Local Music

2:21pm

Mon October 13, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today’s Local Music: Ensemble Mik Nawooj

 

The group you’re hearing now calls themselves Ensemble Mik Nawooj.  “NBC Bay Area” calls them “an orchestra with a hip-hop twist” and The Bay Guardian says their music is “unapologetic and truly like nothing else.”  

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10:25am

Wed October 8, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Jesse Brewster

The music you’re hearing now is by Jesse Brewster from San Francisco. Brewster’s boyhood was spent in back-to-the-land households. That meant no electricity, and no phones. Music was an important activity to him, and he continues to make it so in his professional life. Jesse Brewster will be playing songs from his new album at Fenix Live in San Rafael. That’s on Friday, the 10th of October, starting at 8 p.m.

4:11pm

Tue October 7, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today’s Local Music: The Blind Willies

The Blind Willies is an Americana band with a rock overlay. They’re going to be in their hometown of San Francisco on Saturday, October 11th as part of the fourth annual Yerba Buena Night.

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10:18am

Tue October 7, 2014
Arts & Culture

Megan Slankard & Quinn DeVeaux on Fog City Blues this Wednesday

Singer-songwriter Megan Slankard’s most recent release, A Token Of The Wreckage, is "an edgy alt-rock release that is a breath of fresh air" (Maverick Magazine), "gleaming, grooving, and gritty" (Minor 7th), with "thoughtful construction and clever wordplay" (Performer Magazine). Megan’s next album will be revealed on October 18 at the Great American Music Hall with Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review opening.

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10:55am

Mon October 6, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Zakir Hussain

The sounds you’re hearing are by master tabla player Zakir Hussain. This pioneering percussionist is known for his knowledge of the classical music of North India, and is recognized as a pioneer of world music. He’s presently a Resident Artistic Director at SFJAZZ in San Francisco. 

Zakir Hussain has a series of performances this week – Thursday through Sunday. All are at the still fairly-new SFJAZZ center.  

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