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Finish Ticket hits mark as headlining act at UC Theatre

This time last year, Alameda-based quintet Finish Ticket was opening for the wildly popular duo Twenty One Pilots on its Blurryface tour. Like several other bands who have opened for Twenty One Pilots, the exposure to a large and enthusiastic fanbase has quickly launched it into its first headlining tour
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PWR BTTM’s essential safe spaces

There’s a fundamental misunderstanding in the concept of “safe spaces” and political correctness, whether it comes in a letter from the dean of students at the University of Chicago, in tweets and interviews from comedians like Larry the Cable Guy to Lisa Lampanelli or from the alt-right en masse. Given
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Nicolas Jaar gives hypnotic set at UC Theatre

Chilean electronic producer Nicolas Jaar has the rare gift of greeting negative space as a familiar entity and ever-so-gently building tension around its narrowly defined outlines until it gives birth to something universally knowable. Take last Saturday’s sold out show at The UC Theatre as an example. A pre-show playlist
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Kaleo keeps blues, classic rock alive at The Fillmore

From good ol’ fashioned rock ‘n’ roll guitar solos and Tennessee-twinged country to simple, lyrical folk and melodic Icelandic tunes, it seemed like Kaleo had every seminal genre of American music hidden up its sleeve as it powered through a sold-out show at The Fillmore on Thursday. Hailing from Iceland,
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