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SF’s Oldest Indie Vinyl Shop Aquarius Records to Close, New Successor Named

SF’s Oldest Indie Vinyl Shop Aquarius Records to Close, New Successor Named

Owners of Aquarius Records on Valencia Street announced that the store will close July 4 and reopen July 29 under a different name. Owners Andee Connors and Allan Horrocks made the decision to sell the store after realizing Aquarius needed revitalization that the owners were…

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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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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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A Night Out with Jesse Sizmo of Lips & Rhythm

A Night Out with Jesse Sizmo of Lips & Rhythm

The sounds of San Francisco’s underground music scene are as deep and diverse as The City itself. And with entertainment options abound, it can be hard enough simply trying to navigate a Saturday night—let alone get a real feel for underground dance music. “San Francisco…

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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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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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Stern Grove Festival Full Lineup of Free Concerts Announced

Stern Grove Festival Full Lineup of Free Concerts Announced

Stern Grove Festival is a San Francisco summer tradition and just announced its 79th Season of admission-free concerts. The 2016 Season showcases an eclectic roster of popular performers from the Bay Area and beyond. This summer’s 10-week concert series features Janelle Monáe, George Clinton, Hieroglyphics,…

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The Coachella Review: Weekend One

The Coachella Review: Weekend One

The trek from The Bay to Indio can look a little like the scene from Swingers. Your Vince Vaughn-like friend-of-a-friend hypes up the carpool with Coachella chants while there’s still an 8-hour, traffic-plagued drive ahead. Coachella, baby, ‘chella. Smash cut to drive complete, campsite set, Vince…

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The Armory Obtains Permit to Expand Music & Event Capabilities

The Armory Obtains Permit to Expand Music & Event Capabilities

Last week, San Francisco’s Entertainment Commission awarded the Armory a full entertainment permit. This decision approved the headquarters of pornography company Kink.com, frequently called the Porn Palace, to be transitioned from a porn studio into a full-time 4,000-person music and event venue. While some of…

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Free Neighborhood Festival: Playland on Balboa

Free Neighborhood Festival: Playland on Balboa

Live music acts, artist, vendors and local businesses have combined forced to create “Playland on Balboa”, a new neighborhood event in the Richmond District. On April 16, from 2pm until 6pm, all along Balboa Street between 34th and 37th Avenues, expect to find entertainment for…

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