Video Premiere: Young Moon, “Love is a Light”

We love us some Young Moon here at TBB. And they love us, too — we're excited to bring you the premiere of their new video, "Love Is A [...]

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    Goodnight, Texas release surprise live album, ‘For My Mother’s Wedding’

Goodnight, Texas release surprise live album, ‘For My Mother’s Wedding’

Goodnight, Texas, the pan-American Americana band with one foot in San Francisco, surprised social media followers with a new record yesterday, For My Mother's Wedding: Live in the Booth [...]

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Charles Bradley to headline two nights at The Chapel

Charles Bradley’s story is a heart-wrenching tale of abandonment and fear, and yet it remains some of the most hopeful and positively uplifting soul experiences in recent years. He [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Diane Coffee, Sheer Mag and more

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 entering in [...]

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Photos: Death Valley Girls lead the pack at The Independent

Death Valley Girls (photo: David Evanko)

It was a stacked lineup at The Independent last Friday night with a great lineup of bands with Death Valley Girls rocking the house. Along with [...]

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    Photos: The New Pornographers and Astronauts, etc. at Stern Grove

Photos: The New Pornographers and Astronauts, etc. at Stern Grove

The New Pornographers (photo: Patric Carver)

Last Sunday brought some delightful indie rock vibes to a sunny day at the Stern Grove Festival.  Supergroup The New Pornographers headlined the event and [...]

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Beyond the Bay and back: An interview with Caleborate

Caleborate, also known by the alias TBKTR (That Black Kid That Raps), is a Berkeley-based artist about to slam through an infamous regional glass ceiling — one that’s held [...]

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    Sirena Victima release self-titled album and kick off tour at Hemlock

Sirena Victima release self-titled album and kick off tour at Hemlock

I know being Xicanx is punk in its core, because it's all about being proud of what society has taught you to avoid in yourself. Yet, I still get surprised [...]

By |August 23, 2016|Comments Off on Sirena Victima release self-titled album and kick off tour at Hemlock
  • Panic Is Perfect at The Great American Music Hall, by Estefany Gonzalez
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    Photos: Abbot Kinney, Vacances, Dangermaker, Panic is Perfect at The Great American Music Hall

Photos: Abbot Kinney, Vacances, Dangermaker, Panic is Perfect at The Great American Music Hall

Panic is Perfect (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Bay Area indie pop bands took over the Great American Music Hall this weekend on Saturday, August 20. Vacances played a short but fun set. Abbot Kinney  nailed their first [...]

By |August 22, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: Abbot Kinney, Vacances, Dangermaker, Panic is Perfect at The Great American Music Hall
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    Guided By Voices to headline two nights at The Independent (starting tonight!)

Guided By Voices to headline two nights at The Independent (starting tonight!)

Guided By Voices, one of Robert Pollard's high-voltage, raw rock and roll projects with widespread critical and commercial success, will be headlining two nights at The Independent on Monday and [...]

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Giraffage releases new track, haunts Mezzanine on Halloween

As frequently as San Francisco-based beat maker Giraffage has thrown us remixes and collaborations to keep our hunger at bay, it’s been a long time since we’ve heard a [...]

By |August 22, 2016|Comments Off on Giraffage releases new track, haunts Mezzanine on Halloween
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    Mixtape: New Alternative — The Bay Area’s emerging noisy rock sound

Mixtape: New Alternative — The Bay Area’s emerging noisy rock sound


Download: New Alternative: The Bay Area's emerging noisy rock sound (Podcast #390)

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The dream of the '90s may be, as the TV show says, alive [...]

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