Trannyshack Halloween Party, October 26th in San Francisco!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 8, 2012 05:27pm | Post a Comment

No one celebrates Halloween better than Trannyshack, San Francisco's biggest drag club night. And trannyshack halloweenguess what? October 26th marks their biggest Halloween show EVARRR! 

Hosted by Peaches Christ and Heklina at the DNA Lounge, the show will feature Exhibit Q., Elijah Minnelli, Raya Light, Skid Marks, Qween, Fade Dra, Sue Casa, Dulce De Leche, The Rice Rockettes, Aurora Switchblade, and special guest Alaska Thunderfuck (all the way from Pittsburgh)! 

And believe us, this is the best costume contest in all of San Francisco. Come and meet the fierce competition!

Get your advance tickets HERE!


Peaches Christ & Heklina Present Death Becomes Her, October 20th

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 7, 2012 05:09pm | Post a Comment

This Halloween, Peaches Christ digs up a special 20th anniversary screening of the deliciously dark Death Becomes Her Peaches Christ Heklinashowbiz satire DEATH BECOMES HER. Starring two Oscar-winning leading ladies and sitting uncomfortably between the Back to the Future films and Forrest Gump on Robert Zemeckis’ filmography, Death Becomes Her is truly one of the most ghoulishly entertaining A-list campfests ever to tumble down the staircase from a major studio.

On Saturday, October 20th, the evening will blast off with a neck-twisting new pre-show featuring immortal frenemies Peaches Christ and Heklina in the roles they were born (a very long time ago) to play: undead Beverly Hills rivals Madeleine Ashton and Helen Sharp.

And don’t miss the opportunity to pay tribute to your dearest departed star with their Dead Celebrity Costume Contest!

Get your tickets NOW for this bitchy bonanza at San Francisco’s historic Castro Theatre! 

Enter to Win a Pair of VIP passes to Treasure Island Music Festival!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 7, 2012 04:52pm | Post a Comment

On October 13th and 14th, The Treasure Island Music Festival splashes back into the San Francisco Bay for its sixth year! See The XX, Girl Talk, M83, The Gossip, Public Enemy, Best Coast, and many more on two lawn-side stages. PLUS, the festival also will have art installations, delicious food vendors, local independent merchants, and, of course, the iconic Ferris Wheel with sweeping views of San Francisco and the East Bay!

Monday, October 8th is the last day to enter to win a pair of VIP passes to this amazing two-day festival! Click HERE to enter!


Huge Jazz & Blues LP Collection Hits Amoeba SF this Saturday!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 1, 2012 05:45pm | Post a Comment
Once again, we have hit the collectors' motherload as a huge Jazz & Blues LP collection has come into our hands at the Amoeba San Francisco store. We have hundreds of rare titlesmany Blue Note label LPs and DJ promo labels, and we are going to make them available for your browsing and buying pleasure this Saturday, October 6th


Not in Our Name: Dia de Los Muertos Concert with The John Santos Sextet, Oct. 27th in SF

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 1, 2012 04:40pm | Post a Comment

Amoeba Music and CIIS Public Programs & Performances present Not in Our Name: Dia de Los Muertos Concert with The John Santos Sextet on October 27thJohn Santos Sextet at the Brava Theatre in San Francisco.

"Perhaps the most innovative Latin Jazz group playing today outside Cuba...highly innovative, intimately explosive."

East Bay Express

Five-time Grammy nominee and USA Fontanals Fellow, John Santos, and his stellar Sextet shed light on the historical and cultural significance of Latin Jazz, as well as its aesthetic characteristics pertaining to instrumentation, rhythm, interpretation and improvisation. Organized in 2003, they specialize in educational presentations from lecture/demonstrations to detailed clinics focusing on any number of relevant subjects such as composition, arrangement, rhythmic development, stylistic interpretation, studio performance, etc. Their repertoire consists of exciting arrangements from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the US, as well as original compositions. Their first CD, Papa Mambo, was released on John's Machete Records label in the summer of 2007. Their second CD, Perspectiva Fragmentada, was released in October, 2008. Equally at home with a dance or concert repertoire, the John Santos Sextet presents a wide range of styles and rhythms for audiences of all ages.
Don't miss your chance to see this dynamic group! Get your tickets HERE!

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