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    Best Of 2018: Women Sound Off on the womxn making waves in Bay Area music

Best Of 2018: Women Sound Off on the womxn making waves in Bay Area music

2018 was an instrumental year for womxn-identifying musical artists in the Bay Area and beyond. As an intersectional platform celebrating creative women from all industries and walks of life, [...]

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Photos: Cults at the Chapel

Cults (photo: Ian Young)

New York rock band Cults returned last year with their third album Offering and made their way to San Francisco's the Chapel to give a headlining [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Lee Fields and the Expressions, Robyn Hitchcock and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Lee Fields and the Expressions, Robyn Hitchcock 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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    Best Of 2018: Travis Hayes shares a playlist of Bay Area faves

Best Of 2018: Travis Hayes shares a playlist of Bay Area faves

As part of our year-end wrap-up, we asked local movers, shakers, and music-makers from our community to contribute their favorite songs, moments, and memories from 2018. Today, musician Travis [...]

By |December 26, 2018|1 Comment

Best of 2018: Ria Burman’s Favorite Photos from 2018

Langhorne Slim & The Lost At Last Band (photo: Ria Burman)

Here's a Top 18 countdown of sweet shows encountered this year, which has been tricky to compile considering the [...]

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Photos: Thom Yorke at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Thom Yorke (photo: Jon Bauer)

When not working as the frontman of Radiohead, a band you've probably heard of that was recently announced as a 2019 induction into the Rock and [...]

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Best of 2018: Kate Haley’s Favorite Photos from 2018

U2 (photo: Kate Haley)

Words by Kate Haley

2018 was an incredible year for live music and there was no better place to experience it all than in the Bay Area. TBB [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 21 – 23

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 21 – 23

Have you been good enough for Krampus this year?
Friday, December 21
Killer Whale @ Bottom of the Hill
In addition to the up-and-coming Killer Whale on this bill is The Bernal [...]

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    Best Of 2018: Russell E.L. Butler’s new record is East Bay techno at its best

Best Of 2018: Russell E.L. Butler’s new record is East Bay techno at its best

Oakland techno artist Russel E.L. Butler — a Club Chai affiliate — has a new record out called The Home I’d Build For Myself And All My Friends.

And [...]

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    Review + Photos: Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus aka boygenius at the Fox Theater

Review + Photos: Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus aka boygenius at the Fox Theater

boygenius (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

First as soloists and then together as boygenius, they performed at Fox Theater in Oakland on November 27 for an endearing three-and-a-half hour performance.

Their [...]

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  • PSDSP at the Sweetwater Music Hall, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Best Of 2018: Carolyn McCoy’s favorite photos from this year

Best Of 2018: Carolyn McCoy’s favorite photos from this year

Bob Weir (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

One of my favorite expressions is “Let’s rock this shit!” I can vouch for myself when I tell you that I did indeed [...]

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    Best Of 2018: Ned Buskirk on ‘Love, Loss & Fire’ at the SF Columbarium

Best Of 2018: Ned Buskirk on ‘Love, Loss & Fire’ at the SF Columbarium

When The Bay Bridged approached me to share thoughts on some of my favorite music of 2018, the opportunity to consider the question was a reminder of how lucky [...]

By |December 20, 2018|1 Comment