Bleached, Best Coast at the Fillmore in San Francisco, 8-15-13 (photos)
Bleached and Best Coast performed at the Fillmore in San Francisco for a night of surf-tinged indie-rock. The two perfectly matched bands continue to tour together down the coast to their home towns of L.A.
eTown cancels Michelle Shocked show after singer’s reported anti-gay rant
Boulder-based national radio show eTown announced it has canceled its May 3 concert with eTown veteran Michelle Shocked after the singer-songwriter reportedly went on an anti-gay rant at a concert in San Francisco.
Win tickets to see the Fresh & Onlys at the Larimer Lounge
The Fresh & Onlys is riding the still-forming wave of postmodern San Francisco indie-rock, and September's "Long Slow Dance" is rightfully one of the season's best releases.
Treasure Island Music Festival photos: Public Enemy, Girl Talk, the XX, M83, Divine Fits, more
The 2012 edition of the Treasure Island Music Festival brought a host of bands, a 60-foot ferris wheel, interactive art, a silent disco, interesting food, roaming performers and more to the Bay Area this past weekend.
Thee Oh Sees at the Gothic Theatre, 9/13/12 (photos and review)
John Dwyer, the enigmatic, fierce and caustic force of Thee Oh Sees, is among the few musicians today that actually seems to have paid attention to all that punk rock had to offer back in the day.
Outside Lands 2012 photos: Stevie Wonder, Skrillex, Sigur Ros, Norah Jones, Dispatch, Fun., Die Antwoord, more
The 5th Annual Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park drew acts from all over the world, spanning many styles of music, and kept three days of capacity crowds warm in the chilly San Francisco summer fog.
Thee Oh Sees and Ty Segall tour to hit Gothic Theatre in September
At the risk of hyperbole, Thee Oh Sees may be the best rock 'n' roll band in America right now. We've covered the group far and wide over the past few years -- at the Larimer Lounge, at Moe's, in San Francisco, in Austin.
Photo essay: Treasure Island Music Festival
The annual Treasure Island Music Festival in the San Francisco Bay Area took place this past weekend on what else -- an island. It was a beautiful event, bringing scores of indie bands to the island overlooking the skyline of San Francisco from just across the bay.
Outside Lands 2011: Photos of Day 3 featuring Arcade Fire, the Decemberists, Major Lazer, Gallagher
More great weather greeted fans at the third and final day of the 2011 Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. While many festivals end up being just bands on stages, Outside Lands is a true San Francisco event, representing the variety and diversity of the city in its signature park.
Outside Lands 2011: Photos of Day 2 featuring Muse, the Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys, the Vaccines and more
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee took to the main stage and welcomed a sell-out crowd of approximately 60,000 to a bright, sunny day in Golden Gate Park on Saturday.
Outside Lands 2011: Photos of Day 1 featuring MGMT, Erykah Badu, The Meters and more
Under a thick blanket of fog, tens of thousands gathered on fields normally used for soccer, ultimate frisbee and dog walking to hear some of the biggest names in the music business at San Francisco's Outside Lands Music Festival.
Live review: Ty Segall @ the Hi-Dive
Close to 150 people filled the awkward space that is the Hi-Dive on South Broadway Thursday night to hear San Francisco Bay boy Ty Segall play songs from his 2010 release, “Melted.” A band of four took the stage just after 11 p.m., including mainstay-vixen drummer, Emily Rose Epstein, a pro guitarist and some doe-eyed blond girl who looked as if she had just hopped on tour that week.
The Reverb Interview: Mac McCaughan of Superchunk
Seminal indie rock quartet Superchunk did not need to put out another album. In fact, after a nine-year recording hiatus and the daily hustle of running the respected Chapel Hill, N.C., record label Merge (home to Spoon, the Arcade Fire, Teenage Fanclub and dozens of others), the band’s founders weren’t even sure they wanted to.
Outside Lands Festival @ Golden Gate Park
[photopress:outside_thom.jpg,full,pp_image] Headliners Radiohead rocked the first night of San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival. Photos by Julio Enriquez. Reverb contributor Julio Enriquez checks in with this report from the Outside Lands Festival, which took place at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Aug.
The Dwarves @ the Bluebird Theater
[photopress:IMG_8154.jpg,full,pp_image] Mexican wrestler masks and crotch-hugging briefs are the norm at a Dwarves show. Photos by Joe McCabe. The Dwarves, the San Francisco-based, self-proclaimed "Greatest rock band of all time," brought their punk rock antics to the Bluebird Theater on Aug 1.
Tiny Television @ the Walnut Room
[photopress:tinytelevision01.jpg,full,pp_image] Tiny Television's one-off show last week was a rare occurrence for Denver. Photos by Doug Beam. Formerly-local act Tiny Television doesn't play around these parts much anymore, mostly because principal Jeremy D'Antonio relocated to San Francisco, but that just makes his occasional Mile High City stop-through all the more special.
David Greco, Jason Stocker @ the Walnut Room
[photopress:grec1.jpg,full,pp_image] David Greco is recording, and playing, in the Rockies. Photos by Brian Carney. It's excellent to have friends in high places. San Francisco singer-songwriter David Greco is back in Denver for a couple weeks recording his latest record, and Greco played a show at the Walnut Room on Thursday with his buddies Ben Wysocki and David Welsh -- known as half of the Fray.