Japandroids w/ Craig Finn & The Uptown Controllers @ The Fillmore, 03.14.17

After finishing the touring cycle behind their second record Celebration Rock in 2013, Canadian rock duo Japandroids went radio-silent until last fall, when they played a handful of shows after announcing the release of their third record, Near to the Wild Heart of Life in January 2017. Since the release of that excellent record, they’ve been on tour almost non-stop, and played explosive two sold-out nights at the Fillmore in San Francisco in the ides of March. The Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn opened with his band, the Uptown Controllers. Check out photos from night 1… Continue reading

twenty one pilots @ SAP Center in San Jose w/ Jon Bellion 02.10.17

Alt-rock/hip-hop/electropop duo twenty one pilots played the SAP Center in San Jose, CA on February 10, 10 days before collecting a Grammy for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for their song “Stressed Out.” Rapper/singer/songwriter Jon Bellion opened the show. Check out photos from both sets below… Continue reading

Run the Jewels @ City National Civic in San Jose, 02.02.17

Run the Jewels, the duo of Killer Mike and El-P, recently released their third record, the aptly titled Run the Jewels 3, and played the City National Civic in San Jose, CA on the northern California swing of their tour. Check out photos from their set, along with opener Gaslamp Killer… Continue reading

Hamilton Leithauser @ The Independent w/ Alexandra Savior, 01.18.17


Former Walkmen singer Hamilton Leithauser played a sold-out show at the Independent in San Francisco on January 18th, in support of his new record (with former Vampire Weekend bassist/producer Rostam), I Had a Dream That You Were Mine. Portland singer/songwriter Alexandra Savior opened the show. Check out photos from both sets below… Continue reading