Musician

Emilio Nevarez

Memorial Fund Set Up For Bay Area Musician Killed By Stray Bullet

The family of a 26-year-old Emilio Nevarez, the musician who was slain by a stray bullet outside of a bar in downtown Oakland early Sunday morning has set up a memorial fund to pay for his funeral expenses and increase the reward in the case.

04/08/2015

Emilio Nevarez

Slain Bassist In Bay Area Punk Rock Band Was ‘Innocent Victim’

Emilio Nevarez, a bass player and vocalist for the punk rock bank The Lucky Eejits, was packing up his equipment when a stray bullet struck him.

04/06/2015

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Cher Commits To Helping 96-Year-Old Virginia Woman To Return Home

Cher says she will help pay for needed upgrades to Hill’s family home in Alexandria…

03/19/2015

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Watch: Oakland Singer Fantastic Negrito Wins NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest

His music was enough to grant him the prize, but upon hearing Dphrepaulezz’s story, he seems all the more deserving.

02/12/2015

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Remembering The Jacka: Local Venues And Musicians Pay Their Respects

Last night, Bay Area rapper The Jacka was killed by a gunshot in Oakland.

02/03/2015

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Giants Third Base Coach Tim Flannery Retires

The coach is ready to leave the baseball grind and play a little more music…

11/26/2014

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7 Artists That Prove The Giants Have More Musical Range Than Any Other Team

If you’ve watched the national broadcast of the last few San Francisco Giants home playoff games you know that former Journey frontman Steve Perry does a darn fine lipsync of his own song ‘Don’t Stop Belevin.'” While the journey tune may fire up the fans at AT&T, the Giants are hardly a one-note team. Here’s a look at Perry’s act and several of the other big name artists the Giants have turned to for musical inspiration.

10/16/2014

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How Much Does It Costs To Book Your Favorite Musician?

Have a spare mil lying around? Great—that’s all you’ll need to book an artist like Bruce Springsteen or Taylor Swift for your next bash.

05/28/2014

Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Talk’s Sara Gilbert Marries Linda Perry

“The Talk” co-host and the musician got engaged when Perry proposed last April…

03/31/2014

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Hugh Laurie Reveals Bay Area Tour Dates With The Copper Bottom Band

In May, the actor/blues musician will perform at The Fillmore SF & Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga

03/26/2014

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