Blood Orange and Grace Jones coming to the Greek

The multi-faceted soul jams of Grace Jones and Blood Orange will fill the The Greek tomorrow night in Berkeley. One of those giant bills that pops up in the Bay surrounding a SoCal festival (in this case FYF Fest, where both will perform on Sunday), these worldly artists are taking the opportunity to give back to one of the most vibrant music cultures in the country at a breathtaking venue. Jones, who has been in and out of music, modeling, and acting since the '70s, is experiencing a second wind in her expansive career after an extended period of taking [...]

Blood Orange broods with dynamic funk and soul at sold-out Great American

Photos by Gary Magill The Hynesian struggle is real. Blood Orange (née Dev Hynes) had a wild year, suffering a nasty apartment fire and dropping one of the best albums of 2013, but showed up in San Francisco last night as brilliantly affected as we had hoped. Before his 70-ish minute set as Blood Orange at the beautiful Great American Music Hall, he took his act out to play a song with Kindness (who had opened with a DJ set). I, like everyone else in the crowd thought that meant the show was starting. It didn't actually for 15 more [...]

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