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Diverse Andrew Bird to perform at SF JAZZ next week

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Diverse multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird is coming to the intimate space of Miner Auditorium at SF Jazz for two shows next week on October 18th and 19th. A respected voice in modern music who first gained fame as part of the 90’s swing revival stars Squirrel Nut Zippers ...

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Depeche Mode Brings Music to the Masses in San Jose

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Depeche Mode’s performance Sunday night before a packed house at the SAP Pavilion in San Jose was a highly polished and well choreographed spectacle. To some, coming from a band with a hit titled “Never Let Me Down Again,” it was also something of letdown for what ...

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Torres to bring “Three Futures” to Slims on Friday the 13th

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Indie singer-songwriter Torres is coming to Slim’s on Friday October 13th. The highly acclaimed 26 year old graduate of Belmont University in Nashville is touring in support of her newly released third album “Three Futures.” Torres burst onto the music scene with her self-titled debut in 2013 ...

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Jared Goff’s return to the Bay Area a successful one

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Jared Goff’s first regular season appearance in the Bay Area as a professional was a successful one as the former Cal quarterback looked sharp and poised during his appearance Thursday night against the 49ers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. The Novato native who was the first ...

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Ian Hunter Rocks and Rolls Away the Stone at The Fillmore

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Ian Hunter performed last night at The Fillmore in San Francisco. The iconic musician and former lead singer of Mott The Hoople, backed by The Rant Band, was in fine form as always as he played a two hour set comprised of classics like “Sweet Jane,” “All ...

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A’s rough up Astros pitching in doubleheader sweep

BY RYAN LEONG The A’s might not be going to the playoffs but the next best thing is to play spoiler to those who want to play baseball in October. After years of beating up on the Astros when the Athletics were headed to three straight postseason appearances including division ...

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Steve Winwood Traffics Back to the High Life Again in Oakland

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Over a half century since first arriving on the music scene as the lead vocalist for The Spencer Davis Group at the tender young age of 15 in 1963, followed by memberships in two of Rock’s first supergroups and a prolific solo career, Steve Winwood arrived in ...

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Gorky’s hot glove unable to save MadBum and wilting Giants

BY RYAN LEONG Gorkys Hernandez made the catch of the year for the Giants in the first inning against the Cardinals. Unfortunately, his highlight reel defense was only a sidebar to another loss. In what has been a disappointing season to say the least, the Cardinals won 7-3 on Sunday ...

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