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Songwriters often refer to their songs as "their babies." In the case of Glass Animals singer Dave Bayley, he can say his group's hugely popular latest album, "Dreamland," was literally born at a hospital.

Stephen Ewers, aka DJ Sparkle, was an unsung hero of our local music community. He was a respected and accomplished DJ as well as the singer for the groundbreaking band Black Diamond. He did so with very little fanfare and with a workman's-like ethic of getting the job done and done well.

Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace is bringing back a popular tradition: the Cinco de Mayo concert with local party band Mento Buru. Tickets are on sale now for the Supreme Cinco Pachanga.

After a two-year hiatus, the Kern County Music Educators' Association and the Bakersfield College Jazz Studies Program will present the fifth annual KCMEA Jazz Day at Bakersfield College on Thursday.

In only its second year, 3 Days in Space is almost sold out days before it opens this weekend. Act quickly to snag admission to this hot ticket of a festival at The Empty Space.

While the streets of Bakersfield wash green this St. Patrick's Day weekend, a quieter — but quite potent — musical event will be happening March 18 when the Southern California-based Duo Apollon performs at Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

Mastering a large digital instrument with a piano keyboard, bellows and left-hand chord buttons would be a challenge for most retirees. But for retired Cal State Bakersfield psychology professor Richard Noel, the Roland digital accordion has become a fairly new passion and even career.

After livestreaming performances in a partnership with the Fox Theater last spring, country legend Dwight Yoakam will be live and in person this May at the downtown venue.

Even as we gain momentum into the new year, there are some lingering 2021 releases that merit attention, along with a few current ones that are worthy of the same. If anything, they're reminders as to how wonderfully weird, textured and adventurous our local musicians are and how they acquie…

Bluegrass lovers have a reason to celebrate this week with the return of the Great 48 Jam. Organizers opted to make some changes recently to ensure the annual event will be as safe as possible.

After a nearly two-year gap since the last Sunday show in the Dukes Memorial Concert Series at First Congregational Church/UCC, the concert board is inaugurating its 2022 season on Sunday with a contemporary gospel event courtesy of The Crown of Life Praise Team.

Get ready bluegrass lovers, it's about that time for the return of the Great 48 bluegrass jam. Organized by the California Bluegrass Association, this year's three-day gathering will include performances by A.J. Lee & Blue Summit and Crying Uncle.