Stories about Music

Guardian Commemorative Edition cover, release details announced

Guardian-in-Exile team reveals tribute issue cover, street date, and more By Marke B.  JANUARY 16, 2015 -- Last night, the Guardian-in-Exile team of former Bay Guardian...

PARTY RADAR: Black Coffee, MLK & HNY, Disco Daddy, Apollo, Beatpig, more

The week’s choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Jan. 14-20, 2015 By Marke B. PARTY RADAR House music is a universal language, but that doesn't mean...

Landslide on the dance floor: Fleetmac Wood party arrives, trailing golden shawls and waistcoats

London export party summons classic Fleetwood Mac spirit with new versions of songs and choice gems from the vault, Sat/17 at Public Works.  By Marke...

9 bands, 175 musicians, 1 epic funk tribute: ‘Stand!’

UnderCover returns January 24 with its rapturous tribute to Sly & the Family Stone's landmark 1969 album 'Stand!' By Marke B.  ALL EARS Last year kicked off with...

PARTY RADAR: Silversexuals, pound puppies, fashion (actually) on fire, more

The week's choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Jan. 7-13, 2015 By Marke B. PARTY RADAR It's been a week, so y'all better be over those...

ALL EARS: 15 great DJ mixes for the new year

Brazilian psychedelia, Taiwanese disco, Israeli "emotive techno," lost new wave …. DJ mixes from the last year or so that deserve to be heard. By...

Heat it up: the year in SF nightlife 2014

Bhangra, Balkan, homohop, highlife, Motown, underground: Despite the city's homogenizing threats, the SF nightlife scene remained diverse and fantastic. BY MARKE B. PARTY RADAR House, techno, disco,...

Comedowns are for losers: New Year’s Day parties 2015

BY MARKE B. PARTY RADAR Look, there are basically one million hundred thousand New Year's Eve shindigs vying for your champers-spattered coke dollars. But it...

Margaret Cho hits the streets to raise money for homeless people

By Denise Sullivan DECEMBER 8, 2014---“If you have, give. If you need, take.” That’s comedian and San Francisco native Margaret Cho's simple, seasonal message to the...

Could there be a Grand Bargain solution to the housing crisis?

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 1, 2014 -- You talk about housing in this city, you get lots of response. And when you suggest something as...