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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  • The J-Pop Summit at the Fort Mason Center, by Ian Young
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    Photos + Review: The 2016 J-Pop Summit expands and astounds at Fort Mason Center

Photos + Review: The 2016 J-Pop Summit expands and astounds at Fort Mason Center

The 2016 J-Pop Summit (photo: Ian Young)

Photos & Words by Ian Young

For two days in July, all things Japanese took over the Fort Mason Center in a sensory explosion of [...]

By |August 1, 2016|1 Comment
  • Leilani Wolfgramm at the Elbo Room, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos: Leilani Wolfgramm and some special guests at the Elbo Room

Photos: Leilani Wolfgramm and some special guests at the Elbo Room

Leilani Wolfgramm (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Attendees at last night's headlining performance by reggae singer Leilani Wolfgramm from Florida at the Elbo Room were in for a treat when surprise guests CRSB [...]

By |July 29, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: Leilani Wolfgramm and some special guests at the Elbo Room

Review + Photos: The Yardbirds at Yoshi’s

The Yardbirds (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

The Yardbirds performed a sold~out show at Yoshi's on Tuesday night, enjoying a standing ovation thanks to a delightful repertoire of new and [...]

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Photos: James Cavern, Gabriela, Steely Nash at Hotel Utah

James Cavern & Gabriela (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last night at the Hotel Utah saw a trio of distinct voices share their sound with an intimate crowd. While he may be known to [...]

By |July 27, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: James Cavern, Gabriela, Steely Nash at Hotel Utah