Behind The Scenes: Overcoats at the Independent

Overcoats (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

As the new year begins, we look back on Overcoats show at the Independent. The concert marked the duo's 96th show of the year, a number the [...]

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Time is running out! Help us support local music in 2018!

2018 is almost here and we need your help! As the new year quickly approaches, there's still time to help our local music community by supporting The Bay Bridged.

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    Listen to this Best of 2017 playlist of Bay Area artists from Cody Rhodes

Listen to this Best of 2017 playlist of Bay Area artists from Cody Rhodes

Remember how right after the 2016 election a bunch of people, for some reason, found it necessary to say that "At least a lot of great art will come [...]

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Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017

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Download: Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017 (Podcast #419)

With each passing day, 2017 appears increasingly determined to solidify its place as the [...]

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    Best of 2017: Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue reflect on a banner year

Best of 2017: Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue reflect on a banner year

(photo: Ryan Devisser)

Words by Sarah Leighton

A lot of plans for the year ahead never make it past the first week of January. If you talked to any of the [...]

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    Sponsored: Stay warm with local faves at the Indy this January

Sponsored: Stay warm with local faves at the Indy this January

We'll say it: January kinda sucks. You're back at work, you're quickly running out of your holiday leftovers (or, more realistically, they've been gone since December 28), and no [...]

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    NYE Happening: Noise Pop presents Con Brio at Swedish American Hall

NYE Happening: Noise Pop presents Con Brio at Swedish American Hall

(photo: Jon Bauer)Psychedelic funk and soul was pioneered here in the Bay Area with bands like Sly and the Family Stone, but it's Con Brio who keep that pulse [...]

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    NYE Happening, Across The Bridges: Brothers Comatose, Lucero + more

NYE Happening, Across The Bridges: Brothers Comatose, Lucero + more

Not in San Francisco, or wanna get out of town for the night? Here are some of the shows on our radar across the bridges. These events all have [...]

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Best of 2017: The songs Annie Bacon couldn’t shake

Pictured: Annie Bacon.

When push comes to shove, it's the songs that I remember that prove the most impactful to me. Why one song lingers and another doesn't is utter [...]

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Photos: Greg Hoy at Hotel Utah

Greg Hoy (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Greg Hoy and the Boys hosted a rock and roll holiday party at the Hotel Utah last week, and those who couldn’t be [...]

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    Best of 2017: “Nothing Perfect Stays That Way” by Avi Vinocur

Best of 2017: “Nothing Perfect Stays That Way” by Avi Vinocur

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Oh my God, Jody, nobody wants to hear about your dead mom anymore.

Nobody wants to hear about anyone dead, period. Death is scary and gross and wholly [...]

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NYE Happening: A small round-up of big events around SF

For those who prefer the epic to the intimate, we've compiled a short list of the big events happening around town. As of writing, all of these events still [...]

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