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    The captivating Lydia Loveless will play The Independent this month

The captivating Lydia Loveless will play The Independent this month

My first introduction to Columbus, OH singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless was "Clumps," the hypnotic, unadorned penultimate track off Real, her most recent and finest studio album to date. Struck by [...]

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Joshua Huver’s 2016-in-Review: The Year of 100 Shows

I think it’s safe to say that NOT ONE OF US was prepared for the never-ending, often emotional, always irrational roller coaster that was 2016.

For many, it was an [...]

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    The Independent’s Allen Scott on his favorite SF haunt, Nopalito

The Independent’s Allen Scott on his favorite SF haunt, Nopalito

The Independent's Allen Scott (Illustration: Rob Goodman)

Over the past few years, Divisadero Street in San Francisco’s Alamo Square neighborhood has been a hotbed of amazing new restaurants, bars, cafes, [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Great Good Fine OK @ GAMH

(photo: Shervin Lainez)

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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    Imerald Brown set to further Berkeley’s ascent as a hip-hop capital on new album

Imerald Brown set to further Berkeley’s ascent as a hip-hop capital on new album

The East Bay has proven itself in recent years as the modern mecca of Bay Area hip-hop, stealing the crown from Vallejo through the come-ups of Kamaiyah, Rexx Life [...]

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    Photos: Fantastic Negrito celebrates back home at The New Parish

Photos: Fantastic Negrito celebrates back home at The New Parish

Fantastic Negrito (photo: Jon Bauer)

It was a night of fantastic music at the New Parish as the Grammy-nominated and Bay Area's own Fantastic Negrito rocked the house last Friday, [...]

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77 albums the TBB staff loved in high school

If you've been on Facebook any time in the last week or so, you might have seen that "10 Albums I Loved In High School" thing going around. The [...]

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Lotus return to SF for two nights in February

Lotus, the five piece live band jam-tronica pioneer from the Midwest, will be making a doubleheader appearance next month at The Independent.

Their 2017 winter tour kicked off with two [...]

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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 16 – 19

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 16 – 19

Monday, January 16
SF Jazz Center Open House @ SF Jazz Center
This MLK Day, bring the kids and experience that true American art form of jazz with locals Jazz Mafia [...]

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    Star-studded ‘Soundtracks Live’ returns for SF Sketchfest

Star-studded ‘Soundtracks Live’ returns for SF Sketchfest

Soundtracks Live at Sketchfest 2017(photo: Rob Goodman)

Back in 2003, New York City-based musician Amy Miles had an idea: get her very funny group of friends together — including Amy [...]

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    Take a break, watch Try the Pie’s new video for “Thomas”

Take a break, watch Try the Pie’s new video for “Thomas”

Recently released through Spark Mag, the video for "Thomas" off Try The Pie's Domestication doesn't not shy away from San Jose native Bean Kaloni Tupou's way to take something [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 13 – Jan 15

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 13 – Jan 15

Jazzy Jeff.
Friday, January 13
Fantastic Negrito @ The New Parish
Oakland-based Fantastic Negrito's skyrocket to fame was all thanks to NPR's first Tiny Desk Concert Contest. Now his hard-times-turned-good blues rock [...]

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