Best of 2018: William Wayland’s favorite photos from 2018

The Distillers fans (photo: William Wayland) Words by William Wayland My favorite photographs of 2018 are tied to the moments and the feelings I had when I was clicking the shutter. 10. Yennie Dee Brecheisen of the Handsome Ladies at Pickin’ on Hate, Ashkenaz, Berkeley on January 27. I’m impressed with the bluegrass community in the Bay Area and the way they come together to support important causes. The Handsome Ladies is a national nonprofit organization that supports women in bluegrass, and Yennie Dee is a talented banjo player and an embodiment of a Handsome Lady. 9. Morgan Kessell with Aubrie Arnoux [...]

Review + Photos: The Distillers at the Fox Theater

The Distillers (photo: William Wayland) Words by Elaine Blakely “In a city that swells with so much hate, you seem to rise above and take its place.” the Distillers are back together and on tour for the first time in almost 15 years since their release of Coral Fang . Driving mania and nostalgia on a Friday night at the Fox Theater in Oakland, fans shared the reunion of their favorite punk band. Lead singer, rhythm guitarist, and songwriter Brody Dalle, the most ferociously talented front woman in the punk and hardcore scene, along with Andy Granelli on drums, Tony Bevilacqua on lead [...]

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