So Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit concert went down at Shoreline Amphitheatre this weekend, bringing artists like the Flaming Lips, Jack White, Guns N' Roses, Eddie Vedder, and many more onstage for an all-acoustic show.
Somewhat surprisingly, Guns N' Roses actually showed up, apparently ... More >>
Outside Lands just released the lineup for 2012, its fifth year -- and it's a big one. Headliners include Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Skrillex, Jack White, Foo Fighters, Justice, Beck, Sigur Ros, and more. The festival takes place in Golden Gate Park Friday through Sunday, ... More >>
As Stag Dining Group, Emory al-Imam, Jordan Grosser, Matthew Homyak, Ted Fleury, and Anil Margsahayam have been putting on professionally clandestine dinners for 18 months now. Just before filing my review of their most recent event -- titled "Guns, Game, and Rose" -- I spoke to two of the stags, Ma ... More >>
Where: S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien, Pier 45, Embarcadero (at Taylor)
When: Thurs., Oct. 6th, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Cost: $30 online; 21 and over. Food and drink not included in entry price.
The rundown: Fleet Week docks in San Francisco and kicking the party off like a bottle of champagne on a new ship is Mis ... More >>
SF Sketchfest Opening Night w/ Tim and Eric @ Mezzanine
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, the wicked talent behind Adult Swim's Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, swan dive into bizarre and unproven comedy waters (the obvious choices being topics like uptight women and awkward donkey-faced dud ... More >>
Their backgrounds are as different as their comedy styles, but Jamie Kilstein and Reggie Watts should give dynamic, thought-provoking, and hilarious performances this week when they hit the Punch Line with Mary Van Note as part of Sketchfest. Kilstein is a subversive political comic who addresse ... More >>
Their backgrounds are as different as their comedy styles, but Jamie Kilstein and Reggie Watts should give dynamic, thought-provoking, and hilarious performances this week when they hit the Punch Line with Mary Van Note as part of Sketchfest.
Kilstein is a subversive political comic who addresses ... More >>
www.reggiewatts.comReggie Watts, Rory Scovel, and Chris ThayerThe HemlockSeptember 9, 2009Better Than: Sitting at home like a giant shit-fuck stack.No one deserves the title of Vocal Artist better than man behind the looped, scooped, and pooped renderings of last night's headliner at The Hemlock' ... More >>
Christopher VictorioOutside Lands Day Three: Tenacious D, M.I.A, Ween, The Avett Brothers
Golden Gate Park
August 30, 2009
Better Than: Being warm.The fog that began showing up in wisps over Dave Matthews Band on Saturday night turned into a typical freezing summer in San Francisco day by Sunday ... More >>
Chritopher VictorioTom JonesPearl Jam, Tom Jones, Incubus, Black Joe Lewis & the HoneybearsOutside LandsFriday, Aug. 28, 2009Better than: Anything else you could be doing in Golden Gate Park on a Friday night.The opening day of the second annual Outside Lands was, overall, what I'd call a ple ... More >>