Review & Photos: WATERS celebrates homecoming at The Warfield supporting Matt and Kim

(photo: Jason Shane) "We're from a town called San Francisco, California," WATERS’ frontman Van Pierszalowski wryly, but proudly, informed the early comers Saturday night at The Warfield after the band had just ripped through set-opener “Over It”. It was clear from the start that Pierszalowski and company were happy to be home, even if it was just one night out of many on their lengthy North American tour in support of the band's sophomore LP What's Real, a tour on which they're opening for indie dance duo Matt and Kim. Riding the wave of What's Real’s positive reception in both [...]

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Interview: Matt & Kim bring 'Lightning' to the Fox, support animal shelters along the way

Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino are animal lovers, but because they’re on the road nine months out of the year as indie pop duo Matt & Kim, the Brooklyn couple isn’t able to have a pet right now. “Kim and I have wanted a dog for a long time,” Johnson said recently from a tour stop in North Carolina. “In Atlanta ... we visited the shelter and walked some dogs.” While they are unable to be dog owners themselves, the two are using their current tour – which stops Friday at the Fox Theatre in Oakland – to encourage their [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Trail of Dead, Matt & Kim, Okkervil River

To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at] with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name once to only one contest. Winners for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. Saturday, June 18th Trail of Dead, Ringo Deathstarr, Follow that Bird @ Slim's To win a pair of tickets to the show be the THIRD person to enter! The show starts at 9pm, $18/$20, 6+. Purchase advance tickets here. Sunday, June 19th Matt & Kim, The Thermals, Autobot from [...]

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