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Gay Rapper Andre Xcellence X-cersizes in Music Video For His New Song, "Werk Out"

MUSIC | Feb 3
EDM/Pop rapper Andre Xcellence launches the New Year with "Werk Out," his brand new over-the-top club banger that is guaranteed to party off the pounds.

Taylor Mac :: Queering American Popular Music

MUSIC | By Richard Dodds | Jan 17
Performer-writer-provocateur Taylor Mac is pretty much impossible to categorize, so what to make of "A 24-Decade History of Popular Music?"

Out There :: Operatic Offerings

MUSIC | By Roberto Friedman | Jan 16
The season kicks off on Sept. 9 with Umberto Giordano's "Andrea Chenier," featuring the SFO debuts of South Korean tenor Yonghoon Lee, Italian soprano Anna Pirozzi, Georgian baritone George Gagnidze and American mezzo-soprano J'nai Bridges.

Sutton Foster Drops In

MUSIC | By Richard Dodds | Jan 10
Two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster became a high school dropout the first time she played San Francisco, and a college dropout for her second visit. Now she's headed back, and not too worried about ageism.

Every Good Boy Does Fine :: A Chat with Jeremy Denk

MUSIC | By Joel Martens | Jan 9
To call Jeremy Denk a gifted pianist and musician, is to set unnecessary limitations.

Indie Music Man Eric Himan Returns to SF

MUSIC | By Jim Provenzano | Jan 2
It's been a while, but Eric Himan, the award-winning independent singer-songwriter, will return to perform on January 10 at The Chapel in San Francisco, this time on a bill with The Gregory Douglas Band and Jeff Campbell.

Changing the Composition of Classical Music

MUSIC | Jan 1
Just four percent of classical American symphony musicians are black; but that's not for lack of talent.

Steve Grand :: An All-American Boy for Today

MUSIC | By Frank J. Avella | Dec 29
"Whatever way you identity yourself, whatever identity you want to create for yourself... it's yours for the creating. And nothing should keep you from being who you want to be." This and more from Steve Grand in the exclusive EDGE interview!

Out There :: Opera of Epic Proportions

MUSIC | By Roberto Friedman | Dec 26
San Francisco Opera will offer the world premiere of "Dream of the Red Chamber," an adaptation of the epic 18th-century Chinese novel, by composer/co-librettist Bright Sheng and co-librettist David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly).

Voices Raised on High

MUSIC | By Brian Bromberger | Dec 20
Celebrating its 38th season, the two-time Grammy award-winning Chanticleer is performing its annual Christmas concerts in the Bay Area, most recently at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland.

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