Chasin' the Blues

After the banners of Hardly Strictly have been packed away, the idea of returning to bluegrass seems as appealing as sticking to a healthy…

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MC Hopie: Show Preview

There are lots of ambitious, up-and-coming rappers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Few of them were born in the Phillippines, can play a…

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If It Ain't Baroque

Chamber music is a hard sell. It’s an art form with roots in class divide, in which small groups of musicians gathered in salons…

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Tits and Bass

At our most primal, what do we really need to have a good time? We could probably narrow it down to three: breasts, beer,…

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Feets, Get Movin’

The apex of the tourist season is several months away, but one of our biggest visitor destinations gets quite crowded today — with dancers…

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Terry Malts: Show Preview

Terry Malts deal in some of the best blown-out pop punk on the Bay Area scene right now — and they haven't even been…

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