Top Things of 2015

While I haven’t been blogging so much due to time commitments I have been putting in to other things, it was good to come back and write this all out.  It was a bit less busy year for concerts and events but those we attended were as good as ever.

Top Things of 2014

Every year I do one of these posts.  I posted in the blog a lot less this year due to other activities taking up my time, but I have pulled together a list of some of my favorite things and biggest disappointments of the year and will likely be posting plenty more in 2015.

Top Stuff of 2013

Live Concerts: 1. Vienna Teng (various venues across the country) 2. MS MR (The Independent four times, Outside Lands twice) 3. How to destroy angels_ (various venues on the west coast) 4. Lionel Richie (SAP Center, San Jose) 5. John Williams (w/Stephen Spielberg and the San Francisco Symphony) Video Games: 1. Ingress 2. Spelunky 3.…

A bunch of short reviews from the weekend

Sometime last week, I noticed a pop-up ad on my Vita in the PS Store that offered a couple of free games. One of those games was Vlambeer’s Super Crate Box. I had gotten to know Vlambeer through a recommendation to play Ridiculous Fishing by Max Temkin.

Concert/event schedule for October/November

Jon Secada’s shows scheduled for end of September/start of October got moved to March. 10/01 Bohemian Carnival: Rock ‘n Roll Sideshow [Eric McFadden; Vau de Vire Society; with Jane Wiedlin (The Go-Go’s), RonKat Spearman (P-Funk Allstars), and Loop!Station] 10/09 Dial M For Murder 10/10 Dina Maccabee 10/10 Miss Nelson Is Missing! 10/16 Repo! The Genetic…

Rickshaws, bags, guts and buttons…

The past week was a busy one. We worked full time plus saw a bunch of cool shows. One three band night at the Rickshaw Stop, Guts and Buttons at Tartine, Ben Sollee and Fossil Fool at another Rickshaw (Bagworks) and some tasty food in the city as well.

A funny aside…

My wife told me about an audience member tonight that was sitting next to her and an interchange that occurred between her and some of the other audience members. It was funny but I didn’t hear any of it from my seat.

Tour tour tour tour

A year ago, Erik and I were at SFO, eating pizza for Pi Day and getting on a plane to New York for a wonderful excursion of sights, sounds, and of course food. This year, I’m so very excited to say that we’re going on tour…on the weekends. And we want to see you. So…