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

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Funk_Soul_RandB_Mix.mp3 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 Power may loom large, but the the Bay Area has a wealth of emerging local funk, soul, and R&B acts that draw from a wide variety of sounds to craft exciting works. To be sure, you can hear influences of Bay Area classics in bands like the ascendant Con Brio, now bringing their energetic live sets to festivals around the world, and Monophonics, a group crafting music layered [...]

Listen to Meklit’s new track, “Supernova”

Meklit is a brilliant artist, who already has a TED Talk and a highly acclaimed album under her belt. She has worked with Andrew Bird and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, both of whom appear on her new album When The People Move, The Music Moves Too, out June 23 via Six Degrees Records. "Supernova" is off of the upcoming album, and takes directly from NASA's recordings of the sounds of stars. Meklit's beautiful voice is reminiscent of Lianne La Havas, and her complex mesh of percussion makes for an incredible beat. She has a diverse range of influences, ranging [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Sean Hayes, Dan Croll and more

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, April 3rd Sean Hayes, Conspiracy of Beards @ The Chapel 9pm, $25, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Thursday, April 3rd Meklit, Yesway @ Great American Music Hall 8pm, $20. Buy advance tickets here. Saturday, April 5th Dan Croll, Panama Wedding @ Great American Music Hall [...]

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