Lily O'Brien


Music: Dutch Treat

By Lily O’Brien “In this band we have the freedom to do what we want to do and go where we wanna go,” says Laurien...

Music: Spirit Rocked

By Lily O’Brien “My musical path has been a journey of dichotomies,” says world music artist, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and composer Jai Uttal. Having just completed...

Music: Celtic Dead

By Lily O’Brien Wake the Dead describes itself as “the world’s only Celtic all-star Grateful Dead jam band.”   “The Celtic aspect was just a happy...

Nonprofit Issue: Wright work

By Lily O’Brien “The first time I saw the Civic Center, I thought it looked like something from outer space,” says longtime San Rafael...

Music: Lyrical heart

By Lily O'Brien Singer, guitarist and songwriter Mia Rose Lynne is the first to admit that she doesn’t know exactly what to call her genre...

Music: Feel the beat

By Lily O'Brien Imagine that you’re walking along the Malecón, the scenic waterfront walkway that stretches for five miles along the seawall in Havana, Cuba....

Music: Return to roots

by Lily O'Brien When Zulu Spear burst onto the Bay Area music scene in the 1980s, there was simply no other band like it. Originally...

Music: Musical fusion

by Lily O'Brien Jazz and classical music might seem like a strange combination to some, but if you listen to it, the result is quite...

Best Bet: Marin Open Studios

by Lily O'Brien Celebrate your inner and outer artist at the 22nd annual Marin Open Studios the first two weekends in May. This exciting, inspiring...

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