Tool @ SAP Center
Maynard James Keenan brought Tool back to the SAP Center in San Jose, CA on January 14th, in support of the bands fifth record, Fear Inoculum, their first record since 2006. One-man industrial band Author & Punisher opened the show with a bombastic set.
Deadmau5 @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, New Year’s Eve
Deadmau5 lit up the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and rang in 2020 with a two hour and a half set. The San Franciso crowd was showered throughout the night with beats, balloons, and streamers by the end of the night. The second night of his set featured support from Lights (DJ set), Justin Martin, and Qrion.
Portugal. the Man @ The Fox Theatre
On the first night of their two day celebration of New Years Day, Portugal. the Man performed at the Fox Theatre with support from Chicano Batman. Playing hits from albums such as In the Mountain in the Cloud to Woodstock, Portugal. the Man brought the riffs, lights, and trippy visuals to the delight of the Oakland crowd.
Poolside @ The Fillmore
The “daytime disco” duo from Los Angeles, Poolside, took to stage at the Fillmore and had the crowd dancing to their synth-pop jams. Playing songs such as “Harvest Moon”, “Do You Believe” and their new single “Can’t Stop Your Lovin'”, Poolside left San Francisco in a dream pop state of mind.
Intersect Music Festival – Day 2
The second and final day of the Intersect Music Festival in Las Vegas, featuring performances by Anderson Paak, Brandi Carlile, Leon Bridges, Spoon, Japanese Breakfast, and Miya Folick.
(For a full gallery of Foo Fighters, check out the pics here.)
Intersect Music Festival – Day 1
The first annual Intersect Musical Festival, presented by AWS, took place at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on December 6th and 7th 2019. Day 1 artists included Kacey Musgraves, Beck, Chvrches, Weyes Bloow, Jamie XX, Gesaffelstein, Snail Mail, and Uknown Mortal Orchestra.
OMNI @ Baby’s All Right
Repping their new sophomore album, Multi-task, the Atlanta punk natives OMNI got their Brooklyn fans dancing and singing along while moshing to the classics.
Wild Nothing @ Elsewhere
Fresh off their new album Live From Brooklyn Steel, Wild Nothing celebrated it’s last day of touring rocking out with the Brooklyn crowd at Elsewhere.
The 1975 + others at Florida Man Fest
Central Florida’s alternative station FM101.9 took over Orlando Amphitheater with their annual live music showcase, featuring performances by Barns Courtney, Shaed, The Revivalists, Jimmy Eat World, 311, and headliners The 1975.
The Building at Songbyrd
Two exceptional indie acts stop in DC towards the end of their cross country road trip.
Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival Day 3
Tony Hawk and friends soared to the stratospheres at the Huckjam halfpipe while Wonderfront Day 3 hosted sets from Big Wild, Manchester Orchestra, Tyga, Suicidal Tendencies, and more.
The Black Keys w/ Modest Mouse + Shannon and the Clams @ Chase Center
The Black Key’s brought their Let’s Rock tour to the Chase Center in San Francisco on November 20th, with fantastic openers Modest Mouse and Bay Area natives Shannon and the Clams.
Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival Day 2
Migos, Vince Staples, J.I.D, Flatbush Zombies, and Phantogram were just a few of the standouts from Day 2 of the Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival. Downtown San Diego’s stunning waterfront provided the perfect backdrop for the fest’s rowdiest day yet.
Death Valley Girls at The Chapel
Los Angeles-based garage rock/psych-pop/occult-tinged group Death Valley Girls played the Chapel in San Francisco on November 20th. They group released their third record Darkness Rains last year on Suicide Squeeze Records.