10 albums from local bands that you can buy right now

You probably don't need us to tell you that musicians have taken a major financial hit in the last few weeks as Coronavirus fears close music venues across the [...]

By |March 15, 2020|0 Comments

Photos: Shopping at Rickshaw Stop

Shopping (photo: Ian Young)

Besides a few people wearing masks and gloves, Tuesday night seemed like any other night at Rickshaw Stop. A full crowd was buzzing with energy (and [...]

By |March 13, 2020|0 Comments

Review + Photos: The Wood Brothers at the Fox Theater

The Wood Brothers (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

I have heard much hubbub over the last year over the Americana folk-rock band The Wood Brothers. Friends and colleagues have expounded [...]

Photos: Gill Landry at the Lost Church

Gill Landry (photo: Ria Burman)

Gill Landry brought his delicate despair and beautifully depressing music to The Lost Church on March 6 in SF.

Playing center stage in the cozy, intimate venue [...]

By |March 13, 2020|0 Comments
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    Premiere: Shrouded Strangers release “Night Prancer” video

Premiere: Shrouded Strangers release “Night Prancer” video

After last year’s album Night Prancing (Burger Records), Shrouded Strangers just released the video for single “Night Prancer” and it's a trippy fun treat. The song feels perfect for [...]

Giveaway: VÉRITÉ at the Independent

VÉRITÉ (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Come one, come all for a chance to see VÉRITÉ live at the Independent on March 14. Coming off a tour with X Ambassadors and the release [...]

By |March 12, 2020|0 Comments

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Delicate Steve + Al Lover

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

Looking for more giveaways? We've moved our hottest ticket giveaways over to Instagram, and are reserving a few more just for newsletter subscribers. Follow us on Instagram [...]

By |March 11, 2020|0 Comments

Awkward Convos with Beejus: Hashes Clay

Today we're talking to Berkeley native (via Little Rock) Hashes Clay, a cannabis personality and influencer. Listen on for the usual casual chat about the unifying power of high [...]

Photos: Anna of the North at Great American Music Hall

Anna of the North (photo: Norm deVeyra)

Norwegian singer Anna of the North rocked the Great American Music Hall this past Friday, supporting her second album, last year's Dream Girl. [...]

Photos: Evan Giia at the Independent

Evan Giia (photo: Norm deVeyra)

Singer Evan Giia is rising fast, breaking off on her own solo venture and amassing fans quickly. She performed at the Independent this past Thursday [...]

Oaklander Emily Afton releases EP ‘Consideration’

Emily Afton (photo: Ian Young)

Fresh off a Noise Pop show at Rickshaw Stop, Oakland’s very own Emily Afton releases her long-awaited EP Consideration. 

It’s an exploration of Afton’s identity as a [...]

By |March 10, 2020|0 Comments
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    Girl Swallows Nightingale host debut album release party in Oakland

Girl Swallows Nightingale host debut album release party in Oakland

(photo: Mogli Maureal)

Girl Swallows Nightingale's iridescent and multifaceted debut album Shapeshifter is out now — and the band will host a release party on Saturday 3/21 at Starline Social [...]

By |March 10, 2020|0 Comments