Local Music


Mon September 8, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Jeff Pehrson

The singer you’re hearing now is Jeff Pehrson, performing with the band, The Fall Risk. You may know him as the vocalist for Further, an offshoot of the Grateful Dead.

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Thu September 4, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Void Boys

The band Void Boys, who you’re hearing now, describes their sound as “like going to the beach on an overcast day.” And that lets you know right away that they’re from San Francisco.

They also describe their music as “loud.” But you can figure that out yourself by going to El Rio in San Francisco this Saturday, September 6th.  Music starts about 9:00pm. 

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Wed September 3, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Mike Sugar

The music you’re hearing now is by Bay Area performer Mike Sugar. He describes himself as “a road-dog touring musician turned studio hound.” When he plays with a band, they’re called Jambay. And when he’s playing solo, he calls that Acoustic Sugar Music.

Mike Sugar plays solo tomorrow, September 4th at Café Trieste on San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley, starting at 7:00pm.

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Tue September 2, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Crosscut

Is your entertainment budget a bit tight just now?  If so, we have a suggestion: go to hear some of the bands performing for free at this year’s "Union Square Live" presentations.

The next show is tomorrow, September 3rd, when you can hear the Bay Area blues band known as Crosscut. They’re influences range from the Mississippi Delta to Chicago’s electric blues.

Crosscut takes the stage at 6:00pm. And remember, it’s a free show. 


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Thu August 28, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Bells Atlas

What would you call a blend of soulful lyrics, heavy percussion and thoughtful arrangements?  Bells Atlas, the band you’re hearing now, calls it "Kaleido-sconic Soul Punch." That sounds tasty!

Bells Atlas will be crossing the bridge from Oakland tomorrow, August 29th, when they’ll be heading the bill at the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco. Music starts about 8:30pm.

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