactive one-week art festival attended…

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Renovated Masonic Auditorium to Reopen with Pixies and the 1975

Renovated Masonic Auditorium to Reopen with Pixies and the 1975

After a settlement agreement with concert promoter Live Nation and several millions of dollars spent on renovations, the Nob Hill Masonic auditorium is scheduled to re-open in September with an increased concert schedule, including appearances from the Pixies and British rockers the 1975.

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Afrolicious to Host Final Weekly Party at Elbo Room

Afrolicious to Host Final Weekly Party at Elbo Room

Dance-fusion collective Afrolicious ends a seven-year run of Thursday club nights at the Mission’s Elbo Room with a two-night anniversary celebration on Thursday June 5 and Friday June 6.

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Highlights and Photos from Live 105′s BFD Concert at Shoreline

Highlights and Photos from Live 105′s BFD Concert at Shoreline

Foster the People, M.I.A., Fitz and the Tantrums, and Phantogram were highlights in front of a sold-out crowd at the 20th anniversary of Live 105′s BFD at Shoreline Amphitheater.

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The Strokes, Phoenix, Interpol to Headline LA’s FYF Fest

The Strokes, Phoenix, Interpol to Headline LA’s FYF Fest

Relocating to a venue in downtown Los Angeles, this year’s FYF Fest at The LA Sports Arena & Exposition Park takes place August 23-24 with headliners the Strokes, Phoenix, Interpol and Haim.

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Sketchfest Announces 420-Friendly Double Feature with Doug Bensen, Fred Amisen

Sketchfest Announces 420-Friendly Double Feature with Doug Bensen, Fred Amisen

Actors Fred Armisen and Doug Benson will bring rapid-fire jokes and live commentary to the Castro Theatre for a two-part “Summer Social” hosted by the organizers behind the annual San Francisco Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest. On Saturday, August 16 and starting appropriately at 4:20pm, stand-up…

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Coachella 2015 Dates, Ticket Sales Announced

Coachella 2015 Dates, Ticket Sales Announced

Less than one month after the conclusion of Coachella 2014, dates for next year’s festival were announced and advance tickets go on sale this Friday starting at 10am. Coachella 2015 will again span two weekends, April 10-12 and 17-19, and will likely include the return…

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Live Review: The Glitch Mob at the Warfield

Live Review: The Glitch Mob at the Warfield

Electronic trio the Glitch Mob are on-track to have a career-breaking year, showcasing new tracks and a technology-driven stage design at the second to last show of their of their nationwide tour Friday at the Warfield. Anchored by members edIT (Edward Ma), Boreta (Justin Boreta)…

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Matisyahu Returns With New Album, Bottle Rock Appearance

Matisyahu Returns With New Album, Bottle Rock Appearance

Ten years after his breakout debut, reggae artist Matisyahu is preparing for a tour stop at Napa’s BottleRock Music Festival later this month to support the release of his fifth album, Akeda, on June 3. Once known for his Orthodox Jewish message along with his…

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