Review + Photos: Burna Boy at the Fillmore

Burna Boy (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

International Afro-fusion star Burna Boy brought his African Giant Returns tour to the Fillmore this past Friday and Saturday night. The sold-out crowd danced [...]

By |September 25, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Burna Boy at the Fillmore

Photos: Billy Strings at the Independent

Billy Strings (photo: Ria Burman)

Billy Strings brought a double-whammy of sold out weekend shows to The Independent. Bluegrass sweat and smoke rose and fell throughout the crowd as the [...]

By |September 25, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Billy Strings at the Independent
  • Ben Folds at the Shoreline Amphitheatre, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: CAKE + Ben Folds at the Shoreline Amphitheatre

Review + Photos: CAKE + Ben Folds at the Shoreline Amphitheatre

Ben Folds (photo: Joshua Huver)

The second act of the wildly successful 2018 tour featuring '90s indie legends Ben Folds and CAKE stopped at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View last [...]

By |September 20, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: CAKE + Ben Folds at the Shoreline Amphitheatre

Photos: FURY at Tortona Big Top

FURY (photo: Jon Bauer)

Last week saw the successful music/dance show hybrid FURY give a unique performance in Oakland at the Tortona Big Top. Featuring the music of YASSOU, the show [...]

By |September 19, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: FURY at Tortona Big Top
  • Sandy's at the Chapel, by Paige K. Parsons
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    Photos: San Francisco’s Sandy’s show FAST TIMES at the Chapel for new EP ‘Chime’

Photos: San Francisco’s Sandy’s show FAST TIMES at the Chapel for new EP ‘Chime’

Sandy's (By: Paige K. Parsons)

Over the weekend, a special evening (presented by Andrew St. James) at the Chapel under the title FAST TIMES took over the venue with a headlining [...]

By |September 19, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: San Francisco’s Sandy’s show FAST TIMES at the Chapel for new EP ‘Chime’
  • The Well Known Strangers at the Sweetwater Music Hall, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: The Well Known Strangers at the Sweetwater Music Hall

Review + Photos: The Well Known Strangers at the Sweetwater Music Hall

The Well Known Strangers (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Bay Area country-soul band The Well Known Strangers started their journey with jam sessions between random musicians. Soon after it became [...]

By |September 18, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Well Known Strangers at the Sweetwater Music Hall

Photos: Jay Som + Boy Scouts at the Fillmore

Jay Som (photo: Norm deVeyra)

The Bay Area's rock darling Melina Mae Duterte, better known by her stage name Jay Som, gave a hometown performance at the beloved Fillmore in support [...]

By |September 17, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Jay Som + Boy Scouts at the Fillmore

Review + Photos: Madlib x Freddie Gibbs at 1015 Folsom

Madlib and Freddie Gibbs (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Sunday, September 8, world-class beat-maker and hip-hop producer Madlib and rapper Freddie Gibbs hosted a sold out and sweaty night of bumping [...]

By |September 16, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Madlib x Freddie Gibbs at 1015 Folsom

Review + Photos: Iron Maiden at Oracle Arena

Iron Maiden (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Tuesday, September 10, the world infamous English heavy metal band Iron Maiden crawled through hellfire to shake the Oracle Arena through its core.

Led by the [...]

By |September 16, 2019|1 Comment

Review + Photos: Dave Matthews Band at Chase Center

Dave Matthews Band (photo: Kate Haley)

The newly-opened Chase Center has been open for entertainment less than a week but is already seeing some of the most high profile names in [...]

By |September 13, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Dave Matthews Band at Chase Center

Redd Kross and the Melvins at Cornerstone Brewing

The Melvins (photo: Karen Goldman)

A few years ago, I came to really understand what living in the Bay Area was all about when I was invited to a group [...]

By |September 13, 2019|Comments Off on Redd Kross and the Melvins at Cornerstone Brewing

Photos: Tycho + Poolside at the Greek Theatre

Tycho (photo: Jon Bauer)

Berkeley's iconic Greek Theatre was graced by the smooth sounds of California's own visual artist and digital composer Tycho. He was there in support of his [...]

By |September 10, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Tycho + Poolside at the Greek Theatre