• The Residents at The Chapel, by William Wayland
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    Review + Photos: My first Residents show was the strangest musical experience of my life

Review + Photos: My first Residents show was the strangest musical experience of my life

The Residents (photo: William Wayland)

The Residents. No other musical ensemble has ever come close to making stranger, funnier, scarier, or more disturbingly rewarding music than the Residents. Last week, the band [...]

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Gene Evaro Jr. headlining Slim’s on Friday

Gene Evaro Jr. and his band, a bubbly and high-energy funk act from Joshua Tree, released their latest full-length album, Like It's 1965, last week.

In celebration, the four-piece will [...]

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Sponsored: King Krule oozes and awes the Fox on Monday

London musician Archy Marshall, better known by his stage name King Krule, stops by Oakland as part of his King Krule tour, in support of his most recent album, [...]

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Bands In Portrait: Random Door

“I think doing DIY shows is a political statement,” says Katya Bitar; one half of the promotion duo Random Door. “It's sort of like taking artistic endeavors into your [...]

By |April 12, 2018|1 Comment

Review: Elohim at Slim’s

Elohim (photo: Emily Gadd)

The first time I saw Elohim live was the same day I was moving apartments. The second I unloaded the last box, I scrambled to get [...]

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Photos: Chromeo at the Fox Theater

Chromeo (photo: Jon Bauer)

Electro-dance duo Chromeo returned to the Bay to the Fox Theater last Saturday, April 7, 2018. As always, there was a ton of energy from the band [...]

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Review + Photos: Brian Fallon at the Independent

Brian Fallon (photo: Derek Nielsen)

Brian Fallon's fans should know by now that the former Gaslight Anthem frontman likes to talk. A lot. I've only seen him perform outside of [...]

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MUTEK.SF reveals full festival lineup and venue breakdown

Montreal-based international festival of digital creativity MUTEK has announced the complete lineup for its first ever San Francisco edition taking place May 3-6, 2018.

The four-day event will feature a [...]

By |April 11, 2018|1 Comment
  • Ticket Giveaway Wednesday
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Elettrodomestico, Prism Tats and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Elettrodomestico, Prism Tats 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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Pete Frauenfelder on trading the Bay for New Mexico

The Bay Area music veteran explains why he broke up with SF and its surroundings for the Southwest.

My new home of Mesilla, New Mexico is 47 miles west of [...]

By |April 11, 2018|1 Comment
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    Review: A rockin’ stroll down sentimental street with Night Ranger

Review: A rockin’ stroll down sentimental street with Night Ranger

Night Ranger (photo: Carla Bova)

Night Ranger put on a show of past-meets-present perfection at the Fillmore in San Francisco.

The Bay Area rock and roll band opened with “Somehow Someway,” the [...]

By |April 10, 2018|2 Comments

Wax Idols to give Bay Area first live preview of new album

Wax Idols have a big night ahead on April 14, when they will headline the Great American Music Hall to play their upcoming album from start to finish.

The show [...]

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