09 Jul 2021

Check Out the When the Music Stops Summit – on Us!

We’re super excited to partner with SF-based nonprofit When the Music Stops to send ten lucky winners to the 2nd Annual WTMS Summit! WTMS is an organization which offers mental and emotional support to all through music, connection, and love. Founded by suicide survivor Josh Donaldson, WTMS aims to provide

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22 Jun 2021

This Week’s Hot Sh*t: Pride Parties, Magic Shows, Nina Simone & more!

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. The City’s heating up lately, and it’s not just the temperature. Though certain special experiences, such as sweating onto strangers at jam-packed dance parties, or

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14 Jun 2021

Summer Celebrations: Juneteenth, Pride, and Herd Immunity!

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. San Francisco has a lot to celebrate this summer! As The City’s vaccination rate rises, more and more of the events we love are roaring

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08 Jun 2021

Stern Grove Festival Drops Amazing Summer Series Lineup. Hurry to Reserve Spots!

What do you get when you mix OGs of East Bay R&B, a gothic rock goddess and a dirty 80s rap legend, and then stir in some new soul, big brass and indie love? Damn good times, that’s what.  Just a sampling of the musical geniuses scheduled to grace the

16 Mar 2021

Looks Like Outside Lands is Happening This Year

Kid you not, Outside Lands is not only scheduled to make its return this August, but three-day tickets are already on sale. This is the first major festival return in the Bay Area after a year of pandemic restrictions. If all goes well, the show will go on October 29th-31st in

09 Mar 2021

Piedmont Piano Keeps Live Music Alive and Artists Fed

I had about 20 minutes to spare before I was supposed to give Jim Callahan a call — they were in the middle of a concert session at Oakland’s Piedmont Piano, so I tuned in to the livestream and stumbled on a few minutes of pure joy. The scene was

04 Mar 2021

Sadly, The Revolution Cafe is Over. We Really Loved It

The Revolution Cafe is officially shuttered, with a ‘for rent sign in the window’.  The owners are silent, but the neighborhood has known for months.  A group of about 9-10 regulars have been discussing the possibility of taking it over, but there is nothing concrete. Everybody liked Revolution, it had

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02 Feb 2021

Is Being Nostalgic for the Emo Era a Coping Mechanism for COVID?

“I’m not okay.”  Those three words defined 2020 for nearly everyone on this planet. It’s no surprise that legendary emo punks My Chemical Romance’s “Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge” reentered the Billboard charts in 2020. It seems that during a time of unprecedented hysteria, death, denial, violence, delusion, and mayhem,

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