Pop Music

Yelle creates techno sounds in 17th century country cottage

Dance-pop artist sings in French in new album ‘L’ere Du Verseau’


Full lineup of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announced

20th anniversary roots music festival streams on Oct. 3


Guitar great G.E. Smith finds right vocalist in LeRoy Bell

After cold call, music vets meet, hit it off, make soulful record


Liela Moss gets political on ‘Who The Power’

Songwriter finds no topic too grim to tackle

20th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces Patty Griffin, Chuck Prophet

First-time performers at online fest include Birds of Chicago, Los Coast, Shakey Graves

Chuck Prophet recalls ‘Land That Time Forgot’

Great new album from SF folk rock stalwart

SF clubs mix things up to avoid a last call

Proprietors get creative with money-raising efforts during pandemic

Wayne Hussey, friends cover ‘Tower of Strength’ for charity effort

U.K. health care workers inspired by Mission’s 1988 hit

New Highway 1 radio fills big hole in Bay Area market

Station plays adult alternative hits in void left by KFOG’s departure

Song for His Father: David and the Rev. Jesse James

Guitarist and bandleader makes new music in honor of his ‘complex’ dad

Cal Performances moves from stage to screen

Fall streaming series showcases classical, jazz, multimedia virtuosos

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass offers grants for roots musicians

Applications for relief funding due on Sept. 14

  • Aug 24, 2020

Waterboys get philosophical on ‘Good Luck, Seeker’

Mike Scott stays busy home-recording during quarantine

Sublime With Rome to play live fairgrounds concerts in fall

Singer Rome Ramirez returns home for East Bay show

Fee Waybill rides again

Former Tubes singer making music with Richard Marx

Free Inside Lands streams Aug. 28-29

Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem, J. Cole, Jack White, Kehlani, ZHU, Beach House and many more appear

Red Room Orchestra plays ‘Twin Peaks’ show at Chapel

Outdoor concert benefits independent music clubs

Jon Anderson energized by singing with birds

Former Yes frontman feels good changes coming on

Joe Ely finds love amidst the mayhem

Singer-songwriter tackles myriad projects sheltering in place

‘Go-Go’s’ doc details rise of pop punk darlings

Group archivist is drummer Gina Schock