Stefan Aronsen

19 Sep 2019

40 Bands in 4 Days, Balanced BreakFEST Proves There are Still Musicians Living in San Francisco

Join us to see live music by Ellisa Sun, Adam Brookes, Kingsley Music, Sam Johnson, California State Flower, Fellow Vessel, HATE DRUGS, Your Fearless Leader, ScruffyPup, Great Highway, Life Size Models, The Go Ahead, Trace Repeat, Californicorns, The Urban Renewal Project, and Night Animals.

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27 Aug 2019

Hey, Outside Lands Music Festival 2019, Your Totems Look Weak From Here

Speaking of San Francisco’s pinnacle outdoor festival … now is the time that I would like to take a second and to throw some serious shade at their attendee’s totem creations.

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18 Jun 2019

The Hottest Puppies at Phono Del Sol, & Band Photos

Phono Del Sol officially kicks off the summer concert season in San Francisco—and unofficially marks the start of summer dog walks. Although the true stars of the show are the ones on the stage, the festival might come to be defined by dog celebrities, whose coats are shiny, collars colorful, and, of course, always Instagram-ready.

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31 May 2019

Best Places to NAP’a During BottleRock Music Festival 2019

This last weekend at BottleRock brought together hundreds of musicians, chefs, vintners, brewers, and distillers for a three-day blend of music, wine, food, craft brews, and spirits. With so many wines to choose from BottleRock Music Festival is hands-down the best festival for getting wine drunk and taking a nap. Viewers can enjoy a live performance from any of their four stages with their eyes shut.

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07 Feb 2019

Top 10 Things Fyre Fest Did That You Shouldn’t Do When Planning Your Next Event

Recently Netflix and Hulu both released their documentaries about Fyre Fest. All my friends have watched it … then they called me and were like, “OMG … Did you see the documentaries? It’s so good, how bad this festival was.” To which I have to reply, “ARE YOU FREAK’N SERIOUS?! I’m planning my biggest event of the year … NO, I’m not watching a documentary about how everything could go wrong for festival organizers!”

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25 Jan 2019

Top 20 Bay Area Bands of 2018 vs 2009

Have your listening habits changed from 2009 to 2019? Following in the trend of 2009 vs 2019, I’ve created a playlist that documents the San Francisco bands I was listening to when I started writing about the Bay Area music scene compared to the bands I just eat breakfast with now.

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07 Jan 2019

Rickshaw Stop’s 15th Anniversary Week Will Be Unparalleled

Join Rickshaw Stop from Wednesday, January 9th to the 12th for some serious creative release. Enjoy music by Diet Cig, The She’s, Topographies, Sean Hayes, John Vanderslice, Capital Cities, Planet Booty, Coast Modern, The Y Axes, and DJ Brother Grimm.

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17 Oct 2018

Photos of You at Treasure Island Music Festival Under Looming AT-AT Walkers

Formerly branded by its location on an island, the new location is huddled under the impressively tall container cranes at the Port of Oakland. According to local lore, the cranes were the inspiration for the AT-AT Walkers from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.

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