KPIX 5's Wilson Walker explains how late bluegrass guitar player Tony Rice helped put one Bay Area business on the map for musicians worldwide. (1-1-21)

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Santa Cruz Guitar Maker Recalls Fateful Collaboration With Late Bluegrass LegendKPIX 5's Wilson Walker explains how late bluegrass guitar player Tony Rice helped put one Bay Area business on the map for musicians worldwide. (1-1-21)
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. Sharon Chin reports. (12-25-20)
SF Dancer Creates International Virtual NutcrackerAfter live performances of The Nutcracker ballet were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, a San Francisco dancer created a way to keep them going virtually. Susie Steimle reports. (12-24-20)
Charley Pride, Country Music Superstar, Dies at 86Charley Pride, the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died. (12-12-20)
San Francisco Opera Moves Costume Sale OnlineFor the first time ever virtually the San Francisco Opera hosted an online costume sale to benefit the cast and crew of the War Memorial Opera House. John Ramos reports. (11-14-20)
25 Years After Jerry Garcia's Death, Grateful Dead Fan Base Endures, ExpandsJerry Garcia’s death might have felt like the end of the story for Deadheads in 1995 but it has not worked out that way. Wilson Walker reports. (8-8-20)
Drive-In Concerts Extend Entertainment Options at Alameda County FairgroundsThe Alameda County Fairgrounds is doubling down on the drive-up entertainment model this summer. Devin Fehely reports. (8-7-20)
Mountain View High School Music Teacher Wrestles Tech to Keep Choir in SyncTake a listen to the Madrigals, one of five Mountain View High School choirs that continue to practice after the shelter-in-place closed their campus in March. Sharon Chin reports. (5-17-20)
Members Of Bay Area Metal Band Death Angel Recall Battle to Survive COVID-19Death Angel drummer Will Carroll was in a coma for days and tells KPIX 5's Betty Yu he thought he was dead and could see the face of the devil. (4-19-20)
Italy Coronavirus Outbreak Nixes Tour Plan for Bay Area Rock ViolinistYoko Miyakawa plays violin in a heavy-metal rock band Flesh God Apocalypse whose Italian tour dates have been postoned. Don Ford reports. (3-12-20)
San Francisco Native Johnny Mathis Brings New Tour to Bay AreaWhat were the chances Johnny Mathis would still be touring 64 years after recording his first album? Sharon Chin reports. (2-28-20)
High School Marching Band in San Jose Invited to London New Year ParadeThe marching band and color guard from San Jose's Independence High School will be packing up their instruments and heading across the pond to London for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Mark Sayre explains. (2-8-20)
KPIX 5's Betty Yu At The Grammys; Los Angeles Mourns Death Of Kobe BryantKPIX 5's Betty Yu talks with mourning Kobe Bryant fans outside the Staples Center
BETTY YU AT GRAMMYS: Music Industry Greats Mourn The Death Of NBA Great Kobe BryantMusic Industry Greats Mourn The Death Of NBA Great Kobe Bryant
Music Stars At Grammys Honor Kobe Bryant In 'The House He Built'At Staples Center, the atmosphere at the Grammy Awards was subdued, tempered by the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others in a fatal helicopter crash on Sunday. Betty Yu reports. (1-27-2020)
Celebrities At Grammys Mourn MambaCelebrities had heavy hearts as they walked down the red carpet of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY awards. KPIX's Betty Yu talks with Billy Ray Cyrus, Keith Urban, Rick Ross, Yo Gotti and Smokey Robinson about the passing of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. They were among 9 people who died in a helicopter crash Sunday in Calabasas. (1-26-2020)
KPIX 5's Betty Yu At Grammys; Sean “Diddy” Combs Rips Music Industry At Clive Davis BashSean “Diddy” Combs called out the Grammy Awards for dissing rap and R&B stars in its major categories in a blazing speech
KPIX 5's Betty Yu At Grammys; Stars Gather For MusiCares Pre-Grammys BashStars of the music industry gathered Friday for the annual MusiCares pre-Grammy benefit bash that honored legendary rockers Aerosmith.
Death Angel's Rob Cavestany's Thrash Guitar Dreams Made RealDeath Angel lead guitarist Rob Cavestany showed KPIX 5's Betty Yu some of his 9 custom guitars, crafted specifically for Cavestany by acclaimed luthier Grover Jackson. (1-25-20)
Aerosmith Honored at Pre-Grammy Awards BenefitAt MusiCares Person of the Year benefit in Los Angeles, musicians from all genres turned out Friday night to pay tribute to Aerosmith. Betty Yu reports. (1-24-20)
Bay Area Metal Band Death Angel Earns Grammy NominationDeath Angel, a Bay Area thrash-metal band that has been through hell and back over the course of nearly four decades, is now up for their first Grammy Award. Betty Yu reports. (1-23-20)
Bay Area Metal Band Death Angel Earns Grammy NominationDeath Angel, a Bay Area thrash-metal band that has been through hell and back over the course of nearly four decades, is now up for their first Grammy Award. Betty Yu reports. (1-23-20)
Napa Staple Bottlerock Festival Unveils Big Acts For 2020 LineupFive stages, 80 bands and an expected attendance of 120,000 makes Bottlerock in Napa one of the largest music festivals in the state. But it wasn't always the mega success it is today. Don Ford reports. (1-6-2020)
Grammy-Nominated East Bay Children's Music Group Wants To Inspire GenerationsA 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. John Ramos reports. (1-5-2020)

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