Old Crow Medicine Show at the Warren Hellman public celebration.
Warren Hellman Public Celebration
February 19, 2012
Better than: Watching the live stream at home on your laptop.
Some of the nation's top roots musicians gathered together yesterday with Bay Area music fans to cel ... More >>
Wade GrubbsL-R: Jeff "Little Jewford" Shelby, Kinky Friedman, and Washington RatsoKinky FriedmanCarletta Sue Kay July 30, 2010, @Great American Music Hall Better than: Nobody. Friedman is a Jewish Renaissance dude: a singer-songwriter, writer of comedic crime novels, independent po ... More >>
Sonny Smith unveils 100 Records...or something close to that numberIf it was really going to stay sunny all day and night this weekend, we would recommend grabbing a picnic basket, a blanket, a boom box, and some buddies and doing a little urban camping until the sun and the moon switches places ... More >>
We spent 2009 sorting through piles of folk and Americana releases, revising this list in our heads till the bitter end and failing repeatedly to understand the hype behind the Avett Brothers in the process. While a year of listening brought no shortage of pleasant surprises, our hands-down favorit ... More >>
Hank III and AssjackThe Grand BallroomFebruary 28, 2009Better than: "That shit they call pop country music." Don't even get the dude started.
"The barbarians have invaded the opera," my friend observed, taking in the radical aesthetic disjunction between the gilt trim and crystal chandeliers of the ... More >>