Cate Le Bon @ The Chapel
Welsh singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon played a sold-out show at the Chapel in San Francisco on July 9th. Her new record, the excellent Reward, came out earlier this year on Mexican Summer records.
Anderson .Paak at The Forum, Los Angeles
Anderson .Paak continues his Best Teef In The Game Tour by invading the Forum in Los Angeles. With multiple guests such as Thundercat and Earl Sweatshirt to name a few, Anderson .Paak electrified Los Angeles rhyme after rhyme including 2 encores.
Priests w/ Sons of an Illustrious Father @ Starline Social Club
Washington DC post-punk band Priests played the Starline Social Club in Oakland, CA on June 29th. The band’s second record, The Seduction of Kansas, was released by their own Sister Polygon label in April.
Sons of an Illustrious father (featuring actor Ezra Miller on drums/vocals) are out on tour with Priests.
And singer/performance artist Ziemba opened the show with a set that featured a song-specific fragrance.
Foxwarren at Johnny Brenda’s
Andy Shauf and co. very gently rock Philly.
Faye Webster at Johnny Brenda’s
An Atlanta Braves fan in Philly.
Charly Bliss @ The New Parish
New York pop rock/punk quartet Charly Bliss played the New Parish in Oakland, CA on June 24th. The group are out on tour in support of their extremely excellent sophomore record, Young Enough.
Comedy Central Clusterfest in San Francisco
Comedy Central’s third annual Clusterfest comedy and music festival took place in San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and City Hall plaza over three days, June 21-23. Performers included Fred Armisen, Ilana Glazer, Courtney Barnett, and Japanese Breakfast.
Father John Misty at the Met Philadelphia
Father John Misty plays Philadelphia’s newest Theater.
The National and Courtney Barnett at the Mann Center
Two of the biggest acts in indie rock at Philly’s prettiest venue.
Beach House at Brooklyn Steel, NY
Beach House illuminates and soothes the crowds at Brooklyn Steel Crowd
FIDLAR at the Catalyst
LA skate-punks FIDLAR, out in support of their third LP, Almost Free, recently took a swing up through NorCal, and before two shows in Berkeley they played a raucous gig at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz. LA punk/cumbia/disco band Tropa Magica (formerly Thee Commons), frequent FIDLAR tourmates, opened with an energized set of their own.
Local Natives at Union Transfer
Local Natives rock Philly.
Kevin Morby at Union Transfer
Kevin Morby and the OMG band roll through Philadelphia’s Union Transfer.
Against Me! @ August Hall
Sold Out The Regrettes + Against Me!
The Regrettes @ August Hall in San Francisco
LA pop-punks The Regrettes opened up a sold-out show at August Hall in San Francisco on May 24th, a day ahead of their set at the annual Bottlerock festival in Napa, CA.