BARtab :: Live Music

Veronica Klaus: the charming chanteuse returns to Martuni's

Veronica Klaus: the charming chanteuse returns to Martuni's

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 18, 2018

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 @ SF Botanical Garden

NightGarden Piano @ SF Botanical Garden

  • Jul 18, 2018

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.

Flore shows" iconic cafe becomes hot nightspot

Flore shows" iconic cafe becomes hot nightspot

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 20, 2018

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.

Rainbow stage: Talent abounds at LGBT Pride events

Rainbow stage: Talent abounds at LGBT Pride events

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 20, 2018

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.

Martha Wash: the legendary singer's at Feinstein's

Martha Wash: the legendary singer's at Feinstein's

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jun 15, 2018

"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.

Years & Years: Olly Alexander on being a gay pop sensation

Years & Years: Olly Alexander on being a gay pop sensation

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jun 13, 2018

"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."

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • May 23, 2018

The swingin' singer-songwriter performs at Feinstein's at the Nikko.

Tom Goss: The singer-songwriter's musical mission

Tom Goss: The singer-songwriter's musical mission

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 16, 2018

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.

Queer Country West Coast

Queer Country West Coast

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • May 9, 2018

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

Goin' to The Chapel

Goin' to The Chapel

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • May 9, 2018

Eric Hanson has created a benefit with multiple beneficiaries: Breast Cancer Emergency Fund, three outstanding performers -Brendan James, Mia Dyson and Gregory Douglass- and the audience who will get to hear these acts at The Chapel on May 20.

Head Over Heels @ Curran Theatre

Head Over Heels @ Curran Theatre

  • May 2, 2018

Head Over Heels, the joyously anachronistic jukebox musical set in the Elizabethan era, with music from the pop band the Go-Go's, enjoyed festive opening night celebrations

Dapper Drag Kings :: Dandy Takes the Oasis Stage

Dapper Drag Kings :: Dandy Takes the Oasis Stage

  • by David Elijah-Nahmod
  • Apr 1, 2018

"A drag king is an antidote to drag queens," says drag king extraordinaire Leigh Crow, who spent 12 years as an Elvis Presley impersonator named Elvis Herselvis. "It's expressing masculinity in a satirical way."

Matt Alber :: The Talented Singer at Feinstein's

Matt Alber :: The Talented Singer at Feinstein's

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Mar 31, 2018

A gay community favorite, singer-songwriter Matt Alber will perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko next Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14.

Tommy Tune :: Broadway Legend Returns to Feinstein's

Tommy Tune :: Broadway Legend Returns to Feinstein's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Mar 17, 2018

Having worn many hats over the course of his 50-year career in the theater, actor, dancer, director and choreographer Tommy Tune has done it all. On Sunday, March 18, Tune returns to San Francisco for two shows at Feinstein's at the Nikko.