The Canadian indie rock band Calpurnia delivered a truly entertaining set last night at the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco. The 4-piece band was founded in 2017 and is led by Finn Wolfhard, known for his role in the highly acclaimed series Stranger Things. Finn met drummer Malcolm Craig on the set of a music video and the chemistry was immediate, adding Ayla Tesler-Mabe and Jack Anderson to the mix. Together their passion for music was evident and highlighted through their music. They released their debut single “City Boy” on 7 March 2018.
Last night at the SOLD OUT show the crowd was ready for a night of great music. When we arrived, hours prior to the doors opening, the line of dedicated fans wrapped around over two city blocks. The elation raced through the crowds as the young fans could hardly contain their excitement. The night kicked off with a killer set by Spendtime Palace, a 5 piece rock band from Costa Mesa who won the crowd over instantly. Check out some photos of their set by our Rockin Ryan:
The energy of the fans bounced off the venue walls as they brimmed with anticipation of the arrival of Calpurnia. Fans were chanting “Calpurnia! Calpurnia!” It was great to see the love and devotion that these fans had for the band and for live music. In a time, where live music has played secondary to downloads and playlists, it was refreshing to see that rock is alive and still thriving. With bands like Calpurnia, we have nothing to worry about. They hit the stage with 150% of energy and never eased up one bit.
The charisma that these four members hold is a sight to enjoy. You can tell that each one of them enjoys performing and they are exactly where they belong; on stage. The crowd danced, sang along, screamed in delight and buzzed with emotion. The night finished with an Encore that included a killer cover of the Beatles “Don’t Let Me Down” and their big hit “City Boy” where they brought Spendtime Palace for a fun finale. Check out some photos of their set by our Rockin Ryan:
Check out the video for their song, City Boy:
You can also pick up their EP and merch by heading over to their site: https://dubleplus.com/pages/calpurnia. They will also be performing at Rasberry Farm at Royal Botanical Gardens on September 2nd and RiotFest on September 16th.
Make sure to visit their social media sites and stay up to date on their latest news.
Information & Links:
- Website: https://www.calpurniatheband.com/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Calpurniatheband/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/calpurniaband
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/calpurniaofficial/
- Website: https://www.spendtimepalace.com/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpendtimePalace/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/SpendtimePalace
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spendtime.palace/