Photos: Hall + Oates with Train at Oracle Arena
Train (photo: Ria Burman) Hall & Oates opened their headlining set at the Oracle Arena Tuesday night with the sweet sounds of "Maneater," setting the scene for the grooviest '80s vibes to pass through the hyped-up crowd. Train had warmed the audience up with giant bouncing balloon balls moving through the crowd, selfie overloads, T-shirts gifted with long throws and cheese-tastic hits like "Hey, Soul Sister" and "Drive By," before ending their set with "Drops of Jupiter." Kandace Springs opened behind keys and mighty vocals.
Concert at Justin Herman Plaza with Train & Ellie Goulding kicks off NFL season
Train at Justin Herman Plaza (photo: Jon Bauer) An English diva and a San Francisco stalwart band helped the NFL kick off its season Thursday afternoon from Justin Herman Plaza in The City. Several thousand turned out for the free event featuring performances from Ellie Goulding and Train, and appearances by Bay Area football legends Jerry Rice, Marcus Allen, Jim Plunkett and Dwight Clark. Portions of both performances were featured on national television during a pre-game show leading up to the game between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers. The event was held at the site of the soon-to-be [...]