Last call with Nothington at Bottom of the Hill

Walking his new puppy through Alamo Square on a clear SF morning, Chris Matulich seems content with the prospect of taking his foot off the gas for awhile. "When [...]

By |June 7, 2019|Comments Off on Last call with Nothington at Bottom of the Hill

Joyous Defiance: Diet Cig to perform at Bottom of the Hill

Diet Cig (photo: Dojozine)

One of the fastest growing sectors of indie-rock in recent years is music by young adults capturing the tension of what it feels like to [...]

By |March 29, 2016|Comments Off on Joyous Defiance: Diet Cig to perform at Bottom of the Hill

Eskimeaux will make everything O.K.

Have you been searching for a new band to blanket you in your thriving loss of emotional control and make everything O.K. for 35 minutes? Well, Eskimeaux's album O.K. is [...]

By |October 21, 2015|Comments Off on Eskimeaux will make everything O.K.
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    Recommended, 10/24-10/30: Bottom of the Hill Celebrates 20 Years, King Tuff/Extra Classic, Mikal Cronin, Garrett Pierce

Recommended, 10/24-10/30: Bottom of the Hill Celebrates 20 Years, King Tuff/Extra Classic, Mikal Cronin, Garrett Pierce

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the [...]

By |October 24, 2011|2 Comments

Thursday: “Kim-O-Benefit” — help a local sound engineer fight breast cancer

Over the past decade-plus, SF sound engineer Kim Greiss has worked behind the boards at venues like Bottom of the Hill, Slim's, and Great American Music Hall. [...]

By |November 10, 2010|Comments Off on Thursday: “Kim-O-Benefit” — help a local sound engineer fight breast cancer

Music and…: Five Ways to Think About the Crackdown on SF Venues

In the midst of enjoying a series of sold-out, locally-headlined shows during last week's Noise Pop festivities, there was just enough of a gap between bands, drinks and good [...]

P.O.S., Grieves, Budo and Dessa @ Bottom of the Hill 2/18

Enthusiastic hip-hop fans lined up, down, and around the block waiting patiently to pack into the sold out, all-ages P.O.S. show at Bottom of the Hill. Desperate fans took to panhandling for extra tickets, and countless sneak-in attempts and fake IDs were abound.
By |February 23, 2010|Comments Off on P.O.S., Grieves, Budo and Dessa @ Bottom of the Hill 2/18

My Metal Month of May

The shows cropped up fast as Memorial day approached, cascading on top of each other like the hairs of a vigorously headbanged coif. Instead of trying to keep pace, [...]

By |June 7, 2009|Comments Off on My Metal Month of May

The latest on the ABC and local venues: why promises of change aren’t enough

A Bay Bridged reader tipped us off to this post over at the Chronicle's City Insider blog, the latest in the paper's coverage of the ongoing conflict between the [...]

By |April 29, 2009|Comments Off on The latest on the ABC and local venues: why promises of change aren’t enough

Must-read Chronicle story on the ABC and SF live music

Via The OCMD, the San Francisco Chronicle wrote an absolutely astonishing story this weekend about action by the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control targeted at some of the [...]

By |April 13, 2009|2 Comments