Catch Modest Mouse at The Masonic over Memorial Day weekend

The firecracker of emotion from the Pacific Northwest known as Modest Mouse has announced a brief Northern California tour stint to take place over Memorial Day weekend.

Following the start of the tour [...]

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Bands In Portrait: Saturn Rising

Saturn Rising (photo: Robert Alleyne)

“Years ago I was afraid to make music,” Saturn Rising reveals as we discuss the path he has taken to get to this point in his career.

It [...]

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Photos: Biffy Clyro at The Fillmore

Biffy Clyro (photo: Brittany O'Brien)

Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro gave a rousing performance at The Fillmore Wednesday night, March 28, 2017. Our photographer Brittany O'Brien has the animated photo gallery [...]

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Ben Gibbard announces SF show with Thao Nguyen

Contemporary prince of indie rock Ben Gibbard has announced a lone West Coast appearance this coming June 8 at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco.

Nearly a month before he is scheduled [...]

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    Rose Droll emerges with “A Little Blue,” plots shows, debut EP

Rose Droll emerges with “A Little Blue,” plots shows, debut EP

(photo: Greg Edwards)

The first time I heard Rose Droll was on Instagram. When I saw my friend Valerie’s post, I stopped dead in my tracks. I only heard a [...]

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    Ticket Giveway Wednesday: Methyl Ethel, Castle Face Semi Formal and more

Ticket Giveway Wednesday: Methyl Ethel, Castle Face Semi Formal 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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Premiere: Killer Whale’s ‘Casual Crush’ LP

Photo: Tyrone Bartoli

Killer Whale's unique sound has been on my radar for quite some time, so I'm pleased as punch to give you all your first listen at his [...]

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Oathbreaker walk a new path, play Parkside tomorrow night

Words by Jordan Martich

Belgian blackened-hardcore band Oathbreaker significantly expand their sound on their most recent record Rheia (2016), which takes its name from the mother of the gods of [...]

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    Tele Novella, Pearl Charles, Spooky Mansion haunt Brick + Mortar tomorrow

Tele Novella, Pearl Charles, Spooky Mansion haunt Brick + Mortar tomorrow

Words by Tyler Walicek

Tele Novella, a macabre-pop outfit from Austin, Texas, will be headlining the Brick & Mortar Music Hall this coming Wednesday. Their two albums make it clear [...]

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Video Premiere: Loustic Sessions with Zena Carlota

Last week, we brought you Loustic Sessions' recordings of Ancient Baby in Fairfax. This week, they have Oakland's Zena Carlota, performing "Fara Fin Ya Ye Koba Ye" and "Unravel" [...]

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A San Jose vinyl safari with Jody and Brandon

If there is one thing that San Jose consistently does well when it comes to music, it's record stores. While the live music scene ebbs and flows, subject to [...]

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Review: Patton Oswalt at The Masonic

On Saturday night, I arrived to The Masonic in the hopes that Patton Oswalt would talk about death.

Nobody had a good 2016, but it seems safe to declare that [...]

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