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Music, How to Do Hardly Strictly: Four Ways to Approach the Massive Music Festival

How to Do Hardly Strictly: Four Ways to Approach the Massive Music Festival

You can't just go into a festival with more than 80 acts on the lineup willy-nilly. You need a plan, a strategy, a set of reasonable goals. But given the sprawling stages, and the musical variety at hand, how should…
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Music, All Shook Down Concord, Calif., Named One of Country's 10 Best Music Scenes

Concord, Calif., Named One of Country's 10 Best Music Scenes

The website Livability today compiled a list of the top 10 cities with the best music scenes that aren't New York, L.A., or Nashville. The results were in some ways predictable (Minneapolis, Athens, Ga., and Portland all made it),…
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Music, All Shook Down Follow Pavement's Example and Support Stockton

Follow Pavement's Example and Support Stockton

Pavement, the beloved slacker indie rock band, recently added a show in its hometown of Stockton to this year's headline-grabbing reunion tour. Stephen Malkmus, Scott "Spiral Stairs" Kannberg, and co. will play the Bob Hope Theatre on Thursday, June 24,…
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Music, All Shook Down Chris Isaak plays Amoeba In-Store

Chris Isaak plays Amoeba In-Store

If you've been wondering where local-boy-gone-pop-star Chris Isaak  has been, the answer is, just about everywhere. In a career that's had more legs than ZZ Top in '83, Isaak's gone from an up-and-coming Rockabilly crooner/Elvis impersonator, to Big Time hitmaker…
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Kevin Eubanks, Chris Isaak, Supersuckers -- ASD's Live Music Picks for Sunday, July 7

Supersuckers, 8 at Slim’s. $15. “Shades of The Dwarves, Monster Magnet, Willie Nelson and Iron Maiden fuse perfectly to create The Supersuckers’ sound. The texture is variously solid rock, incredible and intricate fretwork, and Blues and Country-tinged darkness. In short,…
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Dining, Dish Enchanted

Canoodling

If you think long and hard, you can probably come up with a half-dozen good reasons to schlep out to the Sunset District: the ocean views, the chance you'll run into Chris Isaak in a wet suit, the acres of…
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Dining, Eat Pro Fusion

Pro Fusion

Hanging in my apartment is a detail drawing of San Francisco in 1915, nine years after the great earthquake. The perspective is from a biplane or a hot-air balloon hovering above Yerba Buena Island. The bay below is choked with…
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Music, The Lonesome Ballad of Jim Campilongo

The Lonesome Ballad of Jim Campilongo

All she wanted was to hear "Mustang Sally," and Jim Campilongo wasn't having any of it. The guitarist was playing one of what's been many nights at the Paradise Lounge over the years. And while he's best known for the…
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Riff Raff

Ingenuine Draft For the record, that was Dave Grohl -- the guy who played drums in Nirvana -- onstage at the Fillmore doing a Miller commercial during the MGD Blind Date concert on July 18. After the third song, Grohl…
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The House of Tudor

A genius on anything you blow, Ralph Carney has bestowed his humor and exceptional talent on countless local projects -- among them Oranj Symphonette, Rubber City, and Pluto -- all of whom have managed to subvert common musical constructs by…
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Drop the Ball, Already

SFNYE The Embarcadero Tuesday, Dec. 31 It was the anniversary of our engagement. I'd popped the question to my then-girlfriend last New Year's Eve, just a few short seconds after midnight. At home, in pajamas. With the object of my…
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Night Crawler

Growing old in the spotlight isn't easy. Fans can be so unkind. Put on a few extra pounds, start losing your hair -- people talk. Stars don't have to die young to retain our respect, but for every Audrey Hepburn…
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