Photos: Joseph at the Fillmore

Joseph (photo: Norm deVeyra)

The three sisters Natalie Closner Schepman, Allison Closner, and Meegan Closner make up the American folk band Joseph, and they performed at the Fillmore Sunday night [...]

By |October 25, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Joseph at the Fillmore

Photos: Half Alive at the Great American Music Hall

Half Alive (photo: Norm deVeyra)

Long Beach rock band Half Alive are hot on the release of their debut album, Now, Not Yet, and are growing their fan base. They [...]

By |October 25, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Half Alive at the Great American Music Hall

Review + Photos: Tyler Childers at the Fox Theater

Tyler Childers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Here’s something I didn’t realize until last Friday. Tyler Childers is a heartthrob. The guy who stands at the microphone like he just [...]

By |October 25, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Tyler Childers at the Fox Theater
  • Sound Jose: The Spooky Show
    Permalink Sound Jose: The Spooky ShowGallery

    Get spooky at the Flea with Kiva Uhuru, Swells and the Lunatics and more

Get spooky at the Flea with Kiva Uhuru, Swells and the Lunatics and more

I know some people who start their Halloween plans on November 1 of the previous year, so it's very likely that, if you're one of those folks, you already [...]

By |October 24, 2019|Comments Off on Get spooky at the Flea with Kiva Uhuru, Swells and the Lunatics and more

Review + Photos: Joe Bonamassa at the Paramount Theater

Joe Bonamassa (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Ah, the guitar. Such a fabulous instrument — so versatile and emotive. When placed in the right hands the guitar can sing, squeal, [...]

By |October 22, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Joe Bonamassa at the Paramount Theater

Photos: Thom Yorke and Andrea Belfi at the Greek Theatre

Thom Yorke (photo: Jon Bauer)

One of the most influential singers in modern music, Thom Yorke performed an astounding show at the Greek Theatre last Friday night in support of [...]

By |October 21, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Thom Yorke and Andrea Belfi at the Greek Theatre

Photos: Grace Kelly at Yoshi’s

Grace Kelly (photo: Ria Burman)

Grace Kelly returned to Yoshi's filling the venue for a jazzy night of skill and splendor.

Fresh from winning the John Lennon Songwriting Award for Best [...]

By |October 17, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Grace Kelly at Yoshi’s

Review + Photos: Ride at the Regency Ballroom

Ride (photo: Patric Carver)

Ride came back to San Francisco to play a packed show at the Regency Ballroom.

Opening act Spirit of the Beehive had a bright and beautiful sound that, much like [...]

By |October 17, 2019|1 Comment

Review + Photos: IDLES at the Fillmore

IDLES (photo: William Wayland)
Words by Elaine Blakely

I’m front and center, pushing against the barrier protecting myself as waves of bodies collide behind me. Why am I doing this again? At [...]

By |October 16, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: IDLES at the Fillmore
  • Permalink Gallery

    Photos: Rolling Loud 2019 with G-Eazy, Megan Thee Stallion and more

Photos: Rolling Loud 2019 with G-Eazy, Megan Thee Stallion and more

YG (all photos: Salihah Saadiq)

Yet again, hip-hop festival Rolling Loud 2019 rolled through Oracle Arena and overflowed with talent. The festival always has great variety in rap, from the major players (YG, [...]

By |October 16, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Rolling Loud 2019 with G-Eazy, Megan Thee Stallion and more

Review + Photos: Morcheeba at the Midway

Morcheeba (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Rewind: It’s 1998 and I am in Amsterdam for the second time. As I sit in one of the city's famed “coffee houses,” high [...]

By |October 15, 2019|2 Comments

Photos: Aldous Harding at Slim’s

Aldous Harding (photo: Jon Bauer)

Saturday night saw Aldous Harding deliver a fantastic sold-out show to a passionate crowd at Slim's. The New Zealand singer is riding high off of [...]

By |October 15, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Aldous Harding at Slim’s