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    Video: "Don't Call My Name" – Down and Outlaws live at Blind Blind Tiger

Video: "Don't Call My Name" – Down and Outlaws live at Blind Blind Tiger

Operating out of a warehouse in LA's Meatpacking District, Blind Blind Tiger is a new online platform that holds month-long residencies for bands. Confused? I was too, but keep [...]

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    Best of 2013: MBL's "Pain & Prejudice, 2013 in Review — Nitrous, Norco and Novocaine"

Best of 2013: MBL's "Pain & Prejudice, 2013 in Review — Nitrous, Norco and Novocaine"

Dikes of Holland, Beerland, SXSW 2013

2013 marks the loss of my last baby tooth. Pulled in early December, I'd like you to share the journey...

Place the mask on [...]

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Farewell for now to Thee Oh Sees

I'd heard that John Dwyer was relocating to LA, but hadn't even considered that this might lead Thee Oh Sees to go on an indefinite hiatus. The SF Weekly's [...]

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Cold Beat & Tony Molina playing free show at The Uptown

Cold Beat and Tony Molina, the acts behind some of 2013's best releases, are teaming up on the first Friday of 2014 to give their fans a great gift [...]

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    ICEWATER album release show with Eleanor Friedberger at Cafe Du Nord

ICEWATER album release show with Eleanor Friedberger at Cafe Du Nord

This Friday may be one of your last chances to catch a great show at San Francisco's historic Cafe Du Nord, as the century-old building faces new ownership and [...]

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Virgil Shaw and The Killer Views drop 'New Mid City'

Singer-songwriter Virgil Shaw recently released a new LP entitled New Mid City, with his longtime band The Killer Views again joining him in the studio for what is a [...]

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Interview: Nate Mercereau transcends with A Million Billion Dying Suns

Photo: Matthew Eloy

A Million Billion Dying Suns, the project of San Francisco's Nate Mercereau, released its debut Strawberry EP last month. Nate is a busy dude - just last [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Foxtails Brigade, Eight Belles and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Foxtails Brigade, Eight Belles and more

To enter any contest, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and date of the show you’re entering for in the subject line and your full name and [...]

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The Fucking Buckaroos are taking a fucking break

I'm not sure if The Fucking Buckaroos are punks playing bluegrass or bluegrass pickers playing punk, but I do know they kick lots of ass. Sadly, they're set to [...]

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    Art & Technology, Part I: The state of the Bay Area from the musician’s perspective

Art & Technology, Part I: The state of the Bay Area from the musician’s perspective

The ongoing technology takeover and subsequent affordability crisis in San Francisco has saturated recent conversation here in the Bay Area. As the social, economical, and cultural landscapes continue to [...]

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    Celebrate the winter solstice Octopus style with The Hot Toddies at Chabot Space & Science Center

Celebrate the winter solstice Octopus style with The Hot Toddies at Chabot Space & Science Center

For 2013, this is the last chance to party with The Octopus Literary Salon! On Saturday, December 21, The Octopus teams up with Chabot Space & Science Center [...]

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Sunny Jim Brown releases self-titled debut

San Francisco's Sunny Jim Brown has played banjo with The Parmesans, Tell River, and local punks Nothington, but a desire to front his own project led to the release [...]

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