• Lady Rizo at the Great American Music Hall, by Ria Burman
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    Review & Photos: Lady Rizo ripples and rocks good vibes and crass at GAMH

Review & Photos: Lady Rizo ripples and rocks good vibes and crass at GAMH

Lady Rizo (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

Moondrunk's acoustic hip hop, pop-improv harmony-funk opened the night, swiftly followed by Rosin Coven's variety-vaudeville performance.

Lady Rizo headlined the Great American Music [...]

By |January 29, 2016|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Lady Rizo ripples and rocks good vibes and crass at GAMH

Review: PWR BTTM leave the negativity at the door

With all the hype I gave this show and PWR BTTM, with the amount of words that wouldn't stop spewing out of my mouth and fingers awaiting it to [...]

By |January 29, 2016|1 Comment
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    Photos: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats at the Fillmore

Photos: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats at the Fillmore

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats were joined by Paper Bird for a sold out night of soulful R&B rock and roll at [...]

By |January 28, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats at the Fillmore
  • Barbara Dane at Yoshi's, Oakland by Ria Burman
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    Review & Photos: Barbara Dane’s bluesy soul jazzed at Yoshi’s

Review & Photos: Barbara Dane’s bluesy soul jazzed at Yoshi’s

Barbara Dane (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

Barbara Dane's sold out show at Yoshi's in Oakland was priceless. The crowd, sprinkle-showered in grey hairs, whooped and cheered as the comical-lyrical [...]

By |January 27, 2016|3 Comments
  • Cowboy Junkies at the Great American Music Hall, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: Cowboy Junkies go unplugged at the Great American Music Hall

Photos: Cowboy Junkies go unplugged at the Great American Music Hall

Cowboy Junkies (photo: Jon Bauer)

Toronto natives Cowboy Junkies gave an intimate acoustic performance at the Great American Music Hall last Friday, January 22, 2016. Photographer Jon Bauer was there to [...]

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  • The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit at Slim's, by Ria Burman
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    Review & Photos: The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit at Slim’s

Review & Photos: The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit at Slim’s

The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

Dave Hanley opened the night at Slim's with an acoustic set after taking a break for a few years, returning with [...]

By |January 25, 2016|Comments Off on Review & Photos: The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit at Slim’s

Photos: L.A. Witch at the Rickshaw Stop

L.A. Witch (photo: Kristin Cofer)

All-girl Los Angeles dirty punk rock band L.A. Witch gave a performance at the Rickshaw Stop Thursday night, January 21, 2016.  Photographer Kristin Cofer was on [...]

By |January 22, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: L.A. Witch at the Rickshaw Stop

Photos: Car Seat Headrest take to the Independent stage

Car Seat Headrest (photo: Ian Young)

Photos and words by Ian Young

From recording vocals in the back seat of his car (hence the name Car Seat Headrest) to playing at The Independent, [...]

By |January 21, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: Car Seat Headrest take to the Independent stage

The Bay Abridged: Jan 13 – Jan 19

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a [...]

By |January 20, 2016|Comments Off on The Bay Abridged: Jan 13 – Jan 19
  • The Go! Team at the Great American Music Hall, by Ria Burman
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    Review & Photos: The Tambo Rays, Glockabelle and The Go! Team at GAMH

Review & Photos: The Tambo Rays, Glockabelle and The Go! Team at GAMH

The Go! Team (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

Bay Area's own The Tambo Rays began the night right with rifftastic shakedowns and chaotic keyboard buzzing energy, constantly complemented by the bass and [...]

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    Review: Frances Quinlan made us cry and Barry Johnson was at the Chapel

Review: Frances Quinlan made us cry and Barry Johnson was at the Chapel

On January 13, 2016, Frances Quinlan of Hop Along and Barry Johnson of Joyce Manor did something they rarely do, play solo. This will always be remembered as the [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Dec 15 – Jan 12

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a [...]

By |January 13, 2016|Comments Off on The Bay Abridged: Dec 15 – Jan 12