Video Feature: 112 years of the Phoenix Theater

Crowd at the Phoenix Theater (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

The Bay Area is full of amazing venues, but (likely) only one can say it survived three fires and has hosted acts as diverse [...]

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Interview: 500 three ways crack us up

Though 500 three ways are a relatively new band, their presence in the Bay Area is striking. Without releasing any EPs, 500 three ways have become an indispensable part [...]

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    Gravid Water delivers a sidesplitting performance at SF Sketchfest

Gravid Water delivers a sidesplitting performance at SF Sketchfest

The premise is simple...but twisted. Take an actor who has memorized and rehearsed a scene from a play and pair them up with an improviser who has no idea [...]

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  • Katie Kuffel at Neck of the Woods, by Ria Burman
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    Photos: Katie Kuffel and Aly Tadros are strong at Neck of the Woods

Photos: Katie Kuffel and Aly Tadros are strong at Neck of the Woods

Katie Kuffel (photo: Ria Burman)

Katie Kuffel keyboard-uked the night away at Neck of the Woods supporting Aly Tadros with some sweet, catchy tunes mixed in with poignant tales from the [...]

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Giveaway: The Donkeys at The Chapel

This weekend brings The Donkeys up from the far reaches of San Diego for a night in the city followed by one more in Santa Cruz at The Crepe [...]

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Review + Photos: Poor Man’s Whiskey at Moe’s Alley

Poor Man's Whiskey (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Friday, January 20, a rainstorm that flooded the Santa Cruz Mountains and shut down Highway 17 was no match for the foot-stomping roots [...]

By |January 25, 2017|2 Comments

Memphis-based NOTS play two Bay Area shows in February

(photo: Don Perry)

Southern-bred quartet NOTS have announced two Bay Area shows in February as part of their North American tour in support of Cosmetic, their late 2016 album released on Goner Records. A [...]

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  • NVO at Brick & Mortar Music Hall, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos: NVO dance the weekend away at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Photos: NVO dance the weekend away at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall

NVO (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Last Saturday night saw a busy dance floor bumping all night thanks to NVO at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall. It also was the release of a new EP [...]

By |January 25, 2017|2 Comments
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    Toronto’s July Talk brings fiery rock and roll to Bottom of the Hill

Toronto’s July Talk brings fiery rock and roll to Bottom of the Hill

Avant garde soul-stirrers July Talk, a Toronto five-piece that has been making a name for themselves worldwide, will return to San Francisco's Bottom of the Hill on Thursday, January [...]

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    Premiere: John McBain – “First Earth Battalion,” new album on Vacant Stare Feb. 24

Premiere: John McBain – “First Earth Battalion,” new album on Vacant Stare Feb. 24

San Francisco resident John McBain has been on the fringe of rock-and-roll royalty for much of his career. He was a founding member of Monster Magnet, collaborated with Pearl [...]

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  • Ticket Giveaway Wednesday
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Lydia Loveless, Leopold and his Fiction and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Lydia Loveless, Leopold and his Fiction 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 [...]

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Giveaway: Heron Oblivion at The Chapel

(photo: Alissa Anderson)

One of the most popular bands in San Francisco's rock and roll scene is the four-piece Heron Oblivion. One of the most popular small venues in the [...]

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