What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Sept 7 – 9

Friday, September 7 Dangermaker, Matadore, Rollin Hand, Unlikely Heroes @ The Uptown This 100% local bill makes for a fine First Friday. Oscar Key Sung, Ah Mer Ah Su @ Cafe Du Nord Oakland's Ah Mer Ah Su recently released an electropop record that's dance-floor ready, but still full of feels. Check her out with recent collaborator Oscar Key Sung. Pat Thomas @ Amnesia Come see what the Cool Ghoul has been up to recently before he releases his new record, I Ain't Buyin' It. Leon Bridges @ The Greek The neo-soul singer will serenade the Greek with his smooth [...]

By |September 7, 2018|Tags: , |

Bands In Portrait: Rabbit Quinn

After all she has gone through, Rabbit Quinn is not looking for your sympathy. She never has been. All she wants is your support. “If you like a female artist, support them. Because if they are supported by you, they don't need to be supported by the asshole over there who wants to fuck them,” she affirms. “Support local artists. Support female artists in an independent way that has nothing to do with the giant evil sexist music machine.” But what does it mean to be independent in today’s music business? The Bay Area singer-songwriter and purveyor of "gothic soul" [...]

By |September 5, 2018|Tags: |

Photos: Rabbit Quinn at Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Rabbit Quinn (photo: Ria Burman) A prom across the decades hit San Francisco Friday night with '80s ruffles overloading Brick & Mortar. Rabbit Quinn surfaced in a '50s-style beauty-school-dropout dress and proceeded to serenade the crowd with s stronghold of tunes that were emotional, electric, and elegant. If you like yourselves keys that please, vocals that can get knees wobbling, and have yet to hear the beauty of Rabbit Quinn, she'll be flying solo at My Spooky Valentine at the Uptown in Oakland on February 15.

By |February 5, 2018|Tags: |

Review + Photos: Rabbit Quinn sells out Cafe du Nord

Rabbit Quinn (photo: Patric Carver) There’s been a lot of talk about women in media recently. There was the buzz surrounding the heralding economic success of Patty Jenkin’s superhero flick Wonder Woman, and the even more recent shuttering of Whedonesque amidst the disclosure of Joss Whedon’s alleged closeted misogyny. There’s been a lot of talk, but has the day-to-day experience of many women changed? Women artists and characters are still often presented as a bit of a gimmick, or, worse, a one-dimensional sex symbol. What progress is really being made? Well, last Friday, at the Cafe du Nord, three female-fronted acts [...]

By |August 28, 2017|Tags: |
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