Tag Archives: Ken McCain

Y&T at the Catalyst Club in Santa Cruz, CA


Review+Photos by Ken McCain January 26, 2019 | Catalyst Club, Santa Cruz, CA – San Francisco Bay Area rockers Y&T rode into the Catalyst Club on a massive wave  that started off a few weeks ago in Hawaii. After dropping in frontside on the tropics of Oahu, they went westward and ollied into a double breaker in Japan, then cut back ... Read More »

Review: Lightning Strikes Twice for Styx in Carmel, CA


Review+Photos by Ken McCain January 16, 2019 | Carmel, CA –                 It was a dark and stormy night along the California Coast last Wednesday evening and no one could predict how events would unfold. If you were in Carmel seeing classic rock icons Styx two years ago, however, you might have had an idea. Back then the band had ... Read More »

Kenny Wayne Shepherd plays The Fox in Redwood City, CA

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Review+Photos by Ken McCain September 11, 2018 | Redwood City, CA – The powerhouse that is the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band played at the Fox Theater in Redwood City last Tuesday night. This was my second time seeing and covering this full throttle blues rock band, and it was just as powerful as the first. Tuesday nights at most venues are typically ... Read More »

Earth, Wind & Fire play San Jose City National Civic

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Review+Photos by Ken McCain May 15, 2018 | San Jose, CA – The legendary group Earth, Wind & Fire made a stop on their latest tour and played the San Jose City National Civic. After a month of touring, last March ended with the group on a month-long break to chill and rest up for their latest jaunt across America. They ... Read More »

As The Crow Flies: A Murder at The Fox in Oakland, CA

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Review+Photos by Ken McCain May 11, 2018 | Oakland, CA –  First off, no one got hurt. In fact, everyone had a good time even while there was a murder upon the stage in Oakland. Yes, on the stage. Yet, there was no alarm. That’s because a “murder” is a group crows, and last Friday night a group of Crowes ... Read More »

Review: Durand Jones & The Indications at The Independent in San Francisco

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Review+Photos by Ken McCain March 29, 2018 | San Francisco, CA – On a warm, nearly full moonlit night in San Francisco, CA Durand Jones & The Indications stopped in at The Independent for a few hours. The soldout venue was packed full of young music fans along with some veterans, too. It was stimulating to witness this rebirth of ... Read More »