Stories about Punk

Our top stories of 2019

Protests, blackouts, shady developments, a close election, tenant victories, and a ton of arts and culture—we couldn't cover it without your support

Our critic picks 2019’s Music of Note

Spaced-out funk, Afrobeat, progressive soul, rave revivalism, heavy-rooted blues, breakbeats, and a lot of brass on this year's list

Korrupt’s rogue looks fit our apocalyptic times to a T

Local designer Henry Miyoshi's DIY punk roots and sense of the macabre power his label's singular style.

Burger Boogaloo 2020 announces killer lineup

Legends Alice Bag, Bikini Kill, Circle Jerks, Flipper, and Pansy Division join Younger Lovers, Plastic Bertrand, and more.

Goldie returns to revive SF’s golden age of drum and bass

The dance music style he pioneered is back in vogue: Here's a walk down memory lane of the SF scene in the 1990s.

Arts Forecast: Drag Queens on Ice, Burning Man: The Musical, more

Heiroglyphics, Krampus Pageant, Paranoid London, Sophie, Go Bang!, a couple great art walks, and more this week.

Life before dot-com: Two exhibitions explore the not-so-distant past of SF

McEvoy Foundation's "Michael Jang’s California" and "Blazing and Blasted" provide memories for our amnesic metropolis

5 artists you can’t miss from Noise Pop’s second wave

For 2020, the 28-year-old festival shows a renewed emphasis on diverse offerings.

Arts Forecast: Hip-Hop (Dance Fest) hurray! + more

Agent Orange, Dolly Night, Bay Area Record Fest, Mr. Brightside Indie Ball, Frankie Night, Lil Louie Vega, and lots else to do.

Honoring a queer anti-establishment harpsichordist

30 years after Scott Ross's death from AIDS, an acolyte recreates one of the revolutionary musician's recitals.