The Bay Bridged | Mar 05, 2014
Listen to The Bay Bridged mix of bands playing the Bay Area in March 2014, including: Bart Davenport, Cellar Doors, Carsick Cars, Mirah, Perfect Pussy and more.
Music | Mar 04, 2014
Fresh from a Grammy win for Best Tropical Latin Album, local 19-piece Pacific Mambo Orchestra joins KQED's Forum to discuss their local history and the return of the big band Latin sound. By Amanda Stupi
Event | Mar 03, 2014
Once a driving force behind the swing music revival of the 1990s, Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers are still going strong with a four-night residency at SFJAZZ celebrating blues and jazz legends. By Andrew Gilbert
Noise Pop | Mar 02, 2014
Listen to Noise Pop's new music mix for March 2014 featuring cuts by Angel Olsen, Cloud Nothings, Tokyo Police Club, YACHT, Future Islands and more.
Music | Feb 26, 2014
Zydeco lovers across the country are getting ready for Fat Tuesday. Local zydeco musician Andre Thierry keeps the tradition alive by teaching youngsters how to play. By Rachel Dornhelm
Event | Feb 24, 2014
Noise Pop Industries General Manager Dawson Ludwig, who is also the host of KQED's Noise Pop podcast, talks Noise Pop history, what "indie" and "alt" mean today and picks his favorite bands out of the 2014 lineup. By T.J. Mimbs
Music | Feb 19, 2014
Oakland band DRMS' latest release American 707 is many things -- a suite of songs, a soundtrack, and a video work. By Amanda Roscoe Mayo
The Bay Bridged | Feb 19, 2014
Listen to The Bay Bridged mix of 14 local bands to look out for in 2014, including: Kitten Grenade, Satan Wriders, Fronds, Chasms, Cold Beat, Golden Drugs and more.
Music | Feb 17, 2014
Watch Off/Page's new video, This is Home, which weaves the narratives of a new investigation about the failures of Richmond, CA's public housing agency with three poets' experiences growing up in Richmond. By José Vadi, Off/Page Project
Noise Pop | Feb 14, 2014
Listen to Noise Pop's mix of complicated love songs featuring Fiona Apple, Magnetic Fields, Lauryn Hill, Sun Kil Moon and more.
The musician everyone wants playing on their record co-founded Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and just put out his debut solo album. Hear him perform songs from the record.
Sutton and host Michael Feinstein compare back-to-back versions of jazz standards "Fly Me to the Moon" and "Without a Song" in a session.
Hear an interview with the Puerto Rican singer and musician known as Visitante, plus new material from rapper Ana Tijoux, La Santa Cecilia and more.
Host Marian McPartland talks to her longtime friend and idol on the first episode, recorded in 1978 with Williams and bassist Ronnie Boykins.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Women's History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month.
Where's the Rain?
KQED covers news about California's drought, offers water-saving tips, and more.