Two Gallants at the Independent Saturday night. Two Gallants Sept. 24, 2011 The Independent Better than: Holing up in a cheap motel with a fifth of Old Crow and a shotgun. San Francisco hometown heroes Two Gallants wrapped up a massive summer tour that took the duo all the way to Madrid by ... More >>
San Francisco photographer Jim Marshall, who snapped this iconic shot of Johnny Cash, has fired off the legal equivalent of the Man In Black's one-finger salute to the owner of Bill Graham Archives.After a man's shot his thousandth musician, you'd figure he'd see some time in court. That's the case ... More >>
Sonny Smith pens intriguing tales of his city
Deerhoof's lasting relationships
Simone Shubuck's revealing art isn't your standard garden of Earthly delights
What's that you say? You've forgotten that this town has an immense, thriving jazz scene? Well, shame on you.
From his Potrero Hill studio, Larry Gonick is telling the history of the universe in a series of ... comic books. And behold, they were good.
Scott Amendola is a rare bird -- a jazz drummer who writes his own material and leads his own band
Panoptic Modes (Red Giant)
Russell Gunn aims outside the boundaries of jazz convention
Frank Moore's Cherotic All Star Band provides nudity, music, cerebral palsy, and, perhaps, art
Jazz pianist Matthew Shipp explores tradition and the territory beyond
Duck Baker explores uncharted territory with his acoustic guitar
After three decades of feeding the homeless, the only church devoted to John Coltrane now finds itself without a home
Brad Mehldau's Elegiac Cycle
Since 1995, pianist Omar Sosa has guided and supported the Bay Area's Latin jazz scene. Now he's leaving.
Jackie McLean and Steve Lacy
At the end of the Gershwin centennial, his trust benefits from new copyright laws. But are they protecting artists or merely bank statements?
Experimentalist Eugene Chadbourne reworks country and jazz, sticks it to the KKK, makes guitars out of rakes and toasters -- and dreams of working with Willie Nelson
Jim Campilongo and the 10 Gallon Cats