Music Feature

Lucinda Williams, Never Too Late

Lucinda Williams performs Saturday at Oakland's Fox Theater as part of a celebration marking...

Fun and Pop, But Scary, Too, Kim Petras Revives...

Although it has existed for more than fifty years, the musical genre known as...

Saxophones, Meet YouTube — With Big Pink Furs.

As odd as it feels to use a hip-hop parlance for a jazz artist,...

A Hardly Strictly Homecoming

In his second year as talent buyer for the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, the...

Steven Bernstein’s Little Big Band

All in all, Steven Bernstein spent less than a third of his life in...

Unapologetically Themselves

When the six women members of "Ladies Night" started playing together, their intention was...

Jay Som’s Melina Duterte: Making Dreams Come True and...

Melina Duterte always dreamed of being a musician, but she thought she'd be playing...

The Wired World of Dingbat Superminx

Oakland’s indie-pop sensation Dingbat Superminx is many things — part traveling circus act, part...

Still Hiero, But Not Just a Day

The Hieroglyphics crew is extending Hiero Day from one day to an entire weekend. Credits:...

Finding the Lost American JazzBook

The Lost American Jazzbook went on hiatus after its first album, until joined by...

Benvenue Reunites in the City of its Birth

Benvenue resists classification. Credits: Photo courtesy of Benvenue Sometimes risk-taking means a 300-pound guy repeatedly body-slamming...

Funk, Ice Cream, and Other Planets

“I told him we would only be able to pay for 20 or 30...

Skip the Needle Flips the Script

Kofy Brown, Vicki Randle, Katie Cash, and Shelly Doty are Skip the Needle. Credits: Photo...

Monty Alexander’s Rastafarian Dream

Monty Alexander performs at Yoshi’s on Tuesday, August 7. Credits: Photo courtesy of Monty Alexander Frank...
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