• Tove Lo at The Fox Theater, by Estefany Gonzalez
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    Review + Photos: Tove Lo at The Fox Theater made me want to make bad decisions

Review + Photos: Tove Lo at The Fox Theater made me want to make bad decisions

Tove Lo (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

“Some people say I came out of nowhere,” Tove Nilsson sighed, taking a moment to pause before the onset of the second half of her performance [...]

By |February 13, 2017|1 Comment

Review + Photos: NOTS at Thee Parkside

NOTS (photo: Kaiya Gordon)

I ran into Thee Parkside, Friday Feb 10, because I could hear Sirena Victima playing through the kitchen (that sells the best tater tots). I was [...]

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Photos + Review: Adam Ant delights fans at The Fillmore

Adam Ant (photo: Jon Bauer)

My Lyft driver wound through the rainy streets towards The Fillmore while making small talk. I expressed that I was worried about not being there when [...]

By |February 13, 2017|2 Comments
  • Cave Clove at Uptown Nightclub, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: A unique First Friday showcase at The Uptown

Review + Photos: A unique First Friday showcase at The Uptown

Cave Clove (photo: Patric Carver)

I’m still not quite sure what to make of the show that I saw last Friday at The Uptown. I think that the word 'eclectic' [...]

By |February 8, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: A unique First Friday showcase at The Uptown
  • The Motet at The Fillmore, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: The Motet revisits classic funk at The Fillmore

Review + Photos: The Motet revisits classic funk at The Fillmore

The Motet (photo: Joshua Huver)

Last Saturday, February 4, Colorado’s premier funk-heavy soul machine The Motet sold out The Fillmore and treated the crowd to a two-hour groove clinic featuring [...]

By |February 8, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: The Motet revisits classic funk at The Fillmore
  • Conspiracy Of Beards at The Rickshaw Stop, by Jon Bauer
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    Review + Photos: Conspiracy Of Beards serenade Rickshaw Stop

Review + Photos: Conspiracy Of Beards serenade Rickshaw Stop

Conspiracy of Beards (photo: Jon Bauer)

Rickshaw Stop hosted a special night of rock and roll, country twang, and Leonard Cohen choir music on February 5.

The night started out with The [...]

By |February 7, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Conspiracy Of Beards serenade Rickshaw Stop
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    Review: MUNA plays album release show to devoted crowd at the Rickshaw Stop

Review: MUNA plays album release show to devoted crowd at the Rickshaw Stop

Words by Mark Spero

A year and a half ago, MUNA, made up of singers and multi-instrumentalists Katie Gavin, Josette Maskin, and Naomi McPherson, were playing in their garage. In [...]

By |February 7, 2017|Comments Off on Review: MUNA plays album release show to devoted crowd at the Rickshaw Stop
  • HowellDevine at Biscuits and Blues, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: HowellDevine double up at Biscuits and Blues

Review + Photos: HowellDevine double up at Biscuits and Blues

HowellDevine (photo: Ria Burman)

HowellDevine blues-rock-funked the night away at Biscuits and Blues on Wednesday with double whammy sets at 7:30pm and 9:30pm — both fresh with no repeats. Contagious, [...]

By |February 3, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: HowellDevine double up at Biscuits and Blues

Review + Photos: July Talk gets rowdy at Bottom of the Hill

July Talk (photo: Joshua Huver)

Bottom of the Hill, the small club at the bottom of Potrero Hill in San Francisco, hosted one hell of a rowdy rock show last [...]

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Photos: Deer Park Avenue with Up&Go play at Hotel Utah

Deer Park Avenue (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Rock band Deer Park Avenue has origins in San Francisco and currently operates out of Munich, Germany. But that didn't stop the band from swinging [...]

By |January 31, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Deer Park Avenue with Up&Go play at Hotel Utah
  • Your Fearless Leader at Rickshaw Stop, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: Rickshaw Stop comes out for SF Suicide Prevention benefit

Review + Photos: Rickshaw Stop comes out for SF Suicide Prevention benefit

Your Fearless Leader (photo: Patric Carver)

The Rickshaw Stop was unusually crowded for a Thursday night, but the good people of San Francisco had gathered for a special reason. A small [...]

By |January 31, 2017|3 Comments

Out of mind and losing sight at Lydia Loveless

"Let's have a horrible fucking time tonight!"

Lydia Loveless’ first words to the audience during her Saturday night show at The Independent captured well my feelings up to that moment, [...]

By |January 31, 2017|Comments Off on Out of mind and losing sight at Lydia Loveless