Best of 2016: Paige K. Parsons’ favorite concert photos of 2016

Kanye West (By: Paige K. Parsons) Editor's note: One of the best photographers in the Bay, Paige K. Parsons is at shows year-round covering acts large and small and always with a great eye for a moment. Below are 22 of her favorite photos that she took of live music in the Bay Area from the last year that caught her eye, from acts as big as The Cure and Kanye West to local acts The Seshen at our own Phono Del Sol to Chance The Rapper at Outside Lands. Take a look at all these memorable photos.

Photos: Nothing ‘Strange’ about Garbage at The Masonic

Garbage (photo: Patric Carver) Touring in support of their 2016 LP "Strange Little Birds," Garbage brought their tour to San Francisco's Masonic last Saturday night, September 24, 2016. The band had replacement drummer Eric Gardner in for Butch Vig, who has been out ill, along with Eric Avery formerly of Jane's Addiction (who graced the stage not a few days prior) on bass. It was a packed auditorium who were happy to see many of their favorites from the 90s performed along with a handful of selections from their latest album. Our photographer Patric Carver has these colorful photos of the night's [...]

By |September 27, 2016|Tags: |

Interview: Garbage feeling no pressure on their own

After electronic alt-rockers Garbage cut short their previous tour in 2005, vocalist Shirley Manson moved to Los Angeles and took up acting; most notably as a killer android on Fox’s short-lived series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Drummer Butch Vig followed suit, and returned, primarily, to his original calling card as a producer. The man who shaped Nirvana’s Nevermind turned his sights on crafting the Foo Fighters’ Wasting Light. Guitarist-keyboardist Steve Marker had moved to Colorado. This left Duke Erikson (guitar, bass) as the lone remaining member in Wisconsin, where Garbage got its start in 1994 when the three friends [...]

By |September 26, 2012|Tags: |
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