• Corinne Bailey Rae at The Fillmore, by Robert Alleyne
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    Review + Photos: Corinne Bailey Rae spreads love at the Fillmore

Review + Photos: Corinne Bailey Rae spreads love at the Fillmore

Corine Bailey Rae (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Three songs into Corinne Bailey Rae's set at the Fillmore in San Francisco I looked back to the crowd and took in the scene. It [...]

Photos: Jesse Colin Young at Yoshi’s

Jesse Colin Young (photo: Ria Burman)

Jesse Colin Young performed a stellar, sold-out show at Yoshi's Friday night, bringing down the house with his versatile vocal range, dynamic Boston-based band [...]

By |June 14, 2017|1 Comment

Review + Photos: Live 105 BFD

Phoenix (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

With headliners like Phoenix and Franz Ferdinand Live 105's BFD is just what the name stands for, a Big F***ing Deal. While those bands alone are worth a [...]

  • Burt Bacharach at the Davies Symphony Hall, by Ria Burman
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    Photos + Review: Burt Bacharach quips, “You wonder why I am still doing this.”

Photos + Review: Burt Bacharach quips, “You wonder why I am still doing this.”

Burt Bacharach (photo: Ria Burman)

With the first piano key he struck, legendary composer Burt Bacharach brought his San Francisco audience to a sweeter time through his musical message – [...]

By |June 13, 2017|0 Comments

Photos: Cathedrals at Mezzanine

Cathedrals (photo: Ian Young)

Hometown duo Cathedrals rocked the Mezzanine last Thursday, June 8, 2017. Photographer Ian Young was there to capture the band bringing the dance club alive with color and [...]

By |June 13, 2017|0 Comments

Review + Photos: The Donkeys at Hemlock Tavern

The Donkeys (photo: Ria Burman)

The Donkeys surf-psych-rock and chilled at Hemlock Tavern on Tuesday night with support from Outer Embassy. Offering an abundance of requests to the audience, the [...]

By |June 12, 2017|0 Comments

Review: Kimya Dawson calms at Rickshaw Stop

I needed to sit down. I got there late because I had just been at Clusterfest all day. I had wanted to finally see Wizard Apprentice live, but I [...]

Review + Photos: Misfit Cabaret presents ‘Cinephilia’

Kat Robichaud's Misfit Cabaret presents Cinephilia (photo: Patric Carver)

I’m not sure if it was Bill Murray’s Hunter S. Thompson from Where the Buffalo Roam or Johnny Depp’s Raoul Duke [...]

Review + Photos: The Primitives still can’t be tamed

The Primitives (photo: Patric Carver)

Friday night at Brick & Mortar, the crowd was wall-to-wall. The night began with the Oilies who played an incredible set. Their sound is invigorating [...]

  • WAVVES at The Independent, by Joshua Hernandez
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    Review: WAVVES’ “King of the Beach” returns to San Francisco

Review: WAVVES’ “King of the Beach” returns to San Francisco

WAVVES (photo: Joshua Hernandez)

“I got enemies, a million enemies / but baby, I am feeling fine” ends the chorus to one of the marquee tracks on WAVVES’ latest release You’re [...]

Review: A cluster of lists about Clusterfest

T.J. Miller (photo: Jon Bauer)

It may not be clear, but I actually really like to laugh.

I am not always crying. I am usually pretending I am not sad, just [...]

  • Bush at The Warfield, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: The Kickback and Bush dominate the Warfield

Review + Photos: The Kickback and Bush dominate the Warfield

Bush (photo: Patric Carver)

“Gavin will be out shortly to sing like a man,” the Kickback lead vocalist Billy Yost called out to the crowd, “which is a real difference [...]