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Back on the road, Broken Social Scene rock The Fox with a career-spanning set

Broken Social Scene

SHOW REVIEW: Despite a long break between albums, the sense of professionalism built into the band’s live experience remains prevalent.

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile aren’t there yet, but they could be on the verge of something great

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile

PHOTOS: Like their new collaborative album, their live show felt like two talented musicians still getting to know each other.

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.

At a sold-out Fox Theater Oakland, the live-band experience puts Bonobo in a league of his own

Bonobo

SHOW REVIEW: There is nothing quite like a night of watching Bonobo perform with his live band.

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.

Noise Pop 2017: Celebrating 25 years of Bay Area indie culture

Noise Pop 2017

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We have locked in our top picks for the Bay Area festival’s happy hours, art shows, films and concerts.

Run the Jewels hit the Bay Area hard with shows at City National Civic & Fox Theater Oakland

Run the Jewels at Fox Theater Oakland

PHOTOS: El-P and Killer Mike catapulted off the energy from their Southern California performance and sailed into a lyrical stratosphere.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2016

Danny Brown at The Regency Ballroom

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2016.

Sturgill Simpson ends his North American tour with an anti-election party at the Fox Theater Oakland

Sturgill Simpson

PHOTOS: The singer-songwriter shifted the focus from the unfortunate events of November 8th to the celebratory vibes that come with finishing a long tour.

Foals ignite a sold-out Fox Theater Oakland in their triumphant return to the Bay Area

Foals

PHOTOS: The English indie-rock giants held nothing back, feeding off the crowd’s emotion with some inspired playing.

Brainfeeder drops the funk on its Oakland brethren

Brainfeeder at the Fox Theater Oakland - Parliament Funkadelic

SHOW REVIEW: Boasting a stacked lineup led by founder Flying Lotus, the LA label showed why it’s one of the most important players in shaping the future of music.

At the Fox Theater Oakland, Tedeschi Trucks Band float beautifully in the balance

Tedeschi Trucks Band

SHOW REVIEW: Between Susan Tedeschi’s powerhouse vocals and Derek Trucks’ slide-guitar genius, Tedeschi Trucks Band are one of those acts that transcend a person’s taste in music.

With one of the best frontwomen in the business, The Kills are an unstoppable duo

The Kills

PHOTOS: As with any Kills show, the band was raw, untamed and ready to sonically destroy everything in its path.

Rudimental, Gorgon City team up at the Fox Theater Oakland to close out their co-headlining tour

Rudimental

SHOW REVIEW: Despite their differences sonically, these two electronic acts from London know how to throw an upbeat dance party that any fan can appreciate.

Troye Sivan proves that he is well beyond his years at the Fox Theater Oakland

Troye Sivan

SHOW REVIEW: He has only been touring since October, but the 20-year-old is much more polished and confident onstage than his age and experience would imply.

STS9’s stunning live show transports their Bay Area fans to a magical world

STS9

PHOTOS: An STS9 show is something every live music fan should witness at least once in their life.

Santa Cruz’s The Devil Makes Three return to the Fox Theater Oakland to rock a packed house

The Devil Makes Three

PHOTOS: The trio not only played some great music, but also had a fun party vibe that kept everyone dancing during the whole show.

The Bam Team’s 5 Favorite Shows, Albums & Songs of 2015

Caribou

Showbams presents The Bam Team members’ favorite shows, albums and songs from 2015.

‘Keep it secret. Keep it safe.’ A unique night with Puscifer at the Fox Theater Oakland

Puscifer

SHOW REVIEW: Puscifer have a very special way of combining their music with a stage show that offers so much more than just music.

Trey Anastasio Band create a beautiful blend of originals and covers at the Fox Theater Oakland

Trey Anastasio Band

PHOTOS: It’s been a huge year for the guitarist of Phish fame, and one might go as far to say he’s back on top of his game.