Get excited for ‘Explorer’ with new music from Con Brio

After releasing a stellar, soulful cover of "Heart-Shaped Box" last month, Bay Area favorite Con Brio has dropped a couple more singles from their upcoming sophomore album, Explorer.

"Too Lit [...]

By |June 12, 2018|Comments Off on Get excited for ‘Explorer’ with new music from Con Brio

Con Brio turn “Heart-Shaped Box” into a spacey soul jam

San Francisco soul band Con Brio is known for a lot of things, but emulating the crunchy riffs of the Pacific Northwest in the early '90s is not really [...]

By |May 4, 2018|Comments Off on Con Brio turn “Heart-Shaped Box” into a spacey soul jam

Behind The Scenes: Con Brio

Con Brio (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

If you've ever listened to Con Brio, you know the band's mission is to bring its audience to a world full of musical bliss.

The official invitation [...]

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Con Brio headline the Fillmore tomorrow night

On Saturday, May 5, the high energy soul-funk stylings of the Bay Area's own Con Brio will be headlining The Fillmore.

Con Brio translates to "With spirit," a musical direction [...]

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    NYE Happening: Noise Pop presents Con Brio at Swedish American Hall

NYE Happening: Noise Pop presents Con Brio at Swedish American Hall

(photo: Jon Bauer)Psychedelic funk and soul was pioneered here in the Bay Area with bands like Sly and the Family Stone, but it's Con Brio who keep that pulse [...]

By |December 29, 2017|Comments Off on NYE Happening: Noise Pop presents Con Brio at Swedish American Hall

Mixtape: Standout Bay Area Funk, Soul, and R&B Artists


Download: Mixtape: Standout Bay Area Funk, Soul, and R&B Artists (Podcast #409)

This episode first appeared on KQED.org.

The legacy of groups like Sly & the Family Stone and Tower of [...]

Photos: Con Brio at SFJAZZ

Con Brio (photo: Jon Bauer)

Ziek McCarter is a high energy ball of fire. Each member in the seven-piece band that is Con Brio had a turn showing off their skills [...]

By |June 21, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Con Brio at SFJAZZ
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: New Year’s Eve with Con Brio and Scraper

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: New Year’s Eve with Con Brio and Scraper

(photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

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 [...]

By |December 28, 2016|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: New Year’s Eve with Con Brio and Scraper
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    Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area

Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area


Download: Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area (Podcast #395)

This podcast originally appeared on KQED.org.

San Francisco's Minna Choi has been known to indie musicians and music [...]

By |November 1, 2016|Comments Off on Mixtape: Ten Standout Singers from the San Francisco Bay Area

Photos: Con Brio at The UC Theatre

Con Brio (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Bay Area band Con Brio spent the summer playing festivals such as Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and Fuji Rock in Japan.

The high-energy funk group played its first hometown show in [...]

By |October 20, 2016|Comments Off on Photos: Con Brio at The UC Theatre

Sponsored: Con Brio will heat up The UC next month

The first time I saw Con Brio was at this year's Outside Lands Music Festival. I told myself I was only going to stay for one song but half [...]

By |September 28, 2016|Comments Off on Sponsored: Con Brio will heat up The UC next month

Con Brio release debut full-length, ‘Paradise’

Following a complete metamorphosis signaled by the addition of vocalist Ziek McCarter and a reinvigorated live show, Con Brio is being powered by pure momentum. The band swiftly worked [...]

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