• Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at The Fillmore, by Estefany Gonzalez
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    Review + Photos: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at the Fillmore

Review + Photos: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at the Fillmore

Andrew McMahon (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Selling out a show at The Fillmore is no easy task, especially after playing a concert in Berkeley the night before. Yet, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness [...]

Photos: PJ Harvey gives a great performance at the Masonic

PJ Harvey (photo: Ian Young)

It had been long enough! English musician PJ Harvey played an extraordinary set at the Masonic the last night, May 9, 2017 in support of [...]

By |May 11, 2017|0 Comments

Photos: Old Crow Medicine Show at the Fox

Old Crow Medicine Show (photo: Ria Burman)

Old Crow Medicine Show country-rocked the Fox Theater in Oakland Saturday night performing Bob Dylan's album, Blonde on Blonde. A fiddle-fantastic show got [...]

By |May 10, 2017|0 Comments

Review + Photos: The Yellow Dress at Brick + Mortar

The Yellow Dress (photo: Kaiya Gordon)

I had just got back from visiting family in Mexico the night before. Suffering from food poisoning and extreme mental constipation from not having the support [...]

Photos: VVEREVVOLF and New Spell at Elbo Room

VVEREVVOLF (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Oakland-based band VVEREVVOLF played to a crowd holding lightsabers (it being on May 4th and all) at the Elbo Room last Thursday. Fellow Bay Area band New Spell [...]

  • Kiefer Sutherland at the Great American Music Hall, by Ria Burman
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    Photos: Kiefer Sutherland sings at Great American Music Hall

Photos: Kiefer Sutherland sings at Great American Music Hall

Kiefer Sutherland (photo: Ria Burman)

Enjoying the Not Enough Whiskey tour, Kiefer Sutherland rocked the Great American Music Hall last night with some foot-stamping, sway-cheering, sing-along songs. Contagious original tunes ripped [...]

Photos: Vérité and SUMif at the Rickshaw Stop

Vérité (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Kelsey Byrne, better known as

Photos: Diet Cig jump around the Rickshaw Stop

Diet Cig (photo: Ian Young)

Punk duo Diet Cig gave a rousing and energetic show at the Rickshaw Stop last night, May 2, 2017. Lead singer Alex Luciano jumped around all over [...]

By |May 4, 2017|0 Comments

Review: Laura Marling serenades the Fillmore

Words by Mark Spero

At only 27 years old, Laura Marling has an astonishing six studio albums, the most recent of which, Semper Femina, explores the details and complexities of [...]

  • Eliza Rickman at The Lost Church, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: Eliza Rickman provides sanctuary at the Lost Church

Review + Photos: Eliza Rickman provides sanctuary at the Lost Church

Eliza Rickman (photo: Patric Carver)

The Lost Church defines itself as an “intimate” venue. From the moment you walk in, you realize that the Lost Church not only defines itself [...]

Photos + Review: Dweezil Zappa at the Warfield

Dweezil Zappa (photo: Ria Burman)

Dweezil Zappa celebrates 50 years of his father American musician Frank Zappa, with the Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever The Fuck He Wants tour, which hit the Warfield  April 29. If [...]

  • Peter Hook and the Light at The UC Theatre, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: Peter Hook and the Light perform ‘Substance’ at the UC Theatre

Photos: Peter Hook and the Light perform ‘Substance’ at the UC Theatre

Peter Hook and the Light (photo: Jon Bauer)

Bassist for legendary bands Joy Division and New Order, the legendary Peter Hook performs under the band name Peter Hook and the Light and [...]

By |May 2, 2017|0 Comments