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    Review + Photos: Declan Walsh Benefit featuring Mother Hips at the Mystic Theatre

Review + Photos: Declan Walsh Benefit featuring Mother Hips at the Mystic Theatre

The Mother Hips (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

We all know and understand that it’s the fans that support the bands. Fans give the bands reason to show up and [...]

By |February 12, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Declan Walsh Benefit featuring Mother Hips at the Mystic Theatre

Review: Efrim Manuel Menuck at the Rickshaw Stop

As I walk into the Rickshaw Stop on a rainy sunday night, I'm a little bit surprised to find that it's almost empty, save 10 or 15 folks milling [...]

By |February 8, 2019|Comments Off on Review: Efrim Manuel Menuck at the Rickshaw Stop

Photos: SFJAZZ Gala with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Preservation Hall Jazz Band (photo: Ria Burman)

SFJAZZ went to town for its annual gala, which raises money for its artistic and educational programs, serving thousands of students, while spreading [...]

By |February 7, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: SFJAZZ Gala with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Review + Photos: Guster at Bimbo’s 365 Club

Guster (photo: Joshua Huver)

Last week, Guster took to Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco for a triple-sell-out extravaganza that bridged the end of January into early February.

The second night of [...]

By |February 6, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Guster at Bimbo’s 365 Club

Review + Photos: Mineral at Great American Music Hall

Mineral (photo: Patric Carver)

Mineral is a band that doesn’t offer many surprises; they don’t need to. They are a solid outfit that plays gut-churning rock, and they do so [...]

By |February 6, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Mineral at Great American Music Hall

Photos: Fantastic Negrito at the New Parish

Fantastic Negrito (photo: Ria Burman)

The New Parish is celebrating their 10-year anniversary in style with a double-whammy dose of the outstanding Fantastic Negrito (his second show is happening tonight).

Tuesday [...]

By |January 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Fantastic Negrito at the New Parish

Photos: Colter Wall at the the Mystic Theatre

Colter Wall (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland
Cattle still graze and the town still has a livestock auction yard. Petaluma still has a feed mill and the grain elevator is [...]

By |January 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Colter Wall at the the Mystic Theatre

Photos: Snail Mail at the Fillmore

Snail Mail (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

I can tell you that the Lindsey Jordan (a.k.a. Snail Mail) at the Fillmore felt like an even more mature performer than the [...]

By |January 29, 2019|1 Comment

Review + Photos: The Infamous Stringdusters at the Fillmore

The Infamous Stringdusters (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Saturday, January 18, 2019 the Infamous Stringdusters returned to the Fillmore in San Francisco for two sets. The Grammy-winning quintet served up several [...]

By |January 23, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Infamous Stringdusters at the Fillmore

Photos: Sheila Jordan Duo at SFJAZZ

Sheila Jordan Duo (photo: Ria Burman)

Sheila Jordan brought her be-bopping-bounce-groove to SFJAZZ Sunday night for two one hour shows in the intimate Joe Henderson Lab at SFJAZZ. Accompanied on [...]

By |January 22, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Sheila Jordan Duo at SFJAZZ

Photos: Azure Ray at Cafe du Nord

Azure Ray (photo: Ian Young)

Rock duo Azure Ray gave a rare performance at Cafe du Nord on January 17, 2019. The band hasn't released a full-length since 2010, but [...]

By |January 21, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Azure Ray at Cafe du Nord

Review + Photos: Patti Smith and Her Band at the Fillmore

Patti Smith (photo: Ria Burman)

Patti Smith and Her Band began their two-night, sold-out stint at the Fillmore Friday night. Dedicating "Pissing In A River" to Sam Shepard, reading an [...]

By |January 18, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Patti Smith and Her Band at the Fillmore