Petty Fest SF, with Boz Scaggs, Lucinda Williams, Nick Valensi, Har Mar Superstar, Butch Walker, Two Gallants, and (Many) More Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 The Fillmore Better than: Singing along to classic rock radio. The concept behind last night's Petty Fest concert at the Fillmore was simple: Get ... More >>
Happy Fourth, everybody! As we all know, patriotism in this fine land of ours often sounds frickin' terrible when presented in song form. But feeling happy to be American doesn't -- we repeat, doesn't -- have to involve Toby Keith. Or Keith Urban. Or, well, anyone named Keith actually. Here then, ar ... More >>
Last Thursday, Bruce Springsteen made the keynote speech at South By Southwest. He was funny, he was heartfelt, he was informative and -- dang, Boss! -- he was ridiculously honest. So honest in fact, that he picked up a guitar, played the opening riff from The Animals' "We Gotta Get Out of this P ... More >>
Christopher VictorioAl Green's soul medley on Sunday had us wearing a stupid grin.Of all the things we'll remember about this year's Outside Lands festival -- the sun breaking through the fog during Al Green's set, the gaudy costumes of Empire of the Sun, and the incessant oonce oonce from the He ... More >>
Christopher VictorioTom Petty and the Heartbreakers Joe Cocker @Oracle Arena June 5, 2010 Better than: Pill-based forms of anxiety relief Uptight white people, the remedy you require is Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. As it went down Saturday, the anxiety cure-all constituted three parts unaba ... More >>
In Kit Kittredge, all it takes to cure the Depression is a little Miss Sunshine.