Spotlight Posts

New Partners in Philadelphia: Ortlieb’s Lounge and MilkBoy Philly!

New Partners in Philadelphia: Ortlieb’s Lounge and MilkBoy Philly!

Thrillcall will now be bringing even more giveaways to the Philadelphia area with our new partners, Ortlieb’s Lounge and MilkBoy Philly. Thrillcall is very excited...

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The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Acoustic Tour!

The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Acoustic Tour!

Smashing Pumpkins are going on tour! This will be a similar tour as the one they took last year. Liz Phair will be opening for Smashing Pumpkins at each tour...

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Coldplay Announces US Tour Dates!

Coldplay Announces US Tour Dates!

British pop group Coldplay has just announced its 2016 US tour dates! The band is departing on their Head Full of Dreams tour, in support of their most recent...

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Our Valentine’s Day Concert Picks & Giveaways

Our Valentine’s Day Concert Picks & Giveaways

This Valentine’s Day, live music makes the heart grow fonder. Don’t have plans yet for Valentine’s Day? Don’t freak out– it’s...

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Hunter Valentine’s 2016 Tour and Ticket Giveaways

Hunter Valentine’s 2016 Tour and Ticket Giveaways

Rock band Hunter Valentine have announced that they will be going on hiatus after the release of their final EP The Pledge and So Long For Now Tour. The band has...

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INTERVIEW/GIVEAWAY: BAIO chats with Thrillcall ahead of his show at the El Rey!

INTERVIEW/GIVEAWAY: BAIO chats with Thrillcall ahead of his show at the El Rey!

You may know BAIO as one of the two Chrises of Vampire Weekend (BAIO plays bass). You also probably know some of his actor cousins, Scott Baio (Happy Days) or Steve...

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Win Tickets to The Kickback’s Nationwide Tour!

Win Tickets to The Kickback’s Nationwide Tour!

Proudly promoting their debut LP, The Kickback is currently on a nationwide tour! The album, Sorry All Over The Place, was produced by Spoon’s Jim Eno, and is...

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Panic Is Perfect & Anya Marina Winter Tour Dates

Panic Is Perfect & Anya Marina Winter Tour Dates

Indie Pop Group Panic is Perfect and Singer-Songwriter Anya Marina are Going on a West Coast Tour this Winter. Thrillcall hosted giveaways for Panic is Perfect’s...

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Now partners with UNION, a New Venue by Los Globos!

Now partners with UNION, a New Venue by Los Globos!

The city of angels is adding another spot to its expansive litany of venues that pepper the area, and we are happy to announce that we will be doing giveaways...

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Archive for: The Independent

Contest: Win a pair of tickets to see Rusted Root At The Independent!

It’s that time of year when we get buckets of rain here in San Francisco. So why not spend your evening inside the lovely Indepedent…   MORE »
October 23, 2012 By
 
 

Interview: Le Vice talks tour stories and new music!

Since 2010 San Francisco hip-hop veterans have kept our ear’s happy with their take on dance-inspired indie/hip-hop, and now they are back to give us…   MORE »
September 6, 2012 By
 
 

Japandroids at The Independent [Photo Review]

“We’ve come a long way from the Hemlock Tavern,” said Brain King, the guitarist of this year’s buzz band, Japandroids. Japandroids are maximal: a two…   MORE »
June 15, 2012 By
 
 

Active Child Interview and Contest

Combining choir music with hip hop and R&B isn’t typical for pop music, but Active Child isn’t typical. Active Child’s debut LP You’re All I See…   MORE »
 
 

Loquat at The Independent Album Release Party

Playing its first-ever live show in San Francisco in 2001, Loquat has moved through the ranks with help from Kylee Swenson Gordon’s ethereal voice and…   MORE »
 
 

SBTRKT at The Independent [Photo Review]

I only was able to catch the last song of SBTRKT’s Coachella performance this year, as they played at the same time as Miike Snow.…   MORE »
April 19, 2012 By
 
 

Wild Beasts Talk About Sex

Over the last few days I’ve been emailing back and forth with Wild Beasts‘ lead singer Hayden Thorpe about everyone’s favorite or least favorite subject:…   MORE »
 
 

Bowerbirds Tell Us Five Common Misconceptions

Once you’re in the limelight you’re the subject of praise, criticism, and errors. Ask any band and they’ll surely tell you “Oh man, this one…   MORE »