Watch Bob Weir and Phil Lesh Sing The National Anthem Before Game 2 Of The NLCS

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Watch Bob Weir and Phil Lesh Sing The National Anthem Before Game 2 Of The NLCS As a native son of the Bay Area, you know watching Bob and Phil sing the National Anthem before a Giants playoff game is something very special. So you know we have to share this here and cross our fingers Bud Selig does not kick this off of YouTube. We of course also have to point out that Joe Buck’s annoying voice ruins this clip at the ... Read More

Outside Lands Announces Daily Lineups, Single Day Tickets

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Outside Lands Announces Daily Lineups, Single Day Tickets The Outside Lands Music Festival has announced daily lineups for the 2012 edition of their wonderful festival. The festival has also announced that single day tickets will once again be available. They will go on sale Friday July 20th at 10 am PST. For more information you can check out the festival's official website by clicking here. Read More

Treasure Island Music Festival Returns To San Francisco This October

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Treasure Island Music Festival Returns To San Francisco This October The Treasure Island Music Festival is set to return for a 6th year. Located on the island that connects the Bay Bridge between San Francisco and Oakland the festival will once again feature a first day of EDM jams (with a side serving of hip hop from the likes of Public Enemy and The Coup) and a second day filled with all of all your favorite indie rock darlings. Tickets are set to ... Read More

2012 Outside Lands Music Festival Announces Initial Artist Details

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2012 Outside Lands Music Festival Announces Initial Artist Details Last year our man Reverend Justito returned home to San Francisco where he enjoyed all three days of Outside Lands. Knowing this year he would not be able to make it, he was praying for a terrible lineup. Of course his prayers were not answered as Outside Lands is back with one of its best lineups yet. Headliners include beloved Bay Area natives Metallica and Neil Young and Crazy Horse. Also high up on ... Read More

My Morning Jacket Announce December US Tour

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My Morning Jacket Announce December US Tour My Morning Jacket will sneak across the US for a quick tour this December. The band is out in support of the recently released album “Circuital.” The trek will kick off in scenic Universal City, CA on December 1st and wrap with the bands triumphant return to Madison Square Garden on December 14th. Acts set to join Jim James and crew on the tour include Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Delta Spirit and Band of Horses. ... Read More

Bison b.c. Hit The Road In Support of Dark Ages

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Bison b.c. Hit The Road In Support of Dark Ages Last fall we caught a band called Bison b.c. open for the mighty Helmet in Redondo Beach, CA. The boys from Bison b.c. plan to spend fall 2011 on the road in North America supporting their phenomenal 2010 release Dark Ages (one of Reverend Justito's Top 10 records of 2010). In addition to their current dates with Weedeater, Saviours and Fight Amp, the Vancouver natives plan a headline trek across their native land. ... Read More

Dinosaur Jr. Bring Bug To The West Coast

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Dinosaur Jr. Bring Bug To The West Coast Earlier this year, you may remember our man Jay Porks catching Dinosaur Jr. rocking their album Bug from front to back in New York City. You may also remember our man Jay Porks catching Henry Rollins having a heart to heart with Dinosaur Jr. before they rocked Bug from front to back. With a successful East Coast run in the rearview mirror, the team of Dinosaur Jr. and Henry Rollins plan to bring the show ... Read More

Mastodon Announce 2011 North American Tour Dates

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Mastodon Announce 2011 North American Tour Dates With their new album The Hunter due to hit shelves at the end of this month, Mastodon have announced dates for a North American Headline tour. In addition to an appearance at the Voodoo Music Experneice in New Orleans on Saturday October 29th the band will be performing in most major markets during the five week run. Coming along for the tour will be Red Fang and Dillinger Escape Plan. You can check out the first ... Read More

Anthrax Teams With Testament and Death Angel For US Tour

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Anthrax Teams With Testament and Death Angel For US Tour With a new album entitled Worship Music set to hit shelves on September 13th, Anthrax has announced dates for an American tour. The trek kicks off October 14th in Grand Rapids Michigan and will cover most of the nation over five weeks. While Anthrax will close all shows, the tour will feature co-headliners Testament while Death Angel will cover the opening duties. The American tour follows a hometown appearance for Anthrax at Yankees Stadium ... Read More

Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Day 3: 08/14/11 – San Francisco, CA

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Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival 08/14/11 Golden Gate Park - San Francisco, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito After a wonderful breakfast with my parents, my crew and I were en route to the city for the final day of Outside Lands. A weird day in the sense that I only wanted to see three bands (of course two were at the same time), but the two I wanted to see were the biggest draws at the festival for me not named Phish. With hardly ... Read More

Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Day 2: 08/13/11 – San Francisco, CA

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Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival 08/13/11 Golden Gate Park - San Francisco, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito With plenty of bands I wanted to catch spread across Golden Gate Park for the Saturday section of the 2011 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, you could compare my experience to that of a pinball. I bounced from stage to stage (and porta-potty to porta-potty) all day catching bits of performances from as many artists as I could. The Greyboy All Stars The All-Stars were rocking the main ... Read More

Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Day 1: 08/12/11 – San Francisco, CA

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Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival 08/12/11 Golden Gate Park - San Francisco, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito Over the past few years, I have come home to the Bay Area on Outside Lands weekend. Yet instead of watching historic performances by the likes of Pearl Jam, Widespread Panic and Ween I have watched friends get married. With no nuptials planned for 2011 I purchased my three day pass the second they went on sale. Phantogram My friends and I hit the park Friday afternoon as New ... Read More

Metallica Celebrate 30 Years With Intimate San Francisco Shows

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Metallica Celebrate 30 Years With Intimate San Francisco Shows [caption id="attachment_86" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Kirk Hammet in Inglewood, CA 12/18/08"][/caption] To celebrate their 30th anniversary, Metallica have booked four shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco. From their official website: Thirty years of Metallica... can you believe it? We think it's cause for a major celebration! You've been asking for a while now "just what the hell are you going to do to mark 30 years as a band?" closely followed by "why don't we have ... Read More

Alice’s Summerthing 06/26/11: Speedway Meadows – San Francisco, CA

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Alice's Summerthing 06/26/11 Speedway Meadows - San Francisco, CA Words/Photos by BellaLuna Every year  Golden Gate Park is home to  two free musical events.  Starting at  noon and ending at four, Alice at 97.3 FM or also known as KLLC, hosts Summerthing and Now& Zen.  Alice's Summerthing is held at the end of June, when the weather is warm and inviting to those who enjoy free music and relaxing in Speedway Meadow with friends. This year on the roster was Andrew Allen, Parachute, Michelle Branch, ... Read More

USELESS KEYS West Coast Tour Dates

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USELESS KEYS West Coast Tour Dates   Los Angeles locals USELESS KEYS are about to head out for a quick trip up the left coast. While the band is still working out details for a headline hometown show, here is where you can catch KROQ Locals Only regulars: June 24th Soda Bar - San Diego, CA June 25th Cellar Door - Visalia, CA June 26th Fulton 55 - Fresno, CA June 27th Kimo's - San Francisco, CA June 29th Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR June 30th Crocodile Café – ... Read More

The 2011 Summer Slaughter Tour Dates Announced

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The 2011 Summer Slaughter Tour Dates Announced Dates for the fifth annual Summer Slaughter tour have been announced. The month long trek will kick off in West Hollywood, CA on July 22nd before wrapping on August 21st in Dallas, TX. Concert Confessions favorites The Black Dahlia Murder and Whitechapel are set to headline the package tour. Also included in the trek are Darkest Hour, Six Feet Under, Dying Fetus, As Blood Runs Black, Oceano, Fleshgod Apocalypse and Powerglove. Dates and venues are listed below. ... Read More

Arcade Fire, Muse & Phish Top 2011 Outside Lands Lineup

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Arcade Fire, Muse & Phish Top 2011 Outside Lands Lineup Returning for its fourth year, Outside Lands is set to rock San Francisco for three glorious days in August. Headlined by Concert Confessions favorites Muse, Arcade Fire and Phish, the initial lineup also includes such beloved artists as The Black Keys, MGMT and STS9. Check out the full lineup below, as well as a sweet YouTube trailer put together by the festival. For all other information, including ticket details – check out the festivals ... Read More

Ben & Zooey Salute America as San Francisco Beats Philly

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Ben & Zooey Salute America as San Francisco Beats Philly Folks, we make no secret that Reverend Justito - the founder and spiritual guru of Concert Confessions is a die hard San Francisco Giants fan.  With the Giants two wins away from the World Series, we could not be more thrilled.  Today, the Giants brought out some big guns to celebrate America.  By big guns, I mean the leading couple of indie rock – Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie/The Postal Service) and ... Read More

UPDATED: A Perfect Circle To Hit The Road This Fall

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A Perfect Circle To Hit The Road This Fall       I tell you, rock bands need to stop announcing tours when I am stuck in traffic.  As our friends at Antiquiet, COS and countless others have all pointed out – A Perfect Circle are gearing up for a tour of the left coast.  The band (that features the bald dude from Tool and the Asian dude from The Smashing Pumpkins) will play intimate venues for multiple nights.  Each night the band will perform one of ... Read More

Paul McCartney July 10,2010 at AT&T Park….Awesome!

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Sir Paul McCartney 07/10/10 AT&T Park - San Francisco, CA Words by Bellaluna/Photos by Dan V Let me begin by saying, although I'm not a huge fan of Paul McCartney, a mediate fan rather, last night's concert in San Francisco has elevated my interest in him. For being almost 70 years old, he still rocks and sounds totally awesome! First- the fans, I was amazed by them and the diverse age ranges, from teenage to 70's, they all clearly loved him. While waiting in the line ... Read More

The 2010 Outside Lands Music Festival – Initial Artist Announcement

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The 2010 Outside Lands Music Festival - Initial Artist Announcement Every year I tell myself I shall travel back to the city of my birth and enjoy the Outside Lands Music Festival.  The first two years, I had selfish friends decided they would use that weekend to get married (heck, as an ordained minister, I actually married our webmaster during the inaugural year).  This year, I will sadly miss out as I will be in the Bay Area the week before for three ... Read More

Remembering Wilco’s Jay Bennett

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Days before my 18th Birthday, my Mother took me to San Francisco for an event dubbed Sky Concert by local radio station KFOG.  As mobility challenged Red Cross Volunteer, she needed my help to haul all of the supplies to and from the First Aid station she would run at the event.  While I would like to say the reason that I agreed was to help my Mother, truthfully I went to check out an exciting new band I had recently discovered.  The band was Wilco, ... Read More