SF Bay Area Music Scene

The Chapel To Christen Outdoor Stage With Red Room OrchestraPopular Mission District club the Chapel on Saturday hosts its first socially distanced concert on its new outdoor stage with the Red Room Orchestra playing a special seated dinner show benefiting the Independent Venue Alliance.
How To Catch Comet NEOWISE In The Twilight SkyA lot of people will be going outside to see Comet NEOWISE this weekend, as the rare spectacle makes its first appearance in nearly 7000 years in the twilight sky. Anybody with a camera or a scope can try to snap a photo, but it won’t be easy to find.
Rep. DeSaulnier, Sens. Harris, Feinstein Push Bill To Expand Rosie The Riverter WW2 Park In RichmondLegislation that would expand the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond has been introduced in the House of Representatives and the U.S. Congress.
CBS SF Talks To Scott "Wino" Weinrich About New Acoustic Solo AlbumIconic doom-metal hero Scott "Wino" Weinrich talks to CBS SF about coping with the global pandemic and the recording of his new acoustic solo album on Ripple Music, 'Forever Gone.'
San Francisco Museums Get Green Light To Reopen June 29Museums across San Francisco that have been closed for months due to the COVID-19 shelter in place order got a surprise phone call from the mayor's office Monday, giving them the green light to reopen.
CBS SF Interviews Vio-Lence Guitarist Phil Demmel About New Band BPMDA major player on the San Francisco Bay Area metal scene since the mid-1980s, Vio-Lence and former Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel talks about his new '70s rock cover project BPMD.
Hopeful Organizers Announce Huichica Music Fest 2020 Line-Up, October DatesBeloved psychedelic indie rockers Yo La Tengo, songwriter Mac Demarco and Bay Area prog-pop favorites Once and Future Band were among the headliners announced Wednesday for the eleventh annual Huichica Music Festival happening in Sonoma in mid-October.
Don't Miss Grammy Award-Winning Violinist Madds Tolling At Yoshi'sGrammy Award-winning violinist Madds Tolling stopped by the studio to talk with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about his upcoming gig at Yoshi's. As a special treat, Madds performed live.
Violins Of Hope Tour Showcases Historic Instruments Played During The HolocaustProducer Patricia Kristof Moy talks to Michelle Griego about 'Violins of Hope,' a powerful show touring San Francisco showcasing a collection of violins from the Holocaust.

Entertainment Headlines

Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'The star of The CW show The Coroner discusses the journey her character Dr. Jenny Cooper is going through in Season 2 and why it's resonating with so many people in the current moment.
Santa Clara County Won't Allow Fans at Stadiums Despite California Rule ChangeCalifornia announced new rules for outdoor stadiums Tuesday that allow for some fans to return to the stands while the COVID-19 pandemic rolls on. Sadly for San Francisco 49ers fans, there's no plans for the county to allow fans at Levi's Stadium.
COVID Reopenings: New Drive-Ins Gaining Popularity With San Francisco Bay Area MoviegoersWith the COVID-19 pandemic still hanging over the San Francisco Bay Area, local movie theaters are following examples from around the country and setting up temporary drive-in theaters.
Bay Area Artist's Mexican Roots At Core Of Her ArtInes Chapela's art is inspired by her travels and nature but it's her culture that is at the heart of every piece.
COVID Reopening: Despite Getting Green Light, South Bay Theaters Stay ShutteredWhether big-name theater chains or smaller independent movie houses, in the South Bay, box offices remain closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Update: State Releases Official Guidance On Halloween Celebrations, Strongly Discourages Trick-Or-TreatingCalifornia health officials on Tuesday released the state's official COVID-19 guidance for safely observing Halloween and Día de los Muertos celebrations later this month.
Metallica Hosting First Pay-Per-View Concert for CharityBay Area metal legends Metallica announced an acoustic livestream concert Tuesday to raise money for its nonprofit foundation.
Massive 2,350-Pound Pumpkin Grown In Minnesota Wins Annual Half Moon Bay Weigh-OffTravis Gienger's 35-hour drive from Minnesota to Half Moon Bay's 47th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off paid off on Monday.
One Day At A Time Stars Rita Moreno, Isabella Gomez On Show's CBS Premiere: 'What's Really Special Is It Takes On Very Difficult Topics, But Does So With Enormous Heart And Soul'Two of the stars of "One Day At A Time" discuss what audiences can expect from Season 4 premiering tonight on CBS.