Joe McDonald

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Concord, Calif., Named One of Country's 10 Best Music Scenes

    The website Livability today compiled a list of the top 10 cities with the best music scenes that aren't New York, L.A., or Nashville. The results were in some ways predictable (Minneapolis, Athens, Ga., and Portland all made it), and in some ways spectacularly weird: Omitted from the list for no ap ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    SF, NY Fight Over Woodstock Name

    Jim MarshallCountry Joe at Woodstock, 1969 Who owns the name Woodstock? That's the central issue in the brouhaha between the promoters of San Francisco's Free Woodstock 40th Anniversary concert and New York-based Woodstock Ventures. Today at 1 pm at John's Grill, a group of Summer of Love survivo ... More >>

  • Summer Guide

    June 27, 2007
  • Music

    October 11, 2000

    Digging Up Roots

    How Chris Strachwitz sparked a music revolution by releasing obscure, vernacular music

  • Music

    June 23, 1999
  • Music

    February 3, 1999

    Chasing History

    For 40 years, Arhoolie Records' Chris Strachwitz has worked to make unknown roots music (almost) famous

  • Calendar

    March 19, 1997
  • News

    October 9, 1996

    Don't Tread on Meat

    Hot dog store thrives in vegetarian vortex

  • News

    July 3, 1996
  • Calendar

    June 19, 1996
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