Profiles In Protest: How the Bay’s music community is responding to the inauguration

After the 2016 election, the nation seemed sharply divided. With inauguration day rapidly approaching, we wanted to give musicians from our community a space to voice how they felt about the election results. Some were upset that the candidate with fewer popular votes won the presidency, some were upset at others for not voting, and some did not accept the results. Vast groups of citizens took to the streets to protest, with a number of marches and rallies taking place in the Bay Area. As a nonprofit devoted to fostering music in the Bay, we celebrate the self-expression that is [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Sonny & the Sunsets, Red Wood and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Friday, January 6 Sonny & the Sunsets, Emotional, Froogy's Groovies @ Great American Music Hall 9pm, $16, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, January 6 Wicked Bears, Civil War Rust, Juvi, Red Wood @ Hemlock Tavern 9pm, $10, 21+. Saturday, January 7 The First [...]

Premiere: Red Wood, ‘Wildfire’

Red Wood (photo: Estefany Gonzalez) Upon walking into Red Wood’s practice studio in the North Bay, you’ll find a plethora of guitar amps, a mass of cables covering the floor, and Whole Foods shopping bags hanging from wall hooks. The room looks well lived in, though four of the five band members reside an hour or more away. The rehearsal room in Santa Rosa is full of so much equipment that members have to move around each other as they settle in for practice. Despite the lack of room, they look comfortable at Manzanita Studios, a place where they can hear trumpets [...]

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