Joe Dean got hurt. Real bad. The local music stalwart took an awful tumble down a flight of stairs late last year and fractured three vertebrae in his neck and back. It's the type of injury that runs a huge risk of quadriplegia, the loss of the use of all one's limbs. After a grueling eight-hour sur ... More >>
From this week's Bouncer column:
At times I find myself preoccupied with thoughts of suicide -- not my own, but other people's. I visit suicide memorial websites and read each blurb. I always look at the recent suicide postings on Wikipedia. It was there that I learned of the death of one of the m ... More >>
Jenner DavisJesse Morris, a local musician and BART busking staple with an uncanny take on Johnny Cash, died Sunday, Nov. 6, in his home, according to friends and colleagues. Morris had survived a suicide attempt by hanging in September, but did not survive a second attempt over the weekend.
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Happy MayfieldTwo local bands made posts for extras recently, looking to grab some Bay Area talent for their video shoots.This weekend, funk pop crew Happy Mayfield will get its Superfly on, on Saturday. The trio is looking for fans with a " 70s cop show / Superfly / western / contemporary cRit" ... More >>