Performance Artist and rapper Mykki Blanco (UNO Records)

SF Production Company Books Trans Performer Mykki Blanco, Boots Headliner After Homophobic Rant

Working in the music business often means having to make tough calls to maintain integrity.


(Via @JackaMobFigaz Instagram)

Remembering The Jacka: Local Venues And Musicians Pay Their Respects

Last night, Bay Area rapper The Jacka was killed by a gunshot in Oakland. By all accounts, the Jacka was loved. As part of Mob Figaz he helped define Bay Area hip hop, and on […]

LIVE 105–02/03/2015

(Via The Stone Foxes' Facebook)

Keep A Watchful Eye For The Stone Foxes’ Stolen Van!

Ugh. It almost seems like a rite of passage at this point that a band’s van must be stolen eventually. The latest victims are the local blues rock troupe The Stone Foxes, a hearty band led by […]

LIVE 105–01/14/2015


What Local Theaters Will Screen ‘The Interview’ On Christmas?

Here’s where you can see the film!


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The Swedish American Music Hall Just Became An Official Noise Pop Venue

Between whispers of uncertainty and delayed opening date projections, we were beginning to think the worst for the fate of the Swedish American Music Hall, a venue over a century old that had closed for […]

LIVE 105–12/17/2014


Two Short Reviews on Two Indie Bands I Saw This Past Week

Hello Live 105ers! Danica here. If you’re looking for some new bands to warm you up this winter, I have two in mind that you should definitely check out.   Last Tuesday, I went to Slims […]

LIVE 105–11/17/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A Plan Is Underway To Let Cyclists Travel Across The Entire Bay Bridge

Soon, you’ll have another way to travel between Oakland and San Francisco.

LIVE 105–11/13/2014

(Via E-40's Instagram)

Is E-40 The Biggest Giants Fan Of 2014?

E-40 loves the Giants. The Bay Area’s legendary rapper has always made his local loyalties known in his music, and for the last few weeks, he has been making the rounds for the Series. Though he’s a […]

LIVE 105–10/30/2014