Have your listening habits changed from 2009 to 2019? Following the trend of comparing 2009 to 2019, I’ve created a playlist that documents Bay Area bands from the past 10 years. It will compare the bands I was listening to when I started writing about the Bay Area music scene
When founder and owner Christopher White, opened Rickshaw Stop 15 years ago he started saving band t-shirts from the artists that played his venue. The vision was that the box would stay sealed until he had a child to share them with. Perhaps one of your band shirts made it
Founded by Noise Pop in 2007, Treasure Island Music Festival has been located on Treasure Island until this year when it was moved to Middle Harbor Shoreline Park. How long until the branding changes to reflect the location change? Formerly branded by its location on an island, the new location is
Sometimes it’s hard for me to admit that I am only “broke & beautiful.” However, after attending Marshmello’s sold out show at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium it is clear I can’t wear a thong to a show and I still believe drugs and live music aren’t for me. When
Make your New Years resolution to listen to more hot Bay Area bands in 2018. Creating a limited list of only 20 local bands is a challenge for me, I have access to a lot of new music. In fact, this list doesn’t include a lot of friends that are crushing
Just the other day I saw The Pains of Being Pure at Heart at The Chapel. They put on a high-energy show that was worth leaving the house for on a Tuesday. At the end of their set, the lead singer Kip Berman thanked the audience for being such a great crowd.
Outside Lands was 1 week ago. I usually like to write my festival coverage on the Monday following the event. However, this festival took a long time to recover from. With 50,000+ in attendance each day, it felt like everybody from the Bay Area was there. I saw your mom,