Music

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

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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

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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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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 Dec 2020

Top 50 Uniquely Covid-Safe in-the-flesh Things to Do in the Bay!

Businesses and artists have all had to get super creative in these trying times in order to stay afloat, so we at Broke-Ass Stuart have created this epic list : “Top 50 Uniquely Covid-Safe  In-the-flesh Things to Do In the Bay” so we can stay sane & safe amidst “

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18 Aug 2020

Comic Whose Mom Just Died From COVID-19 ‘Returns’ To The Bay For Zoom Comedy Show

‘Conan’ writer Laurie Kilmartin may be best known for livetweeting her mother’s dying of coronavirus in June, but this Walnut Creek native is “returning” to the Bay Area for the Thursday night, August 20 Zoom revival of Marga Gomez’ “Who’s Your Mami Comedy” show at the Brava Theater. The show

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11 Aug 2020

The Glide Legacy Gala Is Rad But Totally Online (And Crazy Affordable) This Year

San Francisco’s best charity ball is still happening in 2020, though online of course, as the 11th annual Glide Legacy Gala is this Saturday, August 15, at 8 p.m. It’s a virtual celebration that still features a digital DJ Dance Party, the awards ceremony, and words from your activists —

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