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Music, All Shook Down Pink Goes Stunt-Crazy in San Jose, 2/18/13

Pink Goes Stunt-Crazy in San Jose, 2/18/13

PinkMonday, Feb. 18, 2013HP Pavilion, San JoseBetter than: Every other show on earth that doesn't involve dropping the star 50 feet from the ceiling.Before we saw tonight's show, we thought Pink was kind of a badass. After tonight's show, not…
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Music, All Shook Down Live Review, 4/24/12: Bruce Springsteen Takes Crowd-Pleasing to the Next Level in San Jose

Live Review, 4/24/12: Bruce Springsteen Takes Crowd-Pleasing to the Next Level in San Jose

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street BandTuesday, April 24, 2012HP Pavilion, San JoseBetter than: Every other crowd surfer that has ever landed on us.You know how people throw the word "epic" around these days? (Let's be honest, "epic" is the…
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Music, All Shook Down Sade Freezes Time in San Jose

Sade Freezes Time in San Jose

Sade August 25, 2011 HP Pavilion Better than: Expectations (which were high). Helen Folasade Adu is the lead singer of the band Sade, but that fact usually floats somewhere in the background of this group's history. Mankind (womankind, too,…
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Music, All Shook Down Jay-Z and Kanye West Reschedule Watch the Throne Tour

Jay-Z and Kanye West Reschedule Watch the Throne Tour

Last week, Jay-Z and Kanye West announced their Watch the Throne Tour. It was scheduled to stop at San Jose's HP Pavilion on October 16, but apparently all royal marriages take time, and now there will be a two-month delay.…
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Music, All Shook Down Jay-Z and Kanye West Bring the Throne to the Bay Area This Fall

Jay-Z and Kanye West Bring the Throne to the Bay Area This Fall

Now that the hype from the Royal Wedding has finally died down, it's time for the Kings to arrive. The self-proclaimed kings, that is -- Jay-Z and Kanye West, now collectively known as the Throne, will bring their upcoming joint…
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Music, All Shook Down Britney Spears in San Jose: Pop Star Believes She Can Fly

Britney Spears in San Jose: Pop Star Believes She Can Fly

Britney Spears June 18, 2011 @ HP Pavilion Better than: Not crossing a two-man religious picket line on a Saturday night to (apparently) celebrate fornication, homosexuality, and general hell-raising. "God hates Britney Spears!" yelled a man in a "Repent…
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Music, All Shook Down Prince Teases HP Pavilion with the Tips of His Hits

Prince Teases HP Pavilion with the Tips of His Hits

Prince May 19, 2011 @ HP Pavilion, San Jose Better than: Thoughts of pretty you and me "My name is Prince. Everything you heard is true." If that's the case, we thought, we might be here funkin' 'til the break…
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Music, The Jay-Z state of mind

The Jay-Z state of mind

You have to get in a space where you can't even all the way listen to your friends, because they love you so much that they have places they want you to be." So says Jay-Z, on the subject of…
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Music, All Shook Down Coldplay to play HP Pavilion in July

Coldplay to play HP Pavilion in July

Radiohead is fine and dandy, but I wish that they'd put down the multi-layered musicianship once in a while to record some nice, sappy love songs. Waitaminute, I forgot we have Coldplay for that. Check them out at San…
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Music, All Shook Down George Michael Visits HP Pavilion in June

George Michael Visits HP Pavilion in June

Since you'll never be able to relive those WHAM! glory days, do the next best thing and catch George Michael at San Jose's HP Pavilion on June 19. It'll be his first California appearance in 17 years, but that's…
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Music, All Shook Down Kanye West, Rihanna Play HP Pavilion in April

Kanye West, Rihanna Play HP Pavilion in April

After winning something like 280 Grammy Awards this year, Kanye West is celebrating by making a visit to San Jose. The Louis Vuitton Don comes to the HP Pavilion April 19. He'll also bring some rather strong opening acts--…
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The Boss Back in Town -- Bruce Springsteen April 2 at the HP Pavilion

(Latest video of Springsteen's 2007 release Magic) This just in from Live Nation: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band will play Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m., at the HP Pavilion at San Jose. Tickets are $95, on…
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Music, All Shook Down Tickets Available for Matchbox Twenty/Alanis Morissette, Otherwise Known as 90s SuckFest 2008

Tickets Available for Matchbox Twenty/Alanis Morissette, Otherwise Known as 90s SuckFest 2008

If you are actually enthused to attend this shitty, overpriced concert, then may Jeebus himself have mercy on your boring and gullible soul. If it was any worse, the Goo Goo Dolls would also be playing. Hey, there's still…
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Music, All Shook Down Ladies Love Cool Clifford -- Hip-Hop Pinup for the Naughties!

Ladies Love Cool Clifford -- Hip-Hop Pinup for the Naughties!

It was LL Cool J in the Eighties and Tupac Shakur in the Nineties. Now, ladies and gentleman, I submit the reigning king of hip-hop pin-upship for the Naughties: T.I. This is simply not up for debate, if Oakland…
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Best of San Francisco, Sports & Recreation

Best Cheap Sporting Event

San Jose SaberCats www.sanjosesabercats.com The Arena Football League has always touted itself as sports' most fan-friendly league -- the league even has a Fans' Bill of Rights -- and that's largely because of the prices. A family of four can…
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Calendar, Sports/Outdoors Fight! Fight!

Fight! Fight!

THURS 5/22 Ah, manhood. There are few things left for us men to enjoy in this PC world of diplomacy and chivalry. Midget wrestling, garlic fries, watching 140-pound hotheads whack each other in the face with padded mitts ... that's…
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