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DNA Lounge Follows Announcement of Financial Troubles with a Call to Action

DNA Lounge Follows Announcement of Financial Troubles with a Call to Action

Jamie Zawinski (JWZ) signed a lease 17 years ago for the SoMa space to house DNA Lounge. Unfortunately, the eccentric live music and event venue recently announced that they may soon close permanently due to financial issues…unless other options present themselves. A recent blog post…

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‘Nightlife Legislation’ Amendment Looks to Protect Music Venues from Hotel and Motel Noise Complaints

‘Nightlife Legislation’ Amendment Looks to Protect Music Venues from Hotel and Motel Noise Complaints

This week the SF Planning Commission approved a new amendment to a piece of legislation to preserve nightlife and entertainment venues from being sued for noise complaints by neighboring hotels and motels within 300 feet. The Planning Commission approved the amendment unanimously and it will…

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BottleRock Napa Valley Lineup Announced: Foo Fighters, Tom Petty, Maroon 5

BottleRock Napa Valley Lineup Announced: Foo Fighters, Tom Petty, Maroon 5

Three days into 2017 and we already have two major festival announcements. Following hot on the heels of Coachella’s lineup announcement, the organizers behind the BottleRock Napa Valley festival revealed the lineup for the fifth annual festival. This year’s event is headlined by rock band…

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Coachella Announces 2017 Lineup

Coachella Announces 2017 Lineup

2017 is off to an explosive start with Coachella dropping the lineup for its festival today. Headlining this year are English alternative rock group Radiohead, multi-genre queen Beyoncé and rapper Kendrick Lamar. Other noteworthy acts included on this year’s lineup are the return of pop…

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BFF.FM Radio Hosts Share Their Favorite Songs, Albums & Local Shows of 2016

BFF.FM Radio Hosts Share Their Favorite Songs, Albums & Local Shows of 2016

Throughout the year we’ve turned to community radio station BFF.fm (short for Best Frequencies Forever) for new music. This SF-based online resource for independent music run by a small army of volunteers and self-proclaimed music nerds right here in San Francisco. So whether your own…

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2016 in Pictures: Best of San Francisco Bay Area Nightlife, Festivals and City Event Images

2016 in Pictures: Best of San Francisco Bay Area Nightlife, Festivals and City Event Images

Each year we take a look back at some of the best images from SF Station photographers. This year was packed full of amazing performers and incredible experiences, see what you missed or relive the magic through these most memorable photos of 2016… Anti Trump…

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Q&A: Berkeley’s Minna Choi of Magik*Magik Orchestra on Humble Beginnings to Swedish American

Q&A: Berkeley’s Minna Choi of Magik*Magik Orchestra on Humble Beginnings to Swedish American

It’s not every day that you meet someone who has created and leads their very own orchestra. Minna Choi founder of Bay Area group Magik*Magik Orchestra does just that–and she just released her first self-titled album this past October. Choi grew up in Berkeley, went…

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Q&A: Bay Area Band Beats Antique on their New Album, Early Years, Symbiosis & Oakland Tour Date

Q&A: Bay Area Band Beats Antique on their New Album, Early Years, Symbiosis & Oakland Tour Date

Bay Area experimental world fusion and electronic music group Beats Antique are hot off releasing their tenth studio album, Shadowbox, commemorating their tenth year as a band. The trio has mounted a larger-than-life cross-country tour, which incorporates global influences and mesmerizing visual performance art. Sidecar…

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Tool’s Frontman Maynard James Keenan’s New Biography & Wise Words Shared in SF

Tool’s Frontman Maynard James Keenan’s New Biography & Wise Words Shared in SF

On Monday night, revered singer, winemaker and restaurateur, Maynard James Keenan (Tool, A Perfect Circle, Puscifer) made a stop through San Francisco at the prestigious Herbst Theater on a book tour to promote his recently released memoirs, A Perfect Union of Contrary Things, co-written by…

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Here Come The Holidays: 10 Fun Things to Do this Thanksgiving in SF

Here Come The Holidays: 10 Fun Things to Do this Thanksgiving in SF

Thanksgiving means the holidays are here; a gateway of sorts to more time with friends and family… more smiles, pictures, food and drink; lot’s of food and drink. We get four or five days to do family stuff, count our blessings, maybe find a tree,…

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Billboard-Topping Reggae Group John Brown’s Body Speaks on Community, Politics & Their Show on Saturday

Billboard-Topping Reggae Group John Brown’s Body Speaks on Community, Politics & Their Show on Saturday

The past week has been riddled with turmoil and stress, leaving the country with an unknown future that many imaginations are painting in dark, bleak shades. So, what better time for some vibrant irie vibes to drop in on the Bay Area, burn through those…

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Night Flight the New Multi-Venue Festival with Heart, Set to Bring Top Electronic Music Acts to SF This Week

Night Flight the New Multi-Venue Festival with Heart, Set to Bring Top Electronic Music Acts to SF This Week

There’s a new boutique festival touching down in the streets of San Francisco this week. Night Flight is a multi-day, multiple venue gathering with a lineup worthy of immediate attention. Everyone on board for Night Flight will hop between Monarch, The Great Northern, and F8 to catch top international…

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