Don't miss the hypnotic sound and movement of this powerhouse hula troupe from the Big Island at Zellerbach Hall, this Sunday at 3 p.m.
The bass clarinetist, and the collective trio he performs with, play the Back Room in Berkeley on Tuesday. Also recommended: Berkeley Festival of Choro and pianist Sarah Cahill.
Jay Nair and Ross Hammond make their Maybeck Recital Hall debut Sunday afternoon; and get a different taste of Ukraine with DahkaBrahka at the Freight.
Prepare for an 'international wave of sound' on the streets of downtown Berkeley Saturday; also recommended: Kate McGarry and Keith Ganz at California Jazz Conservatory
The bossa nova scion makes her Bay Area debut at The Back Room Sunday afternoon. Also: two-for-one ticket offer to see pianist/composer Emilio Solla.
The pianist's expansive sonic palette and textural resourcefulness has provided a welcome jolt of unpredictable sound to an array of settings. He performs Tuesday at the California Jazz Conservatory.
It's rare to be able to catch the Oakland multi-instrumentalist playing his own music and leading his own ensemble, which is one reason Tuesday’s gig at the California Jazz Conservatory is particularly intriguing.
The Bay Area jazz scene’s most acclaimed Hammond B-3 player has forged an array of musical relationships. He wants to manifest as many of them as possible at the Freight on Sunday. Also: 2 Brazil Camp gigs.
Oakland avant-cabaret singer, composer and electronics maven Amy X Neuburg will shed unwanted possessions in her site-specific performance 'Gets Rid' at BAMPFA on Aug 15. Also: San-São Trio on tour.
One of Nashville's most beloved and respected artists plays the Freight Aug. 13; Other recommended gigs: Sibarg Ensemble and Johnny Talbot and De Thangs.
The Persian-American singer/songwriter performs Saturday at the Freight with a stellar band and her mentor, acclaimed Iranian vocalist Mahsa Vahdat.
Dred Scott, never a conventional musician, even within the precincts of jazz, makes a return to Berkeley Sunday performing with a trio at the Back Room.
The tenor saxophonist and his colleagues form an incredibly distinguished quartet at the Cheese Board most weekends.
There is almost too much to choose from on June 30. Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, the saxophonist David Murray and the percussionist Kahil El’Zabar, and Endangered Blood are all playing.
One critic said Walker “is the greatest, deepest soul singer in the world today." Hear him tonight at Freight & Salvage.
San Francisco pianist and composer Jon Jang celebrates the release of his latest album, 'The Pledge of Black Asian Allegiance' (Asian Improv) on Wednesday at the California Jazz Conservatory.