Who needs Coachella? If you live in the Bay Area, most of the best of this sprawling three-day music festival — which spans two consecutive weekends — comes to you. Call it "the Coachella effect," or "Fauxchella" — or just call it a good excuse to spend that tax refund. Of course, many Bay Area shows featuring highly anticipated Coachella performers sold out shortly after they went on sale, so unless you wanna make friends with a scalper, you won't be getting into Radiohead, or Pulp, or the Refused. (We're bummed about that, too.) But even now, during one of the busiest months for local concerts all year, there are plenty of chances to see big-name artists without haggling on a sidewalk. We've rounded up nine local Fauxchella shows that, as of publication, still have... More >>>
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