Beehive swarm up + down the West Coast to SF, Oakland

Though the duo Beehive formed recently in early 2019, band members Jake Sprecher (formerly of Terry Malts) and bassist Bud Amenti (also of Shutups), having been playing Bay Area venues for [...]

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    Get ready for tight security at Hardly Strictly (also, the final lineup)

Get ready for tight security at Hardly Strictly (also, the final lineup)

You probably already heard, but in addition to announcing the full and complete lineup, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announced tighter security measures for 2019's festival, in response to recent gun [...]

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    Throw some ‘bos with Pat Thomas, Seablite, and more at the Knockout this month

Throw some ‘bos with Pat Thomas, Seablite, and more at the Knockout this month

At the end of the month, the curatorial team of Throwin' Bo's has set up another showcase of local and local-ish music. On September 26, stop by the Knockout [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Bear Call, TWRP and more

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To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com [...]

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    Review + Photos: Nicki Bluhm, Scott Law, Ross James at the Mystic Theatre

Review + Photos: Nicki Bluhm, Scott Law, Ross James at the Mystic Theatre

Nicki Bluhm (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Singer/songwriter Nicki Bluhm is taller than I thought she would be. She also reminded me of Patti Smith, or possibly Chrissy Hynde, in [...]

By |September 3, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Nicki Bluhm, Scott Law, Ross James at the Mystic Theatre

The Brankas prove to be master codebreakers on ‘Safes’

It never hurts to begin any piece of writing with a famous and profound quote, so here's one for you:

"Change is the only constant in life."
- Heraclitus (Greek philosopher [...]

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    Live This Month: Old favorites and new voices come to town in September

Live This Month: Old favorites and new voices come to town in September

Summer in the Bay has provided no shortage of opportunities to chase the elusive sun while getting a shot of adrenaline via a well-curated music festival.

From the small stages [...]

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    Whitney release ‘Forever Turned Around’ with some Bay Area dates

Whitney release ‘Forever Turned Around’ with some Bay Area dates

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After a three-year record lull, Whitney’s much-anticipated sophomore album is out and it’s the treasure we were hoping for. In true Whitney fashion, Forever Turned Around (on [...]

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Mr. Hong returns home with new project, ‘Vacation’

Artwork by Günseli Sepici

Mr. Hong, a 24-year-old San Francisco beat producer, has a real talent for taking all sensory input and turning it into music. Take, for example, his [...]

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Vetiver’s exquisite journey “To Who Knows Where”

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Vetiver released "To Who Knows Where," the first single from new album Up On High, out November 1, 2019. The song is deeply rooted in the acoustic [...]

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Blues Lawyer luck into ‘Something Different’

Following the release of their 2018 debut album Guess Work, wonderfully anxious pop outfit Blues Lawyer was forced to reconsider their original plan for the project, which was to stop.

See, [...]

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Sponsored: Phum Viphurit invents T-pop at Mezzanine

The list of Thai musicians that have made it in the States is startlingly, depressingly short. In fact, outside of committed music nerds who keep a watchful eye on [...]

By |August 29, 2019|Comments Off on Sponsored: Phum Viphurit invents T-pop at Mezzanine