Photos: Pink Martini at SFJAZZ Center

Pink Martini (photo: Jon Bauer)

Pink Martini — the sprawling group with a number of musicians and known for performing a mixture of classical, jazz, and pop — has been [...]

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Photos: Madame Gandhi at Slim’s

Madame Gandhi (photo: Ian Young)
Madame Gandhi graced Slim's on Monday, December 9 with her explosive percussion and thought-provoking lyrics. The touring drummer, who's played with the likes of M.I.A. [...]

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Review + Photos: Monophonics at the Flamingo Resort

Monophonics (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

If you have yet to experiencing a live show from Bay Area soul-rockers Monophonics, you must know that the main reason for going to one of their [...]

By |December 9, 2019|2 Comments

Photos: Snoop Dogg at the Fillmore

Snoop Dogg (photo: Ria Burman)

Snoop Dogg brought the smoke to the Fillmore last week. RJ at Noon started the night off, warming up the crowd before the smooth-chill of [...]

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  • Shame at O2 Islington in London, by Ian Young
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    Beyond the Bay: Shame raise funds for Campaign Against Living Miserably in London

Beyond the Bay: Shame raise funds for Campaign Against Living Miserably in London

Shame (photo: Ian Young)

An incredible lineup of British bands (plus special guests We Are Scientists) came together last weekend to celebrate the life of booking agent Chris Meredith, who [...]

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Review + Photos: Joanna Newsom at the Herbst Theatre

Joanna Newsom (photo: Jon Bauer)

Multi-instrumentalist Joanna Newsom performed two sold-out nights last week at the Herbst Theatre, showcasing her talents and unique style to a passionate crowd ready to [...]

By |December 3, 2019|1 Comment
  • Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall

Photos: Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall

Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony (photo: Jon Bauer)

Last Tuesday saw a very special show at Davies Symphony Hall where piano man Ben Folds held a unique performance [...]

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Photos: Julia Jacklin at the Independent

Julia Jacklin (photo: Ian Young)
Julia Jacklin has had an incredible year, selling out Swedish American Hall in May and now the Independent Saturday night. The lucky few who were [...]

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Photos: Bloc Party at the Masonic

Bloc Party (photo: Patric Carver)

It's been 14 years and four albums since the debut of their monumental and breakthrough debut Silent Alarm, and Bloc Party were ready to perform [...]

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Down The 5: Jonathan Bree masquerades at the Lodge Room

New Zealand singer-songwriter Jonathan Bree touched down in Los Angeles on Saturday night at the Lodge Room. Bree is best known for the “You’re So Cool” video, which features [...]

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Photos: The Black Keys at the Chase Center

The Black Keys (photo: Pedro Paredes Haz)

It was a night of garage rock celebration with three of the finest bands in the scene at the Chase Center on Nov. [...]

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Photos: Big Freedia at the UC Theatre

Big Freedia (photo: Ian Young)

Big Freedia, the Queen Diva, brought the bounce back to Berkeley on Tuesday night at the UC Theatre with a raucous wave-your-ass-in-the-air-like-you-don't-care set filled with [...]

By |November 21, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Big Freedia at the UC Theatre