Joshua Huver’s 2016-in-Review: The Year of 100 Shows

I think it’s safe to say that NOT ONE OF US was prepared for the never-ending, often emotional, always irrational roller coaster that was 2016.

For many, it was an [...]

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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 [...]

By |December 29, 2016|Comments Off on Best of 2016: The first Hamiltunes SF (an unexpected story)
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    Best of 2016: Russell Jelinek’s favorite local lyrical moments

Best of 2016: Russell Jelinek’s favorite local lyrical moments

I've never been one to sit down and follow along to the lyrics when I listen to an album, but there were a few lyrical moments from local artists [...]

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    Best of 2016 Playlist: Over 150 songs San Francisco Bay Area artists released this year!

Best of 2016 Playlist: Over 150 songs San Francisco Bay Area artists released this year!

While 2016 has been fraught with challenges and hardship, locally, nationally, and abroad, San Francisco Bay Area musicians have continued to push forward. Local artists released a ton of [...]

By |December 28, 2016|2 Comments

Best of 2016: Jessica Perez’s favorite concert photos

Cage The Elephant (photo: Jessica Perez)

Editor's note: Photographer Jessica Perez joined The Bay Bridged at the start of the year and has an impressive collection of bands she's photographed in the [...]

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Best of 2016: Will Reisman’s favorite musical moments

Growing up in Maine, without any hip older brother to speak of, my exposure to cool music was about as limited as one could imagine. I listened to the [...]

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Best of 2016: Paige’s favorite crowd photos

Crowd at Twenty One Pilots (By: Paige K. Parsons)

Editor's note: Photographer Paige K. Parsons takes not only great shots of bands but plenty of the fans at the shows she covers. [...]

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    Jody’s Best Of 2016: Everything* non-local I loved this year

Jody’s Best Of 2016: Everything* non-local I loved this year

That's right. I've been keeping a list.

Julia Jacklin
Sydney, Australia
If you asked me at any point after March of this year what I was listening to, know that I was [...]

By |December 22, 2016|Comments Off on Jody’s Best Of 2016: Everything* non-local I loved this year
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    Best of 2016: Jon Ching’s favorite concert photos from all over the Bay

Best of 2016: Jon Ching’s favorite concert photos from all over the Bay

Black Pistol Fire (photo: Jon Ching)

Editor's note: Jon Ching has been a member of The Bay Bridged photography team for a number of years and brings back great photos [...]

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Best of 2016: Patric Carver’s concert photos of the year

A Very Bloody Misfit Cabaret (photo: Patric Carver)

Editor's note: Patric Carver is a new addition to The Bay Bridged photography team and in a short amount of time has already amassed [...]

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Best of 2016: Pranav Trewn’s Bay Area Rap Hall of Fame

You’ll probably hear that 2016 hip-hop belonged to Atlanta.

This is the year the region’s most prominent ambassadors cemented their status as national icons. Young Thug released three increasingly excellent [...]

By |December 20, 2016|Comments Off on Best of 2016: Pranav Trewn’s Bay Area Rap Hall of Fame
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    You are what you love: Rob Goodman’s six favorite Bay Area shows in 2016

You are what you love: Rob Goodman’s six favorite Bay Area shows in 2016

The Cure, May 2016 (photo: Rob Goodman)

Year after year, I’m reminded that among all the chaos in the world — especially during this tempestuous time in the United States [...]

By |December 20, 2016|1 Comment