Aidin Vaziri, SF Chronicle

Aidin Vaziri

SF Chronicle

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Aidin:

Taylor Swift blasts Ticketmaster mess: 'It really pisses me off'

The pop star said Ticketmaster assured her team it could handle the high demand. → Read More

California’s new poet laureate is a community college teacher from Fresno

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Lee Herrick 'writes movingly about his identity as a Californian.“ → Read More

Taylor Swift cancels Eras Tour public ticket sale after Ticketmaster ‘broke’

Fans who did not score presale tickets are out of luck. → Read More

‘Swarm’ of variants is driving up California COVID cases. Is this the start of the next surge?

New coronavirus subvariants are rapidly spreading across the country and California. Cases... → Read More

Yes, Lizzo bought a platinum flute at this San Francisco shop

The pop superstar named her new instrument after the Warriors' Steph Curry. → Read More

COVID, flu and RSV spikes are straining Bay Area hospitals — and it’s hitting ‘our youngest children’

Triple blow of COVID, flu and RSV causing real concern among health officials. → Read More

Bay Area holiday concerts are back! Here's where to get festive in 2022

The seasonal shows that will make your days merry and bright and have your ears ringing through the night. → Read More

Annoyed by Christmas music? Paula West’s first holiday show could be the one for you

S.F. jazz singer is working with arrangers Adam Shulman and Eric Reed, and plans to mix in a few of her signature Bob Dylan covers. → Read More

Taylor Swift fans crash Ticketmaster due to ‘historically unprecedented demand’

The presale was pushed back to 3 p.m. for all the West Coast dates, including Swift's stops at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. → Read More

Morrissey cancels L.A. show after 30 minutes because it was ‘extremely cold’

The British singer is scheduled to perform two Bay Area dates this week. → Read More

Roberta Flack reveals ALS diagnosis, making it ‘impossible to sing’

'It will take a lot more than ALS to silence this icon,' the singer's manager said. → Read More

COVID in California: UCSF’s Wachter now says he won’t dine indoors in S.F.

He reversed his personal stance on indoor dining in San Francisco. → Read More

Anita Baker is bringing her first tour in 28 years to Oakland. Here’s the presale code

The Grammy-winning R&B singer plans to embark on her first full tour since 1995. → Read More

Taylor Swift adds second Bay Area date to Eras Tour, tickets on sale next week

The chart-topping pop star will return to the home of the San Francisco 49ers for two dates next summer. → Read More

Twitter layoffs: Curation team that tried to 'contextualize' viral tweets reportedly eliminated

Elon Musk has begun laying off as many as half of Twitter's employees. California says it did not receive required advance notice of layoffs. → Read More

Taylor Swift is coming back to the Bay Area. Here’s how to get tickets

The singer is returning to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara next summer. → Read More

Huey Lewis and the News sells music catalog for millions

The deal includes hits such as “Heart of Rock & Roll,” “I Want a New Drug” and “The Power of Love.” → Read More

Jello Biafra shares tribute to late Dead Kennedys drummer D.H. Peligro

“I feel like I’ve been hit by a train,” Biafra said in a social media post. → Read More

Dead Kennedys drummer D.H. Peligro, 63, dies after accidental fall, band says

Peligro, who also played with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, performed on the Dead Kennedys' early albums and later rejoined the band. → Read More

COVID in California: Only 7.3% of eligible Americans have gotten new booster

Only 22.8 million Americans have received the updated shot, says the CDC. → Read More