Review + Photos: Franz Ferdinand at the Fox Theater

Franz Ferdinand (photo: Ria Burman)

Last Thursday, May 17, Scotland’s favorite indie rock & disco hybrid Franz Ferdinand took to Oakland’s Fox Theater for a high energy and visually entertaining [...]

Photos: Southside Festival 2018

Last weekend, The Bay Bridged hosted Southside Festival in conjunction with Imprint.City, featuring both legendary and emerging Bay Area acts like Zion I, Just Rese, Ellah, and more. Experience [...]

Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza pumps the brakes

L-R: Eric Hilton, Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation (photo: Jen Maler)

Words by Lily Moayeri

Two weeks past the release of Thievery Corporation’s latest full-length, Treasures from the Temple, and the [...]

Hinds playing the Independent with Goodbye Honolulu

Spanish quartet Hinds are back on tour in support of their new album I Don't Run (out now on Mom + Pop). The follow-up to their 2016 debut full-length [...]

By |May 24, 2018|0 Comments

Review + Photos: Petty Theft at the Mystic Theatre

Petty Theft (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

The music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers spanned well over 40 years. There is something about Tom Petty songs that brings the [...]

Music and Mortality: Morgan Bolender, “Free To Roam”

For most, if not all, of us, there comes a day when we confront our own looming death. For Morgan Bolender, that came during a fairly inopportune time: during [...]

By |May 23, 2018|0 Comments

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Rainer Maria, Fever Ray and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re [...]

By |May 23, 2018|0 Comments

Christina Chatfield and the freeing power of synths

Local electronic producer Christina Chatfield is known for bringing her Chicago house-meets-Detroit techno style of dance music to San Francisco as a resident of the As You Like It [...]

By |May 22, 2018|0 Comments

Review: Pop-Up Magazine delivered tears, surprises, laughs

Pop-Up Magazine came back to Oakland for their Spring 2018 tour on May 10 at the Paramount Theater.

The touring show combines aspects from concerts, podcasts, and magazines into one [...]

By |May 22, 2018|0 Comments
  • Acoustic-4-A-Cure 2018 at the Fillmore, by Kate Haley
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    Review + Photos: Many great artists show support for Acoustic-4-A-Cure at the Fillmore

Review + Photos: Many great artists show support for Acoustic-4-A-Cure at the Fillmore

Acoustic-4-A-Cure (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

Well, that rocked. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a more enthusiastic crowd...or a more worthy cause.

The fifth annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure show, which benefits the [...]

The Wonder Years at The UC Theatre

Yet another stacked lineup comes to The UC Theatre on Wednesday, May 23.

The Wonder Years, a six-piece band that hails from Philadelphia, have been at the forefront of American [...]

Planet Booty and TWRP unite for a “Tactile Sensation”

Planet Booty and TWRP
Planet Booty of Oakland and TWRP of Toronto are musical compadres.

The East Bay trio and the Canadian foursome first met in June 2017 when Planet Booty [...]

By |May 21, 2018|1 Comment
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