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Titus Andronicus, Conor Oberst & M. Ward play the Phoenix in Petaluma

You usually expect to find the best live music on weekends, but that’s not always the case. This week, the Phoenix Theatre in  Petaluma offers two visiting acts worth noting, both on weeknights: Titus Andronicus, and Conor Oberst with M. Ward. The New Jersey punk indie rock band Titus Andronicus [...]

By | September 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Grateful Dead tickets once high, now some go cheap

The Grateful Dead's long, strange, 50-year trip, to end with the four surviving members performing two concerts in Santa Clara this weekend and three more in Chicago in early July, has gotten a bit stranger. When the Chicago concerts were initially announced early this year, Ticketmaster priced tickets from $59.99 [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|1 Comment

Single-day BottleRock music fest VIP passes available

Robert Plant A limited number of single-day VIP passes are now available for the third annual BottleRock Napa Valley music festival, running May 29-31 at the Napa Valley Expo in downtown Napa. Imagine Dragons, which recently released its newest album, "Smoke + Mirrors," will kick off the festival [...]

By | March 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Ballet set to sounds of nature premieres in San Francisco

Bernie Krause Bernie Krause of Glen Ellen, who has made a career of recording natural sounds, has found a new outlet for his art. Krause collaborated with choreographer Alonzo King and composer Richard Blackford to create a new dance piece, which will have its world premiere in San [...]

By | March 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Jack London Park troupe to perform at Wells Fargo Center

Transcendence Theater Company at Jack London State Historic Park. The popular Transcendence Theater Company, which has built a large fan base with its outdoor shows in Jack London State Historic Park, will move indoors for a new series called “Transcendence at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts.” The [...]

By | March 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Gabriel Kahane performs March 29 in Sebastopol

Gabriel Kahane Singer, songwriter and pianist Gabriel Kahane, who spent his teenage years in Santa Rosa and has gone on to gain national attention, will perform Sunday, March 29, in Sebastopol. He’ll perform his own material from his latest album, “The Ambassador,” released last year. The album was [...]

By | March 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Eilertsen named artistic director of Sonoma Valley Museum of Art

Kate Eilertsen, executive director of the Sonoma Museum Valley Museum of Art since 2009, has been appointed to the museum’s newly created post of artistic director. In her new role, Eilertsen will focus primarily on the downtown Sonoma museum’s exhibitions and educational programs. “This is a dream come true, to [...]

By | March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Outer Planes Comics and Games marks 10th anniversary

Brent Anderson The Outer Planes Comics and Games store in downtown Santa Rosa will celebrate its 10th anniversary this Saturday and Sunday, March 14 and 15, with a sale, special guests, events, door prizes and promotional gifts. The program includes a Cosplay costume role-playing game tournament starting at [...]

By | March 13th, 2015|1 Comment

Bluegrass and Folk Festival set for March 14 in Sebastopol

Si Kahn The Sonoma County Folk Society will present its 15th annual Bluegrass and Folk Festival from 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in Sebastopol. The lineup includes Si Kahn, Anne and Pete Sibley, the Kathy Kallick Band, Steep Ravine, Bean Creek and Dan Crary, Steve Spurgin [...]

By | March 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Ryan Adams performs May 22 at Wells Fargo Center

At Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, you can hear anything from big band music to children's songs, but in May, the hall will rock. Ryan Adams will bring his current concert tour to the Wells Fargo Center  at 8 p.m. May 22. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, [...]

By | March 11th, 2015|0 Comments