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Fade to Orange: Oakland East Bay Symphony World Premiere

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, April 1, 2011 10:29am | Post a Comment

Join us for an evening celebrating the height of Romanticism on Friday, April 15 at The Oakland East Bay Symphony. Beginning at 8pm, enjoy two vastly different works from two eras and regions of the world with Fade to Orange by bandleader, composer and drummer Scott Amendola.

The Los Angeles Times said, “Amendola's music is consistently engaging, both emotionally and intellectually, the product of a fertile and inventive musical imagination.” More info here.

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Tindersticks to Accompany Films at SF's Castro Theater

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, March 31, 2011 10:54am | Post a Comment

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As part of the upcoming SF International Film Festival, Amoeba faves The Tindersticks will make an appearance at our gorgeous Castro Theater this May 2!

They will be accompanying what the release calls "a meticulously prepared montage of scenes from [Tindersticks frontman-scored] Claire Denis films Nénette et Boni, Trouble Every Day, Friday Night, The Intruder, 35 Shots of Rum and White Material. Sounds like this is guaranteed to be one incredible show! You can get all the info about it right here. Tickets are on sale now.

Bid on Britney Tix in SF, Help Japan

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, March 23, 2011 11:41am | Post a Comment

If you are already pumped up about the Britney Spears concert outside the Castro Theater this coming Sunday in San Francisco, something that might get you even more psyched -- you can bid to win 2 VIP passes to the show here. Highest bid wins, with all proceeds going to help the people of Japan via the Salvation Army's charity. Auction closes later today, so jump on this!

Either way, see you out there this Sunday in your best naughty school girl garb!

UPDATE: The venue has been changed due to threat of rain: Read more here.

Just Announced James Blake Show in SF

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, March 9, 2011 12:00pm | Post a Comment

Get this: there's gonna be a James Blake show at Great American Music Hall in SF on Sunday, May 22! Tickets go onsale this Saturday, March 12 at 10 am, right here. They're gonna be gone in a snap, so if you want in, you're gonna have to be on top of it!

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Celebrate African Guitar Tradition at Acoustic Africa in Oakland

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, March 8, 2011 11:26am | Post a Comment

Join California Institute of Integral Studies and Amoeba Music Friday, March 25 at the gorgeous Paramount Theater in Oakland for Acoustic Africa, an exhilarating musical journey that focuses on the richness of the African guitar tradition. This spectacular event features performances by Habib Koité, the Malian superstar whose exciting concerts have endeared him to audiences worldwide; Oliver Mtukudzi, the best-selling artist in his home country of Zimbabwe; and Afel Bocoum, a guitarist, singer, and composer from Mali whose songs evoke the evolution of traditional Malian society. 
 
Get your tickets today right here OR enter to win a pair of tickets at the Amoeba San Francisco or Berkeley store locations. Enter before March 16th!

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