Billy Sprague's Collaborative Work Art Show at Forthrite Gallery in Oakland, CA

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 4, 2011 02:37pm | Post a Comment

Amoeba Berkeley's own Billy Sprague presents a collection of collaborative works made with friends and family. The show opens at the Forthrite Gallery in Oakland Friday, August 5th and runs for one month.

Collborators include: Marc Weinstein, Derek Weisberg, James Kirkpatrick, John Casey, Christopher Sprague, Tana Sprague, Travis Wyche, Rich Jacobs, Surge, Jeanne Lorenz, Delia Lehner, Cheryl Bently, Bigfoot, Hide Katsumata, Shawn Williams, Acamonchi, Thaddeus Phipps, HLG + MORE!

Opening party:
Friday, August 5 · 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Forthrite Galery
5857 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA

Billy Sprague Forthrite Gallery Oakland Art
Collaboration with James Kirkpatrick & Derek Weisberg

The Golden Bowl - 3 Day Roller Derby Tournament : 8/12 - 8/14

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 4, 2011 02:04pm | Post a Comment

The Golden Bowl - 3 Day Roller Derby Tournament
August 12-14
Sponsored by Amoeba Music

The Golden Bowl will showcase the strongest level of competition the Bay Area has ever seen in Flat Track Roller Derby!

This three-day tournament, hosted by the B.A.D. Girls at the Oakland Convention Center in “The Big Room,” will be your only chance this year to see top teams from four states compete over three days of intense derby action.

Visiting Leagues will compete in a three-day Round Robin tournament with B.A.D.’s All Star team, The Golden Girls (#4 West), to determine who takes home The Golden Bowl trophy.

Read more about the event HERE!

BAD Bay Area Roller Derby

Better Than Something: Jay Reatard -- West Coast Premiere at San Francisco's Roxie Theater!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 1, 2011 03:35pm | Post a Comment
Jay Reatard San Francisco Amoeba Music Instore better than something

POP/ROX presents Better Than Something, the feature documentary about the controversial and prolific garage rock icon Jay Reatard, plays at San Francisco’s Roxie Theater on August 17. This intimate portrait brings us incredibly close to his complicated punk-rock world in Memphis, Tennessee.

Shows at 7:30pm and 9:30pm, $10. Get tickets HERE

The film will be preceded by a screening of Ameoba Music’s What’s In My Bag video shot with Reatard just months before his death.

Jay Reatard San Francisco Amoeba Music better than something roxie theater

Hit Us With Your Best Shot! Enter to Win a $50 Amoeba Gift Certificate

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, July 25, 2011 04:06pm | Post a Comment
Amoeba Music and SF Station have teamed up to offer a $50 Amoeba gift certificate! 
Here's what ya do:
1. Just go to Facebook and “like” SF Station
2. Then post a picture of yourself taken at Amoeba San Francisco OR wearing Amoeba gear on your Facebook wall and tag @SF Station in the photo. 
The photo with the most “likes” by noon on Monday August 8th wins

One runner up will be chosen as “Best Of” as selected by Amoeba and SF Station, not by Facebook “likes.”
You can submit up to 5 entries. If you submit more than 5 you may be disqualified. 
The grand prize winner will be determined by having the most likes and following contest rules.  
Good luck and may the best photo win!

Read about the contest on the SF Station blog!

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5th Annual Treasure Island Music Fest Lineup Announced!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, July 25, 2011 02:41pm | Post a Comment

Amoeba is proud to once again sponsor the Treasure Island Music Festival!

Head over to for full details
or buy your two-day pass HERE:

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