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BETTY YU AT GRAMMYS: Music Industry Greats Mourn The Death Of NBA Great Kobe BryantMusic Industry Greats Mourn The Death Of NBA Great Kobe Bryant
Celebrities At Grammys Mourn MambaCelebrities had heavy hearts as they walked down the red carpet of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY awards. KPIX's Betty Yu talks with Billy Ray Cyrus, Keith Urban, Rick Ross, Yo Gotti and Smokey Robinson about the passing of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. They were among 9 people who died in a helicopter crash Sunday in Calabasas. (1-26-2020)
KPIX 5's Betty Yu At Grammys; Sean “Diddy” Combs Rips Music Industry At Clive Davis BashSean “Diddy” Combs called out the Grammy Awards for dissing rap and R&B stars in its major categories in a blazing speech
KPIX 5's Betty Yu At Grammys; Stars Gather For MusiCares Pre-Grammys BashStars of the music industry gathered Friday for the annual MusiCares pre-Grammy benefit bash that honored legendary rockers Aerosmith.
Stars Come Out For Clive Davis's Pre-Grammy Bash Honoring DiddyBetty Yu was on the red carpet when the stars came out for Clive Davis's Pre-Grammy party honoring Diddy.
Bay Area Recording Engineer Leslie Ann Jones May Take Home Another GrammyBay Area recording engineer Leslie Ann Jones may bring home another Grammy Sunday night. Betty Yu tells us she's nominated for an out-of-this-world creation, commissioned by NASA.
Death Angel's Rob Cavestany's Thrash Guitar Dreams Made RealDeath Angel lead guitarist Rob Cavestany showed KPIX 5's Betty Yu some of his 9 custom guitars, crafted specifically for Cavestany by acclaimed luthier Grover Jackson. (1-25-20)

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CBS SF Talks To Unsane Founder Chris Spencer About His New Band, Human ImpactAn important figure on New York City's noise-rock scene for over 30 years as the leader of Unsane, guitarist/singer Chris Spencer talks to CBS SF about Human Impact, his new all-star project featuring members of Cop Shoot Cop and Swans.
CBS SF Talks To Desert Rock Legend Mario Lalli (Part I)Renowned Palm Desert musician Mario Lalli recently spoke at length with CBS SF about his long career with influential bands Across the River, Yawning Men and Fatso Jetson ahead of the now cancelled second edition of the Heavy Psych Sounds Festival in San Francisco.
Hard-Rockers Freedom Hawk Brings Powerhouse Show To Santa CruzA leading light on the American hard-rock scene for going on two decades, Virgina Beach-based crew Freedom Hawk pays a rare visit to the Bay Area, headlining Urbani Cellar in Santa Cruz with a slate of like-minded bands Thursday.
Reunited Swedish Punk Greats Headline UC TheatreOne of the most explosive punk bands to emerge in Europe during the 1990s returns to the Bay Area this weekend when reunited Swedish group Refused headlines the UC Theatre in Berkeley Saturday night.
Reunited Post-Punk Band Plays The New Parish In OaklandReconvened powerhouse post-punk band Hot Snakes returns to the Bay Area Tuesday night for this show at the New Parish, playing songs from it's most recent acclaimed Sub Pop album, 'Jericho Sirens.'
Rising Local Metal Heroes Team Up At Eli's In OaklandTwo local metal bands that have established themselves as leading lights of the Bay Area scene team up Friday when Hell Fire and Charger share the stage at Eli's in Oakland.
Renowned Jazz-Funk Band Plays Bay Area Noise Pop ShowsOne of the seminal modern jazz-funk bands to emerge during the early '90s "rare groove" revival, fiery quintet the Greyboy Allstars bring their potent grooves to the Bay Area for a pair of Noise Pop Festival shows starting Thursday.
Godfather Of Ethiopian Jazz Returns To Berkeley's UC TheatreHailed as one of the most influential jazz musician to emerge from the African continent, Ethiopian keyboard player and percussionist Mulatu Astatke returns to the UC Theatre in Berkeley, playing two concerts this weekend.
Oakland Metal Greats Revisit Classic Album At The FoxInfluential '90s metal band Machine Head brings their Burn My Eyes 25th Anniversary Tour to Oakland Friday night for a three-hour marathon of heavy music spanning the band's career.