• The Bobbleheads at The Makeout Room, by SarahJayn Kemp
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    Review + Photos: Scott Gagner, Tripwire, the Bobbleheads at the Make-Out Room

Review + Photos: Scott Gagner, Tripwire, the Bobbleheads at the Make-Out Room

The Bobbleheads (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

Saturday night at the Make-Out Room, the place was nearly empty save for the bands performing, their friends, and their families. I'd never been to [...]

Photos: Omar Apollo at Great American Music Hall

Omar Apollo (photo: Norm deVeyra)

The quickly-rising singer Omar Apollo gave a very energetic and fun performance at Great American Music Hall last week. Our photographer Norm deVeyra captured the exquisite gallery [...]

  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith at MUTEK.SF 2019 at 906 World Cultural Center, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: Technology, music and art come alive at MUTEK.SF 2019

Photos: Technology, music and art come alive at MUTEK.SF 2019

Steve Hauschildt (photo: Jon Bauer)

MUTEK is a music, arts, and technology festival that takes place in select locations around the world, and this past weekend it made its residence a [...]

By |May 9, 2019|0 Comments

Photos: Ezra Furman at Slim’s

Ezra Furman (photo: Jon Bauer)

Bay-Area-via-Chicago singer Ezra Furman performed at Slim's this past weekend in support of his latest album, last year's Transangelic Exodus. Support was provided by Pancho Morris and [...]

By |May 8, 2019|0 Comments

Review + Photos: MGMT at the Fox Theater

MGMT (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

MGMT are five talented men who create some unique music with roots in electronica, pop, and psychedelic rock. The band started their 2019 tour [...]

Photos: Telekinesis at Cafe du Nord

Telekinesis (photo: Ian Young)

Seattle's Michael Lerner, better known as Telekinesis, has been making feel-good indie power pop since 2009. He brought his band and songs from his latest album, [...]

By |May 3, 2019|0 Comments

Photos: John Vanderslice + Meernaa at the Rickshaw Stop

John Vanderslice (photo: Ian Young)
It was a celebration of Bay Area music on Sunday night when the man at the center of so much of it, John Vanderslice, celebrated [...]

By |May 2, 2019|0 Comments

Photos: Zelma Stone at Amnesia

Zelma Stone (photo: Robert Alleyne)

San Francisco's Zelma Stone performed at Amnesia last Friday night with support from Tino Drima and Oakland's Classic Hat. All of the bands got a lot [...]

Review + Photos: Swervedriver at the Fillmore

Swervedriver (photo: Patric Carver)

"Oh, man, look how young Jerry is," breathed a young woman as she pointed at one of the Fillmore's archival photographs of the Grateful Dead.

"They're all [...]

  • Jessie Reyez at Sol Blume 2019 at Cesar Chavez Plaza, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos + Review: Sol Blume 2019 at Cesar Chavez Plaza in Sacramento

Photos + Review: Sol Blume 2019 at Cesar Chavez Plaza in Sacramento

Tierra Whack (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Sol Blume just wrapped up its second annual boutique festival this past weekend in downtown Sacramento with over 6,300 festival-goers vibing out to R&B, soul, and [...]

  • Roky Erickson at The Chapel, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Roky Erickson 50-Year Retrospective at the Chapel

Review + Photos: Roky Erickson 50-Year Retrospective at the Chapel

Roky Erickson (photo: Joshua Huver)

Over the course of two nights last weekend, Friday April 19 and Saturday April 20, the Chapel and (((FolkYEAH!))) hosted Roky Erickson of psychedelic rock [...]

By |April 30, 2019|2 Comments
  • Khruangbin at The Greek Theatre, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Ghosts of the Forest + Khruangbin at the Greek Theatre

Review + Photos: Ghosts of the Forest + Khruangbin at the Greek Theatre

Ghosts of the Forest (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, the hills of Berkeley came alive for an evening of powerful, transformative, and ultimately groovy rock and roll. Houston-based [...]

By |April 30, 2019|0 Comments