Photos + Review: Leon Bridges souled out at The Greek Theater
Leon Bridges (photo: Ria Burman) Photos and words by Ria Burman Leon Bridges headlined the Greek Theater Friday night with a spectacular, high-energy performance, serenading with soulful-smooth vocals and getting down with kick-ass dance moves. Leon had the crowd scream-swaying, dream-praying for the night to never end, bringing classic sounds of old school soul and rock and roll into the now with chill-bop, hot-rock, hip-rhythmic flair. Lianne La Havas gave outstanding support, engaging The Greek with sweet strong vocals. Lianne's voice has the immense power of quality and beauty that stops motion still, filling the air with a magic, rare. Check out [...]
The Bay Abridged: Mar 2 – 30
Annie Girl and the Flight (photo: Jon Ching) 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 other Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of last week's Bay Area concert scene. Protomartyr at Bottom of the Hill (SF) Mar. 4. With his rumpled suit, thinning hair, and permanent scowl, Protomartyr lead singer Joe Casey looks more like a disgruntled subway commuter than the lead singer of a post-punk outfit. [...]
Photos: Leon Bridges at The Fillmore
Leon Bridges (photo: Natasha Dangond) Leon Bridges rocked a sold out crowd at The Fillmore last Saturday evening, November 7, 2015, in San Francisco. He's a rising star with his throwback gospel sound, his debut Coming Home released earlier this year is grabbing a lot of ears. Photographer Natasha Dangond was there to capture these photos from the evening's events.