Turkuaz (photo: Joshua Huver)
The last decade has seen an incredible growth in quality and quantity of properly revitalized funk bands coming out of Boston and Brooklyn.
Turkuaz, a nine-piece, self-proclaimed "powerfunk" [...]
Dead & Company (photo: Joshua Huver)
Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann, with John Mayer and featuring Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti, better known collectively as Dead & Company, opened [...]
Blonde Redhead (photo: Ian Young)
Beloved alternative rock band Blonde Redhead played to a sold-out crowd at the Independent last night, Tuesday May 24, 2016. The band brought their unique dreamy-noise-rock [...]
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, a heat [...]
Vetiver (photo: Joshua Huver)
Andy Cabic's Vetiver wrapped an extensive tour Wednesday night with a two-hour homecoming show at the Independent in San Francisco.
"We drove straight through from Chicago to be [...]
"We are in the middle of a slow-motion, 20-year tour here in San Francisco," joked Matthew Caws, lead singer and guitarist behind indie rock favorites Nada Surf. On Friday, [...]
Disclosure (photo: Jon Bauer)
Brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence brought their electronic music force known as Disclosure to the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium last weekend on Saturday night, May 21, 2016. The band has [...]
Andrew Bird (photo: Jon Bauer)
Accomplished singer-songwriter Andrew Bird made his Masonic debut on Monday night to a nearly sold-out audience.
Touring in support of his 12th studio album, Are You Serious?, Bird has [...]
The Thermals (photo: Ian Young)
It was a night of punk rock momentum at the Chapel as Portland's beloved The Thermals headlined the venue, joined by the Bay's own The Y [...]
Mura Masa (photo: Joshua Hernandez)
British electronic producer and multi-instrumentalist Mura Masa played the Independent last Thursday, May 12, 2016. He only has an EP and a mixtape to his discography thus far, [...]
Beat Connection (photo: Sara Uduwela)
Seattle band Beat Connection took to the Swedish American Hall on Friday night, May 13, 2016. Joined by LA group Harriet, both bands played to a packed [...]
In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a [...]