.Bill Kopp

Bolan's Shoes
Apr 12, 2023

Music of T. Rex Celebrated in Bolan’s Shoes

Still dancing, the spirit of a celebrated ’70s glam rocker provides the backdrop for Bolan’s Shoes, the directorial debut by Welsh-born actor/writer/director Ian Puleston-Davies.  Puleston-Davies...
Dave Wakeling
Jan 18, 2023

Keeping the (English) Beat With Dave Wakeling

When the English Beat hit the UK music scene in late ’70s, the Birmingham group found a huge audience with its mix of 2-tone/ska...
Sly and the Family Stone
Dec 28, 2022

Joel Selvin’s Sly & The Family Stone Receives New Edition

In 1998, Joel Selvin was well into his third decade as a pop music journalist when he published a book that made a serious...
David Bowie
Oct 5, 2022

Touring Tribute Celebrating David Bowie Comes to San Jose Civic

David Bowie was one of popular music’s most groundbreaking artists.  He was the Space Oddity, Ziggy Stardust, the Thin White Duke, the Man Who Fell...
Mark A Rodriguez
Oct 5, 2022

Music Made Manifest: The Documentation of the Grateful Dead

Deadheads didn’t invent taping concerts. As Clinton Heylin chronicles in his exhaustive 1994 book, Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry, people...
The HU
Aug 17, 2022

The HU Bring Mongolian Metal to Shoreline

On Tuesday, some familiar names in heavy metal like Megadeth and Five Finger Death Punch rock the Shoreline Amphitheatre. With them is a relatively...
Jun 15, 2022

Primus Pays Tribute To Legendary Band Rush

Formed in 1984 by bassist Les Claypool, Bay Area prog/metal/alternative band Primus have long since established their bonafides as an original outfit, with nine...
JC Smith
Apr 27, 2022

J.C. Smith at War

The life of a touring musician is perilous enough: The general hazards of the road make everyday existence a constant challenge. Add to that...

Latest Giveaways

VIP Tickets to San Jose Fountain Blues & Brews Festival

San Jose Fountain Blues & Brews Festival Giveaway
Win VIP Tickets to the San Jose Fountain Blues & Brews Festival on Saturday, June 17 at Plaza de Cesar Chavez. Drawing June 12, 2023.

$50 to Henry’s Hi-Life

Henry's Hi-Life Giveaway
Win a $50 gift card to Henry's World Famous Hi-Life in San Jose. Drawing July 5, 2023.