BARtab :: Live Music

Jeremy Jordan :: Broadway & TV Star at The Herbst

Jeremy Jordan :: Broadway & TV Star at The Herbst

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Mar 11, 2018

Jeremy Jordan, the multi-talented singer-actor who's shared the screen and stage with newsboys, superheroes and bank robbers, will sing and talk with accompanist and erudite interviewer Seth Rudetsky on March 18 at the Herbst Theatre.

Mary Wilson :: The Supreme Singer Performs at Feinstein's

Mary Wilson :: The Supreme Singer Performs at Feinstein's

  • by David Elijah-Nahmod
  • Feb 11, 2018

The incomparable Mary Wilson, a founding member of Diana Ross and The Supremes, makes her debut at Feinstein's at the Nikko on February 16. The chanteuse will be singing familiar Supremes classics and tunes from the Great American Songbook.

Bananarama's Back

Bananarama's Back

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Feb 10, 2018

If you listened to pop radio or watched MTV during the 1980s, it was pretty much impossible to avoid the London-based trio, which plays the Warfield on February 21.

Ty's at the Hoedown

Ty's at the Hoedown

  • by David Elijah-Nahmod
  • Oct 19, 2017

Openly gay country music superstar Ty Herndon will be the special guest at the 20th anniversary Hoedown and Sundance Stompede. Herndon will be appearing at the Regency Ballroom on Saturday October 21.

Jennifer Holliday: The Incomparable Singer Returns to the Bay Area

Jennifer Holliday: The Incomparable Singer Returns to the Bay Area

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jul 15, 2017

"If I had a chance to start a new era of recording at this point in my career," said Jennifer Holliday, "I would be at my best ever."

Jarrod Spector Brings 'Jukebox Life' to Feinstein's

Jarrod Spector Brings 'Jukebox Life' to Feinstein's

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • May 11, 2017

Unlike most Feinstein's headliners, who fly out of town shortly after their final performance, Spector is fixing to stay for a spell.

'Blues is a Woman' Blends Music and Stories

'Blues is a Woman' Blends Music and Stories

  • by Sari Staver
  • Mar 26, 2017

A group of highly regarded Bay Area musicians is launching their new ensemble theatrical concert at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley on Thursday, March 30.

Carly Ozard Returns to Feinstein's for Another 'Shift'

Carly Ozard Returns to Feinstein's for Another 'Shift'

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Aug 14, 2016

Cabaret performer Carly Ozard, whose well-received tribute to her idol Bette Midler brought down the house at Feinstein's at the Nikko last year, returns to the scene of her past triumph with "More Shift Happens."

 Prince -- The Music Icon Remembered

Prince -- The Music Icon Remembered

  • by Dave Ford
  • Apr 28, 2016

Like all great stars, Prince Rogers Nelson, the artist forever to be known as Prince, who died April 21 at the age of 57, was physically short (he stood five-feet-two) but large where it counted: In talent and in effect.

Ana Gasteyer Gets 'Hip' in SF

Ana Gasteyer Gets 'Hip' in SF

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 3, 2015

You know her from her iconic comedy roles on "Saturday Night Live" and other TV shows. And if you're lucky, you got to see her as Elphaba in the original Chicago and later Broadway productions of "Wicked."

Rockin' the Man Crush :: Steve Grand Headlines SF Pride

Rockin' the Man Crush :: Steve Grand Headlines SF Pride

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 27, 2015

With his new full album out, Steve Grand headlines this year's San Francisco Pride main stage on Sunday, June 28. Grand chats about his music in this interview!

Ronnie Spector: girl group icon performs in the Bay Area

Ronnie Spector: girl group icon performs in the Bay Area

  • by Andre Torrez
  • Jul 2, 2014

It was only supposed to be a ten to fifteen-minute interview, but we went long; almost half an hour. That may not seem like a big difference, but with rock royalty on the phone, I knew that every minute with the girl-group icon counted.

Keepin' It Cazwell

Keepin' It Cazwell

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 15, 2013

With an almost innocent openness that counters a streetwise attitude, Cazwell has steamed up the music world with his amusingly sexy songs and videos.

Big Freedia is 'Queen of Bounce'

Big Freedia is 'Queen of Bounce'

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 12, 2013

The openly gay performer shares music and more in "Queen of Bounce," his new Fuse TV eight-part program.