Local Music

9:02am

Mon April 7, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Foreverland

You know this song – yes you do! It’s Michael Jackson’s “Beat It,” as performed by Foreverland. This 14-piece band, formed in San Francisco in 2009, doesn’t imitate the King of Pop, but they say they do “carry out Michael’s righteous mission to move audiences’ hearts and dancing feet.”

Foreverland is “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” on Friday, April 11that the historic Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco. Doors open at 8:00pm. 

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9:04am

Thu April 3, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Marc and the Casuals

The band you’re hearing now is called Marc and The Casuals. How casual are they? So casual that they don’t have a website – and this song was recorded at the San Francisco Airport.

Marc and The Casuals head up an evening of deep soul and dance music on Saturday, April 5th. It's called “Soul Kaleidoscope.” This will be happening at The Chapel on Valencia Street in San Francisco, starting about 8:00pm.

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9:08am

Wed April 2, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Gini Wilson

What you’re hearing now is music by Gini Wilson. Wilson, also known as The Duchess, is director and co-founder of the San Francisco ChamberJazz Quartet. Perhaps you’ve heard her on “West Coast Live,” on KALW Saturday mornings.

Gini Wilson has a solo show planned this Saturday, April 5th at The Sausalito Seahorse -- in Sausalito, of course. She’ll be there starting at 12:30pm.

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8:44pm

Tue April 1, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: The Cetaceans

The vocalists you’re hearing now are called The Cetaceans, some of the oldest, best traveled singers we have ever featured on our Local Music segment. They’re not from the Bay Area, but they’ve been touring up and down the coast literally for ages, so we wanted to feature them anyway.

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9:09am

Thu March 27, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Chrome Johnson

This band? It’s Chrome Johnson, from San Anselmo. They are also known as “the new kings of twang,” due to their Roots/America sound. 

Chrome Johnson will be twanging at the “19 Broadway” club in Fairfax on Saturday, March 29th, starting around 9:00pm. 

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