• Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre, by Ian Young
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    Photos: Aimee Mann and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre

Photos: Aimee Mann and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit (photo: Ian Young)

Southern rock group Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit came to the Bay's Greek Theatre to perform with the always-wonderful and [...]

By |September 6, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Aimee Mann and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre

Photos: The Regrettes at the Chapel

The Regrettes (photo: Ian Young)

Rising LA punk-rock band the Regrettes gave an energetic and fun show at the Chapel last week. There was plenty of moshing amid the crowd as the [...]

By |September 4, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: The Regrettes at the Chapel
  • Tommy Alexander at The Crepe Place, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Tommy Alexander + Taylor Kingman at the Crepe Place

Review + Photos: Tommy Alexander + Taylor Kingman at the Crepe Place

Tommy Alexander (photo: Joshua Huver)

"Never miss a Sunday show" is something you might have heard if you often see live performances. That was true of this past Sunday, August 26, [...]

By |September 4, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Tommy Alexander + Taylor Kingman at the Crepe Place

Photos: Pure Bathing Culture at Cafe du Nord

Pure Bathing Culture (photo: Ian Young)

Portland duo Pure Bathing Culture performed at Cafe du Nord. Originally members of Vetiver, Sarah Versprille and Daniel Hindman formed their own band and [...]

By |August 28, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Pure Bathing Culture at Cafe du Nord

Photos: Taj Mahal at SFJAZZ

Taj Mahal (photo: Ria Burman)

Taj Mahal delivered a spectacular show with his groovy trio at SFJAZZ Sunday night. Playing a sweet mix of blues, jazz and calypso infused tunes, [...]

By |August 27, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Taj Mahal at SFJAZZ
  • San Geronimo at Terrapin Crossroads, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: San Geronimo performs ‘Abbey Road’ at Terrapin Crossroads

Review + Photos: San Geronimo performs ‘Abbey Road’ at Terrapin Crossroads

San Geronimo (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

When the Beatles released Abbey Road in 1969, the band was in great turmoil and on the verge of breaking up. Although the [...]

By |August 27, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: San Geronimo performs ‘Abbey Road’ at Terrapin Crossroads
  • Empress Of at the Noise Pop 20th St. Block Party 2018, by Ian Young
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    Review + Photos: A handful of highlights from 20th Street Block Party 2018

Review + Photos: A handful of highlights from 20th Street Block Party 2018

The Marias (photo: Ian Young)

It’s no secret that San Franciscans will find any excuse to listen to music outdoors, weather be damned. Stern Grove. Fillmore Jazz Festival. Hardly Strictly. [...]

By |August 23, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: A handful of highlights from 20th Street Block Party 2018

Review + Photos: Poster Children at Café du Nord

Poster Children (photo: Patric Carver)

Of all the scenes in The Exorcist, the one that strikes me the most is arguably the least flashy. There’s no contortionism, no projectile vomit. [...]

By |August 22, 2018|1 Comment

Photos + Review: Love Jerks melt hearts at the Uptown

Love Jerks (photo: Patric Carver)

“This first song...this song comes from a time when I was really yearning. I was very yearnful.”

That’s how Love Jerks kicked things off last Thursday [...]

By |August 22, 2018|1 Comment

Photos: Rodriguez at the Warfield

Rodriguez (photo: Ria Burman)

Rodriguez returned to The Warfield Friday night with his distinct vocals and guitar playing. The audience was a mixed crowd of rowdy, obnoxious, and appreciative. Rodriguez's politically-charged show [...]

By |August 20, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Rodriguez at the Warfield

Review + Photos: Cowgirl Clue at Bottom of the Hill

Cowgirl Clue (photo: Lorisa Salvatin)

Words by Lorisa Salvatin

With a small string of California shows lined up, Texas-born, OC-based Cowgirl Clue kicked it off by playing a small, but high-energy [...]

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  • Zach Gill's Multiverse at Kuumbwa Jazz, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Zach Gill’s Multiverse at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz

Review + Photos: Zach Gill’s Multiverse at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz

Zach Gill (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Wednesday, August 15, multi-instrumentalist and man of many hats Zach Gill played the first of five consecutive nights for his Tour of The Multiverse at the [...]

By |August 20, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Zach Gill’s Multiverse at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz