Hurray for the Riff Raff

Emmylou Harris, pictured at “Emmylou Harris: Songbird’s Flight,” a new exhibit at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, again headlines the 18th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass on Sunday. (Courtesy Jason Kempin/Getty Images/ Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum)

Mountains of music at 18th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Even though the 2018 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass lineup is missing some favorite…


Irish-American band Flogging Molly, led by Dave King, scored with the 2017 album “Life Is Good.” (Courtesy Richie Smyth)

Countdown: The 10 best rock albums of 2017

Tired of the hyperbole that permeated music in 2017 -- like seeing…


courtesy photoAlynda Lee Segarra appears with Hurray for the Riff Raff this week in The City.

Hurray for the Riff Raff’s Segarra spent formative time in SF

The day Alynda Lee Segarra turned 17, a decade ago, she staged…