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Fans cheer as Odesza performs during Outside Lands on Aug. 9, 2015.

Guide to Bay Area Music Festivals 2016

Editor’s Note: The Bay Area is home to a handful of large-scale music festivals, including BottleRock Napa Valley, Outside Lands and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. To help our readers navigate through and/or catch up on the region’s best music events, I helped develop the San Francisco Chronicle’s topic page where all our preview, live festival coverage […]

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Fans cheer as Odesza performs during Outside Lands on Aug. 9, 2015.

Features

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Dave Chappelle pays tribute to Prince in S.F.

Dave Chappelle took Bay Area fans to church early Friday morning, appropriately awash in a purple glow during his fourth sold-out show this week at the Chapel in San Francisco. The comedian hit the stage underneath the 1914 building’s peaked, vaulted ceiling, just after 2 a.m. Friday, in a crisp button-down black shirt and jeans. […]

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Concerts

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Here’s the Boy George and Culture Club L.A. comeback you’ve been waiting for

Time. That’s what it took for Boy George to finally play the crowd he’s been waiting for since he and his iconic band Culture Club hit the airwaves and television sets in the 1980s. During a sold-out concert under the stars Thursday at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, the flamboyant frontman took to the […]

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