Photos: Future Islands at the Fox Theater

Future Islands (photo: Jon Bauer) The pulsing and always fun to watch Future Islands brought their dance moves and smooth vocals to the Fox Theater last Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Our photographer Jon Bauer was there to capture the band giving their always-memorable performance at the venue. Check it out below.

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The Bay Abridged: Sept 23 — 29

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat check, and sometimes more — stop by every Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of last week's Bay Area concert scene. Photo by @psbergman Lil Dowager, Leucrota, Sloths, I Wanna Die, undo at One Fam (Oak) Sept. 23 Had a chance to catch one of my favorite Oakland bands, Lil Dowager along with Santa Cruz's Leucrota after Wednesday night band practice. I got there in time for Leucrotas's [...]

Now nationally-recognized, Future Islands ready to host Fox Theater

Longtime fans of Future Islands have always known what to expect from animalistic frontman Samuel Herring’s live performances. There will be the pained kisses to the crowd, simulated heart-ripping-out sessions, angry thumping of his chest, and, of course, incredibly unorthodox dance moves. Now, after a memorable performance on David Letterman’s late night show, most of the country is familiar with Herring’s enduring showmanship. A cynic could view the band’s subsequent explosion in popularity as a guffawing public’s condescending reaction to a strange-looking man (Michael Hutchence, he is not) cavorting maniacally onstage. But if the newcomers are only there for Herring’s [...]

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Live This Month: April 2014 — an audio guide through upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: April 2014 — an audio guide through upcoming SF concerts (Podcast #333) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. Truth be told, a couple of the concerts highlighted this month are already sold out, but their inclusion here is meant to inspire you to do what it takes (hopefully just look on Craigslist?) to find tickets. One of those shows features Blood Orange, the latest project of Devonté Hynes. As a writer/producer, Hynes has worked with the [...]

The Baths, Future Islands, Lower Dens at El Rio Monday 5/24

This Monday, May 24th, El Rio will host local band the Baths, joined by two bands from Baltimore:  Lower Dens, a new band by Jana Hunter, along with Future Islands. This show will act as preparation for the Baths' mini-tour of California, as well as an East Coast tour with fellow local Ty Segall starting August 3rd. Check out the Baths' MySpace for more dates. Lower Dens - "Hospice Gates" Additionally, Lower Dens are playing here in San Francisco in support of their debut album release (Twin-Hand Movement), out in July via San Francisco label Gnomonsong. The first single from the [...]

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