Archive: Music

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It’s Friday night – and we bet you’re as ready as we are to start the weekend.
Whether you’re getting dressed up and going for cocktails at the newest lounge  downtown or like Penny Lane going to see your…

Outside Lands
On old maps of San Francisco, the ground that Golden Gate Park was built upon was called the Outside Lands because the desolate sand dunes were outside of SF city limits and jurisdiction until 1866. When Another Planet…

Lollapalooza 2011
Chicagoans tend to be ambivalent about Lollapalooza…. We bristle about the controversial radius clause and bemoan the festival’s overwhelming, sunstroked enormity. (There’s an iPhone App available to help navigate the 30-plus-hour, multi-stage marathon.) But, short of Coachella’s

Pitchfork Music Festival 2011
The early knock against the 2011 Pitchfork Music Festival… was its preponderance of repeat acts, with Animal Collective, Cut Copy, Fleet Foxes, Deerhunter, Kurt Vile, and Destroyer all returning to the annual indie throwdown in Union

Stern Grove Festival
In 1931, in memory of her late husband, Rosalie Meyer Stern donated the Sigmund Stern Grove to the city of SF to be used exclusively for free of charge recreational purposes. It quickly became clear that the…

Northside Festival
Northside Festival… returns with over 250 bands including Beirut, Deer Tick, Twin Shadow, Delicate Steve, Wavves, and a special show by Guided by Voices the “classic line-up.” The Festival begins on Thursday, June 16 and runs through Sunday,