The Bay Abridged: Aug 3 – 16

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat check, and sometimes more — stop by every other Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of the Bay Area concert scene. Bryan Ferry, LP at The Masonic (SF) Aug. 9. Bryan Ferry and his ensemble came out like a steamroller. They leapt into a set that included deep cuts from the Roxy Music archive, dug into his extended solo career, and threw in several covers of [...]

Review + Photos: Bryan Ferry and LP steam up The Masonic

Bryan Ferry (photo: Jon Bauer) Words & Photos By Jon Bauer The opener for Bryan Ferry on Tuesday night at The Masonic couldn't have set the tone for the night any more perfectly. Laura Pergolizzi, who goes by LP, has a voice that is strong, sexy, and swoon-worthy, and that dovetails perfectly with the band that came on soon after them. LP played a short but powerful set, the singer playing multiple instruments — even a whistle that Andrew Bird would be proud of. Bryan Ferry and his ensemble came out like a steamroller. They leapt into a set that included deep cuts from the [...]

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