PHOTOS: Zeds Dead – San Francisco, CA 1/17/2020

Headlining the first night of Wobbleland, Zeds Dead returned to the San Francisco fresh on the heels of releasing 'We Are Deadbeats, Vol. 4' that came out January 14th. With only Zachary Rapp-Rovan (aka DC and Hooks) performing, the show still captivated the sold-out crowd at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium with lots of visuals, lasers and air cannons to accompany the bangers. Although Rovan hit the stage shortly after 11:30p, the audience was hyped and full of energy as they danced, moshed and headbanged throughout his hour and a half set. There were so many people

Free Tix For Metronomy @ UC Theatre 2/21

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Metronomy in Berkeley at UC Theatre on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Feb 14, 2020, 9:00 am- Thurs, Feb 20, 2020, 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! If you already won a B-Sides contest, you won't be selected until

Free Tix For Tender @ GAMH 2/10

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Tender with XYLO in San Francisco at Great American Music Hall on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Monday, Feb 3, 2020, 9:00 am- Fri, Feb 7, 2020, 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! If you already won a B-Sides contest,

Free Tix For Chastity Belt @ GAMH 2/8

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Chastity Belt in San Francisco at Great American Music Hall on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Saturday, Feb 1, 2020, 9:00 am- Fri, Feb 7, 2020, 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! If you already won a B-Sides contest, you

PHOTOS: Rex Orange County – San Francisco, CA 1/16/2020

Like all of the shows on his current tour, Rex Orange County performed to a sold-out Masonic in San Francisco Thursday night Jan. 16th. It was the first of two shows in the Bay Area, with the second night at the nearby Fox Theater in Oakland. Although there was an large crowd who showed up early before doors opened to get a good spot, fans continued streaming in right up until show time. With no opener, Rex Orange County had the audience to himself, emerging onto the stage in a black hoodie and jeans to begin the

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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Joan at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020, 9:00 am- Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020, 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! If you already won a B-Sides contest, you're not eligible

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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Iyla at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Monday, Feb 10, 2020, 9:00 am- Friday, Feb 14, 2020, 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! If you already won a B-Sides contest, you're not eligible

Win Free Tix For Magic Giant & American Authors

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see Magic Giant with American Authors at The Fillmore in San Francisco on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020, 9:00 am- Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020, 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

Win Free Tix For Thrice 1/23

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets for Thrice at The Warfield in San Francisco on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Thursday, Jan 16, 2020, 9:00 am- Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020, 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 social media (Instagram, Twitter,

Rage Against The Machine, Frank Ocean, Travis Scott To Headline Coachella 2020

As is tradition in the first few days of the new year, the lineup for Coachella has been announced. Headlininers include the previously confirmed Rage Against the Machine along with Travis Scott and Frank Ocean. Taking place over two weekends starting April 10, 2020 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA, other performers include the return of Calvin Harris, Run The Jewels, Flume, Lana Del Rey, Thom Yorke, Danny Elfman, Disclosure, Charli XCX, Brockhampton, FKA Twigs, Lil Uzi Vert, Denzel Curry, Rex Orange County, Mura Masa and more. There will certainly be chatter for the emerging artists who

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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets for Drake Bell at Cornerstone Berkeley on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Thursday, Jan 23, 2020, 9:00 am- Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020, 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 social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook)

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Enter below for your chance to win free tickets for Stella Donnelly at Swedish American Hall in SF on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020, 9:00 am- Monday, Jan 13, 2020, 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 social media (Instagram,

PHOTO REVIEW: MTV’s SnowGlobe Festival Rings in 2020 Filled With Highlights

MTV's Snowglobe 2019 brought out lots of revelers stoked to ring in the new decade in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Weather is always a major topic for this outdoor winter festival and aside from snowfall toward the very end of the first day, Mother Nature cooperated for the three-day event. With a more compact layout this year, it was easy to walk from the main stage to the smaller indoor stage, The Igloo and other outdoor stage, Sierra was a short distance away. Headlined by Skrillex, Zhu and Louis The Child, there were lots of highly anticipated

Win Tix For Y Axes 1/25

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets for Y Axes at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Jan 17, 2020, 9:00 am- Friday, Jan 24, 2020, 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 social

Win Free Tix For ZZ Ward 2/25

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see ZZ Ward at August Hall in San Francisco on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020, 9:00 am- Monday, Feb 24, 2020, 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 social media

PHOTOS: Matisyahu – Nashville, TN 12/11/2019

Matisyahu has been on the road for much of the year and continues to play to packed shows. His show at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, TN was an incredible night of sing-alongs and dancing highlighted by his rich vocals. Performing well-known songs like "Step Out Into The Light", "Sunshine" and "King Without A Crown", Matisyahu and his band had the crowd swaying and dancing throughout the set. Opener Bedouin Soundclash was as equally engaging as the duo from Toronto were upbeat and got the crowd going early on with songs like "Clock Work" and "When We're Gone". Check out

Win Free Tix For Home Sick Fest 1/18

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets for Home Sick Fest at UC Theatre in Berkeley on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Jan 10, 2020, 9:00 am- Friday, Jan 17, 2020, 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 social media (Instagram,

PHOTO REVIEW: Illenium Pulls Out All The Stops – San Francisco, CA 12/14/2019

To say that 2019 was a banner year for Illenium is an understatement. The electronic producer and performer was already playing to sold out large venues but his current album, 'Ascend', lived up to the hype and brought him to another level. Born Nick Miller, Illenium had mainstream success this year with the radio single, "Good Things Fall Apart" that exposed his music and influence to a wide array of music fans and industry peers. He sold out three shows in his hometown of San Francisco, with night two at 20,000 person capacity newly built Chase Center.

Free Tix for The Joy Formidable

Enter below for your chance to win free tickets to see The Joy Formidable at The Chapel in San Francisco on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019! Contest Date Range To Enter Before Deadline: Friday, Dec 13, 2019, 9:00 am- Thursday, Dec 19, 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 social

LIVE REVIEW: Audien – San Francisco, CA 12/06/2019

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Audien is taking the progressive house and trance scene by storm with his lively melodies and captivating sonic sounds. His music career began when he was a teenager creating songs from Armin Van Buuren's A State of Trance podcasts. Since he got signed at the age of 17 by Ferry Corsten's record label, Flashover Recordings, Audien released four EPs and performed at festivals such as Tomorrowland and Lollapalooza. Audien released his first ever LP titled ESCAPISM on November 8th and his current tour bears the same name. One of his tour stops was San Francisco on December 6th at The Warfield. As

PHOTO REVIEW: Billie Eilish Performs at Inaugural Apple Music Awards 12/4/2019

In a surprise public announcement just a day earlier, the inaugural Apple Music Awards took place on Wednesday December 4, 2019. The streaming service had announced the winners of their initial four awards- Artist of the Year: Billie Eilish, Songwriters of the Year Billie Eilish and FINNEAS, Breakthrough Artist of the Year: Lizzo, and Song of the Year: “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X. The event took place at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple's Cupertino, CA headquarters with a special acoustic performance by Eilish and her brother FINNEAS. Prior to the show, Apple Music global

Free Tix For Pete Yorn At GAMH

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,

The best Miami Art Week parties this 2019

It's Art Basel week in South Florida Staged annually in Basel, Switzerland; Miami Beach, Florida; and Hong Kong, the premier international art fair, Art Basel, will be taking over South Florida all week long. Selling the works of established and emerging artists, thousands of art enthusiasts will flock to explore the newest trends in art, fashion and music.  South beach and downtown Miami will transform into an art mecca as every gallery, museum, venue, restaurant, and bar hosts their own unique art themed event. With hundreds of events ranging from luxurious art shows to warehouse raves, we've put together our favorite

PHOTO REVIEW: Big Wild Concludes ‘Superdream Tour’ in San Francisco, CA 12/30/2019

Big Wild concluded his 'Superdream Tour' in San Francisco, CA on Saturday November 30th at the Bill Graham Civic Center with an impressive large-scale production. The audience who came to see the producer/performer brought a high level of energy, which Big Wild and his accompanying musicians and singers fed off of throughout the night. Emerging on stage first was guitarist Maddie Rice, who strummed the beginning riffs of "City of Sound", off of Big Wild's debut album 'Superdream'. Big Wild (born Jackson Stell) would shortly run onto the stage and started singing to an overwhelming hyped audience.

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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

Free Tix For Jaden & Willow Smith At Warfield 12/10

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

PHOTOS: Elderbrook Brings Incredible One-Man Show To San Francisco, CA 11/22/2019

British artist Elderbrook energized the packed house at 1015 Folsom in San Francisco, Saturday 11/22. Fresh off a slew of international dates that included festival performances, Elderbrook (real name Alexander Kotz), put on a show filled with subtle visuals that fit with his catalog of catchy tunes. Familiar tunes filled the early part of the set that included, "Difficult To Love", "Talking" and "Good Times" that had the crowd dancing as he alternated between percussion, singing and keyboards. Literally a one-man show, Elderbrook's vocals were strong and at times, he would venture from behind his setup

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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

REVIEW: Adult Swim Festival 2019 Retains Wackiness, Provides Non-Stop Entertainment

Adult Swim Festival returned this past weekend and the experience was packed with many notable music highlights and entertainment. It was quite an improvement from last years’s parking lot experience, where this year's event was held in Banc of California Stadium, giving attendees a more comfortable atmosphere while retaining the wackiness of exhibits, attractions and music. The alternating main stage made for quick set changes which made for non-stop entertainment. Like a cartoon circus, there was stimulation overload so here are some highlights from B-Sides: HIGH: HEALTH - the LA noise-rock trio KILLED their set. Their frenetic music definitely fits The Adult

LIVE REVIEW: BEATS ANTIQUE – Berkeley, CA 11/01/2019

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It is very fascinating when modern music connects with traditional musical styles that have existed for thousands of years. Beats Antique is an Oakland-based ethnotronica group that blends electronic music with various genres of world music. The group's unique musical style merge live instrumentals with Tribal Fusion dance and performance art that reflect their influences of Middle Eastern belly dance music, hip-hop, afro-beat, and jazz. This combination was on full display when Beats Antique performed at the UC Theatre in Berkeley. During the show, concertgoers socialized as they ate and drank while observing Beats Antique's performance. The mood was generally laid-back

PHOTO REVIEW: Gramatik – Oakland, CA 11/01/2019

Denis Jasarević, also known as Gramatik has just released his brand new album, RE:COIL Pt. II, the artist’s first album release in two years. Fans have been eager for the compilation that features 8 new and original tracks, featuring an all-star collab lineup with Big Gigantic, Anomalie, Waka Flocka Flame, ProbCause, Kotek, Beat Fatigue, Defunk, Luxas, and Chrishira Perrier. Gramatik just kicked off his fall tour in support of the new album and his show at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA was one big dance party. Performing with his guitarist, Andrew Block, Gramatik had an exciting backdrop of visuals

PHOTO REVIEW: Bishop Briggs – San Francisco, CA 11/02/2019

Saturday night saw Bishop Briggs perform in front of a packed enthusiastic crowd at The Warfield in San Francisco. Although she’s been mostly playing various festivals during the last year, this is her first major tour since early 2018. Briggs is currently touring in support of the release of her sophomore studio album, ‘Champion’. The stage setup featured a set of video screens across the stage with the drummer and guitarist/keyboardist on a platform above the screens. After a countdown display on the video screens hit 00:00:00, and intro music started to play as Briggs emerged on

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

LIVE REVIEW: Ra Ra Riot – San Francisco, CA 10/30/2019

Ra Ra Riot kicked off their headlining tour earlier this month in support of their recently released fifth studio album, Superbloom. The Superbloom Tour keeps the band on the active touring circuit as they served as support for this summer’s outing with Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World on The Summer Gods Tour. With a mix of throwbacks from their earlier work, the music on Superbloom fit in perfectly as they brought their show to the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Kicking off the show with the joyful "Absolutely" and the title track from their third

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.

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Hippie Sabotage at Austin City Limits 2019

Hippie Sabotage is known for their raucous live performances that are unique based on the energy of the audience and environment. The duo made up of brothers Kevin & Jeff Saurer grew up in Sacramento, CA starting off as bedroom producers, inspired by their favorite skate videos making hip-hop instrumentals that would eventually evolve into electronic and now more guitar-based electronic. They achieved millions of streams and have been performing at numerous festivals including Bonnaroo, Coachella, Lollapalooza, Made in America, Burning Man and more recently, Austin City Limits 2019. B-Sides met up with Hippie Sabotage before their set at Austin City

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – K.Flay at Austin City Limits 2019

Two-time Grammy-nominated artist K.Flay returned in 2019 with her third full-length album, 'Solutions', that features standout tracks "Bad Vibes", "Sister" and "Good News". The follow-up to her breakthrough, 'Every Where Is Some Where' features a variety of analog synths along with live bass and guitar, bobbing and weaving between pop, rock, hip-hop, and electronic moods. Taking a positive approach to the lyrical content, K.Flay (aka Kristine Flaherty) took the current socio-political climate and its effect on daily life and envisioned a smile as a symbol of true rebellion. She explained: “When I got home from tour, I

Artists to catch at Suwanee Hulaween 2019

We're jamming out all weekend at the beautiful and spooky Suwanee Hulaween forest The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park has opened its mystical forest for a musically fantastic four-day weekend. Once again, the Lake Oak campground known for its ancient, mossy trees will set the most beautiful setting for the String Cheese Incident’s yearly Halloween bash. Enhanced by magnificent art installations and wondrous activities, the forest of Hulaween will be the perfect hallow's eve festival camping experience- even more now that camp fires are permitted. The enormous costume party revolves around world famous artists ranging from across jam-bands, rap, bluegrass, rock,

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,

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Superet at Austin City Limits 2019

Superet has had a busy 2019, having toured up and down the West Coast and across the country all the while releasing their debut album "How To Work A Room" in May. Tracks "Comes As Relief" and "YDS2M" were produced and mixed by Dave Fridmann (Tame Impala, MGMT, Spoon) and mastered by multiple Grammy winner, Greg Calbi (Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, The War on Drugs). As lead singer/guitarist, Matt Blitzer, best describes, "When entering the 'room' in which this album exists, we carry with us a few things in common. Tales of heartbreak, isolation, confusion and desire. The age of

PHOTOS: FINNEAS Headlines San Francisco, CA 10/15/2019

Finneas has been touring with his sister Billie Eilish and performing his own set throughout the year, sometimes opening for her and most recently played his own set at Austin City Limits. That set was a sneak peek of the music on his debut EP 'Blood Harmony,' which was just released on October 4th via OYOY. The singer/songwriter kicked off his sold-out North American headlining tour in San Francisco at August Hall. The energetic crowd came early as they were lined up for hours before doors and they reached a frenzy when the lights went down before Finneas took

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Shura at Austin City Limits 2019

Shura didn't have to dig much for inspiration to her latest album, forevher, which was released Secretly Canadian on August 16th. The album was primarily about Shura’s relationship with her girlfriend and their long-distance conception, tracing everything from the initial pull of desire to that first IRL meeting. After numerous video calls, Shura and her partner met on their first date with Shura traveling from London to New York City. “I had travelled to NYC to go on it, so I was a little bit nervous as this was definitely THE most high stakes date I'd ever been

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – BONES UK at Austin City Limits 2019

London-bred band BONES UK released their highly anticipated self-titled debut album on July 12th via Sumerian Records. The duo of singer/guitarist Rosie Bones and guitarist Carmen Vandenberg saw their profile increase when legendary musician Jeff Beck invited them to tour with him and also work on his album 'Loud Hailer'. Growing up in Italy, Carmen began playing violin at age five and took up the guitar after seeing a video of Jimi Hendrix performing at Woodstock. Classically trained in guitar from age six, she later ventured into blues and rock, eventually crossing paths with Rosie after

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 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

PHOTOS: Clairo + beabadoobee- San Francisco, CA 10/14/2019

Clairo was a few songs away from the end of her set during her sold-out show in San Francisco when a magnitude 4.5 earthquake hit the Bay Area around 10:30pm (fortunately there was no damage and no one was hurt). It was the second sold-out show at the Regency Ballroom and not one person noticed the earth shaking because they were too busy jumping and dancing while Clairo was performing "Sofia". Currently on tour in support of her debut album, Immunity, which was released in August, Clairo didn't disappoint. Emerging in her own merch, wearing a "Clairo"

PHOTO REVIEW: Austin City Limits 2019 Weekend One

All puns aside, Austin City Limits 2019 was fire by all accounts- the artists brought the heat, the weather was scorching and music fans took advantage to step up their festival fashion. With temperatures hovering in the low to mid 90s throughout the weekend, festival organizers noted that this would be the hottest ACL Fest in its history but It didn’t prevent anyone from attending. Highly anticipated sets by Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Cardi B and Childish Gambino were overflowing with people and those between the soundboard and stage were tightly packed. Up-and-coming artists like Pink Sweat$, King

LIVE REVIEW: Lacuna Coil & All That Remains – Berkeley, CA 10/02/2019

Lacuna Coil and All That Remains have been inspiring people to headbang for the past couple decades. Lacuna Coil was formed in Milan in 1994 and they've been entertaining metal fans from around the world.  Merging gothic imagery and music, Lacuna Coil is characterized by their mid-tempo songs featuring guitar lines with contrasting vocal harmonies provided by lead vocalists, Cristina Scabbia and Andrea Ferro. Massachusetts-based All That Remains has been highly successful since their formation in 1998, having just released their ninth studio album, Victim of the New Disease last year. Lacuna Coil: Lacuna Coil and All That Remains co-headlined

PHOTOS: dodie – Oakland, CA 10/06/2019

Online phenom, dodie has been capturing the hearts of numerous fans as she's stepped out from behind the phone screen and performing live on her current tour. dodie stepped up her game in Oakland, CA and overwhelming impressed the audience. Supporting her latest EP, Human, which has amassed millions of streams online, the 24 year old from the UK has built an organic and devout fanbase on YouTube a la Troye Sivan, Daniel Howell and others. Highlighted by the tracks, "Would You Be So Kind" and "Sick of Losing Soulmates", dodie had fans singing loudly and dancing throughout

LIVE REVIEW: Michigander – Nashville, TN 9/27/2019

Michigander, the solo project formed by frontman and Michigan native Jason Singer, just released his newest EP, Where Do We Go From Here, September 13th via C3 Records. Michigander is bringing his uplifting anthems and solid musicianship to venues during his fall tour that made a stop at the High Watt in Nashville, TN. Joined by Andrews' and Chase Huglin, Michigander put on an intimate set filled with catchy tunes and empowering lyrics. andrews' aka singer and songwriter Michael Cronin is originally from Florida but now based in Nashville. Performing a mellow mix of electronic sounds with strong

PHOTOS: flor + joan – Nashville, TN 9/18/2019

Fresh on the heels of the release of their sophomore album, ley lines, on September 6th, flor hit the road in support of the new release last week with support from Lostboycrow and Little Rock, Arkansas duo joan. Bringing their show to the Exit/In in Nashville, TN, all three artists have a similar aesthetic and their stage presence was strong and lively. The line of fans awaiting to get into the venue early was long and the line was still evident during the first set as fans were still coming in well into 30-45 minutes after doors

LIVE REVIEW: James Arthur – San Francisco, CA 9/17/2019

The last few years have been remarkable for James Arthur, as he has racked up over a billion streams online thanks to his No.1 global hit "Say You Won't Let Go". The British artist is on tour for only a handful of select dates at intimate venues ahead of the release his third album, You on October 18th. The tour marks James’ first headlining run of the U.S., following his last tour as the supporting act for One Republic and Fitz & The Tantrums in 2017. An eager sold-out crowd welcomed the musician at the Independent in

PHOTOS: Barns Courtney – Nashville, TN 9/16/2019

Fresh off the release of his sophomore album, 404, Barns Courtney is back in the States for the North American leg of his current tour. His energetic and engaging shows are a trademark of the singer/songwriter, who stopped by the Mercy Lounge in Nashville, TN Monday night. For a Monday show, the audience was incredibly lively, enthusiastic and welcoming for openers, The Hunna. Led by lead singer Ryan Potter, the English band was a perfect match for Barns Courtney, as they were a lively and fun, tearing through songs like "Bonfire" and "You and I" that got the crowd dancing and

PHOTOS: Tash Sultana – Nashville, TN 9/15/2019

After releasing of their debut album, Flow State, approving audiences and critics alike were eager to see Tash Sultana perform the material live. They performed numerous festivals across Europe and has been playing at huge venues across North America, including dates scheduled at Red Rocks in Colorado and the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA. A literal one-person show, the Australian artist has garnered accolades for the live performances to go along with the award nominations for their recorded material including nominations for the prestigious Triple J Australian Album of the Year award and six ARIA's (The Australian Recording

LIVE REVIEW: Phora – San Francisco, CA 09/10/19

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Anaheim native Phora, whose real name is Marco Anthony Archer, continues to set new bars in the hip-hop industry. Ever since he began his career in 2010, he has founded his own record label, "Yours Truly Records", and a clothing brand which is similarly named, "Yours Truly Clothing".  He recently signed with Warner Bros. Records in 2017 when he released his first album, Yours Truly Forever.  Phora released his two more albums, Love Is Hell last year, and Bury Me With Dead Roses on July 26th. Phora's current tour took him to San Francisco where he performed at the renowned Slim's

Imagine Music Festival’s diverse lineup

What sets Imagine Music Festival apart from any other music festivals, is its aquatic experience and theme. Located in the Atlanta Motor Speedway, this four day camping event features art workshops, dancers, cirque acts, and a daytime pool party for imaginers to dive into in between performances. Not to mention the variety of different electronic sub genres that the festival will be providing, creating a space for all types of EDM music lovers to enjoy. In addition below are a few artists to look out for: Louis the Child The Chicago based producer and DJ duo, Robby Hauldren and Freddy Kennet are rising to

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

PHOTOS: slowthai – San Francisco, CA 9/5/2019

The highly anticipated West Coast show dates for slowthai finally arrived with September. The English rapper has a growing fanbase after having released his debut album, Nothing Great About Britain earlier this year and was promptly nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize for UK Album of the Year. Awards or not, the audience in San Francisco was prepared for his engaging stage show that accompanied his critically acclaimed work. The sold-out show at the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco was in a frenzy as soon as the music started and slowthai (born Tyron Frampton) hit the stage. Dressed in a track

PREVIEW: Aftershock 2019 Enters Eighth Year With Strong Lineup – Tool, System of a Down, Korn To Perform

Most would agree that the end of summer comes close to the festival season. As the leaves turn and Starbucks are rife with pumpkin spice everything, we fans of outdoor music find ourselves wanting. Enter: Aftershock 2019. You may find an offshoot here or there, but you certainly will not find another October three-day festival with a line up as strong as Aftershock. Last year, Aftershock hosted rock legends like Slash (w/Myles Kennedy), At the Drive-In, System of A Down, and Incubus, just to name a few. This year, the festival is three days long and features monster-mega-rock giants like Tool,

PHOTOS: Drab Majesty – San Francisco, CA 8/30/2019

With two sold-out shows in San Francisco, the anticipation for the live performances from Drab Majesty was at an all-time high. The first show at the Great American Music Hall made for a perfect setting for the band's music and aesthetics. The duo of Deb Demure and Mona D, who comprise of Drab Majesty, made their appearance on-stage with a bottle of wine and matching outfits. The set was highlighted by songs from their latest album, Modern Mirror, including "Oxytocin", "Ellipsis" and "Out of Sequence" that had many in the crowd dancing. There wasn't any chatter in between

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Still Woozy at Outside Lands 2019

Still Woozy, born Sven Gamsky, released his debut EP, Lately, in May earlier this year to much critical acclaim for his sunny, psychedelic pop songs that fuse a unique blend of electronic and acoustic elements. The EP features the track, "Lava", that's been a B-Sides favorite. In speaking about the song, Gamsky stated, "I wrote "Lava" after getting in a fight with the person I love. You feel multiple things in these moments, you feel the hurt and frustration of the fight, but you also feel the underlying love like an undercurrent that guides you back to you senses

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Bob Moses at Outside Lands 2019

2019 has been a busy year for Grammy award-winning duo Bob Moses, having been on the road since the release of their sophomore album, Battle Lines late last year. The Vancouver-bred, Los Angeles-based band comprised of Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance have played milestone festivals this year including Coachella, Governors Ball, Outside Lands, Firefly, Electric Forest and Osheaga. Battle Lines garnered critical acclaim upon its release, which included the single “Back Down” that got significant airplay on commercial radio. In speaking about the album, the duo stated, “This record is about the battles and struggles we

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – SYML at Outside Lands 2019

Following an appearance at Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco and a sold-out headline show at Los Angeles’ historic Troubadour, Seattle artist and producer SYML aka Brian Fennell, released his latest single, “Meant To Stay Hid,” from his self-titled debut album that was released in May. SYML described the song as "a personal song about loss. It’s that tangible and uncomfortable whole-body feeling that someone is gone. It’s the reality that our memory of them will fade and change. But it’s also the beautiful, yet unreasonable, hope that we will be with them again. For whatever dark reason,