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    Kyle Morton of Typhoon performing at Swedish American Hall tomorrow

Kyle Morton of Typhoon performing at Swedish American Hall tomorrow

Portland-based mini orchestra Typhoon teased some vague news back in September with a simple 24-hour warning. The next day we were gifted a 10-song record from bandleader Kyle Morton [...]

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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 2 – Jan 5

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 2 – Jan 5

Find yourself at the Elbo Room tonight for Sirena Victima, Boy Scouts, and the inimitable Ted Davis.
Monday, January 2
Sirena Victima, Boy Scouts, Ted Davis @ Elbo Room
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Help us support San Francisco Bay Area music in 2017!

As 2016 comes to a close, your support of our year-end fundraiser is critical! For over a decade, The Bay Bridged has provided a vital platform for local artists, [...]

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    Midge Ure talks ’80s greatness and return to San Francisco

Midge Ure talks ’80s greatness and return to San Francisco

Scottish musician Midge Ure has performed in the Bay Area many times as frontman of the 1980s synthpop band Ultravox. He fondly recalls his most recent visit to San [...]

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    Best of 2016: Valerie Veteto’s favorite music journalism from local writers

Best of 2016: Valerie Veteto’s favorite music journalism from local writers

William Ryan Fritch sitting with his daughter, taken from Jody Amable's interview (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

I'm a sucker for good writing. I build friendships off of it. I hunch my neck [...]

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Best of 2016: The first Hamiltunes SF (an unexpected story)

The first Hamiltunes SF event at El Rio. Maybe you'll recognize me front and center; I had just come off the stage after doing my best Maria Reynolds impersonation.

There's [...]

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    Best of 2016: Russell Jelinek’s favorite local lyrical moments

Best of 2016: Russell Jelinek’s favorite local lyrical moments

I've never been one to sit down and follow along to the lyrics when I listen to an album, but there were a few lyrical moments from local artists [...]

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  • Ty Segall at The Fillmore, by Paige K. Parsons
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    Best of 2016: Paige K. Parsons’ favorite concert photos of 2016

Best of 2016: Paige K. Parsons’ favorite concert photos of 2016

Kanye West (By: Paige K. Parsons)

Editor's note: One of the best photographers in the Bay, Paige K. Parsons is at shows year-round covering acts large and small and always with a great [...]

By |December 28, 2016|Comments Off on Best of 2016: Paige K. Parsons’ favorite concert photos of 2016
  • Con Brio at Lagunitas, By Estefany Gonzalez
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: New Year’s Eve with Con Brio and Scraper

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: New Year’s Eve with Con Brio and Scraper

(photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

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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    Best of 2016 Playlist: Over 150 songs San Francisco Bay Area artists released this year!

Best of 2016 Playlist: Over 150 songs San Francisco Bay Area artists released this year!

While 2016 has been fraught with challenges and hardship, locally, nationally, and abroad, San Francisco Bay Area musicians have continued to push forward. Local artists released a ton of [...]

By |December 28, 2016|2 Comments
  • Bud E. Luv at the Chapel, by Jon Bauer
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    Review + Photos: Bud E. Luv brings Christmas spirit to The Chapel

Review + Photos: Bud E. Luv brings Christmas spirit to The Chapel

Bud. E. Luv (photo: Jon Bauer)

Bud E. Luv and his 10-piece band serenaded a packed Chapel lounge-style and a seated house of Christmas enthusiasts on Friday night December 23, 2016.

Robert Vickers' alter [...]

By |December 27, 2016|2 Comments
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    Unknown Mortal Orchestra playing two nights at The Independent, including NYE show

Unknown Mortal Orchestra playing two nights at The Independent, including NYE show

The first time I saw Unknown Mortal Orchestra was in 2011, when the New Zealand-via-Portland group opened up for (then) buzz-band Yuck at The Independent. As soon as UMO [...]

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