Megan Keely and the art of activism

Music has always been an art that provides a platform for people wanting to express their opinions, whatever it may be.

With politics becoming increasingly divisive, it seems as if [...]

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    Text Me Records announce new mixtape ‘Group Chat’ with first single “So Photogenic”

Text Me Records announce new mixtape ‘Group Chat’ with first single “So Photogenic”

Text Me Records has been on a roll, stockpiling tunes on tunes from their roster of artists, including Mikos Da Gawd, Julia Lewis, Drew Banga, Tia Nomore and countless [...]

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Photos: Geographer parts ways with the Bay at the Fillmore

Geographer (photo: William Wayland)

One of the Bay Area's best breakouts in recent years has been that of Mike Deni and company's Geographer. Deni has discussed that he is moving out [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 3 – 5

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Aug 3 – 5

Friday, August 3
Oakland Popfest 2018 @ Various Venues
Tonight and tomorrow, Oakland will play host to Popfest, a festival celebrating the best in power-pop. Be on the lookout for shows [...]

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Photos: The Decemberists + Whitney at the Fox Theater

The Decemberists (photo: Lilly Nguyen)

Last Friday saw loquacious wordsmith rockers the Decemberists headline the Fox Theater. They were supported by quickly-rising rock band Whitney, and we were lucky enough [...]

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Good or bad? Clear bags now required at festivals

(A Clusterfest attendee sporting a clear bag. Photo: Ashley Bulayo)

It’s officially happening. Clear bags are now a must when it comes to attending festivals.

That is, they were if you [...]

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    20th Street Block Party Extras: Yoga, classic cars, dog portraits and way more

20th Street Block Party Extras: Yoga, classic cars, dog portraits and way more

If a host of great indie musicians isn't enough to get you out to 20th Street Block Party this year, there's lots more where that came from.

What, exactly? Aside [...]

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Down The 5: The Body cry for help in LA

Portland duo the Body dropped into in Los Angeles to perform another wall-rattling drone-and-gasp performance at the Echo on Tuesday night. Since they released their second full-length LP, All [...]

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Azure searches for peace on new album, ‘Godspeed’

Down 2 Earth's Azure dug deep for his latest project, "Godspeed," out now.

As one-third of the standout Oakland trio hearkening back to the Town's conscious hip-hop heyday, an introspective [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Hold Steady, Bardo Martinez and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Hold Steady, Bardo Martinez 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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    Live This Month: August 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

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

Download: Live This Month: August 2018 (Podcast #431)

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

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    Rodrigo y Gabriela bringing dynamic acoustic guitar sounds to western United States

Rodrigo y Gabriela bringing dynamic acoustic guitar sounds to western United States

The story of Rodrigo y Gabriela's origins is as remarkable as it is improbable. The duo of Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero met and began collaborating in a metal [...]

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