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Oct 28

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Stones Throw is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a free all-day show in Los Angeles, November 5th, a part of Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in L.A.  Free, but you need to RSVP (info below).

Lineup:

COMMON
PEANUT BUTTER WOLF
DAM-FUNK
J ROCC
KARRIEM RIGGINS
MNDSGN
HOMEBOY SANDMAN
GABRIEL GARZON-MONTANO
MILD HIGH CLUB
IMAN OMARI
KOREATOWN ODDITY
CHROME CANYON
SUDAN ARCHIVES

FREE • 11 AM TO 7 PM • ALL AGES
SYCAMORE GROVE PARK, HIGHLAND PARK
RSVP: 30DAYS.REDBULLSOUNDSELECT.COM

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Oct 12

It’s your lucky day…a new video game video for “Shrunk” and new tour dates from Aesop Rock.  He’s going back out with Rob Sonic & DJ Zone with Homeboy Sandman opening (although there will probably be some Lice moments during the show).

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Oct 07

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Youth Speaks presents the 9th Annual Life Is Living tomorrow in DeFremery Park, Oakland (Adeline between 16th & 18th Streets).  The festival is free and runs from 10AM- 7PM.  The event features music, dance, spoken word performances, djs, food, health information,  and activities for kids.  This year, they are honoring the legacy of the Black Panther Party.  Free breakfast is at 10AM.  The Coup will be performing at 5pm.  More details are here.

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Sep 16

harmonic

 

Oakland’s First Music Festival to Fight Child Trafficking.  Tomorrow, Sept 17, 2016 from 12-7 pm in downtown Oakland.  Tickets available here.

note: Del will be at this festival and will then be flying to Seattle to perform later in the evening.

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Sep 09

atmosphere-fishing-blues

Finally got a chance to catch up on some full length listening, particularly Atmosphere’s Fishing Blues. 

They just kicked off The Shit We’ve Been Through Tour-tickets still available in select cities.

Date   Location   Venue  
09.09.16 Saskatoon, SK O’Brian’s Event Centre
09.10.16 Calgary, AB Elliston Park
09.11.16 Edmonton, AB Union Hall
09.13.16 Victoria, BC (SOLD OUT) Sugar Nightclub
09.14.16 Vancouver, BC (SOLD OUT) Commodore Ballroom
09.15.16 Seattle, WA (SOLD OUT) Showbox SoDo
09.17.16 Portland, OR (SOLD OUT) Roseland Theater
09.18.16 Bend, OR Midtown Ballroom
09.19.16 Oakland, CA Fox Theater
09.20.16 San Francisco, CA The Masonic
09.23.16 San Diego, CA (SOLD OUT) Observatory North Park
09.24.16 Los Angeles, CA Shrine LA (Outdoors)
09.26.16 Tempe, AZ The Marquee
09.28.16 Santa Fe, NM Sante Fe Brewing Company
09.30.16 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
10.01.16 Boise, ID Knitting Factory Concert House
10.02.16 Missoula, MT The Wilma
10.03.16 Billings, MT Babcock Theatre
10.05.16 Fargo, ND Fargo Civic Center
10.06.16 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium
10.07.16 Madison, WI Orpheum Theater
10.08.16 Nashville, TN Nashville Municipal Auditorium
10.15.16 Anchorage, AK (SOLD OUT) Williwaw
10.22.16 Cinncinnati, OH Ubahn Festival
11.02.16 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
11.03.16 Detroit, MI Majestic Theater
11.04.16 Toronto, ON Rebel (formerly Sound Academy)
11.05.16 London, ON London Music Hall
11.07.16 Montreal, QC Fairmount Théâtre
11.09.16 Portland, ME State Theatre
11.10.16 South Burlington, VT Higher Ground – Ballroom
11.11.16 New Haven, CT Toad’s Place
11.12.16 Philadelphia, PA Theater of The Living Arts (TLA)
11.14.16 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
11.15.16 New York, NY Webster Hall
11.17.16 Boston, MA House of Blues
11.18.16 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
11.19.16 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
11.21.16 Chicago, IL Concord Music Hall
11.22.16 Chicago, IL Concord Music Hall
11.23.16 Milwaukee, WI The Rave / Eagles Club
11.28.16 Duluth, MN Clyde Iron Works
11.29.16 Minneapolis, MN (SOLD OUT) First Avenue & 7th Street Entry
12.01.16 Kahului, HI Maui Arts & Cultural Center
12.02.16 Honolulu, HI The Republik
12.03.16 Honolulu, HI The Republik

all roads lead back to RSE.

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Aug 19

hieroday2016

They have just released the lineup for Hiero Day 2016, and it includes:

A-plus vs Architech
Azure
Blu & Exile
Beat Junkies
Butterscotch
Caleborate
Choosey
Da Boy Dame
Davey D
Dilated Peoples
DJ Fresh
D-Sharp
Elujay
G.L.A.M.
Invisibl Skratch Piklz
J Cutt (of APG)
Just Blaze
Juvenile
Larry June
Legendvry
Lyrics Born
Morevibes
Murs
Mikos Da Gawd
Mind Motion
Mr. Lif
Mr. E
Nef the Pharoah
Paris
Peaches Crew
Rexxlife Raj
Risky Bizness Crew
Rocky Rivera
Sahtyre
Sean G
Siri
Skipper
Sleeprockers
The Grouch
The Whooligan
Too $hort
Tri-State & OH NO!
Trill Team 6
Young L

Hosts:

Bambu
D Nas
Chuy Gomez
Supernatural
Luckyiam

Tickets start at $19.93 and are available here.

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Aug 11

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Shepard Fairey is in SF this week, and he and his crew will be working on two murals to celebrate the opening of American Civics, a collaboration between Shepard and the estate of Jim Marshall.   The first mural (image on the left) is Cesar Chavez at 453 Hayes St.  The image Marshall took is after Chavez completed his 300 Mile March to Sacramento in support of farmworkers’ rights in 1966.

The image of Fannie Lee Chaney (right) will appear at 701 Alabama Street. Marshall’s photo is from 1964, on the day Chaney found out her son, James Chaney, and two friends were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan for registering African Americans to vote during Freedom Summer.

The opening of American Civics will be on Saturday, August 13th at the San Francisco Art Exchange, 458 Geary.  There will be a meet & greet from 2-4pm.

Obey’s new line for Fall has just dropped.

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Aug 04

skatejam

Huf x Chocolate are hosting a Skate Jam in celebration of Keenan Milton’s birthday and legacy.

Today!  August 4th from 2-5pm at TF West, 251 Ave of the Americas, NY.

Supported by the Keenan Forever Foundation & the Harold Hunter Foundation.

Huf will also be opening their NYC store on Friday, Aug 5th, at 125 Crosby St.

If you’re not in NY, you can check out some of their new arrivals, including the collab with Chocolate here.

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Jul 01

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photo: Phestography

Don’t miss Hiero this weekend at Stern Grove (19th & Sloat in SF) with special guest Dan the Automator.  Show starts at 2pm with dance crews Mix’d Ingrdnts Dance Company and Golden State Breakers opening.

 

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Jun 24

lurkers

If you’re in the southern California area, be sure to make a stop by Jeremy Fish’s show, where he’ll be exhibiting his collection ‘Los Angelurkers’. The show opens on June 25 from 6-9 pm at Thinkspace Gallery 6009 Washington Blvd,  Culver City, CA 90232.

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