Northern Nights Music Festival 2016

Do you like to camp in the redwoods, float on the Eel River, work on your tan, do yoga, hear comedy and listen to live music for 3 days straight? You should check out Northern Nights Music Festival on July 15th-17th. NNMF is just 3.5 hours north of San Francisco in Cooks Valley. Just off the […]

Must Listen: The Y Axes – Patch Me Up

This new radio friendly rock pop anthem from The Y Axes will have you montaging by the first chorus. Where bubble gum singles celebrate a “shake it off” superficiality, lead singer Alexi Rose Belchere belts out a deeper more angsty dedication to loyalty with a contagious hook. No escapism here, but rather an appreciation for someone who makes you feel whole. Beautifully patterned guitar arrangements […]

Tumbleweed Wanderers Headline Oakland’s Starline Social Club // Friday April 8th

Oakland’s own Tumbleweed Wanderers play their first hometown headlining show in over three years on Friday, April 8th. Tumbleweed Wanderers, who released one of the best Bay Area albums of 2015 in June, have managed to sidestep the Oakland spotlight as of late. They’ve opened up for big names like Jackie Greene and Greensky Bluegrass but consistently avoided the headlining slot in the East Bay. […]

Brad Byrd @ Hotel Utah

  Last Tuesday night, Brad Byrd entered the stage at Hotel Utah with a calm self-assurance that carried throughout his entire set. Long, sonorous melodies floated atop driving rhythms powered not only by Byrd’s guitar, but also his feet: alternating between kick drum and tambourine. A chiller version of Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins. […]

Harriet- “I could take you higher, But I can’t take you home… You’re a tough desire… You may be all I needed but it’s not like we’re alone” [Review] Feb 20 at The Rickshaw Stop

As someone who actively seeks out new bands on a regular basis and averages about 2-3 shows a week, it’s always REAL REFRESHING to stumble upon new musical treasure when you LEAST EXPECT IT. That was the experience I had last Thursday when I walked into the Rickshaw Stop with zero knowledge and zero expectations […]

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Must Listen: The Y Axes - Patch Me Up

This new radio friendly rock pop anthem from The Y Axes will have you montaging by the first chorus. Where bubble gum singles celebrate a "shake it off" superficiality, lead singer […]
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