Review + Photos: Neko Case at the Fox Theater

Neko Case (photo: Jon Bauer) Neko Case returned to the Fox Theater in Oakland last week on Monday, December 3. Despite Case's display of self-deprecating humor and anxiety over growing old, her stage presence, voice, and songwriting remained a timeless thrill. Even on a school night. Over the weekend, Neko and her band wrapped an extensive North American and European tour that bounced her all over. Beginning in July and ending in San Diego on December 8, she only had the month of October off, and not even completely. Monday's show in Oakland was her first return to the Fox since [...]

By |December 17, 2018|Tags: , , |

Review + Photos: Neko Case at The Fox

Neko Case (photo: Patric Carver) Last Wednesday, indie favorite and New Pornographer Neko Case took the stage at the fabulous Fox Theater in Oakland. Not very often is the Fox situated with fixed seating on the floor area, but for Neko’s show the setting was made a bit upscale. Regardless, there was never any doubt during the performance that she couldn’t handle that weight. Her stage presence and everything about the sound and the delivery were finely tuned and curated for maximum effect of the soaring vocals of Neko Case. Neko’s set started promptly at 9pm with the first of several [...]

By |November 22, 2016|Tags: |

Neko Case comes to Oakland tomorrow

Neko Case will return to the Bay Area for a pair of theater appearances this week. The former New Pornographers frontwoman returns for an evening at The Rio Theater in Santa Cruz tonight and a performance at The Fox Theater in Oakland tomorrow, Wednesday, November 16. Her most recent release is her first in three years — a supergroup collboration between k.d. lang, Laura Veirs, and herself titled case/lang/veirs. Even though the trio skipped the Bay Area altogether while touring for the album over the summer, they did make an appearance at The Bridge School Benefit at Shoreline in October. Tonight's [...]

By |November 15, 2016|Tags: |

Recommended, 6/27-7/4: El Rio Fourth of July, Neko Case/Dodos, Ty Segall, Sonny and the Sunsets/Calvin Johnson, Lumerians

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. The Bay Bridged Presents: Fourth of July at El Rio! Okay, so there are a bunch of good shows coming up, but wherever you plan to spend your time this weekend, make sure to cap it off with the Sixth Annual El Rio Big Time Freedom Fest at El Rio on July 4th (3pm, $8, 21+), featuring [...]

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