Review + Photos: Circles Around The Sun at Cornerstone

Circles Around The Sun (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

The language of music is profound and universal. It speaks to our souls on a level that, for the most part, [...]

By |November 28, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Circles Around The Sun at Cornerstone
  • Spafford at the Great American Music Hall, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Spafford wrap tour with three nights around the Bay

Review + Photos: Spafford wrap tour with three nights around the Bay

Spafford (photo: Joshua Huver)

Beginning in Santa Cruz November 15 and ending with an SF double-header at Great American Music Hall, Arizona-based funk band Spafford closed out a 20-date fall tour [...]

By |November 27, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Spafford wrap tour with three nights around the Bay

Review + Photos: Khruangbin at the Catalyst

Khruangbin (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Tuesday, November 13, Khruangbin brought a sold-out surf party to life at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz. With two albums under their belt, the band [...]

By |November 21, 2018|1 Comment
  • The Breath at Norwich Arts Centre, by Ria Burman
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    Beyond The Bay: The Breath at Norwich Arts Centre in Norwich

Beyond The Bay: The Breath at Norwich Arts Centre in Norwich

The Breath (photo: Ria Burman)

With great support from Chalky Seas and Milly Hirst, Manchester's the Breath brought their powerful and enchanting sounds to Norwich Arts Centre for a night [...]

By |November 21, 2018|Comments Off on Beyond The Bay: The Breath at Norwich Arts Centre in Norwich
  • Kacey Johansing at St. Pancras Old Church, London, by Robert Alleyne
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    Beyond The Bay: Kacey Johansing interview at the St. Pancras Old Church, London

Beyond The Bay: Kacey Johansing interview at the St. Pancras Old Church, London

On a cold, misty, November 8th evening in London, England, Kacey Johansing, the former Bay Area musician, now living in LA, played two sold-out shows opening for Haley at [...]

By |November 20, 2018|Comments Off on Beyond The Bay: Kacey Johansing interview at the St. Pancras Old Church, London

Review + Photos: BAND-MAID at the Chapel

BAND-MAID (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

What can I tell you about BAND-MAID?

They are a heavy metal rock and roll group from Tokyo.

They have fans all over the world who [...]

By |November 19, 2018|6 Comments

Photos: Tank and The Bangas at the UC Theatre

Tank and The Bangas (photo: Jon Bauer)

It was a sold-out show last week at the UC Theatre as Tank and the Bangas and Big Freedia took the stage to bring [...]

By |November 16, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Tank and The Bangas at the UC Theatre
  • Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center

Review + Photos: Ace Of Cups at the Mill Valley Community Center

The Ace of Cups (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

It was 1966, the psychedelic era was just about in full swing, and rock and roll was becoming the voice of [...]

By |November 16, 2018|1 Comment

Down The 5: mewithoutYou, Smidley at the Teragram Ballroom

Touring in support of their seventh studio album, [Untitled], the Philadelphia post-hardcore band mewithoutYou tore through a long and aggressive set at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on [...]

By |November 15, 2018|Comments Off on Down The 5: mewithoutYou, Smidley at the Teragram Ballroom

Review + Photos: Tyler Childers at the Fillmore

Tyler Childers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Tyler Childers released his breakthrough album, Purgatory, in August 2017. Even before I had listened all the way through I had tickets to [...]

By |November 14, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Tyler Childers at the Fillmore
  • The Leonard Cohen Festival at Swedish American Hall, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: The San Francisco Leonard Cohen Festival at Swedish American Hall

Photos: The San Francisco Leonard Cohen Festival at Swedish American Hall

The San Francisco Leonard Cohen Festival (photo: Jon Bauer)

San Francisco’s Conspiracy of Beards is a 30-member male choir that hosted a special evening honoring the illustrious Leonard Cohen at the [...]

By |November 9, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: The San Francisco Leonard Cohen Festival at Swedish American Hall
  • Metallica at the Masonic, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: Metallica: Helping Hands Benefit Concert + Auction at the Masonic

Photos: Metallica: Helping Hands Benefit Concert + Auction at the Masonic

Metallica (photo: Jon Bauer)

Over the weekend, the Masonic hosted a benefit for All Within My Hands (AWMH), a nonprofit foundation focused on creating sustainable communities by tackling the issues of [...]

By |November 8, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Metallica: Helping Hands Benefit Concert + Auction at the Masonic