Pop-Up Magazine: The Song Reader Issue Monday, May 20, 2013 Davies Symphony Hall Better than: The vast majority of print glossies. In the four years since its inception, Pop-Up Magazine has become the go-to literary event in San Francisco -- the one that draws so many glitterati to Davies Symphony ... More >>
Cedric AngelesVieux Farka TouréThe nonprofit SFJAZZ announced its lineup today for the 28th annual San Francisco Jazz Festival, which runs from September 14 to November 20. Tickets go on sale Sunday, July 11, and prices vary for each concert. Highlights include:Taj Mahal, Toumani Diabaté and Vi ... More >>
After years of dancing in clubs and festivals, Brazilian-born and San Francisco-raised Kid Akimbo has more recently been pursuing making music full-steam. Akimbo is classically trained in voice and dance, and he makes genre-crossing dance music that's pop-electronica with Brazilian influences. He ... More >>
KebinH/FlickrWhere: Yoshi's San Francisco 1330 Fillmore (at Eddy), 655-5600 When: Thurs., Dec. 31 Time: Dinner seating begins at 5:30 p.m. The deal: Four-course seasonal prix-fixe menu (with choices) by chef Shotaro "Sho" Kamio includes smoked soy-marinated duck breast, sushi roll combo, Dun ... More >>
For those who follow the Grammys, we have a couple locals in the running. Nominations were announced today, and the following Bay Area acts are up for little gold statues:Green Day's "21 Guns" got a nod in two categories: "Best Rock Song" and "Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals," ... More >>
Retro Chic: Raphael Saadiq November 18th will be a homecoming of sorts for Oakland native Raphael Saadiq. Ray Ray, as he is known, is arguably the most prolific and talented male soul/R&B artist around today--equally seasoned at singing, playing several instruments, and producing. Saadiq has ... More >>
Leah Tysse If there's anything the blues genre needs, it's a fresh face. As you may or may not know, the genre has struggled in recent years, and though blues once dominated the Bay Area's nightlife scene, there are few dedicated local venues committed to preserving the root of R&B, jazz, and s ... More >>
Femi Andrade may be the Bay Area's best-kept secret. That phrase gets tossed around a lot, but in her case, it's highly applicable. The Afro-Rican soulstress has tempted many local music fans over the years with her dynamic live performances and sultry hooks on other people's songs, but has kept us ... More >>
Venerable Mission club pulls plug on live music.
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If you missed this year's SF Weekly Music Awards ... well, what can we say? You screwed up big time, bucko.
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