Review + Photos: Kim Petras at Mezzanine

From the tube dresses and costume jewelry to the bottle service, the floors of Mezzanine had more of a weekend blowout vibe than a mid-week slump, thanks to pop-superstar-in-the-making [...]

By |August 2, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Kim Petras at Mezzanine
  • Incandescent Body by Post:Ballet starring Star Amerasu and The Living Earth Show at Heron Arts, by Ian Young
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    Photos: ‘Incandescent Body’ by Post:Ballet and Star Amerasu at Heron Arts

Photos: ‘Incandescent Body’ by Post:Ballet and Star Amerasu at Heron Arts

Incandescent Body (photo: Ian Young)

We went behind the scenes of Post:Ballet's ambitious and awe-inspiring multi-disciplinary show Incandescent Body, which brought singer Star Amerasu's deeply personal songs to life. Featuring [...]

By |July 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: ‘Incandescent Body’ by Post:Ballet and Star Amerasu at Heron Arts

Photos: The Beths at the Independent

The Beths (photo: Ian Young)

New Zealand's the Beths headlined an incredible night of music at the Independent on Friday, playing cuts from their latest album Future Me Hates Me [...]

By |July 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: The Beths at the Independent
  • The Head And The Heart at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: The Head and the Heart at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Review + Photos: The Head and the Heart at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

The Head And The Heart (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

One of my main influences in the discovery of new music is my teenage daughter. Thanks to her I have [...]

By |July 31, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Head and the Heart at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Photos: Robyn at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Robyn (photo: Ian Young)

Swedish pop star Robyn stopped by Bill Graham Civic Auditorium last Thursday night in support of last year's excellent album, Honey. The animated singer danced on [...]

By |July 30, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Robyn at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Review + Photos: Toots and the Maytals at Stern Grove

Toots & The Maytals (photo: Ria Burman)

Stern Grove Music Festival, celebrating its 82nd season, hosted a double-whammy of talent with Lee Fields and the Expressions and Toots and the [...]

By |July 30, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Toots and the Maytals at Stern Grove

Review + Photos: Undiscovered SF

Jocelyn Enriquez (photo: Regidor Biala)

Hyped by a studio pics challenge on Instagram and a beloved freestyle great hits mix, Undiscovered SF's third season opener delivered on its promise and [...]

By |July 25, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Undiscovered SF
  • War Stories at the Swedish American Hall, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: ‘Punk Rock Storytelling: War Stories’ at Swedish American Hall

Review + Photos: ‘Punk Rock Storytelling: War Stories’ at Swedish American Hall

War Stories (photo: Patric Carver)

They say that you care less about what other people think about you as you age.

Imagine what would happen if you didn't give a shit [...]

  • Hellman Summer Stomp at the Sweetwater Music Hall, Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Hellman Summer Stomp at the Sweetwater Music Hall

Review + Photos: Hellman Summer Stomp at the Sweetwater Music Hall

Hellman Summer Stomp (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

If ever there were a family tree that has grown strong and has deep roots in the musical community of the SF [...]

By |July 24, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Hellman Summer Stomp at the Sweetwater Music Hall
  • The Blank Tapes at The Independent, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: The Blank Tapes, Killer Whale at the Independent

Review + Photos: The Blank Tapes, Killer Whale at the Independent

The Blank Tapes (photo: Ria Burman)

One of my favorite locals bands played the Independent Friday night. If you love groovy, funky, chill beats and have yet to hear Killer [...]

By |July 24, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Blank Tapes, Killer Whale at the Independent
  • Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators at The Warfield, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators at the Warfield

Review + Photos: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators at the Warfield

Slash (photo: Ria Burman)

Dirty Honey opened the show at The Warfield with electric energy and rock and roll righteousness, warming up the already buzzing crowd, some having traveled from [...]

By |July 19, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators at the Warfield

Review + Photos: Vulfpeck at the Greek Theatre

Vulfpeck's Woody Goss (left) and Jack Stratton (right) (photo: Joshua Huver)

Vulfpeck has been one of the fastest-growing internet-funk bands around the world thanks in large part to the genius [...]

By |July 17, 2019|3 Comments