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    Live This Week: Adrianne Lenker’s feather-light tunes showcased at Swedish American Hall

Live This Week: Adrianne Lenker’s feather-light tunes showcased at Swedish American Hall

Adrianne Lenker (of Big Thief) makes quietly unassuming folk filled with abstraction.

Her emotional melodies throb instead of afflict sharp pangs that more lyrically direct material would be inclined to [...]

By |February 4, 2019|0 Comments

Elujay takes on a whole new R&B direction on “Adojio”

Elujay's 2016 rap love letter to Oakland Jentrify set him on a path as another local force to watch out for. After two years of collecting nods from Billboard, [...]

By |February 1, 2019|0 Comments

Safia Mafia is making self-love R&B on her own terms

Safia Mafia is a vibe. Her latest project, Love Kills is a kaleidoscope dream of R&B hinged upon the early influences of Motown soul, '80s synth pop, electronica, and [...]

By |February 1, 2019|0 Comments
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 1 – 3

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Feb 1 – 3

(poster: Joonbug)
Friday, February 1
Tino Drima, Nobody's Baby, the She's @ Bottom of the Hill
Kick off the season of love with this lineup of local bands that love you right [...]

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Preview: Efrim Menuck at Rickshaw Stop

(photo: Louise Michel Jackson)

Efrim Menuck, known for founding Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra, plays meandering and eerie music for the end of the [...]

By |February 1, 2019|0 Comments

Happy Birthday, ‘Dookie’

On this day, a quarter century ago, Bay Area punk trio Green Day dropped their major-label debut Dookie on an unsuspecting generation like it wasn't even a thing.

They didn't [...]

By |February 1, 2019|0 Comments

Photos: Fantastic Negrito at the New Parish

Fantastic Negrito (photo: Ria Burman)

The New Parish is celebrating their 10-year anniversary in style with a double-whammy dose of the outstanding Fantastic Negrito (his second show is happening tonight).

Tuesday [...]

By |January 31, 2019|0 Comments

Photos: Colter Wall at the the Mystic Theatre

Colter Wall (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland
Cattle still graze and the town still has a livestock auction yard. Petaluma still has a feed mill and the grain elevator is [...]

By |January 31, 2019|0 Comments

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Real Estate, Tino Drima and more

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

By |January 30, 2019|0 Comments

Photos: Snail Mail at the Fillmore

Snail Mail (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

I can tell you that the Lindsey Jordan (a.k.a. Snail Mail) at the Fillmore felt like an even more mature performer than the [...]

By |January 29, 2019|1 Comment

Exposé Deux at Pro Arts featuring Kahj

Pro Arts Gallery in Oakland is a nonprofit art space dedicated to providing a safe space for marginalized local artists to perform and find exposure. On February 9, they [...]

By |January 28, 2019|0 Comments
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 25 – 27

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 25 – 27

Friday, January 25
Gardens & Villa, Lapel @ The Chapel
Local wonder Lapel opens for Santa Barbara indie stars Gardens & Villa.

Duster, Heaven's Blade, Eye O @ The Ritz
The Ritz takes [...]

By |January 25, 2019|0 Comments