About Zack Frederick

Zack is the Associate Producer for The Bay Bridged. A California native, he suffers from an uncompromising addiction to Mexican food and subjectively good music.

Review: Built to Spill at Slim’s

In the middle of a three-night booking at Slim’s, Built to Spill played their second show Sunday night to a packed (but not sold-out) crowd. The veteran rockers were in fine […]

By |August 19, 2014|2 Comments

Built to Spill returns to Slim’s this weekend

Veteran rockers Built to Spill will return to San Francisco this weekend for a three night residency at Slim’s. No, they don’t have any new material since the release of […]

By |August 15, 2014|0 Comments
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    Review & Photos: Charm, humor come easy for ‘Sugar Man’s’ Rodriguez

Review & Photos: Charm, humor come easy for ‘Sugar Man’s’ Rodriguez

We all know the story. Sixto Diaz Rodriguez, a Detroit-born folk musician, releases two little-known albums in the 1970s. Without his knowledge, he becomes a star in South Africa — […]

By |May 30, 2014|Comments Off

Photos: Maximo Park at the Rickshaw Stop

Brit alt rockers Maximo Park have been around a long time. Fourteen years, to be exact. In this time, they’ve released five solid LPs — a discography that the […]

By |May 16, 2014|Comments Off
  • Thee Silver Mount Zion Memorial Orchestra @ Great American Music Hall 4/28/14 - photo by Nicole L. Browner
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    Review & Photos: Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra @ GAMH

Review & Photos: Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra @ GAMH

Photos by Nicole L. Browner

Led by Efrim Menuck of Godspeed! You Black Emperor fame, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra (SMZ) are one of the last remaining post-rock bands with any […]

By |April 29, 2014|Comments Off

Giveaway: The National return to the Bay

Fresh off their endearing and creative new documentary, Mistaken for Strangers, the National return to the Bay Area on April 27 for the first time since their moodier-than-thou live show descended upon Golden […]

By |April 23, 2014|Comments Off

Want to see Rufus Wainwright at the Palace of Fine Arts?

Rufus Wainwright is a truly special artist. The son of folk-legend Loudon Wainwright III, the musical genes passed from father to son in the most theatrical manner possible, resulting […]

By |April 10, 2014|Comments Off
  • Nils Frahm @ The Independent 3/17/14 - photo by Nicole Browner
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    German composer Nils Frahm graceful, mesmerizing at the Independent

German composer Nils Frahm graceful, mesmerizing at the Independent

Photos by Nicole Browner

Experimental German musician and composer Nils Frahm played a spectacular show Sunday night at the Independent. Onstage with a grand piano, an electric piano, two synthesizers, an […]

By |March 18, 2014|Comments Off

Giveaway: MS MR, Jagwar Ma at the Fillmore

Photo by Jon Ching

NYC-based indie pop duo MS MR will return to San Francisco this April to play the Fillmore. Due to high demand, the band added a second […]

By |March 12, 2014|2 Comments
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    ‘Mistaken For Strangers’ hits all the right notes to open Noise Pop Film Series

‘Mistaken For Strangers’ hits all the right notes to open Noise Pop Film Series

Filmed over the course of a year, Mistaken For Strangers documents Tom Berninger’s experience on the road and at home with The National — the globally-acclaimed indie rock band that […]

By |February 28, 2014|Comments Off
  • Courtney Barnett @ Rickshaw Stop 2/24/13 (Noise Pop 2014) - photo by Nicole Browner
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    Noise Pop 2014: Courtney Barnett brings shrewd lyrics and rock & roll to Rickshaw Stop

Noise Pop 2014: Courtney Barnett brings shrewd lyrics and rock & roll to Rickshaw Stop

Photos by Nicole Browner

Courtney Barnett: Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Courtney Barnett has become an overnight ambassador for Aussie slacker folk rock. Headlining Monday night’s sold-out Noise Pop pre-party, Barnett wore […]

By |February 25, 2014|1 Comment

Touché Amoré find hope in hopelessness at Slim’s

Touché Amoré photos by Nicole Browner
All other photos by Ryan McDonald

Los Angeles fivesome Touché Amoré led a grab bag lineup of emo and hardcore bands on Wednesday night at Slim’s. […]

By |February 14, 2014|2 Comments
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