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    Review & Photos: Kepi Ghoulie & Vic Ruggiero @ 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, 2/11/12

Review & Photos: Kepi Ghoulie & Vic Ruggiero @ 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, 2/11/12

While we all wait patiently for the return of Sacramento's sadly defunct Groovie Ghoulies, it is good to know that the lead ghoul, Kepi Ghoulie, is still rockin' and [...]

By |February 14, 2012|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Kepi Ghoulie & Vic Ruggiero @ 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, 2/11/12
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    Review & Photos: Laura Gibson, Breathe Owl Breathe, Morgan Manifacier @ Bottom of the Hill, 2/6/12

Review & Photos: Laura Gibson, Breathe Owl Breathe, Morgan Manifacier @ Bottom of the Hill, 2/6/12

The light persistent rain couldn’t keep San Francisco’s damp masses from huddling together for a night of varied folksters at Bottom of the Hill on February 6th.

The evening starter, [...]

By |February 10, 2012|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Laura Gibson, Breathe Owl Breathe, Morgan Manifacier @ Bottom of the Hill, 2/6/12
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    Review: Sonny Smith “Sees All Knows All” with Tim Cohen, Sunfoot

Review: Sonny Smith “Sees All Knows All” with Tim Cohen, Sunfoot

When Tim Cohen took the stage at The Lost Church sans any of his usual suspects on February 4th, he informed us that he’d be playing three songs, which [...]

By |February 9, 2012|Comments Off on Review: Sonny Smith “Sees All Knows All” with Tim Cohen, Sunfoot
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    Review & Photos: Kids on a Crime Spree, Bad Bibles, Adios Amigo @ The Hemlock 1/27/12

Review & Photos: Kids on a Crime Spree, Bad Bibles, Adios Amigo @ The Hemlock 1/27/12

The stage at last Friday night's show at the Hemlock hosted an eclectic motley crew of understated indie crooners, confrontational post punk performers, and fuzzed-out pop embraces.

The night began [...]

By |January 31, 2012|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Kids on a Crime Spree, Bad Bibles, Adios Amigo @ The Hemlock 1/27/12
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    Review & Photos: Nobunny, Bongwater & Black Swans, 1/24/12 – 1/25/12

Review & Photos: Nobunny, Bongwater & Black Swans, 1/24/12 – 1/25/12

"Music has always been a matter of energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentimental people call it Inspiration, but what they really mean is Fuel." - Hunter [...]

By |January 30, 2012|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Nobunny, Bongwater & Black Swans, 1/24/12 – 1/25/12

The Boulevard Ear – 1/13/12: Of Bohemians and Bon Vivants

Welcome back to the Boulevard Ear, a regular feature on The Bay Bridged, where our man about town examines a community's live music offerings over the course of one [...]

By |January 19, 2012|1 Comment
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    Two-for-One Review & Photos: Mist and Mast, Fine Steps @ Make-Out Room; Bootcuts, Harkenbacks @ Plough and Stars, 1/6/12

Two-for-One Review & Photos: Mist and Mast, Fine Steps @ Make-Out Room; Bootcuts, Harkenbacks @ Plough and Stars, 1/6/12

Mist and Mast - "Getting Out Soon"

The Make Out Room sits in the center of a hot scene - Cafe's Lolo and Revolution and a mini-park across the street [...]

By |January 11, 2012|Comments Off on Two-for-One Review & Photos: Mist and Mast, Fine Steps @ Make-Out Room; Bootcuts, Harkenbacks @ Plough and Stars, 1/6/12
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    Review & Photos: Songs For Moms at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records 1/4/12

Review & Photos: Songs For Moms at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records 1/4/12

Songs For Moms

It is with great joy that I report to you from Oakland's 1-2-3-4 Go! Record Store. Truly the lil' record store that could. They now boast live [...]

By |January 9, 2012|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Songs For Moms at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records 1/4/12

Review: Scott Miller at the Starry Plough, 12/4/11

Still metabolizing the last bits of barley, hops and potato salad from Saturday's incredible Bay Brewed, I somehow managed to crawl to the Starry Plough the very next afternoon. [...]

By |December 6, 2011|2 Comments
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    Ian Fays, Strand of Oaks and Crooked Fingers at Bottom of the Hill 11/23/11

Ian Fays, Strand of Oaks and Crooked Fingers at Bottom of the Hill 11/23/11

It's the always eerie night before Thanksgiving and I'm already seeing double. This time we cannot blame the Wild Turkey. San Francisco's Ian Fays include twins Lizz and Sara, [...]

By |November 28, 2011|Comments Off on Ian Fays, Strand of Oaks and Crooked Fingers at Bottom of the Hill 11/23/11

Review & Photos: Wild Flag at GAMH, 11/4/11

Photos by: Anna Gazdowicz

So-called "supergroups" either come and go (remember Temple of the Dog?), or form lasting impressions on the face of rock history, like Crosby, Stills and Nash [...]

By |November 7, 2011|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Wild Flag at GAMH, 11/4/11
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    Review & Photos: The Shelley Doty X-tet, Steel Hotcakes @ El Rio, 10/29/11

Review & Photos: The Shelley Doty X-tet, Steel Hotcakes @ El Rio, 10/29/11

We stopped into one of El Rio's marathon afternoon/evening patio music marathons long enough to capture a snapshot of The Shelley Doty X-tet, and Steel Hotcakes fronted by local [...]

By |November 2, 2011|Comments Off on Review & Photos: The Shelley Doty X-tet, Steel Hotcakes @ El Rio, 10/29/11