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    Photos: Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall

Photos: Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall

Ben Folds with the San Francisco Symphony (photo: Jon Bauer)

Last Tuesday saw a very special show at Davies Symphony Hall where piano man Ben Folds held a unique performance [...]

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Fime on their ‘Sprawl’ EP, music videos, and LA move

My first impression of Fime, outside of listening to their most recent EP Sprawl, was how gracious they were while I fumbled with my audio recording software and anxiously [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Sean Hayes and Hyphen Hyphen

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

Looking for more giveaways? We've moved our hottest ticket giveaways over to Instagram, and are reserving a few more just for newsletter subscribers. Follow us on Instagram [...]

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Photos: Julia Jacklin at the Independent

Julia Jacklin (photo: Ian Young)
Julia Jacklin has had an incredible year, selling out Swedish American Hall in May and now the Independent Saturday night. The lucky few who were [...]

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Photos: Bloc Party at the Masonic

Bloc Party (photo: Patric Carver)

It's been 14 years and four albums since the debut of their monumental and breakthrough debut Silent Alarm, and Bloc Party were ready to perform [...]

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Down The 5: Jonathan Bree masquerades at the Lodge Room

New Zealand singer-songwriter Jonathan Bree touched down in Los Angeles on Saturday night at the Lodge Room. Bree is best known for the “You’re So Cool” video, which features [...]

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Amen arrives with debut project, ‘Real’

Amen is finally ready to speak her truth. A voice formerly heard on Text Me Records' Group Chat Vol. 2 and Mikos Da Gawd's "Hell Yeah Brother!" makes her [...]

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Photos: The Black Keys at the Chase Center

The Black Keys (photo: Pedro Paredes Haz)

It was a night of garage rock celebration with three of the finest bands in the scene at the Chase Center on Nov. [...]

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Photos: Big Freedia at the UC Theatre

Big Freedia (photo: Ian Young)

Big Freedia, the Queen Diva, brought the bounce back to Berkeley on Tuesday night at the UC Theatre with a raucous wave-your-ass-in-the-air-like-you-don't-care set filled with [...]

By |November 21, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Big Freedia at the UC Theatre

Review + Photos: Soul Ska celebrates five years

Soul Ska (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

If you’re reading this and you don’t know Soul Ska, that’s partly by design. The band was never interested in blanketing the Bay Area [...]

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Premiere: nenci, ‘tomorrow, for sure’

Local songwriter and producer Leviathe has been behind a huge number of our Text Me favorites in the last few years here at The Bay Bridged. Today, she's releasing [...]

By |November 21, 2019|Comments Off on Premiere: nenci, ‘tomorrow, for sure’
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    The Painted Horses’ sophomore record has a familiar richness

The Painted Horses’ sophomore record has a familiar richness

This month, Santa Cruz-based the Painted Horses released their second, self-titled album and it is a collection of folk rock songs we are delighted to have found. Following the [...]

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