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    Michael Ian Black and cohorts return to SF Sketchfest for another rendition of Stella

Michael Ian Black and cohorts return to SF Sketchfest for another rendition of Stella

Michael Ian Black

Every year, Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain — the pioneering comics behind the sketch ensemble Stella — make a promise that they’ll prepare diligently [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Mirah at The Chapel

Having last swung through the city back in June for a collaborative tour with Jherek Bischoff, Mirah will return to a larger (and potentially more haunted) room in The [...]

By |January 5, 2017|1 Comment

Photos + Review: Citizen Cope at The Fillmore

Citizen Cope (photo: Jon Bauer)

Citizen Cope seemed as captivated by his San Francisco crowd as they were of him on Friday, December 16 at The Fillmore.

The third of four solo [...]

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    Jeff Goldblum and his orchestra play San Francisco for jazz and a laugh

Jeff Goldblum and his orchestra play San Francisco for jazz and a laugh

Actor Jeff Goldblum, also a jazz pianist, will perform as part of annual comedy festival SF Sketchfest next week.

Goldblum is known for his roles in movies, television and [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Sonny & the Sunsets, Red Wood and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Sonny & the Sunsets, Red Wood and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

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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    The Lookouting: A Celebration of Lookout! Records runs through next weekend at 924 Gilman

The Lookouting: A Celebration of Lookout! Records runs through next weekend at 924 Gilman

Nineteen-year-old Alex Botkin wasn't around for any of Lookout!'s heyday.

"I've been going to Gilman since 2011," he says of the legendary East Bay collective that went hand-in-hand with Berkeley [...]

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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
It's a birthday [...]

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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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