Photos: The War On Drugs at the Greek Theatre

The War On Drugs (photo: Jon Bauer)

Last Friday night was a sonic expo at the Greek Theatre as rock band the War On Drugs headlined the night with support from [...]

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  • Emmylou Harris at The Bummer's Ball, by Ria Burman
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    Photos: Emmylou Harris + Shovelman at the Armory for the Bummer’s Ball

Photos: Emmylou Harris + Shovelman at the Armory for the Bummer’s Ball

Emmylou Harris (photo: Ria Burman)

The Bummer's Ball is a fundraising event hosted by Rocket Dog, an all-volunteer, non-profit dog rescue group. Steve Earle and Emmylou Harris performed on either [...]

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    Review: Coldplay soars, although Levi’s Stadium feels like an airport

Review: Coldplay soars, although Levi’s Stadium feels like an airport

Last week, the world-class soft-rockers Coldplay brought a nearly sold-out show to the final weeknight concert to be held at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.

With a local ordinance setting [...]

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  • Ruby Ibarra at Brick & Mortar Music Hall, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos: Ruby Ibarra album release at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Photos: Ruby Ibarra album release at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Ruby Ibara (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Bay area singer Ruby Ibarra celebrated the launch of her debut album Circa91 at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall last Thursday night, October 5, 2017. The [...]

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Photos: Griffin House at Yoshi’s

Griffin House (photo: Ria Burman)

Griffin House swung by Yoshi's for a great set of tale-spinning acoustic tunes. Between songs, he shared stories between songs of leaving his job and [...]

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Photos: L.A. Witch at The Chapel

L.A. Witch (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

After dropping a debut album and touring Europe,  L.A. Witch returned to the Bay Area for a headline concert at The Chapel with San Francisco band [...]

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Photos: Battles at the Midway

Battles (photo: Ian Young)

It was a loud night at the Midway on Sunday, October 1, where jam-rock band Battles started off Roctober on a fitting note. Our photographer Ian [...]

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Photos: Be Steadwell at the Back Room

Be Steadwell (photo: Ria Burman)

Be Steadwell performed a stellar show at the Back Room last week with a little help from her musical friends. Looping and harmonizing, Be Steadwell [...]

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Photos: Adam Ant at the Masonic

Adam Ant (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Returning once again to the Bay Area, legend Adam Ant played to an even larger crowd than before, this time at the Masonic on Friday, September [...]

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Photos: La Luz at Slim’s

La Luz (photo: Ria Burman)

Celebrating the last day of Seawitch Fest, La Luz brought their surf-psych-rocking vibes to Slim's Saturday night. Playing wonderful, dream-haze music against the groovy backdrop [...]

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Photos: Bleachers at the Fox Theater

Bleachers (photo: Robert Alleyne)

September ended with a bang at the Fox Theater, with Bleachers closing out the month. It was as an eventful evening that unfolded, as frontman Jack Antonoff [...]

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  • Andrew W.K. at the Independent, by Daniel Kielman
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    Review + Photos: Andrew W.K., still partying after all these years

Review + Photos: Andrew W.K., still partying after all these years

Andrew W.K. (Photo: by Daniel Kielman)

After a sold-out show Wednesday night, connoisseur of partying and always-nice-guy Andrew W.K. played to another enthusiastic crowd last Thursday night at the Independent.

It [...]

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