Folk singer Gregory Alan Isakov has come a long way, geographically and creatively, from his native Johannesburg. A traveler by nature, his songs reflect the weariness of the road, [...]
On soul singer Emily King’s 2016 Bay Area tour stop, she brought along her superb five-piece band in tow; For her next visit, that number is stripped-down to one [...]
Lansing, MI-based art-pop and rock and roll band Joe Hertler and The Rainbow Seekers will be bringing their first national tour up the Central Coast for a pair of [...]
(photo: Jonathan Bouknight)
Julie Byrne is on a spring tour supporting her gorgeous sophomore album Not Even Happiness. The New York-based songwriter will support Chicago buzz band Whitney for three [...]
The hyper-sexual psychedelia that is Kevin Barnes' project of Montreal returns to the Bay Area for two shows, tonight in Santa Cruz and Thursday in San Francisco.
The experimental [...]
Last week, The Chapel of San Francisco announced an all-day affair on Saturday, April 15 beginning at 4pm. Eight different groups from up and down the California coastline, from Los [...]
(photo: Jay Blakesberg)
The feverish force of virtuoso bluegrass that is Yonder Mountain String Band is set to take over The Independent this weekend for the for first two days of [...]
North Bay rock and roll outfit Midnight North announced last week that their third full-length album will be released on Friday, June 16, complete with a proper event at [...]
The firecracker of emotion from the Pacific Northwest known as Modest Mouse has announced a brief Northern California tour stint to take place over Memorial Day weekend.
Following the start of the tour [...]
Contemporary prince of indie rock Ben Gibbard has announced a lone West Coast appearance this coming June 8 at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco.
Nearly a month before he is scheduled [...]
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 [...]
If you're looking for an album to get you out of bed, an album to make you feel empowered on days where you feel powerless, I suggest Vagabon's Infinite [...]