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Terrapin Crossroads

Terrapin Crossroads, Phil Lesh‘s new venue in San Rafael, CA is gearing up for a great opening run of shows in March with Phil Lesh & Friends playing 12 nights. The venue will be opening with full bar and limited menu in the dining area. Tickets are on sale now at the Terrapin Crossroads Events page. Don’t worry too much if you don’t get a ticket right away though. If you are diligent, you could still possibly get a ticket. According to their website:

“We will be holding tickets for band family and friends for every Terrapin Crossroads show, and 48 hours before every show we will start releasing any unused tickets for half of the GA ticket price. These will only be available online and we will send out a Twitter missive and a Facebook post every time we release some. Stay tuned to Twitter and Facebook, as we plan to release tickets frequently prior to every show, up to two hours before showtime.”

However, if you still don’t manage to get tickets don’t be too disappointed. I hear that Terrapin Crossroads will also possibly be offering $5.00 webcasts for selected shows. Check out the line up of artists playing and pick up your tickets today!

Saturday, March 17 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Brian Lesh / Chris Robinson / Jeff Chimenti / Jimmy Herring / Joe Russo / Bob Weir

Sunday, March 18 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Brian Lesh / Chris Robinson / Jeff Chimenti / Jimmy Herring / Joe Russo

Tuesday, March 20 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Chris Robinson / Jimmy Herring / Jeff Chimenti / Joe Russo

Thursday, March 22 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Jackie Greene / Jeff Chimenti / John Kadlecik / Joe Russo

Friday, March 23 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Jackie Greene / Jeff Chimenti / John Kadlecik / Joe Russo

Saturday, March 24 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Jackie Greene / Jeff Chimenti / John Kadlecik / Joe Russo

Sunday, March 25 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Jeff Chimenti / John Kadlecik / Joe Russo / Larry Campbell / Teresa Williams

Tuesday, March 27 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Jeff Chimenti / Joe Russo / Larry Campbell / Teresa Williams / Warren Haynes

Thursday, March 29 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Jeff Chimenti / Joe Russo / Larry Campbell / Teresa Williams / Warren Haynes

Friday, March 30 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Jackie Greene / Jaz Sawyer / Jeff Chimenti / Larry Campbell / Teresa Williams

Saturday, March 31 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Jackie Greene / Jaz Sawyer / Jeff Chimenti / Larry Campbell / Teresa Williams

Sunday, April 1 – Phil Lesh / Grahame Lesh / Jackie Greene / Jaz Sawyer / Jeff Chimenti / Larry Campbell / Teresa Williams

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Cosmic Love Ball 2012Returning this year to the fabulous San Francisco Fillmore the 2012 Cosmic Love Ball, now in it’s 7th year, is going to be the biggest, boldest, futurist-est lovetasm yet! The massively sassy music you’ve come to expect will be comin in hot with EOTO, MATERIALIZED, and Love in the Circus. Vau De Vire Society will be dancing and dazzling; Klown Korps will provide romantic mischief and much, much more fun!

Tickets: $29.50
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VIP Includes: Special ambient viewing area, private access, poster, treats, and surprises!

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EOTO will drop their mad dance machinations while MATERIALIZED brings their big Love Ballin’ best with special appearances by Brian Jordan on guitar (Karl Denson, Lauryn Hill), MC Radio Active, and Robin Coomer (Loop!Station) singing her heart out. The super cool Love In The Circus will be here from LA and the fun just keeps comin’!

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ABOUT THE BANDS:

EOTO
“With no two shows alike, fans have come to expect the unexpected. Changes in mood, energy, and inspiration are reflected—in real-time—by rhythmic and melodic shifts in the music as EOTO makes their way through a plethora of tools and techniques. The duo moves effortlessly from choppy dubstep to whip-smart, four-on-the-floor house to psychedelic trip-hop. It’s a dance marathon, but everyone’s in it together.

MATERIALIZED
Materialized is an ongoing musical collaboration built on the core of a lifelong friendship between Grammy Award winning keyboardist (Mighty) Dave Pellicciaro and drummer Dale Fanning.
Based in Oakland, CA the band builds their energized sound on big beats and sonic scapes. To keep the music constantly growing they engage a revolving cast of talent for their live shows ranging from a powerhouse two-man match to trios, full band with a horn section, singers, video and dancers including their main associate, Cuban-born bassist Carlitos Del Puerto (Bruce Springsteen, Herbie Hancock).
Materialized has released their EP CD “Songs About Music” and are dropping three fresh singles on Feb 1st. Check these high octane adventures on iTunes, CD Baby, Spotify and Pandora.

Love In The Circus
Love in the Circus features unique and seductive melodies that combine and blur the lines of electronica, rock, jazz and blues with sultry, edgy, museful hooks.
The group was formed by singer/bassist Leanna Rachel and producer/guitarist Chris Brickler. Curtis Cunningham joined the group on drums, Eric Hargett on keys/saxophone and Cha Chi on percussion/synths. The High Priestess and Leah Zeger add beautiful textures on the harp and violin, respectively.

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Cypress Hill Smokeout - complete lineup

Danny Brown, Mobb Deep and MSTRKRFT are among the final round of artists added to the bill for the Cypress Hill Smokeout, which takes place March 6th, 2012 in San Bernandino, CA. They’ll join headliners Sublime with Rome, Korn and Wiz Khalifa at the day-long festival and marijuana advocacy expo.

This is the last round of lineup announcements out of Guerilla Union’s camp, so the poster above represents the complete 2012 lineup (with the promise of “surprise performances,” of course). It was also revealed that the previously billed Low End Theory set – the party at the heart of LA’s experimental hip-hop scene – will be occupying its very own stage, with founding crew Daddy Kev, Nobody, Gaslamp Killer, D-Styles and Nocando holding down the futurebeat scene the whole day through.

The event will also feature hemp and marijuana advocacy panels, trade shops and a…

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Why do we go out to concerts? Most people go to hear a band they like. For some it’s an activity just to get them out of their house. And for others they have no choice because their “friend” drags them out–and that’s cool too. We often write about bands music fans would want to see, and certainly, not everyone is that particular. So in the next few weeks we plan to showcase venues that fans can enjoy for more than just the music. Here’s our guide to venues for the casual music fans.

The Boom Boom Room

1601 Fillmore Street  San Francisco, CA 94115

Opened by the legendary John Lee Hooker, who named the venue after his most successful hit song “Boom Boom,” at the Boom Boom Room you might hear some blues–but you’re more likely to get swept up onto the dance floor. This isn’t a sit down or head…

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I can’t seem to decide what to do for NYE. Have you decided?

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Sea of Dreams New Year's Eve 2012

2012 is almost upon us, and if you’re like me and my friends, you’re bickering over 6 different New Years Eve plans floating around. Well, allow us to confuse you even more. Here’s Thrillcall’s recommendations of the best concerts on New Years Eve in San Francisco to ring in 2012:

Primus – “Hawaiian Hukilau” at Great American Music Hall

  • Who: Primus
  • When: Doors 8pm / Show 9pm
  • Where: Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell (at Polk)
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Les Claypool’s annual New Years Eve party is a thing of legends, which explains why it sold out the Great American Music Hall weeks before the end of the year – but if you can pony up cash for resale tickets or slip in at the door, you’ll enjoy one of the weirdest parties to exist in this already-very-weird city. This should carry that extra special reunion vibe considering 2011′s Green Naugahyde was Primus’…

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Weekend will play shows in California in 2012.

Weekend (the band, not the vowel-impaired R&B singer) have announced a few shows in California in February:

02/01 – Oakland, CA – The New Parish (with The Soft Moon)
02/11 – San Diego, CA – The Loft at UCSD
02/12 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo / Part-Time Punks

We’ll happily point you to tickets, as well as a preview of what’s in store: check out “Hazel” off of the Red EP, the followup to 2010′s excellent full length debut, Sports:

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Noise Pop 2012 starts on February 22, 2012.

Just announced: the Noise Pop 2012 lineup! Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the San Francisco-based music festival features Cursive and Built to Spill as headlining acts, with appearances from Die Antwoord, Grimes, and Surfer Blood representing a particularly solid early lineup this year. The festival, known for its genre-bending bills, will take place across multiple venues and dates from February 22-25, and will feature upwards of 150 artists in total.

The inimitable Shepard Fairey, founder and creative mind behind the Obey brand, is responsible for Noise Pop’s graphic design this year, which can only mean one thing: the 20th anniversary Noise Pop merch will be incredible.

Full lineup as it’s been announced so far:

Archers of Loaf
Bleached
Born Gold
Budos Band
Built to Spill
Christie Front Drive
Craig Finn
Cursive
Die Antwoord
Disappears
Grimes
Imperial Teen
Laura Veirs & The Hall of Flames
Laura Veirs & the Tumble Bees
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Avenged Sevenfold will play a free show at HP Pavillion and tour in 2011.

Avenged Sevenfold have announced 2011 tour dates, including a FREE show on December 16th, 2011 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA. The free show atones for their cancelled performance at Live 105′s Uproar Festival in Mountain View, CA last month – those previously bummed out fans will be able to exchange their Uproar passes for priority tickets to this show, which guarantees first entry to the venue and first choice of seats. Your window for making the swap and securing those priority passes is small, though: you have until 11/23/11 at midnight PST to claim your exchange. After that, you get relegated in with the rest of the plebes trying to get their hands on these tickets.

However – and this is where we really commend the band for going above and beyond – even if you never had a ticket to Uproar, you’re still invited to the free…

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Todd Shaw, aka Too $hort, has been accused of grabbing a woman’s breasts at Yoshi’s Jazz Club in San Francisco on March 6. Kenya Winston claims that Too $hort made vulgar comments to her before reaching down from the stage and grabbing her breasts. She filed a police report four days after the incident, but no charges were brought against him at that time. She then contacted her attorneys soon after, and they filed a sexual battery lawsuit on her behalf. According to Daniel Dean, her attorney:

“Ms. Winston is a hardworking mother who just wanted to treat herself to a fun night out. What Too $hort did was reprehensible and our goal is to hold him accountable…. We understand Too $hort, he’s a rapper and a lot of his lyrics are vulgar and what he says onstage is vulgar. Those are his First Amendment rights. But to reach down and grab someone’s breasts?”

Joshua Binder, an attorney for Too $hort, refused to comment on the lawsuit.