Show Review & Photos: Lenny Kravitz @ Qwest Field

Lenny Kravitz opened for U2 on Saturday night with an abbreviated set including his biggest hits. Before this show I never thought of Kravitz and his band as jam band material, but after stretching the first four songs out in overly extended arrangements I’m convinced Kravitz and his band rank up there with the best […]

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Show Review & Photos: U2 @ Qwest Field

It was a beautiful day – 75°, not a cloud in the sky – when U2 landed their UFO in the middle of Qwest Field, bringing their extraterrestrial 360° Tour to a crowd of sixty thousand plus enthusiastic fans. The theme of U2’s show was honestly out of this world. The stage and lighting contraptions […]

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Show Review & Photos: John Vanderslice with Ivan & Alyosha @ the Crocodile

John Vanderslice may possibly be the friendliest and most personable musician I have ever come across. Vanderslice hung out around the merch table for about an hour before the show, chatting and hanging out with everyone who approached him to say hi. He took audience participation to a new level with a wild, fun, fully […]

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Show Review & Photos: the Presidents of the United States of America @ the Showbox, Market – Night 2

If there’s a better way to spend part of President’s Day Weekend than rocking out with the always entertaining, always high energy the Presidents of the United States of America at Showbox at the Market I wouldn’t have the slightest idea what it would be. Kitties, chickies, froggies and fans of all ages packed the […]

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CD Review: Or, The Whale by Or, The Whale

If popularity in the music industry was actually based on the quality of music, San Francisco’s Or, The Whale would be infiltrating everyone’s iPod and conquering the FM radio waves. Unfortunately that’s not the way the industry works. The assembled by way of Craigslist seven piece, Americana ensemble builds on the promise of their debut […]

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