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Iron Maiden Offers Feast for the Senses in Oakland

What a show last night by heavy metal juggernauts Iron Maiden. From the moment Bruce Dickinson jumped on stage and shouted from the top of his lungs, “Screaammm for me Oakland!” the excitement pulsed passionately at a ten throughout the entire two-hour performance. From the World War II bomber that flew then crashed overheard, to…
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Oracle Arena Renamed Oakland Arena, Announces Fall Lineup

The renamed Oakland Arena is showing no signs of slowing down since the move of the Warriors to San Francisco. In a press release that went out this morning the iconic venue announced the 2019-2020 season, which includes: Iron Maiden (Sept. 10), The Original Misfits (Sept. 11), KISS (Sept. 16) and Rolling Loud, the world’s…
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The Best of March in San Francisco Music

March was a great month in San Francisco music. The start of the month belonged to the smaller music venues and more intimate shows which are one of the city’s great unsung strengths, and where the magic continued uninterrupted this month. Bottom of the Hill, in particular, had a packed schedule, with shows from SF…
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Michael Bublé Announces Tour with Stop in Oakland

Singer Michael Bublé is set to embark on a 27-city U.S. Tour, which will kick off in Tampa, Florida on Feb. 13 and will include a stop at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. See below for tour dates. Tickets will be available for purchase on Nov. 19 and will come with a copy of Michael’s…
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Pink Flies Through the Oracle in Oakland

Wow, what more can be said about Pink’s show last night in Oakland that hasn’t been said before? It was exciting, enthralling, athletic, boisterous, but most of all, it was just bucket loads of fun. After sleeping on it, I have to agree with what most other reviewers in different cities have stated before — this is…
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Show Preview – Lorde, Oracle Arena

Lorde has been a cultural sensation since appearing – seemingly out of nowhere – with 2013’s huge smash hit “Royals.” Pop has seen countless ultimately forgettable, over-managed 16-year-olds break out with carefully-formed personas and a brand that’s at least as important as music, with artistry a distant second place; but Royals was something special, a wry,…
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Guns N’ Roses Rock Oakland (Photogallery)

Guns N’ Roses played an epic show at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. last night, running through a setlist that spanned pretty much their entire catalog. They started off with a few cuts from Appetite for Destruction, then switched over to Use Your Illusion I and II, and even performed some from Chinese Democracy,…
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