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Odesza at the Greek Theater in Berkeley (October 28, 2017)
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Music Venue Profile: The Greek Theater in Berkeley

The Greek Theater in Berkeley, California, is more than just a live music venue. With a history dating back through the counter-culture way back to the pre-earthquake days of the Bay Area, it has a huge record of historic performances. The longest-running outdoor amphitheater in America, the first event that the theater hosted was in…
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Show Preview – Jason Mraz, The Greek, September 13

Jason Mraz has proved time and again, right from his first album Waiting For My Rocket To Come, that you might call his music guitar pop, but it’s a huge slice of heart and soul. Unafraid to be quirky, he almost certainly appears on the guilty-pleasures list of countless hipsters; but pleasure is pleasure, and there’s…
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Bay Area Music Venue Spotlight: UC Theater

We’ve been celebrating our favorite venues in San Francisco for a while now, but there are other venues in the greater Bay Area that need to be recognized as well. The UC Theatre Taube Family Musical Hall in Berkeley, Calif. is high on that list. Tucked into a cozy but prominent spot on Shattuck Avenue in…
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Q&A: LIVVIA

For Bay Area musician LIVVIA, balancing both a rigorous academic schedule at UC Berkeley and a blooming music career in LA can be a little hectic at times. But according to her, she wouldn’t have it any other way. “I love both sides of my life so I don’t mind the weekly travel back and…
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The Reverend Horton Heat - Music in SF
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Q&A: Reverend Horton Heat

The Reverend Horton Heat, aka Jim Heath, has been touring with his trio bearing the same name for close to 30 years now. The band mixes a ton of different influences so it’s difficult to stick it into just one category, but many have called Heath, “the Godfather of modern rockabilly and psychobilly music.” Although,…
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Matisyahu Coming to the UC Theater in Berkeley on March 11

Matisyahu is back and has announced a national spring tour with a tour stop at the UC Theater in Berkeley to promote his recently released new EP, “Release The Bound.” Matisyahu first gained worldwide recognition with the single “King Without A Crown,” which reached #1 on the alternative rock radio charts.  “King without a Crown” quickly…
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Metallica Plays Rasputin Records in Bay Area
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Metallica Plays Rasputin Records in Bay Area

Metallica played Rasputin’s Records on April 16, 2016, and it was blistering hot. Rarely does a band of this magnitude play a small venue like this, so the ticket was rare and the place was packed. The reason they did it? Record Store Day and they were the ambassadors for San Francisco. Metallica Plays Rasputin…
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