Review + Photos: Primus at the Greek Theater

Primus (photo: Joshua Huver) On Friday, August 18, Les Claypool brought his band home to the Bay with a near sell out of the esteemed Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley. The grand finale to a 39-night run that took Primus from Red Rocks across the country, over the pond and back, and finally back home to the Bay. While there is a degree of variation across Primus sets, Sunday night's show at Berkeley was a smart mix of the regular favorites, fan and tour, with the classic appeal of a grand finale. There weren't any surprises from Primus, at least. [...]

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Check out this rare gem: Primus on KZSU's Wednesday Night Live in 1989

Not so quietly operating out of KZSU's warren-like studio on Stanford's campus, Wednesday Night Live has consistently showcased the finest in local Bay Area music for the past 25 years. The show features a hell of a lineup this summer, which you can find below (or you can check it on Facebook). What I really want to do right now is impress upon you just how much of a treasure this show is, and I needn't present any more evidence than the video below. Don't let Les Claypool saying "We're Metallica and we're glad to be here" fool you. That's [...]

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