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    Phono del Sol: How to give back to your local music community

Phono del Sol: How to give back to your local music community

Yes, it's true, Phono del Sol is back and free-er than ever.

The best part of Phono in years past is that it was a true win-win: audiences got [...]

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Giveaway: Huichica Sonoma

Red alert for fans of folk, blues, and completely uncategorizable artists in scenic outdoor settings: We've got two tickets to give away to Huichica Sonoma next weekend.

Taking place in [...]

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Serious in all the right ways: An interview with Meernaa

(photo: Ginger Fierstein)

Meernaa’s frontwoman Carly Bond is a charming goofball — perhaps not entirely what one might expect after hearing her pour so much soul into the songs off [...]

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Review + Photos: IDLES at Great American Music Hall

Idles (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

IDLES, a hardcore rock band from the “other port city” Bristol, England (band’s reference to San Francisco) plays the first of two sold-out shows [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Field Medic, the Spirit of the Beehive and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Field Medic, the Spirit of the Beehive 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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Mariee Sioux to debut ‘Grief in Exile’ in Bolinas

(photo: Aubrey Trinnaman)

Mariee Sioux, whose folk songs are interwoven with haunting flutes and intricate guitar work, releases her latest album, Grief in Exile, on Night Bloom Records on June [...]

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    Interview: Ryan Von Gonten speaks on Christian-core influence and upcoming music

Interview: Ryan Von Gonten speaks on Christian-core influence and upcoming music

I caught Ryan Von Gonten walking into the Knockout about five minutes before doors were supposed to open.

Following the procession of amplifier- and guitar-carrying musicians, I spotted Von Gonten [...]

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Premiere: Royal Jelly Jive, “Boomerang”

Get excited for Royal Jelly Jive's release show at Cornerstone next week with a new video: "Boomerang."

"Boomerang" is the bonus track that comes when you pre-order their new record, [...]

By |May 28, 2019|2 Comments

Photos: blackbear at the Masonic

blackbear (photo: Cam Peters)

Five albums deep into his career, singer blackbear gave a passionate performance to an enthusiastic crowd at the Masonic. He was performing in support of his [...]

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    Seablite announce new album ‘Grass Stains and Novocaine’

Seablite announce new album ‘Grass Stains and Novocaine’

Seablite are a four-piece dream-pop band hailing from San Francisco, bringing a bouncy fusion of My Bloody Valentine-esque shoegaze and West Coast garage rock. Their latest release, “There Were [...]

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Neutrals announce debut album ‘Kebab Disco’

If you played me Neutrals' latest release, “Hate the Summer of Love,” it would be difficult to place it in any specific time. Like post-punk acts of the '80s, [...]

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Field Medic returns for first headlining show in SF

(photo: Stephen Beebout)

How autobiographical are the songs off this album? We asked Field Medic’s Kevin Patrick.

“100%,” he said. “I don’t really write fiction, I just write [my] truth...I wouldn’t [...]

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