Songwriters in the Round at The Oakland Octopus October 19 7pm

Songwriters in the Round at Oakland Octopus Wed Oct 19 7:00PM $5-10 suggested This month includes: Valerie Jay, Wendy Beckerman, Austin Willacy and your host Deborah Crooks. Austin Willacy...more

Beauty Everywhere Record Release Show at The Back Room in Berkeley

I'm very excited to write that the release show for Beauty Everywhere is only two weeks away! Please don't miss this show! I'm playing with a superb band — Art Khu on piano, Mike Stevens on drums, Ben Bernstein on bass and Kwame Copeland on acoustic guitar/backing vocals ....more

September Songwriter Shows in San Carlos and San Francisco

Two fun songwriter series' to check out in September, at Clock Tower Music and the Bazaar Cafe: ...more

A photo posted

A photo posted by Deborah Crooks (@deborahrcrooks) on Aug 2, 2016 at 6:58am PDT Two of the main things my dad gave me were an avid interest in the news, and a love of the natural world. A veteran of WWII who felt immense pride in his vet status, he passed away 15 years ago, and I can only imagine him shaking his head with dismay, as I've been doing, at the events that have been filling the media. So as much as I've been staying current, I've made a practice of looking for beauty to stay hopeful, that is, taking lots of walks on the beach and in open space, noting the tides and drawing up bird lists, gleaning inspiration from other creatives, and charting how much sheer beauty surrounds me, surrounds us all ....more

Summer Sailstice is This Weekend June 18-19

Ahoy! Bay Station is playing 2pm -3:30pm 'poolside' at the Encinal Yacht Club as part of this weekend's Sailstice in San Francisco (Sailstice is a national happening!)....more

Thursday June 9: A Night of Americana at The Ivy Room

This week's fun: Thursday, June 9 at the Ivy Room in Albany, Bay Station shares a with Kate Burkart and Nate Jones & The Sloe Sippers, it's going to be a fine night. Three bands, $7, good vibes; hope to see you there! Thursday, June 9th, 2016 Bay Station (full band) at The Ivy Room with Nate Jones & The Slow Sippers, Kate Burkart Band 858 San Pablo AveAlbany, CA 94706510-524-9299...more

San Francsico International Arts Festival: Peter Whitehead's Mini Music Marathon

One of my favorite SF artists, musician/composer/songwriter Peter Whitehead is doing something really cool as part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival which wraps up this weekend, a mini music marathon! For eight hours, Peter will hold down Gallery 308, now filled with his instruments, and improvise with invited collaborators all afternoon and early evening....more

San Francisco Arts Festival: "HERE"

Several friends are featured in the San Francisco International Arts Festival taking place today through June 5. This weekend CALI & Co and Matt El bring there HERE show to Cowell Theater. CALI & CO dance/ Matt EL with guest collaborators Kyoungil Ong and Sooyeon Lyuh...more

What to Say...

This is so great: Prince and Sheryl Crow performing Everyday Is A Winding Road ...more

"Go Out and Make Some" Tour Recap

I wrapped up the Bay Station Duo...more