Foals @ Brooklyn Steel
British rock band Foals, out on tour in support of their fifth record “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1,” played a three-night stand at Brooklyn Steel on April 12-14. Check out photos from a packed Night 2.
Spiritualized @ The Masonic
Jason Pierce (aka J. Spaceman) brought his iconic British space rock outfit Spiritualized to the Masonic in San Francisco.
Donna Missal @ The Independent
New Jersey-bred singer Donna Missal brought her “This Time” tour to the Independent in San Francisco on March 26th.
Lucy Dacus at The Black Cat
Lucy Dacus and her stellar band proved once again why they are one of the best live acts in indie rock.
Kurt Vile at 9:30 Club
Philadelphia’s Kurt Vile brought his catalog of beloved hits to DC’s iconic 9:30 Club.
Better Oblivion Community Center @ August Hall
Better Oblivion Community Center, the new collaboration featuring Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers, played a sold-out show at August Hall in San Francisco. The show featured songs from their self-titled debut record, as well as covers and reworked versions from their respective solo catalogs. Opening the show were two Bridgers cohorts, the experimental punk theatrical outfit Sloppy Jane, and singer/songwriter Christian Lee Hutson.
Metric + Zoe w/ July Talk @ The Masonic
Canadian synth-rock stalwarts Metric and Mexican alt-rockers Zoe are out on a co-headlining tour, and played the Masonic in San Francisco on March 13th. Toronto-based alt-rock band July Talk opened the show, and tilting the balance of this North American tour toward Canada…
Albert Hammond Jr. @ The Independent
Singer/guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. (The Strokes) played a sold-out show at the Independent in San Francisco for this years annual Noise Pop Music Festival. LA-formed/Michigan based dream-pop duo In the Valley Below are out on tour with Hammond’s group and played a stellar set, and local luminaries The She’s kicked off the night with their signature brand of pop-rock.
Garden Beats Festival at Fort Canning Park in Singapore
The 5th annual Garden beats Festival took over Fort Canning Park in Singapore on March 9th. The crowd danced and sang along to the likes of Masego, Alina Baraz, Yung Bae, The Kooks and more!
Cherry Glazerr @ The Independent
LA Rock trio Cherry Glazerr played a sold-out show at the Independent in San Francisco on March 10th, in support of their third record Stuffed and Ready.
Sharon Van Etten @ The Fillmore, w/ Nilüfer Yanya
Sharon Van Etten, out on tour behind her excellent new record, Remind Me Tomorrow, played a sold-out show at the Fillmore in San Francisco on February 27th. London-based indie R&B singer/guitarist Nilüfer Yanya opened the show.
Steve Gunn @ The Chapel
Singer/guitarist Steven Gunn, out on tour in support of his most recent record, The Unseen In Between, played a stellar set at the Chapel in San Francisco on February 16th. Opening the show was Japanese folk legend Sachiko Kanenobu, who played a set drawing from her 1972 record Misora, and was joined onstage by Gunn and his band for a few songs.
The Aces w/ joan at Rickshaw Stop
Orem, Utah’s The Aces, out on their first national headlining tour, played a sold-out show at Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco on February 12th. Synth-rock duo joan opened with some 80s-tinged tunes.
Anderson .Paak at the Masonic
A day after winning his first Grammy for Best Rap Performance, Anderson .Paak kicked off his Andy’s Beach Club World Tour with an extremely sold-out show at the Masonic in San Francisco on February 11th. After an opening set from Tayla Parx, .Paak hit the stage with The Free Nationals and tore through a set featuring a heavy dose of songs from his recently released record Oxnard.
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks at Brooklyn Steel
With amazing melodic songs and out of control guitar solos, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks lit up Brooklyn Steel. Opening up for the set was Goldstar.