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3/28/2017

  Fresh off his Grammy win—a contemporary blues album award for The Last Days of Oakland—East Bay crooner Fantastic... More»

2/27/2017

  Secrecy, war, and treason are all rich veins for opera to mine. Yet you’ve never seen them explored quite the way they are in Ted... More»

2/21/2017

  Few bands have been as synonymous with Noise Pop as indie-rock... More»

2/9/2017

  Noise Pop celebrates its 25th anniversary this month with another explosion of indie sets from across the... More»

9/21/2016

  It may not have quite the same cachet as Outside Lands, but Treasure Island Music Festival... More»

9/12/2016

  Even if the name Flying Lotus—or FlyLo, or Captain Murphy, as he’s sometimes known—doesn’t mean... More»

8/30/2016

1. Which best describes your relationship with booze and drugs? a... More»

8/5/2016

  A failed major record label debut, a nearly fatal car crash, and finally a big break... More»

8/3/2016

  Con Brio, the seven-piece San Francisco band fronted by Ziek McCarter, puts out a funky, pop-infused vibe: Think Bruno Mars... More»

8/2/2016

  Outside Lands: a festival that celebrates all that is great about San Francisco (the wine,... More»

7/6/2016

  Calling all you budding Beethovens, Elton Johns, and Ramsey Lewises: This month marks the return of Flower Piano, the 12-day... More»

7/5/2016

  It’s hard to believe, but the same man is behind almost every film score you’ve had stuck in your head over the past 40 years:... More»