Tickets go on sale for ‘Wizard of Oz’ stage show in SF

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, for the special two-week San Francisco engagement of the first North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new stage adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz.” The show will run Oct. 16-27, at the SHN (Shorenstein-Hays-Nederlander) Orpheum Theatre, 1192 [...]

By | July 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Boz Scaggs, Michael McDonald to star at Stern Grove Festival

Summer may seem a long way off, but the organizers of the annual Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco already have their plans in place. This year’s series of free concerts kicks off on Sunday, June 16, with “The Big Picnic,” co-starring Boz Scaggs and Michael [...]

By | January 11th, 2013|0 Comments

Tickets on sale for Prairie Home Companion in SF

Tickets went on sale today (Tuesday, Oct. 23) for two live broadcasts of Garrison Keillor's ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ radio show from San Francisco in January. The shows are scheduled at 2:45 p.m. two Saturdays in a row — Jan. 5 and 12 — at the War Memorial [...]

By | October 23rd, 2012|0 Comments

Tickets for ‘Jersey Boys’ in SF on sale Oct. 26

Tickets for the return engagement of the musical  “Jersey Boys” at San Francisco’s Curran Theater go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26. Tickets start at $45 and will be available at shnsf.com or by calling (888) 746-1799. Based on the story of ‘60s pop singers Frankie [...]

By | October 17th, 2012|0 Comments

Bernini’s ‘Medusa’ sculpture comes to SF

All those who go to San Francisco, be sure to wear some serpents in your hair. The exhibit doesn't open until Nov. 17, but Halloween seems the perfect time to mention that the priceless 17th-century sculpture of the monstrous Medusa of Greek myth is coming to San Francisco. [...]

By | October 31st, 2011|2 Comments

Sting adds second show in SF Dec. 3

Sting’s Dec. 2 show at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco has sold out, so a second show has been added Dec. 3. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at ticketmaster.com and livenation.com. Both shows are part of Sting’s “Back to Bass [...]

By | September 27th, 2011|0 Comments

Sting stripped down and raw in SF

Sting will celebrate his 25th anniversary as a solo artist this fall with his "Back to Bass Tour," which includes a Dec. 2 performance at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26,  at ticketmaster.com and livenation.com. The [...]

By | September 13th, 2011|0 Comments

Sonoma County playwright’s SF premiere

“The Final Scene,” a comedy written by Sonoma County playwright Gene Abravaya, makes its San Francisco debut this week. The play, which deals with the fictional cast of a soap opera called “The Promising Dawn,” opens at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Thick House, 1695 18th [...]

By | August 8th, 2011|0 Comments

The Real Nasty plays Ukiah

In our ongoing quest to collect the cleverest band names we can find, here are two gems: The Real Nasty, a country rock power trio from Oakland, and Diego's Umbrella, a gypsy rock band from San Francisco. Both groups play Thursday, Feb. 3, at The Ukiah Brew Company,102 S. State [...]

By | January 25th, 2011|0 Comments

Brothers Comatose at Slim’s in SF

The Brothers Comatose will  host a hometown hoedown at Slim’s, 333 11th St., San Francisco, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2. The Brothers Comatose is an Americana, bluegrass and roots music quintet that includes four Sonoma County natives. Singer and guitarist Ben Morrison, and his brother Alex, on [...]

By | November 29th, 2010|1 Comment