Greek Theatre hosts triple-threat bill: Solange, Flying Lotus, Earl Sweatshirt

It goes without saying: Solange headlining a major venue doesn't need too much hyping up. Adding Flying Lotus and Earl Sweatshirt does send it over the top, however, turning the two-night event into a triple-header lineup worthy of gracing even the biggest music festivals ( (Side note: Solange and Earl are on the bill for this year's Camp Flog Naw in Los Angeles). Flying Lotus fans should be stoked to catch the beatsmith wonder bring his psychedelic "Magic" 3D show to the Bay after debuting it at FYF Fest back in earlier this summer, upping the ante on the already [...]

Everything was illuminated in the light of Solange at Starline Social Club

Words by Apryl Fuentes and photos by Azha Luckman of Shade Zine Everything was illuminated under the light of the cold moon on this special night in Oakland. We stood outside Starline Social Club in a giant disarray of confusion and pure anticipation for what was ahead. Our theme for the evening was Equality, one of the five pillars of GOODfest 2016. GOODfest is a benefit being held in five major cities, supporting five causes through five intimate performances. Tickets were limited and sold out instantaneously, with only fifty being released in exclusive intervals. A lucky handful of us experienced [...]

By |December 20, 2016|Tags: |

Review & Photos: Solange, Kelela at The Independent, 2/5/2013

Despite a brisk Tuesday night breeze, a line had already formed outside The Independent more than a half-hour before doors were scheduled to open for Solange's sold-out performance. Scalpers lurked on the corners of Divisadero, cell phones held close to their ear. The crowd was diverse in a way rarely seen in San Francisco, as if Solange's silky alternative R&B had realigned the city as a straight line from 3rd St to Valencia to Castro and onto Divis. Sure enough, the audience was excited to see this rising star in person — her exposure has skyrocketed lately, led by a [...]

By |February 7, 2013|Tags: , |
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