Review + Photos: Lotus at The Independent

Lotus (photo: Joshua Huver) Last week, jam band Lotus graced the stage of The Independent for two nights in a row, including a sold-out second night on Thursday, February 9. Opening the evening was the experimental loop-magic of bassist and composer Kristian Dunn and drummer Tim Fogarty, who combine efforts to become El Ten Eleven, often coming across as a hyped-up Tycho. Dunn is a treat to watch as he picks up one axe from a rack of four or five, including a double-neck bass/guitar combo. While Fogarty's drum beat never waivers, Dunn can be found looping a mellow line with [...]

By |February 14, 2017|Tags: |

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 6 ― Feb 9

Catch Lo Moon at Brick & Mortar Music Hall Wednesday night. Monday, February 6 Alcest @ Oakland Metro Operahouse A French act that straddles high-intensity metal with murkier shoe gaze while never becoming formless or monotonous. Set 3: House of the Beehives @ San Francisco Conservatory of Music Performed in full tonight will be Australian composer Melody Eötvös' House of the Beehives, inspired by the Italo Calvino short story of the same name. Tuesday, February 7 Surfer Blood @ The Chapel Surfer Blood recently released their first album, Snowdonia, since the tragic death of their 27-year-old guitarist, Thomas Fekete. Adam [...]

Lotus return to SF for two nights in February

Lotus, the five piece live band jam-tronica pioneer from the Midwest, will be making a doubleheader appearance next month at The Independent. Their 2017 winter tour kicked off with two evenings of Lotus in Washington DC this weekend and will make their way to The Independent on Wednesday and Thursday, February 8 and 9, with El Ten Eleven warming up the crowd. Last year, Lotus released their 13th studio disc, Eat The Light, to mixed reception — the biggest upheaval coming from the fact that, for the first time in their 18-year history, the instrumental-heavy group put vocals on every song [...]

By |January 17, 2017|Tags: |
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