Dean Wareham to revisit the early days of Galaxie 500 at the Chapel

Dean Wareham is the mastermind behind the classic bands Galaxie 500 and Luna, original scores for Noah Baumbach films, and Dean & Britta, a duo with Luna bassist Britta Phillips. Deeply beloved by certain nostalgic, sentimental types, Galaxie 500 has found a foothold in music history, as a considerable amount of the ‘indie’ style can be traced back to the group’s late-‘80s work. That handful of albums — Today, On Fire, and This Is Our Music — has influenced the sound of notables including Low, Sonic Youth, and the Brian Jonestown Massacre, while Galaxie 500 songs have appeared in major films [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Yesway, Lolipop Records tour, and more

Yesway 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 entering for in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Thursday, June 19 Jessica Lea Mayfield, Israel Nash, John Gunton @ The Independent 2 pairs available 8pm, $15, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, June 20 Dean Wareham, Hott Mt @ The Chapel 9pm, $20, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Tuesday, June 24 Lolipop Records [...]

Live This Month: June 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_June_2014.mp3 Download: Live This Month: June 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts (Podcast #339) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. It's been a little over three years since tUnE-yArDs garnered universal acclaim for w h o k i l l, but Merrill Garbus hasn't lost any momentum with Nikki Nack. Her band's nationwide tour comes to The Fillmore this month for two sold-out shows. tUnE-yArDs isn't the only local band with a new album -- we're also really [...]

Live This Month: May 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #278)

Live This Month: May 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #278) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. It seems we're in a "when it rains, it pours" sort of place for significant new local albums, and this mix only scratches the surface of the latest in Bay Area records, with songs from Ty Segall & White Fence, Sleepy Sun, Whirr, and Blasted Canyons. On the touring front, Herman Dune and Royal Headache crossed different oceans to [...]

Just announced: Dean Wareham plays Galaxie 500 at the Hemlock Tavern

During their brief four-year run, the much-adored Galaxie 500 pioneered a dynamic, Velvets-updating dream pop sound, traces of which can be heard in new bands over two decades later. The good folks at the Hemlock Tavern just announced two May 11th shows featuring Dean Wareham performing Galaxie 500 songs in the Hemlock's intimate room. Wareham will be accompanied by Britta Phillips and Anthony LaMarca for both sets (7:30pm, 10:30pm, $20, 21+), which are on sale right now. Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500 Hemlock Tavern May 11, 2012 7:30pm, 10:30pm, $20

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