Photos + Review: Second Annual Uncool Halloween Concert

SWMRS (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Growing up in Santa Rosa where all ages venues are few and far between, gave me a special appreciation for house shows and concerts at The Phoenix [...]

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Photos: Tegan and Sara at the Masonic

Tegan and Sara (photo: Ian Young)

Tegan and Sara have steadily built and maintained a devoted fan base and put out some great music over years of essentially doing that, [...]

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Photos: Lucy Rose at the Fillmore

Lucy Rose (photo: Ria Burman)

The humble, fun Lucy Rose played the Fillmorelast week, opening for Paul Weller. The English Rose was accompanied by two musicians, playing bass and mixing [...]

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Review + Photos: Dinosaur Jr. at the Regency Ballroom

Dinosaur Jr. (photo: Patric Carver)

Dinosaur Jr. frontman J. Mascis was once referred to in Rolling Stone as a “shred wizard.” It seems he’s taken the sorcerer imagery to heart, adapting [...]

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Photos: Sparks at the Chapel

Sparks (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Legendary rock band Sparks performed at the Chapel on October 20, 2017. Photographer Aaron Rubin has the gallery below of the classic rock band still delivering after [...]

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Photos + Review: The Used at SF Masonic

The Used (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Celebrating the release of the band's seventh studio album The Canyon after holding a special acoustic performance at Amoeba Music in Berkeley that reached the record stores capacity,  The [...]

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Photos: Oh Wonder at the Fox Theater

Oh Wonder (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Thursday, October 19, 2017, saw quickly-rising duo Oh Wonder sell out the Fox Theater in support of their new album, Ultralife. Jaymes Young opened; you [...]

By |October 27, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Oh Wonder at the Fox Theater

Photos: Joe Bonamassa at the Warfield

Joe Bonamassa (photo: Ria Burman)

Joe Bonamassa's guitar-shredding show with international big-band bonanza blew the rocks off The Warfield, presented by Goldenvoice. With no supporting band, Joe Bonamassa played for [...]

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  • Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at the Independent, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong sell out the Independent, again

Review + Photos: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong sell out the Independent, again

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong (photo: Joshua Huver)

Roughly half an hour before the funky foursome from Baltimore took to the stage and one day before the official release date of [...]

By |October 26, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong sell out the Independent, again
  • Marc E Bassy at the Regency Ballroom, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos + Review: Bebe Rexha and Marc E. Bassy at the Regency Ballroom

Photos + Review: Bebe Rexha and Marc E. Bassy at the Regency Ballroom

Marc E. Bassy (photo: Robert Alleyne)

On Thursday, October 19,

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Photos: Jay Som at Great American Music Hall

Jay Som (photo: Kristin Cofer)

San Francisco's own Jay Som is enjoying a rise in in the indie rock world, and she rocked an enthusiastic crowd at Great American Music [...]

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    Review + Photos: Rolling Loud 2017 with Travis Scott, Lil Wayne, ScHoolBoy Q

Review + Photos: Rolling Loud 2017 with Travis Scott, Lil Wayne, ScHoolBoy Q

Lil Wayne (photo: Regidor Biala)

Rap festival Rolling Loud 2017 brought the ruckus to Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheater over the weekend, featuring some of the genre's biggest names (Travis Scott, [...]

By |October 26, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Rolling Loud 2017 with Travis Scott, Lil Wayne, ScHoolBoy Q