Tag Archives: The Fillmore

PHOTOS: Trampled By Turtles with honeyhoney at The Fillmore, San Francisco, 01.17.13

The boys from Duluth play a sort of blunt-force bluegrass, pounding out notes with all the brutal honesty of a garage band that has just discovered Ralph Stanley and Bill Monroe. Continue reading

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A Taste of Things to Come: Trampled By Turtles at The Fillmore, San Francisco

Here’s Wisconsin Minnesota (oh, how embarrassing—truly, I do know the difference between Wisconsin and Minnesota) alt-bluegrass band Trampled By Turtles and opening act Honey Honey filling up the stage at The Fillmore. That’s a lot of strings up there. Dang. … Continue reading

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Report from the Show: The Mountain Goats, The Fillmore, San Francisco, 12.14.12

John Darnielle didn’t avoid the issue. He met it head on. When he came out on the stage in San Francisco on Friday, before he played a note, The Mountain Goats‘ singer-songwriter acknowledged what was on everyone’s mind. Because, as … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Drive-By Truckers at The Fillmore in San Francisco, 03.16.12

What the world needs more of: Guitar solos Pedal steel guitar solos Angry sing-along choruses with lyrics like, “Hell no, I ain’t happy!” Bands that drink from Costco-sized bottles of hard liquor on stage Drive-By Truckers Yes, the world would … Continue reading

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A Taste of Things to Come: Drive-By Truckers at the Fillmore

Yup, it’s a shit-kicker.

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Going On Sale: Death Cab For Cutie, The Melvins uncut and other major Bay Area concert announcements

Huh. The only arguably arena-sized group with tickets going on sale in the Bay Area this weekend is Death Cab for Cutie, and Seattle’s most precious not-so-indie-anymore rock band is purposefully scaling things down and playing a tour of  alleged … Continue reading

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Worthy of a Shout-Out: Pack it up, pack it in, help House of Pain begin reunion tour with show at The Fillmore in San Francisco

I’m re-naming this little feature, because the old name seemed a bit condescending toward the professionals covering music for actual publications in the Bay Area, and they do a decent enough job. That being said, there’s so much going on … Continue reading

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