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Wolves to bring black metal to Cornerstone

Formed by brothers Aaron and Nathan Weaver in 2003, Wolves in the Throne Room has paved its own way in the black metal scene, melding roaring guitar and ambient synth sounds. In the band’s latest album, “Thrice [Read entire story]

Luther Burbank Center damaged by fire, remains closed

The Luther Burbank Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa remains closed as the Wine Country fires continue to rage in the North Bay. The center, which has served as an entertainment hub to the community for [Read entire story]

Journalists recall their first time

Your first time can be awkward. You might even wish you could forget it all together. Well, as the journalists at The Chronicle know, it’s not easy to just delete what’s been written. [Read entire story]

Adam Levine fumbles, but manages to still wow fans during Shoreline concert

Adam Levine is a pro. But even professionals need a do-over every once in a while. “The Voice” mentor and Maroon 5 frontman seemed to phone it in early on during a concert Thursday, Sept. 28, at [Read entire story]

Autumn Moon Festival in SF Chinatown

The streets of San Francisco will be crawling with lions dancing to the beat of the drum as the city’s Chinatown celebrates the annual Autumn Moon Festival on Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1. A [Read entire story]

Boys band is reimagined with Brockhampton

The members of Brockhampton are living out their 21st century fairy tale, coming together on the Internet and IRL to become one of hip-hop’s rising acts. The collective is out to redefine the all-American boy band, [Read entire story]

Enjoy a summer Do-Over at S.F. block party

Visitors to San Francisco in the summertime often discover the truth of the old line, “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” But if they’d only stick around through [Read entire story]

Vespertine Circus pays tribute to ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’

The Vespertine Circus pays tribute to cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” by giving it a whimsical twist — and, to be clear, this is not a movie screening. Instead, the Oakland independent [Read entire story]

Jorja Smith a soulful jet-setter at 20

Jorja Smith can’t legally get a drink at U.S. bars, but that doesn’t mean the London singer is too young to make her mark in the neo-soul/R&B scene. This year alone, the 20-year-old has been featured on Drake’s [Read entire story]

Outside Lands bands acknowledge Virginia tragedy

Shortly after the gates opened for the second day of Outside Lands, news of the violence in Virginia began to spread across Golden Gate Park. Early afternoon performers Joseph — the Oregon folk trio made up of sisters [Read entire story]

Outside Lands 2017: A Tribe Called Quest set postponed till Saturday

[...] the legendary hip-hop crew is set to play the festival at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 on the Twin Peaks stage. The news came midway through the first day of Outside Lands on Friday, via an alert that went out to [Read entire story]

Another chance to see Kendrick Lamar

Lamar, on tour in support of the double-platinum-selling album “Damn,” returns for shows in San Jose on Saturday, Aug. 12, and Sacramento on Sunday, Aug. 13, with openers YG and D.R.A.M. Expect Lamar as his alter-ego [Read entire story]

To deliver songs, Bird doesn’t simply strum

See for yourself when Bird performs at the Mountain Winery, with Oakland dream-pop singer-songwriter Jay Som slated to open, on Friday, June 30. [...] if you can’t catch the show, at least check out his Facebook Live [Read entire story]

Echoes of ‘67 waft through Monterey Pop’s 50th

Five decades after the event itself, Jimi Hendrix lighting his guitar on fire was still the talk of the Monterey International Pop Festival, which marked its 50th anniversary this weekend in Monterey. “This is where [Read entire story]

Monterey Pop Festival keeps good vibes going 50 years later

The Monterey County Fairgrounds kicked off a three-day, 50th anniversary celebration of the Monterey International Pop Festival, which introduced the masses to the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Otis Redding in [Read entire story]

Paddy’s Pub hosts Warriors watch party during last day of Clusterfest

Despite live music by Princess, Maya Rudolph’s Prince tribute band, or comedy sets by Hannibal Burres and Hasan Minhaj on Sunday, June 4, dozens of Golden State Warriors fans packed Paddy’s Pub, the replica of the [Read entire story]

Doug the Pug among celebrities at Clusterfest

Colossal Clusterfest brought out the big names from Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Burr and Sarah Silverman — but no one could compete with cuddly Doug the Pug. The celebrity pup, who has more than 2.6 [Read entire story]

Tia Carrere reprises ‘Wayne’s World’ role for Clusterfest

During a live reading of the cult classic, featuring a spot-on rendition of Garth by “Broad City” star Abbi Jacobson, Carrere not only read her parts, she also rocked two songs live including “Ballroom Blitz,” [Read entire story]

There’s something funny going on at the S.F. Civic Center

Roars of laughter are expected to echo down the streets of downtown San Francisco during the first Colossal Clusterfest, a comedy and music festival taking over Civic Center Plaza and the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium [Read entire story]

Largest U.S. silent disco pits Big Boi, White Panda for most unique event at BottleRock 2017

The battle of the Bay versus Atlanta resulted in the weirdest yet coolest event at BottleRock Napa on Saturday, May 27, when Peninsula electronic dance music heavy-hitters went head-to-head with Big Boi for what was [Read entire story]