About Michelle Kicherer

Michelle Kicherer is a fiction writer and music journalist living in Oakland. She writes for several local and national outlets, enjoys long walks and her second novel is in the works. Instagram @michellekicherer
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    An interview with San Francisco singer-songwriter Luke Sweeney

An interview with San Francisco singer-songwriter Luke Sweeney

The first Luke Sweeney song I heard started with crickets.

It begins like a warm summer evening: the chirping, a simple solid baseline, a soft, kind voice. Then the song [...]

By |November 5, 2019|Comments Off on An interview with San Francisco singer-songwriter Luke Sweeney

Whitney sweetly kills at Old Redwood Barn in Sonoma County

“Who’s into Halloween?” asks Julien Ehrlich as he sits with painted face at his drum kit looking out into the crowd on Halloween night. The audience cheers and he [...]

By |November 1, 2019|Comments Off on Whitney sweetly kills at Old Redwood Barn in Sonoma County
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    We’re all about Hello Yello’s ‘My Life As A Teenage Robot’

We’re all about Hello Yello’s ‘My Life As A Teenage Robot’

(photo: Shamshawan Scott)

Oakland trio Hello Yello released two tracks as a duo called My Life As A Teenage Robot. The singles "Lifeguard" and "I Really Loved You" are a [...]

By |October 31, 2019|Comments Off on We’re all about Hello Yello’s ‘My Life As A Teenage Robot’

Tenacious D rocks Masonic October 25

This Friday, Tenacious D is playing the Masonic with some new tunes and classic favorites. They just released a new single this month (produced by Jack White, man of [...]

By |October 18, 2019|Comments Off on Tenacious D rocks Masonic October 25

The Dodos release the sweetly melodic “The Atlantic”

Folk rock duo the Dodos just released another one-off single, “The Atlantic.” The track starts with sweetly melodic folksy guitar picking with that signature Dodos percussive backbone, which quickly [...]

By |October 18, 2019|Comments Off on The Dodos release the sweetly melodic “The Atlantic”

Punk rockers Witch play Oct 18 at Historic Redwood Barn

Boy does FolkYEAH knows how to put on a show. On the 18th of October the cozy Historic Redwood Barn in Sonoma is hosting Witch to satisfy all of your punkin,' [...]

By |October 11, 2019|Comments Off on Punk rockers Witch play Oct 18 at Historic Redwood Barn

East Bay Musicians Alliance host October 13 showcase

em>Update from the EMBA: This event has been rescheduled for January 12, 2020. Watch this blog for more information.

The East Bay Musicians Alliance is hosting their inaugural showcase this [...]

By |October 9, 2019|Comments Off on East Bay Musicians Alliance host October 13 showcase

Band Art with Cody Blanchard

“I like surreal art that doesn’t take itself too seriously,” says Cody Blanchard as we discuss the vaguely disturbing but wonderfully intriguing images from books like Shel Silverstein’s Falling [...]

By |October 8, 2019|Comments Off on Band Art with Cody Blanchard

Aw Hell, Half Stack’s new EP is here

Howdy partners. We’re delighted to announce that Half Stack just released Aw Hell, their latest EP, and hell is it a delighter. They’ve kept their classic Americana style and [...]

By |October 4, 2019|Comments Off on Aw Hell, Half Stack’s new EP is here

Andrew Duhon brings solid country to Milk Bar

Country fans unite! This Saturday, Throwin' Bo's presents another Milk Bar show that we’re pretty pleased for. Headlining the evening is Andrew Duhon, the Grammy-nominated artist rolling out from [...]

By |September 27, 2019|Comments Off on Andrew Duhon brings solid country to Milk Bar

Kurt Vile at The Fillmore October 5

Feelin’ bassackwards? We suggest coming out to The Fillmore next weekend for some good ol’ fashioned Kurt Vile. We dig the funny pants folk he brings, like a sassy Bob [...]

By |September 27, 2019|Comments Off on Kurt Vile at The Fillmore October 5

Cat Power plays the Fillmore November 1

Photo credit: Eliot Lee Hazel

We are happy to announce that Cat Power--known off stage as Chan Marshall--will be playing The Fillmore as part of her 2019 North American headlining [...]

By |September 20, 2019|Comments Off on Cat Power plays the Fillmore November 1
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