Review + Photos: Robyn at the Fox Theater

Pop stardom is ephemeral, transitory. Stars live and die by their streaming counts, their relevance preordained by methodically calculated release dates and Twitter announcements, a symptom of competing in [...]

By |February 27, 2019|0 Comments

Noise Pop 2019: Teenage Fanclub’s untainted exuberance

Teenage Fanclub don’t have anything to prove.

With 30 years of grit, the Scottish band has spent their career releasing consistently stellar power pop that recalls Big Star and the [...]

By |February 26, 2019|0 Comments

Half Waif rejoices in emotion at Rickshaw Stop

Nandi Rose Plunkett, the woman behind Half Waif, emerges onstage clad in a dark dress and a white mesh coat, which lends her an almost medical aura as she [...]

By |February 25, 2019|0 Comments

Photos: Aurora at the Regency Ballroom

Aurora (photo: Ian Young)

Aurora Aksnes, the effervescent, energetic and enchanting Norwegian singer stopped by the Regency Ballroom on Sunday night to grace her face-painted fans with an electric performance [...]

By |February 21, 2019|0 Comments

Review + Photos: MØ at the Fox Theater

MØ (photo: Cam Peters)

Earlier this month saw Danish singer MØ come through the city for a stop at the Fox Theater in support of her new album Forever Neverland. We [...]

By |February 20, 2019|0 Comments
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    Review + Photos: Declan Walsh Benefit featuring Mother Hips at the Mystic Theatre

Review + Photos: Declan Walsh Benefit featuring Mother Hips at the Mystic Theatre

The Mother Hips (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

We all know and understand that it’s the fans that support the bands. Fans give the bands reason to show up and [...]

By |February 12, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Declan Walsh Benefit featuring Mother Hips at the Mystic Theatre

Review: Efrim Manuel Menuck at the Rickshaw Stop

As I walk into the Rickshaw Stop on a rainy sunday night, I'm a little bit surprised to find that it's almost empty, save 10 or 15 folks milling [...]

By |February 8, 2019|Comments Off on Review: Efrim Manuel Menuck at the Rickshaw Stop

Photos: SFJAZZ Gala with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Preservation Hall Jazz Band (photo: Ria Burman)

SFJAZZ went to town for its annual gala, which raises money for its artistic and educational programs, serving thousands of students, while spreading [...]

By |February 7, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: SFJAZZ Gala with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Review + Photos: Guster at Bimbo’s 365 Club

Guster (photo: Joshua Huver)

Last week, Guster took to Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco for a triple-sell-out extravaganza that bridged the end of January into early February.

The second night of [...]

By |February 6, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Guster at Bimbo’s 365 Club

Review + Photos: Mineral at Great American Music Hall

Mineral (photo: Patric Carver)

Mineral is a band that doesn’t offer many surprises; they don’t need to. They are a solid outfit that plays gut-churning rock, and they do so [...]

By |February 6, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Mineral at Great American Music Hall

Photos: Fantastic Negrito at the New Parish

Fantastic Negrito (photo: Ria Burman)

The New Parish is celebrating their 10-year anniversary in style with a double-whammy dose of the outstanding Fantastic Negrito (his second show is happening tonight).

Tuesday [...]

By |January 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Fantastic Negrito at the New Parish

Photos: Colter Wall at the the Mystic Theatre

Colter Wall (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland
Cattle still graze and the town still has a livestock auction yard. Petaluma still has a feed mill and the grain elevator is [...]

By |January 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Colter Wall at the the Mystic Theatre