Which Bay Area artists remind you of P.J. Harvey?
February 7, 2015 7:59 PM   Subscribe

I'm looking for artists reminiscent of P.J. Harvey, Shannon Wright, or Cat Power who regularly tour the Bay Area. Feel free to be as loose as you want with the comparison.
posted by nominal to Media & Arts (8 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
Maybe Amy X Neuburg, who's a Bay Area local.
posted by moonmilk at 9:05 PM on February 7, 2015

Dengue Fever is playing this week.
posted by lamp at 10:40 PM on February 7, 2015 [1 favorite]

Scout Nibblett

Laura Love
posted by humboldt32 at 3:19 AM on February 8, 2015

Annah Anti-Palindrome might be fun for you to see live. I wouldn't really say she's reminds me of PJ Harvey, but her live performances are awesome, quirky, and eerily beautiful. She kind of makes her own mixes using some kind of looping system. It's fun to see in person.

Des Ark travels there too. Sometimes with a full band, sometimes with a fellow guitarist, sometimes on her own. If she comes to your area, go see her live. She's amazing, stunning, powerful. Highly recommended!
posted by barnone at 12:39 PM on February 8, 2015

Sondra Sun-Odeon (an interview compares her to early Cat Power..), formerly of Silver Summit.
posted by unmake at 12:54 PM on February 8, 2015

Oh, and Tucson's own Acorn Bcorn and Katterwaul tour west pretty regularly, often with the Burger Records groups. Speaking of which: Colleen Green.
posted by unmake at 12:58 PM on February 8, 2015

Eliza Rickman. PJ Harvey is definitely an influence. The first time I saw her, it was downstairs at Vira Cocha and she was playing a PJ Harvey & Nick Cave song.
Black Rose
Cinnamon Bone
posted by oxisos at 2:59 PM on February 8, 2015

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down is Bay Area based and reminds me of Cat Power. And puts on a fun live show!
posted by naoko at 8:43 PM on February 10, 2015

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