Bleached @ The New Parish
Bleached, the LA rock outfit headed by sisters Jennifer and Jessica Clavin, hit the New Parish in Oakland on the tail end of the US headlining tour behind their latest record Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? on October 11th. Seattle’s Dude York were the openers for this leg of the tour, and new LA band Nice kicked off the night…
Kurt Vile @ The Fillmore
Indie folk-psych rocker Kurt Vile played the Fillmore in San Francisco on October 5th, a day before hitting the stage at the annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival in Golden Gate Park.
Eric Rachmany w/ Reed Turner at Antone’s
Rebelution guitarist Eric Rachmany put on a solo show that thrilled the late-night crowd at an official ACL Fest Late Night show at Antone’s. Also along for the ride was Austin-based Americana singer-songwriter Reed Turner.
Vampire Weekend @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Vampire Weekend packed Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on October 1st, their first show in the city in over 5 years. The band played an epic 27-song setlist, running over 2 hours, heavy on songs from their latest record, Father of the Bride.
IDLES at Observatory North Park
Bristol punk band IDLES returned to San Diego with a raucous show at Observatory North Park. The politically-minded five-piece proved once again that they are one of the best and most vital bands of our generation.
Blanck Mass at Zebulon
English industrial-electronic producer Blanck Mass unleashed towering noise, explosive melodies, and ominous visuals to a spellbound crowd at Zebulon in Los Angeles. It was a powerful, ear-shattering performance.
Sonoma Harvest Music Festival Day 2
The second day of the second weekend of the 2019 Sonoma Harvest Music Festival in Glen Ellen, California on September 22nd. Photos from headliners Death Cab For Cutie plus Silversun Pickups and Cold War Kids.
Rainbow Kitten Surprise at House Of Blues Orlando
The ebullient North Carolina alternative rock band Rainbow Kitten Surprise thrilled the sold-out crowd at House Of Blues Orlando last week. The group dazzled with a 20+ song careers-spanning setlist and an array of spectacular lights.
Whitney at the 9:30 Club
Fresh off the release of ‘Forever Turned Around’
Local Natives at Rams Head Live
Local Natives bring their tour to a strong finish in Baltimore.
Sonoma Harvest Music Festival Day 1
The annual Sonoma Harvest Music Festival was split into two weekends this year, with weekend #2 taking place September 21-22 at the B.R. Cohn Winery in Glen Ellen, CA. Day one included sets from Misterwives, Walk the Moon, and headliners Chvrches.
Jenny Lewis w/ King Tuff @ The Fox Theater Oakland
Jenny Lewis (Rilo Kiley/Nice As Fuck/The Postal Service), out on tour in support of her recent and excellent record On the Line, played the Fox Theater in Oakland on September 28th. Garage-psych rocker King Tuff opened the night
Shura at The Independent
Alexandra Denton, AKA British singer/songwriter Shura, played the Independent in San Francisco on September 30th. Her second record, Forevher, was released in August on Secretly Canadian.
Life is Beautiful, Day 3
Closing out the 3rd day of Life is Beautiful featured acts such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Phantogram, Phantoms, Polo & Pan, Shoreline Mafia, Hot Chip, and more.
Life is Beautiful, Day 2
The 2nd day of Life is Beautiful saw performances by Janelle Monae, The Black Keys, Of Mouses and Men, Maggie Rogers, The Regrettes, and many more.