• The Unlikely Candidates Portraits at Bottom of The Hill, by Estefany Gonzalez
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    Review + Photos: The Unlikely Candidates at Bottom Of The Hill

Review + Photos: The Unlikely Candidates at Bottom Of The Hill

The Unlikely Candidates (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

"I'm sweating my balls off, San Francisco," said The Unlikely Candidates singer Kyle Morris, who was so lost in the band's music, he was dripping [...]

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A night with Ne-Hi in San Francisco

Words by Mark Spero

I met the boys in Ne-Hi two years ago at a concert at Grinnell College in Grinnell Iowa, where they also played a house show and [...]

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Review + Photos: Pond at Great American Music Hall

Pond (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

As the gritty yet beautifully synthesized notes of “Don’t Look Directly At The Sun Or You’ll Go Blind” echoed across the walls of the Great American [...]

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Photos: The Zombies at the UC Theatre

the Zombies (photo: Ria Burman)

The Zombies rocked The UC Theatre Tuesday night, joining in the celebration of the music venue's 1st anniversary with a double whammy of a set. [...]

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PRF BBQ shakes up East Bay for the fourth time

Conan Neutron and the Secret Friends (photo: Patric Carver)

PRF BBQ is a traveling music festival that hits cities around the United States each year. Born from discussions on Steve [...]

By |April 27, 2017|3 Comments

Photos: PRF BBQ West travels across Oakland

Beat Drun Juel (photo: Patric Carver)

Last weekend saw the traveling music festival PRF BBQ West 2017 come to the Bay Area, the first day at the Night Light in Oakland, [...]

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Photos: 888, Coast Modern, Sundara Karma at Slim’s

888 (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Alt Nation's Advanced Placement Tour, a 22-date tour presented by SiriusXM, brought together a collection of up-and-coming artists to Slim's earlier this week. The tour features Sundara Karma, [...]

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  • Harley Quinn at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos: The fans and sights of the 2017 Silicon Valley Comic Con

Photos: The fans and sights of the 2017 Silicon Valley Comic Con

Silicon Valley Comic Con (photo: Robert Alleyne)

The second year of the Silicon Valley Comic Con came last weekend to San Jose and the fans delivered. The event showcased a number of [...]

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Oakland’s Rays turn it up with debut album

It's rare to find garage rock that sounds as authentic as Rays' self-titled debut. The no-care groove of this Oakland-based group delivers a jangly pop-forward collection of tracks that [...]

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The divine cohesion of Pile

Words by Jordan Martich

Rick Maguire, guitarist and singer from the Boston-based band Pile, has made many transformations away from the acoustic solo project he started 10 years ago. They've [...]

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Photos: San Fermin + Low Roar at the Independent

San Fermin (photo: Ian Young)

In support of their recently-released third album, Belong, Brooklyn rock band San Fermin and Low Roar performed at the Independent Monday night, April 24, 2017. [...]

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Photos: Taylor Bennett at Rickshaw Stop

Words + Photos by Polaroid Jay

April 22nd, 2017. Taylor Bennett at Brick & Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco. Opening acts and DJs that performed were definitely getting the crowd [...]

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