Diet Cig w/ The She’s at Rickshaw Stop
Indie pop-rock duo (touring as a trio) Diet Cig helped celebrate the 15th anniversary of San Francisco’s Rickshaw Stop with a raucously fun set on January 9th. Local SF luminaries The She’s played a great set of garage-surf-pop as well. Photos from both sets in the gallery.
ALT 105.3 Not So Silent Night @ SAP Center
San Francisco radio station ALT 105.3 held their annual Not So Silent Night concert this year at the SAP Center in San Jose on December 8th. Headlined by Florence + The Machine, the show also featured sets from Elle King, The Struts, Mike Shinoda, Chvrches, Young the Giant, Bastille, and Death Cab For Cutie.
Nine Inch Nails + The Jesus and Mary Chain at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Trent Reznor brought his legendary industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails to the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco for a two-night stand, December 3rd and 4th, and played two different career-spanning sets over the two shows. Alt-rock/shoegaze heroes The Jesus and Mary Chain are out on tour with NIN, and opened both nights. Check out the gallery for photos from night 2.
Andy Shauf at PHILAmoca
Andy Shauf brought his haunting songs to Philly for an intimate, stripped-down show.
Jorja Smith at the Wiltern in Los Angeles
Jorja Smith, a rising star in the R&B world, captivates the Los Angeles crowd with her amazing live performance on the “Lost & Found” Tour.
Rubblebucket and Diet Cig at August Hall
Brooklyn based indie-rock/pop/dance band Rubblebucket headlined a particularly fun night of music at August Hall in San Francisco on November 7th. Energetic rock duo Diet Cig (touring as a threesome) opened with a high-kicking set of their own.
Caroline Rose at Underground Arts
Caroline Rose played Underground Arts in Philadelphia a few weeks ago in celebration of her phenomenal 2018 release Loner. Rose and her tight band were superb as were the awesome openers And The Kids.
Neon Lights Festival at Fort Canning Park, Singapore, Sunday
Neon Lights Festival continued into Sunday. Filled with rain and delays, performers such as Caribou, Rhye, Peking Duk and others still entertained the crowd through it all.
Neon Lights Festival at Fort Canning Park, Singapore, Saturday
Neon Lights Festival, came back for its 3rd edition at Fort Canning Park. Saturday featured acts such as Interpol, Shame, The Vaccines, and many more.
Frankie Cosmos + Kero Kero Bonito at The Fillmore
On November 5th, singer/songwriter Greta Kline, aka Frankie Cosmos, played a co-headlining show at the Fillmore in San Francisco with J-Pop-infused British indie band Kero Kero Bonito. Bay Area singer Tanukichan opened up the show with songs from her debut LP Sundays.
Ezra Furman with Omni at the Warsaw, Brooklyn
Ezra Furman captivates the Warsaw in Brooklyn with an adrenaline packed performance.
Courtney Barnett at The Fillmore Philadelphia
Courtney Barnett recently returned to Philadelphia to play The Fillmore. A packed crowd heard a brilliant Barnett rip through her super 2018 record Tell Me How You Really Feel as well as previous works. Waxahatchee opened with a glorious set.
The Goon Sax Portraits at Johnny Brenda’s
The Goon Sax opened their North American tour in Philadelphia at Johnny Brenda’s. Some portraits were captured ahead of the show, as seen here.
Evan + Zane at Great American Music Hall
Evan + Zane–the cover-song duo of actress/singer Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld, Thirteen), and guitarist Zane Carney– played a Halloween-themed show at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on October 29th. Covers included Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ ” I Put a Spell on You” and the Cranberries’ “Zombie.”
THE NATIONAL at THE MANN CENTER
Beloved indie rockers The National stopped by Philadelphia’s supremely pleasant Mann Center on a fittingly gloomy fall evening.