Prog-Influenced Bands Bring Tandem Tour To MasonicTwo leading lights of progressive heavy music share the stage at the Masonic in San Francisco when Coheed and Cambria and Mastodon bring "The Unheavenly Skye Tour" to the Bay Area on June 25th.
CBS SF Talks To Judas Priest Singer Rob HalfordCBS SF recently spoke with Judas Priest's iconic vocalist Rob Halford about the band's latest album 'Firepower' and its current tour with Uriah Heep coming to San Francisco for two nights on June 24-25.
LA Punk-Metal Power Trio Zig Zags Comes To AlbanyBlasting out its mix of trashy garage punk and metal for the better part of the last decade, LA-based trio Zig Zags comes to the Bay Area to play songs from its high-octane new album They'll Never Take Us Alive Friday at the Ivy Room in Albany.
SFJAZZ Celebrates 37th Edition Of Venerable FestivalSFJAZZ celebrates the 37th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival this week with a free block party Tuesday followed by an array of great performers including tabla master Zakir Hussain, powerhouse Cuban band Orchestra Akokán and much more.
Huichica Music Fest Celebrates 10 Years In SonomaThe annual Huichica Music Festival brings an array of psych, soul indie and folk rock artists to the Gundlach Bundschu Winery this weekend with performances by Lee Fields, Real Estate, Dean Wareham, Fruit Bats and much more.
Bay Area Weekend Events To Consider - May 31Need ideas for your weekend?  Check out one of these fairs and festivals on the weekend of May 31.
Local Punk Vet Performs With Songwriting Side ProjectGuitarist and main songwriter for local punk-rock veterans the Grannies, Doug "Sluggo" Cawley brings his stripped-down, roots-rock songwriter project REQ'D to the Ivy Room in Albany Saturday night.
Metal Guitarist Turned Crooner Performs With Big Band In SFA longtime figure on the Bay Area's rock and metal scene explores a different side of music when vocalist Sven Soderlund and his Masterful Orchestra celebrate their new CD at the Verdi Club Saturday.
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 at Yoshi's Thursday night.
Northwestern Heavyweights Land At Great AmericanTwo of the leading lights of the Northwestern heavy underground scene bring their joint tour to San Francisco Tuesday when Earth and Helms Alee play the Great American Music Hall.
Rising New Zealand Thrash-Metal Band Headlines Bottom Of The HillOne of the most promising new metal bands to emerge on the global scene in recent years, teenage New Zealand thrashers Alien Weaponry headline their first show in San Francisco at the Bottom of the Hill Tuesday.