Review + Photos: Peter Hook and the Light at the Warfield

Peter Hook and the Light (photo: Patric Carver)

Peter Hook and the Light illuminated the Warfield Saturday night with back-to-back performances of New Order and Joy Division’s twin compilations, Substance.

Usually, [...]

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Review: FRENSHIP and Yoke Lore at the Independent

FRENSHIP (photo: Emily Gadd)

On May 8 FRENSHIP played at the Independent for their first-ever headlining tour.

New York artist Yoke Lore kicked off the night with his feel-good folksy music. [...]

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Photos: Melvin Seals and the JGB at the Warfield

Melvin Seals and the JGB (photo: Kate Haley)

Last Saturday night saw Melvin Seals and the JGB (short for the Jerry Garcia Band) perform at the Warfield to bring some of the finest [...]

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Review + Photos: U2 at SAP Center

U2 (photo: Kate Haley)

When presented with a last-minute opportunity to catch a 22-time Grammy Award winning rock and roll band, it's hard to say anything but "Hell yes!"

U2, as cheesy [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 11 – 13

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 11 – 13

You'll want to be among the first to experience the brand-new Blurry Vision Fest.
Friday, May 11
Rogue Wave @ The Independent
Don't miss Oakland legends Rogue Wave performing their breakout album, [...]

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    “Help a human out” with the return of Let It Bleed next month

“Help a human out” with the return of Let It Bleed next month

Let's just get this out of the way:

PERIODS.

There have been a lot of strides made in the last few years regarding gender equality, but talking openly about menstruation is [...]

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Review + Photos: Danny Click at the Throckmorton Theatre

Danny Click (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Intimacy can be thought of as a connection between two or more people sharing an experience that brings them closer together. Music can [...]

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    Peter Hook and the Light bring ‘Substance’ to the Warfield Saturday

Peter Hook and the Light bring ‘Substance’ to the Warfield Saturday

On Saturday, May 12, Peter Hook and the Light will be returning to the Bay Area to play the Warfield.

The show will take place just six days shy of [...]

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MUTEK.SF spotlight: Russell E.L. Butler & Ian Colon

(photo: Mariah Tiffany)

Oakland musician Russell E.L. Butler and video artist Ian Colon debuted a collaborative “exploration” piece last Saturday at MUTEK.SF’s "Nocturne 3" in the basement of the San [...]

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Bands In Portrait: Miachalah

“Too many things have been holding me hostage,” sings Miachalah on her single “Breathe Again.” The 24-year-old R&B musician wrote “Breathe Again” when she was facing a moment of [...]

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    Clairo making Bay Area debut at Oakland’s Blurry Vision Festival

Clairo making Bay Area debut at Oakland’s Blurry Vision Festival

(photo: Brooks Sproul)

Multi-talented Syracuse-via-Boston artist Clairo (aka Claire Cottrill) is well on her way to becoming a full-fledged pop star, making her Bay Area live debut at Oakland's Blurry [...]

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    Bay Area Solidarity Summer benefit show at Eli’s Mile High Club

Bay Area Solidarity Summer benefit show at Eli’s Mile High Club

Concerts for a good cause are always worth attending! Bay Area Solidarity Summer (BASS) is a local organization that hosts a five-day political action camp for progressive South Asian [...]

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