Petty Fest SF, with Boz Scaggs, Lucinda Williams, Nick Valensi, Har Mar Superstar, Butch Walker, Two Gallants, and (Many) More
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
Better than: Singing along to classic rock radio.
The concept behind last night's Petty Fest concert at the Fillmore was simple: Get ... More >>
Well, hi. We're going nuts covering the Outside Lands Festival this weekend. To help you find it all, here's an updated list of all our coverage so far. This post will be updated as we put up new stuff. Enjoy and see you out there!
Friday, Aug. 10
Outside Lands: The Summer Music F ... More >>
Yes, yes, the world's atwitter with Coachella at the moment, but that will be over before you know it. The next big thing for California music fans to look forward to is S.F.'s own Outside Lands, which will be looking to follow up the roundly lauded proceedings of last year with a lineup worthy of t ... More >>
Dry the River
April 6, 2012
Better than: A boy's choir performing on Easter Sunday.
The theme of the night was strings. Violins swayed the crowd with sweet, thrilling sounds in both sets. Dry the River's violinist had prominent roles in the band's wholesome harmonies and ... More >>
When local folk-rock outfit Port O'Brien disbanded in 2010 after years of relentless touring, frontman Van Pierszalowski needed to clear his head. So, naturally, he headed to Norway, which promised both the isolation necessary to reboot, and the budding romance necessary to write a batch of compelli ... More >>
January can be an interesting month for live music in San Francisco. With many large tours still in holiday hiatus mode, the local weirdos get to take over the city's venues and conduct all sorts of unusual musical experiments in them. One of this year's most notable midwinter trials is the Family F ... More >>
You saw it coming...Over the past few months, we've found treasures and trash in San Francisco bars: Old school jukeboxes with surprisingly sincere music picks, and sad little boxes we urge you to skip. It's all come to this: The juke hunt winners distilled into a single list, the best offe ... More >>
Adam Haworth StephensOn the heels of today's news about S.F. trio Weekend -- whose busted van chassis hasn't stopped its tour -- comes a report of another crash this past Sunday involving S.F.-based Two Gallants frontman Adam Haworth Stephens in Wyoming. And, sadly, this story doesn't end as well ... More >>
Adam Haworth StephensYou might expect a song called "The Cities That You've Burned" to have an uncomfortable closeness. It might even be a painfully quiet acoustic ballad, eh? Er, no: this latest tune from Adam Haworth Stephens -- one half of the notable S.F. outfit Two Gallants -- begins intimat ... More >>