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A Night in Reznor’s World: Nine Inch Nails Rules the Night at Shoreline

08/28/2014

Sunday night less than 24 hours after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook the Bay Area, Nine Inch Nails sent shockwaves through the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View. Of course, this unreal show was just another day’s work for the iconic, genre bending rock band. But for us mere mortals who got the chance to spend Read More

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This Is Where The Locals Will Be Next Friday

08/28/2014

Our friends at Tricycle Records are celebrating their 8th Anniversary by dropping a new record to celebrate. Oakland art rock quartet, Everyone Is Dirty. Join the locals-only roster to release their debut LP, Dying I Fun. See what all the buzz is about and catch them live Friday, September 5th at Rickshaw Stop for their record Read More

Jack White at Bill Graham Civic August 23, 2014

” .. and I’ve been Jack White.”

08/24/2014

Jack White covered two hours of ground on his second night at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. With a clean haircut, some new looking muscles and a bruised, rolled ankle from the night before, Jack came out in a flurry — hard, heavy and full of moxie. He rang off hits, from tracks off the new best-selling vinyl Read More

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Outside Lands 2014: The Craziest, Most Unique Things We Saw

08/14/2014

Outside Lands has become an unstoppable force here in SF. As the crowds continue to grow, the homegrown music festival has really started to come into its own identity. A crowd pleasing mixture of acts and formula that brings together at least one classic rock artists (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) and EDM (Tiësto), as well Read More

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Outside Lands and CHVRCHES Adding Make Up Show at The Fox Theater September 18th

08/12/2014

I know a ton of attendees were bummed out to hear Scotland’s CHVRCHES were forced to cancel their Sunday set at Outside Lands. I wanted to hug every poor soul wearing their CHVRCHES t-shirts. Good news today however, as they are adding a make up date at The Fox Theater in Oakland September 18th. Details on Read More

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Outside Lands Day 3 – Sunny Skies, The Killers, Jenny Lewis and 20,000 People Singing Eurythmics

08/11/2014

Sunday brought us our first day at Outside Lands Music Festival with actual sun, rounding out another incredible festival of music, food, art and people-watching. There was a little something for everyone Sunday with The Killers and Tiësto closing out the festival to massive crowds. The only gloom over the day was the unexpected cancellation Read More

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Photos: Outside Lands Day 2 – Local Acts Shine, Petty and Macklemore Thrill Fans

08/11/2014

Day two of this year’s Outside Lands Music Festival was headlined by fog, mist and gusts of freezing wind, aka August in San Francisco. SFCritic photographer Fabian Molina and I took a divide-and-conquer approach on Saturday’s schedule to try to catch both the big shows and some of the more unique OSL experiences. The Lands End Read More

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