Watch Coo Coo Birds' new video for "Mariposa Venenosa"

On the eve of the release of their sophomore album Psychedelic Warrior (due out on Halloween), San Francisco's Coo Coo Birds have a new video for “Mariposa Venenosa”, a [...]

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The Easy Leaves turn The Independent into a Honky Tonk

The folk rock and bluegrass scene in San Francisco is no hidden treasure. As we stand on the brink of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, this genre sits at [...]

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Preview: A documentary short featuring Makeunder

In 2012, Bay Area based musician Hamilton Ulmer released the EP 'Radiate Satellite' under the name Makeunder. Ulmer recorded the entire album in just five nights as he was alone cleaning [...]

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Scary Little Friends – 'From the Beginning' LP

San Francisco's Scary Little Friends released their From the Beginning LP in May, which I completely missed until they sent it our way last month. After taking the time [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Ha Ha Tonka, Samantha Crain, M. Lockwood Porter

Ticket Giveaway: Ha Ha Tonka, Samantha Crain, M. Lockwood Porter

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is a dream come true for a folk music fan on a budget, with dozens of big names performing for free this weekend. Well, we'd like [...]

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Black Jeans playing final show at Haçeteria

Haçeteria is back for another round this month, with Russell Butler playing his final show as Black Jeans at San Francisco's Slate Bar on Friday. Haçeteria resident DJs Nihar, [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Justin Townes Earle, Allah-Las, Keaton Henson

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Justin Townes Earle, Allah-Las, Keaton Henson

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

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    Playlist: Twenty reasons to go to Hardly Strictly this weekend

Playlist: Twenty reasons to go to Hardly Strictly this weekend

The full stage-by-stage schedule is out for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013, and it's yet another reminder of what a special treat this festival is. While you're developing your HSB [...]

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    Live This Month: October 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #316)

Live This Month: October 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #316)


Download: Live This Month: October 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #316)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town [...]

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Watch Mikal Cronin's new video for "Peace of Mind"

Continuing to ride the wave of his sophomore solo effort (and Merge debut) MCII, local son Mikal Cronin dropped a new video for "Peace of Mind" just this morning. [...]

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100s – "Life of a Mack"

Nineteen (or 20) year old pimp-rap prodigy 100s has been on our radar for a while – after I saw his video for "1999", I guessed he had a [...]

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    Video Premiere: One Hundred Percent hangs out at home in "Lowbar"

Video Premiere: One Hundred Percent hangs out at home in "Lowbar"

Every few years -- actually, probably even more frequently than that -- there seems to be a narrative arc about the return of "real 90s indie rock," despite no [...]

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