• Marian Hill at The Fillmore, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos: Marian Hill play to their largest crowd at The Fillmore

Photos: Marian Hill play to their largest crowd at The Fillmore

Marian Hill (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Fresh off their debut album ACT ONE, duo Marian Hill took to the stage last Sunday night, September 25, 2016, to a very enthusiastic and sold out crowd [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Sept 14 – 28

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, [...]

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  • Leon Bridges at The Greek Theater, by Ria Burman
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    Photos + Review: Leon Bridges souled out at The Greek Theater

Photos + Review: Leon Bridges souled out at The Greek Theater

Leon Bridges (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

Leon Bridges headlined the Greek Theater Friday night with a spectacular, high-energy performance, serenading with soulful-smooth vocals and getting down with kick-ass [...]

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  • Dinosaur Jr. at The Independent, by Joshua Huver
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    Photos: Dinosaur Jr. kick off sold-out run at The Independent

Photos: Dinosaur Jr. kick off sold-out run at The Independent

Dinosaur Jr. (photo: Joshua Huver)

Beloved alternative rock pioneers (among many other associated genres) Dinosaur Jr. began the first night of a three-night sold out run at the Independent last night. Joined by [...]

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Photos: Foals, Bear Hands and Kiev all at The Fox

Foals (photo: Jessica Perez)

Last night saw an impressive lineup take the stage at Oakland's Fox Theater where British rock outfit Foals headlined, joined by Bear Hands and Kiev. Our photographer [...]

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Photos: Nothing ‘Strange’ about Garbage at The Masonic

Garbage (photo: Patric Carver)
Touring in support of their 2016 LP "Strange Little Birds," Garbage brought their tour to San Francisco's Masonic last Saturday night, September 24, 2016. The band had [...]

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Photos: Eden at Slim’s

Eden (photo: Jessica Perez)
Last Wednesday night saw Irish electronic music producer and songwriter Eden give a performance at Slim's. Our photographer Jessica Perez has a sampling of photos from the night [...]

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  • Imagery Machine at Brick & Mortar Music Hall, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: Imagery Machine at Brick + Mortar Music Hall

Review + Photos: Imagery Machine at Brick + Mortar Music Hall

Imagery Machine (photo: Ria Burman)
Photos and words by Ria Burman
Imagery Machine, newly formed in November of last year, headlined the Brick & Mortar Monday night, exploding on stage with an interesting mix [...]

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  • Jenny Lewis and The Watson Twins at The Masonic, by Joshua Huver
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    Jenny Lewis welcomed Ben Gibbard to close ‘Rabbit Fur Coat’ tour at The Masonic

Jenny Lewis welcomed Ben Gibbard to close ‘Rabbit Fur Coat’ tour at The Masonic

Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins (photo: Joshua Huver)

If there was any doubt who the queen of indie music is, Jenny Lewis erased any competition with her extravagant return to [...]

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  • Cass McCombs at Great American Music Hall, by Joshua Huver
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    Cass McCombs croons and captivates at Great American Music Hall

Cass McCombs croons and captivates at Great American Music Hall

Cass McCombs (photo: Joshua Huver)

Cass McCombs brought his heavy-hitting, emotionally-charged brand of musicianship to San Francisco on Wednesday, September 14.

The second of his 25-date tour in support of Mangy Love, [...]

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Photos + Review: Bloc Party at Mezzanine

Bloc Party (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Chances for a Bay Area Bloc Party concert looked bleak after the band took a hiatus in 2013. Now, back with a new album and lineup, the [...]

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Review + Photos: Band of Skulls, MOTHERS at The Fillmore

Band of Skulls (photo: Jon Ching)

Last night's show at The Fillmore was a nice sample of the spectrum of modern rock music. MOTHERS showcased an introspective and melodic side [...]

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