Review: Porter Robinson’s Second Sky Festival

(photo: Priscilla Rodriguez)

As someone who doesn’t know a whole lot about EDM, Porter Robinson’s Second Sky Festival at Oakland’s Middle Harbor Shoreline Park was a great gateway for those [...]

By |June 19, 2019|Comments Off on Review: Porter Robinson’s Second Sky Festival

Photos: Chromeo with Toro y Moi at the Greek Theatre

Chromeo (photo: Jon Bauer)

Canadian funk-masters Chromeo took over the Greek Theatre with the help of the Bay Area's own Toro y Moi in support of their latest album Outer Peace, [...]

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Photos: The Mattson 2 at SFJAZZ

Calvin Keys (photo: Ria Burman)

The Mattson 2 took to the stage at SFJAZZ Friday with jazz guitarist supreme, Calvin Keys, for a night of smooth grooves, funky jazz and [...]

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Photos: Tia Fuller at SFJAZZ

Tia Fuller (photo: Ria Burman)

Tia Fuller entertained the crowd in the Joe Henderson Lab of SFJAZZ Thursday, enjoying the opening of SFJAZZ's 37th Annual Jazz festival. Bringing forth the [...]

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Photos: Jazzmeia Horn at SFJAZZ

Jazzmeia Horn (photo: Ria Burman)

SFJAZZ opening and entertaining its 37th Annual Jazz Festival this week, invited the apt and artful Jazzmeia Horn, winner of the Sarah Vaughn and Thelonius [...]

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Photos: Phono del Sol returns to San Francisco

Porches (photo: Ian Young)

This past Saturday, Potrero del Sol Park in San Francisco hosted the return of the Phono del Sol Music Festival. It was a day filled with great [...]

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Photos: Kishi Bashi at August Hall

Kishi Bashi (photo: Ian Young)

Multi-instrumentalist and violin-virtuoso Kishi Bashi, aka Kaoru Ishibashi, played a sold-out show at August Hall on Wednesday night to celebrate the release of his new album, [...]

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Photos: Little Simz at Slim’s

Little Simz (photo: Ian Young)

North London rapper Little Simz tore the roof of a sold-out Slim's on Wednesday, June 12. Although this was only the second night of the [...]

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Photos: The Y Axes album release at Rickshaw Stop

The Y Axes (photo: Ian Young)

SF faves The Y Axes celebrated the release of their newest album, No Waves, by playing to a hometown crowd at Rickshaw Stop. The [...]

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Photos: Emma Ruth Rundle at Great American Music Hall

Emma Ruth Rundle (photo: Kristin Cofer)

Singer-songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle performed at Great American Music Hall last week in support of her fifth solo album, last year's On Dark Horses. Our [...]

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Photos: Mattiel at Cafe du Nord

Mattiel (photo: Ian Young)

Cafe du Nord hosted a 1-2 punch of rollicking indie rock with Atlanta's Mattiel and Detroit's Moonwalks last Wednesday night. Take a look at photos below [...]

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Review + Photos: Flanelhed at HopMonk Tavern

Kelly Finnegan (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

There is a band with a fiery force that has a powerful hunger for loud amplifiers filled with grungy guitars and soaring vocals, [...]