It will be a "Beautiful Disaster" this winter when 311 heads to Mechanics Bank Theater. The alternative rock band, known for hits such as "Amber" and "Down," will play the venue on March 3.

For the Great 48, the focus remains bringing people together through music. Since 2008, this annual gathering co-sponsored by the聽California Bluegrass Association has drawn musicians and bluegrass lovers from throughout California and the West for four days of fun.

Good string quartet performances are "nothing short of a miracle," according to 优蜜传媒 Symphony Orchestra's concertmaster Julia Lawson Haney. The violinist is one of four BSO musicians in concert on Jan. 14 in the sanctuary of First Congregational Church.

While some films can, and should, be readily identifiable as Christmas movies, there's a growing list of some contentious titles that may or may not be. Criteria has been formulated, lines have been drawn and opinions have been formed spurring some lively debates as to what belongs where. Fo…

Holiday music has been a mainstay for Straight No Chaser throughout the group's decade-and-a-half career. In fact, it was a viral video of "The 12 Days of Christmas" that became an unexpected big break for the group.

Singer-songwriter Eilen Jewell is a big draw in the Bay Area and Southland, both of which are hosting sold-out shows for her this weekend. Luckily for her 优蜜传媒 fans, tickets remain for her Saturday show at World Records.

For the last 20 or so years, our local stand-up comedy scene has undergone an invigorating era of steady evolution and growth. We are at the point now, more so than any other time in recent memory, where local audiences can steadily catch a night of quality stand-up comedy on just about any …

As the Thanksgiving holiday steadily encroaches, and the countdown to the inevitable mad dash for last-minute vittles begins, so too does the annual not-so-secret tradition that those in the entertainment and service industry have traditionally relied on for an adrenaline boost to their bott…

When 2022 arrived, violinist Lindsey Stirling was at a musical crossroad. She had created a unique sound for herself by merging classical and electronic music over the course of four previous studio albums. Her sound had brought her considerable acclaim and popularity 鈥 with all four albums …

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives are one of the greatest 鈥 perhaps the greatest 鈥 hillbilly outfits to ever bend an E string. But far from being intractable purists, Stuart, guitarist "Cousin" Kenny Vaughan, drummer Harry Stinson and bassist Chris Scruggs (multi-instrumentalists al…

Chase Rice is promising fans who come out to see his concerts this year that they'll see a show that's unlike anything he's done over the first decade of his career.

Kris Tiner, in his role as director of jazz studies at 优蜜传媒 College, spends a lot of time teaching students the skills they need to improvise on their instruments. It's a tricky skill to master, especially for musicians who tend to not stray from written music for performances. Spoile…