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Robert Plant, Kendrick Lamar and Modest Mouse to Headline Sasquatch Festival

Robert Plant, Kendrick Lamar and Modest Mouse to Headline Sasquatch Festival

Led Zeppelin veteran Robert Plant, rapper Kendrick Lamar and indie-rock group Modest Mouse will headline Sasquatch Music Festival this year. The four-day festival takes place Memorial Day Weekend (May 22-25) at the Gorge Amphitheater in Quincy, Washington. Additional artist highlights include London producer Sbtrkt, Australian…

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Q&A: In Familiar Company With Oakland’s Forrest Day

Q&A: In Familiar Company With Oakland’s Forrest Day

Following the 2013 release of their sophomore album The Second, Forrest Day’s latest EP Familiar Company arrived in January, satiating fans with a mix of new and old material while the band’s next two full-length albums are in the works. The band of Oakland locals…

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Report: Local Rapper The Jacka Killed in Oakland Shooting

Report: Local Rapper The Jacka Killed in Oakland Shooting

February 8 Update: Less than a week after his death in Oakland, the San Francisco Chronicle is covering the life and untimely death of The Jacka with a front-page feature in its Sunday edition. Since he died at the scene of the shooting on Monday,…

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Photos: Pumpkin at Public Works

Photos: Pumpkin at Public Works

Dance music producer and DJ Nicholas “Pumpkin” Alvarado brought the party to Public Works on Friday. Photos by SF Station photographer Thibault Palomares.

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The Union Trade Celebrate ‘Long Years’ at Rickshaw Stop

The Union Trade Celebrate ‘Long Years’ at Rickshaw Stop

Somewhere in between post-rock, instrumental and Shoegaze, The Union Trade tackle their willful aspirations with an irrefutable distinction to make honest music. Headed by Tricycle Records co-founder, Don Joslin, and bassist Nate Munger, the band has made leaps and bounds to create an ambitious instrumental…

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Borderlands Books to Close on Valencia Street

Borderlands Books to Close on Valencia Street

Another sign of the changing landscape of San Francisco, Borderlands Books on Valencia Street announced today that it will close. Already faced with challenges, the recent voter-approved increase of San Francisco’s minimum wage in San Francisco make the book store no longer financially viable, however…

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Photos: Party Pics From Knife Party at Mezzanine

Photos: Party Pics From Knife Party at Mezzanine

Aussie electronic duo Knife Party, featuring Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen, brought a mid-week party to Mezzanine on Wednesday.

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San Francisco’s Best Parties This Weekend

San Francisco’s Best Parties This Weekend

SF clubs host everything from tropical house to progressive house and trap this week—and at least one opportunity for flapjacks on the dance floor.

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10 Highlights From the SF Beer Week Schedule

10 Highlights From the SF Beer Week Schedule

SF Beer Week 2015 will celebrate the unique craft brew culture of Northern California alongside some of the world’s most reputable breweries, featuring more than 600 events across the Bay Area from Feb. 6 to Feb. 15.

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After a Brief Break, Afrolicious to Resume Thursday Parties at Elbo Room

After a Brief Break, Afrolicious to Resume Thursday Parties at Elbo Room

Well, that was quick. Following a brief hiatus, San Francisco dance fusion collective Afrolicious has announced the return of its weekly residency every Thursday at the Mission’s Elbo Room starting February 5. In June of last year, Afrolicious organizers ended their seven-year run of Thursday…

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Giveaway: Enter to Win Tickets for Margaret Cho

Giveaway: Enter to Win Tickets for Margaret Cho

She might call LA home—sadly, entertainers sometimes have to do these things to be close to “the industry”—but Margaret Cho’s heart will always be in San Francisco. The comedian, who was born in San Francisco and started her career here, was most recently caught busking…

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Seth Avett, Jessica Lea Mayfield Annouce Elliott Smith Cover Album and Tour

Seth Avett, Jessica Lea Mayfield Annouce Elliott Smith Cover Album and Tour

Three years in the making, Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield will release their much anticipated album Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith on March 17 on Ramseur Records followed by a series of intimate performances, including a stop at the Palace of…

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