Fiery Soul Siren Plays Rare Bay Area Show At Yoshi'sA gifted performer who has been dazzling audiences with her huge voice and passionate delivery for decades, funk/soul singer Nikka Costa performs fan favorites and songs from her latest album 'Nikka & Strings' at Yoshi's Thursday night.
Local Hip-Hop Heroes Play Yoshi's In OaklandOne of the most beloved duos of the Bay Area hip-hop underground, Blackalicious delivers cerebral, tongue-twisting rhymes and head-nodding beats to a hometown audience at Yoshi's in Oakland for two sets Saturday.
Benefit Show Raises Funds For Injured Tower Of Power MembersAs two members of the Oakland-based R&B band Tower of Power continue to recover at a hospital, a benefit concert was held Tuesday night at the same Oakland jazz venue where they were scheduled to play just before being hit by a train while crossing the street last week.
Benefit Concert, Outpouring Of Support For 'Tower Of Power' Players Struck By Amtrak TrainThere has been an enormous outpouring of support for two members of the band Tower of Power who were struck by an Amtrak train on their way to a gig at Yoshi's in Oakland's Jack London Square.
Local Latin Percussion Legend Plays Yoshi'sOnetime member of Santana and a veteran band leader, local Latin percussion giant Pete Escovedo and his Orchestra perform at Yoshi's in Oakland this weekend.
2 Members Of Tower Of Power Struck By Train In Jack London SquareTwo members of famed Bay Area R&B band Tower of Power were hit by a train as they walked across tracks before a scheduled gig at Yoshi's jazz club in Jack London Square.
Stax Keyboard Legend Plays OaklandMarin-based Hammond B-3 organ legend Booker T. Jones plays a Bay Area show this weekend when he holds forth with his current band for two nights at Yoshi's in Oakland.
GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay AreaTake a trip to Wine Country and binge on lobsters or see a concert in the park. Or bring Dad to a pig roast in Sonoma, just some of the things to do this week in the Bay Area!
Yoshi’s SF New Owners Reportedly Rebranding, Renaming Venue San Francisco jazz club and sushi restaurant, Yoshi's is under new ownership and will be getting a new name and menu after all, as part of its rebranding.
Planned SF Pride Week Concert By Michelle Shocked CanceledA planned free concert during San Francisco Pride Week by singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked - who stunned a San Francisco nightclub audience with a homophobic rant in March - has been canceled.
Michelle Shocked Invited To SF Pride Week Months After Homophobic RantJust three months after singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked stunned a San Francisco nightclub audience with a homophobic rant - which included the statement "God hates fags" - she is returning to the city to perform during Pride Week at the invitation of a local newspaper publisher.
Singer Michelle Shocked Sits In At Canceled Santa Cruz ShowAlternative folk and rock singer Michelle Shocked is staging a sit-in outside one of several nightclubs that canceled her show after she made an anti-gay slur.