REVIEW: Lucy Dacus @ Rickshaw Stop, 08.10.16

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Richmond, VA-based singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus played the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco on August 10, in support of her debut record No Burden. One of the more impressive debut records in recent memory, No Burden was released earlier this year on the Richmond-based label Egghunt, but was digitally released by Matador–with whom Dacus recently signed–and will see a physical release in September. Continue reading

Ex Hex / Cold Beat / The Shivas @ Rickshaw Stop, 05.19.15

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The last time Ex Hex played San Francisco, opening for Speedy Ortiz, they blew out the power onstage at Rickshaw Stop. After that powerhouse performance, they certainly deserved the headlining spot their next time through town, and the sold-out crowd agreed. Continue reading

Concert picks, week of 5.18.15-5.24.15

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Ex Hex @ The Rickshaw Stop in October

5.18- Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

5.19- Ex Hex @ Rickshaw Stop

5.20 Ava Luna @ Brick and Mortar Music Hall

5.21 San Fermin @ The Independent

5.21- The Tallest Man On Earth @ Fox Oakland

5.22- Blue Oyster Cult @ Slim’s

5.23- DJ Jazzy Jeff @ Mighty

5.24 Alex G @ Bottom of the Hill

 

Ex Hex / Speedy Ortiz @ Rickshaw Stop, 10.14.14

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Speedy Ortiz’s 90s-inspired angular rock often draws comparisons to much missed 90s alt-rock band Helium. So it’s fitting and/or steering into the skid that Speedy Ortiz booked a tour with openers Ex Hex, the new band from Helium frontwoman Mary Timony. Continue reading