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  1. Lee Ving a punk rock icon

    2018-08-05 22:51:34 UTC
    Last week I got to see Fear do a sold out show at Slims in San Francisco. I have never seen the club as full as it was that night. The opening bands Troublemakers, Oakland locals, and Channel 3 played great sets warming the room up for the headliners. Everyone…

  2. August Shows

    2018-08-05 22:39:03 UTC
    Willie Nelson & Family with Allison Krause Jack White David Byrne Shaila Durcal

  3. The Acoustic Side of Punk

    2018-07-29 07:10:24 UTC
    Last night I went to the Face to Face show at Slims in San Francisco. They just released an acoustic album. Opening for them were Get Dead who, if you haven’t heard of them, you should go listen to their music. Their Wikipedia page says they are “anti-folk” in genre…

  4. July Shows

    2018-07-11 00:32:35 UTC
    Some fun shows scheduled for this month.  Toad The Wet Sprocket @ The Great American Music Hall in SF - 7/21 Face to Face @ Slims SF - 7/27 FEAR @ Slims SF - 7/28

  5. Radwood Norcal

    2018-06-26 15:45:55 UTC
    On Sunday I rolled up to Oyster Point to wander the Radwood Norcal car show. If you don’t know Radwood it is a car show dedicated to the cars of the 80’s and 90’s. For me, these are the cars of my youth. They had everything from mild to wild…

  6. What’s it all about?

    2018-06-09 17:54:43 UTC
    I am privileged to see tons of great live music and comedy. I also get to take my camera and try to capture the emotion of the show. I hope you enjoy the photos and that it inspires you to go see more live shows. You only live once. Make…

  7. Nils Frahm

    2018-06-09 17:53:47 UTC
    A german composer who drags 9+ keyboards around on tour. His stage was an elaborate set of keyboards, pianos, and soundboards. There were songs he played that included all of them, and he’s the only person on stage. He is the most talented and unique composer that I have seen…

  8. Jean-Michele Jarre

    2018-06-09 17:52:08 UTC
    Jean-Michele Jarre holds some amazing records. He has held five concerts with over 1 million people in attendance. ONE MILLION. The largest show was 3.5 million in Moscow in 1997. He is the godfather of electronic music. His light shows are incredible. I got to see him at the City…

  9. Petty Theft

    2018-06-09 17:51:06 UTC
    I recently got a chance to go see Petty Theft at Slims in San Francisco. Petty Theft is _the_ Tom Petty tribute band. I shot both of their sets and stayed through to the end of the show. They do a mix of Petty and other classic rock hits. Their…

  10. Frost Music and Art Festival

    2018-06-09 17:49:20 UTC
    Standford Stadium- Last weekend I got to spend the evening at the Frost Music and Art Festival at Stanford. The day was beautiful. The crowd was mostly Stanford students, and two of the bands were Student bands. Sister Supply opened. Son Kuma played next followed by Ravyn Lenae and Glass…

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