SF Bay Area Music Scene

San Francisco Supervisors Approve Fund To Help Save Music and Entertainment VenuesThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed Supervisor Matt Haney's legislation to create a fund to support the city's music and entertainment venues, city officials announced.
Prolific SF Singer/Songwriter Celebrates New Album At the ChapelVeteran Bay Area Kelley Stoltz celebrates the release of his latest effort 'Ah! (etc)' with two special dinner shows at the Chapel in San Francisco Thursday.
CBS SF Talks To Guitarist Jean Fossat Of French Psych Band SliftJean Fossat, the guitarist for acclaimed French psychedelic power trio Slift, recently answered a series of questions via email about the band and its celebrated album 'Ummon' that was released early last year.
San Francisco's Light Rail Studios Hosts Virtual Holiday Benefit For Local Music VenuesLight Rail Studio in San Francisco on Saturday will host it's second fundraising "webathon" of the pandemic to help save some of the city's financially struggling live music venues amid the COVID-19 shutdown.
The Chapel Hosts Fundraising Streaming Event Featuring Red Room OrchestraPopular Mission District club the Chapel on Saturday hosts a fund-raising streaming event that will broadcast the venue's first socially distanced concert on its new outdoor stage from back in August featuring the Red Room Orchestra.
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces First Acts For Virtual Version Of FestivalThe organizers of the popular annual free music festival Hardly Strictly Bluegrass on Wednesday announced the first participants in the planned virtual music fest Let the Music Play On.
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.

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Liam's List March 5 Best-of-British Edition: Guide To Fitness, Food, Fun, While Social DistancingKCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.
COVID Reopening: Movie Theaters Open Doors In Red-Tier San Mateo, Marin CountiesAfter San Mateo and Marin counties re-entered the state's COVID-19 Red Tier this week, indoor dining and movie night have made a comeback, with the reopening of some theaters on Friday.
San Francisco Mission Nightclub Adapts to Social Distancing RulesA music venue in San Francisco’s Mission District tried something new Thursday night, presenting live concerts with an unusual multimedia twist in order to comply with COVID-19 restrictions.
COVID Reopening: Cinemark Set To Open Theaters In San Mateo, Marin CountiesFollowing San Mateo and Marin counties entering the less-restrictive Red Tier, one of the largest movie theater chains announced the reopening of theaters in those counties starting on Friday.
San Francisco Supervisors Approve Fund To Help Save Music and Entertainment VenuesThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed Supervisor Matt Haney's legislation to create a fund to support the city's music and entertainment venues, city officials announced.
Iconic Beat Poet, City Lights Bookstore Founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti Dies at 101Noted Beat movement poet and the founder of San Francisco's City Lights Booksellers and Publishers Lawrence Ferlinghetti has died at age 101, according to the book store's website.
Prolific SF Singer/Songwriter Celebrates New Album At the ChapelVeteran Bay Area Kelley Stoltz celebrates the release of his latest effort 'Ah! (etc)' with two special dinner shows at the Chapel in San Francisco Thursday.
Kardashian-West Marriage Ends; Began With AT&T Park Big Screen ProposalIt all began with a proposal on the big screen at then AT&T Park, the marriage of social media icon Kim Kardashian and rap star Kanye West came to an end Friday as the couple began divorce proceedings.
Journalist Sues Richmond After Allegedly Being Shot With Rubber Bullet At George Floyd ProtestAn independent journalist and photographer who works in the East Bay has brought a lawsuit in federal court alleging that she was shot with a rubber bullet by a City of Richmond police officer while she was covering a protest last year in Oakland over the killing of George Floyd.