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 announced 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

Drive-By Truckers w/ Lydia Loveless @ The Fillmore, 10.06.16

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Progressive souther rockers Drive-By Truckers played two nights at the Fillmore in San Francisco on October 16th, in support of their excellent new record, American Band.
The Truckers last played San Francisco in 2014, when they recorded a three-night stand at the Fillmore for their live album, It’s Great to be Alive!, released last year.  Continue reading