Stefan Aronsen

21 Sep 2021

Second Sky Music Festival Attendees Were Too Tired For This Years Festival Season!

While the excitement was high initially, Second Sky Music Festival attendees realized ever so quickly their bodies weren’t actually ready for festival season. As it turns out, one and half years of staying at home to shelter in place had made them too soft to stand.

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04 Jan 2021

Top 20 Bay Area Bands of 2020

2020 was not the year we planned for, but it was the year we got. It was a hard year for those considered “non essential” … however, these bands still managed to create and release new music during a pandemic.

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

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18 Feb 2020

Stuart is on a Panel w/ Aaron Axelsen & Stefan Aronsen Talking About Tastmakers!

Balanced Breakfast curates music industry meetups for professionals in San Francisco plus 20+ cities including Los Angeles, Nashville, Denver, Austin, Portland, Seattle, and more. In San Francisco, BB meets for breakfast every first Thursday at Virgin Hotel. Attendees talk about actions that can be employed that will help the Bay Area music scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music)

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20 Jan 2020

Top 20 Bay Area Bands of 2019

I have a love-hate relationship with creating TOP 20 playlists of local bands. On one hand, the playlist becomes my favorite thing to listen to for the next year. Additionally, it makes it super easy for me to recommend bands to friends. I also love posting a link to the playlist in my friend’s Facebook feeds when they say, “tired of my music, I need a new playlist.”

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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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