Come one, come all to our first Bay Bridged Presents of the year!

Friday, January 12

Nef the Pharaoh @ Pure Nightclub (Sunnyvale)
South Bay denizens finally get the chance to see the Bay’s rising rapper on their end of the Bay.

Teenage Faces (A Tribute to the Exploding Hearts) @ 1-2-3-4 Go! Records (Oakland)
Teenage Faces (aka SWMRS in disguise) team up with Mt. Eddy, and again with Circuits on the 13th, to tip their collective hats to the influential Portland band.

Animaniacs: Songs and Stories @ Brava Theater (SF)
If you can name all the state capitals because of Animaniacs, you owe a debt to its music.

The Victor Wooten Trio, Dennis Chambers, Bob Franceschini @ The Regency Ballroom (SF)
Now’s your chance to see this bass virtuoso live and in person.

Sløtface @ The New Parish (Oakland)
The “ø” makes kind of an “uh” noise.

Saturday, January 13

The Music of Twin Peaks @ The Chapel (SF)
Damn fine.

NRVS LVRS, Abbot Kinney, MANICS @ ​The Indepdendent (SF)
Psst — we’re presenting this.

Home Sick Fest with Ceremony, Power Trip, Touche Amore and more @ The Phoenix Theater (Santa Rosa)
Heavy and hard rock bands from the Bay and beyond band together at the Phoenix this weekend.

Sunday, January 14

Jonathan Coulton @ Swedish American Hall (SF)
Coulton makes the perfect bridge between Sketchfest quirk, Silicon Valley nerd history, and SF musical heritage.

Mad Mama and the Bonafide Few @ Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley)
Get your cowboy boots on.

RESIST: NIN’S The Downward Spiral @ Rickshaw Stop (SF)
What better way is there to wind down a weekend than with a drag tribute to your favorite middle school album?