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.
The Juilliard-trained flutist makes her virtual Berkeley debut on Oct. 14 as a headliner in Cal Performances pandemic-accommodating At Home series.
Shuman spent the decade from 1960-1970 documenting New York City’s cultural ferment, and photographed Odetta, Nina Simone and the Beatles, among others.
Live music is returning downtown with regular, socially-distanced performances at The UC Theatre, Bobby G’s, and a planned Freight & Salvage ‘tour’ of downtown parklets.
Running Sept. 24-27 online, the Convention features all the usual gatherings, including concerts, jam sessions, song swaps, workshops and special programming for children and their families
The Sept. 6 event features Bay Area acts like SambaDá and the forró combo Dona Francisca and some of Brazil’s greatest musicians performing from the northeastern states of Pernambuco and Bahia.