Get out of your head with Future Shapes this Friday at BOTH

When you're an anxious wreck, relationships (not just romantic ones) can be emotionally draining. With all the personal pressure you put on yourself to just be happy with the [...]

By |May 31, 2016|Comments Off on Get out of your head with Future Shapes this Friday at BOTH

Santa Cruz’s Getaway Dogs release ‘Lost in the Ebb’

Kai Killion, a Santa Cruz-by-way-of Rio de Janeiro native, announced his indie folk group Getaway Dogs' newest album, Lost In The Ebb, to be released August 19.

Combining intricate finger-picking progressions and [...]

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    Lee Bob & the Truth release ‘The Light,’ perform at Sweetwater May 31

Lee Bob & the Truth release ‘The Light,’ perform at Sweetwater May 31

A year after their debut LP, Lee Bob & the Truth are back with a follow-up full length, The Light, which is available for purchase via Bandcamp. Their mission [...]

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    Madeline Kenney debuts woozy “Signals,” signs to Company Records

Madeline Kenney debuts woozy “Signals,” signs to Company Records

Are your eyes on Madeline Kenney yet? I feel like that's how every post we write about her here on The Bay Bridged starts. But we're serious! The last [...]

By |May 26, 2016|Comments Off on Madeline Kenney debuts woozy “Signals,” signs to Company Records

Review + Photos: Dead & Company at the Fillmore

Dead & Company (photo: Joshua Huver)

Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann, with John Mayer and featuring Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti, better known collectively as Dead & Company, opened [...]

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    Oakland trio Night School to release debut album ‘Blush’

Oakland trio Night School to release debut album ‘Blush’

Alexandra Morte and Baylie Arin formed Night School in the spring of 2013, shortly after becoming friends over shared orange peels at the park. The two musicians quickly discovered [...]

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Premiere: Cocktails announce new record, share title track

It's been two years since Cocktails ' last major release, but that doesn't mean that they just disappeared from the Bay Area music scene all together. Oh no: Not [...]

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    Review + Photos: Vetiver wraps extensive tour with homecoming show at the Independent

Review + Photos: Vetiver wraps extensive tour with homecoming show at the Independent

Vetiver (photo: Joshua Huver)

Andy Cabic's Vetiver wrapped an extensive tour Wednesday night with a two-hour homecoming show at the Independent in San Francisco.

"We drove straight through from Chicago to be [...]

By |May 23, 2016|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Vetiver wraps extensive tour with homecoming show at the Independent

Nada Surf returns to SF for sold-out show at GAMH

"We are in the middle of a slow-motion, 20-year tour here in San Francisco," joked Matthew Caws, lead singer and guitarist behind indie rock favorites Nada Surf. On Friday, [...]

By |May 23, 2016|Comments Off on Nada Surf returns to SF for sold-out show at GAMH

Introducing Smoking Room, a new Oakland tape label

(Smoking Room, design by Samuelito Cruz)

The brainchild of tireless Bay Area scene contributor Samuelito Cruz, Smoking Room is a new tape label serving as a launch pad for Cruz's projects [...]

By |May 23, 2016|Comments Off on Introducing Smoking Room, a new Oakland tape label
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    Premiere: The Sunset Shipwrecks release angst-fueled “Vengeance Will Be Mine”

Premiere: The Sunset Shipwrecks release angst-fueled “Vengeance Will Be Mine”

What do you do when your band and your city meet their end? Start a new band and sing about it all.

Well, that's exactly what Ryan Massey did when [...]

By |May 20, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: The Sunset Shipwrecks release angst-fueled “Vengeance Will Be Mine”
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    Dead & Company kick off summer tour with free show at the Fillmore

Dead & Company kick off summer tour with free show at the Fillmore

Dead & Company, the latest revitalized legacy project in the name of The Grateful Dead, announced Wednesday afternoon that they will kick off their 25-date summer tour in honor [...]