Review: Algiers bring protest music to Starline Social Club

The greatest protest music finds its power not through words but by trafficking in emotions — often a burst of energy that mirrors the struggle transpiring everyday outside the [...]

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    Kacey Johansing and Meernaa celebrate new releases at Rickshaw

Kacey Johansing and Meernaa celebrate new releases at Rickshaw

A few interconnected musicians are celebrating new releases tomorrow night at Rickshaw Stop, and you should get excited!

Headlining the night is Kacey Johansing, who's releasing her first post-Yesway solo [...]

By |July 19, 2017|Comments Off on Kacey Johansing and Meernaa celebrate new releases at Rickshaw

Photos + Review: Now, Now take a bow

Now, Now (photo: Patric Carver)

Sunday night at Rickshaw Stop was a night of ups and downs. From the moment they stepped on stage, DEM YUUT was a polarizing band. It was [...]

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Photos: Night School at Neck of the Woods

Night School (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Saturday night saw multi-talented band Night School headline at Neck of the Woods, the band switching around on their instruments throughout the show. They were joined by [...]

By |July 18, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Night School at Neck of the Woods

Photos: Headwaves at Hotel Utah

Headwaves (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Bands from wealth of genres performed at the Hotel Utah on July 9, 2017, the headliners being Seattle band Headwaves. They were joined by New York singer Amy Jay [...]

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Review + Photos: All Time Low at Fox Theater

All Time Low (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

All Time Low's Young Renegades Tour brought a mix of new talent, hometown heroes and of course a plethora of catchy indie tunes to the [...]

By |July 11, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: All Time Low at Fox Theater
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    Photos: Behind The Scenes with Frank Iero and Thrice at Concord Pavilion

Photos: Behind The Scenes with Frank Iero and Thrice at Concord Pavilion

 

Frank Iero (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Welp, it happened, Deftones and Rise Against joined forces for a co-headline summer tour with Frank Iero and Thrice.  In the midst of festival season, this show offered [...]

By |July 10, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Behind The Scenes with Frank Iero and Thrice at Concord Pavilion

Review + Photos: Baby Shakes at Hemlock Tavern

Baby Shakes (photo: Robert Alleyne)

“Next up, a girl group with one guy, or a boy group with three girls?” proclaims announcer John Waters while introducing the next band to the [...]

  • Fantastic Negrito at Stern Grove Festival, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos: Fantastic Negrito and Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers at Stern Grove

Photos: Fantastic Negrito and Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers at Stern Grove

Fantastic Negrito (photo: Robert Alleyne)

The 80th annual Stern Grove Festival is in season and some Bay Area bands headlined it last weekend, July 2, 2017. Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers [...]

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Review + Photos: Burger Boogaloo’s fun, filth, and fringe

Iggy Pop (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Burger Boogaloo, a quaint little punk fiesta held at the apex of summertime, pushed open its gates and rolled out its strange, sweat-stained carpet for fun and [...]

Photos: Tycho returns to the Greek

Tycho (photo: Jon Bauer)

Scott Hansen is the founder and driving force of Bay Area techno band Tycho and played to his hometown last Friday night, June 30, 2017 at the [...]

By |July 3, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Tycho returns to the Greek

Review + Photos: ID10T Fest

Chris Hardwick (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Holly festival season Batman!

In a world oversaturated with summer festivals, ID10T brought together one of the most diverse festival crowds to date. For its first year, [...]

By |June 30, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: ID10T Fest