A dynamic presence in the Bay Area hip-hop community for over two decades, the prolific Zion-I rapper was remembered during a Sunday celebration.
Steve “Zumbi” Gaines, who lived in Oakland, died at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley early Friday morning following a physical struggle with staff.
Barbara Golden left her home in the North Berkeley cooperative Walnut House early in the pandemic. She returns with a new anthology of her recordings, ‘Not Dead Yet.’
The Berkeley Symphony is performing on Aug. 4 at Bruns Amphitheater — the orchestra’s first in-person concert since February 2020.
The hip-hop veteran and Berkeley native has always used his platform to air social issues, from displacement to economic inequality, and political engagement.
The MC is set to headline at Cornerstone on Friday, wearing his signature Birkenstocks and socks, of course.
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.
After months of being entertained through livestreaming, artists are eager to return to the stage, so pull up a seat, sit back and enjoy.
Live music and events “On the Plaza” will run throughout the summer.
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.
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.