The Midgetmen brought their ear-crushing live show to San Francisco’s Bender’s Bar last month with an impressive fervor. The band pulled no punches, sonically or otherwise, as they headlined an interesting evening of music in our always interesting music city. Ezra Furman started off the night solo, his presence ever-magnetizing, even as he stared […]
Seeing a new video by Lila Rose is ALMOST as cool as seeing her live … but not quite. However I think you’re going to love this new video recently released. Let’s consider this a tease … a primer to get you motivated to see her next local show. You’re bound to fall in love with Lila Rose, she knows how to entertain a crowd.
“I’m feeling belligerent” said California Honeydrops singer/guitarist/trumpeteer Lech Wierzynski during their first set on Friday at the Fillmore. Lech came on stage with an attitude, determined to get people dancing – even if it meant bossing everyone around. Last night’s show, part of a two-night stint at San Franicsco’s legendary fruit-sharing Fillmore, celebrates the release of the California Honeydrops’ […]
It was shoulder to shoulder at The Chapel on Wednesday night. The crowd was filled with fans eager to see Nathaniel Rateliff from Denver, Colorado. I had never seen Nathaniel Rateliff in concert before his show at The Chapel on the 9th. I wanted to catch this show based on hearing amazing praise from local singer songwriter, Travis Hayes, […]
The smooth & soulful Sandra Lawson-Ndu gracefully slow dances out front of Oakland-based band Bells Atlas as a deep electronic groove envelops the audience. She opens her mouth to sing & bodies start to move. The tight and multidimensional band features Doug Stuart, Derek Barber & Geneva Harrison and holds down the fort on a laid-back futuristic rock n’ soul. […]
The line-up was solid, the theme was fun, the performances were entertaining. If you were there you got to see me (DJ Stefan Aronsen), The Y Axes, The Moonsaults, and the star of this month at Hotel Utah: Your Fearless Leader.
A name is powerful; it brings meaning to an otherwise empty space or thought. The Watkins Family Hour conjures an older time that harkens back to the Grand Ole Opry or the Johnny Cash show, but with a contemporary twist of new wave bluegrass and Americana goodness. Friday August 14th at the Freight and Salvage […]
I went to see Kat Robichaud, meant to see Carletta Sue Kay (didn’t), really enjoyed The Sandwitches. What a great night of fun at The Chapel. I have never been to a (((folkYEAH!))) Presents show before … and now I don’t want to miss one.
Are you tired of safe? Are you ready for something fresh? You’re going to love Fantastic Negrito.
I was first introduced to Magic Giant at one of BandPage’s lunch gatherings. I love attending those events, this one was extra fun because I extended the invite to my friend Liz. Neither of us had heard of Magic Giant before lunch, I just told Liz that it was fun to hang out at BandPage.