Nas preaches positivity while closing out this year’s Sound in Focus series in style

Sound in Focus - Nas

SHOW REVIEW: If this was Nas’ reminder to the world that he’s still working and grinding like he always has, then a whole lot of fans got to hear that message loud and clear.

SF Oysterfest gains steam as Edward Sharpe & company fizzle

FESTIVAL REVIEW: One ascending group took another step up the ladder, while a more established ensemble was missing a very important component.

WIN TICKETS: SF Oysterfest featuring Edward Sharpe, Poolside, Ra Ra Riot 5/10 (SAT)

WIN FREE FESTIVAL TICKETS: Are you ready for some pre-summer sunshine, tasty food options, Guinness and incredible live music on Saturday? Of course you are.

Eric McFadden and his star-studded cast shred The Mint in LA

SHOW REVIEW: Eric McFadden performed with Nels Cline from Wilco and Mike Watt from The Minutemen during his January residency at The Mint.

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros get colorful at the Greek

SHOW REVIEW: Alexander & the gang’s new touring aesthetics have been turbo-charged on their 2012 tour, but does a giant floating ball and progressive color phases help or hurt the group?