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    Review & Photos: The Chuckleberries, Courtney & the Crushers @ The Night Light, 8/27/13

Review & Photos: The Chuckleberries, Courtney & the Crushers @ The Night Light, 8/27/13

In these difficult times, without so much as a bridge to cross, when something as important as the Lusty Lady can't even survive, well...The Chuckleberries are just what we [...]

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  • Nothing @ Bottom of the Hill 8/28/13 - photo by Nicole L. Browner
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    Review & Photos: Whirr, Nothing, Lycus @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/28/13

Review & Photos: Whirr, Nothing, Lycus @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/28/13

Whirr and Nothing's month-long tour of North America swung through town on Wednesday night, bringing a singular, serene shot of shoegaze noise to the hallowed halls of Bottom of [...]

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  • Some Ember @ Rickshaw Stop 8/24/13 - photo by Nicole L. Browner
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    Review & Photos: Majical Cloudz, Moon King, Some Ember @ Rickshaw Stop, 8/24/13

Review & Photos: Majical Cloudz, Moon King, Some Ember @ Rickshaw Stop, 8/24/13

For most concertgoers I know, this weekend presented a lot of hard decisions -- there was My Bloody Valentine on Friday, FYF in Los Angeles all weekend, the 20th [...]

By |August 27, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Majical Cloudz, Moon King, Some Ember @ Rickshaw Stop, 8/24/13
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    Review & Photos: First City Festival @ Monterey, CA 8/24–8/25/13

Review & Photos: First City Festival @ Monterey, CA 8/24–8/25/13

In its very first year, Monterey’s First City Festival is already off to a rollicking start. The fledgling festival, conceived by live-event giant Goldenvoice, was a major coup for [...]

By |August 26, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: First City Festival @ Monterey, CA 8/24–8/25/13

Review: Jonathan Richman @ Make-Out Room, 8/15/13

For the last night of his four-night residency at the Make-Out Room, Jonathan Richman wasted no time perfecting THE SOUND. He asked politely and waited patiently for the [...]

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    Review & Photos: The Blank Tapes, Mystic Braves and Hindu Pirates get intimate at Awaken Cafe

Review & Photos: The Blank Tapes, Mystic Braves and Hindu Pirates get intimate at Awaken Cafe

Photos by Harland Spinks

In a small, asymmetrical coffee house, tucked inside a large building on Broadway and 14th, it was one of those night when you make eye contact [...]

By |August 13, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: The Blank Tapes, Mystic Braves and Hindu Pirates get intimate at Awaken Cafe
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    Review & Photos: Rebirth Brass Band @ Yoshi's Oakland, 8/8/13

Review & Photos: Rebirth Brass Band @ Yoshi's Oakland, 8/8/13

Ain't no party like a Rebirth party! Celebrating a 30 year career, Rebirth brought the noise to Yoshi's in Oakland for four shows last week. We attended [...]

By |August 13, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Rebirth Brass Band @ Yoshi's Oakland, 8/8/13
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    The Boulevard Ear, 8/11/13 – Special Bulletin: Outside Lands

The Boulevard Ear, 8/11/13 – Special Bulletin: Outside Lands

Welcome back to the Boulevard Ear, a regular feature on The Bay Bridged, where our man about town examines a community's live music offerings. What is it like to [...]

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Recap: Live-Tweeting Outside Lands 2013

Over the weekend, the 2013 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, which saw sold-out crowds packing Golden Gate Park for three great days of music. Below, catch a recap [...]

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Review & Photos: More highlights from Pickathon 2013!

This was my second Pickathon. Watching Bonnie Prince Billy a few years ago on the Woods stage, full of Dickel, was enough to draw me back. Hell, [...]

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  • White Fence @ Rickshaw Stop 8/7/13
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    Review & Photos: White Fence, Jessica Pratt, Jonathan Rado @ Rickshaw Stop

Review & Photos: White Fence, Jessica Pratt, Jonathan Rado @ Rickshaw Stop

Photos by Nicole L. Browner

Last night's show at the Rickshaw Stop packed a huge crowd, including familiar faces such as members of Surfer Blood, Thee Oh Sees, Burnt Ones, [...]

By |August 8, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: White Fence, Jessica Pratt, Jonathan Rado @ Rickshaw Stop
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    Review/Photos: Pickathon continues to thrive in the wilds of Oregon

Review/Photos: Pickathon continues to thrive in the wilds of Oregon

Ty Segall and friends @ Pickathon 2013 (Photo: Joseph Schell)

Article by Anna Schell / Photos by Joseph Schell

Bay Area artists Ty Segall, White Fence, Jessica Pratt, The Devil Makes [...]

By |August 6, 2013|Comments Off on Review/Photos: Pickathon continues to thrive in the wilds of Oregon