John Elliott releases “Sanctuary”

John Elliott had plans this year. Really, he did. He was going to go on a 3,500-mile bike ride to promote his new album, The Information Age, as a way to connect with American citizens outside our Bay Area political and social bubble. But then, like all of us, the great hammer of COVID-19 came down. So he's shifted gears a bit, but he's still making an impact with music. Like Diana Gameros and friends a few weeks ago, he's drawing attention to the

By |July 31, 2020|Tags: |

Send off 2017 with John Elliott’s “At the End of the Year”

(photo: Emily Sevin) It's been a veritable advent calendar of fresh tracks around here lately — we had K Skelton show off "Leather Jacket" yesterday, and have a premiere lined up for tomorrow. Today we're bringing you John Elliott's"At the End of the Year" to bring your 2017 to a close. At the End of the Year by John Elliott "At the End of the Year" is a sparkling little song for a time of great upheaval. As you can surmise from the title, it's about the end of the year — but if you've seen his installment of our [...]

By |December 19, 2017|Tags: |

John Elliott would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

Last week, we brought you Chelsea Coleman singing about her missing sister. Today, we have San Francisco songwriter John Elliott singing "Daylight Saving," a ballad about his struggles with depression. This month, we're rolling out entries into our Music and Mortality video series, a partnership with arts organization You're Going To Die. Check out last week's here, and be on the lookout for one more coming up. And don't forget to check out You're Going To Die live and in person at Swedish American Hall on December 15, featuring none other than Elliott himself. If you or someone you know [...]

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