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Hottest Summer Concert List

Hottest Bay Area Concerts and Festivals to check out this Summer! It’s festival season and San Francisco’s summer concert lineup is already generating a buzz. The barbeques are lit, and temperatures are on the rise! Perk up your calendar by setting aside these dates so you can relax with family and friends while kicking back…

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What is a Concertmaster?

San Francisco Symphony meet the concertmaster

What is the Role of a Concertmaster in a Symphony? Before a symphony concert begins, you’ll notice a few things happen first… Once the audience has taken their seats, outcomes a violinist and everyone begins to clap. This violinist takes a bow and then turns to the oboist for a tuning note. After the orchestra…

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Go Beyond the Ordinary Mother’s Day Gifts

Mothers hold a special place in our hearts. One of hope. One of peace. And one of love. Abraham Lincoln once said,  “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” And when asked how she would describe her mother, Maya Angelou replied, “To describe my mother would be to…

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Red Curtain Addict Top Concert Picks: March 2019

Spring is just around the corner and so are some amazing concert performances and exciting premieres! There were so many experiences to choose from this month but we narrowed it down to five that are must-see performances. We start the month with a world premiere performed by San Francisco’s internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company, ODC and…

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Red Curtain Addict Top Concert Picks: February 2019

It’s the month of LOVE and we’re so excited to share our top picks that are perfect for a memorable date night! Going to a concert is a great way for you and your special someone to be still, be present, and be in the moment together. So make a night out of it – get dressed…

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Red Curtain Addict Top Concert Picks: January 2019

Can you believe that 2019 is already here? A New Year marks exciting and fresh beginnings and fun resolutions to try something new. This year, we are challenge you to attend musical experiences that push your boundaries and challenges your perceptions. You never know, you might find a new ” arts addition” that you never…

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San Francisco Symphony Announces their NEW Music Director

For the past 25 years, Micheal Tilson Thomas has been leading the San Francisco Symphony through music and events that has touched hundreds of thousands of people. Last year it was announced that he would conclude his distinguished tenure. “Looking back over these decades I am filled with gratitude for the extraordinary artistic partnership I have…

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Red Curtain Addict Top Concert Picks: November 2018

We all know experiences make the best gifts… And the holidays are coming up fast! Make sure to treat yourself, family, and friends to a few concert experiences happening this season! We are lucky to live in the Bay Area with so much to do and see and we have a great list of concerts…

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