Jim Harrington, San Jose Mercury News

Jim Harrington

San Jose Mercury News

Oakland, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • East Bay Times
Past:
  • SGV Tribune
  • Whittier Daily News
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • Vacaville Reporter
  • L.A. Daily News
  • The Sun
  • Times-Standard
  • Oakland Tribune

Recent articles by Jim:

Bay Area New Year’s Eve: 12 awesome ways to celebrate Dec. 31

Social Distortion, Fantastic Negrito, Kaskade, Poncho Sanchez, Greg Proops, Meredith McHenry are among your best NYE bets in the Bay Area. → Read More

Popular Bay Area jazz musician killed after vehicle is struck by two trains

Jazz musician Andrew Speight, who taught at San Francisco State University, was involved in fatal collision at Broadway Caltrain station in Burlingame. → Read More

Review: Acclaimed rock act relives one of its greatest triumphs in Bay Area concert

Modest Mouse celebrated the 25th anniversary of “The Lonesome Crowded West” as it brought its concert tour to the Fox Theater in Oakland. → Read More

Fleetwood Mac star Christine McVie, ‘talented beyond measure,’ dies at 79

Christine McVie, a member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act Fleetwood Mac, has died at the age of 79. → Read More

Holidays 2022: Here are 12 cool new Christmas albums for the season

Looking for something new to listen to this holiday season? Try tnew Christmas albums by Backstreet Boys, Alicia Keys, Michael W. Smith and others. → Read More

Thanksgiving Day meals make holiday season brighter in Bay Area

On a day when many reflect on what they have, CityTeam ministries in San Jose, Two Star Market in Oakland provide free Thanksgiving Day meals for members of the community. → Read More

Public on-sale for Taylor Swift tour, including Bay Area dates, canceled by Ticketmaster

The Eras Tour, which includes a two-night stand at the San Francisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, was to go on-sale to the public on Nov. 18. → Read More

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir hosts 37th annual Holiday Concert

Terrance Kelly to lead the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir during its big Holiday Concert at Oakland Scottish Rite Center. → Read More

Here’s how the Warfield plans to celebrate its 100th anniversary

Grateful Dead legend Phil Lesh and Friends celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Warfield in San Francisco. → Read More

Here’s how the Warfield plans to celebrate its 100th anniversary

Grateful Dead legend Phil Lesh and Friends celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Warfield in San Francisco. → Read More

Two great alt-rock acts have something very special in store for fans

Modest Mouse performs at the Fox Theater in Oakland, while the Lemonheads hold court at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. → Read More

Bay Area restaurant playlists: Why you hear Stevie Nicks as you eat your gnocchi

Ever wonder why a certain song is being played while you eat at a restaurant? It might be because someone put a lot of thought into the playlist. → Read More

Bay Area restaurant playlists: Why you hear Stevie Nicks as you eat your gnocchi

Ever wonder why a certain song is being played while you eat at a restaurant? It might be because someone put a lot of thought into the playlist. → Read More

Review: Hollywood star Johnny Depp joins guitar hero Jeff Beck in San Jose

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jeff Beck and “Pirates of the Caribbean” star Johnny Depp brought their tour in support of “18” to the San Jose Civic. → Read More

Review: Hollywood star Johnny Depp joins guitar hero Jeff Beck in San Jose

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jeff Beck and “Pirates of the Caribbean” star Johnny Depp brought their tour in support of “18” to the San Jose Civic. → Read More

Bay Area favorite Lizzo brings Special Tour to Warriors’ Chase Center

Having headlined Outside Lands in 2021, Lizzo returns to San Francisco for a show with “Big Energy” star Latto at Chase Center. → Read More

Taylor Swift 2023 tour: Here’s how to get presale tickets for Bay Area show

Taylor Swift is heading back to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara and good seats are likely going to very tough to get. So, here’s how to score those coveted presale tickets. → Read More

Review: Iconic party band says farewell to Bay Area fans with fun concert

The B-52’s performed what may well be their final Bay Area concert at the Masonic in San Francisco. → Read More

Iconic British rock act mounts first U.S. concert tour in 25 years

The London Suede is finally back and ready to delight fans with the Manic Street Preachers at the Warfield in San Francisco. → Read More

Review: Pink Floyd great delivers a show for the ages for Bay Area fans

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets delivers a very different Pink Floyd experience than what you’ll get from Roger Waters or David Gilmour. → Read More