Photos: Heart bring the classics to the Shoreline

Heart (photo: Patric Carver)

Last Wednesday night, August 24, 2016, saw classic rock band Heart take the stage at the historic Shoreline Amphitheater. They were one of many great classic rock [...]

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  • Explosions In The Sky at the Mountain Winery, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Explosions In The Sky at The Mountain Winery

Review + Photos: Explosions In The Sky at The Mountain Winery

Explosions In The Sky (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Monday night, The Mountain Winery Amphitheater in Saratoga was treated to a sonic exploration of symphonic beauty from the instrumental group Explosions In The [...]

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  • X at the Mystic Theatre, by Patric Carver
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    Photos: X + Mike Watt and the Secondmen deliver at the Mystic Theatre

Photos: X + Mike Watt and the Secondmen deliver at the Mystic Theatre

X (photo: Patric Carver)

It was a lineup of some of the most legendary American punk acts at the Mystic Theatre in Petaluma last Monday night, August 29, 2016. LA band [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Aug 17 – 30

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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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Photos: Perfume dazzle at the Warfield

Perfume (photo: Robert Alleyne)

If you were passing by the Warfield on Sunday night, you would have seen a line packed around the block for fans waiting to get into the Perfume [...]

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Photos + Review: Dreamers’ record release show at Amoeba

Dreamers (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

As Dreamers frontman Nick Wold thanked the crowd at Amoeba Music for attending the band’s This Album Does Not Exist release show on August 26, he told the audience that [...]

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  • Zella Day at Somo Village Event Center, by Estefany Gonzalez
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    Review + Photos: Zella Day at Somo Event Center, Rohnert Park

Review + Photos: Zella Day at Somo Event Center, Rohnert Park

Zella Day (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Back in 2015 Zella Day’s song “Hypnotic” brought her music attention. The track, off the album Kicker, earned her a spot on stage at various festivals including [...]

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    Still Whistling After All These Years: Peter Bjorn and John to play Slim’s on Thursday

Still Whistling After All These Years: Peter Bjorn and John to play Slim’s on Thursday

Ten years on, and Peter Bjorn and John’s “Young Folks” is still catchy as hell. Named one of the “Top 15 Whistling Songs” of all time by Rolling Stone [...]

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  • Guided By Voices at The Independent, by Joshua Huver
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    Guided By Voices pack The Independent for 50+ song performance

Guided By Voices pack The Independent for 50+ song performance

Guided By Voices (photo: Joshua Huver)

Guided By Voices put on the most punk rock, balls-to-the-wall and loudest show I can ever remember hearing, and the youngest guy in the band [...]

By |August 29, 2016|6 Comments

Review: Elvis Depressedly make us feel young again

Elvis Depressedly (photo: Marissa Carpenter)

I won't deny I was bummed when I heard that Nicole Dollanganger had dropped off the Elvis Depressedly and Teen Suicide tour, but I respected [...]

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  • Crowd at the 16th Art + Soul Festival, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos: 16th Art + Soul Festival in Oakland topped by Tony! Toni! Toné!

Photos: 16th Art + Soul Festival in Oakland topped by Tony! Toni! Toné!

Tony Toni Toné (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last weekend saw a wide variety of music and entertainment take place in downtown Oakland at the 16th annual Art + Soul Festival. It was [...]

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Photos: Death Valley Girls lead the pack at The Independent

Death Valley Girls (photo: David Evanko)

It was a stacked lineup at The Independent last Friday night with a great lineup of bands with Death Valley Girls rocking the house. Along with [...]

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