Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Barbara Golden
Composer, performer, producer.
Barbara Golden, who wrote her first song when she was 40, is an artist living in the SF Bay Area. Born in Montreal, the escaped housewife/schoolteacher studied at Mills College with Terry Riley, Bob Ashley, Lou Harrison and Maggi Payne. Since 1985 she’s done politically incorrect performance raunch: WIGband, Balinese music: Gamelan Sekar Jaya, and radio: producer, host, board operator of Crack o’ Dawn for Pacifica KPFA Berkeley. Her vids including the prizewinning Take Me Out to the Ballgame have been shown in festivals worldwide. Barbara Golden’s Greatest Hits, her cookbook/cd, beloved for its tasty recipes and tasteless songs, sold out its second edition. Barb has performed with many indie groups: Matmos, The Residents, The Hub, Blectum from Blectum etc. She plays keyboards & backup vocals for The Golden Path. For more on Golden google: Me and Irving and Conversations at the Crack o’ Dawn.
Upcoming Events:

Sunday, April 14 2019 7:00 PM
Pro Arts [The Forum at Frank H Ogawa Plaza Oakland]

An hour-long interspecies sonic landscape/ambient environment featuring Lulu, African Grey Parrot, with Wendy Reid, violin; Brenda Hutchinson, long tube instrument; Aurora Josephson, voice; Ron Heglin, tuba; The Mills Contemporary Performance Ensemble; and Musicians of Frog Pond 433.  More...