Jim Harrington, East Bay Times

Jim Harrington

East Bay Times

Oakland, CA, United States

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

Recent articles by Jim:

Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani bring drive-in concert experience to Bay Area

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are hosting a drive-in concert experience that screens in Concord, Pleasanton & Sacramento. Here’s how to get tickets. → Read More

San Jose’s Doobie Brothers will miss out on Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

The 35th Rock Hall Induction Ceremony is canceled, impacting Doobies and rest of Class of 2020. Instead, there will be an HBO special about inductees. → Read More

Sons of Soul Revivers celebrate 50 years of glorious gospel music

The acclaimed Bay Area gospel act, which got its start in 1970, is still going strong in 2020 and has just released a brand new studio album. → Read More

Bay Area residents venture out for Fourth of July weekend even as coronavirus cases rise

Beach closures fail to deter some fun-seekers, but crowds were manageable → Read More

Bay Area COVID car wash fundraiser: Dunk politicians, hear local bands, geek out on virtual reality show

Relief-o-Rama in San Bruno includes live bands, a politician dunk tank, comedy and a virtual reality show you watch in a car wash. → Read More

Phish takes fans back to Berkeley for ‘Dinner and a Movie’

Ten years ago, Phish visited Berkeley to perform its first shows at Greek Theatre in over 15 years. Here's how you can relive those fantastic nights. → Read More

Fourth of July playlist: Here are the Top 10 fireworks songs

Looking for a hot soundtrack for the Fourth? Listen to fireworks songs from Katy Perry, Drake, J. Cole, First Aid Kit, Jimmy Eat World and other acts. → Read More

Sammy Hagar clarifies controversial statement about sacrificing for economy

“Big picture, it’s about getting back to work in a safe and responsible way and getting this economy rolling again. I will do my part. I stand by that.” → Read More

Dilbert creator Scott Adams: ‘I lost my TV show for being white’

Pleasanton resident Scott Adams, the creator of the popular character Dilbert, says that, in total, he's lost three jobs due to the color of his skin. → Read More

Garth Brooks Drive-In Concert: What to know before you go

Here's what you need to know before attending the big Garth Brooks concert event scheduled for some 300 drive-in movie theaters in North America. → Read More

San Jose State to operate Hammer Theatre for up to 35 years

SJSU has run Hammer Theatre since 2016. “This has been such a successful model in so many ways,” says Kerry Adams Hapner, San José director of cultural affairs. → Read More

San Jose State to operate Hammer Theatre for up to 35 years

SJSU has run Hammer Theatre since 2016. “This has been such a successful model in so many ways," says Kerry Adams Hapner, San José director of cultural affairs. → Read More

Michael B. Jordan wants you to go to the drive-in for free

Star of "Black Panther," "Fruitvale Station," "Creed" joins forces with Amazon Studios to present series spotlighting multicultural voices in cinema. → Read More

Van Halen legend David Lee Roth announces he’s changed his name

Taking inspiration from Lady Antebellum changing name to Lady A, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer David Lee Roth has also announced he’s changed his name. → Read More

Sammy Hagar willing to trade people’s lives for the economy

"I will die for my children and my grandchildren to have a life anywhere close to the life that I had in this wonderful country," former Van Halen star says. → Read More

John Fogerty: ‘I’m not dying for Donald Trump’

East Bay native John Fogerty, who came to fame with Creedence Clearwater Revival, calls the coronavirus "so real and so scary and life-threatening." → Read More

Dixie Chicks drop the ‘Dixie” and change name to ‘the Chicks’

Grammy-winning country music group follows the lead of Lady A (formerly Lady Antebellum), dropping objectionable word often associated with slavery. → Read More

Outside Lands cancels 2020 festival, but announces 2021 lineup

Organizers made official what was long expected: Outside Lands won’t be happening in 2020. But festival plans to return in 2021 with great lineup. → Read More

Jai Uttal: ‘My concerts are, in fact, yoga sessions’

Grammy-nominated sacred music artist Jai Uttal, a Bay Area resident since the early 1970s, hopes his music can bring “calm to the most anxious minds.” → Read More

Jai Uttal: ‘My concerts are, in fact, yoga sessions’

Grammy-nominated sacred music artist Jai Uttal, a Bay Area resident since the early 1970s, hopes his music can bring “calm to the most anxious minds.” → Read More