On August 23 the single-named Aish will take to the stage of Rickshaw Stop to perform songs from Mother, his debut album. The album, now available, features an eclectic mix of sounds: haunting vocals, strings, harp and electronics.
Next weekend, the west end of Golden Gate Park plays host to the eleventh edition of Outside Lands. While Sunday night closer Janet Jackson is an obvious draw for queer audiences, we went panning for pink and came up with a few golden choices.
The free flow of lateral thinking, a sense of artistic freedom, the time to refine one's craft: these are among the elements that make for a fertile scene, says Kim Nalley, the acclaimed Bay Area jazz vocalist, who performs at Feinstein's August 2-12.
David Burnham, the star of several hit Broadway musicals, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for a night of songs with a personal touch.
After more than a year starting renovations to convert an intimate Greek Revival church into a bed & breakfast in pastoral Sharon Springs, NY, celebrated cabaret singer Veronica Klaus returns to Martuni's for two nights of song with The Tammy Hall Trio.
NightGarden Piano, the annual Flower Piano event at the beautiful SF Botanical Garden, expanded to three nights this year (July 12-14) and included scheduled and impromptu performances, food trucks, beer and wine, and enthusiastic music fans.
Popular Castro eatery Flore, formerly known as Café Flore, has launched an evening entertainment series called Flore at Night, with an array of music, comedy and drag shows.
This year's LGBT Pride celebration in Civic Center, held June 23 and 24, is more than just a gathering. Dozens of performers and DJs will bring music to the main stage and multiple themed DJ areas.
"I want to see the Donna Summer musical," says Martha Wash who performs in San Francisco for the first time in four years next weekend at Feinstein's at the Nikko.
"My mum really liked George Michael," says Olly Alexander, the gamin lead singer of British pop act Years & Years. "He was the first performer I was aware of as being openly gay when I was growing up."
The swingin' singer-songwriter performs at Feinstein's at the Nikko.
With equal parts heartfelt intention and musical invention, Tom Goss writes and performs songs that are unapologetically gay-themed. He'll perform The Love Cub, his new show, on May 19 in San Francisco at the Hotel Rex.
Lavender Country, a gay country western band which formed during the 1970s, comes to the Bay Area on May 18 when they join trans country performer Eli Conley for Queer Country West Coast at El Rio. Paisley Fields, a gay pop country act from Brooklyn, will