Photos: Tank and The Bangas at the UC Theatre
Tank and The Bangas (photo: Jon Bauer) It was a sold-out show last week at the UC Theatre as Tank and the Bangas and Big Freedia took the stage to bring a huge party to the Bay. They were also joined by Naughty Professor in the night's festivities. Check out the gallery below from all the bands from the night.
What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 2 – 5
Monday, October 2 L.A. Witch @ The Chapel Kick off October right with this coven of rock and rollers. Roomful of Teeth @ Great American Music Hall The NPR-approved vocal collective brings the power of the human voice to SF on their tour. Tuesday, October 3 Vance Joy @ Bottom of the Hill All the way from Oz, singer-songwriter Vance Joy is making a few stops in the Bay on his current tour. Tank and the Bangas @ The Chapel These Tiny Desk Contest winners have invested a lot of time in playing the Bay this year. If you can [...]
Tank and the Bangas make San Francisco debut at the Chapel
There are dozens of words to describe the shape-shifting sonics of Tank the Bangas, but if we have to whittle down the descriptors, here are our choices: Charming, charismatic, soul-uplifting, and downright funky. Out of 6,000 entrees, the New Orleans band unanimously won over the range of judges overseeing NPR's Tiny Desk Contest. The band — led by Tarriona Tank Ball and Jelly Joseph on vocals; backed by Merell Burkett Jr. and Norman Spence II on keys; Joshua Johnson on drums; Jonathan Johnson on bass; Albert Allenback on saxophone — and the audience thrive off joyful exchanges, seamlessly switching gears [...]
What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, June 26 – 29
Monday, June 26 Cat Power @ The Rio Theater Go see the revered songwriter at the best little theater in your local college beach town. Banquet, Mad Alchemy @ Elbo Room Banquet are back in the Bay and are throwing a show to celebrate, with visuals provided by the elegantly old-school Mad Alchemy light show. Esses @ The Night Light One of our recent Band-to-Band Relay honorees headlines Oakland's Night Light tonight. Tuesday, June 27 She Keeps Bees @ Brick & Mortar Sludgy Brooklynites bring their slow burners to Brick & Mortar. Earth Girl Helen Brown, Tim Cohen @ The [...]