Every year, the Bay Area sees an influx of awesome shows as bands make their way to or from Coachella. 2012 is no exception, with Radiohead making a stop at HP Pavilion three days before the band headlines the festival.
Talented musicians are generally well-rounded artists express their creativity in a number of ways. Lately many performers have begun spinning DJ sets, showcasing their talents in superb song selection and energizing the crowd. The latest to join in this trend, RnB crooner Erykah Badu, performs Wednesday night at Ruby Skye.
Still looking for a good reason to convince yourself that it’s better to be in SF than Coachella this weekend? Before Trentemøller heads to Indo for the festival, you can catch him at his first live set in the Bay Area since 2007 at Mezzanine this Saturday.
Francis and the Lights first performed in college, singing the entire The Immortal Otis Redding while backed by a young band. He has since gone on to gather new bandmates, release an emotion-filled album, and write music for rapper Drake. He performs tomorrow at a sold-out SF show before heading to Coachella.
After more than a year in Brazil recording new music and decompressing from an exhausting tour schedule, CSS is back in United States for a tour that kicks off in San Francisco this Friday before the band heads to Coachella. We spoke with lead vocalist Lovefoxxx during a phone interview from Brazil.
In the often-serious world of dance music, it’s good to see somebody still having a bit of fun. Meet Wolfgang Gartner, a California native who began teaching himself how to produce music at 11 years old, syncing a drum machine to a keyboard to make tracks while most kids were playing Nintendo.
BMX bike tricks, old people with weird eyes, an urban horseback rider with a sword and no face, plus a John Legend cameo — It doesn’t get much better than this. Looking sharp Magnetic Man! Your sure to hear and see plenty more after this UK-based trio touches down for its U.S. live debut at Coachella in April.