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Deep Purple, Alice Cooper shake a sold-out crowd at LA’s Greek Theatre

Alice Cooper

PHOTOS: The British heavy metal pioneers and “The Godfather of Shock Rock” energized a capacity crowd with plenty of old favorites.

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Outside Lands 2017: Top 5 things to see, eat & drink

Outside Lands

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We’ve outlined our top sets that you won’t want to miss, biggest scheduling conflicts, potential guest appearances and the best beverages to drink.

The War on Drugs’ new album sounds like another masterpiece after their preview at Apogee Studio

The War on Drugs

SHOW REVIEW: It won’t be long before the whole world gets to hear what Adam Granduciel and company have been up to — and there’s a lot to be excited about.

Five emerging artists you need to hear

Sabrina Claudio, Little Simz, Grace Mitchell, Amy Shark & TRANSVIOLET

Get ready to discover your new favorite artist.

Circles Around the Sun take us on a long, strange trip back to 1967 at Terrapin Crossroads

Circles Around the Sun

PHOTOS: The atmosphere was so groovy that it felt like we had actually time-traveled back to 1967, circling around the distant sun and back.

Get ready for the world to fall in love with 23-year-old rising star Amber Mark

Amber Mark

PHOTOS: She manned the stage with grace and gratitude, if not a shred of shyness that will surely disappear in the near future.

Outside Lands reveals its 2017 schedule

Outside Lands - 2017 schedule

The three-day festival has unveiled what every live music fan clamors for … set times!

Blonde Redhead deliver a poignant performance at The Regency Ballroom

Blonde Redhead

SHOW REVIEW: Despite being around for more than 20 years, Blonde Redhead is anything but stagnant.

The Drums entertain a sold-out Fillmore with their energetic brand of indie pop

The Drums

SHOW REVIEW: The Brooklyn outfit sounded rather polished, and with their fans’ energy becoming increasingly evocative, the evening ended on quite a high note.

PLANETARIUM send fans at Fox Theater Oakland on an emotional journey to the cosmos

PLANETARIUM

PHOTOS: The supergroup’s performance was accompanied by otherworldly visuals as it traversed the Solar System with quite a few emotionally charged songs.

Perfume Genius pours his heart & soul out in SF

Perfume Genius - featured

PHOTOS: The Seattle-based musician displayed both a quiet vulnerability and a forceful confidence as he performed tracks from his new album.

Miguel’s silky-smooth voice captivates at this year’s Sound in Focus series opener

Sound in Focus 2017 - Miguel

PHOTOS: Once the sun set and the singer-songwriter stepped onstage, the audience was transported somewhere else entirely.

The Revivalists, Jamestown Revival bring the heat to wine country at Robert Mondavi Winery

The Revivalists

PHOTOS: If you find yourself fortunate enough to call the Bay Area your home, treat yourself to a concert at Robert Mondavi Winery this summer.

SF Oysterfest 2017 serves up a stacked lineup of electronic-tinged indie pop

2017 SF Oysterfest Music Festival - featured

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Oysterfest truly has it all: great live music, food, drinks and a ticket price that is just right. So, what’s not to love?

Our 10 favorite shows from the first half of 2017

Best live shows of 2017 - Radiohead, Sigur Rós, Ryan Adams & Run the Jewels

The 2017 BAMS List: Showbams revisits the best performances we’ve witnessed over the past six months.

AIR celebrate ‘twentyears’ at The Masonic

Air

SHOW REVIEW: It was a no-brainer to catch the French downtempo/space-rock project for what could be the last time in the Bay Area.

ID10T Fest takes over the Silicon Valley tech bubble

ID10T Music Festival + Comic Conival 2017 - Girl Talk

FESTIVAL REVIEW: For one weekend, the inaugural ID10T turned Silicon Valley into Music and Comic Conival Valley with music, comics, comedy, cosplay and more.

Chris Robinson delivers chills at The Chapel

Chris Robinson

SHOW REVIEW: The sound at the first of his two SF shows was impeccable, and the vibe was all smiles. Even in a near-silent room, you could feel it.

Tool continue to melt minds on their latest tour

Tool

PHOTOS: The three-time Grammy winners haven’t released an album since 2006, but they did debut new visuals on this latest jaunt across North America.

Con Brio close out SF Jazz Festival in style

Con Brio

PHOTOS: The Bay Area band headlined two nights at the SFJAZZ Center, giving us a healthy helping of funk and soul.