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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!

Noise Pop Record Collective Party w/ John Vanderslice! August 14th, SF

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 5, 2012 06:13pm | Post a Comment
Attention vinyl hounds! Noise Pop and Amoeba Music continue the biweekly Noise Pop Record Collective
vinyl party Noise Pop Record Collective in August!

Here's how it works: fans are invited to bring their own record for the carefully selected celebrity host DJs to play over the course of the evening. When you come, just check your records in at the DJ booth with the Record Collective Librarians and you'll be all set to party. 

August's fun starts in San Francisco at Mr. Smith's on August 14th with musician and owner of Tiny Telephone Recording Studio, John Vanderslice! The party goes from 8pm till midnight!

Be sure to RSVP for HERE, and get an exclusive Record Collective coupon for $5 off vinyl at Amoeba Music San Francisco and Berkeley!

PS: Sorry young vinyl fans, but Record Collective is 21+ only.

The Darkness "Hot Cakes" Listening Party in SF & Hollywood, August 21st!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 5, 2012 05:50pm | Post a Comment
The Darkness return in all their glam glory with the release of Hot Cakes on Tuesday, August 21st. In celebration of the band that knows the true meaning of rock and roll, head on out to either Amoeba Hollywood at 5pm or Amoeba San Francisco at 6pm for a listening party that will rock your world. Not only will you be able to revel in the majesty of Hot Cakes, but you can also enter to win some killer prizes (the only way to enter is to be there live and in person)!

The Darkness Hot Cakes
GRAND PRIZE:
Signed guitar 
Autographed CD booklet
White label vinyl
A cowbell!!!



Five runner-ups get autographed CD booklets!!




 
Darkness patch Plus, you'll get a free Darkness patch with purchase of Hot Cakes (while supplies last) at Amoeba Hollywood & Amoeba SF.
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And as if that wasn't enough, there will also be cake on hand in case you get hungry while rocking out to Hot Cakes.

We Have a Winner! Pro-Ject Debut III Turntable Given Away at Amoeba Berkeley.

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, August 5, 2012 01:25pm | Post a Comment
In July, Amoeba Berkeley ran a promotion of historic proportions: if you bought at least $75 worth of vinyl there, you would be entered into a drawing to win a white Pro-Ject Debut III turntable! The Pro-Ject Debut III is a high-quality manual turntable with great sound quality and ANYONE would be besides themselves with joy to go home with a prize like that. Well, we are happy to announce that a winner has been chosen...ladies and gentlemen, congratulations to Mollie Downs, who won the Pro-Ject Debut III! 

In the market for a groovy turntable and need more info about which kind is right for you? Check out our trusty Turntable FAQ.
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