Photos + Review: Day 2 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017

Gillian Welch (photo: Ria Burman)

Day two of Hardly Strictly brought bigger crowds and an abundance of great music. Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn opened the Banjo Stage with their [...]

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

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

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Listen: Reisender’s new single, “Generation 1099”

(photo: Sammy Lynn)

Reisender (RIGH-sender)’s infectious new single “Generation 1099” rings just a little too true for much of the creative community in the Bay Area. “Do or die, do [...]

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Waking the dead with pianist Jill Tracy

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

When musician Jill Tracy moved to San Francisco in the early 1990s, the Presidio was still closed to the public.

Tracy quickly became curious. The gates [...]

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Sciatic Nerve: From Santa Rosa, with love

Full disclosure: I am writing this while simultaneously checking my phone for updates on the merciless firestorm that is laying waste to my hometown of Santa Rosa, California. I [...]

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Wreche: New music of the future

Don't listen to this now! Take a drive on some open road and play this at maximum volume. Or lie down, close your eyes, and put on headphones at [...]

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Oakland’s RAYS bring their banner year to a close

Words by Jordan Martich

A new member, a fantastically received debut album, and a successful recent tour have made this year an important one for Oakland band RAYS, who bridge [...]

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New Music: Naked Beast featuring members of Crime

This Friday, Friday the 13th, the first record from Naked Beast will be released on Oakland's very own Guitars & Bongos! Have a listen and buy the record HERE. [...]

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    Lord Morgan celebrate new album ‘Vibration is Player’ at Cafe du Nord

Lord Morgan celebrate new album ‘Vibration is Player’ at Cafe du Nord

San Francisco label Text Me Records has done a good job thus far of pushing a vast selection of new artists through its New Phone, Who Dis? monthly showcase. [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Rainer Maria, Zola Jesus and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Rainer Maria, Zola Jesus 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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    Review: Coldplay soars, although Levi’s Stadium feels like an airport

Review: Coldplay soars, although Levi’s Stadium feels like an airport

Last week, the world-class soft-rockers Coldplay brought a nearly sold-out show to the final weeknight concert to be held at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.

With a local ordinance setting [...]

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    Sponsored: Fantastic Negrito pushes back at The UC Theatre this weekend

Sponsored: Fantastic Negrito pushes back at The UC Theatre this weekend

There are few artists more emblematic of the Oakland music scene than Fantastic Negrito.

Rocketed to fame after winning NPR's inaugural Tiny Desk Contest a few years ago, he's finally [...]

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