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The Orange Peels go 'Trespassing'

After more than 20 years as a band and a recent brush with death, The Orange Peels find new purpose on 'Trespassing' Read More

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Post Malone at Shoreline Amphitheatre

CONGRATULATIONS: Post Malone can't stop writing hits. But is he just a flash in the pan, or is he a splash in the...pan?

Post Malone is coming to the Bay Area with special guests 21 Savage. While some critics have accused Postey of being an unabashed culture vulture, the man responsible for “White Iverson,” “Congratulations” and “Rockstar” has continued to rack up hits—and it’s not hard to understand why. Dude clearly has an ear for… » Read More

Fountain Blues at Plaza de Cesar Chavez

KIND OF BLUES: Nikki Hill is one of many exciting acts at this year's Fountain Blues Festival.

From John Lee Hooker’s Redwood City home to Aki Kumar’s rotating Silicon Valley residencies, the South Bay has a long and proud tradition of championing the blues. The Fountain Blues & Brews Festival has been an integral part of that tradition nearly 40 years. This year’s lineup includes the Fabulous Thunderbirds, who… » Read More

Vans Warped Tour at Shoreline Amphitheatre

GET WARPED: After 23 years, this year's Warped Tour may be its last.

The Vans Warped Tour has been helping break alternative and punk bands since the summer of 1995. Alumni include My Chemical Romance, Katy Perry, Fall Out Boy and many more—in fact, 1,700 bands have played the tour over the past 23 years. The storied touring festival kicks off what founder Kevin Lyman… » Read More

Russell Peters at the Mountain Winery

STEREOTYPE EXPLODER: Nothing is off limits for Canadian Indian comic Russell Peters.

From selling out the Sydney Opera House to breaking records in London’s O2 Arena, Russell Peters’ nearly 30-years on stage has made him one of the highest-earning comedians in stand-up. Peters, who is known for his sassy jabs at racial and cultural stereotypes, caught his first big break after his 2004 performance… » Read More

Tony! Toni! Tone! at Plaza de Cesar Chavez

GOLD SOUNDZ: With five hit singles, Oakland's Tony! Toni! Tone! first record was destined to go gold.

R&B trio Tony! Toni! TonĂ©! came out of Oakland at a time when the heart of the city beat to the rhythm of funk and soul. Their 1988 debut album spawned five hit singles before going gold, and the records that followed kept the group commercially successful throughout the ’90s. With hits… » Read More

Stanford Jazz Festival

SHAPE OF JAZZ: Joshua Redman kicks off this year's Stanford Jazz Festival, but the talent doesn't end there.

The Stanford Jazz Festival is back. This year’s lineup is packed with a total of 28 concerts. Saxophonist Joshua Redman and his quartet help kickoff the festival with a performance on Saturday. A Grammy winner, Redman has worked with musicians such as jam band Umphrey’s McGee, collaborative band James Farm and performed… » Read More

The Trims Release ‘Julian Street’ at BackBar SoFa

PROPER TRIM: On 'Julian Street' The Trims are back in the saddle and ready to rep their hometown.

Listening to his band’s new music, Gabriel Maciel says he can’t help but hear the difference. “I can just tell, there seems to be more motivation and passion,” says the founder, guitarist and lead singer for San Jose indie trio The Trims. Eight years after the release of their first full-length album,… » Read More