Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Christine and the Queens, Afrolicious and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) Want even more giveaways? Sign up for our newsletter for access to extra contests. 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 in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random no later than 24 hours before the listed show and notified via email. Wednesday, October 24 C.W. Stoneking, Andrew St. James, Curasao, Sierra Ferrell @ Rickshaw Stop 7:45pm, $15, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. [...]

First artists announced for Noise Pop 2019

Is it that time already? Noise Pop just announced their first slate of artists for next year's festival, happening February 25-March 3 of next year. On deck for 2019: Bob Mould, Helado Negro, Oh Pep!, Albert Hammond, Jr., Club Night, and lots more. A batch of early bird badges are available on the Noise Pop festival website now. Stay tuned for more lineup additions in the coming months. Noise Pop 2019 Phase 1 Lineup: Beirut Bob Mould Teenage Fanclub Albert Hammond Jr. Jason Lytle (of Grandaddy) Baths Current Joys VHS Collection Caroline Rose My Brightest Diamond MNDSGN Kllo Haley Heynderickx [...]

By |October 24, 2018|Tags: |

Photos: The Midnight at the Independent

The Midnight (photo: Ian Young) New York synthwave band the Midnight brought their dance tunes to the Independent last weekend for two sold-out shows to rabid San Francisco fans. It was a wild night, and our photographer Ian Young was there to capture the color from the Friday night show.

By |October 23, 2018|Tags: |

Bay Area Record Fest finds a new home in Oakland

If you're seeking a quick dose of the Bay Area's burgeoning music scene, look no further than the fourth edition of the Bay Area Record Fest, affectionately known as B.A.R.F. Organized and produced by Noise Pop and DoTheBay, this year's B.A.R.F. takes place at Eli's Mile High Club in Oakland but continues to shine a light on the Bay's most exciting independent labels and artists. Expect a diverse showcase labels and artists emerging from the local punk, hip-hop, indie, electronic scenes, including a performance from a special surprise headlining guest. Libations provided by Oskar Blues Brewery and Deep Eddy Vodka, [...]

By |October 23, 2018|Tags: |

Photos: Lykke Li at the Fillmore

Lykke Li (photo: Ian Young) Swedish singer Lykke Li graced the Fillmore with her sweet sounds and fantastic live show Wednesday night, October 17, 2018. She played to a sold-out crowd in support of her latest album, So Sad So Sexy, while opener TiRon & Ayomari got the crowd warmed up. Our photographer Ian Young was at the show to capture the gallery of both bands for your pleasure.

By |October 22, 2018|Tags: |

Tia Nomore, MVCK, Bruh From Last Night release new drip, “Waterfalls” ahead of collab project

Tia Nomore, MVCK, and Bruh From Last Night have been spending long days and nights in the lab cooking up bangers and we're finally hearing the fruits of their labor. After releasing songs "Hyphy" and "Run It Back" ahead of the Gooney Tunes project release on November 2, the Text Me Records trio drops another cut today called "Waterfalls," this time demonstrating their chemistry with in-house producer Grandbankss. Tia Nomore, MVCK, Bruh from Last Night and the whole Text Me family celebrates the Gooney Tunes release at Eli's Mile High Club on November 2. MVCK, Tia Nomore, Bruh from Last [...]

Life Size Models release their live album recording

Congrats are in order for San Jose-based indie band Life Size Models! This week they release their live album recording which was staged at the Art Boutiki Music Hall in San Jose. Some tracks include "Bayshore Freeway," "Thin-Skinned," and a cover of Bruce Springsteen's song, "I'm on Fire." You're able to stream the live album on Spotify but if you enjoy visuals, check out their recordings via YouTube. Life Size Models is a five-piece band featuring Chris Seymour (vocals/rhythm guitar), Jon Sosa (lead guitar/vocals), Anthony Martos (bass/vocals), Stephen Seymour (rhythm guitar), and Chris Denn (percussion). Here's a teaser of what [...]

By |October 22, 2018|Tags: |

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 19 -21

Friday, October 19 Aki Kumar @ The Sound Room The South Bay's (possibly the world's) sole purveyor of Bollywood blues plays Oakland. Voteside Lands feat. CupcakKe and Girlpool @ UC Berkeley Chicago rapper CupcakKe is nothing if not outspoken. Be like her — use your voice and vote. SYML @ The Chapel It means "simple" in Welsh. The Black Madonnna @ August Hall Part mixmaster, part activist, the Black Madonna will blend genres of all kinds at August Hall. Kamasi Washington @ The Warfield Modern jazz's golden boy takes the tenor sax to places you never could have imagined. Saturday, [...]

Yaeji to make it ‘Raingurl’ in the Bay

Yaeji (photo: Rachael Wright) Having wrapped up a sweeping summer tour, electronic experimental artist Yaeji is embarking on a run of fall tour dates. The Korean American artist, Kathy Yaeji Lee, is building a rapidly growing following for music that dives head first into themes of Korean identity, the value of therapy, and artistic creation. Having studied painting and conceptual art at Carnegie Mellon University, Yaeji offers an unconventional but thoughtful concert experience. She's previously hosted concerts where she serves curry to the audience, distributed blindfolds, and performed with other experiential techniques. Check out her song "Raingurl" here: Yaeji will [...]

By |October 19, 2018|Tags: |
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