Review + Photos: The Lemonheads at the Mystic Theatre

The Lemonheads (photo: Patric Carver)

Courthouse Square is a backlot at Universal Studios. It's most famous for being the town center of Hill Valley, the fictional setting of Back to [...]

By |June 3, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Lemonheads at the Mystic Theatre

Photos: Billie Eilish at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Billie Eilish (photo: Ian Young)

Billie Eilish kicked off her sold-out tour at Bill Graham's Civic Auditorium Wednesday night, playing an energetic set to a screaming crowd.

By |May 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Billie Eilish at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Review + Photos: IDLES at Great American Music Hall

Idles (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

IDLES, a hardcore rock band from the “other port city” Bristol, England (band’s reference to San Francisco) plays the first of two sold-out shows [...]

By |May 29, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: IDLES at Great American Music Hall
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    Interview: Ryan Von Gonten speaks on Christian-core influence and upcoming music

Interview: Ryan Von Gonten speaks on Christian-core influence and upcoming music

I caught Ryan Von Gonten walking into the Knockout about five minutes before doors were supposed to open.

Following the procession of amplifier- and guitar-carrying musicians, I spotted Von Gonten [...]

By |May 28, 2019|Comments Off on Interview: Ryan Von Gonten speaks on Christian-core influence and upcoming music

Photos: blackbear at the Masonic

blackbear (photo: Cam Peters)

Five albums deep into his career, singer blackbear gave a passionate performance to an enthusiastic crowd at the Masonic. He was performing in support of his [...]

By |May 24, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: blackbear at the Masonic

Field Medic returns for first headlining show in SF

(photo: Stephen Beebout)

How autobiographical are the songs off this album? We asked Field Medic’s Kevin Patrick.

“100%,” he said. “I don’t really write fiction, I just write [my] truth...I wouldn’t [...]

By |May 23, 2019|Comments Off on Field Medic returns for first headlining show in SF
  • The Chemical Brothers at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, by Ian Young
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    Photos: The Chemical Brothers at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Photos: The Chemical Brothers at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

The Chemical Brothers (photo: Ian Young)

the Chemical Brothers — Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons — brought lasers, more lasers, robots shooting lasers, and of course their signature rave sound to [...]

By |May 23, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: The Chemical Brothers at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Photos: Bruno Major at the Independent

Bruno Major (photo: Cam Peters)

British singer Bruno Major performed at the Independent last week in support of his 2017 album, A Song For Every Moon. We had our photographer [...]

By |May 22, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Bruno Major at the Independent

Review + Photos: Camp Cope at the Uptown

Camp Cope (photo: Patric Carver)

"Does anyone see an old man wearing eyeliner?" said Camp Cope's Georgia McDonald as she peered out into the crowd at the Uptown Saturday night. [...]

By |May 22, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Camp Cope at the Uptown

Review + Photos: The SoundFest 2019 Festival at 19 Broadway

Milk For The Angry (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

On the scale of fests, The SoundFest was tiny...but on the scale of authenticity and awesomeness it was right up there at [...]

By |May 21, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The SoundFest 2019 Festival at 19 Broadway
  • Florence and the Machine at the Concord Pavilion, by Ian Young
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    Review + Photos: Florence and the Machine + Christine and the Queens at Concord Pavilion

Review + Photos: Florence and the Machine + Christine and the Queens at Concord Pavilion

Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine (photo: Ian Young)

It might have been a blustery, late-season rainy Wednesday night, but that didn't stop scores of eager fans from packing [...]

By |May 20, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Florence and the Machine + Christine and the Queens at Concord Pavilion
  • Lolo Zouaï at the Rickshaw Stop, by Norm deVeyra
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    Photos: Lolo Zouaï brings ‘High Highs’ to Rickshaw Stop

Photos: Lolo Zouaï brings ‘High Highs’ to Rickshaw Stop

Lolo Zouaï (photo: Norm deVeyra)

Singer Lolo Zouaï rode in high on early buzz of her debut album, High Highs to Low Lows, to the Rickshaw Stop this week to a [...]

By |May 20, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Lolo Zouaï brings ‘High Highs’ to Rickshaw Stop