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    Review: A rockin’ stroll down sentimental street with Night Ranger

Review: A rockin’ stroll down sentimental street with Night Ranger

Night Ranger (photo: Carla Bova)

Night Ranger put on a show of past-meets-present perfection at the Fillmore in San Francisco.

The Bay Area rock and roll band opened with “Somehow Someway,” the [...]

By |April 10, 2018|2 Comments

Review: HAIM and Lizzo at the Greek Theatre

HAIM (photo: Carly Perkins)

A sea of multicolored ponchos filled up UC Berkeley's Greek Theatre on April 6, as thousands gathered mid-storm for the Sister Sister Sister tour. Hip-hop artist [...]

By |April 10, 2018|Comments Off on Review: HAIM and Lizzo at the Greek Theatre

Review + Photos: Galactic + Turkuaz at the Warfield

Galactic (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Saturday, March 31, the legendary Warfield Theater in San Francisco held a heavyweight showdown that featured two top-class masters in funk: New Orleans funk-heavy jam [...]

By |April 9, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Galactic + Turkuaz at the Warfield

Photos: I’m With Her at Great American Music Hall

I'm With Her (photo: Ria Burman)

I'm With Her brought their See You Around tour to the Great American Music Hall last Tuesday night for a folktastic time. The trio's comprised [...]

By |April 9, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: I’m With Her at Great American Music Hall

Review + Photos: The Darkness at The Regency Ballroom

The Darkness (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Words by Aaron Rubin

The late, great Lemmy Kilmister once referred to The Darkness as a novelty act, and there are still those who are quick to [...]

Review + Photos: Starcrawler at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Starcrawler (photo: Ria Burman)

My ears are still ringing from Tuesday night’s three-band Sea Witch Productions lineup at Brick and Mortar Music Hall, a riotous and visually impressive rock and [...]

By |March 30, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Starcrawler at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Review + Photos: Milk For The Angry at the Elbo Room

Milk For The Angry (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

New Bay Area band Milk For The Angry dropped their psychedelic-y, grunge-y, surf-y debut album, Make Like An Animal, on Thursday and we [...]

By |March 30, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Milk For The Angry at the Elbo Room

Photos: The Go! Team at the Independent

The Go! Team (photo: Ian Young)

British indie-dance-rock band The Go! Team played at the Independent last night in support of their newest album, Semicircle. The band were in full [...]

By |March 30, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: The Go! Team at the Independent
  • Umphrey's McGee at the Fox Theater, by Joshua Huver
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    Photos + Review: Umphrey’s McGee + Organ Freeman at the Fox

Photos + Review: Umphrey’s McGee + Organ Freeman at the Fox

Umphrey's McGee (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Friday, March 23, the heavy-metal stylings of progressive, aggressive rock and roll sextet Umphrey's McGee shook the Fox Theater. From rare song selections, choice [...]

By |March 29, 2018|1 Comment
  • Reptoid at the Elbo Room, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: Conan Neutron and the Secret Friends at the Elbo Room

Review + Photos: Conan Neutron and the Secret Friends at the Elbo Room

Reptoid (photo: Patric Carver)

Last Saturday, the Elbo Room Oakland rolled out its beer-stained carpet to locals looking for things to get loud. Housed in the location of the now-defunct [...]

By |March 28, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Conan Neutron and the Secret Friends at the Elbo Room
  • Californicorns at the Great American Music Hall, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: The Damn Fanatics bring PianoFight to Great American Music Hall

Review + Photos: The Damn Fanatics bring PianoFight to Great American Music Hall

The Damn Fanatics (photo: Patric Carver)

I don’t know about you, but I did not enjoy going to my senior prom. A friend of mine had to remind me of [...]

By |March 27, 2018|1 Comment

SXSW 2018: THICK

CHAI - Hotel Vegas, Sunday, Burgermania

Sunday is always a tough day at SXSW. Everyone is super hung over and dragging, but Japan sent CHAI to put more smiles on [...]

By |March 26, 2018|Comments Off on SXSW 2018: THICK