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Single Day Lineups Announced for Treasure Island Music Festival, on Sale Thursday at 10am

09/13/2016

For those of you who have been waiting patiently to pick a day for Treasure Island Music Festival 2016, you are in luck. Today organizers have announced which acts will play Saturday and Sunday on SF’s bizarre little man-made island. For those unfamiliar with Treasure Island Music Festival, it has a lot of unique features Read More

Mild High Club Brings Psychedelic Fever Dream to The Chapel for Record Release Show Friday 8/26

08/23/2016

The first time you hear Mild High Club you’ll get a sense of both familiarity and discovery. There’s something both uncomfortable and undeniably attractive about pairing 70s lounge-jazz progressions with time-expanding distortion and psychedelic elements. Mild High Club creates the perfect soundscape to escape reality and explore your mind. Founded and led by Alexander Brettin, the Read More

5 Things to Know About Cocktail Magic, Outside Land’s Newest Way to Catch a Buzz

08/04/2016

Every year Ranger Dave and the Outside Lands folk add something unique to the festival. In the past, for example, we have seen the addition of mainstays like Choco Lands and the GastroMagic Stage. This year we get the gift of classy booze in the form of Cocktail Magic, an imaginative way to showcase some Read More

OSL Night Show: Don’t Miss Vic Mensa @ SF Social Hall August 5th

08/02/2016

Whether you’re a hip-hop head or you just dabble in the genre, you’re not going to want to miss Vic Mensa at Social Hall on Friday night. This is a late show, so even if you’re spending the day at Outside Lands Music Festival, head on over afterward for a night cap. Being from the Read More

Noise Pop and Pop-Up Magazine Team Up for The Golden State Record 9/30 at Berkeley Greek Theatre

07/28/2016

Pop-Up Magazine has consistently put on some of my favorite evenings over the past few years. They blend speakers, video, music and other mediums into one-off events that can only be experienced live. I was excited to see that Pop-Up is going big in a whole new partnership with Noise Pop to put on a show at Read More

Outside Lands Announces Daily Schedules, Induces FOMO Panic Attacks Across the Bay

07/21/2016

It’s always bittersweet when Outside Lands finally releases the daily schedule. On one hand, you finally get to start planning your perfect festival experience. On the other, you have to take a good hard look at your life and make some tough choices. I started checking the schedule this morning and Friday alone is giving Read More

Freaky Awesome SF is alive & well with Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret

07/06/2016

For those who fear that the old days of Freaky Awesome San Francisco Delights are over … Kat Robichaud (one time top ten finalist on The Voice) is helping to keep the spirit alive and thriving with her Misfit Cabaret. The ensemble hosts its show Whim Sea next week July 14-16th at The Great Star Theatre. Read More

Photos: Real Estate Completes Three Day Chapel Residency Tonight!

06/29/2016

Monday night I was lucky enough to score a ticket to the first of three sold-out nights with New York-based Real Estate. When I say sold-out, I mean ass-to-crotch all the way to the exit. I hadn’t seen a show this packed at the Chapel since Dave Chappell did a pop-up comedy show a few years Read More

Don’t Miss Burger Boogaloo 2016, Coming June 25th-26th

06/17/2016

This year’s Burger Boogaloo should be an event worth sweating through your polyester for. John Waters will return as host for a lineup stacked with the strange, anachronistic, outsider rock we have come to expect from Burger Records. The two-day festival in Oakland’s Mosswood Park features acts from the Bay Area and beyond ranging from Read More

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