Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Photos: Interpol

by Kathleen Richards
Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 2:19 PM

Interpol at the Fox Theater on October 18, 2010. Photos by John Joh.

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Friday, October 22, 2010

Exotic Erotic Ball Canceled

Perry Mann's famed celebration of free love will not happen at Craneway Pavilion this weekend.

by Rachel Swan
Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:46 PM

Ticket holders to this year's Exotic Erotic Ball at Craneway Pavilion will have to hang up their chaps and put their leatherware back in the closet. There will be no event this year, according to a press release issued this morning. Organizers cited dismal ticket sales, overstretched budgets, and operational snafus as reasons for canceling the two-day event and corresponding VIP voyage on Hornblower cruise ship, The San Francisco Belle. The producers urge ticket holders to "file their refund claims by following the appropriate bankcard procedure."

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Manu Chao Proves Himself a Worldly Music Man

Polyglot singer delivers an energizing - if formulaic - performance at The Warfield.

by Matthew Green
Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 11:20 AM

Perhaps it was the dizzying array of vaguely deciphered multilingual lyrics and the rapid succession of reggae beats, acoustic homemade techno rhythms, and punk rock pounding. Or maybe it was the first-pumping revolutionary bravado and the random cast of groupies who intermittently materialized on stage and swiftly dove off it into the kinetic mass of people below. From whichever angle one chose to observe, Manu Chao's long ago sold-out performance at The Warfield Theater last Friday was - much like the artist himself - a frenetic display of sound and energy. Yet after all was said and done, it made for a downright entertaining show. It was a two-hour display of sweaty bare-bones performance and utter audience euphoria.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Photos: Treasure Island Fest, Day 1

by Kathleen Richards
Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 6:47 PM

Treasure Island Fest, Day 1, October 16, 2010. Photos by John Joh.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Photos: M.I.A.

by Kathleen Richards
Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 5:35 PM

M.I.A. at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif., on October 13, 2010. Photos by Joseph Schell.

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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Photos: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival

by Kathleen Richards
Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 10:35 AM

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival at Golden Gate Park on October 2-3, 2010. Photos by Joseph Schell.

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010



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