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The Perfect Graduation Gift!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, May 2, 2012 05:45pm | Post a Comment
Congratulations to all the 2012 grads out there!graduation cat

To make shopping for your grad a little easier, swing by any Amoeba Music store, purchase a $50 Amoeba gift certificate, and receive a FREE $10 Amoeba gift certificate!

It’s simple, just tell us who it’s for and where they are graduating from. Keep the extra $10 for yourself OR put it toward your grad’s gift. Offer expires 6/30/12. 

We have TONS of great gift ideas from turntables to posters, tees to books, headphones, vinyl, and of course the biggest selection of music and movies you’ll find anywhere.

graduation gift certificate

Graduation Gift Poster

Amoeba Berkeley
Amoeba Music Berkeley
2455 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 549-1125
Amoeba San Francisco
Amoeba Music San Francisco
1855 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 831-1200
Amoeba Hollywood
Amoeba Music Hollywood
6400 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 245-6400

L'80s Night in Oakland:Second Saturday of Every Month!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, April 30, 2012 03:05pm | Post a Comment



Amoeba Music Berkeley is proud to sponsor...
L'80s Night
The best of the '80s & '90s
Brought to you by the good folks at Smoothday!

Second Saturday of every month! 
Next time: May 12th!

10pm-2am 
Bar 355
355 19th Street, Oakland

San Francisco's "Russian Embassy" is a House of Legends

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, April 30, 2012 02:45pm | Post a Comment
house of legends russian embassy fulton street alamo square Some know San Francisco’s Westerfeld Mansion as the “Russian Embassy,” the site of an infamous brothel run by Czarist Russians in the 1920s. Some know it as a ramshackle boarding house for Fillmore district jazz performers of the 1950s. Most remember it as the magical crash pad of 1960’s counterculture luminaries that inspired Tom Wolfe, Janis Joplin, Ken Kesey, Anton LaVey, Bobby Beausoleil, and Kenneth Anger alike to fly their freak flag from the turrets of this Victorian palace.

For all of us who have wanted to know what mysteries Invocation of my demon brother kenneth anger house of legendsare contained within the walls of this Alamo Square manion, F for Fake Pictures brings you House of Legends, a feature-length documentary that explores the making of a legend by investigating the history and the myths behind San Francisco's Historical Landmark #135. 123 years in the making, the Westerfeld Mansion has a brilliant story to tell through many of its famous, infamous, and colorful inhabitants and visitors over the past 12 generations.

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Submit Your Band for The Lineup Music Showcase in SF!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, April 30, 2012 01:56pm | Post a Comment
Bay Area city guide SF Station is gearing up for a second eddition of their local music showcase, The Lineup! This time they've partnered up with Oysterfest to offer the winning local band a a three-song set at the festival in Golden Gate Park and the top three bands will perform at a showcase at Brick & Mortar Music Hall on June 13th. 

SF Station introduced The Lineup up in Fall of 2011 to promote emerging local bands. The first showcase drew a capacity crowd to BAMM.TV’s studio in SoMa with performances by Plastic Villians, Outlaws & Preachers, and Seatraffic.  

Submit your band HERE before Friday, May 4th! DO IT!

sf station the lineup

Maddy Loves Record Store Day!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, April 23, 2012 04:50pm | Post a Comment
Amoeba fan Maddy, writer of the blog Vinyl is Forever, shares what's in her bag after an action-packed Record Store Day at Amoeba San Francisco! Thanks, Maddy!

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