Thursday, October 23, 2014
PHOTOS: St. Lucia @ The Independent, SF 2/5/14
Feb 11, 2014
St. Lucia played The Independent last Wednesday night and were joined by opener Sir Sly. Our friend Justin Yee was on hand to get...
CONCERT RECAP: Skrillex + Craze + LOUISAHHH!!! @ The Independent, SF 2/3/14
Feb 4, 2014
When the news dropped late last year that Skrillex would be doing a set of shows in San Francisco dubbed as a "Takeover", I...
CONCERT RECAP: Surfer Blood @ The Independent, San Francisco, CA 10/22/13
Oct 25, 2013
I was confused – very confused. Who was this dude with the 12-string guitar and headset mike? Why were none of the lights on?...
CONCERT RECAP: J Roddy Walston and the Business @ The Independent, SF, CA 10/10/13
Oct 23, 2013
It was a lukewarm southern night in Athens, GA, in the waning months of 2007. As a senior in college, there was nothing better...
PHOTOS / RECAP / SETLIST: MS MR @ The Independent, San Francisco 10/15/13
Oct 16, 2013
MS MR kicked off a mini west coast tour last night in San Francisco in support of their debut album, Secondhand Rapture. Using...
CONCERT RECAP: Dumpstaphunk Superjam @ The Independent, San Francisco 8/11/13
Aug 12, 2013
To close down another stellar Outside Lands weekend, I carried a NOLA Jazz Fest tradition over to the Bay Area by finishing off the...
Wolfmother Announces Intimate Show at The Independent in SF
Jul 12, 2013
After a whole ten minutes advance notice, Bay Area's Another Planet Entertainment (also responsible for bringing Outside Lands to the world) just dropped the...
VIDEO: moe. pays tribute to Dave Brubeck with “Take Five”
Dec 7, 2012
Legendary jazz pioneer Dave Brubeck passed away at the age of 91 on Wednesday morning and last night moe. paid tribute with a cover...
Live Music Blog’s Best of 2012: Concerts, Albums, Artists and More (Part Two)
Dec 3, 2012
Last week, we rolled out Part One of LMB's Best of 2012 feature, highlighting this year's noteworthy albums (Tame Impala's Lonerism, Jack White's Blunderbuss...
RECAP: Reggie Watts @ The Independent, SF 6/1/12
Jun 2, 2012
"Where My Scarecrows At?" Through the ages we've always enjoyed to laugh at entertainers. From court jesters to Vaudeville acts; from one-man bands to...
PHOTOS / WORDS: Marco Benevento Trio @ The Independent, SF 12/4/11
Dec 5, 2011
Marco Benevento did his best to keep a San Francisco audience perfectly satisfied last night as he brought his trio into town (this time...
PHOTOS: Lotus @ The Independent, SF 11/12/11
Nov 14, 2011
Lotus played to a sold-out Independent on Saturday night and arguably played the best two sets I've ever seen them deliver. The energy...
LMB SF: This Week’s Concert Calendar (Nov. 7-13)
Nov 7, 2011
Sorry for the absence of this here column last week; I got hit with an acute case of tonsillitis which definitely killed my Monday...
LMB SF: This Week’s Concert Calendar – Oct. 24-30
Oct 24, 2011
Happy Monday, folks. Everyone out here in the Bay Area is recovering emotionally after the transcendent experience that was this year's Bridge School...
REVIEW (via @coventrymusic): Karl Denson’s Sticky Fingers @ The Indy, SF 10/21/11
Oct 22, 2011
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe arrived in San Francisco for a two night run at the Independent (one of three venues, the Boom Boom Room...
Photos: The Budos Band @ The Independent, San Francisco 1/15/11
Jan 17, 2011
This weekend brought the Daptone records funk collective known as The Budos Band to The Independent for two sold-out nights in the heart of...
Review: Holy Fuck, Nice Nice @ The Independent, SF 6/8/10
Jun 14, 2010
I saw Holy Fuck last week here at the Independent with the Portland duo Nice Nice, and left feeling like I had seen a...
Secret Show Leak: Deer Tick Playing @ The Independent, SF on 3/3
Feb 24, 2010
It's not often that we get approached to be a 'breaking news' sort of music news vehicle, so whenever I get the chance to...
Media Dump: White Denim @ The Indy, SF 1/20/10
Jan 29, 2010
Last Wednesday, one of the best jambands you've never heard of rolled through San Francisco and played a raging, non-stop set to a half-empty...
Review: Holy Fuck @ The Independent, San Francisco 8/27/09
Sep 1, 2009
Last Thursday night I got to see one of my favorite bands to see live, Holy Fuck, but the show left a little bit...
Tonight: Holy Fuck @ The Independent
Aug 27, 2009
This is definitely a big live music weekend for me with Outside Lands starting tomorrow, and I'm kicking things off right with Holy Fuck...
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Panda Bear Releases New EP, Confirms New LP Release Date, and Releases New Video
Oct 22, 2014
PHOTO RECAP / SETLIST: Widespread Panic @ Peabody Opera House, St. Louis, MO 10.21.14
Oct 22, 2014
SETLIST / TWEETS: Phish @ Santa Barbara Bowl, CA 10.22.14
Oct 22, 2014
Video: What Phish Sounds Like to People That Don’t Like Phish
Aug 2, 2010
I had to pause this video I was laughing so hard. (via @YEMblog)
PHISH FRIDAY: ’14 Things To Look Forward to on Fall Tour
Oct 17, 2014
SETLIST / TWEETS: Phish @ Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, OR 10.17.14
Oct 17, 2014
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