Stories about Live Music

Summer’s bright highlights

From Opera in the Park to Jerry Day -- with stops at the Symphony, SFJazz, Stern Grove, and more -- San Francisco festivals and shows abound.

Sgt. Pepper, UnderCover

Musical collective UnderCover tackles on the beloved 50-year-old Beatles album -- in its entirety, in a multitude of styles

APART of the scene

APARTY at Hotel Utah showcases Asian rappers and rockers -- and skewers cultural stereotypes.

Bursting into color

Meklit's new album 'When the People Move, the Music Moves Too" blossoms with Ethio-jazz and big-name guests.

Sax, unleashed

Local saxophone sensation Howard Wiley of Extra Nappy dishes out hot licks before his appearance at SFJAZZ, Sat/22.

Switchboard Music Fest lights up with new sounds

From a soaring girls chorus to electro-acoustical wizardry, Sat/18's daylong happening plugs in to the contemporary music scene.

Synth City

Let's get modular: Not one but two electronic music expos hit San Francisco March 5.
Yaelisa's of Caminos Flamenco. Photo by Y. Takahashi

The passions of Yaelisa

New show "Yo. Soy. Flamenca." takes in 30 years of the local flamenco champion's work.

Party Radar: Super Bowl Survival Edition

Throw on your sequined shoulder pads and score a few nightlife homeruns at these non-Super Bowl parties.
New Year's Day Parties: 48 Hills Party Radar

Comedowns are for losers: New Year’s Day parties 2016

Ditch the amateurs. Here are our annual picks for the true party champions among us.  By Marke B.   PARTY RADAR Once more unto the breech,...