About Carla Bova

Viva la musica.

Whiskey Shivers’ “trashgrass” is fiddle-picking good

Whiskey Shivers bandmates plan to come in costume for their Halloween gig at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco, but nothing can mask their sheer merriment when playing [...]

By |October 26, 2017|Comments Off on Whiskey Shivers’ “trashgrass” is fiddle-picking good

SF MusicTech Summit tackles streaming, artist pay and more

The 19th SF MusicTech Summit brought hundreds of musicians, entrepreneurs, publishers, developers, and attorneys together at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco this week to discuss and debate the [...]

By |October 23, 2017|Comments Off on SF MusicTech Summit tackles streaming, artist pay and more
  • Permalink Gallery

    Marshall Crenshaw packs pair of reissues, film project, 3 Bay Area shows this week

Marshall Crenshaw packs pair of reissues, film project, 3 Bay Area shows this week

The first time Marshall Crenshaw performed out west was at the Keystone in San Francisco. It was June 4, 1982, and he burst onto the popular music scene with [...]

By |September 19, 2017|3 Comments

Planet Booty to perform ‘Naked’ at Chapel show

Planet Booty has been playing with us. First the electro-funk-soul trio let us see a video of them naked. Then, while on tour twice this summer, the Oakland band [...]

By |September 5, 2017|Comments Off on Planet Booty to perform ‘Naked’ at Chapel show

Giveaway: Sister Hazel at the Chapel next week

With its sweet melody and sincere lyrics, Sister Hazel’s 1997 hit song “All For You” is an unforgettable tune that makes you smile and sing along every time.

Since then, [...]

By |August 31, 2017|Comments Off on Giveaway: Sister Hazel at the Chapel next week
  • Tino Drima
    Permalink Tino DrimaGallery

    Tino Drima’s new album is a total dreama, Bay Area shows in September

Tino Drima’s new album is a total dreama, Bay Area shows in September

(photo: Sam Yang)

San Francisco indie rock band Tino Drima retreated to a cabin in the Sierra Mountains to record a new album and emerged with Her Kind of Man, [...]

By |August 29, 2017|Comments Off on Tino Drima’s new album is a total dreama, Bay Area shows in September

Planet Booty to float sex in the air at Starline in Oakland

Sex is in the air for Planet Booty, the high-energy electro-funk trio whose latest single was inspired by the sights and spirit of the East Bay city the band [...]

By |July 26, 2017|Comments Off on Planet Booty to float sex in the air at Starline in Oakland
  • Burt Bacharach at the Davies Symphony Hall, by Ria Burman
    Permalink Burt Bacharach at the Davies Symphony Hall, by Ria BurmanGallery

    Photos + Review: Burt Bacharach quips, “You wonder why I am still doing this.”

Photos + Review: Burt Bacharach quips, “You wonder why I am still doing this.”

Burt Bacharach (photo: Ria Burman)

With the first piano key he struck, legendary composer Burt Bacharach brought his San Francisco audience to a sweeter time through his musical message – [...]

By |June 13, 2017|Comments Off on Photos + Review: Burt Bacharach quips, “You wonder why I am still doing this.”

Phono Del Sol: Tino Drima to croon in the sunshine

It will be a welcome change for Tino Drima when the band swaps night for day, indoors for outdoors, and stage light for sunlight to perform at Phono del [...]

By |May 26, 2017|Comments Off on Phono Del Sol: Tino Drima to croon in the sunshine
  • Permalink Gallery

    Planet Booty and Flynt Flossy play SF, a match made in funk and dance

Planet Booty and Flynt Flossy play SF, a match made in funk and dance

Oakland electro-funk trio Planet Booty and R&B internet phenom Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep are playing San Francisco May 24 in a show that is sure to light up [...]

By |May 17, 2017|Comments Off on Planet Booty and Flynt Flossy play SF, a match made in funk and dance

Must must go go to the Magic Magic Show Show

The Magic Magic Show Show is so nice they named it twice. Really, they should name it thrice. Still, it would not emphasize enough the fantastical, unexplainable, mind-blowing feat [...]

By |May 2, 2017|Comments Off on Must must go go to the Magic Magic Show Show
  • Clean Bandit at the Fillmore, by Estefany Gonzalez
    Permalink Clean Bandit at the Fillmore, by Estefany GonzalezGallery

    Photos + Review: Clean Bandit, Zara Larsson, Starley at The Fillmore

Photos + Review: Clean Bandit, Zara Larsson, Starley at The Fillmore

Clean Bandit (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Monday night's show at The Fillmore, brought forth an impressive lineup of rising artists for a weeknight. The headliner, English trio Clean Bandit struck it rich — [...]

By |April 6, 2017|Comments Off on Photos + Review: Clean Bandit, Zara Larsson, Starley at The Fillmore
Page 1 of 3123