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Live Music This Week: Miguel, Hall & Oates, and More

This week, some of the greatest popular rock songs the world has ever known will be played in the Bay Area. 

This Week in Live Music: Fleetwood Mac, Stone Temple Pilots, Belle and Sebastian

It’s not quite Goatchella, but this week is the unofficial start of Fauxchella or whatever silly Coachella pun with which you’d like to embarrass yourself (note: I am the king of this game). Which means there are too many shows happening and you’re about to go broke…

Stern Grove "Pop-Up" Concerts Coming to SF Hoods

Perhaps in a move inspired by SFMOMA On the Go, the modern art museum's sporadic art exhibits happening throughout SF while it undergoes renovations, the Stern Grove Festival will begin featuring noontime concert "pop-ups" in SF neighborhoods. 

This Week in Live Music: TV on the Radio, Cherry Glazzer, & More

Are you a part of San Francisco’s Shut-In economy? Don't be. You’re missing out! You’re missing the point of San Francisco, which is to see as much live music as possible while you can still hear.

Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, St. Vincent to Headline Outside Lands 2015

Sure, there are some clunkers (Elton John?), some pretentious festival cliches (oh great, Wilco), and at least one ostensible punchline for the GenX set (Billy Idol!), but with names like Kendrick Lamar, St. Vincent, and Toro Y Moi, this year's Outside Lands is a must. 

This Week in Live Music: Toro y Moi, Gang of Four, and More

We’re with you, Mr. Broke-Ass Stuart and Mr. Keeling. Let’s keep the Neverland spirit alive and rock out on a weeknight.

10 SXSW Music Acts Coming To San Francisco

SXSW, now in progress, is known for being the jumping point for many barely-discovered bands before they make it big time​ ​(Haim and CHVRCHES, just to name two). For those of you who can't make it to Austin,​ check out these 10 acts who will soon be coming to Baghdad by the Bay. 

This Week in Live Music: Tweedy, Widespread Panic, and More

We’re used to reading news about record stores/venues closing up shop, but local independent music junkies received some refreshing news last week: Oakland’s beloved record store/venue hybrid 1-2-3-4 Go! Records is opening a second store in San Francisco soon, a great (if not counter-trending) sign for the local music scene. More details to come, but our hearts are warmed and our bodies reinvigorated. Let’s celebrate at these no-duh shows:

This Week In Live Music: Ringo Starr, Trina, The Pop Group, and More

Don’t know about you guys, but once spring hits and days get longer, all I wanna do is grab a drink after work, then maybe another, then go straight to the local dancehall for a springtime weird-off. Doesn’t that sound like the greatest day imaginable?

Madonna's Top 25 Songs, Ranked

In honor of Madonna's upcoming appearance in the Bay Area — the living icon will bring her Rebel Heart tour to the SAP Center in San Jose on October 19 (general tickets go on sale Monday) — here are her top 25 songs, ranked.

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