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Dec 7, 2022


The East Bay band making pure pop for now people Luke Baće and Dan Pirello, the duo behind Svvarms, have been playing music together since...
Nov 30, 2022


Traditional music of women from Eastern Europe and beyond The women in Kitka began performing the folk music of Bulgaria and other Eastern European countries...
Nov 23, 2022

Tin Cup Serenade

Back to the bars after a long COVID break  Tin Cup Serenade has an eclectic sound that draws on early New Orleans jazz, calypso, swing,...
Nov 16, 2022


Short jolts of cyberpunk from LA N8NoFace didn’t invent cyberpunk—a term that encompasses a variety of musical styles, including punk, grime, techno, hip-hop, metal, funk,...
Nov 9, 2022

Jinx Jones

Jazz meets rockabilly in Oakland Jinx Jones is one of the Bay Area’s most accomplished guitarists and songwriters. The Oakland resident has been a professional...
Nov 2, 2022

The Bye Bye Blackbirds

New classic pop songs from Oakland The Bye Bye Blackbirds would like their songs to become present day standards, a goal implied by the band’s...
Oct 26, 2022

Bonnie Hayes: A life in music as a songwriter, teacher and musician

Bonnie Hayes has been making vital contributions to the Bay Area’s musical community for most of her life. Like many local musicians, Hayes said...
Oct 19, 2022

Megan Keely: Exploring the seasons of the heart

Megan Keely’s new album, Companion, is a solo effort she created in her Richmond District apartment during the COVID pandemic. “The virus slowed me...