If you can't be with the someone you love on Valentine's Day, then love the one you are with, as Stephen Stills would sing. And that'd be San Francisco. Who else do you spend all your money on? Now, it's time to declare your love for this city, even if you can't afford it. Thankfully, the S.F. Tr ... More >>
The Monkees: Where are their leather pants? Do the Monkees belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Of course they don't. But not for the reasons Jann Wenner and his cabal of ex-Rolling Stone interns have decreed, which add up to the charge that Micky Dolenz, Davey Jones, Michael Nesmith, an ... More >>
This week: Burn a bongload with Buffalo Springfield. Behind the buzz: Though perhaps not one of those Ice Capades-in-Hell moments, the Buffalo Springfield reunion is welcome news for weed rockers, retro-cultists, and hippies of every age. This accidental and short-lived folk-rock supergroup ... More >>
Grizzly Bear has a sense of humor. Witness it soon or wait a while.Yesterday, we posted the facial-expression-inducing lineup for this year's Bridge School Benefit concert, where Neil Young and Stephen Stills will likely draw thousands of former Bay Area hippies with a Buffalo Springfield reunion ... More >>
Buffalo SpringfieldLiveNation today announced the lineup for this year's Bridge School Benefit -- Neil Young's annual show for the school he helped found for his son -- and, well, wow: In addition to the regulars, the classic '60s outfit Buffalo Springfield is reuniting for the show, minus t ... More >>
Joseph SchellRay LaMontagneNob Hill Masonic Center Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009Better Than: Breaking up then making up.Ray LaMontagne's first few chords were barely audible behind the crowd's hooting and whistling, his figure obscured by shadows under a lone, blue spotlight. By the time he approached th ... More >>
Altamont slammed the door on rock 'n' roll's dream of peace and love. An insider remembers.