Stories about 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.

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.

Synthesizing a legacy

Packed weekend of memorial concerts celebrates electronic instrument inventor and music pioneer Don Buchla.

Party Radar: Summers of Love

50th anniversary celebrations kick off! Plus: Tony Humphries, Josh Wink, Afrolicious, Lovefingers, Puffy AmiYumi, and more.

La Favi reigns

With flamenco influence and a trans-border sound, SF's rising reggaeton voice knows the power of a mood.

Champagne supernovas, spilling over

Playing one day only, doc 'Oasis: Supersonic' charts the '90s biggest British band's rise into infamy.

Gays Hate Techno loves techno

Influential, ironically named underground collective releases second compilation of queer dance music from around the world

Megablast for a minimal giant

SF Symphony hosts thrilling 80th birthday tribute to composer Steve Reich, Sept. 7-11