.Bill Kopp

Man holding a guitar in front of a wall with graffiti
May 29, 2024

Blues Guitarist Coco Montoya Builds on a Lifetime of Lessons

When guitarist Coco Montoya takes the stage at the Redwood Mountain Faire, audiences can count on his reputation as a compelling live performer.
Ballerina in black leotard teaching a class of young dancers
May 15, 2024

New Ballet Dancer Alysa Reinhardt Shares Cinderella Story

Her path to recovery after a cancer diagnosis was arduous. But Alysa Reinhardt is back on stage, taking on New Ballet’s take on “Cinderella.”
Closeups on musicians in Trauma Fresh's new band
Apr 10, 2024

Trauma Fresh Honors Mentor Traxamillion With a Remix

Trauma Fresh has completed a new version of “Bad Son”—using the original recording as a foundation—as a way of honoring Traxamillion.
San Jose, Silicon Valley, Roger McGuinn, McGuinn, Montalvo Arts Center
Apr 3, 2024

Rickenbacker in Hand, Roger McGuinn Shares Songs and Stories

Roger McGuinn is set to play Montalvo Arts Center on April 9 at 7:30 pm. Here's an exclusive interview with him ahead of the show.
Jim Messina, music, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Montalvo Arts Center
Mar 27, 2024

Jim Messina Comes to Montalvo Arts Center

Multi-hyphenate musician Jim Messina excels on stage and in the studio. He'll be playing at the Montalvo Arts Center on April 3.
Chocolate Watchband, San Jose, Silicon Valley, Bay Area music, David Aguilar
Feb 28, 2024

Chocolate Watchband is Still Around

Legendary Bay Area garage band from the 1960s, Chocolate Watchband, is continuing their story, although it may look a bit different than decades ago.
Traxamillion, hyphy, concert, benefit concert, music
Feb 21, 2024

Traxamillion Legacy Showcase and Benefit Concert

Traxamillion is remembered and celebrated on February 24 at Jackie's Place for his selfless acts that extended across the valley and into the hearts of young musicians.
Zenith, Please Do Not Fight, music, band, bands
Feb 21, 2024

Zen Zenith Opens Up About Please Do Not Fight

Fresh tracks from the band Please Do Not Fight, who we thought left it all behind. Zenith bares all.

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