Ziggy Marley endorses One Love at the Marin County Fair

On Saturday, July 6th, 2024, eight-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Emmy-recipient, musician, producer, author, humanitarian, and philanthropist Ziggy Marley brought his Circle of Peace Tour to the Marin County Fair in San Rafael, CA. Walking into the fairgrounds, everyone was talking about seeing Ziggy.  It was a sweltering hot day, but people came in droves for the positive […]

Noah Kahan sells out two nights at Berkeley’s Greek Theater

Vermont singer-songwriter Noah Kahan (with New England roots) has become one of the fastest rising artists of this generation. Despite getting his start in 2017 and releasing two albums Busyhead and I Was/I Am in 2019 and 2021, respectively, it wasn’t until 2022’s critically acclaimed album Stick Season that garnered Kahan well overdue recognition, chart-topping […]

Just Like Heaven 2024

An indie rocker’s dream was brought to life courtesy of Southern California’s Just Like Heaven Music Festival. The one day extravaganza returned to the Brookside at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, May 18 for its forth and biggest installment yet. Festival producers, Goldenvoice, hosted two brilliantly lit stages paired with excellent sound in the beautiful […]

Vampire Weekend wows at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre

As the sun set behind the Greek Theatre, Vampire Weekend took the stage for the first of two shows in Berkeley, California, marking their return to the Bay Area for the first time in 10 years (excluding their festival appearance at 2021 Outside Lands). Known for their live performances and an impressive 17-year career, Vampire […]

Bryson Tiller turns up the heat in San Francisco

In the heart of San Francisco, amidst the vibrant energy of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Bryson Tiller brought his electrifying stage presence to the third stop of his 2024 world tour. With four albums, five mixtapes, an EP, and a multitude of singles under his belt, Tiller had more than enough material to share at […]

New Diplomat headlines Noise Pop festival at Bottom of the Hill

Never miss a Sunday show; festival-going-music-lovers know this. Personally, I’d like to also add, “never miss an opener.”  Thankfully, I didn’t. The night before Thanksgiving last year, I found myself at The Independent in San Francisco, drawn by the allure of covering the headlining band, We Are Scientists. Among the roster of performers were two […]

Bottlerock 2024 will blow minds this Memorial Day in Napa Valley

This time of year might have us all snowed-in and snuggly, but it’s also the time of year to plan ahead for all the fun times lurking on the horizon. One such event is the annual BottleRock Festival in Napa Valley, CA — bringing the best of music, food, wine, and more to the forefront […]

Jeremy Zucker saves lives in San Francisco on Is Nothing Sacred? 2023 tour

Indie-pop sensation, Jeremy Zucker graced the stage and brought an electric wave of emotion at The Warfield Theater in San Francisco as part of his Is Nothing Sacred? tour. The stage was set with two large screens on either side of a circular platform. As the lights dimmed, the screens illuminated with light visuals that […]

We Are Scientists has fans thankful for music this Thanksgiving Eve

On the evening of November 22, 2023, San Francisco became the epicenter of a musical journey that traversed indie electronica, high-energy shoe-shaking, and the infectious charm of We Are Scientists in the intimate venue, The Independent. The night kicked off with a hometown welcome for New Diplomat, San Francisco natives who have recently made waves […]

ZHU creates graceful electronic dreamscape at home in San Francisco

Grammy nominated, ZHU brought his “Grace Tour” to the Bay Area for three straight nights, the first of which was held at San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Electronic music enthusiasts and party goers alike gathered to witness a spectacular night of music, lights, and pure electronic magic. ZHU transformed the venue into an array […]

Arctic Monkeys bring relentless energy to San Francisco

In support of their seventh studio album The Car, Arctic Monkeys brought their North American Tour to San Francisco’s Chase Center on September 26, 2023. I’ve been a fan of Arctic Monkeys since I was 12 or 13 years old and it was such an incredible and surreal experience to be able to photograph this […]

Outside Lands 2023: Day Three

Sunday Funday kicked off in grand fashion with Gasolina, the world’s largest touring reggaeton party, showcasing the best sounds in classic and current reggaeton, dembow, dancehall and beyond hosted in Cocktail Magic. Droves of fans twerked their way to Lindley Meadow to celebrate Gasolina, whose mission is to create a community within the reggaeton and […]

Outside Lands 2023: Day One

Ninety bands, hundreds of local vendors, alongside 75,000 of the Bay Area’s most eclectic melophiles migrated to Golden Gate Park Aug 11-13th to celebrate 15 years of Outside Lands music festival magic. Fueled by industry powerhouses Superfly & Another Planet, Outside Lands continues to solidify itself as one of America’s premier music festivals. Along with […]