SXSW Day Four: The life-changing magic of Lizzo

Lizzo (photo: Ian Young) Photos and additional reporting by Ian Young and Norm deVeyra Ian's Highlights At this point, I'm not really sure what day or time or year or planet it is. It feels as if I've been abducted by aliens and this is all a simulation where everything kind of feels real but also kind of feels off. SX is kind of a music festival... but it's also kind of just a huge marketing ploy where music is the free koozie that we join some mailing list for. The most convincing case this is all a fantasyland? I [...]

By |March 15, 2019|Tags: , , |

Review: HAIM and Lizzo at the Greek Theatre

HAIM (photo: Carly Perkins) A sea of multicolored ponchos filled up UC Berkeley's Greek Theatre on April 6, as thousands gathered mid-storm for the Sister Sister Sister tour. Hip-hop artist and singer Lizzo commanded the audience with her soulful voice and unforgettable dance moves, and headliner HAIM seamlessly delivered pure pop-rock with an energy uniquely theirs. From the start of the show, it was clear that the rain would not deter fun from being had — if anything, the persistent torrential downpour acted as an instrument throughout the evening, punctuating pivotal moments in the show as if nature was shouting [...]

By |April 10, 2018|Tags: , |
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