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3 Big Booze Events on the Horizon: California Rum Fest, Bay Area Summer Brew Festival & SF Craft Spirits Carnival

3 Big Booze Events on the Horizon: California Rum Fest, Bay Area Summer Brew Festival & SF Craft Spirits Carnival

Whether you are celebrating the end of traditional summer, the start of fall, or Indian Summer (summer’s bonus level!) then you have something to say cheers to. And, if you like cocktails or beer, one (or all) of the following upcoming drinking events might appeal…

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Q&A: Claude VonStroke talks Dirtybird Campout & this Weekend’s BBQ on Treasure Island

Q&A: Claude VonStroke talks Dirtybird Campout & this Weekend’s BBQ on Treasure Island

By now, the constituents of the American house music label, Dirtybird Records, are an internationally recognized force. They’ve crystallized prominence where they’re rooted—LA and San Francisco—and they’ve been very well received on dance floors from Detroit to Brooklyn to Berlin. For little more than a…

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Lineup Medley Announcements (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Lineup Medley Announcements (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

Hot on the heels of the conclusion of Outside Lands, the next music festival in Golden Gate Park is just around the corner. Organizers behind the free and BYOB Hardly Strictly Bluegrass have started to release the lineup for the 16th annual festival through their…

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20 Bands and DJs Performing in The Bay during Outside Lands Festival

20 Bands and DJs Performing in The Bay during Outside Lands Festival

One major benefit to hosting a large music festival like Outside Lands is the multitude of live shows also happening locally. Each  year, many artists who travel here for the multi-day event will book additional shows while fans are also in town for the weekend….

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Noise Pop Festival Announces New ’25 To 25′ Event Series to Celebrate Its 25th Edition

Noise Pop Festival Announces New ’25 To 25′ Event Series to Celebrate Its 25th Edition

As a lead-up to the quarter-century milestone, independent arts festival Noise Pop has announced their plans to launch a new event series called “25 To 25,” featuring 25 curated music, film, and art events. These events will be spread out over the next several months,…

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Skrillex to Headline First SuperCity Summer Festival at Oakland Coliseum

Skrillex to Headline First SuperCity Summer Festival at Oakland Coliseum

Following the success of the inaugural SuperCity 50 back in February, Northern California’s only summer outdoor stadium festival will return to Oakland Coliseum on August 19 to kick off its first annual SuperCity Summer Fest series. Headlining the event is Skrillex, along with performances by…

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Phono Del Sol Founder Discusses Origins of Non-Profit Music & Food Festival

Phono Del Sol Founder Discusses Origins of Non-Profit Music & Food Festival

The Bay Bridged, a non-profit arts organization supporting the San Francisco Bay Area independent music community, has partnered with local recording studio Tiny Telephone, to create a spectacular lineup for the 6th Annual Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival. Electro pop duo Chairlift and…

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Dirtybird BBQ Multi-City Tour Lineup Announced

Dirtybird BBQ Multi-City Tour Lineup Announced

An all-star lineup of mix masters from the San Francisco-based Dirtybird Records has been announced for the third annual BBQ Tour, happening August 13 on Treasure Island. Catch label head Claude VonStroke and co-captain of grooves Justin Martin, as well as J.Phlip, Christian Martin, Worthy,…

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Q&A: Then & Now with Hip Hop Collective Hieroglyphics

Q&A: Then & Now with Hip Hop Collective Hieroglyphics

West Coast hip hop has a rich history dating back to the 1980′s, with movements that emerged both in Northern and Southern California. Although the Los Angeles story of Dr. Dre, Eazy E, Ice Cube and N.W.A. received plenty of recognition, there was a similarly…

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Wilco, Los Lobos to Headline 2nd Annual Sound Summit Festival & Mount Tam Benefit

Wilco, Los Lobos to Headline 2nd Annual Sound Summit Festival & Mount Tam Benefit

Sound Summit: A Benefit for The Mountain returns to the slopes of Mount Tamalpais on September 17, featuring performances by rock band Wilco, Mexican-American rockers Los Lobos, jazz fusion act Bill Frisell’s Guitar in the Space Age, blues rock group The Stone Foxes, and more….

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Treasure Island Music Festival Reveals 10th Anniversary Lineup: Sigur Rós, Ice Cube, Purity Ring…

Treasure Island Music Festival Reveals 10th Anniversary Lineup: Sigur Rós, Ice Cube, Purity Ring…

The organizers behind Treasure Island Music festival announced the complete lineup for the 10th anniversary event, headlined by Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós and Compton-based rapper Ice Cube. Taking place October 15-16, other noteworthy performers include the return of James Blake (who played the festival…

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Free Event: 32nd Annual Fillmore Jazz Festival Returns Independence Day Weekend

Free Event: 32nd Annual Fillmore Jazz Festival Returns Independence Day Weekend

Take advantage of the long holiday weekend by attending the largest free jazz festival on the west coast. The 32nd annual Fillmore Jazz Festival runs July 2-3 from 10am–6pm each day, attracting more than 100,000 visitors. Spend Independence Day weekend enjoying the sights and sounds…

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