Review + Photos: Lake Street Dive at the Mountain Winery

Rachel Price and McDuck of Lake Street Drive (photo: Joshua Huver) On Saturday night, August 26, the Mountain Winery was alive with an old-school soul coming from a younger act than usually graces the mountain-top vineyard amphitheater: Lake Street Dive. 2017 has been a strong year for Lake Street Dive. A thrilling four-piece from Brooklyn by way of Boston, they were joined nearly throughout the entire evening by fellow Brooklynite Akie Bermiss on keyboards and vocals. Bermiss, along with drummer Michael Calabrese, bassist Bridget Kearney, guitarist and trumpet player Mike "McDuck" Olson, were, for the most part, immobilized by their instruments [...]

By |September 12, 2017|Tags: |

Lake Street Dive, Bhi Bhiman team up for a Bay Area doubleheader

East coast rock 'n soulers Lake Street Dive will be making the most of this coming weekend with a pair of Bay Area performances, wrapping their US-crisscrossing summer tour two weeks later. Last year the band released its fifth full length album, Side Pony. Although the band recently played to good size crowd in the Fox Theater, they are a staple at breweries and outdoor venues all summer long. True to form, Saturday, August 26, the quartet appears in the South Bay at the Saratoga Mountain Winery; on Monday, they will head north for a performance in Petaluma as a part [...]

By |August 25, 2017|Tags: |

Photos: Lake Street Dive soothe The Fox Theater

Lake Street Dive (photo: Robert Alleyne) Last Saturday night the Fox Theater was treated to the sweet, soothing sounds of Rachael Price in her band Lake Street Dive. In the set there was a George Michael tribute, where "Faith" was performed to an enthused crowd. The opener Joey Dosik was worth showing up early for too — he's a big basketball fan, and shared his vision of Durant winning the championship for the city. Check out the great gallery below, by our own Robert Alleyne, of both performers.

By |March 21, 2017|Tags: |

The Fox welcomes Lake Street Dive on March 18

If you are looking for an all around audible, visual and ethereal musical experience, don't miss the 60's soul and pop vibe of Boston based four piece Lake Street Dive in Oakland on Saturday, March 18. Led by the high-powered vocal prowess of Rachel Price, the band commands the crowd's attention and in 2014 were named by Rolling Stone as one of the top ten bands to watch out for. Joining Price on stage are bandmates Mike Calabrese on drums, Bridget Kearny on stand-up bass and Mike "McDuck" Olsen on guitar and trumpet. They originally formed in 2004 with a [...]

By |March 7, 2017|Tags: |

First City Festival announces 2014 lineup featuring Beck and The National

As we told you a little while ago, the second iteration of the First City Festival will take place August 23 and 24 at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center. Now the folks behind NorCal's newest summer music fest have announced this year's lineup, and it's nothing short of spectacular, featuring indie legends Beck and The National as headliners, along with the likes of Best Coast, Dawes, Tokyo Police Club, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Speedy Ortiz, as well as local faves Geographer, Sleepy Sun, The Family Crest, Doe Eye, Cool Ghouls, and Survival Guide. In addition to performers on [...]

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