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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Pete Yorn at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Monday, Dec 9, 2019, 9:00 am- Friday, Dec 13, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. Any out of state and outside of the Bay Area entries will not be considered! One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on

Free Tix For Nothing At Slim’s 12/6

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Nothing at Slim's in San Francisco on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Nov 29, 2019, 9:00 am- Thursday, Dec 5, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. Failure to do so will result in future rejection. Any out of state and outside of the Bay Area entries will not be considered! One entry per person,

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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets for Snowglobe in Lake Tahoe for all three days during New Year's Eve, December 29-31. Skrillex, Griz, Gigantic NGHTMRE, Louis The Child, Zhu, Dominic Fike and more will be performing to ring in 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Monday, Dec 2, 2019, 12:00 pm- Monday, Dec 9, 2019, 12:00 pm PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend all three days of the festival, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID.

PREVIEW: SnowGlobe 2019 Bringing On The ‘Roaring 20s II’ New Year’s Eve

MTV's SnowGlobe is one of the world's most unique festivals that's been taking place every New Year's Eve in Lake Tahoe, CA since 2011.  With the spectacular backdrop of the gorgeous snow-capped mountains and ski/snowboard culture combined with talented electronic musicians, SnowGlobe has attracted music fans from all over the world to ring in the New Year.  This year's event takes place December 29-31, 2019 and the lineup features the return of the legendary Skrillex along with Louis The Child, Griz, Zhu, Whethan, SG Lewis and so many others.  Click the contest page for your chance to win passes to

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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Jaden & Willow at The Warfield in San Francisco on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019, 9:00 am- Monday, Dec 9, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. Failure to do so will result in future rejection. Any out of state and outside of the Bay Area entries will not be considered! One

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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Audien at The Warfield in San Francisco on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Nov 29, 2019, 9:00 am- Thursday, Dec 5, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. Failure to do so will result in future rejection. Any out of state and outside of the Bay Area entries will not be considered! One entry per

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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see With Confidence at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Nov 29, 2019, 9:00 am- Thursday, Dec 5, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. Failure to do so will result in future rejection. Any out of state and outside of the Bay Area entries will not be

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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Ariel View at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019, 9:00 am- Monday, Dec 16, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. Any out of state and outside of the Bay Area entries will not be considered! One entry per person, however, if entrant

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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Aqua Dolls at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Thursday, Dec 5, 2019, 9:00 am- Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. Any out of state and outside of the Bay Area entries will not be considered! One entry per person, however, if entrant

New Politics Releases Fifth Studio Album ‘An Invitation To An Alternate Reality’

Just two weeks before their North American "3 Dimensional Tour" with The Mowgli's and Plain White T's, Danish alt-punk/rock band New Politics (vocalist/keys David Boyd, bassist/guitarist Søren Hansen, and drummer Louis Vecchio) dropped their highly anticipated fifth album An Invitation to an Alternate Reality (Big Noise Music) the follow-up to their 2017 album Lost In Translation. The album is definitely an early present for the new month as November marks the band's tenth anniversary since they formed in 2009. The record, produced by John Feldmann, which his work comprises of Good Charlotte, The Used, Panic! At The Disco, Blink- 182, All Time Low, and

LIVE REVIEW: UNCOOL FEST 5; SWMRS- Berkeley, CA 10/26/19

Saturday night in Berkeley, CA saw local band SWMRS present their Uncool Fest 5 at the UC Theatre, featuring: Together Pangea, Ultra Q, B.A.G, Kuromi, and DYGL and it was anything but uncool. This year's Uncool Fest theme was Pixar, which fans remember last year's theme was the wizardry world of Harry Potter. It was exciting to see Pixar theme costumes from the fans to even the bandmates on stage. While most were Toy Story characters ( Woody, Buzz, Rex, Jessie, etc.) it was fresh to see fans dressed up from The Incredibles, Monsters Inc., Ratatouille, Up, Inside Out, and

Win Free Tix For Catching Flies At GAMH

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Catching Flies at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Saturday, Nov 23, 2019, 9:00 am- Friday, Nov 29, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that

Win Free Tix For Crucial Star At Slim’s

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Crucial Star at Slim's in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Nov 22, 2019, 9:00 am- Thursday, Nov 28, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a

Win Free Tix For Duncan Fellows & Sun Seeker

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Duncan Fellows & Sun Seeker at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Nov 1, 2019, 9:00 am- Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they

Win Free Tix For Superet At Cafe Du Nord

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Superet at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Thursday, Nov 7, 2019, 9:00 am- Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as

Win Free Tix For Broncho At Slim’s

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Broncho at Slim's in San Francisco on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019, 9:00 am- Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a new

Win Free Tix For BBMAK At Slim’s

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see BBMAK at Slim's in San Francisco on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Nov 1, 2019, 9:00 am- Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, follow us on our socials @bsidestv, send us pics/vids, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older with a valid ID. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a new

15 Songs For Your Halloween Soundtrack

Just hours before Hallows Eve where humans and spirits walk the earthly realm for one night. Hallows Eve, Samhain, Dia De Los Muertos, or Halloween has become an internationally celebrated holiday where people dress up in decorative costumes and receive an abundance of candy. It's also a time when every horror flick is screened as a marathon to binge! However, the most thrilling of all are the number of haunted Halloween parties to attend. We have the ultimate Halloween soundtrack to get your party started or Halloween jams to get you in the trick or treating mood! From the Halloween classics

Win Free Tix For Death Valley Girls At The Chapel

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Death Valley Girls at The Chapel in San Francisco on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019, 9:00 am- Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, send us pics/vids for our socials or tag us @bsidestv , and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a new

Win Free Tix For Elephant Stone At The Chapel

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Elephant Stone at The Chapel in San Francisco on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019, 9:00 am- Monday, Nov 18, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, send us pics/vids for our socials or tag us @bsidestv , and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a new entry.

Win Free Tix For Eve 6 At Cornerstone

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Eve 6 at Cornerstone in Berkeley on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019, 9:00 am- Monday, Nov 25, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, send us pics/vids for our socials, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a new entry. One (1) winner will be randomly selected,

Win Free Tix For Turnover & Men I Trust At UC Theatre

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Turnover with Men I Trust at UC Theatre in Berkeley on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019, 9:00 am- Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, send us pics/vids for our socials, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a new entry. One (1) winner

Win Free Tix For Frankie Cosmos At UC Theatre

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Frankie Cosmos at UC Theatre in Berkeley on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Monday, Nov 11, 2019, 9:00 am- Friday, Nov 15, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, send us pics/vids for our socials, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a new entry. One (1) winner will be randomly

Win Free Tix For Bea Miller At UC Theatre

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Bea Miller at UC Theatre in Berkeley on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Nov 8, 2019, 9:00 am- Thursday, Nov 14, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, send us pics/vids for our socials, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a new entry. One (1) winner will be randomly

Win Free Tix For Beats Antique At UC Theatre

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Beats Antique at UC Theatre in Berkeley on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Oct 25, 2019, 9:00 am- Thursday, Oct 31, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, send us pics/vids for our socials, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a new entry. Four (4) winners will be randomly

Win Free Tix For Ra Ra Riot At GAMH 10/30

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Ra Ra Riot at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019, 9:00 am- Tuesday Oct 29, 2019, 9:00 am PT Contest Rules: By entering this form you agree to attend the show, send us pics/vids for our socials, and that you’re at least eighteen (18) years or older. One entry per person, however, if entrant shares on social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) to their friends/family and they re-post/enter that counts as a new entry. One (1)

LIVE REVIEW: K.Flay – Oakland, CA 9/7/2019

Saturday evening at the Fox Theater in Oakland was making plenty of noise with artists like Houses and K.Flay that same night. Chicago/L. A based artist Dexter Tortoriello AKA Houses made everyone feel at home with his lo-fi music and sharing his appreciation for headliner/ 2x Grammy-nominee K.Flay. He delighted the crowd with songs from his EP Drugstore Heaven and even introduced a new track. Houses mentioned that this was his second night of the Solutions Tour with K.Flay and that they're feeling fresh on stage. He wrapped it up with his commercial and autobiographical hit "Fast Talk" just before K.Flay's

LIVE REVIEW: Young the Giant, Fitz and The Tantrums, & Alice Merton – Berkeley, CA 8/15/19

With the recent summer heatwave, it was a hot weather day for the San Francisco Bay Area, which made for a perfect evening at The Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA when Young the Giant brought the heat on stage. It was an early show starting at 6:30 pm where locals, fans, and Berkeley students all united at one of the most iconic venues. Rising artist Alice Merton recognized for her debut single "No Roots" (Top 40 hit and certified Gold by the RIAA) kicked off the show with her band singing songs from her album Mint. All of her songs

PHOTO REVIEW: Outside Lands 2019 Brings The Heat – Childish Gambino Draws Huge Crowds, twenty one pilots Thrills

The 12th edition of Outside Lands took place over the weekend and it certainly was a celebration at the beautiful Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. With each day bringing its own unique approach towards planning on who to see, the infamous San Francisco fog was not a major factor this year. As expected, the headliners delivered as twenty one pilots showed their growth as performers with their engaging set on Friday, Childish Gambino drew what was reported the largest audience ever in the festival's history and Paul Simon performed a set that reminded people why he's one of music's

Outside Lands Playlist 2019

The beloved Bay Area favorite music festival (hosted by Another Planet Entertainment) Outside Lands returns this weekend for its 12th anniversary on August 9-11th. It's been over a decade since it first started in 2008 and has drawn music fans from all over the world to see their favorite artists in the unique setting that is Golden Gate Park. In the past, Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon, Radiohead, Muse, Lana Del Rey, Billie Eilish, Lorde, and others have performed. Now Outside Lands 2019 boasts a solid lineup that includes numerous Grammy-nominated artists and Grammy winners. Besides enjoying the music scene that

LIVE REVIEW: THE DRUMS- San Francisco, CA 7/26/19

The Drums returned to San Francisco with a bang! Last spring, The Drums (singer Jonathan “Jonny” Pierce, bassist Johnny Aries, guitarist Tom Haslow, and drummer Bryan de Leon) supported Alvvays at The Fox Theater in Oakland following the release of their fourth album Abysmal Thoughts. Now out with their fifth record Brutalism, The Drums headlined two shows at the intimate August Hall on Thursday, July 25th and Friday 26th. Friday night packed the sold-out house as loyal fans old and young found their spots early as they eagerly awaited the New York indie surf pop band to walk on stage. The audience was

INTERVIEW: RVBY MY DEAR Talks Album Waiting, Touring, and Green Day

Australian native/ New York-based artist Gabbi Coenen aka RVBY MY DEAR is proving herself much more than just another indie musician. Coenen who had the music bug bite her by the age of four when she was properly trained in piano. Later, she learned how to play other instruments as music is her passion. She continued on the road following music that she relocated to New York where she studied at a jazz school. By 2012, she formed her project RVBY MY DEAR as a way to express herself through songwriting and performing. Her band was named twice "Artist of

LIVE REVIEW: Jimmy Eat World & Third Eye Blind- San Francisco, CA 6/15/19

The nostalgia was running strong in San Francisco at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium where Arizona natives Jimmy Eat World and local band Third Eye Blind captured the essence of late 90s/early 00s alternative music in one intimate night. Kicking off the night was New York group Ra Ra Riot, who opened up with "Beta Love", which got the crowd going right from the start. Frontman Wes Miles joked after finishing their song, "Thanks for coming on-time" when they jumped back into their next baroque pop song "Absolutely". Ra Ra Riot proved to be a worthy opener as they showcased

Pride Month Playlist 2019

June marks National Pride Month for the LGBTQ community! We acknowledge out-spoken and open individuals especially musical artists who identify themselves in the group. These artists are coming out and singing about their personal experiences about their sexuality through music. While The Drums and Japanese House are writing about their exes, MNEK is singing about a closeted relationship in "Girlfriend", Morgxn writing about hope within gay oppression, and the queer trio MUNA whose music is a safe haven for those afraid to fully express themselves. They're all becoming a voice to the present and future LGBTQ generation. They're musical role

PREVIEW: PHONO DEL SOL 2019

The "Best Music Festival" is back in San Francisco! Noise Pop and The Bay Bridged resurrected the long missed Phono Del Sol after a year hiatus. The free event takes place in San Francisco at Potrero Del Sol Park (2827 Cesar Chavez) on Saturday, June 15th from 12pm-7pm. Phono Del Sol will have ten various genre acts performing from a mix of good local bands (hip-hop SOL Development, folk Boy Scouts, math rock Covet, experimental SPELLING, and raptress Queens D. Light) to recognized out- of- state groups ( New York's electro synth-pop Porches and Seattle's indie rockers Chastity Belt) for the

BottleRock 2019 Acts You Don’t Want To Miss

BottleRock Napa Valley is back for another festive season!  Initially started back in 2013 as a five-day event, Bottlerock has consistently delivered as a solid three-day event, with this year's edition taking place from May 24th-26th.  The festival boasts a lineup that is headlined by Imagine Dragons, Mumford & Sons and Neil Young, along with One Republic, Elle King, Sir Sly, and Tash Sultana. BottleRock also features a wide array of food, beer and of course, wine, which the Napa Valley is known for. Here's a list of bands that should intrigue your musical curiosity:  Sylvan Esso North Carolina electronic pop

INTERVIEW: Last Dinosaurs’ Sean Caskey speaks sold out shows and Yumeno Garden

After naming their band off a song from a J-rock band The Pillows, Australian indie rock band Last Dinosaurs (vocalist Sean Caskey, guitarist Lachlan Caskey, bassist Michael Sloane, and drummer Dan Koyama) have been receiving global attention from their previous records: In A Million Years, Wellness, and Yumeno Garden. Even getting heavy rotation on Triple J radio leading to performances at big-name festivals also touring with Foals, Foster the People, to Matt & Kim. Now, Last Dinosaurs are headlining their own shows in America. After their soundcheck, frontman Sean Caskey spoke to us about sold out tours, writing in Japan

INTERVIEW: Ten Fé talks new album Future Perfect, Present Tense

British band Ten Fé (Spanish for "Have Faith") may have started as a duo between Leo Duncan and Ben Moorhouse but have grown into a 5-piece group (bassist Ron Shipley, keyboardist Johnny Drain, and drummer Alex Hammond). Now that their busking days are over, Ten Fé are touring in support of their new sophomore album Future Perfect, Present Tense. The album is maturity at its finest with rich melodies and instrumentations that the band spent effort amount of time. The inspiring summer 70s sound makes anyone want to sing these songs during a campfire. Read more into detail what frontman Leo

20 Cool Acts To See At Coachella 2019

As festival season is approaching, the most exciting music festival is celebrating their 20th anniversary---Coachella! The first Coachella festival occurred in 1999 with acts: Beck, Tool, Morrissey, Rage Against The Machines, A Perfect Circle, and so forth. Coachella is the Woodstock of Southern California with it's numerous performances of various genres. Each year, Coachella keeps getting bigger with their attendees and their artists. This year, Coachella is stretching their two weekend festival from Friday April 12-Sunday April 21. Here is our list of twenty performers to catch at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. The 1975 The British quartet The 1975

PREVIEW: Outside Lands 2019

A Bay Area favorite music festival Outside Lands returns this year on August 9-11th. Outside Lands is celebrating their eleventh anniversary here in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Back in 2008 when it began, Outside Lands keeps out doing itself every year with their countless of headliners from Radiohead, Tom Petty, Incubus, The Killers, Tenacious D, Metallica, Lorde, etc. Now Outside Lands 2019 will feature many Grammy winners and nominees to perform like Twenty One Pilots, Childish Gambino, Blink 182 The Lumineers, Hozier, Counting Crows, Kacey Musgraves, and the list goes on. Outside Lands is so much more than our love

PREVIEW: Just Like Heaven 2019 Festival

May the 4th be with you on the new music festival Just Like Heaven! A festival that sounds like The Cure's Robert Smith would be behind of but actually Coachella producers Goldenvoice are running the show. The two day festival Friday May 3rd and Saturday May 4th (sold out) will be held at Queen Mary Park in Long Beach. Without a doubt, the nostalgia will be overflowing throughout the event from headliners: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Phoenix, MGMT, Beach House, and so much more. It's your iPod playlist from high school when cool indie bands ruled MySpace, everyone started

ALBUM REVIEW: Taali – ‘I Am Here’

"We have strong women in the family no question about it" states Taali's grandmother in the recorded track "For Michal"(about her great- great- great grandma's holocaust death) off the debut album I Am Here. A powerful statement that inform listeners what we need to know about Jewish contemporary pop singer Taali. New York native/L.A based songwriter and engineer shows she's an authentic artist as she incorporates her traditional Judaic culture, lineage, and identity into her work. The fifteen-track album itself is a spiritual journey of storytelling through inspiring lyrics. Her opening song "Release" is the right introduction that hooks an audience in

30 Artists To See: SXSW 2019

This year as Austin, Texas host their 32nd annual South By Southwest festival honoring its interactive media on film, music, and conferences. B-Sides highlights the rising new artists performing this week at the main event! Whether you're there or not you can still discover new music for 2019! The Bright Light Social Hour First on our list, The Bright Light Social Hour are no strangers from Texas. They're actually Austin natives who have played in other big name festivals like Lollapalooza and ACL. They've become a local favorite with their psychedelic rock sound with a modern 60s/70s flare. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwCsCJKfjYU   Castlecomer This Australian band gets the

LISTEN: 10 Songs To Add To Your St. Patrick’s Day Playlist

March 17th marks the celebrated St. Patrick's Day. The holiday which we wear green to not get pinched, line dance to Celtic music, pick lucky green clovers instead of roses, find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow guarded by a Leprechaun, and a time where Irish pubs are the most busiest. Let's celebrate this St. Patrick's week with your favorite recognized Irish bands/artists in this playlist to get you in the festive spirit! U2- "Every Breaking Wave" U2's musical career has been spanning for the past four decades! They're the top Irish rock bands still touring strong over

PHOTOS: Men I Trust- San Francisco, CA 2/26/19

Men I Trust performed at a sold-out show at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, one of many sold-out shows on their current headlining tour. The crowded room showed up early and quietly sang along to familiar songs such as, "Say, Can You Hear" and "Show Me How". Starting off as a small indie trio from Canada to now touring and selling out shows, the French Canadian dream-pop band (Emma Proulx, Dragos Chiriac, and Jessy Caron) embarked on a musical journey shortly after their college years. Dragos Chiriac and Jessy Caron were already long-time

INTERVIEW: In The Valley Below Talks Life After L.A, Parenthood, and Music

L.A band In The Valley Below (Angela Gail & Jeffrey Jacob) have been together for the past eight years. After musically bonding in SXSW, In The Valley Below was born-- releasing EPs and their first full length album The Belt in 2014. The lead single, "Peaches" landed them on late night TV with David Letterman and Conan. They've been busy touring in festivals also performing with other musical acts like White Lies, Cold War Kids, and Sir Sly. The band's sophomore album The Pink Chateau on Bright Antenna Records will be released in April and have an exciting film project to

INTERVIEW: White Lies -Five Questions About ‘Five’

British synth-rock trio White Lies (Harry McVeigh, Charles Cave, & Jack Lawrence) have been recording and touring for the past decade. They've had their own share of supporting acts and headlining at venues. They have gained much love from all over as fans sing along their older hits to new favorites. Their fifth album Five is out now and B-Sides got the chance to chat with frontman Harry about the new album and the thrill performing it live. Harry you lived in San Francisco for awhile.  Did the new living environment on the West Coast or exposure to American life influence any

INTERVIEW: Men I Trust Achieving Success At Their Own Pace

Indie dream-pop Canadian trio Men I Trust (Emma Proulx, Dragos Chiriac, and Jessy Caron) embarked on a musical journey shortly after their college years. Dragos Chiriac and Jessy Caron were already long-time friends, who reconnected during university and formed the group with a sonic direction but with guest singers. It was their invitation to singer Emma Proulx to join them on a few songs that they found a bond via their love for music to round out the band. Since then, Men I Trust has been gaining recognition through their peers (Tyler The Creator invited them to

Top 7 Post Break-Up Songs

While many will celebrate with flowers, teddy bears, and box of chocolates with their significant others on Valentine's Day. We dedicate this playlist to those who are single, recently split, or hiding their true romantic feelings. We're counting down our Top 7 Post Break-Up Songs to warm your depressed hearts, erase any bad memories on tinder, and forget about lovey-dovey couples. 7. RITUAL, Tove Styrke "Love Me Back" British electronic trio RITUAL collaborate with Swedish pop singer Tove Styrke in this emotional weight of a song. The two are conflicted about their feelings even after a break-up when they sing "So please

INTERVIEW: Japanese Wallpaper Finds Balance and Comfort In Studio and On-Stage

Australian artist Gab Strum of Japanese Wallpaper will be opening for Lily Allen in his native Australia for a handful of select shows starting February 4, 2019. He recently released his first new material in two and a half years with “Fooling Around”, a track that gives a hint of the direction this rising artist is headed with his first full-length due out in 2019. Born Gab Strum, he was 15 years old and on a tediously long family vacation when he started his journey into creating music. With nothing to do but listen to Tycho and

ALBUM REVIEW: Nina Nesbitt Impresses With Debut, ‘The Sun Will Come Up, the Seasons Will Change’

The twenty-four year old Scottish pop singer, Nina Nesbitt, has blossomed since her debut album Peroxide and is proud of her sophomore record The Sun Will Come Up, the Seasons Will Change from her new label Cooking Vinyl. The title is from her last track on the album, which the idea came from walking in London where she lived. Nesbitt explains the philosophical meaning behind the name; "It reminds people everything in life is temporary-- whether good or bad. Just be aware. It'll change." Nesbitt shares her latest creation to the world this month embarking on her next tour. Nesbitt describes her album

PHOTOS: RÜFÜS DU SOL- San Francisco, CA 11/6/18

Electronic trio RÜFÜS DU SOL formerly RÜFÜS (keyboardist Jon George, vocalist/guitarist Tyrone Lindqvist, and drummer James Hunt) has impressed audiences worldwide with their fusion of live and club elements of dance music. The Australian band came to San Francisco on November 6, 2018 to play a sold-out show at the Bill Graham Civic Center and blew away the audience. Touring in support of their latest album, Solace , RÜFÜS DU SOL had a massive light stage setup filled with LEDs and a large screen behind the band that projected visuals that were both engaging yet not overwhelming. Performing familiar

PHOTOS: Billie Eilish – Oakland, CA 10/20/18

After a set of strong releases throughout 2018, Billie Eilish is on the verge of a breakout once her debut album is released early 2019. The seventeen-year-old Los Angeles native has released a series of bonafide hits in the last year and a half from "you should see me in a crown" to the more recent "when the party's over". Performing in the Bay Area for the third time in a year, Eilish played the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA, the first night of her sold-out '1 by 1' tour. The raucous crowd filled with her peers

PHOTOS: Bob Moses- Oakland, CA 9/22/18

Bob Moses has steadily become a must-see at festivals (SXSW, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, & Coachella) as well as their own headlining shows. The Canadian duo recently released their second studio album, Battle Lines a week ago on September 14th and are touring in support of the new material, stopping by the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA September 22, 2018. With minimal banter, the band played a lot of the newer material, with lead single "Back Down" inspiring the crowd to dance and bob their heads in unison to the catchy beats of the song. The

PHOTOS: Hayley Kiyoko – San Francisco, CA 4/24/18

Singer and actress Hayley Kiyoko is a jack of all trades, having started early on supporting Justin Bieber in her former band The Stunners to now as a solo artist herself. During her musical career, she's released three EPs (A Belle to Remember, This Side of Paradise, & Citrine) and her debut album Expectations, which charted Top 20 album in the U.S. The album has resonated with both critics and fans alike, and Kiyoko shined on stage in San Francisco to a sold out crowd at The Fillmore, showcasing much of the newer material including, "Curious," "Feelings," "SLEEPOVER," where she opens

PHOTOS: Spoon- San Francisco, CA 1/17/18

In their 25th year as a band, Spoon has gotten better over time, perhaps credit it to having been through nearly every scenario both good and bad when it comes to performing live. The Austin-based band released their ninth studio album, Hot Thoughts in March 2017, and now that fans are familiar with the material, it made for an engaging and fun live show for the band. From start to finish, frontman Britt Daniels led the audience down a path through the band's catalog of material right from the start with the newer "Do I Have To Talk