Photos: Meernaa at Starline Social Club

Meernaa (photo: Ian Young)

Oakland's Meernaa threw a party on Saturday night at Starline Social Club to celebrate the release of their first full length, Heart Hunger. Playing with string [...]

By |August 7, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Meernaa at Starline Social Club
  • Victoria George and The High Lonesome at the Sweetwater Music Hall, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Victoria George and the High Lonesome at Sweetwater Music Hall

Review + Photos: Victoria George and the High Lonesome at Sweetwater Music Hall

Victoria George and The High Lonesome (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Marin County singer-songwriter Victoria George’s music is a sonic cocktail of sorts. Add one part folk, two parts twangy-country, [...]

By |August 7, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Victoria George and the High Lonesome at Sweetwater Music Hall
  • Sarah Shook & The Disarmers at the Bottom of the Hill, by William Wayland
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    Review + Photos: Sarah Shook + the Disarmers at Bottom of the Hill

Review + Photos: Sarah Shook + the Disarmers at Bottom of the Hill

Sarah Shook & the Disarmers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

I cannot get “Good as Gold” out of my head — and that’s a good thing. Sarah Shook & the Disarmers [...]

By |August 7, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Sarah Shook + the Disarmers at Bottom of the Hill

Review + Photos: Kim Petras at Mezzanine

From the tube dresses and costume jewelry to the bottle service, the floors of Mezzanine had more of a weekend blowout vibe than a mid-week slump, thanks to pop-superstar-in-the-making [...]

By |August 2, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Kim Petras at Mezzanine
  • Incandescent Body by Post:Ballet starring Star Amerasu and The Living Earth Show at Heron Arts, by Ian Young
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    Photos: ‘Incandescent Body’ by Post:Ballet and Star Amerasu at Heron Arts

Photos: ‘Incandescent Body’ by Post:Ballet and Star Amerasu at Heron Arts

Incandescent Body (photo: Ian Young)

We went behind the scenes of Post:Ballet's ambitious and awe-inspiring multi-disciplinary show Incandescent Body, which brought singer Star Amerasu's deeply personal songs to life. Featuring [...]

By |July 31, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: ‘Incandescent Body’ by Post:Ballet and Star Amerasu at Heron Arts

Photos: The Beths at the Independent

The Beths (photo: Ian Young)

New Zealand's the Beths headlined an incredible night of music at the Independent on Friday, playing cuts from their latest album Future Me Hates Me [...]

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  • The Head And The Heart at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: The Head and the Heart at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Review + Photos: The Head and the Heart at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

The Head And The Heart (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

One of my main influences in the discovery of new music is my teenage daughter. Thanks to her I have [...]

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Photos: Robyn at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Robyn (photo: Ian Young)

Swedish pop star Robyn stopped by Bill Graham Civic Auditorium last Thursday night in support of last year's excellent album, Honey. The animated singer danced on [...]

By |July 30, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Robyn at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Review + Photos: Toots and the Maytals at Stern Grove

Toots & The Maytals (photo: Ria Burman)

Stern Grove Music Festival, celebrating its 82nd season, hosted a double-whammy of talent with Lee Fields and the Expressions and Toots and the [...]

By |July 30, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Toots and the Maytals at Stern Grove

Review + Photos: Undiscovered SF

Jocelyn Enriquez (photo: Regidor Biala)

Hyped by a studio pics challenge on Instagram and a beloved freestyle great hits mix, Undiscovered SF's third season opener delivered on its promise and [...]

By |July 25, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Undiscovered SF
  • War Stories at the Swedish American Hall, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: ‘Punk Rock Storytelling: War Stories’ at Swedish American Hall

Review + Photos: ‘Punk Rock Storytelling: War Stories’ at Swedish American Hall

War Stories (photo: Patric Carver)

They say that you care less about what other people think about you as you age.

Imagine what would happen if you didn't give a shit [...]

  • Hellman Summer Stomp at the Sweetwater Music Hall, Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Hellman Summer Stomp at the Sweetwater Music Hall

Review + Photos: Hellman Summer Stomp at the Sweetwater Music Hall

Hellman Summer Stomp (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

If ever there were a family tree that has grown strong and has deep roots in the musical community of the SF [...]

By |July 24, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Hellman Summer Stomp at the Sweetwater Music Hall