• Photos: The Town Howlers at the Starry Plough

Photos: The Town Howlers at the Starry Plough

  • June 18, 2018

The Town Howlers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

The Town Howlers have been playing for the Northern California bluegrass community since 2014.

This month, the band officially released their debut album at The Starry Plough in Berkeley Alright Everybody! It's a [...]

  • Beyond The Bay: Jay Som at Oslo in London

Beyond The Bay: Jay Som at Oslo in London

  • June 18, 2018

Jay Som (photo: Robert Alleyne)

One of our favorites from the Bay, Melina Duterte — better known by her stage name Jay Som — tore up the stage in London at Oslo on June 13, 2018.

She was joined by London band Lazy Day, [...]

  • Photos: ‘The Empire Strips Back’ at the Warfield

Photos: ‘The Empire Strips Back’ at the Warfield

  • June 15, 2018

The Empire Strips Back (photo: Jon Bauer)

The Empire Strips Back bills itself as a “Star Wars burlesque” show that first began in 2011. The creators are taking their show on a mini-tour to test the waters for their latest iteration before [...]