Legends of Bay Area Music

Legends of Bay Area Music

We asked legendary rock journalist and Bay Area luminary Ben Fong-Torres to do the impossible: name and explain the Bay Area rock and pop artists who had the most impact on the music industry. Buckle up…

    May 1, 2018

    The Legacy of Kehinde Wiley

    Above: Napoleon Leading The Army Over The Alps (2005), oil and enamel on canvas; from Wiley’s Rumors of War series…
    July 6, 2018

    We go inside 2018’s Bottle Rock Confidential

    In the world of Outside Lands and Hardly Strictly, is BottleRock the new mothership of great Bay Area music festivals? Carey Lee…
    July 5, 2018

    Linda Ronstadt on Living With Parkinson’s and Lamenting ‘the Idiot in the White House’

    “There’s an aria in that scene in Room with a View, when she’s standing in the field and he comes…
    June 8, 2018

    Yelp Ate the Food Critic

    In an age where anyone with a phone can become a restaurant reviewer instantly, chefs and restaurants are confronting an…
    June 8, 2018

    Rise of the Social Media Influencers

    Reviewing dishes at hip new restaurants and sharing photos of trendy outfits might be pure fun for some people, but…
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