Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Sharon Van Etten
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Better than: Getting murdered and/or sodomized by Stagger Lee, we're assuming.
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All weekend long, All Shook Down writers will be rounding up the best of the Outside Lands music festival. Here's our report from the festival's first day.
Okay, wait. How did we let Justice get away with appropriating the cross?
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One thing everyone in San Francisco learns very quickly is that, in this city, you always have to be prepared for the cold. Even on a day that begins with total sunshine. Outside Lands -- set in the western half of Golden Gate Park, on the front lines of fog banks rolling in off the Pacific -- is n ... More >>
Well, hi. We're going nuts covering the Outside Lands Festival this weekend. To help you find it all, here's an updated list of all our coverage so far. This post will be updated as we put up new stuff. Enjoy and see you out there!
Friday, Aug. 10
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[This post is part of our week-long preview coverage of Outside Lands 2012. Check out more of All Shook Down's Outside Lands coverage, and catch Sharon Van Etten's set this Friday at 1:15 p.m. on Outside Lands' Sutro stage.]
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The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our cr ... More >>
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"The real Marissa is filled with passion," she says. "I'm fiery, not celestial."
By CHLOE ROTH
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