The Minnesota Child is the moniker of Oakland, California-based, multi-faceted musician Ethan Buckner. His songs channel classic songwriters like Paul Simon and Justin Vernon, while not giving into overt nostalgia. Instead, The Minnesota Child transforms indie folk into something new, something larger and more immersive for their listeners. The production on “Fireflies” is lush, adding […]Read More
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New Year’s Eve plans? Here are 14 awesome options in the Bay Area (don’t miss Cracker & Camper Van Beethoven at GAMH on 12/30 & NYE!)
Get ready for a double dose of David Lowery, as the accomplished singer-songwriter-guitarist leads both of his best-known bands — Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven — into the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco for a two-night stand, Dec. 30-31. It will be good to hear Camper Van motor through such indie gems as […]Read More
Songs of Praise and Generosity from a Beloved Bay Area Institution (Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Ensemble Performs Christmas Eve at Slim’s – 2 shows!)
The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir’s December concerts are a Bay Area holiday tradition with a lot to say about why we love it here. The choir welcomes people of all faiths, colors and gender to sing the gospel of praise and generosity. The choir just got back from a tour of the South where they joined […]Read More
The Barr Brothers are originally from my hometown of Providence, Rhode Island, which has not been a hotbed for music other than the Talking Heads. So I have to thank Brad and Andrew Barr for writing an album of indie songs about their misspent youth in Little Rhody. They probably had more fun than I […]Read More