Local musicians Vijay Anderson, Dina Maccabee and Ben Goldberg have spearheaded the digital label Minus Zero which donates all proceeds from its online sales to Planned Parenthood.
After a medical crisis, the pianist and Berkeley High graduate presents 'Hat's Off: A Benefit Concert for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society' Monday at Freight & Salvage.
No US high school has likely produced more world-class jazz talent than Berkeley High. That's largely due to Dr. Wong, whose stories will be told Saturday by Paul Fingerote.
Trombonist, composer, installation artist, computer music pioneer and scholar George Lewis presents 'Afterword, an opera' Friday at Zellerbach Playhouse.
The multi-instrumentalist is performing as part of the Nature of Music series. Plus: Amethyst Starr at Jupiter.
On Saturday, UnderCover Presents marks the 50th anniversary Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at the UC Theatre. We spoke to the event's director, Joe Bagale.
Green Day took a bet on a first-time feature director for a new documentary for which the band were executive producers.
Half a century after their fates intertwined, two guitarists are sharing the stage together for the first time. Also: more recommended gigs.
Taranath plays a classical recital Tuesday at Freight & Salvage with Udayraj Karpur, a tabla veteran. Also recommended: Mokoomba, one of Zimbabwe’s most popular bands, May 24.
The 'Hamilton' star, in town for Notes & Words, rapped with kids in the music therapy program at Children's, to which he made a generous donation.
The primal call of school spirit will be on full display at Friday’s UC Theatre Berkeley High jazz program fundraiser featuring the award-winning BHS Jazz Ensemble.
A concert Thursday, May 11, with the Real Vocal String Quartet, True Life Trio, Faisal Zedan, and Justin King will benefit Syrian refugees.
The East Bay's Rowan Jiménez plays Ashkenaz on Friday at performing with an Afro-Caribbean dance band he co-leads with Oakland bassist Jeremy Allen.
Annie Sampson performs with her rock and soul combo Saturday at the Art House Gallery; Gail Dobson is at the Starry Plough Sunday.