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On the record with Lorant Duzgun

On the record with Lorant Duzgun

  • by Anthony T. Eaton
  • Jun 22, 2021

Lorant Duzgun, producer, professional DJ and owner of Royal Advisor Records, about the impact of COVID, New York'c club scene, and how he came to be a DJ.

Homing's In, Going Out June 11-17, 2021

Homing's In, Going Out June 11-17, 2021

  • Jun 10, 2021

As LGBT arts, nightlife and community events multiply like bunnies during Pride month, let's get hopping, indoors and out.

Queer Country crooners concert

Queer Country crooners concert

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 8, 2021

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.

Q-Music: LGBTQ tunes for Pride 2021

Q-Music: LGBTQ tunes for Pride 2021

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Jun 8, 2021

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).

Justin Vivian Bond: celebrated chanteuse returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko

Justin Vivian Bond: celebrated chanteuse returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jun 1, 2021

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.

Bursting with Pride: Q-Music's 2021 playlist

Bursting with Pride: Q-Music's 2021 playlist

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Jun 1, 2021

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.

Kristian Hoffman's loud and queer as Mumps music's re-released

Kristian Hoffman's loud and queer as Mumps music's re-released

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • May 25, 2021

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.

Get down on the farm with Veronica Klaus

Get down on the farm with Veronica Klaus

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 24, 2021

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.

Vocal Varieties: LGBTetc musicians share special songs

Vocal Varieties: LGBTetc musicians share special songs

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 21, 2021

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'.

Excitable boy: singer/songwriter Jordy

Excitable boy: singer/songwriter Jordy

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • May 18, 2021

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."

Feinstein's returns: popular nightclub to reopen May 20

Feinstein's returns: popular nightclub to reopen May 20

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • May 8, 2021

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.

Man On Man: Roddy Bottum and Joey Holman

Man On Man: Roddy Bottum and Joey Holman

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • May 4, 2021

Gay modern rock icon Roddy Bottum's teamed up with his boyfriend Joey Holman to form Man on Man, a duo dedicated to openly gay music that aims for your heart, ears, and groin.

Back in business: SF Opera, Symphony return with live and drive-in concerts

Back in business: SF Opera, Symphony return with live and drive-in concerts

  • by Philip Campbell
  • May 4, 2021

After more than a year of waiting and worry, the San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Symphony are back to live, in-person performances of 'The Barber of Seville' and Adler Fellows drive-in concerts in Marin, and symphony indoor concerts.

To Hell and back - Q-music on Richard Hell, the Fleshtones and new bands

To Hell and back - Q-music on Richard Hell, the Fleshtones and new bands

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Apr 27, 2021

Punk icon Richard Hell's 'Destiny Street' gets an expanded and remastered double disc reissue; The Fleshtones are back in action; new bands Kiwi Jr. and Shy Boys properly homage their punk-pop elders, and The Avalanches eerie tracks will haunt you.