Music News

Chuck Prophet Headlines Waterfront Show in RichmondBeloved SF raconteur and guitarist Chuck Prophet tops the bill for this early evening outdoor show at Point San Pablo Harbor in Richmond Thursday.
Mission Bar Pays Week-Long Tribute to Beloved SF Punk PromoterThe Knockout in San Francisco's Mission District pays tribute to beloved late punk show promoter Scott Rogers with a series of shows featuring many of the bands he regularly hosted.
Legendary Los Angeles Punk Quartet X Headlines Stern GroveOne of the most important bands to emerge from Los Angeles since the late 1970s returns to San Francisco to headline Stern Grove Sunday when pioneering punk outfit X shares the stage with SF contemporaries the Avengers.
Southern Soul Band Brings Gospel-Tinged Sounds to Stern GroveBirmingham, Alabama-based soul powerhouse St. Paul and the Broken Bones bring their transcendent, gospel-tinged stage show to the Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco Sunday.
Local All-Star Soul Revue Plays Rare Show at Make-Out RoomA stripped-down quintet version San Francisco's all-star R&B revue Marc & the Casuals take the stage at the Make-Out Room in the Mission for three sets early Sunday evening.
Local Latin Percussion Legend Reopens Main Stage at Yoshi's in OaklandOnetime member of Santana and a veteran band leader, local Latin percussion giant Pete Escovedo performs three nights at Yoshi's in Oakland with his current band starting Friday.
Tickets for Huichica Music Fest 2021 in October on Sale FridayBeloved psychedelic indie rockers Yo La Tengo, songwriters Mac Demarco and Cass McCombs and local psych hero Devendra Banhart are among the headliners for the eleventh Huichica Music Festival happening in Sonoma in mid-October that goes on sale Friday.
All-Star Hard Rock Cover Band Headlines Retro JunkieBrought together by a love for hard-rock hits, the all-star local covers outfit the Butlers delivers an array of radio staples and album cuts from bands like Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy, Queen and more at Retro Junkie in Walnut Creek Saturday night.
Funky Saxophonist Karl Denson Plays 3 Shows in Wine CountryOne of the most popular jazz-funk bands to regularly visit the Bay Area, saxophonist Karl Denson and his Tiny Universe bring potent grooves to the Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena for three shows starting Friday evening.