Concerts

Photo Gallery of Dropkick Murphys and Rancid in Berkeley by Sean Liming

August 22, 2017

Dropkick Murphys brought their nationwide From Boston To Berkeley Tour with co-headliners Rancid lto Berkeley. The month-long trek marks the first time the bands have toured together after a long and important history together. Each night culminates with a unique joint encore featuring Dropkick Murphys and Rancid sharing the stage for a mix of vintage punk and classic rock covers. The From Boston To Berkeley Tour also provided a special opportunity for those in attendance. Two From Boston To Berkeley Tour Charity Challenge Coins – one featuring Dropkick Murphys and one featuring Rancid — were available exclusively at the merch booth throughout the tour. The proceeds from each $20 coin donation will be split between The Claddagh Fund (www.CladdaghFund.org) and Musack (www.Musack.org).  Check out the photo gallery by Sean Liming of their recent Berkeley show: Dropkick Murphy: Rancid:  Dropkick Murphys are touring in support of their 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory album, released through the band’s own Born & Bred Records earlier this year. The album debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 and was the #1 independently released album. There’s a feeling of purpose throughout the album, influenced by the band’s work with The Claddagh Fund, a charity the [Read More]

Concerts

Pokey LaFarge exhilarated fans with a spellbinding performance at legendary Fillmore in SF

August 20, 2017

  It was Saturday night and you could almost sense the magic that was about the take over the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco. The modern day troubadour, Pokey LaFarge was returning to the stage and it was sure to be quite a performance. The night kicked off with a captivating set from Ruston Kelly. The singer/songwriter brought to life his poetic lyrics as they shine with emotion. A couple of my favorite tracks of the set were Hollywood and Black Magic.  Ruston’s vocals and guitar playing was accompanied by a second guitarist and incredible pedal steel player. Together the trio delivered a powerful sound that filled with venue. The crowd grew with anticipation as the time for Pokey’s set was nearing. From the second the band hit the stage, the energy level skyrocketed and the fans went wild.  The historical venue was once again home to a stellar performance. Pokey LaFarge performed his infectious style of music, bringing together everything from rockabilly, country blues, western swing, jazz  and so much more. His music captures the [Read More]

Concerts

Incubus, Jimmy Eat World, Judah and the Lion rock the Shoreline

August 17, 2017

It was a night of spectacular alternative rock sets at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View. The night kicked off with a high energy set by Judah and the Lion. They blew us away at BottleRock earlier this year and they did it again tonight. Next up was the infectiously fun set by Jimmy Eat World. They crowd was singing along to the songs and dancing around. Their pop punk vibes got the crowd energized and ready for more. They treated the crowd to a set filled with fan favorites that  catapulted the adrenaline through the crowd. Incubus hit the stage and grabbed everyone’s attention. They got the crowd fired up with songs spanning their lengthy catalog. Even their new tracks off 8, have soon become favorites and were fueling the crowd with a heaping dose of Incubus! Their performance bled with passion and you could see the crowd being held captive by magic of their music.     The tour is wrapping up with a few dates left and it was definitely one for [Read More]

Concerts

Outside Lands celebrates Tenth Anniversary with weekend of stellar performances!

August 15, 2017

Outside Lands celebrated it’s Tenth Anniversary this past weekend and it was quite a celebration for the Bay Area. It was three days of Music, Food, Wine, Beer, Art and Comedy and it went off without a hitch. Check out the lineup that was featured this year: Upon arrival, concert-goers were greeted to the festival and provided maps to the extensive grounds featuring several music stages, comedy, cooking and more. Most fans were kept up to date with the useful Mobile App that had everything you needed to know about Outside Lands 2017. In addition to the music, there was amazing art to be enjoyed throughout the festival grounds, Food that featured a variety of tastes from around the Bay, an array of fabulous wines at Wine Lands and impressive selection of brews at Beer Lands. There was something for everything at the festival and the variety of musical selections was endless. The lineups featured crowds of both young and old, as everyone stood in appreciate for the selection of great music available. One thing [Read More]

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Photo Gallery of Sam Hunt at Shoreline Amphitheater by Sean Liming

August 14, 2017

  Sam Hunt was a sold out show and you could tell by the amount of traffic on the freeways and streets. Cars parked randomly to beat the rush of traffic. People leaving their Uber and Lyft drivers on the freeway to jump the fence to stamped to the amphitheater because it was stopped traffic for miles. The usual hour and half drive to Shoreline became 3 hours of standstill traffic. You could see masses of cowboy boots and country attire walking the streets along with music of Sam Hunt in the air. Once this 32 year old Georgia boy hit the stage, the crowd went into a Beatles-like frenzy. Women screaming the lyrics to each song and dancing to the every beat. Sam Hunt played to the crowd’s excitement and continued playing into the night. The fans sensing the the end of the show, they soon gradually made their way to the stage. Once then last note was hit, fans raced to the stage to get a picture or even to get a chance [Read More]

Aftershock 2017

PHOTO GALLERY: New Years Day high energy sets on Vans Warped Tour

August 8, 2017

As we continue bringing you our Vans Warped Tour coverage, how about a Photo Gallery of New Years Day. They brought their high energy sets out on Warped Tour and it was definitely a sought after show!  The crowd raged and sang along to their favorite tracks as Ash Costello captivated the crowd with her commanding presence.  They are truly a fierce band that gives 150% to their fans when they play. Check out photos by Rockin Ryan (Click to enlarge) Make sure to visit their social media sites and stay up to date on the latest news from them. ~ Marisol Information & Links: Website: http://nydrock.com/ Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/nydrock Twitter: https://twitter.com/NYDrock

Concerts

Save Ferris delivered fun filled ska sets out on Vans Warped Tour

August 8, 2017

One of the funnest and most enjoyable sets out on Vans Warped Tour this year was definitely Save Ferris. With over a 20 year history, they returned to Vans Warped Tour and to crowds that couldn’t get enough of the fun filled sets. Their ska pop-punk music is uplifting, empowering and bleeds positivity! We had the chance to interview Monique and will be bringing our interview to you later this week. Afterwords, we raced over to catch their set and joined the massive crowd. The anticipation grew and when they hit the stage, their music was all that mattered. No worries, no fuss, just pure fun! Fans were dancing and singing along, everyone was having a fantastic time. Check out some photos of their set:   Earlier this year, Save Ferris released their new EP Checkered Past and you can pick it up by heading over to https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/checkered-past-ep/id1199890402. Make sure to visit their social media sites and stay up to date on their latest news. Information & Links: Website: http://saveferris.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/saveferrisofficial/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SaveFerris_1 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saveferrisofficialband/