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Tuesday, Dec 9 2014

Merrill Garbus is a bona fide visionary. And, more than that, the New York-born, Oakland-based artiste has never shied away from pushing boundaries, intermingling avant-garde visuals with a commanding presence and compelling mix of classic pop-soul vocals and boundary-pushing beats and loops. Her third full-length, Nikki Nack, came out last May to much critical acclaim — SF Weekly noted at the time that it was "both tidier and more volatile than anything she has done before." Audiences worldwide have embraced it since, thanks to the ultra-danceable nature of the likes of "Water Fountain" and the particularly subversive "Real Thing," but to see Garbus in the very same city that inspired songs like "Gangsta" and "Doorstep" is going to be a special experience for fans and newcomers alike. Don't miss this exquisite experiment in post-modern excellence.

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