Photo by Peter VarshavskyGauchoMichael Abraham Jazz SessionAmnesia8 p.m., freeThe term "gaucho" commonly refers to nomadic South American cowboys, which is pretty indicative of how the San Francisco band Gaucho plays its version of Gypsy jazz: in Gaucho's hands, le jazz manouche is left playfully ... More >>
Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes plays McLaren Park this SaturdayNow that the World Cup is long over, let's get back to business. If you're like some people, you're probably wondering how will you spend your vuvuzela-less days. Others may not know what that word means. Either way, rejoice in ... More >>
Give a listen to this city's wide array of authentic music.
Django Reinhardt comes alive
Activist meets hedonist in the romantic wartime drama Head in the Clouds
Django Reinhardt Project takes on the Gypsy jazz master; the 60-piece Dakah Hip Hop Orchestra makes its SF debut
From Mahler to Morrissey, the Bay Area has it all this summer.
NPR comes to Oakland! That's "Neighborhood Public Radio," in case you didn't know.
Walking in a hellish Santaland
Lift those bags
Guitarist Biréli Lagrène fuses breakneck chops and buoyant Gypsy swing
The Baguette Quartette keeps French accordion music alive -- with a little help from Gypsies, tramps, and thieves
The Robin Nolan Trio's groovy Gypsy swing
Kicking against the pricks
James Carter Electric Project
In which an instrumental guitarist finds his voice in musical history
Fortune Cookie Compilations, "Stinky's Peep Show," Artists Ball, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Sergio and Odair Assad
Blue Canary and the art of thrift-store cabaret
Dead guys, psychedelic pop, and no sober opinions at South by Southwest 1998
SF Weekly contributors salute the best (and worst) music of 1995