Wolf Alice @ Fox Theater, Oakland 04.18.16


While the annual Coachella music festival has varying degrees of appeal depending on your feelings about the desert, festivals, hordes of sweaty bros, and the particular bands playing, an indisputably great side benefit of the festival since it became a two-weekend affair is the plethora of shows around California during the week between Coachella weekends. Continue reading

TV on the Radio @ Fox Theater Oakland, 3.31.13

TV on the Radio @ Fox Theater Oakland

With the SXSW detours/spring training period out of the way, concert season is in full swing as festival lineups are announced, tours extended, and bands start descending on bigger cities in support of new records. Brooklyn’s TV on the Radio are in the midst of a big tour promoting their latest, Seeds, and hit the Fox Theater in Oakland on March 31st. Continue reading

CHVRCHES @ Fox Theater in Oakland, CA, 09.18.14


Big day for the Scottish on Thursday, September 18, 2014. The Scottish Independence Referendum failed to pass, meaning the Scots will stay in the UK and the Union Jack can continue to exist unmolested. For Bay Area residents, it was also the day that Scottish trio CHVRCHES finally returned to northern California, after their scheduled Outside Lands performance in August was scratched due to problems at the Vancouver airport (See, leaving the British Commonwealth doesn’t fix all your problems!).

So instead of an abbreviated set in a large outdoor setting, CHVRCHES fans who missed them at Outside Lands (as well as fans that didn’t want to navigate Outside Lands) got to see them in the beautiful Fox Theater in Oakland. Here’s to continued border crossing issues for bands playing festivals!