Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Seratones, GayC/DC and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) Looking for more giveaways? We've moved our hottest ticket giveaways over to Instagram, and are reserving a few more just for newsletter subscribers. Follow us on Instagram or sign up for the newsletter for more chances to win tickets to great shows. 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 in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random no later than 24 hours before the [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Body, Midtown Social and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) Looking for more giveaways? We've moved our hottest ticket giveaways over to Instagram, and are reserving a few more just for newsletter subscribers. Follow us on Instagram or sign up for the newsletter for more chances to win tickets to great shows. 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 in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random no later than 24 hours before the [...]

By |February 26, 2020|Tags: |

Sponsored: Stay warm with local faves at the Indy this January

We'll say it: January kinda sucks. You're back at work, you're quickly running out of your holiday leftovers (or, more realistically, they've been gone since December 28), and no matter where you are in the country, it's freakin' freezing. Fear not, San Franciscans: The Independent has a solution. In addition to their regularly scheduled programming of top talent in independent music, they're featuring a number of local acts throughout January that will basically carry you through the entire month. Behold: you can start with the hand-clap-laden soul of Brothers Prince on the 6th and go out dancing with Midtown Social [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Midtown Social and Lyrics Born

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) 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 in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random no later than 24 hours before the listed show and notified via email. Friday, November 24 Midtown Social, the Jack Mosbacher Band @ The Independent 9pm, $15, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Saturday, November 25 Lyrics Born, Gift of Gab, FEELOSOPHY @ The Independent 9pm, $20, 21+. Buy advance [...]

By |November 22, 2017|Tags: , |

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, August 21 – 24

Monday, August 21 Doom @ Oakland Metro Legendary UK metal act will rattle the walls at the Oakland Metro (not literally. But maybe). The Tet Holiday @ Bottom of the Hill Remember this video? Tuesday, August 22 Try the Pie, SOAR @ 1-2-3-4 Go! Two of our favorite DIY luminaries hit up Oakland's 1-2-3-4 Go! Firefriend, Future Twin, Le Vice @ The Golden Bull Get ready to dance, dance, dance. Wednesday, August 23 Dent May, Madeline Kenney @ Rickshaw Stop The sweeping, swooning sounds of Dent May will be offset by Madeline Kenney's '90s-tinged melodies. Starover Blue @ Forager Tasting [...]

By |August 21, 2017|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

UnderCover presents Amy Winehouse: The Singles at The Jewish Contemporary Museum

Bust out the liquid liner and get that hair high: an Amy Winehouse tribute is coming to San Francisco this summer. Though our collective threshold for nostalgia is ever-shrinking these days, you should still remember who Amy Winehouse is. But just in case: She's the singer who, round 'bout 2007, wore a lot of eyeliner, ushered in the second coming of blue-eyed soul, and had her personal struggles with drugs and alcohol put on blast by the notoriously unforgiving British press. Though she was one in a string of neo-jazz and blues performers bursting out of Britain at the time, [...]

Con Brio, Midtown Social to ring in 2015 at Rickshaw

Funkify your New Year's Eve with a dose of Bay Area soul. Coming off a sold-out appearance at the Rickshaw Stop, Con Brio will be returning to headline the venue's NYE party, and bringing Midtown Social with them. Produced by UnderCover Presents, the same team that brings you inventive re-imaginings of classic albums, such as last year's legendary performance of Sly and the Family Stone's Stand!, this lineup seems tailor-made for a New Year's event. Midtown Social makes varied, velvety soul and funk, and Con Brio is a sequinned throwback to the '70s, '80s, and other eras when showmanship could [...]

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