Photos: Cigarettes After Sex at the Fillmore

Cigarettes After Sex (photo: Jon Bauer)

Ambient pop band Cigarettes After Sex performed at the Fillmore last Thursday, April 26, 2018. The shoegaze band only have one album and an EP [...]

By |April 30, 2018|0 Comments
  • Lukas Nelson at the Great American Music Hall, by William Wayland
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    Photos: The ‘Stagecoach Spotlight’ tour with Lukas Nelson at Great American Music Hall

Photos: The ‘Stagecoach Spotlight’ tour with Lukas Nelson at Great American Music Hall

Lukas Nelson (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Lukas Nelson sounds just like his father, but — with all due respect — might be even more talented. He plays a style [...]

Review + Photos: ALO burns down at Moe’s Alley on 4/20

ALO (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Friday, April 20, roughly 300 inner animals were liberated through music at Moe's Alley in Santa Cruz.

Animal Liberation Orchestra — guitarist Dan Lebowitz, bassist Steve [...]

By |April 26, 2018|0 Comments

Review + Photos: KERA at Cafe Du Nord

Kera (photo: Ria Burman)

Noise Pop presented a double-whammy of a show on April 13, with Y La Bamba and KERA rock-folk-grooving Cafe Du Nord.

Y La Bamba opened the full-house [...]

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Photos: Judas Priest at the Warfield

Judas Priest (photo: Jon Bauer)

Words by Aaron Rubin

I last saw Judas Priest over 35 years ago at the Long Beach Arena on the band’s Screaming for Vengeance tour — it [...]

Photos + Review: The Longshot at the Ivy Room

The Longshot (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Words by Aaron Rubin

Billie Joe Armstrong is restless. Or so it seems, given the flurry of new projects that have come from the Green Day frontman [...]

Review + Photos: Jamiroquai at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Jamiroquai (photo: Jon Bauer)

For one night last week, Jamiroquai turned San Francisco into a bigger destination than it already is.

Until April 17, Jamiroquai hadn’t played the United States in 13 years. [...]

By |April 23, 2018|1 Comment

Vance Joy gets real at the Greek Theatre

Vance Joy (photo: Tiffany Lew)

Vance Joy sings like he’s speaking directly to you, lyrically weaving through the highs and lows of love — longing, patience, and (mis)understanding. Just ask [...]

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  • The Family Crest at the Great American Music Hall, by Kate Haley
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    Review + Photos: The Family Crest + Goodnight, Texas rile up Great American Music Hall

Review + Photos: The Family Crest + Goodnight, Texas rile up Great American Music Hall

The Family Crest (photo: Kate Haley)

Last Thursday night, Great American Music Hall was a home-grown happy zone for hundreds of eager audience members and longtime fans of the Family Crest. [...]

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Review: Soft Moon, Boy Harsher at the Independent

On Wednesday night the Soft Moon returned to San Francisco for its first show since the release of its Sacred Bones debut Criminal, joined by Boy Harsher and Cube [...]

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Photos: The Breeders at the Masonic

The Breeders (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

Good morning, San Francisco, it’s the Breeders! Back on tour after 10 years and bringing the original crew from 1993, the Breeders pedaled [...]

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Review + Photos: Roselit Bone at the Golden Bull

Roselit Bone (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

Roselit Bone does not play to audiences content to stay at home on Tuesday nights.

The is not a small outfit, and the stage was bursting [...]

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