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jimi-hendrix-winterland
13 Sep 2011

FREE Tribute to Jimi at Amoeba Tonight

To say we don’t all love Hendrix would be untrue. He is arguably the greatest guitarist of all time; better than even SRV and Slow Hand. Come celebrate the release of Jimi Hendrix Experience Winterland at Amoeba on Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00p.m. Back in October of 1968 Jimi and

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19 Apr 2011

Tonight! See The Pains of Being Pure at Heart for FREE!

I’m really glad I saw this because I didn’t realize The Pains of Being Pure at Heart had a new album out! The band is playing a sold-out show at Great American Music Hall tonight for $17, so if you were too cheap and/or lazy to buy tickets, you can still

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
10 Apr 2011

Dig This: Funeral Party

Allow me to preface what you are about to read with this – By no means am I a music critic, but I do know the potential for something good when I hear it.  And Funeral Party, my friends, sounds good. I’ve never understood the idea of classifying or placing

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I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
14 Feb 2011

Cure the Valentine Blues with Smith Westerns Tonight at Amoeba

Which one is Smith? Got those VD blues (either type)? Cheer yourself up with the dreamy, twinkly, head-noddable pop-rock tunes of Smith Westerns. Pitchfork loves this year’s sophomore effort, Dye It Blonde, from increasingly prolific label Fat Possum, and Pitchfork is never wrong. And since you are unemployed or were busy watching

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 1
12 Oct 2010

This Week’s Events For The 5 Senses

Wondering what to do for fun this week?  Feeling a little dead inside?  Wake yourself up with a FREE event for each of the 5 senses! SEE: There’s nothing like a Charlie Kaufman/Spike Jonze collaborative mindfuck to topple you into an existential crisis. Catch a FREE screening of Adaptation this

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
06 Jul 2010

Music Picks of the Week: From Jew Harps to a Pas de Deux

Here are some very varied music picks for the week. Wednesday, July 7th: The Rumble SF. Future Sounds presents the Rumble SF, a FREE concert at Du Nord featuring AB & the Sea, So Many Wizards, and What Laura Says. The event is sponsored by Noise Pop, the Bay Bridged,

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
16 Apr 2010

Record Store Day 2010 — FREE Show & Special Releases!

Saturday, April 17th is Record Store Day 2010 — YAY MUSIC!  Taking place the third Saturday in April every year, Record Store Day was created in 2008 to laud all the awesome independently-owned record stores that are still around.  Why this means fun times for you and me:  Musicians generally

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0