Soundwaves Xmas 2016

Welcome to the official home of Soundwaves Xmas 2016, the 27th annual event celebrating Bay Area music and culture, as well as Community Rockstars – noteworthy nonprofits changing the world one neighborhood at a time!

Emmy-nominated actor Will Forte and his The Last Man on Earth co-star Kristen Schaal opened the show and it only got wilder!

Hosted by Soundwaves regulars Dennis Willis (Soundwaves 10@10), Steven Kirk and Joe McCaffrey, with Leilani Hanaike, Suzanne St. John-Crane, and veteran broadcaster Peter Finch (The Finch Files).

The stage at J7 Studios in Moss Beach welcomed exciting musical performances from PUSH featuring Dan Ashley, essence, Sam Johnson, The Sweet Divide, and Bray and the Dens. The show also featured a special performance from holiday supergroup December People (featuring members of Greg Kihn and Sammy Hagar’s bands).

Popular Bay area combo Bayonics appeared live from The Mezzanine in San Francisco, as well as special performances from Megan Slankard, and Robert Berry and Jack Foster.

Special guests  include KGO-TV anchor Dan Ashley, and Bay Area veteran broadcasters Chip Franklin, Brian Copeland, Ronn Owens, Nikki Medoro, Bret Burkhart, Creature Features’ John Stanley, Mike “No Name” Nelson, and more!

Soundwaves Xmas also featured an exclusive KFOG reunion with Peter Finch, Irish Greg McQuaid and Renee Richardson.

Watch and share all of the highlights, performances and nonprofit spotlights.



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