• Electric Prunes at the Chapel, by Kristin Cofer
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    Review + Photos: A conversation with Electric Prunes’ James Lowe before their Chapel show

Review + Photos: A conversation with Electric Prunes’ James Lowe before their Chapel show

Electric Prunes (photo: Kristin Cofer)

Photos + Words by Kristin Cofer

I was really nervous on my way to meet up with the legendary Electric Prunes frontman James Lowe.

My nervousness quickly subsided, [...]

By |January 19, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: A conversation with Electric Prunes’ James Lowe before their Chapel show
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    Angel Olsen playing two nights at The Fillmore with Chris Cohen

Angel Olsen playing two nights at The Fillmore with Chris Cohen

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Angel Olsen is touring throughout North America with her six-piece band in support of her latest album. Out now on Jagjaguwar, My Woman has remained one of [...]

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  • Big Brother and The Holding Company at The Uptown Bar, by Ria Burman
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    Photos + Review: Big Brother and The Holding Company with The Love Dimension at The Uptown

Photos + Review: Big Brother and The Holding Company with The Love Dimension at The Uptown

Big Brother and The Holding Company (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos + Words by Ria Burman

The Love Dimension gave an energetic, get-down of a performance supporting Big Brother and The Holding Company [...]

By |January 19, 2017|1 Comment
  • Hubba Hubba Review - Soviet! at the DNA Lounge, by Patric Carver
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    Review + Photos: Hubba Hubba gets pulses racing with Soviet! at DNA

Review + Photos: Hubba Hubba gets pulses racing with Soviet! at DNA

Hubba Hubba Review - Soviet! (photo: Patric Carver)

Review by SarahJayn Kemp

About a month ago, DNA Lounge proprietor Jamie Zawinski penned a heartfelt message to the people of the Bay Area letting [...]

By |January 18, 2017|1 Comment
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    The captivating Lydia Loveless will play The Independent this month

The captivating Lydia Loveless will play The Independent this month

My first introduction to Columbus, OH singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless was "Clumps," the hypnotic, unadorned penultimate track off Real, her most recent and finest studio album to date. Struck by [...]

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Joshua Huver’s 2016-in-Review: The Year of 100 Shows

I think it’s safe to say that NOT ONE OF US was prepared for the never-ending, often emotional, always irrational roller coaster that was 2016.

For many, it was an [...]

By |January 18, 2017|Comments Off on Joshua Huver’s 2016-in-Review: The Year of 100 Shows
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    The Independent’s Allen Scott on his favorite SF haunt, Nopalito

The Independent’s Allen Scott on his favorite SF haunt, Nopalito

The Independent's Allen Scott (Illustration: Rob Goodman)

Over the past few years, Divisadero Street in San Francisco’s Alamo Square neighborhood has been a hotbed of amazing new restaurants, bars, cafes, [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Great Good Fine OK @ GAMH

(photo: Shervin Lainez)

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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    Imerald Brown set to further Berkeley’s ascent as a hip-hop capital on new album

Imerald Brown set to further Berkeley’s ascent as a hip-hop capital on new album

The East Bay has proven itself in recent years as the modern mecca of Bay Area hip-hop, stealing the crown from Vallejo through the come-ups of Kamaiyah, Rexx Life [...]

By |January 17, 2017|Comments Off on Imerald Brown set to further Berkeley’s ascent as a hip-hop capital on new album
  • Fantastic Negrito at the New Parish, by Jon Bauer
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    Photos: Fantastic Negrito celebrates back home at The New Parish

Photos: Fantastic Negrito celebrates back home at The New Parish

Fantastic Negrito (photo: Jon Bauer)

It was a night of fantastic music at the New Parish as the Grammy-nominated and Bay Area's own Fantastic Negrito rocked the house last Friday, [...]

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77 albums the TBB staff loved in high school

If you've been on Facebook any time in the last week or so, you might have seen that "10 Albums I Loved In High School" thing going around. The [...]

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Lotus return to SF for two nights in February

Lotus, the five piece live band jam-tronica pioneer from the Midwest, will be making a doubleheader appearance next month at The Independent.

Their 2017 winter tour kicked off with two [...]

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