'Chickaboom!, the 2020 album by Tami Neilson, the self-described "hot rockin' lady of country, rockabilly and soul," Reigning queen of hip-hop soul Mary J. Blige's new remixes and other women musicians are bringing new and classic sounds.
The touring concert 'Violins of Hope' brought a collection of instruments retrieved and restored from the Holocaust, to Northern California a year ago. One of the most memorable concerts in the triumphant tour is now available as a download and CD.
As Americans and people over the world heaved a heavy sigh of relief and joy with the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, one young poet stood out for her artistic contribution.
Enjoy new music for the new year in a wide range of genres from LGBT artists young and older, including Fredo Viola, Tret Fure, Jay Thomas, Another Sky and Alex The Astronaut.
From dazzling debuts (Izzy Heltai, Katie Pruitt) to familiar faces (Bob Mould, Indigo Girls), in 2020, musicians produced a treasure trove of awesome audibles.
Despite the absence of live concerts, LGBT musicians around the country have managed to release new music. Here is the first part of two Best of 2020 music mentions, including a few who came out of their musical closets.
You can hear the inspiration of the spoken word scene in the songs on Happy Birthday (Merge) by D.C.'s Sneaks (aka Eva Moolchan). Ace of Cups, Yelle and other women-led bands' new music are reviewed.
'The Meaning of Mariah Carey' is The New York Times best-seller of the life and career of a truly influential artist and entertainer, the autobiography of one of the most talented, hardworking, compelling, witty, and transcendent African-American artists.
Whether you're safely home alone, or socially distanced with family or friends, this is a most unusual holiday. So, for Christmas week, Eve and Day, enjoy a most unusual holiday music playlist.
After a few years away from music, singer-musician Colton Ford has returned with new songs and new perspectives on art, life and yes, politics.
Holiday-themed music, choral and dance concerts continue, albeit in virtual formats, including San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco Symphony, Chanticleer, Kitka, Cal Performances, San Francisco Bach Choir, and more.
Have you been looking forward to the 2020 winter holidays, either as the giver of gifts or the recipient? If so, you can't go wrong with some of these very Mary, I mean merry, titles from Elton John, Little Richard and new bands like Dust Bowl Faeries.
The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus isn't letting the pandemic spoil their Christmas holiday. The chorus' annual Christmas Eve concert, '(At) Home for the Holidays,' will go on this year as a virtual event with guest-star performers.