The Z List

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The Z List: Inaugural Radio Segment on Hard Knock Radio – Tue, 7/12 Edition


To win tickets to see Freshlyground at Brick & Mortar Music Hall in San Francisco, please e-mail us at with the event name and your full contact info in the subject line!

As heard on KPFA’s Hard Knock Radio, Tuesday, July 12, 2011 – 4-5 p.m. 

Stream the archive here (46:15 mark into the show).

============WED 7/13


This Wednesday, July 13th, NARIP (National Association of Record Industry Professionals) presents Music Biz Success Strategies. Tess Taylor, NARIP President and one of the nation’s top authorities on careers in the music business (and quoted as a “walking job fair” by Hollywood Today) – will lead this special session.

Program highlights:

6:00 p.m. – Registration and networking
7:00 p.m. – Program begins
8:15 p.m. – Break followed by resume and press kit reviews & feedback
9:30 p.m. – Program ends

WHAT: Music Biz Success Strategies
WHEN: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
WHERE: SAE Institute of Technology, 450 Bryant Street, San Francisco
COST: $15 NARIP Members, $25 Non-members
Tickets available here
Visit for additional info



From Cape Town to the Bay!  Catch South Africa’s groundbreaking musical act Freshlyground live in San Francisco on their US Debut Tour.

WHAT: Freshlyground (US Debut Tour)
WHEN: Wednesday July 13, 2011, Doors 8 p.m., Show 9 p.m.
WHERE: Brick & Mortor Music Hall, 1710 Mission Street (at Duboce), San Francisco
COST: $15 advance; $20 doors; 18+
Tickets available at Ticketfly
Rsvp on Facebook
Brick & Mortar Music Hall Official Website
Freshlyground on Facebook

============THU 7/14


Pacific Standard Time (PST) presents the Official Bay Area “Beats Rhymes & Life” Movie Premiere Kickoff Party.  The event will be hosted by the film director, Michael Rapaport & Fran Boogie.  With Special Guest DJ Platurn  & PST Resident DJs Sake One and Cory “C.M.E.” Randolph

WHAT: “Beats Rhymes & Life” Movie Premiere Kickoff Party
WHEN: Thursday, July 14h, Doors 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
WHERE: Even Lounge, 575 Howard Street, San Francisco
COST: Free Admission, 21+
Rsvp on Facebook

============FRI 7/15


Beats Rhymes & Live – The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest (Directed by Michael Rapaport) Bay Area Premiere.

WHAT:  Beats Rhymes & Live – The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
WHEN: Opens in the Bay Area Theaters on Friday, July 15th.
WHERE: AMC Metreon 15 (SF), Sundance Kabuki Theatre (SF), Landmark Shattuck Cinemas (Berkeley)
COST:  Check your local theaters for movie showtimes and ticket prices
Beats Rhymes & Life Official Website

============SAT 7/16


Life Is Living San Francisco will celebrating life through urban performance, intergenerational health, and environmental action with performances by Flipsyde, DJ Q-bert, The Turf Feinz Hyphy Dance Crew & More!

WHAT: Life Is Living San Francisco
WHEN: Saturday July 16th, 12 – 4pm (early Arrival is strongly suggested)
WHERE: Crocker Amazon Park, Moscow and Italy Streets, San Francisco, CA
COST: Free Admission, All ages
Life is Living Official Website
Rsvp on Facebook 


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