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    Noise Pop 2020: Stephen Steinbrink, Mutual Benefit soothe souls at Starline

Noise Pop 2020: Stephen Steinbrink, Mutual Benefit soothe souls at Starline

On the first night of Noise Pop, festival attendees at Starline Social Club were greeted by a calming presence in the form of Stephen Steinbrink, Sonoda, and Mutual Benefit. [...]

By |February 25, 2020|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2020: Stephen Steinbrink, Mutual Benefit soothe souls at Starline
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    Noise Pop 2020: Joshua Radin + Friends at Great American Music Hall

Noise Pop 2020: Joshua Radin + Friends at Great American Music Hall

From left: William Fitzsimmons, Joshua Radin, Ben Kweller (photo: Cindy Huang)

Acoustic shows at the Great American Music Hall always guarantee an intimate experience with the artist. Singer-songwriter Joshua Radin [...]

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  • George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: George Clinton + Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre

Review + Photos: George Clinton + Parliament Funkadelic at the Mystic Theatre

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

As I walk into Petaluma’s Mystic Theatre, I hear this in passing: “The Mothership has landed!” That statement pertains to [...]

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Photos: Metronomy at the The UC Theatre

Metronomy (photo: Vanessa Solis)

British electronic group Metronomy performed at The UC Theatre in support of their latest album, Metronomy Forever, which came out last year. Our photographer Vanessa Solis was at the [...]

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  • Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group at the Uptown Theater, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Lyle Lovett + His Acoustic Group at the Uptown Theater

Review + Photos: Lyle Lovett + His Acoustic Group at the Uptown Theater

Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Texas country crooner Lyle Lovett is a bit grayer with his famous hair than the last time I saw [...]

By |February 24, 2020|2 Comments

Photos: Alexandra Savior at Cafe du Nord

Alexandra Savior (photo: Norm deVeyra)

Portland singer Alexandra Savior just released her second album The Archer and is already on the road in support of it, giving an intense performance at [...]

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Photos: Violent Femmes at the Fillmore

Violent Femmes (photo: Ria Burman)

The Violent Femmes brought their rock and roll revelry to the Fillmore for a double-whammy of sets, gracing the stage on Thursday and again on [...]

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Review + Photos: Silversun Pickups at the Fox Theater

Silversun Pickups (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

Around 2006 I first read about this “alternative band” in a teen magazine where Daniel Radcliffe (aka Harry Potter) shared his favorite music which, I [...]

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Photos: Chastity Belt at Great American Music Hall

Chastity Belt (photo: Pedro Paredes Haz)

Washington band Chastity Belt gave a performance this past Saturday at the Great American Music Hall in support of their self-titled release from last [...]

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Review + Photos: Luna, Everyone is Dirty at the Independent

Words by Sosha Young

On Friday, February 7, Luna and Everyone is Dirty played to a sold-out crowd at San Francisco’s best-sounding venue, the Independent. I grew up on the [...]

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Photos: Emily King at Swedish American Hall

Emily King (photo: Ian Young)

Two sold-out nights at Swedish American Hall awaited singer/songwriter Emily King this weekend in San Francisco. King, who was recently nominated for two Grammy Awards, [...]

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  • The Y Axes at Amnesia, by Ian Young
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    Photos: Meernaa, The Y Axes, Spooky Mansion bid farewell to Amnesia

Photos: Meernaa, The Y Axes, Spooky Mansion bid farewell to Amnesia

Spooky Mansion (photo: Ian Young)

Amnesia is the latest victim of a rapidly changing San Francisco, but before the beloved Mission bar and club closes its doors at the end [...]

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