Arts and Entertainment

Liz Phair continues to do it her way at The Fillmore

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Indie-Rock heroine Liz Phair’s sold out show at The Fillmore in San Francisco Thursday night was a homecoming of sorts. The 51 year old singer-songwriter and guitarist is touring in support of the recently released “Girly-Sound to Guyville,” a retrospective 25th Anniversary three disc set of her …

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Herbie Hancock, Grace Potter and Bob Weir rock Sound Summit

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Nestled away deep in the hills of Mt. Tamalpais State Park with a spectacular view of the bay, the fourth annual Sound Summit music festival rocked a sun splashed crowd Saturday afternoon. Dedicated to raise funds for the conservation and protection of the natural resources of Mt. …

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Herbie Hancock, Grace Potter and Bob Weir to headline benefit

The fourth annual Sound Summit music festival is returning to the slopes of Mount Tamalpais for another festive and eclectic day of music high above San Francisco Bay on September 8th. Jazz legend and musical icon Herbie Hancock will be topping a bill that includes stellar rock vocalist Grace Potter, …

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David Byrne keeps making sense with American Utopia tour

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER 35 years after he guided The Talking Heads to “Stop Making Sense”, David Byrne clearly demonstrated that his genius continues to shine as he returned to share his view of an “American Utopia” at the Bill Graham Civic in San Francisco Wednesday evening. Backed by the precise …

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Patti Smith to headline Pathway to Paris concert at Masonic in SF

Legendary performers Patti Smith and Bob Weir are set to join a celebration of climate action during the Global Climate Action Summit. Pathway to Paris, together with 350.org and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced a special concert on September 14th at the Masonic in San Francisco. Set …

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