Communion in the Redwoods: Three Days of Music in Big Sur

If you missed Treasure Island Music Festival, or you want something a little less urban and a little more acoustic, UK's Communion may have just the event for you. Communion teamed up with local promoters (((folkYEAH!))) to create Communion in The Redwoods at the Fernwood Resort in Big Sur. The festival will feature a slew of artists from Northern California, including The Devil Makes Three, Sea of Bees, Waters, and Grahame Lesh & Friends. The lineup is great, but you also have the opportunity to camp in a gorgeous setting - two and three-night camping packages, along with single day [...]

Review & Video: Here We Go Magic, Harriet @ The Independent, 6/12/12

There is a very certain type of music lover who will be a fan of Here We Go Magic. This person must meet all three of the following conditions: Must love LCD Soundsystem, or an imitation thereof. Must appreciate prolonged jams. Must dig alt-country tunes. The Bay Area is full of fans of each genre, but judging by crowd reaction at the Brooklyn band’s show at The Independent Tuesday night, mixing all three in a live setting can be a tricky sell. The venue was largely packed (though not sold out) when the band took to the stage, but reactions [...]

Live This Month: June 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #279)

Live This Month: June 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #279) 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. From the electronic pop of Exray's to the fiery punk of White Lung, June's concert calendar features a wide variety of highlights. Like Exray's, Still Flyin and Adios Amigo are also celebrating new albums this month, but it's not just the locals who have exciting records to offer. Japandroids' latest finds the band in peak DIY noise pop form, [...]

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