Photos: Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall

Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony (photo: Jon Bauer) Last Tuesday saw a very special show at Davies Symphony Hall where piano man Ben Folds held a unique performance with the San Francisco Symphony. It was a night that celebrated his songs that span his now decades-long career, from his solo work to his rock band work, and our photographer Jon Bauer was the the show that night to capture the gallery that you can check out below.

Photos: The San Francisco Leonard Cohen Festival 2019 at Cafe du Nord

Ali & The Thieves Conspiracy of Beards Kugelplex (photo: Jon Bauer) The first night of the San Francisco Leonard Cohen Festival, "A Celebration of Leonard's Music, Poetry, Insight & Humor" was put on this weekend at Cafe du Nord by a lineup of lovers of the musician/poet's work. The night did feature some performances and interpretations of the legendary writer's songs, but his work spans beyond just his music and the show reflected that, including readings, recitations, and reflections on Leonard's body of work. Check out the gallery below of a somber night of appreciating one of our greatest contributors to [...]

Photos: Beats Antique at the UC Theatre

Beats Antique (photo: Jon Bauer) Experimental world-based band Beats Antique played a homecoming show at the UC Theatre in their typical extraordinary style. Each show is different than the last with setpieces and costumes, which made this Halloween-theme show aptly timed. They were supported by another Oakland band, Sun Hop Fat, and our photographer Jon Bauer captured the dynamic gallery below that you can check out.

By |November 4, 2019|Tags: |

Photos: Tenacious D at the Masonic

Tenacious D (photo: Jon Bauer) The immortal and wonderful Tenacious D stopped by the Masonic in support of their latest release, Post-Apocalypto. Supporting Jack Black and Kyle Gass was Wynchester and our photographer Jon Bauer has a gallery from the night that you an check out below.  

By |October 28, 2019|Tags: |

Photos: Thom Yorke and Andrea Belfi at the Greek Theatre

Thom Yorke (photo: Jon Bauer) One of the most influential singers in modern music, Thom Yorke performed an astounding show at the Greek Theatre last Friday night in support of his latest solo release, Anima. He was supported by Italian electro-acoustic musician Andrea Belfi and our photographer Jon Bauer has an excellent gallery below for you to check out.

By |October 21, 2019|Tags: |

Photos: Aldous Harding at Slim’s

Aldous Harding (photo: Jon Bauer) Saturday night saw Aldous Harding deliver a fantastic sold-out show to a passionate crowd at Slim's. The New Zealand singer is riding high off of their latest album, Designer, and were joined by LA band Hand Habits and our photographer Jon Bauer has a gallery of both bands that you can check out below.

By |October 15, 2019|Tags: |

Photos: GoGo Penguin reimagine ‘Koyaanisqatsi’ at SFJAZZ

GoGo Penguin, Koyaanisqatsi (photo: Jon Bauer) Manchester trio GoGo Penguin brought a unique show to SFJazz this week, performing a new score based on Philip Glass' landmark score to the 1983 film Koyaanisqatsi. The music drew inspiration from the original but brought the band's own unique take on it, complete with the film and all of its glory. Our photographer Jon Bauer was at the show to capture the experience and show in the gallery below.  

By |October 14, 2019|Tags: |

Photos: BABYMETAL at the Warfield

BABYMETAL (photo: Jon Bauer) Japanese kawaii metal band BABYMETAL are growing their fan base more and more, evidenced by their headlining show at the Warfield in support of their latest album, Metal Galaxy. The Swedish heavy metal band Avatar showed support that night, and our photographer Jon Bauer was at the show to capture the gallery of both acts that you can check out below.

By |October 14, 2019|Tags: |

Photos: FURY at Tortona Big Top

FURY (photo: Jon Bauer) Last week saw the successful music/dance show hybrid FURY give a unique performance in Oakland at the Tortona Big Top. Featuring the music of YASSOU, the show is performed with live music, video production interlaced with an intricate dance performance done in the round of the theater, and our photographer Jon Bauer captured some great shots from the night of the performance that you can check out in the gallery below.  

By |September 19, 2019|Tags: |

Photos: Tycho + Poolside at the Greek Theatre

Tycho (photo: Jon Bauer) Berkeley's iconic Greek Theatre was graced by the smooth sounds of California's own visual artist and digital composer Tycho. He was there in support of his latest album, Weather, and it was an excited audience in attendance ready to rock out to the Grammy-nominated musician. They were also support by Los Angeles band Poolside, and our photographer Jon Bauer was there to capture both acts in the gallery below.

By |September 10, 2019|Tags: , |
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