Noise Pop: Desert Daze Caravan makes a stop at The Chapel

Temples (photo: Jon Ching)

Desert Daze, the Joshua Tree festival of music entering its fifth year, has taken to the road with the Desert Daze Caravan, opening its month-long tour at [...]

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Noise Pop: Hazel English at Rickshaw Stop

Hazel English (photo: Ian Young)

I was surrounded by couples. All I wanted was a place to sit, away from everything, and focus on the music. I sat on a [...]

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  • Phosphene, by Robert Alleyne
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    Bands In Portrait: Phosphene shoot for the moon, recalibrates

Bands In Portrait: Phosphene shoot for the moon, recalibrates

Phosphene (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Kevin, Matt and Rachel, collectively known as Phosphene, come across as a very patient band. Shortly after they arrive to shoot some portraits, lead vocalist Rachel puts on [...]

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Noise Pop: Rediscovering Dawes at The Fillmore

Dawes (photo: Brittany O'Brien)

A ubiquitous facet of music radio is "live sessions" — those intimate mini-performances that artists do for stations that get uploaded straight to YouTube to add to [...]

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Noise Pop: Weyes Blood commands and quiets

Weyes Blood (photo: Kaiya Gordon)

“I don’t want nothing but the truth!” shouts Hazel Motes in Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood. “And what you see is the truth, and I’ve seen it!”

Ascending the [...]

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Review + Photos: Cherry Glazerr at The Catalyst

Cherry Glazerr (photo: Kaiya Gordon)

Cherry Glazerr is a rock band. They are skilled, and they rock hard. Independent of their youthful fan-base, their sometimes kitschy lyrics, and (well-placed) critiques of [...]

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  • Dark Star Orchestra at The UC Theatre, by Ria Burman
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    Review + Photos: Dark Star Orchestra bring the Dead to life at the UC Theatre

Review + Photos: Dark Star Orchestra bring the Dead to life at the UC Theatre

Dark Star Orchestra (photo: Ria Burman)

Dark Star Orchestra played a three-night run at The UC Theatre in Berkeley last week, grooving through it all.

Twenty-year-old DSO recreates past Grateful Dead [...]

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Four chances to see Moon Hooch around the Bay this week

The up and coming Brooklyn-based jazz fusion groove machine known as Moon Hooch will be all around the Bay Area this week, including a headlining slot in Santa Cruz [...]

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Wide awake with Uniform

(photo: Sam Marble)

Words by Jordan Martich

From the first half-second of furious guitar feedback that introduces record opener “Tabloid,” Uniform have already established a tone for their latest record Wake [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Ceremony, Mondo Cozmo and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

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 [...]

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  • Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at The Independent, by Joshua Huver
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    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong flock to The Independent for sold-out SF debut

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong flock to The Independent for sold-out SF debut

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong (photo: Joshua Huver)

The four-piece bucket of funk from Baltimore known as Pigeons Playing Ping Pong sold out their San Francisco debut on Friday night February [...]

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Photos: Reva Devito at Brick + Mortar Music Hall

Reva Devito (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Thursday night saw Reva Devito at Brick & Mortar Music Hall on February 17, 2017 to a pumped crowd with a lot of energy. One part [...]

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