All That Jazz

Musician, arranger, bandleader and soon-to-be-professor Peter Welker spent more than 50 years embodying the spirit of jazz in the Bay Area.

Wavy Gravy Celebrates Birthday with a Quarantine Concert

Poet, activist, cultural icon and lifelong clown Wavy Gravy always makes a big deal out of his birthday, often hosting massive concert...

HopMonk Holds “In the Meantime” Concert Series

With locations in Sebastopol, Sonoma and Novato, HopMonk Tavern is a North Bay institution that usually hosts weekly concerts featuring local and...

Human-Made Music

Lungs and Limbs did not plan on releasing an album in the middle of a global crisis, but it’s difficult to think...

LBC begins online programming

Since 1981, the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts has hosted national touring artists in its 1,600-seat theater and been the home...

Radio Daze

Brian Griffith’s office has been quiet lately. A little too quiet. The host of 91.1 FM radio station KRCB’s Music Mornings program...

Natural Magic

North Bay singer-songwriter and rancher Ismay (aka Avery Hellman), grandchild of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass founder Warren Hellman, has spent a lifetime immersed...

Dynamic Duo

Fingerstyle guitarists Teja Gerken and Doug Young are acclaimed as acoustic performers on their own. Now they come together in a highly...

Green Leaf Rustlers spring to life on new live album

The five members of Green Leaf Rustlers have seen every corner of the world in their day, playing in the Mother Hips,...

Chase goes spaghetti western

Growing up, San Francisco singer-songwriter Sam Chase learned to play music from listening to classic-rock greats such as the Who and Bruce...