San Francisco Popfest returns with tUnE-yArDs, Casiotone for the Painfully Alone and more

The Bay Bridged is proud to sponsor San Francisco Popfest 2010, returning to Bay Area venues this Memorial Day weekend. With six shows featuring over two dozen bands, [...]

By |May 7, 2010|Comments Off on San Francisco Popfest returns with tUnE-yArDs, Casiotone for the Painfully Alone and more

Hottub headline at the Uptown tomorrow, 5/8

At our Bay Area Takeover back in March, Hottub absolutely blew the audience away with their amazing energy and outrageous stage antics. If it's at all possible, catch them [...]

By |May 7, 2010|Comments Off on Hottub headline at the Uptown tomorrow, 5/8

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