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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COVID Relief: Applications for San Francisco Music and Entertainment Venue Grants Set to OpenCity officials announced Monday that the San Francisco Music and Entertainment Venue Recovery Fund will start accepting applications for grants starting this week.
Popular Topgolf Entertainment Chain Opens Location in San JoseA new golf and entertainment complex hopes to be a hit in the South Bay as popular chain Topgolf opened its San Jose location to the public Friday.
Oakland Unveils City’s Tallest Mural, Spotlighting World HungerThe City of Oakland unveiled a new mural on Friday which is the city’s tallest and serves to draw attention to world hunger.
Liam’s List April 16: SF Film Festival, New Prince Music, Kings & Queens of CountryKCBS 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: San Francisco Details Protocols for Resuming Live Indoor EventsOfficials in San Francisco on Wednesday provided details on capacity limits and safety protocols for indoor live-audience events and other gatherings to resume starting Thursday, April 15.
COVID Safety: Warriors Officials Give Preview of Chase Center's Pandemic ProtocolsGolden State Warriors fans will finally be allowed back into Chase Center in San Francisco a week from Friday to root for the team in-person.
COVID: San Francisco Nightlife Rebounds as Pandemic Restrictions EaseWith rebounding traffic, diners eating indoors and movies projected on the silver screen at Fort Mason, Friday nights in the city feel a lot different from what they were a year ago.
DMX, Electrifying Rapper Who Defined 2000s Rap, Dies at 50DMX, the prolific rapper and actor who rose to fame in the late 1990s and 2000s, has died nearly a week after suffering a heart attack, his family said in a statement Friday. He was 50 years old.
Liam’s List: Friday April 9 - Food, Glorious Food; Music by Prince & a Royal FarewellKCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.