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    Celebrate a year of local music at the Independent tomorrow night

Celebrate a year of local music at the Independent tomorrow night

There are a lot of ways to give back this time of year, and one of our favorite ways is in the form of benefit shows. See some live [...]

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Photos: John Maus at Great American Music Hall

John Maus (photo: Scott Russell)

Words by Scott Russell

John Maus seemed to hold nothing back during his show at Great American Music Hall. From the moment he hit the stage, he [...]

By |December 11, 2018|1 Comment

Celebrate 15 years of the New Trust at the Phoenix Theater

Santa Rosa-grown indie rockers the New Trust will celebrate their 15th anniversary at the Phoenix Theater in Petaluma on Friday December 14.

Joining them are past members Matthew Izen and [...]

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    Live This Month: December 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: December 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Download: Live This Month: December 2018 (Podcast #436)

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 |December 10, 2018|Comments Off on Live This Month: December 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 7 – 9

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 7 – 9

Friday, December 7
P-Lo @ The UC Theatre
It's a good feeling for us when a local artist sells out their hometown venue. If you can find your way in to [...]

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  • Willie Watson at the Great American Music Hall, by Ria Burman
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    Photos: Willie Watson + Charlie Parr at Great American Music Hall

Photos: Willie Watson + Charlie Parr at Great American Music Hall

Willie Watson (photo: Ria Burman)

Willie Watson brought breakneck-brisk banjo playing to Great American Music Hall Tuesday night. With flash fingers on strings fleeting through railroad-traveling folk tunes of yesteryear, [...]

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    You’re Going To Die raises funds for Camp Fire victims next week

You’re Going To Die raises funds for Camp Fire victims next week

In what's becoming a really unfortunate regular occurrence, numerous benefit events are being organized for those affected by this year's wildfires in Northern California.

Of particular note is next week's [...]

By |December 6, 2018|Comments Off on You’re Going To Die raises funds for Camp Fire victims next week

Thao Nguyen takes over ‘Song Exploder’ for 2019

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On Twitter this week, longtime San Francisco songwriter Thao Nguyen announced that she will take over hosting duties from Hrishikesh Hirway for popular music podcast Song Exploder for [...]

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DEWR releases new video for “Front Line”

San Francisco-based folk pop solo artist DEWR (AKA Brian Dewar) is here to remind you "Dream Pop is Over."

OK, technically it isn't. However, that is the title of his [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Suuns, Peter Bjorn and John and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Suuns, Peter Bjorn and John and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

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

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8th Annual Tricycle Records Compilation arrives on Friday

Long-standing San Francisco music label Tricycle Records is set to release their annual compilation, a collection of tracks from Tricycle-affiliated artists that made their mark in the past year, [...]

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Behind The Scenes: Death Valley Girls at Rickshaw Stop

Death Valley Girls (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Despite the title of Death Valley Girls' latest album Darkness Rains, the band's energetic live show was a beacon of light before Thanksgiving weekend. From [...]

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