• The Flaming Lips at the Fox Theater, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: The Flaming Lips treat Oakland’s imagination

Review + Photos: The Flaming Lips treat Oakland’s imagination

The Flaming Lips (photo: Joshua Huver)

Wayne Coyne was all smiles on Wednesday night as he and his psychedelic rock outfit the The Flaming Lips catered to a sold-out crowd of [...]

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  • Raleigh Ritchie at the Rickshaw Stop, by Robert Alleyne
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    Review + Photos: Vitality is high with Raleigh Ritchie at the Rickshaw Stop

Review + Photos: Vitality is high with Raleigh Ritchie at the Rickshaw Stop

Raleigh Ritchie (photo: Robert Alleyne)

“I promise you, I’m not stoned,” proclaimed Raleigh Ritchie as he told a story about looking at his hand and realizing it was the same hand [...]

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Dangermuffin brings Appalachian healing to the West Coast

If you dig on local variations on Americana music such as Front Country, Poor Man's Whiskey, and the Mother Hips, Dangermuffin ought to be right up your alley. Hailing [...]

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  • William Robert - Parachute artwork
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    Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”

Premiere: The lush R&B of William Robert’s “Parachute”

New SF label Text Me Records emerged out of Different Fur Studios with a slew of releases earlier this year, and today we're premiering their latest: a new single [...]

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  • Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at The Fillmore, by Estefany Gonzalez
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    Review + Photos: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at the Fillmore

Review + Photos: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at the Fillmore

Andrew McMahon (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Selling out a show at The Fillmore is no easy task, especially after playing a concert in Berkeley the night before. Yet, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness [...]

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    Emily McLean shares new single “Simple” off upcoming ‘Shades’ EP

Emily McLean shares new single “Simple” off upcoming ‘Shades’ EP

Oakland-based singer-songwriter Emily McLean has slowly been stocking up on new music and finally shares a sliver of it with her newest single, “Simple,” produced by San Francisco’s Mars [...]

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Photos: PJ Harvey gives a great performance at the Masonic

PJ Harvey (photo: Ian Young)

It had been long enough! English musician PJ Harvey played an extraordinary set at the Masonic the last night, May 9, 2017 in support of [...]

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Photos: Old Crow Medicine Show at the Fox

Old Crow Medicine Show (photo: Ria Burman)

Old Crow Medicine Show country-rocked the Fox Theater in Oakland Saturday night performing Bob Dylan's album, Blonde on Blonde. A fiddle-fantastic show got [...]

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JAMS: Join Against Multiple Sclerosis at Doc’s Lab

One of the most rewarding and gratifying characteristics of the Bay Area music scene is the interconnected willingness to share, hurt, and heal together.

Local musician Eric DiBerardino is no exception [...]

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Review + Photos: The Yellow Dress at Brick + Mortar

The Yellow Dress (photo: Kaiya Gordon)

I had just got back from visiting family in Mexico the night before. Suffering from food poisoning and extreme mental constipation from not having the support [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Thurston Moore, OIM Swag Bag and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Thurston Moore, OIM Swag Bag 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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    ‘Making Ways’ podcast: Outerlands restaurateurs share artistic approach to business

‘Making Ways’ podcast: Outerlands restaurateurs share artistic approach to business

When I sat down with Lana Porcello and Dave Muller for my new podcast Making Ways — all about the unexpected paths to a creative career — the couple, [...]

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