SONG-FREUD: The Seshen’s “Unravel”

Welcome back to SONG-FREUD, a new weekly column at the Bay Bridged. Think of it as a deep cavity search of your favorite Bay Area music, a pro bono psychotherapy [...]

By |January 29, 2015|Comments Off on SONG-FREUD: The Seshen’s “Unravel”

Get to Know: Hidden Pictures

Hidden Pictures is the brainchild of Kansas City native Richard Gintowt, who moved to Oakland a bit over a year ago. His latest release, Ottomans, is actually his third [...]

By |January 29, 2015|Comments Off on Get to Know: Hidden Pictures

Fog City Songwriters brings unity to Bay Area musicians

All around the country, in places like Nashville and Austin, open events known as "guitar pulls," where people share songs and pass their guitar around, occur on porches, in [...]

By |January 29, 2015|3 Comments
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Albino!, Sun Hop Fat, Black Nature Band

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Albino!, Sun Hop Fat, Black Nature Band

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 |January 28, 2015|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Albino!, Sun Hop Fat, Black Nature Band

William Ryan Fritch drops “Thankless Deeds” video

My colleague Jason has been keeping you posted on Oakland songwriter, composer, and our new favorite person, William Ryan Fritch, since Fritch wowed us with his Heavy EP last [...]

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    Last chance to party in the MEGADOME! This Saturday with Delmarva and Slouching Stars

Last chance to party in the MEGADOME! This Saturday with Delmarva and Slouching Stars

The Octopus Literary Salon will open its doors in the next few weeks at 2101 Webster in Oakland. They present the very last pop-up in their killer MEGADOME series [...]

By |January 27, 2015|Comments Off on Last chance to party in the MEGADOME! This Saturday with Delmarva and Slouching Stars

Weyes Blood brings winter to San Francisco

New York City-based artist Natalie Mering is rolling through San Francisco tonight with her solo project Weyes Blood. Though she's been honing her own brand of psychedelic piano music [...]

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    Jessica Pratt supporting sophomore release with Noise Pop gig

Jessica Pratt supporting sophomore release with Noise Pop gig

LA-via-SF singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt is releasing her sophomore full-length this week, the followup to her excellent 2012 self-titled debut. Featuring her refreshing new single "Back, Baby", On Your Own [...]

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    Interview: Happy Fangs comes alive on their debut LP ‘Capricorn’

Interview: Happy Fangs comes alive on their debut LP ‘Capricorn’

Happy Fangs plays rock n’ roll. Not exactly a revolutionary statement, but an increasingly rare one to see in an era when most bands consider themselves innovative, genre-bending hybrids [...]

By |January 26, 2015|Comments Off on Interview: Happy Fangs comes alive on their debut LP ‘Capricorn’
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    Prince Rama play CULT Gallery’s first birthday this Saturday

Prince Rama play CULT Gallery’s first birthday this Saturday

According to their Instagram, Brooklyn-based post-apocalyptic pop duo Prince Rama has been hanging out in California for a few days now, and we can only imagine what kind of [...]

By |January 23, 2015|Comments Off on Prince Rama play CULT Gallery’s first birthday this Saturday
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Extra Classic, Portland Cello Project, and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Extra Classic, Portland Cello Project, 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 |January 21, 2015|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Extra Classic, Portland Cello Project, and more

Giveaway: Win Monster Rally & Jay Stone tickets AND vinyl

Enter to win the beauty on the left. (Splatter is already sold out, sorry!)

We've been talking a lot about the upcoming release show for Monster Rally & Jay Stone's [...]

By |January 21, 2015|Comments Off on Giveaway: Win Monster Rally & Jay Stone tickets AND vinyl