• Gregory Alan Isakov at The Fox Theater, by Sara Uduwela
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    Review + Photos: Gregory Alan Isakov backed by The Magik*Magik Orchestra at The Fox Theater

Review + Photos: Gregory Alan Isakov backed by The Magik*Magik Orchestra at The Fox Theater

Gregory Alan Isakov (photo: Sara Uduwela)

Gregory Alan Isakov serenaded a full house at The Fox Theater in Oakland on Wednesday night, August 10, 2016. The South-African born singer-songwriter connected intimately [...]

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Review + Photos: Spindrift, The Love Dimension at Slim’s

Spindrift (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

Spindrift headlined Slim's last Thursday with great support from The Spiral Electric, Os Beaches and the ever awesome The Love Dimension.

The wild [...]

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Review + Photos: Bryan Ferry and LP steam up The Masonic

Bryan Ferry (photo: Jon Bauer)

Words & Photos By Jon Bauer

The opener for Bryan Ferry on Tuesday night at The Masonic couldn't have set the tone for the night any more perfectly. Laura [...]

By |August 11, 2016|2 Comments

Photos: Sunhaze at Brick and Mortar Music Hall

Sunhaze (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Thursday, August 3, 2016, saw local band Sunhaze give a fantastic show at the Brick and Mortar Music Hall. From our photographer Robert Alleyne who took these [...]

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Photos: Bye Bye Blackbirds light up The Ivy Room

The Bye Bye Blackbirds (photo: Patric Carver)

Even though live music the past weekend was largely eclipsed by a certain festival in Golden Gate Park, that didn't mean that there [...]

By |August 8, 2016|1 Comment
  • LCD Soundsystem at the Outside Lands Music Festival 2016, by Daniel Kielman
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    Photos: The music and the fans at the 2016 Outside Lands Music Festival

Photos: The music and the fans at the 2016 Outside Lands Music Festival

Another year, another weekend of fantastic music in Golden Gate Park courtesy of the 2016 Outside Lands Music Festival, three days of sold-out crowds and legendary acts.  For your viewing pleasure, [...]

By |August 8, 2016|1 Comment

The highs and (very few) lows of Outside Lands 2016

Radiohead (all photos: Daniel Kielman)

Everything was not in its right place when the gates opened at this year’s Outside Lands Music Festival. The box office lines were stalled to a [...]

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Review + Photos: Zodiac Death Valley at Hemlock Tavern

Zodiac Death Valley (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

Sea Witch Productions presented a night of off the chain, top quality Bay Area bands at The Hemlock Tavern on Sunday. [...]

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The Bay Abridged: July 20 – Aug 2

(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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Review + Photos: Chase Walker Band at Biscuits and Blues

Chase Walker Band (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

Chase Walker Band performed Thursday night at the cozy, intimate Biscuits and Blues, rocking the blues right out of the room. Chase [...]

By |August 2, 2016|1 Comment

Dead & Company close out their summer at Shoreline

Dead & Company (photo: Joshua Huver)

After a successful summer tour, Dead & Company brought the season to a joyous close on Saturday night at Shoreline, only two days ahead of [...]

By |August 1, 2016|6 Comments
  • The National at The Greek Theater, by Ian Young
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    Photos: The National make it a moody night at the Greek Theater

Photos: The National make it a moody night at the Greek Theater

The National (photo: Ian Young)

Breakout rockers The National played to a packed house at the Greek Theater last Friday night, July 29, 2016. The pensive band have been consistently giving engaging [...]

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