Sharon Van Etten making SF ‘Comeback’ with Fillmore show

(photo: Ryan Pfluger) Sharon Van Etten is touring the world to promote her latest album, Remind Me Tomorrow (out now on Jagjaguwar), and will play the Fillmore with Nilüfer Yanya on February 26, 2019. With the album's first single "Comeback Kid" released in October 2018, Sharon Van Etten announced her first full-length in over four years. After performing on Twin Peaks and playing a character in The OA, Sharon Van Etten returns to the music world stronger than ever with one of her most captivating records to date. From the full-bodied ambiance of songs like "Memorial Day" and "Jupiter 4" [...]

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Sharon Van Etten: powerful, charming, and funny at The Independent

Seeing an artist play the same venue three times over their career doesn't necessarily mean that they haven't grown a wider audience. Brooklyn singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten is too crowd engaged, too intimate of an artist to thrive in a larger venue like the Fillmore or the Fox. Van Etten's history at the Independent includes supporting Junip in 2010 and The War on Drugs in 2012, and now two sold out nights headlining for an adoring crowd in celebration of the fourth record she's put out, Are We There. Last night, Van Etten and her band started powerfully with the [...]

Live This Month: June 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: June 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts (Podcast #339) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. It's been a little over three years since tUnE-yArDs garnered universal acclaim for w h o k i l l, but Merrill Garbus hasn't lost any momentum with Nikki Nack. Her band's nationwide tour comes to The Fillmore this month for two sold-out shows. tUnE-yArDs isn't the only local band with a new album -- we're also really [...]

Saturday: Catch Sharon Van Etten, Jose Gonzalez with Junip @ The Indy

I like a woman who is unafraid to be her outspoken, dark-humored self in front of the audience -- a woman who is part Chan Marshall, part Julie Doiron. Wye Oak played the Independent last month, and guitarist Jenn Wasner encountered some technical difficulties. Between excessive apologies for the state of failing pedals and amp, Jen continuously cussed out her gear and promised the crowd that it would all be replaced before they came back with their next record. It was doubtful that anyone on the floor found the apologies necessary or wanted his or her money back, and whether [...]

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