Features

Michael Zwiebach - January 4, 2022

The group’s revolutionary impact is still reverberating, but more than that, they’re popular for playing contemporary music.

Paul Kotapish - December 21, 2021

From a little storefront in Alameda, Colin Herrick ships his limited-edition records packaged in exquisite, handcrafted art to collectors around the globe.

Paul Kotapish - December 21, 2021

The pioneering mandolinist reshaped the landscape of the acoustic-music world. Here’s an introduction to his vast catalog.

Peter Feher - December 21, 2021

UPDATED Dec. 21: SFCV’s weekly guide to online music.

Peter Feher - December 14, 2021

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

Paul Kotapish - December 14, 2021

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

Andrew Gilbert - December 13, 2021

The late Brazilian acoustic guitarist had an outsized impact on the Bay Area music scene. A new three-CD set features great live performances captured in the ’60s.  

Nicholas Jones - December 6, 2021

The Beethoven of the 1500s created music that still has the power to move audiences, 500 years after his death.

Andrew Gilbert - December 5, 2021

The banjo virtuoso tours California Dec. 10–17 with a band of bluegrass all-stars and a new album of fresh material.   

Peter Feher - November 30, 2021

Live performances are back, so celebrate the season in person with your favorite musical traditions.