Photos: The Matches light up The UC Theatre

The Matches (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Berkeley's newest venue offered a time loop back to 2006 this past weekend. Though Imusicast is no longer around, The Matches returned home to the East [...]

By |November 21, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: The Matches light up The UC Theatre

Walking down memory lane with The Matches

The Matches (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Live, loud and local: those words describe each time The Matches performed in the Bay Area. Those words were later shortened to, and stood for L3 — [...]

By |November 18, 2016|Comments Off on Walking down memory lane with The Matches
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    Photos: The Matches reunite at the Fillmore with Finish Ticket

Photos: The Matches reunite at the Fillmore with Finish Ticket

The Matches (photo: Brittany O'Brien)

For the first time since 2009, Oakland band The Matches played The Fillmore on Monday night, December 28, 2015, with support from fellow local band [...]

By |December 31, 2015|Comments Off on Photos: The Matches reunite at the Fillmore with Finish Ticket
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    The Matches book back to back reunion shows before the new year

The Matches book back to back reunion shows before the new year

It's been six years since Oakland's pop-punk legends The Matches announced their official hiatus via Facebook and Myspace, stating "our time to start new projects has come". Later in [...]

By |December 8, 2015|Comments Off on The Matches book back to back reunion shows before the new year

SF supergroup venerates the =w= @ BotH Thursday

Nostalgic albums -- they cause the ear to tingle upon the first note of the first song and once soundtracked every moment of a period of your life. Call [...]

By |August 26, 2009|Comments Off on SF supergroup venerates the =w= @ BotH Thursday

Guest Blog: Looking Back at The Locals

by Anton Patzner

This Sunday, August 23rd, The Matches will take the stage at The Fillmore Auditorium for their final show. When I heard this there was a side [...]

Noise Pop: Saturday Preview!

Tomorrow is the last full day of Noise Pop, and it's a duesy. But before you start your night of shows, head over to the Pop N' Shop at [...]

By |February 27, 2009|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Saturday Preview!