Since the advent of the COVID era, more and more touring musicians have been stepping off the live-music industry treadmill and venturing into the up-close-and-personal realm of intimate living-room shows.

Even as Kern County settles into the red tier, we're still waiting for the return of event venues. But we don't have to wait in silence thanks to the Fox Theater, which continues its "Live Stream Vaccine: The Second Dose" series of livestream concerts.

The Fox Theater recently announced it will be hosting its second round of “Live Stream Vaccine” shows starting in March. The livestreaming concert series will once again be a collaboration between the Fox Theater, Channel 23ABC and the series’ presenting sponsor Visit Bakersfield.

Marc Broussard’s breakout song “Home” describes almost perfectly where most of us have been for the last year. We’ve either been home, going home or wish we could have a break from being home. Broussard, a 39-year-old walking, breathing, singing and playing powerhouse of "bayou soul" — a mix…

Musician Dylan Geurtsen is poised for a breakthrough year with his upstart label, Killer Kern Records. Started as a way to both bolster credibility in dealing with the music industry, the label has since put out other music he likes with some killer new releases in the pipeline.

Professional musicians Dieter Wulfhorst and wife Susan Doering lost almost everything they owned when the Creek Fire ravaged homes in and near Shaver Lake in September. They did manage to save several instruments, some sheet music and Charlie, their feral cat. Their mountain home in Auberry …

Before we head into Thanksgiving week, take some time to celebrate with a concert of Americana music with the Fox Theater's "Live Stream Vaccine: The Entertainment Cure" livestream concert series. Local performers Orphan Jon and The Abandoned along with Charlie Zanne Band will perform on Friday.

Music lovers missing that Bakersfield Sound are in luck this week with the latest show in Fox Theater's "Live Stream Vaccine: The Entertainment Cure" livestream concert series. Friday's performance will feature Johnny Owens and the Buck Fever Band and Joe Peters.

After years of playing music on stages across town with his band Soulajar or as a campus pastor at New Life Church, local musician Jim Ranger caused quite a stir Monday on the season premiere of NBC’s singing competition “The Voice."

Miguel Sanchez and Mike and Shila Fowler have parlayed their passion for the dark side into enterprising ventures. Sanchez with his restaurant Rock & Wings, who just opened up their second location on Niles Street and the Fowlers with their new restaurant Heresy Rock and Roll Grill direc…

The Fox Theater's "Live Stream Vaccine: The Entertainment Cure" livestream concert series returns this week with a jam-packed lineup of local rap and hip-hop performers.

Americana fans have plenty of reasons to tune in on Friday for the latest show in Fox Theater's "Live Stream Vaccine: The Entertainment Cure" livestream concert series. This week Caleb Henry and The Customs will perform as well as Sammy Kay.

With the rise of the internet, it’s never been easier for artists to distribute their music. Those not looking for the “big time” but just wanting to be heard can do so on every major platform to be listened to anywhere in the world with a click of a button.