Oakland Drops Beats is Saturday

Remember when Harry, The Boy Who Lived, gets to Hogwarts for the first time and is like “Holy shit! There is magic every-goddamn-where!” Yeah, that’s basically what downtown Oakland [...]

By |December 17, 2014|Comments Off on Oakland Drops Beats is Saturday

Noise Pop to re-open The Swedish American Hall in 2015

Noise Pop Industries announced today that it would be reopening the Swedish American Hall in 2015, first as "Noise Pop Headquarters" during the 2015 installment of the annual music [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Ash Reiter, The Tambo Rays and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Ash Reiter, The Tambo Rays and more

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering for [...]

By |December 17, 2014|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Ash Reiter, The Tambo Rays and more

Premiere: The Things of Youth – “Eleventeen”

As a member of beloved Bay Area indie rockers The Rum Diary and post-rockers Shuteye Unison, as well as founder of record label Parks and Records, Jon Fee has [...]

By |December 16, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: The Things of Youth – “Eleventeen”

Hardcore act Scalped dropped debut 7″ in October

Scalped has gone pretty under the radar in these parts since they dropped their demo earlier this year. Aside from an inclusion of the band's demo track "Stranger" in [...]

By |December 12, 2014|Comments Off on Hardcore act Scalped dropped debut 7″ in October

’90s Nostalgia: San Francisco’s Fish Breath

The dream of the '90s is alive and well in San Francisco's Fish Breath. Their self-titled cassette, out now on Hair Growth Records, is a grab bag of sad boy [...]

By |December 12, 2014|2 Comments

Tis the season for Jingle Boyz

Every year about this time, San Francisco's Adam Healton gives us the most precious gift of all: the gift of music from Jingle Boyz. This year brings us the [...]

By |December 11, 2014|2 Comments

Video Premiere: Mother Room – “Debt Collector”

Last April, The Bay Bridged premiered the first single from Mother Room, a new lo-fi electronic project started by James Meuleners in his Oakland bedroom. Today, we're happily premiering [...]

By |December 11, 2014|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Mother Room – “Debt Collector”

China releases The Wall

The newly formed China is an Americana outfit featuring a talented group of Bay Area veterans: Jeff Moller, Michael James Tapscott, Raphi Gottesman, and Dominic East have joined forces [...]

By |December 10, 2014|Comments Off on China releases The Wall

College and Seatraffic play Rickshaw Stop on Friday

For those not on Ryan Gosling sensory overload while watching Drive, College provided the whispery dream-pop "A Real Hero" for the 2011 Cannes Best Director winner. Now French electronic musician David Grellier has released an [...]

By |December 10, 2014|Comments Off on College and Seatraffic play Rickshaw Stop on Friday

Blank Club closes; new club opens

After 12 years in operation, San Jose's legendary Blank Club is closing.

But wait! Though I can't tell you how tired I am of writing these kinds of headlines, there's [...]

By |December 9, 2014|Comments Off on Blank Club closes; new club opens

Con Brio, Midtown Social to ring in 2015 at Rickshaw

Funkify your New Year's Eve with a dose of Bay Area soul. Coming off a sold-out appearance at the Rickshaw Stop, Con Brio will be returning to headline [...]

By |December 8, 2014|Comments Off on Con Brio, Midtown Social to ring in 2015 at Rickshaw