About Carla Bova

Viva la musica.

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|0 Comments
  • 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
  • Permalink Gallery

    Q&A: Gabby La La and Snow Angel are singing of friendship and playing funk-pop

Q&A: Gabby La La and Snow Angel are singing of friendship and playing funk-pop

Snow Angel bandmates have got it just right by just being themselves. They are part kickass women, part masterful instrumentalists, and part playful girls wrapped in a colorful musical [...]

By |March 24, 2017|2 Comments
  • Permalink Gallery

    Ticket Giveaway: Viceroy invites San Francisco to start summer early

Ticket Giveaway: Viceroy invites San Francisco to start summer early

For Viceroy, aka Austen Afridi, it is summertime all the time. The DJ/producer who calls San Francisco home will rouse local fans and friends out of winter hibernation and [...]

By |March 20, 2017|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Viceroy invites San Francisco to start summer early
  • Permalink Gallery

    Death By Unga Bunga have strong opinions on pizza, play SF next week

Death By Unga Bunga have strong opinions on pizza, play SF next week

Death By Unga Bunga is alive and kicking. Drum kicking, that is, along with guitar screaming, crowd surfing and rowdily pounding out garage-rock, power-pop tunes.

The industrious five-man band turned [...]

By |February 28, 2017|Comments Off on Death By Unga Bunga have strong opinions on pizza, play SF next week
  • Permalink Gallery

    Actor — make that singer — David Duchovny rocks his own songs in SF

Actor — make that singer — David Duchovny rocks his own songs in SF

Singer-songwriter David Duchovny is on tour this winter performing original tracks from his debut album Hell or Highwater with a stop in San Francisco next week.

After portraying transgender detective [...]

By |February 9, 2017|3 Comments
  • Permalink Gallery

    Tom Chaplin bares his battle with addiction on his solo album, returns to SF

Tom Chaplin bares his battle with addiction on his solo album, returns to SF

(photo: Derek Hudson)

The last time Tom Chaplin performed in San Francisco, he was singing lead vocals for British alt-rock band Keane. It was at The Warfield in January 2013, [...]

By |January 31, 2017|Comments Off on Tom Chaplin bares his battle with addiction on his solo album, returns to SF
  • Planet Booty
    Permalink Planet BootyGallery

    Video Premiere: Be the first to see Planet Booty get “Naked”

Video Premiere: Be the first to see Planet Booty get “Naked”

Fresh off their Kickstarter success and true to their word, the guys of Oakland’s electro-funk-R&B band Planet Booty have produced a revealing high-energy video for their latest single, “Naked.”

Full [...]

By |January 27, 2017|2 Comments
Page 1 of 212