Culture of San Francisco, California

  1. 15 Million Hits Later, YouTube Symphony Makes Live Debut

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Even before they played their first note together, they were listed as one of the world's most inspiring orchestras. Part publicity stunt by its producers, part vanity trip by its participants, part opportunity to attract a younger crowd to c ...

  2. Bill Graham Foundation To Host N.Y. Benefit

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In memory of the legendary concert promoter who helped revolutionize the modern day live entertainment business, the San Francisco-based Bill Graham Memorial Foundation is holding its first East Coast benefit concert May 27 at the Fillmore New Yor ...

  3. Martin To Open Fillmore Miami

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin will be the inaugural act to play at the new Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater. Martin, who is in the midst of his "Black & White" international tour, brings his show back to Miami ...

  4. Live Nation Expands Fillmore To Miami

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 2,700-capacity Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami is the latest venue to join Live Nation's rejuvenated Fillmore brand. Live Nation has finalized a 10-year pact (with a five-year extension) with the Miami Beach City Commission, to operate, m ...

  5. Live Nation Expands Fillmore Franchise

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation will greatly expand its Fillmore franchise with new Fillmore venues in New York, Philadelphia and Detroit, with others to follow. They join Fillmore venues in San Francisco and Denver. In New York that concept will debut on April 11 wi ...

  6. Wolfgang's Vault Files Countersuit Over Archives

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST A rock archive Web site is fighting back against a copyright lawsuit brought by some of music's most notable classic rock acts, dragging two major record labels into the battle. In December, Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead, Santana and the Do ...

  7. Chet Helms Dead At 62

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Janis Joplin manager retired last year. Chet Helms, the "father of the Summer of Love," who brought Janis Joplin to San Francisco, died Saturday (June 25) from stroke complications at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. H ...

  8. Classical Score

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony offer Mahler's Second Symphony on an SFS Media CD. Read Anastasia Tsioulcas' column. Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony offer Mahler's Second Symphony on an SFS ...

  9. Geldof To Be Honored At Expanded Brits

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Anniversary awards gala set for Feb. 9. Anniversary awards gala set for Feb. 9. News ...

  10. Classical Score

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han keep busy with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Music@Menlo. Read Anastasia Tsioulcas' column. Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han keep busy with the Chamber Music Society of Lincol ...

  11. Classical Score

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michael Tilson Thomas educates younger generations about classical music with a new PBS show, "Keeping Score: MTT on Music." Read Anastasia Tsioulcas' column. Michael Tilson Thomas educates younger generations about classical music ...

  12. In The Paint Becomes Koch

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Name change follows that of Audium. Name change follows that of Audium. News ...

  13. Nashville Scene

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nashville-based Audium Records has changed its name to Koch Records because the Audium name is too closely identified with country music. Nashville-based Audium Records has changed its name to Koch Records because the Audium name is too closely id ...