Review + Photos: Monophonics at the Flamingo Resort

Monophonics (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

If you have yet to experiencing a live show from Bay Area soul-rockers Monophonics, you must know that the main reason for going to one of their [...]

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Photos: Snoop Dogg at the Fillmore

Snoop Dogg (photo: Ria Burman)

Snoop Dogg brought the smoke to the Fillmore last week. RJ at Noon started the night off, warming up the crowd before the smooth-chill of [...]

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December Playlist: Best of the Bay 2019

December is here and that can mean only one thing: lists.

Gift shopping lists. Baking lists. Best-of-the-Year lists. You name it, it probably exists in bulleted form for the season. Chalk [...]

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  • Shame at O2 Islington in London, by Ian Young
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    Beyond the Bay: Shame raise funds for Campaign Against Living Miserably in London

Beyond the Bay: Shame raise funds for Campaign Against Living Miserably in London

Shame (photo: Ian Young)

An incredible lineup of British bands (plus special guests We Are Scientists) came together last weekend to celebrate the life of booking agent Chris Meredith, who [...]

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    Producer Ian McKee emerges from behind the boards with ‘Amina’ EP

Producer Ian McKee emerges from behind the boards with ‘Amina’ EP

Since 2016, Ian McKee has been the mind behind some of our favorite local artists, namely Rexx Life Raj, Caleborate and our very own Beejus. But the Pacifica producer [...]

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Premiere: Rose Haze, “Sea”

Everyone give a warm, sun-soaked welcome to new(ish)comer Rose Haze.

Haze has been mostly a nomad for the last few years, and her travels have recently landed her in the [...]

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    Rain Phoenix honors her late brother, River, on new solo album

Rain Phoenix honors her late brother, River, on new solo album

Photo: Michael Muller

Through her debut solo album called River, Rain Phoenix shares her deeply personal journey to mourn, memorialize, and ultimately celebrate the life of her brother, actor River Phoenix, [...]

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Black Mountain plays ‘Destroyer’ at the Independent

Photo courtesy of Pitch Perfect PR

Black Mountain just released the music video for “Licensed to Drive” and it’s one of the most pleasing music videos I’ve seen in a [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Sir Woman, the Aquadolls

(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 [...]

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    Get ready for a surprisingly robust December concert calendar

Get ready for a surprisingly robust December concert calendar

December is usually dead, dead, dead for us around here. With everyone jetting off for the holidays at various points throughout the month, venues (and, let's be honest, us [...]

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Review + Photos: Joanna Newsom at the Herbst Theatre

Joanna Newsom (photo: Jon Bauer)

Multi-instrumentalist Joanna Newsom performed two sold-out nights last week at the Herbst Theatre, showcasing her talents and unique style to a passionate crowd ready to [...]

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  • Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall

Photos: Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall

Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony (photo: Jon Bauer)

Last Tuesday saw a very special show at Davies Symphony Hall where piano man Ben Folds held a unique performance [...]

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