Billie Gale premieres new single “The Rules”

Oakland's own dream pop quartet Billie Gale just released their newest single "The Rules." Perfect timing, too. They'll be performing this weekend at Temescal's 40th St. Block Party. Here's [...]

By |July 19, 2019|Comments Off on Billie Gale premieres new single “The Rules”

The futurist geometry of Salami Rose Joe Louis

(artwork: Cinque Mubarak)

Salami Rose Joe Louis signing to Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder imprint has been one of the most exciting Bay Area musical success stories of 2019. Since she started [...]

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South By South Bay celebrates San Jose next weekend

I don't want to jinx anything by writing this, but I feel like something's happening in the South Bay again.

I've written about this many times over the years, but [...]

By |July 19, 2019|Comments Off on South By South Bay celebrates San Jose next weekend
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    Queen of freestyle Jocelyn Enriquez returns home for UNDSCVRD season opener

Queen of freestyle Jocelyn Enriquez returns home for UNDSCVRD season opener

Photo courtesy of Juan L. Ortiz

It's been almost 20 years since Jocelyn Enriquez was a staple on radio airwaves and dance floors throughout the Bay Area and eventually across [...]

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    Premiere: The Witch and the Wizard dive right in on “Headfirst (For Better Or Worse)”

Premiere: The Witch and the Wizard dive right in on “Headfirst (For Better Or Worse)”

(photo: Deb Leal)

Picture a cauldron. Add eye of newt, maybe lizard's tail, the ashes of a dying star. Oh — and the voices of Allison Kane and AJ McKinley, [...]

By |July 17, 2019|Comments Off on Premiere: The Witch and the Wizard dive right in on “Headfirst (For Better Or Worse)”
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Smokin’ Ziggurats, David Bowie and Prince tribute and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Smokin’ Ziggurats, David Bowie and Prince tribute and more

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

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Photos: Monsieur Periné at SF Jazz Center

Monsieur Periné (photo: Ian Young)

Bogotá-based musical ensemble Monsieur Periné performed a very rousing set at SFJAZZ, lead by the wonderful pipes of singer Catalina García who sings in a [...]

By |July 16, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Monsieur Periné at SF Jazz Center

Review + Photos: Royal Jelly Jive at Sweetwater Music Hall

Royal Jelly Jive (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

It’s my first time experiencing the Sonoma County jazzy-cabaret, soul-filled band Royal Jelly Jive. I have heard good things about them over [...]

By |July 16, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Royal Jelly Jive at Sweetwater Music Hall
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    In ‘Incandescent Body,’ Post:Ballet bring Ah Mer Ah Su’s songs to life

In ‘Incandescent Body,’ Post:Ballet bring Ah Mer Ah Su’s songs to life

(photo: Ryan Molnar)

In 2018, we talked to Ah Mer Ah Su about the theater background that taught her how to turn complex emotions into soaring works of electronic pop. [...]

By |July 15, 2019|Comments Off on In ‘Incandescent Body,’ Post:Ballet bring Ah Mer Ah Su’s songs to life
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    Wax Roof’s “Poseidon” is an oceanic love jam featuring Rexx Life Raj, Jay Prince and Manasseh

Wax Roof’s “Poseidon” is an oceanic love jam featuring Rexx Life Raj, Jay Prince and Manasseh

Wax Roof is an Oakland multi-instrumentalist that has blessed some of the Bay Area's most treasured records with his simplified, yet soulful vibe. Turning hip-hop and jazz concepts into [...]

By |July 12, 2019|Comments Off on Wax Roof’s “Poseidon” is an oceanic love jam featuring Rexx Life Raj, Jay Prince and Manasseh
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    Nanosaur + Jay Casio got the drip in video for new single, “Fountain”

Nanosaur + Jay Casio got the drip in video for new single, “Fountain”

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Jay Casio has tried to forge a new identity since going solo from his initial outfit, one-half of Oakland party rappers RnB Millionaires. In 2014, the autotuned [...]

By |July 12, 2019|Comments Off on Nanosaur + Jay Casio got the drip in video for new single, “Fountain”

10 years on, Burger Boogaloo stays strange

In the years that I've been attending Burger Boogaloo, the festival heights exponentially grew each year. Two years ago, Iggy Pop did his best Alex Honnold impression and scaled the [...]

By |July 11, 2019|Comments Off on 10 years on, Burger Boogaloo stays strange