Photos + Review: Midge Ure delivers at Social Hall SF

Midge Ure (photo: Ria Burman)

Photos and words by Ria Burman

Midge Ure sythn-pop-rocked the Social Hall SF on Wednesday night with a jam-packed show of old and new songs, spanning more than [...]

By |January 13, 2017|Comments Off on Photos + Review: Midge Ure delivers at Social Hall SF

Bill Callahan plots mini-tour through Northern California

Maybe it’s the oblique, esoteric nature of his lyrics, his endless references to the natural world, or his enduring commitment to sparse, lo-fi recording equipment, but there is definitely [...]

By |January 12, 2017|Comments Off on Bill Callahan plots mini-tour through Northern California
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    The Nth Power return to the Bay Area with heavy dose of soul-funk

The Nth Power return to the Bay Area with heavy dose of soul-funk

Next week, the NOLA soul band with a knack for funk grooves known as The Nth Power will return to the Bay Area for a pair of concerts. They [...]

By |January 12, 2017|1 Comment

Review + Photos: Tycho kicks off 2017 world tour in Oakland

Tycho (photo: Jon Bauer)

Scott Hansen, also known as Tycho, also known as light, audio, and visual artist ISO50, kicked off a world tour at Oakland's fabulous Fox Theater on Saturday, January [...]

By |January 11, 2017|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Tycho kicks off 2017 world tour in Oakland
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Tim Presley, Cate Le Bon and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Tim Presley, Cate Le Bon 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 [...]

By |January 11, 2017|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Tim Presley, Cate Le Bon and more
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    Stream our new fundraiser compilation, featuring bAd bAd, Jay Stone, Madeline Kenney and more!

Stream our new fundraiser compilation, featuring bAd bAd, Jay Stone, Madeline Kenney and more!

For over a decade, The Bay Bridged has provided a vital platform for local artists, especially emerging performers struggling to gain awareness early in their careers. Last year, we [...]

By |January 11, 2017|Comments Off on Stream our new fundraiser compilation, featuring bAd bAd, Jay Stone, Madeline Kenney and more!
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    Susanna Hoffs brings Bangles hits and solo songs to comedy fest

Susanna Hoffs brings Bangles hits and solo songs to comedy fest

Susanna Hoffs is the coolest.

Having sung hits with The Bangles all the livelong ‘80s, Hoffs has a melodious voice, a decades-long career as a guitarist and songwriter, and a [...]

By |January 10, 2017|Comments Off on Susanna Hoffs brings Bangles hits and solo songs to comedy fest
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    Video Premiere: Find a dance partner in Meernaa’s “Redwood”

Video Premiere: Find a dance partner in Meernaa’s “Redwood”

Oakland genre-less band Meernaa has been busy in the studio recording a host of singles to be released in 2017, and we're pleased to share their first release of [...]

By |January 10, 2017|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Find a dance partner in Meernaa’s “Redwood”
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    Let Dear Nora’s lyrics hug you in person for the first time since 2008

Let Dear Nora’s lyrics hug you in person for the first time since 2008

(photo: Chris Lael Larson)

Dear Nora is the surrogate mother of my 20s, giving me pop melodies that cradle my unstable emotions until they back are on their feet. A band [...]

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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 9 – Jan 12

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 9 – Jan 12

Women's Audio Mission is throwing a free Local Sirens event this Thursday night at Rickshaw Stop.
Monday, January 9
Manatee, Midnight Snaxxx @ 1-2-3-4 Go! Records
All local punk. Proceeds from this [...]

By |January 9, 2017|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 9 – Jan 12
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    Live This Month: January 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Live This Month: January 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts


Download: Live This Month: January 2017 (Podcast #399)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San [...]

By |January 9, 2017|Comments Off on Live This Month: January 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

ALO’s Tour D’Amour XI returns with plenty of variety

One of the Bay Area's best long-running bands is the family-oriented rock and roll outfit Animal Liberation Orchestra, or ALO. For the 11th February in a row, the quartet will [...]

By |January 9, 2017|Comments Off on ALO’s Tour D’Amour XI returns with plenty of variety