Allen Scott is Executive Vice President of Another Planet Entertainment, the Berkeley-based production outfit that puts on S.F.'s Outside Lands music festival (with help from others). Many people work to put on the festival, but it's partially Scott's baby: He helps decide who plays, what changes fr ... More >>
There's no doubt that Gotye is on a big rise: The video for "Somebody That I Used to Know," the first single off the Australian pop artist's latest album, is going gangbusters, racking up more than 121 million views on YouTube since it was posted last year. Yesterday brought another indication of t ... More >>
Christopher VictorioThe Flaming Lips at Treasure Island 2009Workers setting up for the Treasure Island Music Festival suffered minor injuries this afternoon after the roof of a stage partially collapsed.The workers jumped off about five feet the stage, injuring their ankles, according to Allen Sc ... More >>
J. BirdsallAztec Chocolate Cupcakes from Mission MinisJust imagine: Al Green could chow down on a mint It's-It ice cream sandwich this weekend in Golden Gate Park. Those brothers from Kings of Leon might try a Maverick's pulled-pork sandwich or a gourmet cupcake from Mission Minis. Maybe Cat Powe ... More >>
Christopher VictorioNo, he's not gonna be there this year Disappointed Outside Lands fan, we share your woe: The lineup this year -- at least concerning headliners -- just doesn't woo us like it has in years past. Not to slam the bands at the top of the bill. My Morning Jacket, Furthur, Al Green ... More >>
Local promoters take a big risk to give S.F. a music fest that will restore the city's cool cred
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