Treasure Island Music Fest Artists Have Rocked Amoeba

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 12, 2010 04:02pm | Post a Comment
This weekend's Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco is sure to be quite the scene! Many of the bands on the bill, including Belle and Sebastian, Die Antwoord, !!!, Surfer Blood, Broken Social Scene and Wallpaper have rocked one or more of our stores. Read on for interviews, a What's in My Bag, performance videos and photos with these artists and more and get ready for a fantastic festival!

Die Antwoord What's in My Bag?

Surfer Blood Interview, and click here to watch their performance!

Kelley Stoltz Hangin' in SF

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 1, 2010 12:40pm | Post a Comment
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Well, aw shucks, San Francisco stalwart Kelley Stoltz has a new album of his particular brand of melodic pop, To Dreamers, coming out on Sub Pop this Oct 12! To get the buzz going, Sub Pop has released this fun little video with Kelley, following him around our fine city, recording, playing, buying tape out in the Avenues...etc and being his always charming self. Check it out below:

Leonard Cohen to Play Oakland One Last Time

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, September 30, 2010 10:52am | Post a Comment
Musical icon Leonard Cohen is wrapping up his long lasting tour next month and he has just added two dates at the fabulous Paramount Theater in Oakland! The 76 year old folk maestro will be hitting the Bay Dec. 5 and 6. Tickets will be on sale Oct 9 and 10, respectively.

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Who would have thought that one of the greatest poet songwriters of all time would end his touring career (?) with a two nighter at Caesar's Palace in Vegas of all places? But it's true. Now that's gonna be some show!

For full tour details, click here.

"A Singer Must Die"

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Fest 2010

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, September 28, 2010 10:35am | Post a Comment
A huge number of the artists set to play at this weekend's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival in Golden Gate Park have also performed at Amoeba! Check out some performance videos, interviews and images of Steve Earle, Richard Thompson, Patti Smith, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and many more, and get ready for one amazing, incredible weekend at the free festival! 

For all set times and a full schedule of players, please check out the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass website!

Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band - interview
Click here for the performance video

Patti Smith - performance video
Click here for the interview

Gillian with Dave Rawlings Machine - performance video
Gillian Welch will be playing at HSB, no doubt accompanied by Dave Rawlings.

Grass Widow's New 11 of Diamonds Video

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, September 24, 2010 03:52pm | Post a Comment
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Amoeba staff faves and local ladies Grass Widow have released a new, nature-y video for their song "11 of Diamonds:"

Grass Widow "11 of Diamonds" 

Also, check out pics from their recent instore at Amoeba San Francisco right here!

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