SF Bay Area Music Scene

SF Sketchfest Delivers Laughs In Second WeekendThe 19th annual SF Sketchfest continues into it's second weekend of programming with appearances by actor Crispin Glover, the stars of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and comic icons George Wallace and Sandra Bernhard.
All-Star Heavy Rock Quartet From LA Visits Bay AreaLos Angeles-based heavy rock outfit All Souls comes to the Bay Area to play a pair of shows in Santa Cruz and South San Francisco this weekend.
Brazilian Troubadours Team For Show At Berkeley's UC TheatreEstablished Brazilian songwriters Seu Jorge and Rogê preview songs from their forthcoming collaborative album and draw on tunes from throughout their respective solo careers when they perform at the UC Theatre in Berkeley Sunday.
Local Punk Luminaries Play Birthday Party At Winters TavernA 50th birthday party at Winters Tavern in Pacifica featuring veteran Bay Area punk bands Victims Family and Kicker is sure to draw a crowd of faithful fans this Friday night.
Local All-Star Orchestra Plays Classic Soundtracks For SF SketchfestVeteran bandleader and keyboard/trumpet player Marc Capelle plays two nights at the Chapel with his Red Room Orchestra starting Friday, performing music from "Boogie Nights" and "Twin Peaks" as part of the 19th annual SF Sketchfest.
SF Sketchfest Rolls Into Its First WeekThe 19th annual SF Sketchfest continues into its first full week with tributes to Molly Shannon, Brian Regan and Robert Klein and appearances by Todd Barry, John Hodgman, Paul F. Tompkins and much more.
Pioneering '60s SF Rockers Play Classic Album At Starline Social ClubPioneering '60s rock icons the Flamin' Groovies return to the Chapel this Friday with original lead singer Roy Loney to play the band's classic album 'Teenage Head' in its entirety.
LA Psych Band Returns To The ChapelSongwriter Cory Hanson's rising psychedelic rock outfit Wand visits its stronghold of Bay Area fans Wednesday, playing songs from the latest and arguably most ambitious album yet at the Chapel in San Francisco.
Local Metal Favorites Blackwülf Headline Bottom Of The HillEast Bay metal stalwarts Blackwülf bring there tuneful style of Sabbath-influenced metal to the Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco Saturday when the quartet headlines its first show of the new year.

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San Jose's Doobie Brothers Named To Rock And Roll Hall Of FameSan Jose's Doobie Brothers, who mixed R&B, folk, blues and rock on hits like "Black Water," "China Grove," and "Listen to the Music," were named among the 2020 class members for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Wednesday.
Roberta Gonzales Shares Her New Children's Book 'Marina The Fish With Teal Lips'Producer, host Roberta Gonzales talks to Bay Area Focus host Anne Makovec about her current projects, including her new children's book, 'Marina The Fish With Teal Lips.'
Amazing Holiday Gift Ideas From Lifestyle Guru Amy SewellLifestyle guru Amy Sewell shares the latest holiday gift ideas with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego.
Get The New Edition Of The Classic Cookbook, 'The Joy Of Cooking'Co-editors John Becker and Megan Scott talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the new edition of 'Joy of Cooking.'
Producer Hawk Koch Talks About His New Book 'Magic Time, My Life In Hollywood'Producer Hawk Koch talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about his new book, 'Magic Time, My Life in Hollywood.'
Thena Holmen Of 'Set The Occasion' With Tips For Your Holiday TableThena Holmen of 'Set The Occasion' shows Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego how to make the table look as delicious as the meal.
'Joker' Leads Oscar Noms; '1917,' 'Irishman' Close BehindFemale filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” edged out “The Irishman,” “1917” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” in Monday’s Oscar nominations.
Shared Electric Moped Service Launches With 1,000 Bikes In OaklandThe Oakland Department of Transportation and shared-vehicle company Revel launched the placement of 1,000 mopeds on Friday as another form of mobility around the city.
Rush Drummer And Lyricist Neil Peart Dead At 67Neil Peart, the iconic drummer and lyricist of Canadian power trio Rush, has died at 67 of brain cancer, according band representatives.