• Lauren Wahl Album Release at Kuumbwa Jazz, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Lauren Wahl and Simply Put debut new album at Kuumbwa Jazz

Review + Photos: Lauren Wahl and Simply Put debut new album at Kuumbwa Jazz

Lauren Wahl (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Saturday, August 3, Lauren Wahl & Simply Put left a raw and energetic set on the stage at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center. The band [...]

By |August 15, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Lauren Wahl and Simply Put debut new album at Kuumbwa Jazz
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    Legendary Filipino Latin jazz rock group Dakila to perform at Undiscovered SF

Legendary Filipino Latin jazz rock group Dakila to perform at Undiscovered SF

“Dakila was pretty much ahead of its time back in 1971,” David Bustamante says. He might have a bias, but he isn’t totally wrong either — Over 40 years [...]

By |August 15, 2019|Comments Off on Legendary Filipino Latin jazz rock group Dakila to perform at Undiscovered SF
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    Hardly Strictly Bluegrass reveal two more lists of confirmed artists

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass reveal two more lists of confirmed artists

The 19th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival has recently released not one but two additional waves of artist announcements. In addition to celebrating our country’s rich musical heritage, the [...]

By |August 12, 2019|1 Comment
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    Joe Russo’s Almost Dead debuts at Frost Amphitheater August 17

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead debuts at Frost Amphitheater August 17

One of the most popular rehashing of the Grateful Dead's legacy in recent years is returning to the Bay Area. Joe Russo's Almost Dead, has been winning over Deadheads [...]

By |August 9, 2019|Comments Off on Joe Russo’s Almost Dead debuts at Frost Amphitheater August 17
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    Local, regional and global acts to grace San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2019

Local, regional and global acts to grace San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2019

Photo by Jerome Burnet

In or out of San Francisco, there's a slew of fantastic performances to witness this weekend. Just a few miles south, the San Jose Jazz Summer [...]

By |August 9, 2019|Comments Off on Local, regional and global acts to grace San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2019

Sour Widows premiere with “Tommy”

“It’s like the anti-single,” says Sour Widows' Susanna Thomson. She tells us that the track is a bit of an outlier from the rest of their forthcoming, self-titled EP. [...]

By |August 2, 2019|Comments Off on Sour Widows premiere with “Tommy”

‘Hot Sick Vile and Fun,’ out on Rocks in Your Head

Rocks in Your Head, the new San Francisco record label started by Sonny Smith (Sonny and the Sunsets) just released its second album, Volume 1: Hot Sick Vile and [...]

By |August 2, 2019|Comments Off on ‘Hot Sick Vile and Fun,’ out on Rocks in Your Head
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    Vivian Girls announce first new album in 8 years, fall tour dates

Vivian Girls announce first new album in 8 years, fall tour dates

(photo: Neil Kryszak)

Vivian Girls are decisively focused on the future. Having an eight-year gap between albums — and having been the subject of indie misogyny from both critics and [...]

By |July 22, 2019|Comments Off on Vivian Girls announce first new album in 8 years, fall tour dates
  • Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators at The Warfield, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators at the Warfield

Review + Photos: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators at the Warfield

Slash (photo: Ria Burman)

Dirty Honey opened the show at The Warfield with electric energy and rock and roll righteousness, warming up the already buzzing crowd, some having traveled from [...]

By |July 19, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators at the Warfield

Billie Gale premieres new single “The Rules”

Oakland's own dream pop quartet Billie Gale just released their newest single "The Rules." Perfect timing, too. They'll be performing this weekend at Temescal's 40th St. Block Party. Here's [...]

By |July 19, 2019|Comments Off on Billie Gale premieres new single “The Rules”
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    Queen of freestyle Jocelyn Enriquez returns home for UNDSCVRD season opener

Queen of freestyle Jocelyn Enriquez returns home for UNDSCVRD season opener

Photo courtesy of Juan L. Ortiz

It's been almost 20 years since Jocelyn Enriquez was a staple on radio airwaves and dance floors throughout the Bay Area and eventually across [...]

By |July 18, 2019|2 Comments
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    Wax Roof’s “Poseidon” is an oceanic love jam featuring Rexx Life Raj, Jay Prince and Manasseh

Wax Roof’s “Poseidon” is an oceanic love jam featuring Rexx Life Raj, Jay Prince and Manasseh

Wax Roof is an Oakland multi-instrumentalist that has blessed some of the Bay Area's most treasured records with his simplified, yet soulful vibe. Turning hip-hop and jazz concepts into [...]

By |July 12, 2019|Comments Off on Wax Roof’s “Poseidon” is an oceanic love jam featuring Rexx Life Raj, Jay Prince and Manasseh