Photos: Hiero Day 2017

Hieroglyphics at Hiero Day (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Labor Day weekend was the annual celebration from the legendary hip-hop Hieroglyphics, the 2017 celebration of Oakland, Hiero Day. As usual the lineup featured tons of [...]

By |September 12, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Hiero Day 2017

Photos: VÉRITÉ at Great American Music Hall

Verite (photo: Ria Burman)

Singer-songwriter VÉRITÉ performed at the Great American Music Hall last week bringing her distinct, ethereal rock-popping sounds to the atmospheric night. Check out her 2017 debut [...]

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Photos: Seattle’s Iffy Comma drop by the Bay

Iffy Comma (photo: Ria Burman)

Iffy Comma passed through the city last week on their West Coast tour, stopping by for a little portrait shoot in the Sunset before heading [...]

By |September 11, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Seattle’s Iffy Comma drop by the Bay

Photos: The Y Axes at 924 Gilman

The Y Axes (photo: Ian Young)

Local band the Y Axes gave a colorful and energetic performance at 924 Gilman in Berkeley last Monday, September 3, 2017. Our photographer Ian [...]

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Photos: Jennifer Hartswick Band at Sweetwater Music Hall

Jennifer Hartswick Band (photo: Ria Burman)

Jennifer Hartswick Band funked the floor on fire at Sweetwater Music Hall Sunday night with beautiful and strong vocals, trumpet shakedowns, bass and beat [...]

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Photos: Yes at the Warfield

Yes (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Legendary progressive rock band Yes performed at the Warfield last weekend, September 1, 2017. Our photographer Aaron Rubin was able to cover the show and capture the [...]

By |September 7, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Yes at the Warfield
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    Photos: Loco Tranquilo, Kendra McKinley at Great American Music Hall

Photos: Loco Tranquilo, Kendra McKinley at Great American Music Hall

Loco Tranquilo (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Saturday night, September 1, 2017, was a big party that doubled as a dance-athon and release party for headliner Loco Tranquilo at the Great American Music [...]

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Photos: Kool Keith at the New Parish

Kool Keith (photo: Ian Young)

The impressive and influential hip-hop legend Kool Keith performed at the New Parish in Oakland last weekend on August 31, 2017. Our photographer Ian Young [...]

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Review + Photos: Rabbit Quinn sells out Cafe du Nord

Rabbit Quinn (photo: Patric Carver)

There’s been a lot of talk about women in media recently. There was the buzz surrounding the heralding economic success of Patty Jenkin’s superhero flick Wonder [...]

By |August 28, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Rabbit Quinn sells out Cafe du Nord

Photos: Psychic Ills at the Chapel

Psychic Ills  (photo: Ria Burman)
Folkyeah presented Psychic Ills at the Chapel Tuesday night with support from LSD and the Search for God and K Skelton for some psych-rocking good [...]

By |August 28, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Psychic Ills at the Chapel

Photos: Flock Of Dimes and Sylvan Esso at the Fox Theater

Flock of Dimes (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

You might recognize songwriter Jenn Wasner from projects such as Wye Oak,  an indie rock duo that composes wonderfully complex tunes with just two musicians. Yet, [...]

By |August 25, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Flock Of Dimes and Sylvan Esso at the Fox Theater

Photos: Grateful Mondays at Terrapin Crossroads

Grateful Mondays (photo: Ria Burman)

Grateful Mondays at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael rocked, featuring Marty Schwartz (who has a sweet guitar teaching YouTube channel here) Josh Martin, Scott Guberman, [...]

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