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Berkeley's LastSundaysFest on Telegraph, August 26th

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 14, 2012 03:55pm | Post a Comment

Sunday, August 26th, from 12pm - 6pm, kicks off the fourth season of Berkeley's LastSundaysFest, a showcase of the hottest indie bands, street food, artisan crafts, and handmade jewelry. Telegraph Ave. is closed to traffic from Dwight and Durant for shopping, strolling, and festivities.

The hottest, most talented East Bay and San Francisco-based bands are playing this year, so get there by noon to hear the music! Oakland's Dark Beach features original material by songwriter Faith Gardner on lead vocals and guitar, and Melissa Dale on drums. The world’s youngest rock band HAUNTED BY HEROES,  Miss Lonely Hearts, The Fashion Slaves, and The Dandelion War will all play the LastSundaysFest stage for a day of all-ages fun. A surprise guest band will be announced on LastSundaysFest's Facebook and Twitter pages on Saturday, August 25th!

Find out more: www.lastsundaysfest.com


"The Rolling Stones: Some Girls, Live in Texas" Plays SF's Balboa Theatre, 8/14 & 8/16

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 13, 2012 05:08pm | Post a Comment
The Rolling Stones: Some Girls, Live in Texas captures a stop on the Rolling Stones' 1978 Americanrolling stones some girls tour in support of that year’s Some Girls album. The tour followed immediately on the release of Some Girls and by the time the band arrived in Texas in mid-July, the album had hit the No.1 spot on the US charts. The tour took a “back to basics” approach, with the band and their music very much at the forefront. Filmed on July 18th, 1978 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, this concert is typical of the tour, with The Rolling Stones delivering a raw, energetic performance in front of a crowd that is clearly loving the show. This is undeniably the Rolling Stones at the peak of their form!

See it at San Francisco's Balboa Theatre Tuesday, August 14th and Thursday, August 16th. Get your tickets HERE now!

WEIRD AL-STRAVAGANZA! All Weird Al Burlesque Show & Look-A-Like Contest! August 13, Oakland.

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 7, 2012 02:40pm | Post a Comment
Calling all Al Heads! It's time to bust out the checkered Vans and don the aloha shirts for what couldweird al al-stravaganza possibly be the first ever all Weird Al-themed burlesque show. Seems overdue, right? Well, finally Mr. Yankovic is getting his due on Monday, August 13th at Oakland's Uptown as The Hubba Hubba Revue and Pickles Kintaro present The Al-Stravaganza!

It doesn't matter if you are a "My Bologna" purist or just "White and Nerdy;" the hits will be dropping as fast as the clothes at this burlesque bonanza. And make sure you dress for success to enter the Weird Al look-a-like contest! Can you believe that you get all this quality entertainment for just $5! Cheap!

Hosted By Weird Kingfish & Weird "Kevin" Hancock
With: Honey Lawless,Pickles Kintaro, Lady Satan, Odessa Lil, Lola Martinet, Pearl E. Gates, Mistress Marla Spanks, and JD Limelight.

Doors 9PM -- Show 10:15PM
21 & Up w/ID

THE UPTOWN CLUB
1928 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (just 1 block from 19th Street BART!)

Here are some of Al's finest moments in no particular order, so says the Amoeblog!



















Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival, August 18th

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 6, 2012 06:59pm | Post a Comment
On Saturday, August 18th, Amoeba and The East Bay Express present a night of rock and roll from three up-and-coming East Bay bands to benefit the Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival

Warm Soda (featuring ex-members of Bare Wires), Bam!Bam!, and Pang will play upstairs at Jack London Square's newest lounge, The Night Light, starting at 9pm! RSVP on Facebook HERE!

While this benefit show has a 21+ restriction, The Mission Creek Oakland Festival, happens throughout the entire month of September and features countless all-ages events. Keep your eyes peeled for updates about September's festivities!

SHOWGIRLS: The Peaches Christ Experience 2012, August 25th

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 6, 2012 06:30pm | Post a Comment
Peaches Christ brings San Francisco the 15th anniversary screening and pre-show extravaganza ofpeaches Christ showgirls SHOWGIRLS: The Peaches Christ Experience on August 25th at the historic Castro Theatre! For one special night, your hostess Peaches Christ (starring as Cristal Conners) and her company of dancing ghouls, will kick-off the night with the “Volcanic Goddess” pre-show, featuring Rena Riffel (the original Penny/Hope from Verhoven’s film) as Nomi Malone. This musically interactive evening also features a Showgirls costume contest for exclusive prizes that will satiate your inner Vegas diva AND you get personalized lap dance by Peaches’ legion of "live dude-girls” with every large popcorn purchase! 

And darlin’, you'll be seeing DOUBLE on August 25th because in addition to the 8pm show, Peaches Christ will also present a 3:30pm matinee screening: a San Francisco premiere of Showgirls 2: Penny's from Heaven, directed by and starring Rena Riffel and featuring Glenn Plummer and Greg Travis (Jimmy and Phil from the original Showgirls). Please note: the 3:30pm show will not have a live pre-show. But get this: if you grab a specially priced THE GODDESS EXPERIENCE VIP TICKET at just $45, you’ll have early entry, preferred VIP seating, cocktails at the Cheetah Lounge, an autographed program, AND admission to the matinee. 

Get your tickets HERE!

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