Photos: Geographer parts ways with the Bay at the Fillmore

Geographer (photo: William Wayland)

One of the Bay Area's best breakouts in recent years has been that of Mike Deni and company's Geographer. Deni has discussed that he is moving out [...]

By |August 3, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Geographer parts ways with the Bay at the Fillmore

Photos: The Decemberists + Whitney at the Fox Theater

The Decemberists (photo: Lilly Nguyen)

Last Friday saw loquacious wordsmith rockers the Decemberists headline the Fox Theater. They were supported by quickly-rising rock band Whitney, and we were lucky enough [...]

By |August 3, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: The Decemberists + Whitney at the Fox Theater

Down The 5: The Body cry for help in LA

Portland duo the Body dropped into in Los Angeles to perform another wall-rattling drone-and-gasp performance at the Echo on Tuesday night. Since they released their second full-length LP, All [...]

By |August 1, 2018|Comments Off on Down The 5: The Body cry for help in LA

Review + Photos: Juliette and The Licks at the Cornerstone

Juliette and The Licks (photo: Ria Burman)

Juliette and The Licks exploded onto the stage at Cornerstone last week, bringing electric energy to a sweet sweating show. The ever charismatic [...]

By |July 26, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Juliette and The Licks at the Cornerstone
  • Larkin Poe at The Rickshaw Stop, by Kate Haley
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    Review + Photos: Larkin Poe offers no-holds-barred blues rock at the Rickshaw Stop

Review + Photos: Larkin Poe offers no-holds-barred blues rock at the Rickshaw Stop

Larkin Poe (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

Larkin Poe took the stage at the Rickshaw Stop just before 10pm on July 19 with force and determination. From the moment that [...]

  • Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project at the Sweetwater Music Hall, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project delivers rambunctious joy at Sweetwater Music Hall

Review + Photos: Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project delivers rambunctious joy at Sweetwater Music Hall

Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Sometimes a band gets into your head and rearranges your brain synapses so that you are never the same again. [...]

By |July 23, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Physical Suicide Deterrent System Project delivers rambunctious joy at Sweetwater Music Hall

Review & Photos: Car Seat Headrest at the Fillmore

Car Seat Headrest (photo: Joshua Huver)

Car Seat Headrest crashed into the Fillmore for two nights in a row, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 17 and 18. The group is going [...]

By |July 20, 2018|1 Comment

Photos: Sam Bush at SFJAZZ

Sam Bush (photo: Ria Burman)

Sam Bush bluegrassed his way through an outstanding set at SFJAZZ Sunday night. Bringing his speed-demon fast fingers to the mandolin and fiddle, Bush and his [...]

By |July 19, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Sam Bush at SFJAZZ

Review + Photos: serpentwithfeet at Swedish American Hall

serpentwithfeet (photo: Jon Bauer)

"I wanna get messy with y'all," serpentwithfeet said to the sold-out crowd at Swedish American Hall on Sunday. And though the show was messy, in the colloquial sense, [...]

By |July 18, 2018|1 Comment

Review + Photos: Mike Farris at Sweetwater Music Hall

Mike Farris (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

With the Sweetwater Music Hall audience serving as gospel choir, Mike Farris and the Fortunate Few took Mill Valley to church (or the [...]

By |July 17, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Mike Farris at Sweetwater Music Hall
  • Sylvan Esso at the Greek Theatre, by Lilly Nguyen
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    Photos: Sylvan Esso and Kamasi Washington at the Greek Theatre

Photos: Sylvan Esso and Kamasi Washington at the Greek Theatre

Sylvan Esso (photo: Lilly Nguyen)

North Carolina duo Sylvan Esso have risen quickly to headlining status at Berkeley's Greek Theatre, where they performed a smashing act with support from jazz [...]

By |July 17, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Sylvan Esso and Kamasi Washington at the Greek Theatre

Photos: Keller Williams at Terrapin Crossroads

Keller Williams (photo: Ria Burman)

Keller Williams brought his unique vibes to the Grate Room at Terrapin Crossroads Friday night. He got the crowd dance-grooving with his sweet spin of [...]

By |July 16, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Keller Williams at Terrapin Crossroads