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:
  • 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:

Cruel World by the Bay: Classic ’80s acts head our way

Bauhaus, Psychedelic Furs, Missing Persons, Blondie, the Damned among the acts scheduled to perform in San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Napa areas. → Read More

Hip-hop superstar Kendrick Lamar sets 2 Bay Area dates

Kendrick Lamar is heading back to the Bay Area. The hip-hop superstar will bring the Big Steppers Tour to Oakland Arena on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Lamar also performs Aug. 30 at Golden 1 Center in Sac… → Read More

‘An Evening with C.S. Lewis’ comes to downtown San Jose

Here’s how to get half-price discount tickets to see “An Evening with C.S. Lewis” at the Montgomery Theater in San Jose. → Read More

Oakland artist dies before finishing album, so friends complete work

Jewlia Eisenberg, best known for her work with Charming Hostess, died at the age of 50 before completing “The Ginzburg Geography.” → Read More

Rock icon talks Prince marriage proposal, hanging with Zappa

We chat with ’80s icon Dale Bozzio of the Missing Persons, who has just released “Life Is So Strange – Missing Persons, Frank Zappa, Prince & Beyond.” → Read More

Review: Terri Nunn leads Berlin in concert at Guild Theatre

“It’s gorgeous. They spared no expense,” Berlin vocalist Terri Nunn said of the newly opened Guild Theatre in Menlo Park. → Read More

Review: Paul McCartney amazes during first of two Oakland shows

The Beatles legend wows fans during a marathon concert that lasted some 2 hours and 40 minutes and included some of the greatest songs of all time. → Read More

One of the Bay Area’s oldest dive bars is set to reopen

Get ready for Thee Stork Club — yes, with an extra “e” in the name — with is set to open with a show featuring John Waters, Shannon Shaw. → Read More

Dolly Parton, Eminem among 2022 Rock Hall of Fame inductees

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2022 also includes Lionel Richie, Duran Duran, Eurythmics, Carly Simon, Pat Benatar. → Read More

Review: Lorde shines like the sun during San Francisco concert

“It is my absolute privilege to be with you tonight,” Lorde tells fans during her sold-out Solar Power Tour stop at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. → Read More

Cool North Bay music festival returns with jam-packed lineup

The second annual Mare Island Dock of the Bay Festival features Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Eric Gales, Mother Hips, Vinyl and more. → Read More

Stern Grove Festival unleashes its ‘best lineup ever’ for 2022

Grateful Dead legend Phil Lesh, Tower of Power, Too $hort, Toro Y Moi, Liz Phair, Taj Mahal, LeAnn Rimes, Cat Power highlight lineup. → Read More

This space-rock epic is an early contender for best album of 2022

J. Spaceman (aka, Jason Pierce) delivers amazing work on “Everything Was Beautiful,” the latest album from British space rock troupe Spiritualized. → Read More

San Jose bluesman cuts short Russia tour, organizes Ukraine benefit concert

Acclaimed blues artist J.C. Smith, who was in Russia at the start of the Ukraine invasion, is hosting a benefit concert for Doctors Without Borders. → Read More

San Jose bluesman cuts short Russia tour, organizes Ukraine benefit concert

Acclaimed blues artist J.C. Smith, who was in Russia at the start of the Ukraine invasion, is hosting a benefit concert for Doctors Without Borders. → Read More

3 top concert picks for San Francisco Bay Area music fans

Get tickets to see Joey Alexander, For King & Country, Mountain Goats perform concerts in San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Cruz, Walnut Creek. → Read More

Alameda County Fair announces big concert lineup for 2022

Sheila E., Blue Oyster Cult, Clay Walker, Everlast, Ginuwine, 38 special among the acts set to appear at the 2022 Alameda County Fair. → Read More

Alameda County Fair announces big concert lineup for 2022

Sheila E., Blue Oyster Cult, Clay Walker, Everlast, Ginuwine, 38 special among the acts set to appear at the 2022 Alameda County Fair. → Read More

Legendary Bay Area band unleashes first single from new album

“You Got the Best of Me” is the first single from “Freedom,” the first studio album of new material from Journey in over a decade. → Read More

Encanto Sing-Along Film Concert Tour set to thrill Disney fans

We may not talk about Bruno, but Disney fans will certainly sing about him when Encanto: The Sing-Along Film Concert Tour hits the Bay Area. → Read More