• The Dandy Warhols at The Fillmore, by Patric Carver
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    Photos + Review: The Dandy Warhols overflow with sound at The Fillmore

Photos + Review: The Dandy Warhols overflow with sound at The Fillmore

The Dandy Warhols (photo: Patric Carver)

The Dandy Warhols gathered the masses at The Fillmore Saturday, December 17, 2016 for the last show of their US tour before heading overseas [...]

By |December 20, 2016|3 Comments
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    You are what you love: Rob Goodman’s six favorite Bay Area shows in 2016

You are what you love: Rob Goodman’s six favorite Bay Area shows in 2016

The Cure, May 2016 (photo: Rob Goodman)

Year after year, I’m reminded that among all the chaos in the world — especially during this tempestuous time in the United States [...]

By |December 20, 2016|1 Comment
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    Everything was illuminated in the light of Solange at Starline Social Club

Everything was illuminated in the light of Solange at Starline Social Club

Words by Apryl Fuentes and photos by Azha Luckman of Shade Zine

Everything was illuminated under the light of the cold moon on this special night in Oakland. We stood [...]

By |December 20, 2016|1 Comment
  • Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret Presents Wilde Women at the Great Star Theater, by Patric Carver
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    Photos + Review: Misfits make merry at Kat Robichaud’s Wilde Women Cabaret

Photos + Review: Misfits make merry at Kat Robichaud’s Wilde Women Cabaret

Wilde Women Cabaret (photo: Patric Carver)

Before I had the pleasure of seeing Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret perform for the first time, I thought that cabaret was somewhat of a [...]

By |December 19, 2016|Comments Off on Photos + Review: Misfits make merry at Kat Robichaud’s Wilde Women Cabaret

David Bazan’s ‘Dark Sacred Night’ in San Francisco

David Bazan (photo: Rob Goodman)

“I am finding the shows cathartic and have really been leaning into that...and I’m having a good time doing it.”

David Bazan, the former songwriter and frontman [...]

By |December 16, 2016|Comments Off on David Bazan’s ‘Dark Sacred Night’ in San Francisco
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    Former local band, Low Red Land, reuniting for Treefort Music Festival

Former local band, Low Red Land, reuniting for Treefort Music Festival

Earlier  this month, fans of San Francisco’s local music scene were treated to a surprising bit of welcome news: Low Red Land, a rock trio that made this city [...]

By |December 15, 2016|2 Comments
  • Green Day at Not So Silent Night 2016, by SarahJayn Kemp
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    Photos: All the big bands and more from Not So Silent Night 2016

Photos: All the big bands and more from Not So Silent Night 2016

Phantogram (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

Live 105's annual Christmas rock show celebration Not So Silent Night was another astounding success, filling Oakland's Oracle Arena with a lot of the stadium rock stars [...]

By |December 13, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: All the big bands and more from Not So Silent Night 2016

Photos: Moderat and Telefon Tel Aviv delight at The Fox

Moderat (photo: Ian Young)

Joshua Eustis, aka Telefon Tel Aviv, played his first-ever show in Oakland at The Fox Theater, along with Berlin's Moderat, the greater-than-the-sum-of-its-parts mash-up of electronic duo Modeselektor [...]

By |December 13, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: Moderat and Telefon Tel Aviv delight at The Fox
  • Green Day at Not So Silent Night 2016, by SarahJayn Kemp
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    Photos + Review: Green Day breathe life into Night 2 of Not So Silent Night

Photos + Review: Green Day breathe life into Night 2 of Not So Silent Night

Green Day (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

The final night of Live 105’s Not So Silent Night was a packed event with supporting acts Day Wave, K. Flay, Phantogram, The Head and the [...]

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Sorority Noise raised heavy hearts at Swedish American Hall

“Maybe I'm not the person that I never wanted to be,” Cameron Boucher affirms as the music quells momentarily beneath him, before roaring back scuzzy, peppy, and potent. The [...]

By |December 12, 2016|Comments Off on Sorority Noise raised heavy hearts at Swedish American Hall
  • blink-182 at Not So Silent Night 2016, by SarahJayn Kemp
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    Blink-182 close out Night 1 of Live 105’s Not So Silent Night

Blink-182 close out Night 1 of Live 105’s Not So Silent Night

blink-182 (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

The Blink-182 Greatest Hits CD was the first album I ever purchased on my own. I downloaded the LP from the iTunes Store after my sister took [...]

By |December 12, 2016|2 Comments

Photos: Live 105 Club Not So Silent Night at Mezzanine

How To Dress Well (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Live 105 Club Not So Silent Night offered an intimate night of music in comparison to its sister festival Not So Silent Night at the [...]

By |December 12, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: Live 105 Club Not So Silent Night at Mezzanine