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 […]
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 […]
Here’s where you can see the film!
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 […]
Hear the haunting tracks.
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 […]
Soon, you’ll have another way to travel between Oakland and San Francisco.
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 […]
Help Save Live Local Music By Attending The Free 2014 Supervisors’ Nightlife and Entertainment Forum In SF
Live music is on the chopping block in San Francisco more often than you might think. Rising rents and a changing city dynamic have made local venues susceptible to closures and altering business objectives. We […]
If you hit up the Bay Area Record Fair last weekend, you may have caught a glimpse of San Francisco’s Tricycle Records, an indie label that signed Everyone is Dirty earlier this year and recently […]