I can say from personal experience that there's a definite bright side to performing as a duo. There's less equipment to lug around, fewer musicians to worry about and a potential for a symbiotic musical connection with the ability to move and flow in a way that's usually more difficult with…

Local jazz fans have been able to enjoy the talents of Bakersfield College's jazz musicians at concerts in the garden this year at the Bakersfield Museum of Art but these performers are headed back to where it all started on the northeast campus.

Editor's note: On Oct. 28, the concert with Oingo Boingo Former Members, DramaRama and Missing Persons set for Oct. 29 was rescheduled to June 3, 2022. Ticket holders were asked to hang onto their tickets, which will be honored for the new performance date. Additional questions should be dir…

On Sunday, the Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra will perform its fall concert before a live audience at Country Oaks Baptist Church. Under the direction of David Newby, the musicians will honor their peer Paul Granna, who played tuba at the June concert and recently died from COVID-19.

Editor's note: On Dec. 1, due to a COVID-19-related circumstances beyond the Fox Theater's control, the ATCK performance set for Dec. 10 was canceled. Refunds were issued to those who paid by card. Those who purchased tickets with cash must visit the Fox's box office with your tickets and ID…

As we find ourselves descending into yet another spooky season, the scariest part of this weekend will be the sheer amount of quality shows to attend this Saturday night alone. A truly terrifying prospect for the indecisive.

The Yee Yee Nation has another reason to celebrate: If fans missed last month's Concerts for the Causes or they just want to see Granger Smith again, they'll have another chance this fall when the country musician plays the Fox Theater.

The 44th annual Fiddlin’ Down the Tracks Old Time Fiddle Contest is coming Friday and Saturday to Tehachapi's Country Oaks Baptist Church.

Editor's note: On Nov. 3, the Fox Theater announced the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra performance scheduled for Nov. 18 was canceled due to a COVID-19 related circumstance beyond the theater's control. Refunds are being issued to those who purchased tickets with a card; those who paid with…

One year in business is an accomplishment in itself, but during a pandemic year that's something else entirely. So it's understandable that Rock & Wings in northeast Bakersfield wants to celebrate, which it will do Saturday with an anniversary bash with live music, DJs, specials and more.

Omnivore Recordings has had a fruitful relationship with Buck Owens Enterprises, with numerous releases over the last 12 years. The latest comes as a request from fans, who want the albums from the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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