San Jose's Doobie Brothers Named To Rock And Roll Hall Of FameSan Jose's Doobie Brothers, who mixed R&B, folk, blues and rock on hits like "Black Water," "China Grove," and "Listen to the Music," were named among the 2020 class members for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Wednesday.
Stevie Nicks, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band Headline BottleRock 2020Veteran female rockers Stevie Nicks and Blondie will be joined by rising country star Maren Morris among the headliners for the 2020 BottleRock Napa Valley music festival announced Monday.
Pulse Of A Generation: East Bay Children's Music Group Gets 2nd Straight Grammy NodA group in the East Bay that produces music for and by children has been nominated for a Grammy Award for the second straight year, but the young musicians have a larger goal in mind: they want to change the world
Don't Miss San Francisco Opera's 'The Marriage of Figaro'Bass-baritone Michael Sumuel, who plays Figaro, and soprano Nicole Heaston, who plays the Countess, talk to BR host Jan Mabry about this highly-entertaining opera about lust, power gossip and weddings.
Enjoy The Cool, Vocal Stylings Of Singer Sven SoderlandSinger Sven Soderland stopped by Bay Area Focus to share songs from his new album titled, 'Sven Soderland and the Masterful Orchestra.'
Goodbye, iTunes: Once-Revolutionary App Gone In Mac UpdateIt's time to bid farewell to iTunes, the once-revolutionary program that made online music sales mainstream and effectively blunted the impact of piracy.
Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead's Poetic Lyricist, Dead At 78Robert Hunter, the man behind the poetic and mystical words for many of the Grateful Dead's finest songs, has died at age 78.
Cars Legendary Lead Singer Ric Ocasek Dead At 75 Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, was found dead Sunday in his Manhattan home, authorities said.
PianFrancisco Places Pianos Under Golden Gate BridgeAs part of what it calls a "musical adventure," the organization PianFrancisco hid unexpected pianos under the Golden Gate Bridge so music could cut through Sunday's thick fog.
Steph Curry, Young Daughters Rendition Of 'Hamilton' Song Goes Viral Generally, NBA players fancy themselves as budding hip-hop stars. But it's singing a show tune that has a Steph Curry Youtube clip going viral.
Joao Gilberto, 'Father Of Bossa Nova' Dies, At 88Legendary Brazilian singer, guitarist and composer Joao Gilberto, who is considered one of the fathers of the Bossa Nova genre, has died.
Don't Miss The Stern Grove Festival Happening In SF June 16-August 18Stern Grove Festival's Chairman of the Board, Dr. Douglas Goldman talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about this years lineup.
Don't Miss The Healdsburg Jazz FestivalGayle Sullivan, Vice Chair of the Board for the Healdsburg Jazz Festival talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the 2019 all-star lineup, including Carla Bley and more.
New Documentary Focuses On Famed Bay Area Rock Photographer Jim MarshallA new documentary screening this month at the San Francisco International Film Festival features a closeup look at Jim Marshall, who photographed the biggest names in rock 'n' roll history.
S.F. Police Say Boy's Violin Taken From Muni Bus Has Been RecoveredPolice said Thursday evening that a missing violin taken from a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus last month has been recovered.