Premiere: Kendra McKinley, “Plastic”

(photo: Brittany Powers)

Just before the end of 2018, we tipped you off to Kendra McKinley's fun, freewheeling video for "Face to Face." Today, she's given us an exclusive peek [...]

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    Kendra McKinley asserts her talent in the video for “Face To Face”

Kendra McKinley asserts her talent in the video for “Face To Face”

It feels like the Bay Area saves its brightest tunes for the end of the year. We saw this in 2017 with the jubilant sax-fueled bridge of K Skelton's [...]

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    Kendra McKinley weighs in on looping, travel and empathy as an anchor

Kendra McKinley weighs in on looping, travel and empathy as an anchor

Kendra McKinley (photo: Deb Leal)

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Kendra McKinley’s take on indie folk is almost unclassifiable. Drawing from classical guitar and traditional chorale as much as from psychedelia, jazz [...]

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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 19 – Dec 22

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 19 – Dec 22

This week catch live performances of A Charlie Brown Christmas with music provided by the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall.

Monday, December 19
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker @ [...]

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    Kendra McKinley and Emily Afton take over the Bimbo’s lounge

Kendra McKinley and Emily Afton take over the Bimbo’s lounge

In November, a North Beach mainstay signaled a new monthly music series featuring local artists for dirt-cheap. The Dolphina Lounge Series, within the walls of Bimbo’s 365 Club, will [...]

By |December 15, 2016|Comments Off on Kendra McKinley and Emily Afton take over the Bimbo’s lounge

The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: First Edition

Words by Annie Bacon

In this age of oversaturation, musical curators are so important to those who need help sorting the wheat from the chaff. Algorithms chime in on this [...]

By |December 14, 2016|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: First Edition

Kendra McKinley releases new album ‘Treat’

I find myself at 27 — the death throes of a decade — as a pop music fan who still loves pop music, but no longer gets all that [...]

By |June 21, 2016|Comments Off on Kendra McKinley releases new album ‘Treat’

Kendra McKinley dials up the sweetness in “Honey” video

There's still no official release date for her promised sophomore record Treat, but we get another look into the sweetly dramatic musical life of Kendra McKinley with her brand [...]

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    Kendra McKinley debuts video for sultry single “Party Mask”

Kendra McKinley debuts video for sultry single “Party Mask”

There's a handful of news tidbits from the Kendra McKinkley camp. For one, she has a new video for single "Party Mask," and it's a sublime little masterpiece that [...]

By |March 22, 2016|Comments Off on Kendra McKinley debuts video for sultry single “Party Mask”

Nicholas Schneider’s best musical moments of 2015

Where the hell did this year go?

I’m sure we all say this by the time Christmas rolls around, rearing its pimply, red-and-green-splotched face, reminding us to stimulate the economy [...]

By |December 24, 2015|1 Comment
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    Sunday tip: Kendra Mckinley to play free brunch show at Sweetwater Music Hall

Sunday tip: Kendra Mckinley to play free brunch show at Sweetwater Music Hall

This Sunday morning join the folks at the Sweetwater Music Hall for brunch and music on the patio featuring San Francisco's own Kendra McKinley. This an all ages event [...]

By |December 10, 2015|1 Comment

In The Studio: Kendra McKinley

In The Studio is a new series dedicated to detailing the creative processes of Bay Area artists, a behind-the-scenes look at the myriad personalities that make up our music [...]

By |October 12, 2015|1 Comment
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