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This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 5/13-5/19/13

Enjoy this Rdio mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! [...]

By |May 13, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 5/13-5/19/13
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    Glitter Wizard and Carlton Melton head to the Hemlock Tavern tonight, 5/9/13

Glitter Wizard and Carlton Melton head to the Hemlock Tavern tonight, 5/9/13

Locals Glitter Wizard and Carlton Melton team up tonight for an evening of psychedelia at the Hemlock, pairing the former's metal/hard rock punch with the latter's expansive drones. If [...]

By |May 9, 2013|Comments Off on Glitter Wizard and Carlton Melton head to the Hemlock Tavern tonight, 5/9/13

Laura Stevenson – "L-DOPA" / "Runner"

New York folk-influenced singer-songwriter Laura Stevenson is currently touring the US behind her third LP, Wheel, and her band performs tonight at Bottom of the Hill. Enjoy a couple [...]

By |May 8, 2013|Comments Off on Laura Stevenson – "L-DOPA" / "Runner"
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    Giveaway: Andy Cabic and Eric D. Johnson unite for show on 5/8/13

Giveaway: Andy Cabic and Eric D. Johnson unite for show on 5/8/13

Uniting the leaders of Vetiver and Fruit Bats, the Andy Cabic and Eric D. Johnson Band performs at The Chapel this Wednesday, May 8th, for an evening of songs [...]

By |May 7, 2013|Comments Off on Giveaway: Andy Cabic and Eric D. Johnson unite for show on 5/8/13

This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 5/6-5/12/13

Enjoy this Rdio mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! [...]

By |May 6, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 5/6-5/12/13

Melbourne's The UV Race release new single, launch US tour

QUEENS OF PUNK by The UV Race

Melbourne glam-punk oddballs The UV Race arrive in the Bay Area this weekend for two early stops on the band's US tour, with [...]

By |May 3, 2013|Comments Off on Melbourne's The UV Race release new single, launch US tour
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    Robyn Hitchcock to celebrate his 60th birthday at The Fillmore (Win tickets to the show!)

Robyn Hitchcock to celebrate his 60th birthday at The Fillmore (Win tickets to the show!)

With almost four decades in music, first with The Soft Boys, then as a solo artist, the 500-plus song catalog of Robyn Hitchcock might seem, to an outsider, impenetrably [...]

By |May 1, 2013|Comments Off on Robyn Hitchcock to celebrate his 60th birthday at The Fillmore (Win tickets to the show!)
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    Enjoy this surf video, then win tickets to Sleepy Sun's next show (5/1/13 at the Chapel)

Enjoy this surf video, then win tickets to Sleepy Sun's next show (5/1/13 at the Chapel)

With a new album in the works, Sleepy Sun performs this Wednesday, May 1st, at The Chapel, and we've got a pair of tickets to give away! Email contest[at]thebaybridged.com [...]

By |April 30, 2013|Comments Off on Enjoy this surf video, then win tickets to Sleepy Sun's next show (5/1/13 at the Chapel)
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    Woodsist Festival 2013 announces lineup: Real Estate, White Fence, Fresh & Onlys and more

Woodsist Festival 2013 announces lineup: Real Estate, White Fence, Fresh & Onlys and more

The Woodsist Festival has been an annual highlight for a few years now, and the fest's 2013 lineup -- just announced this morning -- is another winner. This year, [...]

By |April 29, 2013|Comments Off on Woodsist Festival 2013 announces lineup: Real Estate, White Fence, Fresh & Onlys and more

This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 4/29-5/5/13

Enjoy this Rdio mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! [...]

By |April 29, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF: Picks and a Mix for 4/29-5/5/13
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    RSVP now: Two Gallants, The Fresh & Onlys playing free show on Treasure Island, 4/28/13

RSVP now: Two Gallants, The Fresh & Onlys playing free show on Treasure Island, 4/28/13

As Russell mentioned earlier this week, there's a free show on Treasure Island this Sunday night as part of JanSport's Bonfire Sessions, with the terrific all-local bill of Two [...]

By |April 26, 2013|Comments Off on RSVP now: Two Gallants, The Fresh & Onlys playing free show on Treasure Island, 4/28/13

Little Wings – "Sandy Babe" / "Bonus Fog"

Little Wings' Kyle Field left the Bay Area for Southern California last year, and it's been teased that Field's newest album, LAST, might be his final record. If that's [...]

By |April 26, 2013|Comments Off on Little Wings – "Sandy Babe" / "Bonus Fog"