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Fog City Blues: Balkan Bump

Mar 11, 2020

Balkan Bump is the newest project from Bay Area trumpet player, producer and ethnomusicologist Will Magid.

Fog City Blues: Fanfare Zambaleta

Dec 12, 2018

Fanfare Zambaleta was incubated in the Zambaleta Music and Dance School in San Francisco and has since transformed into a full-fledged juggernaut of a band, featuring some of the Bay Area's most exciting young players and seasoned veterans. 

Fog City Blues: Inspector Gadje

Feb 22, 2017
John Nilsen Studios

With up to 14 musicians (12 horns and 2 percussionists), Bay Area-San Francisco-based Inspector Gadje brings a big sound to the beautiful and bumpin’ brass band music of the Balkans of south-eastern Europe.

50+ Bay Area musicians and artists honor one of the most inspiring albums of all time.

Weekend Go-Tos for July 8, 2016

Jul 8, 2016

Our roundup of suggested events to check out this weekend around the Bay Area.