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Taylor Swift announces tour dates, return to Levi’s Stadium in 2018

Taylor Swift is slated to return to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on May 12, as part of her “Reputation” world tour. The “Look What You Made Me Do” singer announced the first round of dates [Read entire story]

Matt Jaffe & the Distractions rock out for a good cause

Mill Valley singer-songwriter Matt Jaffe dropped out of Yale a few years back to devote time to his music career. He’s been gigging regularly with his power pop band the Distractions in the Bay Area ever since. [Read entire story]

One-hit wonder Gary Numan still motoring along

Gary Numan has no delusions. “In America, I’m still the classic one-hit wonder,” says the 59-year-old musician behind the 1979 New Wave staple “Cars.” But the British [Read entire story]

Band Together Bay Area producers say concert brought in $17 million

The Band Together Bay Area benefit concert at AT&T Park on Thursday generated $17 million, bringing the total raised to $23 million for those affected by the firestorm that swept through Northern California, officials [Read entire story]

Third Eye Blind guitarist injured in fall, tour continues

Third Eye Blind didn’t let a little spill derail its comeback. The San Francisco band’s touring guitarist Kryz Reid broke his arm and was knocked unconscious after slipping on ice during a tour stop [Read entire story]

Healdsburg Jazz Festival hosts fire relief benefit concert

As the North Bay fire relief efforts continue throughout the Bay Area, the producers of the Healdsburg Jazz Festival get in on the act with the Jazz Jam Benefit Concert. Taking place at the Paul Mahder Gallery in [Read entire story]

Neil Young to auction off model trains, other prized possessions

Neil Young may not be bringing back the Bridge School benefit concert anytime soon, but the 71-year-old rock icon is still devoted to the cause. Young has pledged to auction off many of his prized [Read entire story]

Napa rocks again with Live in the Vineyard

Having made it through the worst of the firestorms that ripped across Wine Country, Napa Valley is ready to rock again. The fifth annual Live in the Vineyard festival, open exclusively to radio contest [Read entire story]

Morrissey may or may not be performing at San Francisco’s Masonic

Morrissey doesn’t have the best reputation for showing up for his Bay Area concerts. His last-minute cancellations include dates at the Warfield in San Francisco in 2013, Paramount Theatre in Oakland in 2009 and Alice [Read entire story]

How those affected by fires will get tickets to Band Together Bay Area concert

Organizers of the Band Together Bay Area benefit concert, which takes place on Nov. 9 at AT&T Park, released some details on how free tickets will be distributed to first responders as well as volunteers and individuals [Read entire story]

Wine Country fire benefit adds Dead & Company, Raphael Saadiq, Rancid

Dead & Company, Raphael Saadiq and Rancid have joined the lineup of the Band Together Bay Area benefit concert set for Nov. 9 at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. The eclectic trio of Bay Area acts rounds out [Read entire story]

Fatboy Slim, Moby headline LoveBoat Halloween party

San Francisco’s annual Ghost Ship Halloween party marks its 10th anniversary with a LoveBoat Halloween edition, departing from Pier 70 on Friday, Oct. 27. A pair of ’90s-era electronic dance music [Read entire story]

M. Ward solo show moves to Terrapin Crossroads due to North Bay fires

M. Ward is involved with so many projects it’s hard to keep up. There’s his collaboration with Zooey Deschanel under the name She & Him; Monsters of Folk with Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes and Jim James of My Morning [Read entire story]

With $3 million grant, SFJazz expands middle school program

At a time when many arts and humanities programs in public schools are at risk of facing severe budget cuts — or being eliminated altogether — SFJazz is double doubling down on its effort to provide music education [Read entire story]

Wine Country fires: Local music community comes together for benefit concert

KC Turner was feeling distraught over the news of the wildfires ravaging Northern California, so he called up a few friends and quickly organized one of his signature house concerts with plans to donate 100 percent of [Read entire story]

Jesus and Mary Chain back together to make holy noise

Since forming the Jesus and Mary Chain in the early 1980s, brothers Jim and William Reid have regularly attempted to inflict major bodily harm on each other. This year they managed to rein in their animosity long enough [Read entire story]

Arcade Fire on the road with Infinite Content Tour

Arcade Fire may have confounded fans with its latest album, “Everything Now,” a wide-reaching and often uncharacteristic attempt at commenting on the public’s current state of cultural overconsumption. That [Read entire story]

Reminder: Arcade Fire postpones Oakland show to make way for Warriors opener

Don’t panic. Arcade Fire really did reschedule its Infinite Content tour stop, which was supposed to hit Oakland’s Oracle Arena on Tuesday, Oct. 17, to make way for the Golden State Warriors’ 2017-2018 season [Read entire story]

The National postpones Berkeley concerts due to air quality concerns

The indie rock band the National has postponed a pair of concerts this weekend at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley out of concern for the hazardous air quality in the Bay Area. Rescheduled dates for the [Read entire story]

Amidst raging fires, Napa venues hope to offer musical respite

As wildfires continue to ravage Northern California, several entertainment venues in the region that survived the blazes were forced to cancel shows over the weekend. Now they are worried that people are [Read entire story]