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The burners are at the Playa for Burning Man, Labor Day is here and there are plenty of events to fill out the long weekend and the waning days of summer. Doin' it in the Park is back with free BBQ and DJs in Golden Gate Park and the Hieroglyphics Crew brings the first Hiero Day street party to Oakland. Two Gallants brings new material to Amoeba for an in-store and it's all about the bacon at Bacon Wrapped Nighlife. Bay Made highlights local designers while a Warehouse Art Show showcases local underground art with free drinks. Labordance brings a massive DJ party to Treasure Island and Gold Panda rounds out the holiday weekend at Great American Music Hall with local beatsmith Nanosaur opening.

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The Very Best
at Mezzanine
Rock The Bells
at Shoreline Amphitheater
Flashbang SF Vol. III
at Gallery One
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
at Bottom of the Hill (all day)

Desaparecidos is a rock band featuring Conor Oberst (vocals, guitar) Landon Hedges (bass guitar, vocals), Matt Baum (drums), Denver Dalley - (guitar) and Ian McElroy...
at SFMOMA (10am - 5:45pm)

One of Japan's most prominent photographers, Naoya Hatakeyama is known for austere and beautiful large-scale pictures that capture the extraordinary forces we deploy to shape nature to our will...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
at Yoshi's (8pm & 10pm)

The mix of these four,- Roberts, Fleck, Jordan, Marsalis-create a new way forward in jazz, deeply rooted in the form, while pulling from the extensive backgrounds and music journeys of all the members...
Thursday, August 30, 2012
at Rickshaw Stop (9:30pm)

Their distinctive brand of noisy pop is a tidy distillation of all the great noise-pop precedents - early MBV, House of Love, Pale Saints, Rocketship - but with that incredible exuberance and energy that the Pains bring to every song...
at California Academy of Sciences (6pm -10pm)

Yes, it's a night devoted to bacon-not only to its deliciousness, but to purveyors who support the sustainable raising and use of land animals like the pig. Enjoy bacon in ways you've only dreamed about with the culinary geniuses of Bacon Bacon...
at Amoeba Music (6pm)

The Bloom and the Blight will be released on September 4th on ATO Records, but you can purchase the album early at this special pre-release in-store!
Friday, August 31, 2012
at Fox Theater (8pm)

"It's been a motley 14 years since our band came apart. We've all kept busy in our respective endeavors but we've all remained friends and kept in touch. There have been offers, and lots of jokes about these offers. We've sort of looked down from our high horses and made fun of people who've just wanted to share the psychopathic..."
at Mighty (9pm)

"If Willner doesn't hit at least some of your pleasure centers, well, forget your ears-your nerve endings might actually be dead."
at Bees Artomotive (9pm)

Huge warehouse underground art show featuring local artists, live music, stripper pole, 2 bars, beer pong and free drinks all night.
at 5th Stitch Collective (5pm)

Meet some of our "Made in the Bay" designers and shop their collection...
Saturday, September 1, 2012
at SF County Fair Building (11am - 6pm)

A free, annual celebration of small-press publishing, from zines and comics to art books and beyond. The Zine Fest serves as a vital showcase of the diversity, creativity, and ongoing exuberance of the small-press movement...
at Mighty (10pm)

A night of house music with legendary San Francisco DJ and producer, Mark Farina. 2 Rooms of house and techno music in a dark underground setting of Mighty. Expect a lot of hands in the air moments with a lot of energy on the dance floor...
Sunday, September 2, 2012
at Marx Meadow (noon - 6pm)

Join us as we celebrate our 9th year of community service, yes - community service. We do this for you, the people! We thank you for supporting our music, our events and the Bay Area's nightlife culture...
at Elbo Room (9pm)

One of the longest-running dub and reggae parties in the U.S., and the world. A weekly Sunday night party at Elbo Room in the Mission District of San Francisco, Dub Mission presents cutting-edge dub, dubstep, roots reggae, and dancehall, and has featured artists from all over the world.
at Yoshi's SF (9pm)

In the early 90's, when gangsta' rap consumed the airwaves, and the majority of West Coast rappers strapped on their Locs, Chuck Taylor's & Ben Davis', The Pharcyde decidedly maintained a willfully weird vision...
at Treasure Island (2pm - 3am)

We are taking things to the next level with 8 STAGES of DJS featuring every major electronic dance music style under the sun! Starting at 2pm we are blasting out the tunes early. There will be a full menu grill and drink specials for the 21+.
at MatrixFillmore (10m)

It just wouldn't be a Labor Day Weekend without a massive Sunday night party so you better believe it that Bounce will be going off extra hard to the musical stylings of the one and only DJ Just...
Monday, September 3, 2012
at San Pablo and 17th Street in Oakland (noon - 6pm)

Legendary music crew The Hieroglyphics (Del the Funk Homosapien, Souls of Mischief, Casual, Pep Love, and Domino), in conjunction with Parish Entertainment Group, are pleased to announce the first annual Hiero Day music festival!
at Great American Music Hall (8pm)

"Some of the loveliest, techno-cloaked glitch-pop this side of the future." - Fader
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