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Lettuce keep the funk flowing in Oakland

Lettuce

PHOTOS: With the group firing on all cylinders, it kicked off a three-night run through California in style.

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PHOTOS: Steve Winwood at Fox Theater Oakland 6/26

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PHOTOS: Steve Winwood returned to the Bay Area on June 26th, headlining the Fox Theater Oakland as part of his latest West Coast tour.

PHOTOS: Dispatch, Yeasayer at Frost Fest 5/17

PHOTOS: As the year comes to a finish on campus at Stanford, Frost Amphitheater played host to Dispatch, Yeasayer & Paper Void, an act comprised of Stanford students.

O.A.R. treat fans with an ‘Extended Stay’ in San Francisco

PHOTOS: The band hand-picked the Independent in SF as part of their Extended Stay tour, and the shows were a rare treat for Bay Area O.A.R. fans to see the group up close and personal.

PHOTOS: Bicycle Day Weekend with Lotus, Gramatik, MiMOSA

PHOTOS: Tigers and EDM and 4/20, oh my! Bicycle Day SF went down for two nights, featuring live painting, speakers on drugs, people in costumes, light shows and multiple floors of dance music.

PHOTOS: Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Bob Weir at Sweetwater 4/18

PHOTOS: In between consecutive weekend dates at Coachella, the legendary group played at Sweetwater Music Hall and one of the Bay Area’s own local icons Bob Weir graced the stage.

PHOTOS: Widespread Panic at the Fox Theater Oakland 3/28

Widespread Panic

PHOTOS: Two nights of Widespread Panic took over Oakland’s Fox Theater this past weekend, featured a well-oiled band playing to a rather ravenous crowd of locals and out-of-towners.

PHOTOS: Zepparella at Sweetwater Music Hall 3/22

The All Female Led Zeppelin Tribute band busted out hits such as “Ramble On”, “Whole Lotta Love”, “Immigrant Song”, “Communication Breakdown” and countless others.

PHOTOS: Jackie Greene, The Mother Hips, Tumbleweed Wanderers at the Fox 3/21

PHOTOS: “The Pride of San Francisco”, a nickname bestowed upon Jackie Greene by legendary bassist Phil Lesh during his years with Phil & Friends, headlined at Fox Theater Oakland this past weekend with a three-set performance.

PHOTOS: Umphrey’s McGee, The California Honeydrops at Fox Theater Oakland 3/8

PHOTOS: When progressive rock meets a jam mentality, one must be discussing road warriors Umphrey’s McGee.

PHOTOS: Robert Randolph & The Family Band at Sweetwater Music Hall 3/1

PHOTOS: Pedal steel guitarist extraordinaire Robert Randolph and The Family Band PACKED Sweetwater Music Hall Saturday, provided another reason to LOVE Sweetwater Music Hall.

PHOTOS: Pixies, Best Coast at Fox Theater Oakland 2/21

PHOTOS: Pixies, back on the road, played a career spanning set at Fox Theater 2/21, with Best Coast getting things started.

PHOTOS: Amos Lee and Langhorne Slim at Fox Theater Oakland 2/19

PHOTOS: Singer-Songwriter Amos Lee and his band brought his seriously soothing soul-folk songs to the Fox Theater last week.

Sly & the Family Stone receive proper tribute from 9 Bay Area Bands

PHOTOS: When a show starts with a 50 person ensemble playing Sly and the Family Stone’s seminal album opener “Stand!”, you know you are in for something pretty unique.

PHOTOS: Rex Foundation Benefit at The Fillmore 12/7

PHOTOS: Keller Williams, Nicki Bluhm, Tim Bluhm, Mickey Hart & members of String Cheese Incident & Yonder Mountain String Band joined forces to help continue the good vibes of the Grateful Dead.

PHOTOS: Emilie Autumn at Oakland Metro Operahouse

Audience participation, costume changes, burlesque, elaborate makeup and even a make-out session between a cast member and audience member went down on stage — a unique show indeed…

Tea Leaf Green jam on at The Independent 11/30

PHOTOS: SF’s premier progressive rock band played to the local faithful at a totally-packed Independent, performing new material with plenty of special guests on hand.

Alice Cooper’s pyrotechnics, guillotines & 12-foot tall creatures

PHOTOS: Alice Cooper curated a setlist of classic hits, filled with clever theatrics in Santa Rosa, CA.

PHOTOS: JJ Grey & Mofro with The Stone Foxes at The Fillmore 11/15

PHOTOS: JJ Grey & Mofro, along with local favorites the Stone Foxes, lit up the Fillmore stage with a blend of rock and roll tinged with Southern blues, funkified soul and folky americana.

Steve Aoki gives SF champagne wishes and cake-in-your-face dreams

PHOTOS: The cake, the champaign, the robots and crowd surfing on inflatable boats were the main points of spectacle at a mad-packed SF Civic Auditorium. Chaos reigned supreme…