The Oakland Symphony Debuts a Classical Tribute to Ghost Ship

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The Oakland Symphony Debuts a Classical Tribute to Ghost Ship

Composer Richard Marriott found inspiration in the fire and its victims for his new concerto.

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Trey Coastal Carves Out Unique Sound in Bay Area Rap Scene

Meet the guys behind the couch-in-Lake Merritt music video.

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DJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid Bring Diaspora to the Dance Floor

Matatu recruits the DJ duo for a night of cross-cultural music and connection.

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Rising Rapper Saweetie Is Here to Stay

The East Bay native's career is skyrocketing, but she hasn't forgotten her roots.

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Goapele Sings Neo-Soul with a Side of Activism

The Oakland-born singer returns home for a four-night residency.

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DJ Noodles has the Sauce

Bay Area native Micah Mahinay is Kehlani's DJ, and so much more.

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The Fresh Punk of SWMRS

The local genre-pushing group is on the rise in a big way.

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FR333 Explores Divine Femininity Through Goddess Trap

The experimental hip-hop duo is working on a trio of themed EPs.

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Blockchain-Powered Our Music Festival Comes to Berkeley

The first festival has big plans and its own cryptocurrency.

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The Acharis' Dark Inward Journey

Oakland's Shaun Wagner and Mila Puccini take control of their artistic destiny, together.

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Treasure Island Music Festival Returns — But This Time to Oakland

After a brief hiatus, the two-day music festival will reemerge this weekend at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park.

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Singer-songwriter Tiffany Austin Continues to Grow with Second Album

Oakland's Austin incorporates R&B, jazz, resistance, and hope into her second album, 'Unbroken.'

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7th West Is a New Hub for Music in West Oakland

It's not solely a music venue, but 7th West is delivering plenty of live tunes and dance parties with a focus on people of color.

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L Rucus On the Hustle of Independence

Vallejo continues to foster emerging hip-hop artists.

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The Grand Return of Makossa Oakland Cookout

After gaining notoriety in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, the dance party comes back to where it all began.

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Character Chameleons Omnesia Balance 'Pop as Art'

Oakland duo fuses sex bots, ear candy, and Kate Bush into newest album.

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