About Anna Gazdowicz

Anna joined the the Bay Bridged in 2010, after several years of covering the Bay Area music scene for various online publications. When not helping out at TBB or working full-time at UC Berkeley, Anna likes cooking, eating, running, and listening to comedy podcasts.

Best of 2016: The first Hamiltunes SF (an unexpected story)

The first Hamiltunes SF event at El Rio. Maybe you'll recognize me front and center; I had just come off the stage after doing my best Maria Reynolds impersonation.

There's [...]

By |December 29, 2016|Comments Off on Best of 2016: The first Hamiltunes SF (an unexpected story)
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    Beer, food, and more at tomorrow’s special Giving Tuesday event

Beer, food, and more at tomorrow’s special Giving Tuesday event

As if you needed another reason to attend our special Giving Tuesday fundraiser, which takes place TOMORROW (November 29th). Our event will take place at Standard Deviant Brewing, a [...]

By |November 28, 2016|Comments Off on Beer, food, and more at tomorrow’s special Giving Tuesday event

Reminder: Giving Tuesday is next week!

While your brains might be filled with various thoughts this week (turkey, Tofurky, finishing up work before getting to eat all the turkey/Tofurky, pie, more pie, napping, hanging out [...]

By |November 21, 2016|Comments Off on Reminder: Giving Tuesday is next week!
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    Treasure Island Music Festival 2016 moves to East side of island

Treasure Island Music Festival 2016 moves to East side of island

Hear ye, hear ye: Important updates for those attending the 2016 Treasure Island Music Festival!

As we've probably all heard, there is new development happening on Treasure Island, and as [...]

By |September 27, 2016|Comments Off on Treasure Island Music Festival 2016 moves to East side of island
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    Birdmonster will celebrate 10 years at Bottom of the Hill on July 16th

Birdmonster will celebrate 10 years at Bottom of the Hill on July 16th

Birdmonster was my introduction to the Bay Area music scene.

I'm not kidding. About 10 years ago, a friend handed me a CD. It was No Midnight. I think I [...]

By |July 1, 2016|Comments Off on Birdmonster will celebrate 10 years at Bottom of the Hill on July 16th
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    20th Street Block Party 2016 music lineup announced, plus new partnership and expansion!

20th Street Block Party 2016 music lineup announced, plus new partnership and expansion!

As previously mentioned, the 2016 20th Street Block Party will take place on August 20th. This year, however, the 20th Street Block Party will not just take place on [...]

By |June 29, 2016|Comments Off on 20th Street Block Party 2016 music lineup announced, plus new partnership and expansion!
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    Best of 2015: Stefan Aronsen of SF Intercom and Balanced Breakfast on The Damn Fanatics

Best of 2015: Stefan Aronsen of SF Intercom and Balanced Breakfast on The Damn Fanatics

Photo by David Herschorn

Twenty Fifteen has come to an end. Over the last 365 days, I've heard a lot of amazing new music and experienced loads of epic performances. [...]

By |December 31, 2015|1 Comment
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    Best of 2015: Sarah Sexton of Oaktown Indie Mayhem on King Woman

Best of 2015: Sarah Sexton of Oaktown Indie Mayhem on King Woman

Although 2015 was flooded with badass local releases, signings to hip AF labels, and love from around the globe for our tasty Bay Area music scene, there is one [...]

By |December 31, 2015|Comments Off on Best of 2015: Sarah Sexton of Oaktown Indie Mayhem on King Woman

Best of 2015: Paul Chalker of the SF Critic on Day Wave

If you're in music, especially live music, living in the city of San Francisco can be a humongous fucking distraction. Since I moved here about 4 years ago I've [...]

By |December 30, 2015|Comments Off on Best of 2015: Paul Chalker of the SF Critic on Day Wave
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    Noise Pop 2016 initial lineup announced: Vince Staples, The Mountain Goats, Parquet Courts, and more

Noise Pop 2016 initial lineup announced: Vince Staples, The Mountain Goats, Parquet Courts, and more

It's that time of the year, folks - a time when we're gearing up for Thanksgiving, the holidays, New Year's Eve, and then in the new year, the next [...]

By |November 18, 2015|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2016 initial lineup announced: Vince Staples, The Mountain Goats, Parquet Courts, and more

Giveaway: Broken Strings Folk Punk Festival in Sacramento

NOTE: The above photo details the fact that originally, this event was scheduled to be a three-day campout festival. However, the festival organizers have had to change the overall [...]

By |September 16, 2015|Comments Off on Giveaway: Broken Strings Folk Punk Festival in Sacramento
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    Giveaway: Blackalicious kicks off 2015 Fall at the Fillmore season

Giveaway: Blackalicious kicks off 2015 Fall at the Fillmore season

Now that summer is coming to an end, you might be looking ahead to the fall and wondering how you're going to fill your calendar with plenty of live [...]

By |September 8, 2015|Comments Off on Giveaway: Blackalicious kicks off 2015 Fall at the Fillmore season
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