Dog Day Afternoon 2013 at Amoeba SF: We Love Your Dogs!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 23, 2013 07:42pm | Post a Comment

Today Amoeba San Francisco celebrated man's best friend with our second-ever Dog Day Afternoon!

Amoeba always invites you and your dog to shop together in our store, but on Dog Day Afternoon we party on the Amoeba stage with special treats for doggies and their humans. Our doggie photo booth (designed by artist and Amoebite Aaron Arakiwas quite popular this year as were our $5 off coupons, which were given out to every person who brought their dog or donated to Muttville Senior Dog Rescue.

Check out these adorable pet portraits by Amoeba's own in-house photographer, Kaitlin Layher. See you next year!

Score this Saturday with Score! Pop-up Swap Party

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 23, 2013 05:59pm | Post a Comment

This Saturday, June 29th, is the second West Coast edition of Score!- a pop-up party/department store where everything is FREE. Intrigued? Of course you are. Here's how it works:

1. Bring your old clothes, books, accessories, or vinyl records to the event
2. Pay a $5 entrance fee (proceeds are donated to awesome local charities)
3. Walk around and take whatever you like... for free!
4. Grab a drink
5. Repeat

Plus there will be live screenprinting (WorkshopSF), photobooth (curated by 31RAX), style partners (Amoeba Music, The Bold Italic, San Franpsycho,), DJs (King Most & Freddy Anzures), and excellent food (Tamale Los Mayas). Leftover items are donated to Goodwill, and proceeds from the event benefit Surf For Life, CUAV, and Larkin St Youth Services.

Saturday, June 29th
1564 MRKT - 1564 Market St., San Francisco
1pm - 4pm
$5 advance tickets (grab those tickets before they sell out!

Find out more about Score!:

Converse Represent Free Concert Series Launches in SF on 6/23! How to Get Tickets!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 17, 2013 12:20pm | Post a Comment

Amoeba Music is very proud to announce the Converse Represent free concert series in San Francisco. The five-day concert series celebrates musical diversity and will feature a mix of established and up-and-coming artists.

The series kicks-off June 23rd with over 20 artists performing throughout the week, including performances by Hot Chip, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Quicksand, Mastodon, Suicidal Tendencies, Rocket From The Crypt, Blackalicious, DIIV, Deltron 3030, Metz, and many more. The five day series will lead up to the grand opening of the Converse San Francisco retail store on June 28th!

Music fans can register today for a chance to win tickets to attend one of the five Converse Represent shows. Submissions to win tickets closes June 18th at noon (PST) and winning ticket holders will be notified by emailTo register for a chance to win tickets visit!

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Can's Malcolm Mooney Performs Two Shows This Weekend in the Bay Area

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 13, 2013 06:13pm | Post a Comment

Malcolm Mooney and the Tenth PlanetMalcolm Mooney, original singer for Germany's musical pioneers Can, will perform at two shows this weekend in the Bay Area with his band The Tenth Planet, which features members of Negativland, MX80, The Mutants, Neung Phak, Crack:WAR, and Le Flange du Mal!

Friday, June 14th, catch Malcolm Mooney and the Tenth Planet in San Francisco at the DIVISION OF LABOR Festival (The Lab). Also playing are Fairlight Empress, Ava Mendoza's Unnatural Ways with special guest Carla Bozulich (Evangelista, Ethyl Meatplow, The Geraldine Fibbers), and Allegory Chapel LTD. More info HERE!

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Other Minds Presents Rhys Chatham and 100 Guitars

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 6, 2013 02:59pm | Post a Comment

Other Minds presents renowned composer/guitarist Rhys Chatham leading his large-scale work A Secret rhys chatham other minds 100 guitarsRose performed by an "orchestra" of 100 local guitarists from West Contra Costa and Alameda Counties. The performance will be held at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond on November 17, 2013. Nicknamed the “G100,” Chatham’s work has been presented at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in New York in 2009, and across Europe. Attracting amateur and professional guitarists from ages 14-70, this will be a major event in Bay Area music history. 

To kick-off A Secret Rose, which will entail much preparation from now until November, Other Minds presents two exciting preview events:

Friday June 7th, 8pm
2948 16th St. in SF
Rhys Chatham joins an all-star cast of local Bay Area musicians on June 7th at The Lab in a performance of his groundbreaking 1977 Guitar Trio (G3). The participating performers will be guitarists Ava Mendoza, John Schott, George Chen, Bill Orcutt, and John Krausbauer, along with Lisa Mezzacappa (bass) and Jordan Glenn (drums).
Tickets at door: Sliding scale $7-$15
More info HERE!

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