The Canadian "dork" has applied her marine biology degree to dance music. Her latest EP uplifts, explores our times.

Diving into Sespool’s genre-agnostic indie rap

A MySpace wipeout, a painful breakup, and his band's hiatus have led the Bay Area musician to hone his own sound.

This could be the best (and queerest) Outside Lands yet. If it happens.

Shedding its reliance on SF's classic-rock roots, the 2021 fest steps out and addresses some weak spots.

SF bars push to reopen in July, alongside restaurants

Owners launch petition, claim drinking is as safe as dining with proper precautions.

We’re Still Here: Queer orgs and icons put on online pre-Pride shebang

The celebration goes virtual at this 12-hour blowout of DJs, dancing, drag, and trivia (plus a mental wellness.moment)

Techno-arts fest Mutek.SF recreates a trippy rave blueprint online

With "NEXUS Experience," the two-day electronic celebration presents multiple "rooms" full of innovative sounds and visuals.

Good info, little relief at city’s Virtual Nightlife + Entertainment Summit

As $7.2 billion dollar industry topples, officials and owners convened to answer questions and share ideas.

His marathon rap for COVID relief broke the Guinness World Record

SF-born Watsky, 33, freestyled for 33 hours, 33 minutes, and 33 seconds—and raised $147K. Here's how he did it.

Noise Pop to Vinyl Dreams: 6 local can’t-miss music streams

Metallica Mondays, SFJAZZ Fridays at Five, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, and more diverse sounds bring the concert home.

Grassroots Queer Nightlife Fund raises $160K in aid for workers

Community donor campaign begins disbursing relief grants to performers, DJs, stage techs, others affected by shutdown.

Mark Kozelek’s latest intricate wander, through Aquatic Park to ‘Isaac Hayes’

The renowned SF singer-songwriter talks about his new spoken word album and traveling through his beloved city.

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