Solano County will be rocking for three days this weekend when the annual BottleRock festival returns. BottleRock is a three-day, delicacy-fueled foray into the absolute best music, wine, food and beer the world has [...]
The public is invited to attend the 2015 Cherry Festival Parade, which will take place on Saturday, June 6 beginning at 10 a.m. The parade will commence at the San Leandro Boys & Girls [...]
The late vocalist Sista Monica Parker was blessed with an uncanny power to move people. She could bring audiences to tears, whether belting the blues on nightclub and festival stages or wailing gospel songs in [...]
By William G. McCray, ObnoxiousTV Everything Is Going Down, But The Word Of God… Lifetime is rolling out a new docuseries called Preach in June. Core Media Group is producing the series, which [...]
Blending soul, dance, and community, Oakland is set to break a new Guinness World Record for the “Largest Soul Train Line” on Saturday, June 20 at deFremery Park, 1651 Adeline St. in West Oakland.
Even though blues pioneer Bob Geddins wrote and produced numerous national hit records between 1948 and 1961 – by such blues and R&B artists as Lowell Fulson, Sugar Pie DeSanto and Jimmy McCracklin, the Oakland [...]
Richard Torrence’s inspirational musical stage play, “Lord Why Can’t I Do Right?” is returning to the Bay Area with two shows at the Black Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, May 29 and 30. In association with [...]
By Sir William G. McCray, ObnoxiousTV The Golden State Warriors won the all-important Game 5 over the Memphis Grizzlies 98-78 on Wednesday night. It was some star power in the Oracle cheering for the [...]
By Sanya Panwar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi Biracial beauty Ariana Miyamoto was crowned Miss Japan 2015 and will represent her country at the Miss Universe 2015 pageant.
Veteran Bay Area vocalist Faye Carol doesn’t like being tagged a “jazz singer” or “blues singer,” although she sings both. “Music is in the ear of the beholder,” says the longtime Berkeley resident. “Those are [...]