Review + Photos: Day 2 of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018

Hurray For The Riff Raff (photo: Ria Burman)

Day two of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass brought more sun, more stages. and more music. The Hip Spanic Allstars opened the Porch Stage, [...]

By |October 11, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Day 2 of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018

Review + Photos: Day 1 of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018

Sera Cahoone (photo: Ria Burman)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass descended upon Golden Gate Park once again, filling the park with sweet sounds of bluegrass and more, which floated across a handful [...]

By |October 11, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Day 1 of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018

Photos: Yumi Zouma at Swedish American Hall

Yumi Zouma (photo: Ian Young)

New Zealand band Yumi Zouma made their way to Swedish American Hall last Friday, October 5, 2018. The band gave a dreamy performance in one [...]

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Review + Photos: Music Tastes Good Festival 2018

Cherry Glazerr (photo: Ian Young)

The third annual Music Tastes Good Festival brought the heat to Long Beach this past weekend with fiery sets from Santigold, Shame, New Order, Princess [...]

By |October 8, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Music Tastes Good Festival 2018

Photos: First Aid Kit and M. Ward at the Masonic

First Aid Kit (photo: Ria Burman)

First Aid Kit brought their feel-good folk to the Masonic Friday night. With support from M. Ward's gentle, dynamic song-storytelling and Julia Jacklin's guitar-folk happenings, the [...]

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  • Freestone Peaches at the Watkins Glen 45th Anniversary Celebration at the Great American Music Hall, by Kate Haley
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    Review + Photos: Freestone Peaches at Great American Music Hall

Review + Photos: Freestone Peaches at Great American Music Hall

Freestone Peaches (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

I missed being part of the world-record show for the number of attendees at the Watkins Glenn jam in 1973, as I was [...]

By |October 5, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Freestone Peaches at Great American Music Hall
  • John Oates & The Good Road Band at Sweetwater Music Hall, by Ria Burman
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Photos: John Oates and the Good Road Band at Sweetwater Music Hall

John Oates & The Good Road Band (photo: Ria Burman)

John Oates and the Good Road Band brought their tour, promoting their February released album, Arkansas, to Mill Valley last [...]

By |October 3, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: John Oates and the Good Road Band at Sweetwater Music Hall

Review: Pop-Up Magazine’s Fall Issue at the Curran

(photo: Jon Snyder)

Pop-Up Magazine’s fall issue wrapped up its first-ever three-night run at San Francisco’s Curran Theater.

This is a big year for the media show that originated in San [...]

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  • Miniature Tigers at the Great American Music Hall, by Joshua Huver
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Review + Photos: Miniature Tigers at Great American Music Hall

Miniature Tigers (photo: Joshua Huver)

On a beautiful Sunday in September, Arizona-based indie lords Miniature Tigers descended on the Tenderloin for a show at Great American Music Hall.

These stark contrasts [...]

By |October 1, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Miniature Tigers at Great American Music Hall

Photos: The National at the Greek Theatre

The National (photo: Ian Young)

One of the most consistently satisfying rock bands out there today, the National, performed a energetic and exciting set at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley [...]

By |September 28, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: The National at the Greek Theatre

Photos: toe at the Great American Music Hall

toe (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland
Tokyo-based math rock/post-rock band toe played San Francisco last week on only their third North American tour in their 18-year history. The band is [...]

By |September 27, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: toe at the Great American Music Hall

Review + Photos: Liz Phair at the Fillmore

Liz Phair (photo: Patric Carver)

I think there’s never going to be a moment in history that more perfectly casually intersects than the mid-'90s “Girl Power” movement with the current [...]

By |September 25, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Liz Phair at the Fillmore