Review + Photos: Lucero at Sweetwater Music Hall

Lucero (photo: William Wayland) Whisky shots are passed to the stage. Maybe a little gets spilled. And someone knocked a table over. Glasses crashing on the floor. The band is making sure they’ve got the chord changes for the next song. Lucero is a band that will try a song they know they don’t know. Stopping midway through, apologizing for mess up, and then starting again. Lyrics get missed but it’s OK. The audience knows the words. There isn’t a lot of polish on a Lucero performance. But goddamn. What soul! That’s a show. You get the feeling Lucero needs to [...]

By |January 5, 2018|Tags: |

NYE Happening, Across The Bridges: Brothers Comatose, Lucero + more

Not in San Francisco, or wanna get out of town for the night? Here are some of the shows on our radar across the bridges. These events all have tickets as of writing. BERKELEY: Brothers Comatose + The Sam Chase @ Cornerstone Berkeley This is a new venue in downtown Berkeley, sized only slightly smaller than the Independent. Great location, pretty good sound, and a rowdy acoustic bluegrass-ish band promise a fun New Year's Eve. More info & tickets. OAKLAND: Lisa Light + Purple Heart @ Starline Social Club Lisa Light (the Lovemakers) covers Madonna and Purple Heart covers Prince [...]

Photos: Lucero at the Fillmore

Lucero (photo: Sara Uduwela) All the way from Memphis, Tennessee, country-punk band Lucero played  The Fillmore last Friday, November 20, 2015.  Photographer Sara Uduwela has these photos of the band and some enthused audience members from the night's events.

By |November 24, 2015|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway: Lucero @ The Fillmore, 4/12/13

As we told you late last year, Memphis purveyors of alt-country Lucero are heading to The Fillmore this Friday, April 12, as they continue to tour in support of their most recent effort, 2012's Women & Work. But now, we have even better news: the fine folks at The Fillmore were nice enough to offer up a pair of tickets for us to giveaway to one lucky reader. To win two tickets to Lucero's show this Friday, April 12 at The Fillmore, be the first person to email with "Lucero" in the subject line and your full name and [...]

By |April 10, 2013|Tags: , |

Lucero coming to The Fillmore on 4/12/13

Native sons of Memphis Lucero are making their way out west as part of their lengthy Spring Tour 2013, including a stop at San Francisco's legendary Fillmore on April 12th. After a handful of warmup shows in and around Texas, the 31-date tour kicks off in March at Charlottesville, Virginia's Jefferson Theater (which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2012) and winds through the States and southern Canada before wrapping up with two May shows in Kentucky. The Fillmore gig marks the country-punk outfit's return to the famed venue a mere 13 months after they last played there, when guitarist Brian [...]

By |December 20, 2012|Tags: |
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