Funk Legend Returns To San Francisco To Play The IndependentGeorge Clinton and his Parliament-Funkadelic crew return to the Bay Area to play marathon sets for their Bay Area fans with two shows at the Independent in San Francisco.
Local Prog/Pop Mavericks Headline Oakland ShowTaking their signature mix of progressive rock, knotty jazz fusion and pop into bold new territory, local favorites Once and Future Band headline a show at the Starline Social Club Saturday night.
Local Metal Veterans Headline Bay Area ShowsVeteran San Francisco metal heroes Castle celebrate their blazing new Ripple Music album 'Deal Thy Fate' with a pair of shows at the Elbo Room in Oakland and the Caravan Lounge in San Jose this week.
Celebrated Doom-Metal Act Returns To San FranciscoOne of stoner/doom metal's leading lights returns to the Bay Area Saturday when Oregon-based trio YOB shares the stage with fellow Northwestern metal experimentalists Khôrada and local avant metal group Ails at Slim's.
Local Heavy Psych Explorers Return To SFSan Francisco glam/psych/stoner-rock group Turn Me On Dead Man plays a hometown show at the Knockout in the Mission Thursday night.
Northwestern Heavy Rockers Play The ChapelPopular Portland, OR-based quartet Red Fang returns to the Bay Area for this headlining show at the Chapel in San Francisco's Mission District Thursday night.
Los Angeles Punk And Roots-Rock Legends Team Up For Fillmore ShowsTwo of the most important bands to emerge from Los Angeles since the late 1970s team for a pair of shows at the Fillmore this weekend when pioneering punk outfit X and Latin roots-rock giants Los Lobos come to San Francisco this weekend.
Epic Metal And Punk Tour Lands In BerkeleyPopular Virginia-based crossover punk/thrash metal band Municipal Waste brings their "Speed of Wizard Tour" to the UC Theatre with punk supergroup OFF!, like-minded headbangers Toxic Holocaust and more Saturday.
Online Metal Radio Station Celebrates 1st Anniversary At Elbo RoomBay Area-based online radio station Gimme Radio teams with metal show promoter Lucifer's Hammer for for the station's first-anniversary party at the Elbo Room Saturday featuring a line-up of local metal extremists including Cartilage, Acephalix and Necrot.
Don't Miss FREE, A Documentary About The Award-Winning Destiny Arts Center In OaklandBlack Renaissance producer Jan Mabry tells us about Destiny Arts Center, an after-school program in Oakland that's the subject of a new documentary titled, FREE, The Power of Performance -- young people creating their own destinies through the dance and the arts. Free is airing on PBS stations nationwide.
Spike Lee Sets The Record Straight About His Latest Joint 'BlacKkKlansman'Film director Spike Lee was in San Francisco for a special showing of his newest film, BlacKkKlansman at SFFILM. BR's Christin Ayers caught up with him on the red carpet.
Don't Miss 'FREE' A Documentary About Award-Winning Destiny Arts Center In OaklandBay Area Focus producer Jan Mabry tells us about Destiny Arts Center, an after-school program in Oakland that's the subject of a new documentary titled, FREE -- The Power of Performance.