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    Introducing The Drambles: Berkeley band to perform first San Francisco gig at the Honey Hive Gallery

Introducing The Drambles: Berkeley band to perform first San Francisco gig at the Honey Hive Gallery

Don’t discount The Drambles. A sparse Bandcamp, limited social media presence, and abstruse name do not adequately represent the quartet’s deft sonic-punch and elastic energy. The four bandmates, seniors [...]

By |December 15, 2015|1 Comment

Citabria premieres live video of “In Your Eyes”

San Jose-based Citabria has come a long way since the release of their last album Exit Reality - from opening for bands like P.O.D. to getting consistent play on Live [...]

By |December 14, 2015|1 Comment
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    Ticket Giveaway: Solip, To The Wedding, April, Nude Photo at Thee Parkside

Ticket Giveaway: Solip, To The Wedding, April, Nude Photo at Thee Parkside

If you're interested in checking out some new sounds, two Bay Area artists are debuting live sets at Thee Parkside next week. On December 18, emerging projects Nude Photo [...]

By |December 14, 2015|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Solip, To The Wedding, April, Nude Photo at Thee Parkside

Elbo Room lives: 5 must-see shows to cap off your 2015

The future of Elbo Room, the eclectic Mission bar and nightclub, has been on a teetering slope this year after owners were notified that their lease would expire in November. But this [...]

By |December 11, 2015|Comments Off on Elbo Room lives: 5 must-see shows to cap off your 2015
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    Sunday tip: Kendra Mckinley to play free brunch show at Sweetwater Music Hall

Sunday tip: Kendra Mckinley to play free brunch show at Sweetwater Music Hall

This Sunday morning join the folks at the Sweetwater Music Hall for brunch and music on the patio featuring San Francisco's own Kendra McKinley. This an all ages event [...]

By |December 10, 2015|1 Comment
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    Demystifying the Pink Circle: The Origins and Evolution of The Bay Bridged

Demystifying the Pink Circle: The Origins and Evolution of The Bay Bridged

Before “The Bay Bridged” was encircled in a shrine of pink in the upper left corner of your computer screen, it was simply one of many names tossed around [...]

By |December 10, 2015|Comments Off on Demystifying the Pink Circle: The Origins and Evolution of The Bay Bridged
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    Premiere: Meet children’s musician Yona Bird and watch hilariously silly video for “Kevin the Dog”

Premiere: Meet children’s musician Yona Bird and watch hilariously silly video for “Kevin the Dog”

For all you Parks & Recreation fans out there that will understand this metaphor, the Bay Area has its own Andy Dwyer. Well, at least the Johnny Karate part of [...]

By |December 10, 2015|1 Comment

The Bay Abridged: Dec 2 – Dec 8

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a [...]

By |December 9, 2015|Comments Off on The Bay Abridged: Dec 2 – Dec 8
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    EXCLUSIVE: Stream SIDE A of the 10th Anniversary Compilation

EXCLUSIVE: Stream SIDE A of the 10th Anniversary Compilation

For a limited time, our loyal readers can now stream SIDE A (23 out of 45 tracks) of the exclusive Bay Bridged 10th Anniversary Compilation, featuring 45 rare and [...]

By |December 9, 2015|Comments Off on EXCLUSIVE: Stream SIDE A of the 10th Anniversary Compilation

Sun Kil Moon playing two shows at GAMH

Mark Kozelek may be a grumpy curmudgeon, but he’s our grumpy curmudgeon.

The San Francisco-based songwriter, who started his career crafting haunting slowcore ballads as part of Red House Painters, [...]

By |December 9, 2015|1 Comment
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    The Bay Bridged Presents: Luke Sweeney at El Rio this Saturday

The Bay Bridged Presents: Luke Sweeney at El Rio this Saturday

Another Saturday night is quickly approaching — where will you be? Celebrating the seventh night of Hanukkah? Spending an evening bundled under the covers because you're too cold to [...]

By |December 9, 2015|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: Luke Sweeney at El Rio this Saturday
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    Noise Pop 2016 adds more acts: American Football, Carly Rae Jepsen, Drive Like Jehu, and more

Noise Pop 2016 adds more acts: American Football, Carly Rae Jepsen, Drive Like Jehu, and more

The venerable San Francisco late February institution known as Noise Pop returns next year to bring a host of great acts to the Bay Area. Today, organizers announced a [...]

By |December 8, 2015|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2016 adds more acts: American Football, Carly Rae Jepsen, Drive Like Jehu, and more