Local Music

9:04am

Tue March 4, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Christopher Youmans Band

This music playing now is by Christopher Youmans from Berkeley.  His band – called The Christopher Youmans Band -- incorporates various styles of music in their own compositions, with jazz being the strongest.  You can hear the Christopher Youmans Band on Friday, March 7th at the Subterranean Arthouse, in Berkeley. Doors open at 7:30pm.

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9:00am

Mon March 3, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Yesway

The sound you’re hearing now is by the experimental-folk duo known as Yesway. Their sound as been called “a floating, flowing faucet of magical unification.” 

That’s a lot to ask from just two singers. But if you think you’re up for the experience, they’ll be on the stage tomorrow, March 4th at the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco, starting about 8:00pm. 

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9:07am

Thu February 27, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Myra Melford

The music you’re hearing is being played by Myra Melford. She’s on sabbatical from UC Berkeley at present, which gives her time for some performances off campus. She says she continually reaches toward a state of transcendence with her music, yet there’s always a connection to the blues traditions she heard growing up, near Chicago. 

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6:02pm

Tue February 25, 2014
Arts & Culture

Aquarius keeps the light shining on underground music

There’s a place in San Francisco that brings together the sounds of the world. From Ethiopian Jazz to Brazilian tropicalia to Norwegian thrash metal and even the songs of bats.

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1:08pm

Tue February 25, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Broken Shadows Family Band

The music you’re hearing now is by the Broken Shadows Family Band. You may know bandleader Darren Johnston from another Bay Area group, the Nice Guy Trio.  

This is an instrumental song, but the sound of the Broken Shadows Family Band usually emphasizes the lyrics – so no texting during the show, OK?  They’re performing at San Francisco’s Red Poppy Art House on Friday, starting about 7:30pm. 

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