Mick Jagger Meets San Francisco Mayor Feinstein in 1981Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger met with San Francisco's then-mayor Dianne Feinstein to help her promote her "Save the Cable Cars" campaign in 1981.
Mick Jagger Breaks Reporter's GlassesRolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger played a little rough with a pesky radio reporter (Mike Sugerman, who went on to join the KPIX staff) who was trying to record an interview at Le Central restaurant in San Francisco in Oct. 1981
KPIX Reporter's Music Video 'Man on the Street'KPIX 5's Mike Hegedus and his producer Rita Davidson produced a music video as part of a series of reports on the recording industry
Bay Area Country-Music Bar Honors Victims of Thousand Oaks ShootingThe Saddle Rack bar in Fremont paid tribute to the victims of wednesday night's deadly mass shooting in Thousand Oaks with a moment of silence. Maria Medina reports. (11-8-18)
Sarah McKenzie Brings 'SF Paris Of The West' To Lesher Center In Walnut CreekSarah McKenzie talks to Bay Area Focus Michelle Griego about music and her upcoming world premiere concert at' Jazz at the Lesher Center' on Sept. 14, 2018. For more information go to lesherartscenter.showare.com.
Famed Bay Area Producer Remembers Aretha FranklinGrammy-winning musician and record producer Narada Michael Walden talked with KPIX 5's Andria Borba about his experience working with soul music icon Aretha Franklin who died Thursday at age 76. (8-16-18)
Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, 1942-2018Aretha Franklin died Thursday morning at her home in Detroit after a long battle with cancer. She was 76 years old. (8-16-18)
Folclórico Dance Group in San Jose Puts Unique Spin on TraditionThe Ensamble Folclórico Colibri dance group is made up of mostly LGBT community in San Jose and they are partnering with a traditional folklórico troupe from Jalisco to perform dances with twists: two men or two women dancing in what is traditionally a female-male pairing, Devin Fehely reports. (8-15-18)
Thousands Jam Into Golden Gate Park for Outside Lands FestivalBetty Yu headed to Golden Gate Park Friday to check out the sights, sounds -- and food -- on the first day of Outside Lands. (8-10-18)
Newly-Released Photos Document Historic Johnny Cash Prison PerformancesNewly-released photographs show Johnny Cash as he performed at Folsom Prison in 1968, and later at San Quentin State Prison in 1969. Allen Martin reports. (7-13-18)
BottleRock Festival Kicks Off in NapaOrganizers are expecting roughly 120,000 people at this year's BottleRock music festival in Napa. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-25-18)
Black Women Rock Comes To YBCA's 2019 Spring Transform FestivalBay Area Focus welcomes artist jessica Care moore, producer of Black Women Rock! They will be performing this year at the 2018 Spring Transform Festival at Yerba Buena Center of the Arts.
The Stanford Harmonics & UC Berkeley Men's Octet Perform LIVE!The Stanford Harmonics and the UC Berkeley Men's Octet give Bay Area Focus a sneak preview of their upcoming show at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek, 'College Notes.' Enjoy!
Bay Area Fans Remember Legendary Bay Area DJ Cameron PaulA man known as 'the godfather of mixing' in the Bay Area has died. Maria Medina tells us about the life and music of legendary DJ, Cameron Paul.
George Cole Performs L-O-V-EGeorge Cole performs L-O-V-E for host Michelle Griego. It's a sneak peak at his Valentine's Day performance with the George Cole Trio at Feinstein's at the Nikko in San Francisco..
S.F. Symphony Concert, Chinese New Year Parade Celebrate Year of the DogThe annual Chinese New Year Parade through downtown San Francisco is expected to draw tens of thousands to the city to celebrate the Year of the Dog. Andria Borba reports. (2-23-18)
San Francisco Symphony Rehearses Chinese New Year Concert at DaviesOn Saturday, the San Francisco Symphony will hold a Lunar New Year concert at 3 p.m. at Davies Symphony Hall as well as a post-concert dinner. The family event draws on ancient and contemporary Asian traditions. Elizabeth Cook reports. (2-23-18)
Crowd Comes Out To Celebrate The Life Of Gospel Great Edwin HawkinsGospel music fans came out in full force to remember Oakland native Edwin Hawkins. Mark Sayre reports. (2/6/18)
It's Grammy Time!Dallas Osborn from the NEW ALT 105.3 and Billy Vidal from Q102SF share their Grammy picks and favorites with BAF's Michelle Griego.
Bay Area Hip-Hop Group 'Alphabet Rockers' Nominated For GrammyA Bay Area hip-hop group has been nominated for a Grammy. Betty Yu met the 'Alphabet Rockers' who are up for Best Children's Album.
Oakland Native Kehlani Goes for Grammys GoldJust a few years ago, she was couch surfing and homeless. But now, young Oakland native Kehlani has a huge contract with Atlantic Records millions of social media followers and two new Grammy nominations. Betty Yu reports. (1-26-18)
Bay Area Favorite K.Flay Is Lone Woman Among Grammy Rock NomineesMore than 90 percent of Grammy nominees since 2013 have been men. But among the 10 percent is an artist with deep Bay Area ties. Betty Yu reports. (1-26-18)
Gospel Singer Edwin Hawkins Dies At 74Gospel star and Oakland native Edwin Hawkins has died. John Ramos tells us, the singer was battling pancreatic cancer and died in his home in Pleasanton.
Inside Folsom Prison 50 Years After Johnny Cash Made It FamousKPIX 5's Allen Martin takes viewers on a look inside Folsom Prison, a half century after a legendary concert by Johnny Cash that gave the world Folsom Prison Blues. (1-1-18)