• of Montreal at The Catalyst, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: of Montreal’s stunning, sensual Catalyst performance

Review + Photos: of Montreal’s stunning, sensual Catalyst performance

of Montreal (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Wednesday, April 12, Kevin Barnes and his psychedelic, hyper-sexualized, astutely androgynous theater production that is his band, of Montreal, transformed the Catalyst of Santa [...]

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Photos: Kaleo at the Masonic

Kaleo (photo: Brittany O'Brien)

Icelandic folk rock band Kaleo performed at the Masonic last night, Thursday April 13, 2017. Our photographer Brittany O'Brien was at the concert to capture the gallery [...]

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Photos: SOHN at the Regency Ballroom

SOHN (photo: Jon Bauer)

British singer SOHN brought his music to the Regency Ballroom Wednesday night, April 12, 2017. Joined by Nylo and William Doyle, it was a night of sweet sounds at the [...]

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Review + Photos: Sigur Rós at the Fox Theater

Sigur Rós (photo: Jon Bauer)

Sigur Rós are consistently billed as a post-rock band — but while listening to them in a contemporary context, their music reminds me less of [...]

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  • The Damned at The Fillmore, by Patric Carver
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    Well, I’ll be damned: The Damned destroy audience at the Fillmore

Well, I’ll be damned: The Damned destroy audience at the Fillmore

The Damned (photo: Patric Carver)

1976 was a bleak year in some ways. The Eagles released the lyrical mush "Hotel California" – the soupy go-nowhere tune that’s been over-celebrated by [...]

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Photos: The Go Ahead at the Bottom of the Hill

The Go Ahead (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Local rock band The Go Ahead gave an enthusiastic set last Friday night, April 7, 2017 at Bottom of the Hill. Originally, another local band [...]

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  • Hubba Hubba Review Presents "Crime and Punishment" at the DNA Lounge, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: Crime and Punishment rewards burlesque audience at DNA

Review + Photos: Crime and Punishment rewards burlesque audience at DNA

Hubba Hubba Revue presents "Crime and Punishment" (photo: Patric Carver)

When I was a kid, I loved the television show Cheers. The idea of a bar where everyone knew my [...]

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  • Third Eye Blind at The Chapel, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Third Eye Blind celebrate 20th birthday at the The Chapel

Review + Photos: Third Eye Blind celebrate 20th birthday at the The Chapel

Third Eye Blind (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Thursday, April 6, one of San Francisco's biggest commercial acts celebrated an intimate and rowdy birthday party at The Chapel, a high-profile venue that [...]

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Photos: Great Highway launch new single at the Elbo Room

Great Highway (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Thursday, April 6, 2017, saw local band Great Highway celebrate the launch of their latest single "Dance of Thrones" at the Elbo Room. In support [...]

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  • Clean Bandit at the Fillmore, by Estefany Gonzalez
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    Photos + Review: Clean Bandit, Zara Larsson, Starley at The Fillmore

Photos + Review: Clean Bandit, Zara Larsson, Starley at The Fillmore

Clean Bandit (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Monday night's show at The Fillmore, brought forth an impressive lineup of rising artists for a weeknight. The headliner, English trio Clean Bandit struck it rich — [...]

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  • Alina Baraz at the Great American Music Hall, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos: Alina Baraz soothes two sold-out nights at Great American Music Hall

Photos: Alina Baraz soothes two sold-out nights at Great American Music Hall

Alina Baraz (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Alina Baraz's Let's Get Lost Tour (and the second of two sold-out nights) stopped at the Great American Music Hall last weekend. The music was subtle, warm, and [...]

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Photos: Nouvelle Vague cover up Bimbo’s

Nouvelle Vague (photo: Jon Bauer)

French band Nouvelle Vague center their songs around new wave songs from the 70s and 80s, which is a given seeing as the translation of their name [...]

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