Folk rock is alive and well as the Heartless Bastards play The Independent, 628 Divisadero St. in San Francisco, tonight at 8 and pay homage to the storytelling music stylings of Bob Dylan and Tracy Chapman.
Cellist Jan Vogler and sisters violinist Baiba Skride and pianist Lauma Skride form the appropriately named Skride/Vogler Trio in Concert. The classical musicians will play Beethoven's Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 tonight at the Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco, at 8.