Bay Area Music Icon Carlos Santana Undergoes Heart Procedure; Cancels December ShowsAfter suffering a weekend health scare, San Francisco native and Bay Area music icon Carlos Santana has successfully undergone a heart procedure and is canceling several Las Vegas shows planned for December.
Halloween And Outside Lands Converge At Golden Gate ParkThe final day of the Outside Lands music festival converged on Halloween and drew tens of thousands of costumed fans to Golden Gate Park.
Legendary Filmmaker, Playwright, Musician Melvin Van Peebles Dies, At 89Melvin Van Peebles, the groundbreaking filmmaker, playwright and musician whose work ushered in the “blaxploitation” wave of the 1970s and influenced filmmakers long after, has died. He was 89.
Rock Pioneer Don Everly Dead at 84Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock ‘n’ roll music, has died. He was 84.
Lineup Announced for Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party in San FranciscoAmid growing uncertainty surrounding large scale events with Delta variant cases rising, a Mission District tradition is planning to make a comeback.
Grammy Awards: Bay Area Man Nominated for Album of the YearJulian-Quán Việt Lê. who teaches at his family's Milpitas music school. co-produced, mixed and wrote a number of songs for an album nominated for a Grammy Award
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.
Inspiring Sister And Brother Music Duo Use Their Talents To Uplift OthersCleo and Neo Guererro from San Francisco are using their musical talents to serve others.
Rap Music Mogul Dr. Dre Recovering From Brain AneurysmDr. Dre says he will be “back home soon” after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.
Beating the COVID Blues, Bay Area Musicians Tour Neighborhood DrivewaysSome top-flight Bay Area musicians who can't tour the country and world during the pandemic have been touring local driveways instead.
Ruby Ibarra's World: Bay Area Rapper By Night; COVID-19 Researcher By DayRuby Ibarra is making big moves in the worlds of music and science. During the day, you can find the up-and-coming artist dressed in PPE, and at night and on weekends, entertaining fans virtually.
Jimmy Cobb, Last Surviving Musician On Miles Davis Jazz Classic 'Kind Of Blue' Dies, At 91Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and sparked several careers, died Sunday.
Coronavirus Update: Organizers Cancel San Francisco's Popular Stern Grove Music FestivalA popular free summer concert season that annually draws thousands of music fans to San Francisco's Stern Grove park has been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak, officials said.
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.