Photos: Jean-Michel Jarre at the Greek Theatre

Jean-Michel Jarre (photo: Jon Bauer) The Greek Theatre in Berkeley saw French composer, performer, and producer Jean-Michel Jarre pump the arena with incredible visuals and plenty to dance to. Our photographer Jon Bauer was there and captured the great gallery below you can check out of the amazing sights from the night.

By |May 30, 2017|Tags: |

Photos: Peter Hook and the Light perform ‘Substance’ at the UC Theatre

Peter Hook and the Light (photo: Jon Bauer) Bassist for legendary bands Joy Division and New Order, the legendary Peter Hook performs under the band name Peter Hook and the Light and plays New Order's classic album Substance in its entirety, in the first half of their show, and then plays Joy Division's best in the second half. Last week, the band's current tour stopped by the UC Theatre in Berkeley to a very avid crowd. Also on the bill that night was LA's El Ten Eleven. Check out the gallery below of both bands performing and Hook giving this amazing album his all. [...]

Photos: Petit Biscuit at the Rickshaw Stop

Petit Biscuit (photo: Jon Bauer) French DJ and music producer Petit Biscuit performed at the Rickshaw Stop last Friday, April 14, 2017. Joined by Shallou, it was a night of invigorating beats and music, and our photographer Jon Bauer was there to capture some photos of both performers.

By |April 18, 2017|Tags: |

Photos: SOHN at the Regency Ballroom

SOHN (photo: Jon Bauer) British singer SOHN brought his music to the Regency Ballroom Wednesday night, April 12, 2017. Joined by Nylo and William Doyle, it was a night of sweet sounds at the iconic venue. Our photographer Jon Bauer has a gallery below of all the bands from that night for you to check out.

By |April 13, 2017|

Photos: Nouvelle Vague cover up Bimbo’s

Nouvelle Vague (photo: Jon Bauer) French band Nouvelle Vague center their songs around new wave songs from the 70s and 80s, which is a given seeing as the translation of their name is quite literally "new wave" in French. They gave a performance at Bimbo's last Friday night with support from Liset Alea and you can check out the gallery of both bands performing below. Also get a sampling of the songs that Nouvelle Vague pulls from by taking a look at the setlist, all by our photographer Jon Bauer. Set List: "I Could Be Happy" "Blue Monday" "Love Comes in Spurts" "Metal" "I [...]

By |April 4, 2017|Tags: |

Noise Pop: Granddaddy deliver at Bimbo’s

Granddaddy (photo: Jon Bauer) Reunited and it feels so good, rockers Grandaddy closed out the penultimate day of the 2017 Noise Pop Festival at Bimbo's and sold the place out while doing it. For those that may have missed them last time around a few years ago when they first reunited at Outside Lands, it was a headlining set that didn't disappoint. Also on the bill that night were Goon, N. Lannon, and Minihorse. Our photographer Jon Bauer has these photos from all the bands that night for your viewing pleasure below.

By |March 1, 2017|Tags: |

Photos: Sofi Tukker surf at The Independent

Sofi Tukker (photo: Jon Bauer) Grammy-nominated for best dance song for their song "Drinkee," Sofi Tukker gave an incredible performance to a rapturous audience at The Independent last Friday night, February 10, 2017. It was the opening show of their tour, complete with lots of new songs, including one they wrote only two days prior to that night. Our photographer Jon Bauer has the incredible gallery of photos from the night you can check out below.

By |February 14, 2017|Tags: |

Review + Photos: Conspiracy Of Beards serenade Rickshaw Stop

Conspiracy of Beards (photo: Jon Bauer) Rickshaw Stop hosted a special night of rock and roll, country twang, and Leonard Cohen choir music on February 5. The night started out with The Liners taking the stage. Lead singer Carmen King leads this San Francisco-based foursome with hard driving beats, guitar heavy and blues inspired original songs. Next up was Society Of Rockets, who performed tracks from their newly-released album, Family Ways Lastly, Conspiracy Of Beards was on. This roughly 30-man, mostly a cappella choir has been dedicated to the deconstruction and skillful re-assembly of exclusively Leonard Cohen songs. They've been doing this for 14 [...]

By |February 7, 2017|Tags: |

Review + Photos: Jazz Mafia plays Miles Davis’ ‘Birth of the Cool’ at SFJAZZ Center

Jazz Mafia (photo: Jon Bauer) Jazz Mafia, led by Adam Theis, performed Miles Davis' Birth Of the Cool at The SFJAZZ Center on Friday night. The sold-out crowd was treated to an hour of this "musical experiment" masterpiece that was made in the '40s and '50s by jazz greats like Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Gerry Mulligan, and John Lewis. Theis provided his own thoughts on his personal musical discovery and journey with this masterpiece of classic be-bop. Tracks such as "Israel," "Venus de Milo," and "Budo" were played with Jazz Mafia customized touches. SFJAZZ featured this show in their 100-person Joe [...]

By |January 30, 2017|Tags: , |
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