Editor’s Note: The Bay Area is home to a handful of large-scale music festivals, including BottleRock Napa Valley, Outside Lands and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. To help our readers navigate through and/or catch up on the region’s best music events, I helped develop the San Francisco Chronicle’s topic page in 2016 where all our preview, live […]
Outside Lands marks 10 years
Editor’s Note: Outside Lands – San Francisco’s largest, independently produced music festival – celebrated a decade at Golden Gate Park in 2017. Ahead of the event, I collaborated with The Chronicle’s pop music critic and the digital team to create an interactive timeline for our online readers. Take a look back at 10 years of […]
Dave Chappelle pays tribute to Prince in S.F.
See this story in The Chronicle Dave Chappelle took Bay Area fans to church early Friday morning, appropriately awash in a purple glow during his fourth sold-out show this week at the Chapel in San Francisco. The comedian hit the stage underneath the 1914 building’s peaked, vaulted ceiling, just after 2 a.m. Friday, in a […]
D.R.A.M. smiles to the top of the charts
See this story in The Chronicle D.R.A.M. should sound exhausted. Calling during a whirlwind of radio spots on the East Coast, he would have every right to be on autopilot by this point. His year already has included performances at the BET Awards and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” and his breakthrough single, “Broccoli,” […]