In 1966, San Francisco’s Candlestick Park hosted The Beatles‘ final show. Now Paul McCartney is offering to return the favor by headlining the stadium’s final show before it gets knocked down in 2014. The city’s mayor Ed Lee told the San Francisco […]
Outside Lands has come along way from the time the area received its nickname. 130 years ago, Outside Lands was an uninhabitable and inaccessible patch of sand dunes. Today, the beautiful state park is host […]
Two members of Led Zeppelin made surprise appearances — albeit separately — at San Francisco’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival over the weekend. On Saturday, Robert Plant joined folk singer Patty Griffin during her solo acoustic performance at the free festival. Meanwhile, John Paul Jones, who has spent more time supporting other artists than making his own records in recent years, made three guest appearances.
Singer Scott McKenzie, famous for singing “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)” — a hit in 1967 during the city’s “Summer of Love” — has died.
All-American rock and roll legends Metallica, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young & Crazy Horse topped the bill at this year’s Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco with lots of volume, scores of classic songs and even some good, old-fashioned love.
The artists we revere the most tend to be the most serious ones. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bob Dylan[/lastfm], poet of a generation. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm], guitar god. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm], philosopher. There’s nothing wrong with that. Being […]
Today’s ‘Tickets @ 2′ hit to listen for is by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Scott McKenzie[/lastfm], “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)” The song was written by John Phillips of The Mama’s & Papa’s, […]