Preservation Hall Jazz Band Robert Earl Keen Glide Ensemble and the Change Band Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 The Chapel Better than: Any other spot in this city that's under construction. There was funky New Orleans jazz, down-home country-rock, and ecstatic gospel singing -- so it was a joyful and appr ... More >>
Last Friday, amid an avalanche of accidental entendres (One of these, directed at a female SF Weekly correspondent: "Want to go down and see what happens to you next?"; another, aimed at no one in particular: "I'm really not that into VIP-ness") and crude cultural allusions ("It's like a Shakespeare ... More >>
It's going to be the West Coast home of New Orleans' Preservation Hall Jazz Band, as well as a new, mid-sized live music venue and restaurant in the center of the Mission. And it's called Preservation Hall West at The Chapel or, when the jazz band isn't in residence, simply the Chapel. The long-in ... More >>
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is the music festival that just won't stop growing. We've posted pieces of the lineup as they've become public -- and thought we'd seen most of it -- but it turns out there have been even more artists added. This week, though, organizers promise that they've finally release ... More >>
Preservation Hall Jazz Band The Stone Foxes July 1, 2012 Stern Grove Festival Better than: An afternoon listening to the drum circle in Dolores Park The Stern Grove Music Festival is celebrating its 75th year, and it's hard to imagine much has changed in 2012. If you're a diehard music fan -- some ... More >>
Festival season is now in full swing. And San Francisco's own Stern Grove Festival -- which brings free performances to that serene grove on the western side of the city -- just announced its 2012 lineup, which includes Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ozomatli, and OK Go. Along with the unique artists ... More >>
Broken Social Scene is one of more than 90 acts playing Hardly Strictly Bluegrass this year. The lineup for this year's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival is out, and good luck figuring out whom to call the "headliner." For the festival's 11th year, organizers have put together another insane ... More >>
My Morning Jacket at the Fox on Friday My Morning Jacket Everest June 14, 2011 @ The Fox Theater Better than: Smoking some kush and listening to "Free Bird" on repeat for three hours. Or was it 30 minutes? There are a few things that can be easy to forget when considering a My Morning Jacke ... More >>
A sometime jazzman tackles American folk, and leaves his own imprint.
We don't care if the members of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band are old. They're still cool.