Pick up a free ticket to Dodos, Port O’Brien with a cup of Joe

So, the Coffee Shop Series could possibly be our favorite mobile company-independent music partnership yet. Verizon teamed up with local coffee shops to provide free appearances of tip-top Bay [...]

By |May 5, 2010|Comments Off on Pick up a free ticket to Dodos, Port O’Brien with a cup of Joe

KQED podcast suggests Billy & Dolly as a band to rip off

Younger Days by Billy & Dolly

Ever find yourself trying to sell your friends and fellow music critics on a new record you're really jazzed about? On Tuesday, KQED Arts [...]

By |April 30, 2010|Comments Off on KQED podcast suggests Billy & Dolly as a band to rip off

Chasing the (pink) Moon tonight at the Rickshaw

Tonight, a celebration of natural and technological releases: Chasing the Moon unveils Honeycomb's video podcast and Jascha vs. Jascha's new album under our March podcast guest, Sonya Cotton (9pm, [...]

A day of wine and indie rock: Huichica Music Festival features Citay, Fruit Bats, Vetiver and more

Sonoma's Gundlach Bundschu Winery has announced a particularly attractive reason to head wine tasting on Saturday, June 5th. The Huichica Music Festival features an awesome, mostly local collection [...]

By |April 27, 2010|2 Comments

Sleepy Sun: show Saturday, Open Eyes EP out now

Fresh off a tour with Arctic Monkeys, Sleepy Sun are back home for a show this Saturday night at the Rickshaw Stop (8:30pm, $12). The band's new album, [...]

By |April 22, 2010|Comments Off on Sleepy Sun: show Saturday, Open Eyes EP out now

Social Studies: Wind Up Wooden Heart out in July

Social Studies - "Time Bandit"

We'd heard rumblings that SF indie pop band Social Studies was finally nearing the release of their first full length, Wind Up Wooden Heart, and [...]

By |April 17, 2010|Comments Off on Social Studies: Wind Up Wooden Heart out in July

Sunday: Local artists celebrate Buffy Sainte-Marie

Sunday night, SeaweedSway and Songbird Festival present a night of music celebrating Native American songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie. If you've heard "Up Where We Belong" then you've heard a [...]

By |April 14, 2010|2 Comments

New local show series: SanFolk Disco IV Thursday

We're pleased to report on yet another new regular show series making San Francisco a happening place, SanFolk Disco. They're holding their fourth event Thursday, with Bart Davenport, JL [...]

By |April 13, 2010|Comments Off on New local show series: SanFolk Disco IV Thursday

Beatbeat Whisper, Todayokay, Vandella @ Cafe du Nord Wednesday

This Wednesday, April 14th will see a trio of local folksy bands at Cafe du Nord, some familiar, some not as much. Beatbeat Whisper will headline, with the sibling [...]

By |April 12, 2010|Comments Off on Beatbeat Whisper, Todayokay, Vandella @ Cafe du Nord Wednesday

Shredification: Orchid revs up hot riff time machine

I have been derelict in my duty. The Bay Bridged is a site dedicated to local Bay Area music, and this column, since its inception, has played host to [...]

By |April 11, 2010|Comments Off on Shredification: Orchid revs up hot riff time machine

Video: Myles Cooper – “Gonna Find Boyfriends Today”

Clearly, I am late to the party on this one, but "Gonna Find Boyfriends Today" from Myles Cooper (ex-Passionistas) should be the feel-good anthem of the Spring. Or [...]

Farewell to From Monument to Masses

From Monument to Masses - "Beyond God & Elvis"

With much sadness and nostalgia we share the news that beloved local band From Monument to Masses are calling it quits, [...]