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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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Dates Announced for Coachella 2017, Advance Tickets on Sale This Week

Dates Announced for Coachella 2017, Advance Tickets on Sale This Week

Although many festival-goers are still basking in the glow of Lightning in a Bottle or reminiscing this year’s Coachella, event organizers Goldenvoice have gone ahead and announced the dates for the 2017 Coachella Music Festival with tickets going on sale Wednesday, June 8 at 11am…

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FKA Twigs, Gramatik, RL Grime, Santigold to Headline Stacked Symbiosis 2016 Lineup

FKA Twigs, Gramatik, RL Grime, Santigold to Headline Stacked Symbiosis 2016 Lineup

Multifaceted lakeside music and arts festival, Symbiosis Gathering, announced the complete music lineup for its 2016 ‘Family Tree’ event. Headliners include trip-hop artist FKA Twigs, downtempo talent Gramatik, dub trap producer RL Grime, and dub vocalist Santigold. The event takes place September 22-25 along the…

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Coachella to Lightning in a Bottle: Behind the Scenes with Dede Flemming of The Do LaB

Coachella to Lightning in a Bottle: Behind the Scenes with Dede Flemming of The Do LaB

“Make art. Have fun.” This is The Do LaB’s ethos. The Do LaB is an event production family with a legendary origin story. Sixteen years ago, three brothers and some interesting characters threw a private birthday bash for the history books. It was L-I-T. Now it’s LiB—Lightning…

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Lineup Announcement: Chairlift & Alvvays to Headline 6th Annual Phono del Sol Festival

Lineup Announcement: Chairlift & Alvvays to Headline 6th Annual Phono del Sol Festival

One of the most intimate outdoor music festivals in San Francisco, the Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, has announced the artist and vendor lineup for its sixth edition, which takes place July 9 at Potrero Del Sol Park. Electro-pop band Chairlift and Toronto…

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Photos: How Weird Street Faire 2016

Photos: How Weird Street Faire 2016

“Experience the fun. Feel the magic. Be weird!” This years theme was The Cosmic Stew and included 10 stages of electronic music, an art alley, live bands and more. Check out the photos below. All photos by Gabriella Gamboa. See the entire gallery here. Related:…

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Emissions Phase 2 Announcement: Festival to Showcase West Coast Bass Culture

Emissions Phase 2 Announcement: Festival to Showcase West Coast Bass Culture

The 8th annual Emissions music festival is headlined by Oakland-born hip-hop MC The Grouch, trap duo Stooki Sound, and glitch-hop act Minnesota. The festival will be taking place May 13-16 in Belden Town, which is about a three and a half hour drive north of…

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HARD Summer Transforms Into 2-Day Camping Festival, Headlined by Ice Cube & Major Lazer

HARD Summer Transforms Into 2-Day Camping Festival, Headlined by Ice Cube & Major Lazer

The organizers behind HARD Summer announced a number of changes to their premier annual EDM festival, including a new location at the Auto Club Speedway in Southern California and options for camping for the first time. The 2016 edition of the electronic-heavy festival happens July…

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Live Review: Jazz Fest Weekend One Shines Bright

Live Review: Jazz Fest Weekend One Shines Bright

The first weekend of the 47th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival concluded with all smiles, as the weather conditions kept perfect and the diverse artistry impressed on all stages. Three straight days of sunny conditions on the Fair Grounds Race Course, made the…

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