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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Bay Area Music Links: Day Laborers As Video Stars

Posted By on Thu, May 20, 2010 at 1:23 PM

click to enlarge Roky Erickson and Okkervil River
  • Roky Erickson and Okkervil River

Psych garage legend Roky Erickson makes his first album in 14 years with Okkervil River, plays The Fillmore with the band tonight. [SF Gate]

SF's Monarchs hire Mission day-laborers to star in a music video. [Mission Mission]

Hyphy's dead, but what are its stars doing now? (Hint: the Federation's Stressmatic is rhyming about how much "Being Broke Sucks.") [100 Grand On My Wrist]

Hip-hop, DJs, graffiti and lots of other fun at Eco-Fest in Dolores Park Saturday. [Uptown Almanac]

Barbecue, beers, and 13 bands: Operation Restore Maximum Freedom festival this Sunday in Davis provides a great reason to leave the city. [The Bay Bridged]

Pavement, LCD Soundsystem among June's hottest concert tickets. [7x7]

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