Photos: The Growlers at the Independent

The Growlers (photo: Ria Burman)

The Growlers surf-rocked the Independent for four consecutive sold-out shows ending Monday night with a mighty, lengthy set. The crowd moshed and boogied to the [...]

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Photos: Locus Pocus at Neck of the Woods

Locus Pocus (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Bay Area band on the rise Locus Pocus performed at Neck of the Woods last weekend, September 9, 2017. They gave a pretty epic performance with [...]

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Review + Photos: The Bye Bye Blackbirds at the Ivy Room

The Bye Bye Blackbirds (photo: Patric Carver)

Bradley Skaught, frontman for The Bye Bye Blackbirds stepped up to the mic and asked the crowd: “Does it feel like Saturday night?”

The response [...]

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Photos: Grace Kelly at SFJAZZ

Grace Kelly (photo: Ria Burman)
Grace Kelly sax-jazzed the night away at SFJAZZ with double-whammy sets. Emitting a fiery, but sweet, energy on stage, Grace Kelly played sax with gusto [...]

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Review + Photos: Lake Street Dive at the Mountain Winery

Rachel Price and McDuck of Lake Street Drive (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Saturday night, August 26, the Mountain Winery was alive with an old-school soul coming from a younger act [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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