Review + Photos: Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Oracle

Red Hot Chili Peppers (photo: Ria Burman)

The Red Hot Chili Peppers funky-punk rocked their sold out show at the Oracle Arena Sunday night, performing a sweet mixture of new [...]

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Photos: Dan AKA Dan at Gray Area as part of CAAMFest

Dan AKA Dan  (photo: Robert Alleyne)

CAAMFest celebrated their 35th year in activity and is still going on this week, but last week saw (as part of their musical performance entitled Directions [...]

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Photos: Bebe Rexha delights at the Regency Ballroom

Bebe Rexha (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Singer Bebe Rexha gave an incredibly satisfying performance to a sold-out crowd at the Regency Ballroom last Saturday night, March 11, 2017. The biggest surprise of the [...]

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Photos: Jamie Isaac at PopScene

Jamie Isaac (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Over the years, Popscene has put together some of the most epic indie club nights in San Francisco. The nights usually combine DJ tunes and up-and-coming [...]

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Photos: Chasms and Pure Bathing Culture at the Chapel

Chasms (photo: Kristin Cofer)

Recently located to southern California, Chasms performed at The Chapel last Friday evening, March 10, 2017. It was a touching performance as one of the members of the band, Sky [...]

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Photos: Wax Idols at the Starline Social Club

Wax Idols (photo: Kristin Cofer)

Bay area rockers Wax Idols performed at the Starline Social Club last Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Our photographer Kristin Cofer has these photographs from the [...]

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    Review: A devoted crowd joins The Japanese House at the Chapel

Review: A devoted crowd joins The Japanese House at the Chapel

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On Wednesday, March 8, The Chapel had another sold out show, fans packing into the intimidate hall to see The Japanese House and Blaise Moore.  This [...]

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Photos: Ghostface Killah in full force at Yoshi’s

Ghostface Killah (photo: Ria Burman)

Ghostface Killah performed at Yoshi's in Oakland Tuesday night supported by Free Murda. Big puffs of green smoke clouds floated by on stage and in [...]

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Review + Photos: Chicano Batman at the Fillmore

Chicano Batman (photo: Robert Alleyne)

To my eye, at least one-in-three audience members in Chicano Batman’s San Francisco crowd was wearing Chicano Batman merch. Excited fans––families, couples, groups of friends, and [...]

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    Photos: Rachel Lark debuts concert film experience at DNA Lounge

Photos: Rachel Lark debuts concert film experience at DNA Lounge

Rachel Lark (photo: Robert Alleyne)

After a successful Kickstarter campaign which raised over $23,000, Rachel Lark performed the premiere of her live concert film experience, Studies Have Shown, to a packed [...]

Photos: Dr. Octagon and the whole crew at the Independent

Dr. Octagon (photo: Ian Young)

Hot off the news of a massive vinyl box set, Dr. Octagon (Kool Keith) performed a magnificent set to a sold-out crowd at the Independent on Monday [...]

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Noise Pop: Adia Victoria and the ‘White Gaze’

Adia Victoria (photo: Kaiya Gordon)

“So the question that naturally emerges is simple,” Jenn M. Jackson writes in her 2015 essay, “We Done Told Y’all What’s Up”. “What are the rules?” [...]

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