• The Blank Tapes at The Independent, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: The Blank Tapes, Killer Whale at the Independent

Review + Photos: The Blank Tapes, Killer Whale at the Independent

The Blank Tapes (photo: Ria Burman)

One of my favorite locals bands played the Independent Friday night. If you love groovy, funky, chill beats and have yet to hear Killer [...]

By |July 24, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Blank Tapes, Killer Whale at the Independent
  • Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators at The Warfield, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators at the Warfield

Review + Photos: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators at the Warfield

Slash (photo: Ria Burman)

Dirty Honey opened the show at The Warfield with electric energy and rock and roll righteousness, warming up the already buzzing crowd, some having traveled from [...]

By |July 19, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators at the Warfield

Review + Photos: Vulfpeck at the Greek Theatre

Vulfpeck's Woody Goss (left) and Jack Stratton (right) (photo: Joshua Huver)

Vulfpeck has been one of the fastest-growing internet-funk bands around the world thanks in large part to the genius [...]

By |July 17, 2019|3 Comments

Photos: Monsieur Periné at SF Jazz Center

Monsieur Periné (photo: Ian Young)

Bogotá-based musical ensemble Monsieur Periné performed a very rousing set at SFJAZZ, lead by the wonderful pipes of singer Catalina García who sings in a [...]

By |July 16, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Monsieur Periné at SF Jazz Center

Review + Photos: Royal Jelly Jive at Sweetwater Music Hall

Royal Jelly Jive (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

It’s my first time experiencing the Sonoma County jazzy-cabaret, soul-filled band Royal Jelly Jive. I have heard good things about them over [...]

By |July 16, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Royal Jelly Jive at Sweetwater Music Hall

10 years on, Burger Boogaloo stays strange

In the years that I've been attending Burger Boogaloo, the festival heights exponentially grew each year. Two years ago, Iggy Pop did his best Alex Honnold impression and scaled the [...]

By |July 11, 2019|Comments Off on 10 years on, Burger Boogaloo stays strange

Photos: Priests at Starline Social Club

Priests (photo: Ian Young)

Starline Social Club hosted a one-two punch of in-your-face performances Saturday night. Priests, whose latest album The Seduction of Kansas is one of the year's best [...]

By |July 1, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Priests at Starline Social Club

Photos: The third annual Clusterfest returns to the city

Craig Robinson and the Nasty Delicious (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

The festival that combines comedy, music, and art known as Clusterfest returned to San Francisco once again to supply the city with [...]

By |June 28, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: The third annual Clusterfest returns to the city

Photos: Tacocat at the Chapel

Tacocat (photo: Kristin Cofer)

Seattle punk band Tacocat gave a very passionate show at the Chapel this week in support of their latest release, This Mess is a Place. Opening for [...]

By |June 28, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Tacocat at the Chapel

Review: Clusterfest 2019 stumbles through Civic Center

Drunk History (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

Words by Tim Draut and Dariush Azmoudeh

Last weekend, Clusterfest took over Civic Center Plaza for three days in its third annual year. Although I was [...]

By |June 27, 2019|Comments Off on Review: Clusterfest 2019 stumbles through Civic Center

Photos: Charly Bliss at the New Parish

Charly Bliss (photo: Norm deVeyra)

Charly Bliss may sound like the work of a solo project, but the New York four-piece are actually quite a connected rock band that perform [...]

By |June 27, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Charly Bliss at the New Parish

Photos: The Felice Brothers + Johnathan Rice at the Chapel

(photos: Ben Einstein)

Johnathan Rice and the Felice Brothers charmed fans both new and old at the Chapel last Wednesday night.

The evening began with hushed set by Johnathan Rice, [...]

By |June 24, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: The Felice Brothers + Johnathan Rice at the Chapel