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SF Station Blows It Up

1. Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol, live onstage @ The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, March 1, 2007

After hitting the top of the charts all over the world with their current album Eyes Open, Snow Patrol can sell out the biggest venues with no problem and the show at San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium definitely proves it. As eight thousand fans sang along, Gary and the boys rocked. I have to say this was a great show overall with lights and sounds that filled my head to the brim.

2. David Dondero live onstage part of Noise Pop 07 @ The Fillmore, San Francisco, March 2, 2007

The return of San Francisco favorite David Dondero to the stage was a hell of a show; he performing with a full band that even included a saw. With his own style of Folk Rock that I could only compare to the likes of Johnny Cash. I could feel them get more and more entranced and lost in the music.

3. John McCrea of Cake live onstage closing night of Noise Pop @ Bimbos 365, San Francisco, March 4, 2007

Cake created one of 90s best known anthems “Distance”, with a sound that mixed alternative and progressive rock. Walking in I knew this was going to be somewhat interesting because of the mixture of the crowd. As the band hit the stage everyone went wild and it was on song after song well until about five or six songs into it when John McCrea pointed out me and a few other photographers and told us that we were bothering him and had to stop. . .But I took it in stride, packed my gear and stepped into the back of the club. The band began to play once again and did a great job.