IDLES at Observatory North Park
Bristol punk band IDLES returned to San Diego with a raucous show at Observatory North Park. The politically-minded five-piece proved once again that they are one of the best and most vital bands of our generation.
Blanck Mass at Zebulon
English industrial-electronic producer Blanck Mass unleashed towering noise, explosive melodies, and ominous visuals to a spellbound crowd at Zebulon in Los Angeles. It was a powerful, ear-shattering performance.
Sonoma Harvest Music Festival Day 2
The second day of the second weekend of the 2019 Sonoma Harvest Music Festival in Glen Ellen, California on September 22nd. Photos from headliners Death Cab For Cutie plus Silversun Pickups and Cold War Kids.
Rainbow Kitten Surprise at House Of Blues Orlando
The ebullient North Carolina alternative rock band Rainbow Kitten Surprise thrilled the sold-out crowd at House Of Blues Orlando last week. The group dazzled with a 20+ song careers-spanning setlist and an array of spectacular lights.
Whitney at the 9:30 Club
Fresh off the release of ‘Forever Turned Around’
Local Natives at Rams Head Live
Local Natives bring their tour to a strong finish in Baltimore.
Sonoma Harvest Music Festival Day 1
The annual Sonoma Harvest Music Festival was split into two weekends this year, with weekend #2 taking place September 21-22 at the B.R. Cohn Winery in Glen Ellen, CA. Day one included sets from Misterwives, Walk the Moon, and headliners Chvrches.
Jenny Lewis w/ King Tuff @ The Fox Theater Oakland
Jenny Lewis (Rilo Kiley/Nice As Fuck/The Postal Service), out on tour in support of her recent and excellent record On the Line, played the Fox Theater in Oakland on September 28th. Garage-psych rocker King Tuff opened the night
Shura at The Independent
Alexandra Denton, AKA British singer/songwriter Shura, played the Independent in San Francisco on September 30th. Her second record, Forevher, was released in August on Secretly Canadian.
Life is Beautiful, Day 3
Closing out the 3rd day of Life is Beautiful featured acts such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Phantogram, Phantoms, Polo & Pan, Shoreline Mafia, Hot Chip, and more.
Life is Beautiful, Day 2
The 2nd day of Life is Beautiful saw performances by Janelle Monae, The Black Keys, Of Mouses and Men, Maggie Rogers, The Regrettes, and many more.
Life is Beautiful, Day 1
The 7th edition of Life is Beautiful kicked off on Sept 20th. Day one acts included Billie Eilish, Chance the Rapper, Walk the Moon, and many more.
Ride @ Brooklyn Steel, NY
After splitting in 1996 and reuniting in 2014, Ride is back touring and promoting their new album This Is Not a Safe Place. The four-piece entertained the Brooklyn crowd with new and old material to keep them keen throughout the night.
Flying Lotus 3D at the Novo
Legendary electronic music producer Flying Lotus returned to his hometown of Los Angeles for a thrilling gig celebrating his most recent album Flamagra. The visionary beat-maker unleashed his immersive 3D visual experience onto an enthralled crowd. The show was a triumphant victory lap that brought his Flamagra tour to its emphatic conclusion.
Hatchie at Soda Bar
Australian dream-pop rising star Hatchie enthralled the crowd at San Diego’s Soda Bar, racing through a mix of hits off her recent debut album Keepsake as well as last year’s Sugar & Spice EP.