Femi Kuti

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Openers: Bands Worth Showing Up Early For This Week

    Blood and Sunshine​This isn't the kind of week where you need to worry about smelling of sweat, booze, and reckless abandon in front of your boss every single morning. But some excellent acts will grace S.F. stages in the next few days, and with them a hearty selection of openers. So slide out of ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Sierra Nevada World Music Festival Announces Lineup

    Confirmed artists for the 2009 Sierra Nevada World Music Festival  have been announced, and tickets are now on sale. The Festival takes place June 19-21 in Boonville, Mendocino County (about a four-hour drive from SF). The lineup this year looks particularly strong (though this is not a final ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Bonnaroo Lineup Announced

    Break out the Sharpie and circle your calendars. The lineup for the 2009 Bonnaroo Festival has just been announced, and suffice to say Woodstock and Lollapalooza have nothing on this. Just when you thought the four-day music and arts extravaganza, held on a farm in rural Tennessee, could get no bigg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Femi Kuti at the Fillmore Canceled

    We were getting all good and ready for a red hot Afrobeat throwdown with Femi Kuti this month, but now have belted out a resounding groan. That's because his entire U.S. tour has been canceled due to illness. Yes, that also includes the would-be upcoming scheduled performance at the Fillmore on Jan. ... More >>

  • Music

    December 31, 2008

    Thievery Corporation

    Radio Retaliation (ESL)

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    MP3 of the Day: Alice Russell

    I'm not sure what they're feeding those UK young women to get those gospel pipes up to such great heights. The latest of the pasty ladies with hearts full of soul is Alice Russell, a Brighton resident who worked her way up the church choir and intro recording/performing with the likes of Massive Att ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2007

    LastNight: Femi Kuti at the Fillmore

    Femi Kuti July 21, 2007 Fillmore, SF Better Than: Seeing a Fela cover band Download: A Femi Kuti stream off his MySpace Text and Photos By Eric K. Arnold A Femi Kuti show isn’t a concert, it’s a ritual; Songs aren’t played as much as experienced, and the music’s ultimate goal seems to be a ... More >>

  • Music

    July 18, 2007

    Music Is (Still) the Weapon

    Femi Kuti makes Afrobeat for today's world

  • Music

    September 13, 2006

    Lips Like Sugar

    Honeycut sweetens soul-pop

  • Summer Guide

    June 29, 2005

    Music Highlights

    Bands reunited, sock-stuffing legends, and chanteuses from Charo to Chaka? It could only mean summer sounds in the Bay Area!

  • Music Awards

    October 20, 2004

    Award Show Performers

    Thursday, October 21, 2004 at Ruby Skye

  • Calendar

    December 26, 2001

    Brooklyn Prophet

    Mos Def adds positive new dimensions to hip hop

  • Culture

    December 5, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

  • News

    October 17, 2001

    SF Music Awards 2001

    An exotic adventure into the mysterious world of sound!

  • Music

    October 3, 2001

    House Of Tudor

    Chic global travelers, New York drag kings, and horrific Halloween plays

  • Music

    February 14, 2001

    Proof Positive

    Brooklyn's Antibalas resurrects Fela Kuti's Afrobeat sound -- as well as his revolutionary politics

  • Music

    July 26, 2000

    Hear This

    Femi Kuti & Positive Force

  • Calendar

    June 21, 1995
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