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Kendrick Lamar's New Music Video Gives Major Props to Oakland

Fresh off his set at the BET Awards last weekend where he gave a stirring performance of “Alright,” Kendrick Lamar has unveiled the video for his latest single—and you're bound to recognize his whereabouts. 

Live Music This Week: Geographer, Grateful Dead, and More

Hey good news! Cafe Du Nord is BACK! The iconic music venue reopened its doors last week under new leadership. And yes, live music will be served occasionally. Let us rejoice.

Nightlife Guide 2015: Where to Dance in San Francisco

To sweat the night away the PG-13 way, head to one of these major dance clubs in San Francisco. From underground DJs to Top 40 pop, they've got just what you need to show off your sweet moves. 

That '70s (No, '90s!) Show: Scenes From BottleRock Music Festival

In both music and style, it was the '60s...no, '70s...no '90s all over again at BottleRock Napa Valley this year.

We Wanna Be Friends With Blues Singer Fantastic Negrito

Fantastic Negrito describes his life as a series of trials and rebirths. And in his current incarnation, the blues singer can pack a room.

Festival Style: What to Wear to BottleRock and Outside Lands

Headed to BottleRock and Outside Lands this summer? If you're anything like us (and of course you are!), you've been planning your festival look for months. Here, San Francisco expert wardrobe stylist Mary Gonsalves Kinney tells us what she's packing for Napa come May 29.

We Wanna Be Friends With Thievery Corporation Founder Rob Garza

Rob Garza is one of the original pioneers of the now flourishing electronic music movement. Originally from Washington DC­, now a longtime San Francisco resident, and a new denizen of North Beach, Garza's legacy includes the formation of record label ESL Music and a timeless music catalog that is still popular today.

In a Sunset Garage, the Most Beautiful Guitars Are Made

(Photography by Joseph Jafaari)

It wasn’t quite an accident; it wasn’t quite on purpose, either. At least that’s the way Nick Pourfard explains how he was able to achieve the strikingly unique colors in the electrical guitars he designs for his business, Prisma Guitars.

SFJAZZ Honors Joni Mitchell: No Regrets, Coyote

While the music-loving world waits and wonders about the health of the legendary Joni Mitchell, SFJAZZ kicks off its #ThankYouJoni campaign this Saturday, with a photo montage installation in Hayes Valley, in the run up to its gala tribute on May 8. 

Chefs Dominique Crenn, Morimoto & More to Cook at BottleRock in May

BottleRock's musical lineup features headliners from No Doubt to Snoop Dogg. But it may be the superstar chefs coming to the Napa music fest that get San Franciscans in a true tizzy.

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