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    Cass McCombs croons and captivates at Great American Music Hall

Cass McCombs croons and captivates at Great American Music Hall

Cass McCombs (photo: Joshua Huver)

Cass McCombs brought his heavy-hitting, emotionally-charged brand of musicianship to San Francisco on Wednesday, September 14.

The second of his 25-date tour in support of Mangy Love, [...]

By |September 23, 2016|1 Comment

Photos + Review: Bloc Party at Mezzanine

Bloc Party (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Chances for a Bay Area Bloc Party concert looked bleak after the band took a hiatus in 2013. Now, back with a new album and lineup, the [...]

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    Mixtape: New Releases from Some of the Bay Area’s Best Record Labels

Mixtape: New Releases from Some of the Bay Area’s Best Record Labels


Download: Mixtape: New Releases from Some of the Bay Area's Best Record Labels (Podcast #393)

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

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Experience Backyard Paradise this weekend

The fourth installment of Backyard Paradise will string together a full day of music, food, drinks, and art this upcoming Sunday.

There are plenty of organizations and small groups in [...]

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    Emily Afton releases ‘Archetype’ at Starline Social Club tonight

Emily Afton releases ‘Archetype’ at Starline Social Club tonight

If you’ve been following the sounds of Emily Afton back when her earlier moniker Emily Moldy held heavier folk leanings, you are assuredly already listening to Archetype. If you [...]

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Review + Photos: Band of Skulls, MOTHERS at The Fillmore

Band of Skulls (photo: Jon Ching)

Last night's show at The Fillmore was a nice sample of the spectrum of modern rock music. MOTHERS showcased an introspective and melodic side [...]

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    Holding on for dear life: Cymbals Eat Guitars performing next weekend at Swedish American Hall

Holding on for dear life: Cymbals Eat Guitars performing next weekend at Swedish American Hall

Sometimes you can’t help but lose. It’s not the result of bad fortune, nor does it come from a lack of effort. You aren’t directly at fault, or maybe [...]

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Video: House shows power the North Bay’s music scene

The Down House (photos: Estefany Gonzalez)

To the untrained eye, the North Bay may come off as wineland or a foodie’s paradise. While yes, those are aspects of the North Bay, [...]

By |September 22, 2016|2 Comments
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    Still inexplicably great, Dinosaur Jr. primed for three-night run at The Independent

Still inexplicably great, Dinosaur Jr. primed for three-night run at The Independent

(photo: Levi Walton)

While it’s a really nice thought for fans, there is ample evidence that once-legendary bands should ignore the reunion circuit and keep their legacy and pride mercifully [...]

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    Stinky’s Al Fresco takes us back to the strange late ’90s

Stinky’s Al Fresco takes us back to the strange late ’90s

Words by Jordan Martich

Join us this weekend back in the strange days of the late '90s, when Stinky's Peepshow gained attention as a thrilling weekly exhibition of the bands, [...]

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    Ash celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘1977’ at The Independent

Ash celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘1977’ at The Independent

In 1996 Irish alt-rockers Ash released their first full-length album, 1977. Named in honor of the birth year of two out of the three members, the year punk broke [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Soul Rebels + Talib Kweli, Gringo Star and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Soul Rebels + Talib Kweli, Gringo Star and more

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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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