• REVIEW: G-Eazy celebrates intimate, sweaty homecoming at The New Parish

    REVIEW: G-Eazy celebrates intimate, sweaty homecoming at The New Parish

    OAKLAND — “Hello. My name is Gerald and I represent G-Eazy.” This was how a young Gerald Earl Gillum landed his first gig at The New Parish in Oakland, about a decade ago. The East Bay rapper, now headlining amphitheaters and much larger rooms nationwide—he drew thousands at Outside…
  • RIFF REWIND: Drive your Camaro to Whitesnake, Bon Jovi and Nazareth

    RIFF REWIND: Drive your Camaro to Whitesnake, Bon Jovi and Nazareth

    I drive a Camaro. Some cars, like your Priuses and your Camrys, are made to get you where you need to go as efficiently and safely as possible. I don’t begrudge people for owning those. Some cars, like Lexuses and BMWs, are made to flaunt wealth and communicate…
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  • PHOTOS: Snail Mail ignites with sincerity at sold-out Fillmore performance

    PHOTOS: Snail Mail ignites with sincerity at sold-out Fillmore performance

    SAN FRANCISCO — Taking the stage in a custom LA Galaxy jersey with her name printed on the back, Snail Mail began her show at The Fillmore Thursday with a noisy and spastic jam build up. Baltimore native Lindsey Jordan and her band then seamlessly opened with her 2018…
  • REVIEW: Kelly Clarkson brings the 'heat' to Oracle tour opener

    REVIEW: Kelly Clarkson brings the ‘heat’ to Oracle tour opener

    OAKLAND — Kelly Clarkson‘s excitement about returning to the stage was evident within minutes of her entrance at Oracle Arena. The pop star donned an ear to ear smile as she looked out over the Bay Area crowd. Thursday’s show was the opening night of her “Meaning Of…
  • INTERVIEW: LP swings the pendulum across extremes on new album, tour

    INTERVIEW: LP swings the pendulum across extremes on new album, tour

    After concluding her tour for her 2016 album, Lost On You, singer-songwriter LP was almost immediately pulled into a songwriting session. She’d just spent five full months on the road and had been living out of suitcases for a year-and-a-half, thanks to the worldwide success of the album’s title…
  • INTERVIEW: Whiskey Myers just 'good ol’ boys' playin' music all year long

    INTERVIEW: Whiskey Myers just ‘good ol’ boys’ playin’ music all year long

    Just how deep do Southern roots run through through Texas country and roots rockers Whiskey Myers?  When frontman Cody Cannon recently got married, he had only one request, courtesy of Will Farrell and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. Whiskey Myers 7 p.m., Friday, Apr. 26 August Hall Tickets:…
  • Q&A: Dorothy Martin on rock and roll without the sex and drugs

    Q&A: Dorothy Martin on rock and roll without the sex and drugs

    Dorothy is redefining modern rock. The Los Angeles band, helmed by lead vocalist Dorothy Martin, does not shy away from its rock and roll image, embracing comparisons to classic rock icons and putting on a live show to rival them. “I’m proud to call myself a rock n’…
  • SF Sketchfest: Blown seal and 'Wheels Off' with Rhett Miller of the Old 97's

    SF Sketchfest: Blown seal and ‘Wheels Off’ with Rhett Miller of the Old 97’s

    Old 97’s frontman Rhett Miller may be a master storyteller. Just don’t ask him to tell jokes. That might make his appearance at SF Sketchfest comedy festival Sunday seem like a bit of a head-scratcher. Miller will perform his acoustic variety show, “Wheels Off,” with a few friends…
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  • INTERVIEW: Gregory Alan Isakov tills the good earth in soil and song

    INTERVIEW: Gregory Alan Isakov tills the good earth in soil and song

    There are 18 weeks each year when singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov suppresses his urges to put pen to paper, or hop into his DIY barn studio in rural Boulder, Colorado to record. That’s because those 18 weeks are farming season and Isakov, who owns a small farm, cares…
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