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Merrill Garbus, the brains behind tUnE-yArDs.

The queen of converting children’s tales into bona fide indie anthems is back. After an explosive breakout in 2011 and a tour schedule that... More»


"We want to turn parking lots into performing arts centers," says Steven Haines, the executive director of the Stern Grove Festival. It's an... More»


You could forgive someone who's turning 77 this summer for slowing down a little bit. But the septuagenarian Stern Grove Festival isn't showing any sign of... More»


It was announced today that famed 70s arena rocker Paul McCartney, best known for his work with his wife Linda in their band Wings, would be playing... More»

Free festivals at Stern Grove have been running since 1938.

This spring, the Stern Grove Festival is taking its admission-free music and art on the road. The appropriately named Grove on the Road intends to... More»


Jane Clementi would rather not be in San Francisco. She's here for the final rehearsal of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus' new suite of songs... More»


Crossover cellist Maya Beiser was trained as a classical musician—but she soon broke from the strict orthodoxies of the orchestral world to embark on... More»


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