Review + Photos: Lyle Lovett + His Acoustic Group at the Uptown Theater

Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group (photo: Carolyn McCoy) Words by Carolyn McCoy Texas country crooner Lyle Lovett is a bit grayer with his famous hair than the last time I saw him. He is probably a bit wiser too, I would imagine, given the fact that he has been at the professional music game for over 30 years. At his recent Uptown Napa show, in support of his current tour, Lovett stated that when he was a kid, he realized he could make a living at songwriting because it was easier than mowing his parents' lawn, and from there, things [...]

By |February 24, 2020|Tags: |

Photos: Alexandra Savior at Cafe du Nord

Alexandra Savior (photo: Norm deVeyra) Portland singer Alexandra Savior just released her second album The Archer and is already on the road in support of it, giving an intense performance at Cafe du Nord this past weekend. Oakland singer Al Harper opened for her, and we have a stellar gallery below from the night of both performers.

By |February 18, 2020|Tags: |

Photos: Chastity Belt at Great American Music Hall

Chastity Belt (photo: Pedro Paredes Haz) Washington band Chastity Belt gave a performance this past Saturday at the Great American Music Hall in support of their self-titled release from last year, with support from local band Boy Scouts. Our photographer Pedro Parades Haz was there and captured the shots from tonight that you can check out in the gallery below.

By |February 12, 2020|Tags: |

Review + Photos: Mattiel’s Cafe du Nord Performance was Satis Factory

Mattiel (photo: William Wayland) Words by Elaine Blakely Some lead vocalists wear clothing specific to their music genre: Siouxsie Sioux and Robert Smith. Some wear outfits to make the mood festive: Flaming Lips. And then some performers don’t care to wear any clothing at all: Flea. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2020 at Café Du Nord, headliner Mattiel, and the opening act, Calvin Love, looked like they jumped out of the pages of Vogue magazine. With Mattiel’s previous life as an illustrator and web designer, it’s hardly surprising she would approach her music and performance in any other way. Mattiel Brown, vocals and [...]

By |February 6, 2020|Tags: , |

Photos: King Princess at the Fox Theater

King Princess (photo: Norm deVeyra) New York native King Princess is quickly rising the ranks after her debut album last year, fall's Cheap Queen, and shows no signs of slowing. This was easily evidenced by her passionate performance for equally-passionate fans last Thursday at the Fox Theater, with support from Kilo Kish. Our photographer Norm deVeyra captured both performers from the night in the gallery that you can check out below.

By |January 27, 2020|Tags: |
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