Feature: Fall Arts Preview

There’s nothing like the balmy autumnal glory of the North Bay, and for this, we editorial scribes at the Pacific Sun are profoundly grateful—if...

Music: Respect in Peace

“There’s something really magic about the fact that the King and the Queen left the building on the same day,” says author and veteran...

Music: The Flamenco Groovies

Andrea La Canela shares her passion for the blues of Spain “A lot of people don’t know, but the Bay Area has quite an extensive...

Music: Big Fits In

Longtime North Bay funk outfit adopts new handle, throws down at upcoming Novato blowoutChanging your band's name is no easy task, especially after more...

Music: NorBay Winners

Our annual NorBay Music Awards online readers’ ballot received its biggest turnout ever, and this year’s winners include a lot of new faces among...

Cover Story: A Positive Spin

First it was being called a revival; now it’s being hailed as a renaissance. Vinyl albums, once on the verge of obsolescence, just marked...

Streamlined

Born in Sonoma and now living in Santa Cruz, songwriter and bandleader Marty O’Reilly has gained a reputation as one of the region’s hardest-working...

All Smiles

Guitarist and singer Nick Petty understands the positive impact that music can make on people. Music is one of the ways he pulled himself...

Music: In the Family

When Guberman discovered the Grateful Dead as a teenager, his view of music changed.“I think it came along at the right time for...

Music: Rock the Fourth

If nothing else, the Fourth of July is one of the loudest holidays of the year, with booming fireworks commemorating America’s birthday everywhere you...