SF Bay Area Music Scene

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.
Don't Miss The Mystery Of Edwin Drood At Foothill Music TheatreActor John Mannion talks to Bay Area Focus about Foothill Music Theatre's production of 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood,' where every night, the audience decides how the play will end.
Meet Actor Monique Hafen Adams, Star Of San Jose Stage Company's 'Chicago'Actor Monique Hafen Adams talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about her starring role as 'Roxy Hart' in San Jose Stage Company's production of the Tony-Award winning musical, 'Chicago.'
Check Out The Amazing Talent Of 19-Year-Old R&B Singer/Dancer Isaac BrownNineteen-year-old singer/dancer/actor Isaac Brown is just off the heels of his performance in Oakland. He talks about his career, his influences, his style, and does an amazing 'a capella' performance of the classic, 'Unchained Melody.'
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.

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Renowned Movie Composer Ennio Morricone Dead At 91Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables” and the epic “Once Upon A Time In America,” died Monday. He was 91.
Tesla's Elon Musk Launches A New Line Of Products -- Short ShortsSan Francisco Bay Area tech guru Elon Musk always likes to push envelop whether its building electric automobiles or launching rockets into space or selling personalized flamethrowers. So it wasn't entirely surprising that he took to Twitter Monday to unveil his newest venture.
Kanye West Announces Presidential Bid and Elon Musk Endorses HimKanye West announced on Twitter Saturday that he will run for president this year and was quickly endorsed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
San Jose Hot Dog Eating Champ Joey Chestnut Wins 13th Title at Coney Island ContestJoey Chestnut gobbled 75 weiners and buns in 10 minutes to win his 13th title and, around the 8-minute mark, he made history by eating his 1,000th career dog.
Liam’s List: Your Guide To Fitness, Food, Fun, While Celebrating July 4thKCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak and celebrate July 4th.
San Rafael Boosts Outdoor Dining as New Virus Cases Prompt Reopening RollbacksSan Rafael's Dining Under the Lights is a weekly event and is expected to last through the summer, so long as restrictions are not tightened again.
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.'
Tips For Safe, Sane, Healthy, COVID-Free Fourth Of July CelebrationsBay Area Fourth of July celebrations are going to be very different this year due to the pandemic and health experts are concerned about large family gatherings.
Netflix Is Investing $100 Million In Black-Owned BanksNetflix on Tuesday said it would invest in Black-owned banks in an effort to help close the wealth gap between Black and White America.