Wolf, a 1994 Berkeley High graduate who starred in Cirque du Soleil’s “Bazzar,” is opening the first of two shows by the Rebirth Brass Band at Bruns Amphitheater on July 3.
Berkeley filmmaker Rob Nilsson stars in Berkeley filmmaker Josh Peterson’s ‘Thirsty,’ set to a song by Berkeley composer Alexis Harte.
Abrams has provided financial backing to some of the most creative artists in jazz. “I know how hard it is to play and know how good they are,” he says.
The free-but-ticketed “celebration of extraordinary piano performances” runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
The Tiny Towns concert series opens May 21 with a sold-out show by John Doe and special guest Jason White.
Dirty Cello performs Saturday as part of the Back Room’s mostly outdoor spring concert series.
On Friday, the Berkeley musician celebrates the release of her second album, a beguiling set of songs exploring stylistic territory beyond her Americana comfort zone.
Pianist Laura Klein and guitarist Tony Corman’s repertoire encompasses bossa nova standards, American songbook gems, bebop anthems and original compositions.
On Feb. 22 the Cal J-School presents, “Photographer Dorothea Lange and the Berkeley Connection: 40 Years of Lange Fellowship Winners.”
She delivers jazz standards, vintage pop songs, finely wrought originals, and alchemical jazz renditions of songs by John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Queen.
Not being able to play music together this year has proved tough, but lockdown has also left BHS’s young musicians more deeply versed in jazz than perhaps any previous class.
The Save Our Stages act makes about $15 billion available to independent music venues, theaters and cultural organizations.
A new Robbie Basho box set offers a window into the music of a brilliant and troubled artist. Plus: Catch a livestream of soul singer Destini Wolf tonight.
Berkeley saxophonist Chris Hoog is behind House Call Soul, a collective that has found work for musicians in COVID-19-friendly backyards, driveways and streets.
The 19-year-old brought his quartet into New York City’s Bowery Ballroom and recorded a rip-snorting set for Cal Performances at Home, a concert that premieres tonight at 7 p.m.
The city is shutting down some outdoor concerts while allowing others. Struggling venue owners are asking for clarity and more support.