Danny James headed to Cafe Du Nord

Previously available only on cassette, Danny James (previously of The Cuts) is releasing his debut LP Pear on Burger Records soon. Stream the collection of widescreen psych-pop in its entirety below. James is playing a show this Saturday night at Cafe Du Nord backed by the Once and Future Band. PEAR by Danny James Danny James, The Wrong Words, The Aerosols Cafe Du Nord December 14, 2013 9pm, $8/10, 21+

Photos & Thanks: The Bay Brewed 2013 with Mikal Cronin, Shannon and the Clams, Kelley Stoltz and more

Thanks to everyone who attended Saturday's The Bay Brewed 2013. The third annual installment of our rock and roll beer festival brought together hundreds of beer and music fans for a chance to sample some of the best drinks and tunes that the Bay Area has to offer. Thanks as always to the SF Brewers Guild, and to all of the bands, breweries and sponsors that made this event so much fun. Enjoy these great photos from The Bay Brewed 2013! [nggallery id="317"] Photos by Daniel Kielman [nggallery id="318"] Photos by Ryan McDonald

By |December 12, 2013|Tags: |

Mixtape: Thirteen Bay Area Highlights from 2013 (Podcast #322)

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/2013_Highlights_Mix.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Thirteen Bay Area Highlights from 2013 (Podcast #322) As usual, our year-end wrap-up podcast comes leaden with hemming, hawing and caveats aplenty. How can another wide-ranging year full of impressive Bay Area releases be distilled down to a coherent list of "best" works? The obvious answer is that it can't. Ultimately, this podcast collects thirteen bands that had impressive 2013s, including a number of groups that won't be a surprise to attendees of Bay Bridged events or close followers of the blog. 2013 was once again banner year for local garage rock, with another stellar album from [...]

Noise Pop 2014 adds Throwing Muses, Bleached, NO, Happy Fangs, Cannons and Clouds

Noise Pop 2014 just announced a bunch of new additions to the festival, bringing Throwing Muses, Bleached, Mother Falcon, NO, Mark Mulcahy, and Vikesh Kapoor to town along with newly-added locals Happy Fangs and Cannons and Clouds. Check out the full lineup of confirmed performers over at the festival's web site. Tickets for the new shows go on sale this Thursday at noon.

By |December 10, 2013|Tags: |

Saturday: Don't miss The Bay Brewed, SF's only rock and roll beer festival!

This Saturday, December 7, SF's only rock and roll beer festival, The Bay Brewed, returns to Public Works for a third year of great local music and beer! Get your tickets now! The Music On the music side, we've got a whole lot of terrific local bands, including Mikal Cronin, Shannon and the Clams, Kelley Stoltz, Golden Void, French Cassettes and Magic Fight, along with performances throughout the day by the North Beach Brass Band, and DJ sets from Jamie Jams. As a reminder, set times for the festival are as follows: 12:50pm: Magic Fight (Main Stage) 1:35pm: French Cassettes [...]

By |December 6, 2013|Tags: |

Announcing the set times for The Bay Brewed 2013!

Taking place this Saturday, December 7, at Public Works, The Bay Brewed 2013 promises a full day of entertainment, including a slew of great San Francisco bands, as well as unlimited beer tasting from some amazing local breweries. We're pleased to announce the set times for our performers. As you'll see below, it's a packed afternoon of terrific bands! Get your tickets now! Set Times 12:50pm: Magic Fight (Main Stage) 1:35pm: French Cassettes (Loft Stage) 2:20pm: Kelley Stoltz (Main Stage) 3:05pm: Golden Void (Loft Stage) 3:50pm: Shannon and the Clams (Main Stage) 4:50pm: Mikal Cronin (Main Stage) Additionally, the North [...]

By |December 4, 2013|Tags: |

Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321)

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_December_2013.mp3 Download: Live This Month: December 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #321) 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 December again, which means something of a slow down in the world of live music. Tours become more infrequent as bands avoid winter weather, and few albums are being released during a time when most critics are putting the finishing touches on their best-of lists. Likely to appear on more than a few of those lists [...]

Mikal Cronin's 'MCII' coming out on tape — see him live at The Bay Brewed this weekend!

With MCII now popping up on numerous year-end lists -- and with good reason, it's terrific! -- Mikal Cronin's Merge-released LP comes out today at noon as a Burger Records tape. But don't just listen to the album -- see him live THIS SATURDAY, December 7, at The Bay Brewed 2013, our annual rock and roll beer festival, with Shannon and the Clams, Kelley Stoltz, Golden Void, French Cassettes and Magic Fight, as well as unlimited local beer tasting from over a dozen local breweries. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=074wHh44p10

The Bay Brewed is THIS Saturday at Public Works (DJ Jamie Jams joins the party)

Somehow, some way, the calendar already flipped to December, which can mean only one thing. No, this has nothing to do with Santa Claus – it's something even better. The Bay Brewed – San Francisco's only indie rock beer fest – is this Saturday, December 7 at Public Works, with live performances from Mikal Cronin, Shannon and the Clams, Kelley Stoltz, Golden Void, French Cassettes, Magic Fight, and the North Beach Brass Band, accompanied by unlimited beer tastings from a group of 13 SF-based brewers put together by the San Francisco Brewers Guild and food from Doc's of the Bay [...]

The Bay Brewed: our rock and roll beer festival returns on December 7!

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Beer_Mix_2013.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Bay Area Jams to Accompany Beer Drinking (Podcast #320) (See the track listing here) In a little over a week, SF's only indie rock beer festival, The Bay Brewed, returns to Public Works for a third year on December 7, 2013! You'll want to get your tickets now for this awesome day of beer and music, with performances by Mikal Cronin, Shannon and the Clams, Kelley Stoltz, Golden Void, French Cassettes and Magic Fight, as well as unlimited local beer tasting from 21st Amendment Brewery, Almanac Beer Company, Anchor Brewing, Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant, Cerveceria de [...]

By |November 28, 2013|Tags: |
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