Don your cowboy hat and get ready for some at-home toe-tapping tunes when five Country bands perform as part of the National Queer Arts Festival.
For alternative Pride sounds, classic albums re-issued (Frankie Goes to Hollywood) tribute albums (Marc Bolan & T Rex), longtime favorites return (Ani DiFranco), and a late musician gets a posthumous pair of tribute albums (Judee Sill).
Creatively, I've been very satisfied during the pandemic," says Justin Vivian Bond, who performed mini-concerts at home in upstate New York. Bond returns in-person to Feinstein's at the Nikko June 16-19.
LGBTQ+ musicians and allies make our first June list, including diverse sounds from Xiu Xiu, Prism Bitch, The Go-Go's, Grace Pettis, Carrie Ferguson and Bay Area singer Andrew Bundy.
In 'Proust, le Concert Retrouve,' pianist Tanguy de Williencourt and violinist Theotime Langlois de Swarte usher us directly into the music salons hosted by French author Marcel Proust.
While the Tom Robinson Band, then known for the inspiring folk-derived anthem, "Glad to be Gay," had a performance at the Old Waldorf (444 Battery St.), the venue's promoters used the ad to politicize their pro-gay presence.
In addition to his own music, Kristian Hoffman, a co-founding member of Mumps with Lance Loud, discusses the release of 'Rock & Roll This, Rock & Roll That: Best Case Scenario, You've Got Mumps,' a collection of 23 songs.
Former Bay Area chanteuse Veronica Klaus is much missed in the Bay Area. The singer will perform an in-person and live-streaming jazz concert from her rural farm house in Sharon Springs, NY on May 30.
It's not yet June, but multiple musicians have shared new songs with an audible rainbow of sounds and styles to add to your late spring pre-Pride month playlist. So get gaily groovin'.
Jordy, the latest in the long tradition of mono-monikered performers in the music world, gets up close and personal with listeners on his viral TikTok hit single "Long Distance."
Frameline, the San Francisco Giants and SF Pride present the first-ever Pride Movie Nights June 11 & 12, with an outdoor screening of the new film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical 'In the Heights.'
Feinstein's at the Nikko, San Francisco's premiere nightclub, will once again bring Broadway stars and Bay Area acts to its stage. Performances are set to resume on May 20 with an all-star lineup.
Jill Sobule's fabulous and fierce 'F*ck7thGrade,' a musical presented as a rock concert by City Theatre Company, shares a tuneful quilt constructed of songs from eight of Sobule's studio albums.