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    San Francisco’s gypsy punks (Diego’s Umbrella) to play Social Hall

San Francisco’s gypsy punks (Diego’s Umbrella) to play Social Hall

With only a handful of shows under its belt, the newly christened Social Hall will host the heathens of Diego's Umbrella this Friday night. The Regency Ballroom’s subterranean lair [...]

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Interview: Taylor Lissandrello drops debut as Wicked Winds

Taylor Lissandrello is hardly a new face in the San Francisco music community. On any given night, he can be found operating lights at The Chapel, manning the drums [...]

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    The Mantles stream new album, ‘All Odds End’, ahead of Friday release

The Mantles stream new album, ‘All Odds End’, ahead of Friday release

Last month The Bay Bridged wrote about “Police My Love,” the “peppy and vintage” new single by local garage pop band The Mantles off their upcoming full-length All Odds [...]

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    Blisses B begin Tuesday night residency at Amnesia in October

Blisses B begin Tuesday night residency at Amnesia in October

You know it's going to be an interesting evening when Blisses B begins their concert not up on the Amnesia stage, but on the dance floor — right behind [...]

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    NOBUNNY returns to Oakland on Oct. 22 to spread his terrifying love

NOBUNNY returns to Oakland on Oct. 22 to spread his terrifying love

If you've never heard of Nobunny or seen his face, then you might be a little terrified of the bunny-masked man above. Don't be terrified, or at most don't [...]

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    San Francisco punk legends Flipper headline two shows at Bottom of the Hill

San Francisco punk legends Flipper headline two shows at Bottom of the Hill

San Francisco's Flipper headline two shows at the historic Bay Area venue Bottom of the Hill with a variety of contemporary Bay Area acts on Saturday, October 11 and [...]

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    Three records and an alter ego: Catching up with Kelley Stoltz

Three records and an alter ego: Catching up with Kelley Stoltz

Kelley Stoltz (photo: Rich Hirneisen)

Like many San Francisco musicians, Kelley Stoltz releases music in prolific spurts. The last time we talked with him in 2013, he had put out [...]

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    Mike Blankenship set to release debut album ‘Living for the Future’

Mike Blankenship set to release debut album ‘Living for the Future’

After several years as a producer and touring and session musician, East Bay native Mike Blankenship is releasing his debut album, Living for the Future October 13 on iTunes [...]

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Spencer Owen covers Eno for Cassette Store Day release

In 2007, Oakland's Spencer Owen had a Christmas holiday with nothing but an empty house to record whenever he wanted. To pass the time, he decided to record a [...]

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Annie Bacon shares latest video “The Baby Suite”

Singer-songwriter Annie Bacon has a charming new music video to share which she describes as "an ode to the strangeness of growing a human and being its mother." Suitably [...]

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Owl Paws release music video for “Bring Me Back”

San Francisco folk-rock trio Owl Paws has a new music video for "Bring Me Back," a single from their latest excellent full-length album Reservoir. With its pulsing bass line, [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Sept 30 – Oct 6

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 [...]

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