• Bob Weir at Sound Summit 2018, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Sound Summit 2018 at the Mountain Amphitheater

Review + Photos: Sound Summit 2018 at the Mountain Amphitheater

Herbie Hancock (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Up the slopes of Mount Tamalpais, up winding roads that pass by groves of Bay Laurel trees and Manzanita scrub, one comes upon [...]

By |September 14, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Sound Summit 2018 at the Mountain Amphitheater
  • Taylor McFerrin & Marcus Gilmore at SFJAZZ, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: Cecile McLorin Salvant + Taylor McFerrin at SFJAZZ

Review + Photos: Cecile McLorin Salvant + Taylor McFerrin at SFJAZZ

Cecile McLorin Salvant & Sullivan Fortner (photo: Ria Burman)

SFJAZZ kicked off their autumn season opening night with their signature champagne and truffle offerings amidst the phenomenally fresh, jaw-dropping four-day [...]

By |September 12, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Cecile McLorin Salvant + Taylor McFerrin at SFJAZZ
  • The Silk Road Truckers at Transbay Transit Center Rooftop Garden, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: The Silk Road Truckers at the Transbay Transit Center Rooftop Garden

Review + Photos: The Silk Road Truckers at the Transbay Transit Center Rooftop Garden

The Silk Road Truckers (photo: Ria Burman)

Trixie Rasputin Presents LunchBox Music, a series of local bands and singer songwriters, offering acoustic lunch break musical musings on Fridays atop the [...]

By |September 12, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Silk Road Truckers at the Transbay Transit Center Rooftop Garden

Photos: The Y Axes at the Bottom of the Hill

The Y Axes (photo: Ian Young)

One of San Francisco's most energetic bands the Y Axes gave a great performance at Bottom of the Hill to close out August. In [...]

By |September 11, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: The Y Axes at the Bottom of the Hill

Photos: The Band Ice Cream at Rickshaw Stop

The Band Ice Cream (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

After a long tour starting in New York City, The Band Ice Cream returned to San Francisco with a party (complete [...]

By |September 10, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: The Band Ice Cream at Rickshaw Stop

Review + Photos: DJ QBert Skratch Seminar

DJ QBert (photo: Ian Young)

Imagine learning how to play the cello from Yo Yo Ma. Or the guitar from Jimmy Page. Or the accordion from, uh, Weird Al? For [...]

By |September 6, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: DJ QBert Skratch Seminar
  • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre, by Ian Young
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    Photos: Aimee Mann and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre

Photos: Aimee Mann and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit (photo: Ian Young)

Southern rock group Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit came to the Bay's Greek Theatre to perform with the always-wonderful and [...]

By |September 6, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Aimee Mann and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The Greek Theatre

Photos: The Regrettes at the Chapel

The Regrettes (photo: Ian Young)

Rising LA punk-rock band the Regrettes gave an energetic and fun show at the Chapel last week. There was plenty of moshing amid the crowd as the [...]

By |September 4, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: The Regrettes at the Chapel
  • Tommy Alexander at The Crepe Place, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Tommy Alexander + Taylor Kingman at the Crepe Place

Review + Photos: Tommy Alexander + Taylor Kingman at the Crepe Place

Tommy Alexander (photo: Joshua Huver)

"Never miss a Sunday show" is something you might have heard if you often see live performances. That was true of this past Sunday, August 26, [...]

By |September 4, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Tommy Alexander + Taylor Kingman at the Crepe Place

Photos: Pure Bathing Culture at Cafe du Nord

Pure Bathing Culture (photo: Ian Young)

Portland duo Pure Bathing Culture performed at Cafe du Nord. Originally members of Vetiver, Sarah Versprille and Daniel Hindman formed their own band and [...]

By |August 28, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Pure Bathing Culture at Cafe du Nord

Photos: Taj Mahal at SFJAZZ

Taj Mahal (photo: Ria Burman)

Taj Mahal delivered a spectacular show with his groovy trio at SFJAZZ Sunday night. Playing a sweet mix of blues, jazz and calypso infused tunes, [...]

By |August 27, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Taj Mahal at SFJAZZ
  • San Geronimo at Terrapin Crossroads, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: San Geronimo performs ‘Abbey Road’ at Terrapin Crossroads

Review + Photos: San Geronimo performs ‘Abbey Road’ at Terrapin Crossroads

San Geronimo (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

When the Beatles released Abbey Road in 1969, the band was in great turmoil and on the verge of breaking up. Although the [...]

By |August 27, 2018|Comments Off on Review + Photos: San Geronimo performs ‘Abbey Road’ at Terrapin Crossroads