As it's done all season, The Voice dragged out its results show to a degree that was at best arduous and at worst excruciating. So, after two hours of performances from bus-loads of people -- including Rihanna (who had actual clothes on, miraculously), Smokey Robinson, Kelly Clarkson, The Killers, P ... More >>
The Killers, M83, Passion Pit, Tegan and Sara, Grouplove, Imagine Dragons
Live 105's Not So Silent Night
Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012
Better than: The Not So Silent Night lineup from 10 years ago, which featured Moby, Disturbed, Sum 41, Papa Roach, Good Charlotte, Jurassic 5, and the Donnas. ... More >>
Just when you thought the season of multiple-day megaconcerts had ended, here's Live 105 with its largest Not So Silent Night concert ever. The two-day minifestival will take place Dec. 7 and 8 at Oracle Arena, with headliners Jack White and the Shins on Friday and the Killers and M83 on Saturday. C ... More >>
Six Organs of Admittance
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012
Bottom of the Hill
Better than: Mushrooms -- either kind.
Ben Chasny used to be the Bay Area's premier cinematic psych-rock wunderkind. Though he's based out of Portland now, his long-standing musical concern, Six Organs ... More >>
Snoop Dogg. Photographs courtesy of Julie Schugard for Spotify
Open bars of oysters, sushi, wine and cheese, and lots booze. Sound too good to be true? How about adding surprise musical entertainment by the Killers, Jane's Addiction, Snoop Dogg, and Kaskade?
Yep, it happened. Last night's p ... More >>
Social Studies, A Day To RememberRarely are bands' press photos shot on a stage, at a bar, in front of a microphone, or at a stuffy wedding reception. Though these places would seem the most logical place to plaster on a smile -- given that, you know, that's where musicians play -- the most ... More >>