Music & Nightlife

Watership Up

Thumbnail for Watership Up

The patrons at Liquid in San Jose immerse themselves in the club’s aquatic lighting scheme.

read more

Justin Comes Alive

Thumbnail for Justin Comes Alive

How San Jose's one-man electronic project Seabright got from the bedroom to the stage.

read more


Thumbnail for dredg

Los Gatos’ dredg will play their album ‘Catch Without Arms’ in its entirety at their Avalon show.

read more

Retro Pop

Thumbnail for Retro Pop

The Inciters headline this weekend’s inaugural Retro Pop at Landmark Ballroom.

read more

Rude Boy Radio

Thumbnail for Rude Boy Radio

San Jose’s Them Rude Boys bring reggae, punk, ska and rock together for a sound that hearkens back to the greats.

read more

Strange Days

Thumbnail for Strange Days

This weekend’s offbeat Winter Fest, and the real reason for the unorthodox changes at San Jose Jazz.

read more

Ironic in Name Only

Thumbnail for Ironic in Name Only

For those looking for a true dive drinking experience, the self-labeled Dive Bar on Santa Clara Street, San Jose, is a flagrant case of false advertising.

read more

Rappers Gone Rock

Thumbnail for Rappers Gone Rock

Rebelskamp's members can't stop freestyling.

read more

DMN Ology @ Cypher

Thumbnail for DMN Ology @ Cypher

Chicago’s DMN Ology headlines the roster of guest artists this week at Cypher.

read more

The Bang

Thumbnail for The Bang

Retro-girl-group the Bang shows off its new lineup at the Blank Saturday.

read more


Thumbnail for Motorhead

Cult icon and head of the world’s loudest band, Lemmy brings Motorhead to the San Jose State Event Center Thursday

read more


Thumbnail for Kreayshawn

Bay Area Performer Kreayshawn spoofs the very idea of 15 minutes of fame at Studio 8 this weekend

read more

Chris Pounders Films With David Lynch, Advances in Battle of the Bands

Thumbnail for Chris Pounders Films With David Lynch, Advances in Battle of the Bands

The vocalist and guitarist of San Jose pop-punk band Pounders—which won a round of the Battle of the Bands at 9 Lives in Gilroy last week, and will compete in the semi-finals in March—has had his hawk for a few years now.

read more

Talib Kweli comes to Pagoda

Thumbnail for Talib Kweli comes to Pagoda

Doing the unexpected is nothing new for Talib Kweli and Res, the duo behind alternative R&B/hip hop group Idle Warship, which comes to Pagoda Lounge in San Jose on Saturday.

read more

Dibiase Guests at Treatment Club Night

Thumbnail for Dibiase Guests at Treatment Club Night

SoCal producer prodigy Dibiase remembers when L.A. became a beat mecca in 2005. Flipping his own first beats as a teenager growing up in Watts, he wasn’t too long out of high school when he started getting invited to events like Sketchbook.

read more

John Doe Brings Punk Idealism to Redwood City

Thumbnail for John Doe Brings Punk Idealism to Redwood City

John Doe performs at Club Fox in Redwood City on Thursday, Feb. 2.

read more


Thumbnail for Wilco

A lot of rock stars want to be outlaws, but their heroes are tragic cowboys; Wilco's Jeff Tweedy was almost one of those country-rock train wrecks.

read more

Dan P and the Bricks

Thumbnail for Dan P and the Bricks

Third-wave ska legends Dan Potthast of MU330 and Slow Gherkin thought they had put skanking behind them years ago. But it all came back to them in 2009, when Potthast joined up with four ex-Gherkin members and his fellow MU330 bandmate Matt Knobbe to form Dan P and the Bricks

read more

Contra Ville

San Jose's Contra Ville embraces the mismatch of styles known as jazz/indie/rock.

read more

Swagger Like Us

Thumbnail for Swagger Like Us

Wallpaper breaks big with hip-hop humor, and Ricky Reed gets real.

read more
Page 22 of 27« First...10...2021222324...Last »