Video Premiere: Gentle Spirit, “Ram Van”

San Francisco's Gentle Spirit, the project of San Franciscan Marcus Stoesz, brings us the sweet "Ram Van" video. A twinkling ode to lost friends, loved ones, and, heartbreakingly, pets, [...]

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    Review + Photos: Charles for Change! Charles Bradley at The Chapel

Review + Photos: Charles for Change! Charles Bradley at The Chapel

The Chapel felt like a Baptist church as Charles Bradley preached the title track of his new record, Changes (even if it is a Black Sabbath tune). The man [...]

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Your guide to Wilco’s 5 nights at The Fillmore

Ahead of Wilco's first widespread tour of South America in October, the indie rock favorites from Chicago will hold an incredible five nights at The Fillmore, beginning tonight, Tuesday [...]

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Photos: Peter Bjorn and John breakin’ it at Slim’s

Peter Bjorn and John (photo: Jessica Perez)

After a change of venue, Swedish rock band Peter Bjorn and John played to an excited crowd at Slim's last night, September 1, 2016. [...]

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    Picture Atlantic are ready for action with “Billy Banker,” play Napa this month

Picture Atlantic are ready for action with “Billy Banker,” play Napa this month

More than 10 years ago, Picture Atlantic crafted a sound of its own. Since then the band has released two albums, four EPs, and have a third full-length on [...]

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Turkuaz bring powerhouse funk to the Bay in November

This fall, frontrunners of today's funk scene, The New Mastersounds and Turkuaz, will join forces for a cross country North American tour that stops in San Francisco and Berkeley [...]

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    Easy Bay debut tape release features Exray’s, Glenn Jackson, E. Live

Easy Bay debut tape release features Exray’s, Glenn Jackson, E. Live

Oakland's Glenn Jackson of James & Evander and solo producer fame has teamed up with Dwight and Liz Pavlovic of Crash Symbols to start Easy Bay Tapes, a brand [...]

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    Live This Month: September 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

Live This Month: September 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts


Download: Live This Month: September 2016 (Podcast #391)

Support for this podcast is provided by Goldstar. Visit their web site at goldstar.com/thebaybridged

In Live This Month, we sample some of the [...]

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    Great Moments In Local Songs: Jay Som’s “I Think You’re Alright”

Great Moments In Local Songs: Jay Som’s “I Think You’re Alright”

As a Bay Area music fan, you obviously know about Jay Som (aka Melina Duterte) by now. Off the strength of a bedroom demo, she's signed to Polyvinyl, toured [...]

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    Hot Buttered Rum, ALO to host inaugurual family camp festival in deep end of Anderson Valley

Hot Buttered Rum, ALO to host inaugurual family camp festival in deep end of Anderson Valley

This October 7-10, Bay Area favorites Hot Buttered Rum and ALO are throwing a family camp festival at Camp Navarro in Mendocino County. It’s an epic spot in old [...]

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    Review + Photos: Explosions In The Sky at The Mountain Winery

Review + Photos: Explosions In The Sky at The Mountain Winery

Explosions In The Sky (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Monday night, The Mountain Winery Amphitheater in Saratoga was treated to a sonic exploration of symphonic beauty from the instrumental group Explosions In The [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Aug 17 – 30

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In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, [...]

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